Red Sox Minor League Gameday April 19, 2017

Today’s Games

MLB: Boston Red Sox (Rick Porcello) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (Francisco Liriano) [7:07PM] 

ILPawtucket Red Sox (TBD) @ Charlotte Knights [CHW] (Lucas Giolito) [7:05PM]

EL: Portland Sea Dogs (Jalen Beeks)[email protected]Binghamton Rumble Ponies [NYM] (Corey Oswalt) [6:35 PM]

CL: Salem Red Sox (Roniel Raudes) vs. Wilmington Blue Rocks [KCR] (Emilio Ogando) [7:05PM]

SAL: Greenville Drive (Logan Boyd) @ Lexington Legends [KCR] (Ofreidy Gomez) [7:05PM]

Today’s Minor League Scores

[Note: All Times EDT / All pitchers listed subject to change]

Yesterday’s Scoreboard

Pawtucket Red Sox (6-6)

Haviland roughed up in the first, PawSox lose 3-1

Shawn Haviland gave up five consecutive hits leading to three runs to start the bottom of the first – including a lead-off home run to Yoan Moncada and a two-run blast by Willy Garcia – before settling down to go seven full innings. Haviland allowed only four more hits the rest of the way, walking one while whiffing eight. Chandler Shepherd struck out one in a 1-2-3 eighth inning.

Josh Rutledge jacked a round-tripper in his first rehab at-bat, before going down without consequence in his final two trips of the day. Allen Craig replaced him and struck out in his only appearance. Jackie Bradley was unsuccessful in his two rehab at-bats before being replaced by Bryce Brentz, who had a single in his two excursions. Junior Lake had a perfect day with two singles, a walk, and a stolen base. Rusney Castillo picked up two singles and a stolen base in four trips to the plate. Deven Marrero had a single in three at-bats. Matt Dominguez earned a free pass and had three unsuccessful at-bats. Mike Miller and Blake Swihart each were unsuccessful in three appearances. Sam Travis took the 0-for-4 collar, whiffing twice.


Portland Sea Dogs (7-4)

Sea Dogs break through with a pair in the 10th, shut out Binghamton 2-0

Teddy Stankiewicz threw six scoreless frames, allowing three hits and a walk; whiffing a quintet. Austin Maddox pitched the seventh and eighth, giving up a hit, a wild pitch, and a walk while striking out a trio. Jamie Callahan picked up his second win of the season with two scoreless innings, giving up a hit and whiffing three.

Rafael Devers dropped two singles and drew a walk in four at-bats, picking up a stolen base. He was pinch run for by Aneury Tavarez in the tenth; Tavarez scoring the first run. Jordan Procyshen had two singles in four trips to the plate. Joseph Monge managed a single and a sacrifice in four plate appearances. Tzu-Wei Lin, Nick Longhi, Cole Sturgeon, and Danny Mars each had a hit in four trips; Sturgeon with a double and a caught stealing. Heiker Meneses and Mike Olt each went 0-for-4.


Salem Red Sox (8-5)

Singles, steals, and sacrifices send Salem to a walk-off victory, 6-5

Daniel McGrath had a rough outing, surrendering five runs (four earned) on nine hits and two walks over four innings; whiffing five. Austin Glorius gave up a hit and a walk over three scoreless innings; striking out a quintet. Gerson Bautista allowed a pair of hits in his two scoreless frames; putting up one K.

Deiner Lopez and Bryan Hudson each laced a pair of hits and swiped two bags in four plate appearances; Lopez scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth after driving home the tying run with a single, taking second on the throw, and then stealing third, Hudson had a double and two RBI. Chad De La Guerra and Michael Chavis each went 1-for-3; Chavis with a two-run bomb and a walk; De La Guerra with a game-winning sacrifice fly. Tate Matheny singled once in four at-bats and was caught stealing. Austin Rei’s only hit in his four trips was a single in the ninth; he was replaced by pinch runner Jhon Nunez, who scored the fifth run. Josh Ockimey drew a walk, hit a sac fly, and had two unsuccessful forays. Josh Tobias went 0-for-3 with a hit by pitch and a caught stealing. Mike Meyers dropped a sacrifice bunt to move Nunez to second in the ninth, but was otherwise hitless in three official at-bats.


Greenville Drive (8-5)

Tovar’s two-run tater drives Greenville to a 3-2 victory

Mike Shawaryn picked up his first win with a 5 ⅓ inning start, relinquishing two runs on seven hits (including a solo shot by Khalil Lee) and two walks; striking out an octet. Jordan Weems pitched 1 ⅔ scoreless frames, giving up a single and striking out three. Hildemaro Requena pitched two scoreless innings to end the game, with only a hit batsman blotting perfection.

Bobby Dalbec drove a ball out of the park in the first, then went hitless in his final three appearances. Carlos Tovar, Yoan Aybar, and Mitch Gunsolus each picked up a hit in three at-bats; Tovar with the two-run blast in the sixth; Gunsolus swiping a bag. Tyler Hill had a trio of unsuccessful appearances before being replaced by Lorenzo Cedrola, who walked in his only trip. Roldani Baldwin also went 0-for-3. Santiago Espinal, Ryan Scott, and Tucker Tubbs each had a quartet of frustrating forays; Espinal and Tubbs each striking out twice.


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