Red Sox Minor League Gameday July 7, 2017

Michael Ivins

Today’s Games

MLBBoston Red Sox (Drew Pomeranz) @ Texas Rangers (Jake Odorizzi) [7:10 PM]

ILPawtucket Red Sox (Kyle Kendrick) vs. Buffalo Bisons [TOR] (Luis Santos) [7:05 PM]

EL: Portland Sea Dogs (Trey Ball/TBD) vs. Reading Fightin’ Phils [PHI] (Jon Richy/TBD) [5:05 PM]

CLSalem Red Sox (TBD) @ Lynchburg Hillcats [CLE] (Shane Bieber) [7:05 PM]

SAL: Greenville Drive (Daniel Gonzalez) @ Lexington Tourists [KCR] (Jace Vines) [7:05 PM]

NYPL:  Lowell Spinners (Yorvin Pantoja) vs. Connecticut Tigers [DET] (Dane Meyers) [6:35 PM]

GCLGCL Red Sox vs. GCL Twins [12:00 PM]

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

Today’s Minor League Scores

Yesterday’s Scoreboard

Pawtucket Red Sox (42-43)

Velazquez and Taylor stymie the Wings, PawSox win 1-0

Hector Velazquez gave up four singles and a walk over seven frames; striking out seven. Ben Taylor struck out two in his two 1-2-3 innings.

Aneury Tavarez topped a single and stole a base in three trips. Rusney Castillo, Jhonny Peralta, Steve Selsky, and Ryan Court each chipped in with a hit in four at-bats; Court and Selsky swatting doubles, Castillo swiping a bag. Dan Butler drew a walk in three appearances. Pablo Sandoval, Bryce Brentz, and Mike Miller were unsuccessful in four forays.

Portland Sea Dogs (38-43)

Barfield blasts walk-off grand slam, Portland wins 8-7

Teddy Stankiewicz surrendered six runs on a dozen hits – half of them going for two-bases – and a pair of walks over 5 ⅔ frames; striking out two and uncorking a wild pitch. Trevor Kelley yielded a run on two hits, a walk, and a hit by pitch in 2 ⅓ innings; whiffing one in his Portland debut. Jake Cosart loaded the bases in the ninth with a single, a hit by pitch, and a walk; but was able to get out of the inning with two strikeouts and a pop-out.

Jeremy Barfield belted the game-winning homer and bopped three singles in five at-bats. Henry Urrutia, Chad De La Guerra, Cole Sturgeon, and Deiner Lopez each laced two hits in four trips; Urrutia with a double, Sturgeon stinging a triple. Jordan Procyshen procured a single and a walk in three appearances before being pinch hit for by Michael Chavis, who flied out in his only attempt. Mike Olt singled in the ninth pinch-hitting for Brock Holt, who went hitless in four at-bats. Danny Mars managed a single in five attacks. Rafael Devers drew a walk in his five forays.

Salem Red Sox (10-5/50-34)

Salem swats a dozen hits, stop the MudCats 8-3

Shaun Anderson allowed three runs on five hits and two walks; striking out three and uncorking a wild pitch in five frames. Logan Boyd tossed three scoreless innings in his High-A debut, giving up a hit and whiffing five. Marc Brakeman pitched the final inning, yielding a hit and two walks.

Chris Madera mashed two singles and a double in five trips. Tyler Spoon slapped a single and a double while drawing two walks in five appearances. Josh Ockimey obtained a single and a triple in five at-bats. Jeremy Rivera ripped a single and was hit by a pitch in five excursions. Tate Matheny mashed a tater and earned a free pass in five attacks. Bryan Hudson hit a single in four attempts. Jordan Betts and Jose Sermo each belted a hit in five times up; Sermo with a steal and a double. Jhon Nunez was unable to reach in four fruitless forays.

Greenville Drive (4-11/45-38) & Lowell Spinners (6-10)

The Drive and Spinners both got an unexpected day off due to wet weather. The Drive will make up their game with the Rome Braves during one of their two home series against the Braves in August. Lowell will make up their missed game against Aberdeen in their upcoming home series (July 17-19) against the IronBirds.

GCL Red Sox (6-4)

Lantigua gives up a run in the ninth, Red Sox walk-off with an 8-7 defeat

Jose Gonzalez gave up two hits and struck out one in 1 ⅔ frames. Rio Gomez relinquished a run on three hits, whiffing a pair in 2 ⅓ innings. Kory Behenna yielded five runs on four walks and a hit by pitch while getting only two outs, one by K. Victor Garcia surrendered a run on four hits, a hit by pitch, and two walks over 3 ⅓ innings; striking out a pair. Marcos Lantigua got two outs in the ninth before giving up the winning run; he allowed a pair of hits.

Marino Campana contributed two singles and a double in five trips. Cole Brannen bopped a pair of singles and drew a base on balls in five appearances. Pedro Castellanos pulled a single and earned a pair of free passes in five attempts. Carlos Pulido contributed a single and a walk in four excursions. Kervin Suarez swatted a single, drew a walk, and stole a base in five attacks. Ricardo Cubillan and Ramfis Berroa each belted a single in five at-bats. Xavier LeGrant was plunked by a pitch in four trips. Everlouis Lozada struck out three times in five failed forays.

DSL Red Sox (18-10)

Figueroa and Martinez reach four times, Sox defeat the Royals 4-2

Gregory Santos tossed five scoreless frames, surrendering four hits while striking out three; Santos also uncorked a wild pitch. Carlos Cortes allowed two runs on five hits and two walks in four innings; whiffing a trio.

Willis Figueroa and Alexander Martinez each managed three hits and a walk in five trips; Martinez mashing a double and stealing two bags. Keibert Petit procured a single and a base on balls in five attempts. Eduard Conde, Rafael Rincones, and Ivan Houellemont each had a hit in four at-bats; Conde crushing a double, Rincones being caught stealing. Fabian Andrade and Freiberg Marin each slapped a single in five forays; Andrade adding a steal, Marin being caught stealing. Luis Hernandez walked thrice amid two hitless at-bats.

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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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