Red Sox Minor League Gameday May 26, 2016

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Red Sox Minor League Gameday

A strong farm system is at the heart of every successful MLB franchise. The Boston Red Sox have graduated a talented crop of players from their system including a shortstop, right fielder, and a left-handed starter. In Brandon Magee‘s Minor League Gameday, he will update us on how the teams in the Red Sox farm system performed every day.

Today’s Games

MLBBoston Red Sox (Clay Buchholz) vs. Colorado Rockies (Jon Gray) [7:10PM]

ILPawtucket Red Sox (Henry Owens) vs. Lehigh Valley IronPigs [PHI] (Jake Thompson) [11:05AM]

ELPortland Sea Dogs (Ty Buttrey) @ Harrisburg Senators [WAS] (Austen Williams) [10:35AM] 

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

SAL: Greenville Drive (TBD) vs. Rome Braves [ATL]  (Touki Toussaint) [7:05PM]

Today’s Minor League Scores

[All Times EDT]

5/25 Scoreboard

Pawtucket Red Sox (23-23)

PawSox climb back to .500 thanks to a four-run fourth; defeat the IronPigs 6-2

Roenis Elias allowed a run in 7 1/3 innings of work, giving up a three hits – including a solo home run by Cam Perkins – and a pair of walks; striking out eight. Kyle Martin pitched the final 1 2/3 innings, allowing a run on two hits; striking out two.

Bryce Brentz had a pair of doubles in four at-bats. Sam Travis had a 3-run home run, a walk, and was hit by a pitch in four plate appearances. Deven Marrero went 1-for-3. Chris Marrero, Sandy Leon, and Jantzen Witte each went one-for-four; Marrero with a double. Rusney Castillo had a walk in four trips to the plate. Mike Miller went hitless in three at-bats; Chris Dominguez went hitless in four at-bats.


Portland Sea Dogs (16-29)

Sea Dogs suffer another walk-off loss, losing to Harrisburg 2-1

Justin Haley allowed a run in six innings of work allowing five hits and a walk while striking out eight. Nik Turley pitched a scoreless seventh and eighth innings, giving up a hit, a walk, and a wild pitch; striking out four. Luis Ysla only got one out in the ninth, allowing the winning run on a single, a sacrifice bunt, and then three consecutive walks.

Henry Ramos went two-for-four and had a pick-off/caught stealing combination. Sean Coyle and Andrew Benintendi each went one-for-three with a walk; Coyle with a double and Benintendi added a stolen base. Cole Sturgeon had a double in three at-bats before being pinch hit for by Rainel Rosario who grounded out in the ninth. Nate Freiman had a single in four at-bats. Jake Romanski walked once in four trips to the plate. Wendell Rijo and Tzu-Wei Lin each were held hitless in three at-bats. Aneury Tavarez also went hitless in three trips to the plate before being pinch hit for by Tim Roberson who grounded out in the ninth.


Salem Red Sox (31-15)

Salem held scoreless in the final six innings, losing to Potomac 5-2

Jalen Beeks pitched six innings in his start; allowing three runs on nine hits – including a pair of home runs – while striking out three. Mario Alcantara pitched the seventh and eighth; allowing a pair of runs on a hit, a hit batter, and a pair of walks.

Rafael Devers went one-for-three and left the game after being caught stealing; his replacement, Deiner Lopez, had a single in his only trip to the plate. Mike Meyers, Danny Mars, Franklin Guzman, and David Sopilka each went one-for-four; Meyers and Mars with a stolen base. Yoan Moncada had a single in five trips to the plate. Bryan Hudson had a walk and a sacrifice bunt in four plate appearances. Nick Longhi had a sacrifice fly and three hitless at-bats. Mauricio Dubon had a walk and a steal of home (on the back end of a double-steal) in five trips to the plate.


Greenville Drive (22-23)

Espinoza, Cosart and Poyner combine for a 2-hit shutout, Drive win 4-0

Anderson Espinoza threw 67 pitches in his six-inning start, giving up a single and a double while striking out three and throwing a wild pitch. Jake Cosart gave up a walk and struck out four in his two innings of work. Bobby Poyner pitched a perfect ninth to complete the shutout, striking out two.

Josh Ockimey had a double and a home run in four at-bats. Jayce Ray had a double in three trips to the plate. Tate Matheny and Austin Rei each went 1/4; Matheny with a double. Jeremy Rivera went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice bunt. Mitch Gunsolus, Luis Alexander Basabe, and Luis Alejandro Basabe each went 0-for-3; Gunsolus with a sacrifice fly, the Basabe brothers each with a walk. Trenton Kemp was hitless in three at-bats.


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Brandon Magee is our minor league expert; he has written about minor league travel, ranking prospects, a first round draft pick, and the MLB First-Year Player Draft.

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