Red Sox Minor League Gameday June 15, 2017

Red Sox Minor League Gameday

Today’s Games

MLB: Boston Red Sox (Chris Sale) @ Philadelphia Phillies (Nick Pivetta) [7:05PM]

ILPawtucket Red Sox (Jalen Beeks) @ Syracuse Chiefs [WAS] (Sean O’Sullivan) [6:35PM]

EL: Portland Sea Dogs (Trey Ball) @ Altoona Curve [PIT] (Alex McRae) [12:05PM]

CL: Salem Red Sox (Roniel Raudes) @ Wilmington Blue Rocks [KCR] (Christian Castillo) [6:35PM]

SAL: Greenville Drive (Logan Boyd) vs. Columbia Fireflies [NYM] (Harol Gonzalez) [7:05PM]

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

Today’s Minor League Scores

Yesterday’s Scoreboard

Pawtucket Red Sox (32-29)

Syracuse score three in the eighth, PawSox handed a 7-6 defeat

Shawn Haviland worked the first 5 ⅓ frames, surrendering four runs – three earned – on three hits, five walks, and a hit by pitch; whiffing a trio. Ty Buttrey walked two, uncorked a wild pitch, and struck out two in 1 ⅔ innings before starting the eighth inning with a double, a wild pitch, and a single with both runners coming around to score. Kyle Martin was unable to keep the the PawSox ahead, giving up the winning run on two hits and two walks – one intentional – while whiffing one in his inning of work.

Mike Miller and Brian Bogusevic each bopped three singles in four at-bats; Bogusevic stole a base. Bryce Brentz blasted a double and a homer while earning a base on balls in his five appearances. Rusney Castillo contributed two doubles in five trips. Matt Dominguez drove a single and a sacrifice fly in four forays. Blake Swihart, Steve Selsky, and Sam Travis each topped a single in five attempts. Ryan Court walked once and struck out thrice in five appearances.

Portland Sea Dogs (29-31)

Sea Dogs swat 11 hits in a 7-4 victory

Elih Villanueva had a far better second outing for Portland, surrendering four runs on eight hits, a walk, and a hit by pitch over six full innings; striking out three. Williams Jerez pitched a pair of 1-2-3 innings, whiffing one. Bobby Poyner followed with a 1-2-3 ninth to shut the door on the Curve, striking out one.

Rafael Devers drove a double and his 11th downtown shot while drawing a walk in five appearances. Deiner Lopez laced two singles in four at-bats. Newly signed Henry Urrutia and Nick Longhi each looped a pair of hits in five forays; Urrutia with a double. Jordan Procyshen punched a single and procured a walk in four attempts. Danny Mars and Tzu-Wei Lin each managed a hit and a walk in five appearances; Lin with a double. Jeremy Barfield drew a base on balls and was hit by a pitch amid three hitless at-bats. Jake Romanski had four frustrating forays and has only one hit in 18 at-bats since being activated.

Salem Red Sox (40-25)

Rain in Salem cancels the final game of the series against Carolina. The Red Sox travel to Wilmington today for the final series of the half-season with a first-half division title in sight.

Greenville Drive (39-25)

Columbia lights up the scoreboard in the 11th, Drive loses 6-2

Kyle Hart surrendered a run on seven hits and two walks over his four-inning start; striking out a trio. Matthew Gorst pitched three scoreless frames on two hits and four whiffs. Stephen Nogosek relinquished a solo jack to Jay Jabs to lead off the ninth – leading to the ejection of Drive manager Darren Fenster – and whiffed a quartet in his two innings of relief. Dakota Smith walked two and whiffed a pair in the 10th before falling apart in the 11th. In that inning the righty coughed up four runs on a hit by pitch, a single, a wild pitch, a triple, and a three-run home run by Dash Winningham.

Ryan Scott swatted two singles in three trips to the plate before being replaced by Carlos Tovar who struck out twice. Nick Lovullo drew a walk and hit a single in three appearances before being pinch run for by Tyler Hill who was hitless in his single trip. Santiago Espinal and Tucker Tubbs each went 1-for-4 with a walk. Mitch Gunsolus and Lorenzo Cedrola were each hit by a pitch in five hitless plate appearances; Gunsolus added a walk. Chris Madera, Tyler Spoon, and Isaias Lucena were unsuccessful in five forays.

DSL Red Sox (3-7)

Red Sox five-run third not enough, Braves thump the Sox 11-5

Luis Colmenares was able to garner only two outs, surrendering a run on a hit and three walks; striking out one. Carlos Cortes allowed three runs on four hits, three walks, and a hit by pitch in 3 ⅓ frames; whiffing a trio and unleashing a wild pitch. Shair Lacrus gave up two runs on three hits and two walks; striking out three and throwing one beyond the catcher in 2 ⅔ innings. Rafael Gomez yielded three runs – two earned – on four hits, a walk, and a hit by pitch over his one relief frame; whiffing a pair and uncorking a wild pitch. Junior Figueroa pitched the final 1 ⅓ innings, relinquishing two unearned runs on a hit and a hit by pitch; striking out one and throwing one to the backstop.

Alexander Martinez mashed a double and three singles in his four trips before being replaced by Fabian Andrade who walked in the ninth; Martinez was also caught stealing. Ronaldo Pulgar procured two free passes and punched a double in four attempts. Willis Figueroa singled and drew a walk in four appearances, he was also picked off first. Reinaldo Ugueto hit a single and was hit by a pitch in five forays, he was also caught stealing. Keibert Petit and Jose Mejias each managed a double in five at-bats. Rafael Rincones walked once amid three hitless trips. Frieberg Marin took a base on balls in his four appearances before being pinch hit for by Jesus Chacon who grounded out in the ninth. Eduard Conde suffered four frustrating forays.

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Featured image courtesy of Bart Boatwright.

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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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