*Every weekend I will be updating you on weekly results from the Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA), the Portland Sea Dogs (AA), the Greenville Drive (A), and Salem Red Sox (High A). After every team is recapped, individual stats are posted. Also, I will have a prospect of the week section at the end.
Pawtucket Red Sox
Pawtucket went 3-3 over the week, and they are now 27-31 on the season. The Sox started off the week with a 5-3 loss at the hands of Durham. Chandler Shepherd only gave up one run over six innings, but Austin Maddox gave up three runs in relief. They bounced back from the loss with a 4-2 win. Justin Haley gave up one run over 5.1 innings to pick up the win. Cole Sturgeon hit two solo home runs, his first since his promotion. Louisville knocked them off 7-4 after an off day on the 4th.
Adam Lind went deep, but Fernando Rodriguez Jr. gave up three runs in three innings of relief. The Sox bounced back and won 8-1 the next day. Aneury Tavarez and Dan Butler knocked in three runs apiece to lead the offense. They continued their momentum and beat the Bats 5-1. Chandler Shepherd did not allow a run over six innings and Rusney Castillo knocked in two runs, including a solo home run. The Sox closed out the week with a tough 8-1 loss against Indiana. The offense was quiet and starter Teddy Stankiewicz gave up six runs in two innings.
Portland Sea Dogs
Portland went 3-3 over the week, and they are now 21-38. The Sea Dogs started off the week with a dominating 14-5 win over the Senators. Matthew Kent picked up the win over 6.1 innings and Jantzen Witte knocked in five runs. They continued their momentum with a 6-2 win the next day. Teddy Stankiewicz got the win by giving up two runs in six innings. They had an off day on the 4th, then were defeated by the Baysox on the 5th, 7-1. Dedgar Jimenez took the loss, giving up four runs in six innings and the offense was stifled.
Portland rebounded from the loss with a 5-1 win the next day. Kyle Hart was dominant, allowing just one run in seven innings. Luke Tendler led the offense by driving in three runs. Their late comeback was not enough as they lost 7-5 the following day. The Baysox scored six runs in the sixth. The staff only gave up one earned run, and the defense committed three errors. They closed out the week with an 8-2 loss against the RubberDucks. Durin O’Linger gave up six runs in 2.1 innings, and the offense was quiet.
The Drive went 6-1 on the week, and they are now 20-39 on the season. Greenville started off the week with a 13-5 blowout win over the Tourists. Tanner Nishioka knocked in three runs, and Frankie Rios and Marino Campana knocked in two apiece. They had a comeback win in the ninth, by the score of 7-6. Victor Acosta tied the game and Tanner Nishioka won it with a single. They had an off day on the 4th and a doubleheader on the 5th.
They dropped the first game 2-0 and won the second game 5-2. The Drive defeated the GreenJackets 2-0, because of Jhonathan Diaz’s seven innings of shutout baseball. They continued their momentum and won 5-4 the following day. Victor Acosta led the team by driving in two runs. They closed out the week with another walk-off win, this time in ten innings. Kevin Suarez walked to win the game.
Salem Red Sox
The Sox went 2-4 over the week and are now 28-29 on the year. Salem started off the week with a 7-5 loss at the hands of the Blue Rocks. The game was tied in the ninth, but Durin O’Linger gave up two runs in the ninth to lose the game. They lost another tough game the next day by the score of 5-4. Roniel Raudes was mediocre in his start, giving up four runs over six innings. They had an off day on the 4th and lost again on the 5th, 6-5. Salem lost on a walk-off single given up by Daniel Gonzalez. They rebounded from the tough losses with a 9-4 win against the Dash. Both Chris Madera and Santiago Espinal knocked in three runs. They continued their momentum and won 7-3. The Sox were down 3-2 but rallied to score five runs in the final three innings to win. They were walked off in ten innings to close out the week. Taylor Ahearn gave up a single to lose the game.
Prospect of the Week- Tristian Casas
Team- Just drafted in the first round this week, will most likely report to Lowell
Bats left but throws right
A 50 on the 20-80 scouting scale, according to MLB.com