Red Sox Minor League Gameday May 19, 2017

Michael Ivins

Today’s Games

MLB: Boston Red Sox (Chris Sale) @ Oakland Athletics (Kendall Graveman) [9:35PM]

ILPawtucket Red Sox (David Price) @ Buffalo Bisons [TOR] (Mat Latos) [7:05PM]

EL: Portland Sea Dogs (Trey Ball) vs. Trenton Thunder [NYY] (TBD) [7:05PM]

CL: Salem Red Sox (TBD) vs. Myrtle Beach Pelicans [CHC] (TBD) [7:05PM]

SAL: Greenville Drive (Logan Boyd) vs. Asheville Tourists [COL] (Antonio Santos) [7:05PM]

Today’s Minor League Scores

Yesterday’s Scoreboard

Pawtucket Red Sox (15-21)

An inspired ninth-inning comeback put the PawSox back in the game, but the RailRiders walk-off in the 11th with an 11-10 victory

Kyle Kendrick yielded seven runs in only three innings, allowing nine hits – including home runs by Mike Ford, Clint Frazier, and Ruben Tejada – while whiffing three. Brandon Workman struck out five in 2 ⅔ scoreless frames, giving up a hit and a walk. Jamie Callahan was able to get the final out in the sixth after loading the bases with a walk, but then loaded the bases again in the seventh by granting two walks along with a double. Blaine Boyer was unable to wiggle out of the bases-loaded no-out situation, giving up a three-run double. It was the only hit he allowed in his two innings; he also walked one and struck out two. Edgar Olmos tossed two scoreless innings, walking one and whiffing a pair. Kyle Martin was only able to pick up one out in the 11th; giving up a single to Rob Refsnyder and the game-winning double by Frazier.

Sam Travis smacked three singles and two doubles in six at-bats; his first five-hit game of his professional career. Ryan Court contributed with a single, a walk, and two doubles in six appearances. Rusney Castillo led off the game with his fifth bomb of the year, picking up a double and a hit-by-pitch in his five additional forays. Bryce Brentz bopped a single and took a base on balls in his six trips. Brian Bogusevic and Matt Dominguez each slammed a homer in their six at-bats; Dominguez’s grand-slam in the 9th tied the game at 10 a piece. Steve Selsky reached with a walk and a hit by pitch in five forays before being replaced by Jantzen Witte, who flied out in the 10th. Mike Miller was hit by a pitch and had four frustrating forays. Tim Roberson struck out twice in his five hitless appearances.

Portland Sea Dogs (18-17)

Sea Dogs leave a dozen on base, fall to Hartford 4-3

Jalen Beeks threw an even 100 pitches over his 6 ⅔ frames, surrendering two runs on solo shots by Dillon Thomas and Dom Nunez. Beeks allowed four additional hits, a hit by pitch, and a walk while whiffing seven. Ty Buttrey yielded two runs – one earned – on three hits and a walk over his two innings, striking out two. Austin Maddox was called in to get the final out of the ninth, giving up a single before completing the task.

Danny Mars and Joseph Monge each managed three hits in five at-bats; Mars with a double. Rafael Devers roped two singles and drew a walk in his five appearances. Josh Tobias thumped a single and a double in five forays. Jake DePew drew a walk and slapped a single in four attempts. Heiker Meneses hit a single in four trips. Cole Sturgeon stung a pinch-hit double in the eighth; relieving Jose Rosario who went hitless in three at-bats. Nick Longhi and Mike Olt each obtained a hit in five forays; Longhi a double.

Salem Red Sox (25-15)

Salem scores the first ten, hold on for a 10-7 victory

Daniel McGrath used 90 pitches to go 3 ⅔ scoreless innings, allowing six hits, a hit by pitch, and three walks; striking out a pair. Jordan Weems was less successful in stranding runners, surrendering six runs – five earned – on five hits – including an Ademar Rifaela roundtripper – a walk, and a hit by pitch in his 2 ⅔ frames; whiffing one. Yankory Pimentel yielded a run on two hits and a walk in his 1 ⅔ innings of relief. Bobby Poyner struck out two of the three batters he faced in a 1-2-3 ninth.

Austin Rei and Jordan Betts each bagged three hits in four at-bats; Betts with a double, Rei with his second homer of the season. Trenton Kemp contributed a single and a double in four trips. Chad De La Guerra crushed a double and a triple in five forays. Josh Ockimey obtained a base on balls and smoked a single in four appearances. Tate Matheny tripled and hit a sacrifice fly in five trips. Michael Chavis’s only hit in five at-bats was his eighth homer in the first inning. Nick Lovullo drew a walk and had three hitless trips. Mike Meyers had four frustrating forays, striking out twice.

Greenville Drive (26-13)

Drive run rings around the Tourists, win game one 10-3

Mike Shawaryn tossed the first six frames, allowing two runs on two homers – by Vince Fernandez and Jose Gomez – and three additional hits; striking out five. Pat Goetze surrendered a run on two hits in his seventh-inning appearance.

Roldani Baldwin was a double shy of the cycle in his 3-for-4 day. Chris Madera cracked a single and a double, drew a walk, and stole a pair of bases in his four forays. Santiago Espinal smacked two singles and stole a base in his four at-bats. Carlos Tovar thumped a single and a triple in his four trips. Tucker Tubbs drew a pair of free passes and smacked a single in his three appearances; Tubbs replaced Jerry Downs who was injured in the second inning. Mitch Gunsolus was hit by a pitch and smashed a double in his four forays. Tyler Hill hit a single in four at-bats. Ryan Scott was hit by a pitch and had three hitless trips. Yoan Aybar struck out twice in his three frustrating at-bats.

Drive sweep past the Tourists, winning game two 3-1

Daniel Gonzalez yielded a run on two hits (one home run) and two walks in his five innings; whiffing an octet and throwing one to the backstop. Hunter Smith gave up two hits in his two scoreless frames.

Ryan Scott and Chris Madera each scorched a pair of hits in three trips; Scott with a double and was also picked off. Lorenzo Cedrola crushed a triple in his two at-bats. Mitch Gunsolus managed a single and a walk in three appearances. Santiago Espinal singled and was picked off in three excursions. Nick Sciortino was unable to reach in his two at-bats. Carlos Tovar, Tucker Tubbs, and Tyler Hill each went hitless in three trips.

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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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