Pawtucket Red Sox (46-44)
Kyle Kendrick allowed one run on an Alejandro De Aza homer in the fourth, scattered four other hits and struck out five in seven innings. Chandler Shepherd struck out two and gave up a double in the eighth. Ben Taylor picked up a 1-2-3 ninth inning.
Aneury Tavarez and Rusney Castillo each produced a homer and a single in five at-bats. Ryan Court chipped in a single and two walks in four trips. Matt Dominguez and Mike Miller managed a single and a walk in four appearances. Heiker Meneses and Steve Selsky each swatted a hit in four tries, Meneses mashing a double. Brock Holt hit a single in five trips to the plate. Dan Butler had a quartet of futile forays.
Portland Sea Dogs (42-45)
Trey Ball threw 46 pitches in his one inning-plus of work – including three batter appearances in the second – allowing eight runs, seven earned, on nine hits and a walk; striking out two. Jake Drehoff surrendered four more runs on four hits and a walk in 2 ⅓ innings; while whiffing a quartet and unleashing a pair of wild pitches. Jake Cosart kept the Fisher Cats off the board for 2 ⅔ frames, giving up two hits and a walk while striking out three and uncorking a pitch to the backstop. Luis Ysla failed to stop the bleeding, coughing up three runs on three hits and two walks in two innings, while whiffing four.
Mike Olt led the offense with a single, a double, and three walks in five trips. Danny Mars managed three singles in six sessions. Cole Sturgeon stung a single and a double while drawing a walk in five appearances. Josh Tobias topped two singles in five at-bats. Jeremy Barfield blasted his ninth homer and took two base on balls in five attempts. Henry Urrutia hit a single and drew two free passes in five tries. Michael Chavis contributed a double in five trips. Jake Romanski drew a walk amid four hitless excursions. Deiner Lopez was unable to reach in five forays.
Salem Red Sox (14-8/54-37)
Dedgar Jimenez picked up his tenth victory with seven scoreless innings, giving up two singles and a walk while whiffing six. Daniel McGrath yielded a single and struck out four in the final two frames.
Austin Rei and Jose Sermo each swatted a double and drew a walk in four appearances. Tyler Spoon, Jordan Betts, and Victor Acosta each belted a hit in three at-bats; Acosta with a double, Spoon with a triple. Chris Madera and Tate Matheny each tapped a single in four tries. Jeremy Rivera dropped a sacrifice bunt amid three hitless attempts. Nick Lovullo notched a trio of fruitless forays.
Greenville Drive (10-11/51-39)
Mitch Gunsolus recorded two singles in two trips, also stealing a base and scoring a run. Isaias Lucena and Steven Reveles each ripped a single in two at-bats. Lorenzo Cedrola and Tyler Hill each hit a single in three tries; Cedrola swiping two bases. Roldani Baldwin lifted a sacrifice fly and had one hitless appearance. Bobby Dalbec and Granger Studdard were unable to reach in two attempts. Santiago Espinal suffered a trio of failed forays.
Lowell Spinners (10-12)
Yorvin Pantoja yielded three runs on three hits – including a Jhailyn Ortiz jack – and two walks over 5 ⅔ innings; striking out four. Denyi Reyes relinquished the final run on three hits in 1 ⅔ frames. Dominic LoBrutto struck out both men he faced.
Raiwinson Lameda laced two singles in four at-bats. Garrett Benge took two base on balls and blooped a double in four appearances. Michael Osinski obtained a single and two strikeouts in three trips. Yoan Aybar had a single in four attacks. Charlie Madden chalked up three hitless tries. Jordan Wren, Marino Campana, Brett Netzer, and Nicholos Hamilton each suffered four frustrating forays.
GCL Red Sox (9-8)
Rayniel Adames allowed a run on a single and a walk over four innings and two batters; striking out two and uncorking a wild pitch. Ritzi Mendoza relinquished a run on four hits; whiffing a quartet while throwing wide of the catcher twice. Rio Gomez gave up two singles in two frames.
Pedro Castellanos clubbed three singles in five at-bats. Cole Brannen bopped two singles and earned two base on balls in five appearances. Juan Carlos Abreu accumulated a double, a triple, and a walk in five excursions. Ricardo Cubillan dropped two singles and a sacrifice bunt in five trips. Tyler Esplin topped two singles in five attacks. C.J. Chatham contributed a single in three tries before being lifted for Andre Colon, who was hit by a pitch in his two tries. Carlos Pulido walked once in his five forays. Trey Ganns was plunked once in his five appearances. Kervin Suarez earned a free pass in his six sessions.
DSL Red Sox (24-11)
Red Sox and Dodgers had their scheduled game postponed due to rain. They will likely play two on August 16, the next time the two clubs meet.