Pawtucket Red Sox (24-26)
Brian Johnson gave up two hits and struck out five in his five-out appearance, leaving the game with a right calf injury. Chandler Shepherd yielded two runs on four hits – including a Jake Bauers jack – and a walk over 2 ⅓ frames; striking out a pair. Marcus Walden gave up a trio of base on balls and whiffed a quartet in his five-out relief stint. Noe Ramirez tossed 2 ⅓ innings, giving up a hit and two walks; striking out three. Second baseman Mike Miller came in to get the final three outs, allowing two runs on two hits – the big swat a Willy Adames homer – while whiffing one.
Brian Bogusevic blasted a double and a triple in his four at-bats. Mike Miller managed a pair of singles in his four trips. Steve Selsky and Ryan Court each contributed a hit and a walk in four appearances; Court with a double. Rusney Castillo was hit by a pitch amid three hitless trips. Bryce Brentz was walked once in his four attempts. Blake Swihart, Matt Dominguez, and Jantzen Witte each were held without a hit in four forays.
Portland Sea Dogs (24-28)
Travis Lakins tossed the first four frames, allowing five runs on ten hits – including a Thomas Nido no-doubter – and four base on balls, whiffing a pair. Bobby Poyner followed with his AA-debut, striking out four of the six men he faced.
Rafael Devers led the offense with a solo home run and a single in three trips. Danny Mars, Tzu-Wei Lin, Jeremy Barfield, and Cole Sturgeon each singled in three at-bats. Jordan Procyshen and Deiner Lopez each went hitless in two attempts. Mike Olt and Nick Longhi were unsuccessful in three appearances.
Josh Tobias thumped two singles in three at-bats. Rafael Devers delivered a double and a walk in four appearances. Jeremy Barfield delivered the two runs for Portland with his sixth-inning blast, his only hit in three attempts. Jake DePew delivered a single in three trips. Danny Mars and Joseph Monge each managed a single in four forays. Mike Olt came to the plate three times, and walked to first three times. Deiner Lopez was unable to reach in three at-bats. Nick Longhi had a quartet of unsuccessful appearances.
Salem Red Sox (34-21)
Daniel McGrath surrendered five runs on ten hits in his five-inning start; striking out two and uncorking a wild pitch. Mitchell Osnowitz tossed one inning, allowing three runs on three hits and three walks; whiffing one. Austin Glorius pitched one inning plus six batters; relinquishing five runs on a pair of hits and five base on balls. Trevor Kelley was unscored upon in his two frames, giving up two hits and striking out a pair.
Chad De La Guerra delivered a single, a double, and a walk in four forays. Jeremy Rivera roped a double in three at-bats. Trenton Kemp and Jose Sermo each swatted a double in four trips. Austin Rei ripped a double in his three appearances before being pinch hit for by Eddy Reynoso, who lined out. Josh Ockimey singled in three excursions before being replaced by Jordan Betts who struck out in his one attempt. Bryan Hudson was unsuccessful in his three excursions. Tate Matheny and Michael Chavis suffered through four futile forays.
Greenville Drive (34-21)
Kyle Hart tossed five scoreless frames before allowing two runs in his one-out appearance in the sixth; yielding five hits and a walk while whiffing a sextet in his start. Algenis Martinez surrendered two runs on three hits – including roundtrippers by Isiah Gilliam and Oswaldo Cabrera – while striking out five in his 1 ⅔ innings. Pat Goetze relinquished the final run on two hits and a hit by pitch in his two frames; whiffing one.
Lorenzo Cedrola laced a single and was hit by a pitch in four appearances. Santiago Espinal, Tyler Hill, Tyler Spoon, and Steven Reveles all reached with a hit in four at-bats; Spoon with a double, Reveles was picked off first and then caught stealing at second. Nick Lovullo earned a free pass in his three attempts. Tucker Tubbs reached with a walk – and was then caught stealing – amid three hitless trips. Carlos Tovar was unsuccessful in three appearances. Isaias Lucena struck out three times in his four futile forays.
DSL Red Sox
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