Red Sox Minor League Gameday August 12, 2016

Michael Ivins

Today’s Games

MLB: Boston Red Sox (David Price) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (Patrick Corbin) [7:10PM]

ILPawtucket Red Sox (Justin Haley) @ Buffalo Bison [TOR] (Mike Bolsinger) [7:05PM]

EL: Portland Sea Dogs (Jacob Dahlstrand) @ Akron RubberDucks [DET] (Rob Kaminsky) [7:05PM]

CLSalem Red Sox (TBD) vs. Wilmington Blue Rocks [CHC] (TBD) [7:05PM]

SAL: Greenville Drive (Roniel Raudes) vs. Charleston RiverDogs [NYY] (Daris Vargas) [7:05PM]

NYPL: Lowell Spinners (Michael Shawaryn) @ Aberdeen Ironbirds [BAL] (Alex Wells) [7:05PM]

GCL: GCL Red Sox @ GCL Twins [12:00 PM]

DSL: DSL Red Sox 1 @ DSL Dodgers 2 [10:30AM]

DSLDSL Red Sox 2 vs. DSL Astros Orange [10:30AM]

Today’s Minor League Scores

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

8/11 Scoreboard

Pawtucket Red Sox (63-55)

Hernandez and Marrero hit two-run bombs in the eighth, PawSox sidestep the Bulls 6-5

Robby Scott got the spot start and went three scoreless innings in place of Roenis Elias – who was promoted to Boston. Scott yielded a pair of hits and a walk while striking out three. Kyle Martin pitched the next three, allowing a run on a hit, two walks, and a hit by pitch; whiffing a pair. Chandler Shepherd had an odd rough day, surrendering three runs on five hits including a Taylor Motter two-run tater. Heath Hembree pitched the ninth inning, allowing his first AAA run of the season on a hit and three free passes; striking out two.

Dan Butler and Chris Marrero each had a hit in three at-bats; Butler with a double, Marrero with his 22nd bomb – which put the Sox ahead to stay in the eighth – and a walk. Rusney Castillo and Marco Hernandez each powered a hit in four at-bats; Castillo scorching a triple and Hernandez launching a home run in the eighth, which tied the score at four. Henry Ramos drew a walk ahead of Marrero’s bomb. He grounded out in his first at-bat after relieving the rehabbing Chris Young, who went 0-for-2. Deven Marrero procured a walk and had a pair of hitless at-bats. Brennan Boesch also earned a free pass amidst three futile forays. Chris Dominguez and Mike Miller each failed to reach in their three attempts.

Portland Sea Dogs (45-71)

Jerez offers no relief for the Sea Dogs, Portland gets sunk 5-2

Kevin McAvoy scattered eight hits and a walk while yielding one run – on a Wynton Bernard bomb – over his six-inning start; striking out six. Williams Jerez gave up three runs on five hits and a walk while picking up only two outs; both via the K. Jake Drehoff relinquished the final run, giving up a pair of hits – including an Austin Green long ball – while striking out two in 1 1/3 innings.

Nate Freiman put a pair of singles in play and drew a walk in four forays to the plate. Mauricio Dubon powered one downtown and had a single in four at-bats; also being caught stealing. Jake Romanski singled once in three trips to the dish. Cody Decker and Yoan Moncada each had a hit in four at-bats; Moncada slugging a monster shot in his return to the lineup, Decker was caught stealing. Aneury Tavarez reached via a walk and had three hitless attempts. Rainel Rosario and Tzu-Wei Lin each failed to reach in three plate appearances. Ryan Court was frustrated in each of his four trips to the plate.

Salem Red Sox (25-21 / 68-47)

Red Sox lose six runners on the base, go down to the Pelicans 3-2

Angelo Leclerc allowed three runs – two earned – on seven hits – including a Yasiel Balaguert blast – and a walk over five innings; striking out three. Jake Cosart struck out four in his two innings of work. Bobby Poyner faced three batters and got them all out.

Rafael Devers was the offense for the Red Sox, powering a pair of solo roundtrippers in his four trips to the plate. Bryan Hudson slapped a single and earned a walk in three forays, but was picked off. Nick Longhi hit a single and drew a walk in four appearances and was picked off of first. David Sopilka picked up a single in three at-bats, but was cut down at home plate in a scoring attempt. Danny Mars, Reed Gragnani, and Joseph Monge each had a single in four at-bats; Mars with a stolen base and a caught stealing, Monge was also caught trying to swipe a bag. Deiner Lopez drew a walk and had a pair of hitless at-bats. Mike Meyers struck out twice in his four hitless attempts, he was also caught stealing.

Greenville Drive (24-23 / 61-55)

Greenville score three in the fourth and four in the fifth; drive past the RiverDogs 8-3

Logan Boyd picked up his 13th win on the season, going six innings, allowing a run on three hits – including a Kyle Holder homerun – and a walk while striking out six. Austin Glorius surrendered a run on two hits in the seventh inning, whiffing one. Kuehl McEachern yielded a run on two hits in the eighth. Trevor Kelley struck out one of the three batters he faced in the ninth.

Luis Alexander Basabe singled twice and scorched a double in five at-bats. Kyri Washington singled, tripled, and was hit by a pitch in four trips to the plate; stealing a base as well. Trenton Kemp drove in half of the Drive’s runs on a double and a triple in three at-bats before being replaced by J.T. Watkins; who grounded out in his sole opportunity. Austin Rei picked up a single and a double in four at-bats. Josh Ockimey, Michael Chavis, and Nick Lovullo each slapped a single in four at-bats. Jeremy Rivera and Tate Matheny each went hitless in four official at-bats; Matheny did reach on a hit by pitch.

