Minor League Gameday September 4, 2017

Mike McCann

Today’s Games

MLB: Boston Red Sox (Rick Porcello) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (J.A. Happ) [7:10PM]

IL: Pawtucket Red Sox (Jalen Beeks) @ Rochester Red Wings [MIN] (Adalberto Mejia) [1:35PM]

EL: Portland Sea Dogs (Teddy Stankiewicz) vs. New Hampshire Fisher Cats [TOR] (Conner Greene) [1:05PM]

CL: Salem Red Sox (Kyle Hart) vs. Winston-Salem Dash [CHW] (Jimmy Lambert) [1:05PM]

SAL: Greenville Drive (Bryan Mata) @ Asheville Tourists [COL] (Antonio Santos) [2:05PM]

NYPL:  Lowell Spinners (Jake Thompson/TBD) vs. Hudson Valley Renegades [HOU] (TBD/TBD) [12:35PM]

GCL: GCL Red SoxSeason Complete

DSL: DSL Red SoxSeason Complete

Today’s Minor League Scores

Yesterday’s Scoreboard

Pawtucket Red Sox (67-74)

PawSox pound out 15 hits in 7-2 victory

Kyle Kendrick threw six scoreless innings, giving up three hits and a hit by pitch while whiffing two. Carson Smith faced one batter in the seventh, as Levi Michael lined a shot off off Smith’s leg. Smith recovered to record the 1-3 out before being replaced by Chandler Shepherd. Shepherd surrendered two unearned runs on two hits and a hit by pitch in 1 ⅔ frames; striking out one. Williams Jerez recorded a 1-2-3 ninth inning with one K.

Matt Dominguez drove three hits – including a pair of downtown shots – in five at-bats. Brian Bogusevic blooped two singles and drew a base on balls in five appearances. Bryce Brentz, Dan Butler, Heiker Meneses, and Tim Roberson each roped two hits in five trips; Brentz with his 31st bomb, Meneses with a stolen base. Mike Miller and Jeremy Barfield each hit a single and earned a free pass in five jaunts. Jantzen Witte wilted in five fruitless forays.

Portland Sea Dogs (65-73)

Rain canceled the Sea Dogs vs. Fisher Cats tilt on Sunday. The two teams will end their seasons with an afternoon tilt today.

Salem Red Sox (33-36/73-65)

Salem gets one-hit in 2-0 game one loss

Mike Shawaryn surrendered two runs – one earned – on four hits, a walk, and a hit by pitch over six frames; whiffing nine. Matthew Gorst struck out two of the three men he faced in a perfect seventh inning appearance.

Nick Lovullo laced a single in two trips. Austin Rei, Tyler Spoon, Tate Matheny, and Jordan Betts each had a pair of junky jaunts. Jose Sermo, Conrad Gregor, Jeremy Rivera, and Justin Pacchioli each had three failed forays.

Lau walks in the winning run in the eighth, Salem gets swept 3-2

Logan Boyd allowed two runs on six hits and two walks over 5 ⅓ innings; whiffing five. Adam Lau let in an unearned run on three hits, a walk, and a wild pitch; striking out one in 2 ⅔ frames.

Conrad Gregor golfed a single, stole a base, and drew a walk in four appearances. Victor Acosta singled once in three ventures. Jose Sermo dropped a sacrifice bunt and line a sacrifice fly in three jaunts. Justin Pacchioli took first twice in four trips on a walk and a hit by pitch. Nick Lovullo and Tyler Spoon each received a free pass in three sessions. Chris Madera and Jhon Nunez were unable to reach in three miserable matchups. Bryan Hudson had four fizzled forays, but did steal a base.

Greenville Drive (37-32/78-60)

Diaz dinged, Drive downed 6-4

Jhonathan Diaz was jostled for six runs on ten hits, three walks, and a hit by pitch over five innings; striking out eight and uncorking a wild pitch. Hunter Smith surrendered a pair of hits and a walk over three scoreless frames; whiffing a pair.

Ryan Scott scorched three singles in four at-bats. Pedro Castellanos crushed a single and a double in four trips. Santiago Espinal singled twice in five excursions. Mitch Gunsolus golfed a single and a sacrifice fly in four matchups. Granger Studdard singled and walked in four appearances. Roldani Baldwin blooped a single and a sacrifice fly in five ventures. Jerry Downs delivered a single in four jaunts. Carlos Tovar singled once in five treks. Jagger Rusconi was unable to reach in four frustrating forays.

Lowell Spinners (31-39)

Renegades and Spinners stayed dry by having their game on Sunday postponed. They will play an afternoon doubleheader today.

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