*Every weekend, I will update you on weekly results from the Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA), 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, I will have a prospect of the week section at the end.
Down on the Farm- Pawtucket Red Sox
The Sox started off the week with a 6-5 win over Charlotte. Adam Lind hit his ninth home run, then Josh D Smith gave four runs in five innings. On Sunday, they lost by a score of 8-0. The offense was stifled and William Cuevas gave up five earned runs over four innings. Pawtucket lost by a score of 11-10 on Monday. Rusney Castillo hit a home run and drove in three runs, but a throwing error by Ivan de Jesus in the 13th allowed Syracuse to walk it off. On Tuesday, the Sox lost by a score of 3-2.
Adam Lind hit a home run, but Josh A Smith gave up three runs over six innings. They won on Wednesday by the score of 8-1. Tzu Wei Lin drove in two runs and Chandler Shepherd gave up one run over 6.1 innings. On Thursday, they were walked off by a score of 5-4. Sam Travis had three hits and a run but Matthew Gorst blew the save and Syracuse walked it off in the 12th. Pawtucket closed out the week with a 7-4 win. Brandon Phillips hit a walk-off three-run home run and Robby Scott picked up the win in an inning of relief.
Down on the Farm- Portland Sea Dogs
The Sea Dogs started off the week with a 3-2 loss. The offense was stagnant and Josh Taylor gave up the game-winning single in the ninth. Then, Portland lost again on Sunday by a score of 4-1. Josh Ockimey went deep, but Mike Shawaryn gave up two earned runs in six innings. They had an off day on Monday and lost by a score of 7-6 on Tuesday. Danny Mars drove in two runs and Teddy Stankiewicz gave up five runs over seven innings. Portland was postponed on Wednesday and Friday and swept a doubleheader on Thursday. After all, Matthew Kent and Kyle Hart got the victories in the day-night doubleheader.
Down on the Farm- Salem Red Sox
The Sox started off the week with a 7-2 win on Saturday. Brett Netzer drove in three runs and Tanner Houck gave up one run over six innings. On Sunday they won by a score of 5-2. Downs and Madera went yard, even though Darwinzon Hernandez gave up two runs over five innings. Salem was off on Monday and they won by a score of 8-1 on Tuesday. The offense was frustrated and Kevin McAvoy gave up four runs in five innings. They lost on Wednesday by a score of 4-2. Dalbec knocked in a run but Joan Martinez gave two runs over one inning. The game was stopped in the sixth, and they were postponed on Thursday and Friday because of rain.
Down on the Farm- Lowell Spinners
On Saturday Lowell lost by a score of 3-1. The offense got blanked coupled with Politi giving up two runs over 2.1 innings. They lost by a score of 7-1 on Sunday. The offense was quiet again, also Ahearn gave up five runs over three innings. On Monday they lost by a score of 4-2. Cottam and Romanski knocked in a run apiece and Pantoja gave up three runs over five innings. Lowell beat Hudson Valley by the score of 8-0 on Tuesday.
LeGrant and Duran went deep, additionally, Haworth gave up no runs over five innings. On Wednesday, they won by a score of 8-2. Granberg drove in three runs, and Gomez threw three scoreless innings to pick up the win. They closed out the week on Thursday with a 5-3 win. Berroa knocked in two runs and Bazardo gave up two runs in 5.2 innings. They got postponed on Friday.
Prospects of the Week
There were a few notable promotions in the past week
First baseman Josh Ockimey to Pawtucket and Lind opts out
Mike Shawaryn to Pawtucket, strikes out a lot, but also walks a lot.
Then, Bobby Dalbec to Portland, has great power and walks a lot.