Lowell Spinners (31-22)

Spinners get two early runs, but the pitching gets crunched, ValleyCats lay out Lowell 13-2 in game one

Michael Shawaryn yielded five runs – four earned – on seven hits and a walk over two innings; striking out four. Brad Stone allowed an unearned run on two walks in the third inning; whiffing a pair. Brandon Workman was stretched out to three innings in his rehab appearance, surrendering two runs on four hits – including a Ronnie Dawson dinger – while striking out three. Jordan Weems was only able to get two outs in the sixth, giving up five runs on two walks and three hits – including a Brauly Mejia bomb – while striking out two while throwing a pair to the backstop. Victor Acosta came in to pick up the final out.

Bobby Dalbec slapped a pair of singles in three at-bats. Ryan Scott stroked a double and drew a walk in three plate appearances. Allen Craig and Isaias Lucena each drew a pair of free passes amidst a hitless at-bat. Carlos Tovar also picked up a walk and had two hitless at-bats. Matt McLean procured a walk amidst three hitless appearances. Tyler Hill and Tucker Tubbs each had three futile forays. C.J. Chatham was frustrated in each of his four trips.

Steen and Smith stymie Tri-City, Spinners pick up the game two win 7-0

Kevin Steen pitched the first six innings, scattering a trio of hits and walking three, while striking out two. Dakota Smith gave up a hit and a walk in the seventh, striking out one.

Yoan Aybar, Andy Perez, and Jhon Nunez each slapped two hits in three at-bats; Nunez with a double, Perez with two. Ryan Scott and Victor Acosta each picked up two hits in four at-bats; Acosta with a double and a caught stealing, Scott powering his third homer of the season. Chris Madera picked up a single, two walks, and a stolen base in four plate appearances; also being caught stealing. Allen Craig singled and walked in his four trips to the plate. Steven Reveles hit a single in his four at-bats. Jerry Downs went hitless in his three trips to the plate.

GCL Red Sox (22-20)

Offense gets shut out again, Sox lose 7-0

Hildemaro Requena was the tough luck loser, allowing a single run on five hits and a hit by pitch in six innings; striking out two. Ryan Oduber surrendered five runs on five hits – including a solo shot by Jesus Sanchez – and two walks over 2 1/3 innings; whiffing a pair. Nicolo Clemente picked up the final two outs, but not before giving up another run on two hits and a walk; striking out one.

Rafael Oliveras slapped a single and punched a double in his four at-bats. Raiwinson Lameda and Yomar Valentin each slugged a double in three at-bats. Samuel Miranda, Santiago Espinal and Imeldo Diaz each walked to the plate three times, and walked back to the dugout with an out each time. Lorenzo Cedrola, Stanley Espinal, and Juan Barriento were each vanquished in their four at-bats.

DSL Red Sox 1 (41-15)

A late run is too little, too late; Sox lose 5-1

Rayniel Adames allowed a pair of runs on a pair of hits and a pair of walks in his pair of innings; striking out a pair. Junior Figueroa also yielded two runs on four hits, a walk, and a hit by pitch in three innings of relief; whiffing one. Carlos Cortes surrendered an unearned run on two hits and a walk in his three innings of work.

Luis Hernandez picked up a single and a walk in three plate appearances before being pinch hit for by Ivan Jimenez who popped out in the ninth. Ivan Houellemont doubled once in his three at-bats. Carlos Pulido and Marino Campana had matching days, singling once in four at-bats, but being caught out in the ol’ pick-off/caught stealing pickle. Jose Mejias drew a walk amidst a pair of hitless at-bats. Willis Figueroa earned a free pass and went hitless in three other attempts. Jesus Chacon had a trio of fruitless at-bats. Kervin Suarez and Ricardo Cubillan were each set down four times without incident.

DSL Red Sox 2 (38-18)

Two runs in the seventh give the Sox the victory, defeating the Rays 3-1

Luis Rivero threw five scoreless frames in the start, yielding two singles, while whiffing six. Andres Jimenez surrendered an unearned run on a single and two walks over 2 1/3 innings; striking out a pair. Rafael Gomez notched the final five outs, striking out three and walking one.

Juan Hernandez reached in each of his four appearances – with a single and three walks – and scored two of the Sox runs. Hernandez was also picked-off and caught stealing. Everlouis Lozada pitched in with two more singles in four at-bats and the third run scored. Fabian Andrade stroked a single, stole a base, and procured a walk in four attempts. Pedro Castellanos and Ronaldo Pulgar each went 1-for-4; Castellanos popping a double, Pulgar stole a base and was also caught stealing. Kleiber Rodriguez walked to first twice and walked back to the bench in his other two plate appearances. Reinaldo Ugueto was plunked by a Miguel Lara pitch and then had three hitless at-bats. Eduard Conde and Yeison Coca each failed to reach in their four trips to the dish.

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Brandon has worked the graveyard shift for a decade and, like any good vampire, is averse to the sun. His love of the Red Sox is so deep, he follows eight teams on a daily basis. He lives in Norwich, CT where he often goes to Dodd Stadium to watch minor league baseball with his best friend, his wife Dawn.

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