Red Sox Minor League Gameday July 6, 2017

Red Sox Minor League Gameday

Today’s Games

MLB: Boston Red Sox (Chris Sale) @ Texas Rangers (Jacob Faria) [7:10 PM]

ILPawtucket Red Sox (Hector Velazquez) @ Rochester Red Wings [MIN] (TBD) [1:35 PM]

EL: Portland Sea Dogs (Teddy Stankiewicz) vs. New Hampshire Fisher Cats [TOR] (Conner Greene) [7:05 PM]

CL: Salem Red Sox (TBD) @ Carolina Mudcats [MIL] (Marcos Diplan) [7:05 PM]

SAL: Greenville Drive (Darwinzon Hernandez) @ Rome Braves [ATL] (Joey Wentz) [7:05 PM]

NYPL:  Lowell Spinners (Yorvin Pantoja) @ Aberdeen IronBirds [BAL] (Nick Gruener) [7:05 PM]

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

DSL: DSL Red Sox vs. DSL Royals [10:30 AM]

Today’s Minor League Scores

Yesterday’s Scoreboard

Pawtucket Red Sox (41-43)

Johnson gives up three in the first, PawSox lose the first game 3-1

Brian Johnson had a bumpy start to his second rehab start, relinquishing three runs and five hits in the first inning, before settling down to yield only a walk in the next 2 ⅔ frames. Johnson struck out a pair. Chandler Shepherd surrendered two hits and whiffed a pair in 1 ⅓ innings. Jamie Callahan struck out two of the three men he faced in the sixth.

Dan Butler bopped a single and drew a base on balls in three trips. Jhonny Peralta, Pablo Sandoval, Bryce Brentz, Steve Selsky, Mike Miller, and Heiker Meneses each managed a hit in three at-bats; Brentz belting a double. Aneury Tavarez struck out two times in his three attempts. Rusney Castillo was rusty after his DL stint with four futile forays.

Pitching turns the tide in game two, Pawsox with a 2-0 victory

Jalen Beeks scattered three hits and three walks over 4 ⅔ frames, whiffing seven. Brandon Workman worked the next two innings, giving up a single and three walks while striking out three. Austin Maddox was called upon to pick up the final out, getting Niko Goodrum to fly out with the bases loaded.

Steve Selsky, Aneury Tavarez, and Jantzen Witte each walloped two hits in three at-bats; Selsky swatting a double. Ryan Court contributed two singles and a run scored in four trips. Heiker Meneses and Tim Roberson each ripped a single in three appearances. Brian Bogusevic, Bryce Brentz, and Matt Dominguez each were unsuccessful in their trio of forays.

Portland Sea Dogs (37-43)

SeaDogs can’t solve Fisher Cats pitching, go down to a 2-0 defeat

Kevin McAvoy went seven scoreless innings with five hits and six whiffs before the eighth inning become his downfall. McAvoy gave up a single, a sacrifice bunt where he threw the ball away, resulting in a run and a runner on third, a sacrifice fly, and then another single before being relieved. Williams Jerez put down the final five Cats in order, striking out two.

Jeremy Barfield blasted a double and was bonked by a pitch in four attacks. Brock Holt had a single in three trips before being replaced by Rafael Devers in the eighth; Devers popped out in his only at-bat. Danny Mars and Michael Chavis each chipped in with a single in four appearances. Mike Olt, Jake Romanski, and Josh Tobias each had three hitless appearances. Chad De La Guerra and Henry Urrutia suffered four fruitless forays.

Salem Red Sox (9-5/49-34)

Salem pitching gives up one single, defeat Carolina 4-0

Mike Shawaryn went five frames, surrendering a fourth-inning single, a hit by pitch, and five walks while whiffing nine MudCats. Gerson Bautista walked one and struck out one in his two innings. Jordan Weems also walked one in two innings, striking out a pair.

