Pawtucket Red Sox (55-59)
Hector Velazquez earned the victory with five scoreless frames, granting two singles and two walks while striking out nine. Edgar Olmos allowed a single, a walk, and a hit by pitch over the final four innings; whiffing a trio.
Bryce Brentz and Tzu-Wei Lin each lined two hits in four at-bats; Brentz blitzing his 25th bomb in the third. Matt Dominguez, Brian Bogusevic, Steve Selsky, Dan Butler, and Deven Marrero each muscled a hit in four attempts; Marrero with a double. Ryan Court contributed a walk and a sacrifice fly in four forays. Sam Travis took a walk in four trips.
Greenville Drive (21-22/62-50)
Jason Groome tossed five scoreless innings, giving up three singles and two walks while striking out six. Daniel Gonzalez granted a run on two singles and a walk over two frames while whiffing one. Robby Sexton surrendered a walk and struck out four in two scoreless innings.
Tyler Hill, Santiago Espinal, and Brett Netzer each notched two hits and a run scored in five at-bats; Espinal lacing a triple. Ryan Scott scorched a double, drew a walk, and was hit by a pitch over four sessions. Roldani Baldwin belted a double, stole a base, and took two base on balls in five appearances. Granger Studdard reached thrice and scored twice with two walks and a hit by pitch in four attempts. Bobby Dalbec was hit by a pitch amid four hitless trips. Tucker Tubbs struck out twice in four futile forays. Jerry Downs was put down in each of his five jaunts.
Lowell Spinners (20-24)
Spinners and Cyclones postponed by rainy weather. The teams will attempt to play two the next time the Spinners come to Brooklyn on August 31.
GCL Red Sox (19-18)
Juan Perez pitched the first five frames, yielding two runs on two walks and three hits – including a downtown shot by Pedro Diaz – while whiffing a pair and uncorking a wild pitch. Marcos Lantigua let it three runs – two earned – on a pair of hits and a pair of hit by pitches in the sixth; striking out one. Rio Gomez relinquished a single in an otherwise clean seventh frame.
Pedro Castellanos contributed a single, a double, and was hit by a pitch while scoring twice in his perfect day at the plate. Andre Colon drove in three runners with a single and a double in three at-bats. David Durden and Blake Swihart each swatted two hits in three trips; Swihart slugging a double and scoring twice. Kervin Suarez stung a single and scored twice in four forays. Juan Carlos Abreu walked once in three jaunts. Alan Marrero was plunked once in three matchups. Everlouis Lozada lifted a sacrifice fly amid two hitless excursions. Cole Brannen took a base on balls amid three hitless attempts.
Eduard Bazardo battled through six scoreless innings, surrendering two singles and two walks while striking out three. Kory Behenna finished off the Rays in the ninth, allowing a single and a walk while whiffing a pair. Both Bazardo and Behenna threw a pitch to the backstop.
Everlouis Lozada laced a single in the first, his only hit in three at-bats. It was also the only hit the Red Sox had in game two. David Durden drew a walk and grounded out in his two appearances. Cole Brannen, Ricardo Cubillan, and Pedro Castellanos each earned a base on balls in three trips; Brannen scoring the run after leading off the sixth with a walk. Tyler Dearden and Eduard Conde each were unsuccessful in two excursions. Ramfis Berroa and Jecorrah Arnold each failed to reach in three attempts.
DSL Red Sox (35-19)
Rafael Gomez started the game on July 21, relinquishing an unearned run on three hits over six innings; whiffing eight. Yasel Santana yielded a single and a hit by pitch in two innings of work in July. Juan Morillo was the next pitcher called upon, but Morillo did not throw a pitch in anger before the game was suspended. Luis Rivero picked up his sixth win of the season after resuming the game yesterday, giving up a single and plunking a batter while striking out six in three frames.
Ivan Houellemont led the offense with a single, a double, and an intentional walk in four trips; he was caught stealing once. Rafael Rincones ripped a single and a double while picking up a free pass in five appearances; driving in the second run of the 11th with a single and then ending the frame with a caught stealing. Willis Figueroa found first base twice with a single and a walk in five ups; he too was caught stealing. Freiberg Marin muscled a single in five at-bats. Luis Hernandez and Marcos Martinez each earned a walk amid three hitless matchups; Martinez was thrown out at second on an attempted steal. Keibert Petit procured a base on balls in five treks. Alexander Martinez was unable to reach in his four tries; Martinez – promoted to Lowell during the suspended period – was replaced in the lineup today by Angel Gonzalez who grounded out in his only attempt. Jose Mejias had four frustrating forays.
Rayniel Moreno relinquished four runs on seven hits and a hit by pitch in four frames; whiffing a trio. Johan Martinez yielded two runs on two hits and two walks in the fifth inning; striking out one. Juan Morillo allowed only a single in two scoreless frames and earned his first professional win.
Ivan Houellemont hit three singles in four at-bats. Willis Figueroa and Freiberg Marin each muscled a pair of singles and drew a walk in four appearances; Figueroa padding the stat line with two stolen bases and a caught stealing. Keibert Petit and Jonathan Diaz each delivered two hits in four jaunts; Diaz driving two doubles, Petit procuring one double. Reinaldo Ugueto reached thrice with a single, a walk, and a hit by pitch in four ups; he was caught stealing once. Luis Hernandez and Rafael Rincones each roped a single in four trips. Angel Gonzalez was plunked by a pitch amid three hitless attempts.