Red Sox Minor League Gameday May 12, 2017

Michael Ivins

Today’s Games

MLB: Boston Red Sox (Rick Porcello) @ Tampa Bay Rays (Alex Cobb) [7:10PM]

ILPawtucket Red Sox (Shawn Haviland) vs. Rochester Red Wings [MIN] (Jason Wheeler) [6:05PM]

EL: Portland Sea Dogs (Trey Ball) @ Reading Fightin’ Phils [PHI] (Brandon Leibrandt) [7:05PM]

CL: Salem Red Sox (Daniel McGrath) @ Potomac Nationals [WSH] (Wirkin Estevez) [7:05PM]

SAL: Greenville Drive (Mike Shawaryn) @ Lakewood BlueClaws [PHI] (Adonis Medina) [7:05PM]

Today’s Minor League Scores

Yesterday’s Scoreboard

Pawtucket Red Sox (15-15)

Workman wilts in the ninth, Rochester flies by PawSox 3-2

Marcus Walden worked the first five frames, yielding a run on three hits and a walk; whiffing a trio. Edgar Olmos pitched the next 2 ⅓ innings, giving up two hits and two free passes. Brandon Workman pitched the final 1 ⅔ innings, giving up two runs in the ninth on three hits and a walk.

Matt Dominguez drove a single and a double in three trips. Sam Travis swatted a pair of singles in four at-bats. Mike Miller hit a sixth-inning moonshot, his only hit in three appearances. Brock Holt (who played left field), Jantzen Witte, and Allen Craig each chipped in with a hit in four forays; Holt with a double. Dan Butler struck out twice in his three unsuccessful trips. Rusney Castillo and Steve Selsky each had four frustrating forays.

Portland Sea Dogs (17-12)

Beeks and a bullpen trio shut down Reading, 5-0

Jalen Beeks used 92 pitches to go five scoreless frames, allowing two singles and four walks while whiffing a septet. Josh Smith relinquished a pair of doubles and a walk in 1 ⅔ innings. Ty Buttrey gave up a single while striking out four in 1 ⅓ innings. Austin Maddox picked up the final frame, yielding two singles in the ninth.

Josh Tobias and Nick Longhi each laced a trio of hits in five at-bats; Tobias with a double. Rafael Devers drove a pair of doubles and drew a free pass in five appearances. Danny Mars dropped a pair of singles in five ups. Mike Olt, Jake DePew, and Jose Rosario each roped a hit in four trips; Olt with his third homer of the season. Cole Sturgeon stung a single in five excursions. Joseph Monge put the ball in play in each of his four forays, but to no avail.

Salem Red Sox (21-12)

Salem scores the first seven, survive a Buies Creek comeback to pick up a 10-8 victory

Roniel Raudes relinquished three runs (two earned) on four hits and two walks over 3 ⅔ innings; striking out five and uncorking a wild pitch. Jordan Weems yielded two unearned runs on a double, a hit by pitch, and a wild pitch; striking out two over 2 ⅓ frames. Adam Lau surrendered two runs on three hits and two walks over two frames; whiffing a trio. Bobby Poyner gave up a single, a triple, a walk, and a wild pitch in the ninth; yielding a run before picking up the final out of the contest with a strikeout.

Kyri Washington crushed a double and first homer of the season, picking up two free passes in five trips. Michael Chavis chipped in with a pair of doubles and a single in five at-bats. Chad De La Guerra delivered a single, a double, and a walk in four appearances. Tate Matheny, Jose Sermo, Jhon Nunez, and Nick Lovullo each laced a pair of hits in five excursions; Matheny and Sermo with a double, Nunez with his first bomb of the year. Trenton Kemp struck out four times and hit a single in his five ups. Josh Ockimey was the only man to not get a hit; going 0-for-5 and was picked off/caught stealing.

Greenville Drive (21-11)

Drive come all the way back after going down four in the first, pass Lakewood 6-5

Shaun Anderson survived the rough first to go five innings, surrendering all five BlueClaws runs (four earned) on six hits and three walks; striking out five and uncorking a wild pitch. Kyle Hart made his 2017 debut with two scoreless frames, giving up two hits and a walk while whiffing a trio. Stephen Nogosek notched his eighth save with two scoreless, allowing two hits and an intentional walk; striking out two.

Roldani Baldwin blasted two hits in four trips, including a two-run bomb that tied the game at five in the sixth. Tyler Hill and Mitch Gunsolus each garnered a hit and a walk in four appearances; Gunsolus with a double. Jagger Rusconi and Ryan Scott each scorched one hit in four at-bats; Rusconi roping a solo homer in the eighth, which put Greenville up for good. Jerry Downs was unable to reach in three excursions. Carlos Tovar, Chris Madera, and Lorenzo Cedrola each had four frustrating 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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