Down on the farm is a series in which every weekend, I will be updating you on weekly results from the Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA) as well as the Portland Sea Dogs (AA), Salem Red Sox (High A) and Lowell Spinners (class a short season). After every team is recapped, individual stats are posted. Also, there will be a prospect of the week section at the end.
Down On The Farm- Pawtucket Red Sox
The Sox started off the week on Saturday with a 5-4 loss. Castillo got three hits, but Josh A Smith picked up the loss over three innings of relief. They lost again on Sunday by the score of 4-3. Mike Miller drove in two runs, but Josh D Smith gave up the winning run in the tenth. Pawtucket had the day off on Monday and won 6-3 on Tuesday. Dan Butler went deep and William Cuevas got the win by giving up two runs in 6.2 innings.
They lost on Wednesday, 3-1. The offense was stagnant and Rodriguez Jr gave up two runs in two innings. The Sox lost again on Thursday by the score 6-4. Tavarez hit a home run but Robby Scott gave up two runs in the tenth. They closed out the week on Friday with a 6-1 win over the Knights. Castillo knocked in three runs and Chandler Shepherd gave up one run in five innings.
Down On The Farm- Portland Sea Dogs
The Sea Dogs started off the week with a 4-1 loss on Saturday. The offense was stifled and Kyle Hart gave up one run over seven innings. They did not play on Sunday and they won 6-0 on Monday. Jantzen White went deep and Jiminez threw 5.2 scoreless innings. Portland won again on Tuesday, 1-0. Michael Chavis drove in the only run and Shawaryn threw seven scoreless innings. The Sea Dogs lost on Wednesday, 8-7, in ten innings. Chavis, Tendler, and Betts all went deep but Weems gave up five runs in two innings of relief. They lost again on Thursday by the score of 8-1. McGrath gave up two runs in four innings and the offense was frustrated. They closed out the week on Friday with a 5-1 win over Trenton. De la Guerra drove in two runs and Gorst gave up no runs in four innings.
Down On The Farm- Salem Red Sox
Salem started off the week with a 7-3 loss. Baldwin knocked in two runs, but McAvoy gave up four runs in 3.1 innings. The Sox lost again on Sunday by the score of 5-0. The offense got blanked and Thompson allowed four runs in five innings. They picked up the win on Monday by a score of 3-1. Downs hit a home run and Houck gave up zero earned runs in six innings. On Tuesday, Salem lost by the score of 8-6. Downs drove in three runs and Oliver gave up two runs in 1.2 innings.
The Red Sox lost on Wednesday, 8-4. Bobby Dalbec drove in two runs and Gonzalez allowed four runs in 3.2 innings. On Thursday, they lost again by a score of 5-4. Procyshen gave up two runs and Bryan Mata gave up one run in an inning. He got pulled after one inning, but it wasn’t not trade related. Salem closed out the week on Friday with a 6-5 loss. Thompson gave up five runs in six innings while Dalbeck knocked in three runs.
Down On The Farm- Lowell Spinners
Lowell started off the week with a 3-2 loss. The offense could not do anything and Haworth picked up the loss by giving up one run in 3.1 innings of relief. On Sunday, they went 0-2 in a doubleheader. The offense was quiet, scoring a combined two runs in the games. The Spinners did not play on Monday and won 5-3 on Tuesday. Duran drove in two runs and Ahearn gave up zero runs in three innings of relief. On Wednesday, Lowell lost by a score of 10-8. Dearden knocked in three runs and Biondic gave up three runs in 1.2 innings. The Spinners lost 5-2 on Thursday. The offense was stagnant and Politi gave up four runs in the ninth, blowing the save. Lowell closed out the week with a 9-3 loss. LeGrant knocked in a run but Machamer gave up six runs in 1.2 innings.
Prospect Of The Week- Darwinzon Hernandez
Pitcher for Salem
3.99 ERA this year
Lefty, age 21