*Every weekend, I will be updating you on weekly results from the Pawtucket Red Sox, Portland Sea Dogs (AA), 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. Down on the Farm- 6/9-6/15
Pawtucket Red Sox
Pawtucket went 5-2 over the week and they are now 32-33 on the season. The Sox started off the week with a 7-1 loss at the hands of the Indians. The offense was quiet and starting pitcher Josh Smith gave up five runs in just 2.2 innings. Pawtucket rebounded the next game and won 11-1. Mike Olt and Ivan De Jesus Jr. knocked in three runs and Josh D. Smith picked up the win in 4.1 innings of relief. They continued their momentum by defeating Syracuse 3-1. William Cuevas gave up one run in eight innings to pick up the win. The Sox defeated Syracuse again, 5-3.
The offense scored three runs in the ninth and Ty Buttery picked up the win in an inning of relief. They completed the sweep of Syracuse with a 5-1 win. Jalen Beeks picked up the win by giving up one run in seven innings. He has the stuff to be successful at the major league level, so do not give up on him after one bad start. Pawtucket’s momentum was stopped by the IronPigs in an 8-1 defeat. Josh A. Smith gave up seven runs in 2.1 innings and the offense was quiet again. They closed out the week with a 2-1 victory. Josh D. Smith picked up the win, allowing one run in six innings. Rusney Castillo hit a two-run home run home run to lead the offense.
Portland Sea Dogs
Portland went 3-3 over the week and they are now 24-41 on the season. The Sea Dogs started off the week with a 3-2 week over the RubberDucks. Mike Shawaryn was dominant, giving up just one run over seven innings. The offense scratched together three runs in the eighth inning. They were beat up the next day and lose 7-2. Dedgar Jimenez gave up four runs in six innings to pick up the loss and the bats were quiet. They had an off day on the 11th and were walked off on the 12th. They were up 1-0 in the ninth but Josh Taylor gave up two runs and blew it.
The offense was quiet again the following day and they lost 3-0. Teddy Stankiewicz was good over six innings, allowing three runs. The offense was better the next day and Portland wins 4-2. Josh Ockimey knocked in two runs and Mike Shawaryn gave up zero runs in six innings to pick up the win. The Sea Dogs closed out the week with a 2-1 win over the Baysox. Dedgar Jimenez gave up one run in seven innings and Josh Ockimey went deep to lead the offense.
Greenville went 4-4 over the week and they are now 24-43 on the season. The Drive started off the week with a 5-1 win over the RiverDogs. Denyi Reyes gave up zero runs in seven innings and Victor Acosta knocked in four runs to lead the offense. They could not continue there momentum and lost 7-4 the next day. Kutter Crawford gave up six runs over 4.1 innings and Michael Osinski picked up two hits and knocked in a run. The Drive got knocked around again the next day in an 8-2 loss. They were winning 2-1 in the eighth but Marcos Lantigua gave up five runs in 2.1 innings of relief. The pitching was hit around again and they lost 10-4 on the 12th. Alex Scherff gave up seven runs over two innings to pick up the loss.
They split a day-night doubleheader on the 13th, losing the first game 9-8 and winning the second 6-4. Marino Campana knocked in two runs in the night game to lead the offense. Greenville’s pitching improved and they walked off Rome in eleven innings by the score of 3-2. Denyi Reyes gave up zero runs over six innings in the start and Jordan Wren’s walk caused the win for Greenville. The Drive closed out the week with an 8-5 win over the RiverDogs. Kutter Crawford gave up three runs over five innings to pick up the win and Michael Osinski knocked in two runs to lead the offense.
Salem Red Sox
10-3 was the score of the first game. Tanner Houck gave up four runs in five innings to pick up the loss and Brett Netzer knocked in three runs. They lost a close game the next day by the score of 4-3. Darwinzon Hernandez lasted just one inning in the start and walked four batters in the loss. Brett Netzer is good again as he knocked in two runs.
Salem was swept in a day-night doubleheader, losing the first game 9-4 and the second game 4-0 in the finale. Salem rebounded from the losses and beat the Hillcats 6-1 on the 14th. Tanner Houck gave up zero runs in six innings and Jerry Downs knocked in two runs. The Red Sox could not continue there momentum and they lost 5-4 to close out the week. Darwinzon Hernandez gave up five runs in as many innings to pick up the loss.
Prospect of the week- Jay Groome
Has been out all year with Tommy John surgery
#2 prospect in the Red Sox organization
A 55 on the 20-80 scale according to MLB.com