*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), 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
On Friday, the Sox lost by a score of 3-0. The offense was stymied and Matthew Gorst allowed two runs in 2.1 innings. The offense was quiet again on Sunday as they lost by a score of 1-0. Justin Haley allowed just one run over 5.2 innings. After an off day on Monday, Pawtucket split a doubleheader on Tuesday. Brandon Phillips went deep to give Pawtucket the win during the night game.
The Sox rebounded and won by a score of 7-2 on Wednesday. Phillips, Travis, and DeJesus drove in two runs apiece and William Cuevas allowed no earned runs over six innings. On Thursday, they lost by a score of 5-1. Josh Ockimey knocked in the lone run and Josh A Smith gave up three runs and walked two over six innings. Pawtucket closed out the week with a 13-4 loss. Michael Chavis had an impressive Pawtucket debut by driving in two runs and Austin Maddox gave up five earned runs and did not record an out.
Down on the Farm- Portland Sea Dogs
The Dogs started off the week with a 3-0 win. Bobby Dalbec knocked in a run and Matthew Kent gave up two hits and no runs over 6.2 innings. Portland lost by a score of 8-2 on Saturday. Tendler drove in both runs and Kyle Hart gave up five runs in five innings. They rebounded and won by a score of 4-3 on Monday. Rivera drove in two runs and Dedgar Jimenez got the win in five innings of relief.
On Tuesday, the Dogs won by a score of 3-2 via a walk-off bunt. Michael Chavis knocked in two runs and Weems got the win in one inning of relief. On Wednesday, Portland went 0-2 in a doubleheader. The offense was quiet throughout the day as they combined to score just six games in the two games. They bounced back and won by a score of 6-0 on Thursday. Matthew Kent threw seven scoreless innings and Tendler drove in three runs. They closed out the week with a 5-4 loss on Friday. Josh Taylor gave up the walk-off run and Quiroz drove in two runs.
Down on the Farm- Salem Red Sox
Salem started off the week on Saturday with a 6-0 loss. The offense could not do anything and Kutter Crawford gave up three earned runs in 5.1 innings. The Sox rebounded and won by a score of 5-4 on Sunday. Osinski and Acosta drove in two runs each and Glorius got the win by throwing two scoreless innings of relief. After an off day on Monday, they lost by a score of 5-3 on Tuesday.
The offense was stifled and Daniel Gonzalez gave up three runs in five innings. Salem split a doubleheader on Wednesday. Durbin Feltman picked up the win in the finale. On Thursday, the Red Sox lost by a score of 3-0. Cj Chatham had four hits but Denyi Reyes gave up two runs over six innings. They closed out the week with an 8-2 loss. Tyler Hill drove in a run and Crawford gave up five runs in 3.2 innings.
Down on the Farm- Lowell Spinners
Lowell started off the week with a 9-2 win. Granberg drove in three runs and Jackson got the win in two innings of relief. The Spinners won again on Sunday by a score of 2-1. Esplin and LeGrant both drove in a run and Pantoja gave up one run in 6.2 innings. They lost by a score of 7-1 on Monday. The offense was quiet and Ahearn gave up six runs in an inning of relief. Lowell won by a score of 8-0 on Tuesday.
Milligan and Ganns each drove in three runs and Haworth got the win in five innings of relief. The Spinners lost by a score of 10-4 on Wednesday. Williams drove in two runs and Gonzalez allowed five runs over three innings. On Thursday, they were swept in a doubleheader. The offense had been quiet all day as they scored a combined three runs over the two games. Lowell closed out the week with an 8-2 loss. The offense was stymied and Pantoja gave up two runs in five innings
Prospect of the Week- Travis Lankins
-17th ranked prospect according to http://www.soxprospects.com/
-Reliever for Pawtucket
-Has a 2.45 ERA this season and 1.41 since moving to the bullpen.