Jeremy Rivera ripped four singles and was caught stealing in five at-bats. Tate Matheny mashed a tater and hit two singles in five trips. Victor Acosta accumulated two singles in four appearances. Jhon Nunez knocked two singles and stole a base in five excursions. Tyler Spoon and Josh Ockimey each had a hit and a walk in five attempts; Spoon smashing his first homer of the season. Chris Madera managed a single and had four hitless ups. Jose Sermo drew a walk in five trips. Nick Lovullo had a quartet of failed forays.

Greenville Drive (4-11/45-38)

Drive offense stalls against Braves, go down to defeat 3-0

Jhonathan Diaz tossed 76 pitches in five frames, giving up a run on two hits and three walks while striking out five and uncorking a wild pitch. Harrison Cooney yielded an unearned run on a hit and two walks in the sixth; whiffing a pair. Algenis Martinez allowed a run on two hits in two innings, striking out four and throwing one past the catcher.

Tucker Tubbs and Carlos Tovar each contributed a single and a walk in four trips. Santiago Espinal, Tyler Hill, Ryan Scott, and Isaias Lucena each laced a hit in four at-bats; Hill thumping a double. Lorenzo Cedrola cracked a single in five attempts. Mitch Gunsolus got plunked and drew a walk amid two hitless attacks. Roldani Baldwin suffered four futile forays.

Lowell Spinners (6-10)

Spinners score four in the sixth, down the IronBirds 5-3

Nick Duron delivered four innings, allowing two runs on six hits and a walk; striking out three. Devon Fisher gave up the third run on two hits, three walks, and a hit by pitch in 1 ⅔ frames; striking out one and uncorking a wild pitch. Joan Martinez managed 2 ⅔ scoreless innings, yielding four hits and whiffing a quartet. Juan Florentino picked up the final two outs – one by way of the K – while giving up a single.

Michael Osinski obtained two hits, a single and a double, and was hit by a pitch in four attempts. Brett Netzer knocked two singles and dropped a sacrifice bunt in five forays; he was also caught stealing. Joseph Monge managed two singles in five at-bats. Yomar Valentin walked twice, singled once, dropped a sac bunt and stole a base in five trips. Nick Sciortino swatted a single and earned a free pass in four appearances. Juan Barriento bopped a single and earned a base on balls in five excursions. Jordan Wren roped a single in four at-bats. Raiwinson Lameda laced a single and stole a bag in five attacks. Yoan Aybar drew a walk amid four hitless at-bats.

GCL Red Sox (6-3)

Mendoza and friends shut down the O’s, 3-0

Ritzi Mendoza managed four shutout innings, relinquishing four hits, two walks, and hitting Willy Yahn with a pitch; whiffing a quartet. Tanner Raiburn tossed two scoreless, walking one and striking out one. Angel Padron pitched the final three frames, allowing a hit and a walk while whiffing a trio.

Andre Colon collected a pair of singles in three trips. Kervin Suarez, Tyler Esplin, and Bobby Dalbec each delivered two hits in four at-bats; Dalbec and Suarez with a double, Dalbec adding a stolen base. Trey Ganns singled once and whiffed thrice. Cole Brannen, Alberto Schmidt, and Everlouis Lozada each had a trio of hitless appearances; Lozada did manage to steal a base. Ramfis Berroa struck out in three of his four futile forays.

DSL Red Sox (17-10)

Sox score five in the fifth, power past Rays 6-4

Rayniel Moreno relinquished four runs on seven hits, a walk, and a hit by pitch in four innings, striking out five. Luis Rivero tossed three scoreless frames, giving up three hits while whiffing one. Antonio Police pitched the final two innings, walking two and striking out a trio.

Alexander Martinez mashed two doubles in three at-bats before being lifted for Luis Torres who struck out in his only trip. Jesus Chacon clipped a double and drew a walk in four attempts. Fabian Andrade singled once in four trips. Ivan Houellemont walked once and had two hitless attacks. Ivan Jimenez and Marcos Martinez each managed to earn a free pass in four excursions. Reinaldo Ugueto was hit by a pitch and had three hitless appearances. Angel Gonzalez and Jose Mejias each had a quartet of fruitless forays.

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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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