Governor’s Cup Finals Game Four- Bulls 7, PawSox 0

The Durham Bulls are the 2013 International League Champions following their 7-0 win over the Pawtucket Red Sox last night at McCoy in Game four of the Governor’s Cup Finals.  Durham won the best-of-five series three games to one.

BOX SCORE

PawSox Season Ends in 7-0 Loss to Durham (PawSox.com)
Bulls Hoist Governors’ Cup as IL Champions (Durham Bulls)
Bulls win fourth Governors’ Cup title (MiLB.com)
PawSox’ offense once again MIA as Bulls clinch Governors’ Cup (Pawtucket Times)
Durham shuts out PawSox, ends dream of Governor’s Cup repeat (Providence Journal)
PawSox shut out; Durham wins title (Wicked Local)
Bulls rock Sox , clinch Governor’s Cup, trip to Triple-A title game (Durham Herald Sun)

Governor’s Cup Finals Game Three- Bulls 2, PawSox 0, 14 Innings

The Pawtucket Red Sox and Durham Bulls engaged in a pitcher’s duel in game three of the Governor’s Cup Finals last night at McCoy.  The Bulls broke the deadlock with two runs in the top of the 14th inning to come away with a 2-0 win and a two games to one lead in the best-of-five series.

BOX SCORE

PawSox Fall in 14, 2-0, Trail Series 2-1 (PawSox.com)
Bulls Inch Closer to Cup with Win in 14-Inning Classic (Durham Bulls)
Bulls outlast PawSox, win Game 3 (MiLB.com)
Bulls 2, PawSox 0: Pawtucket drops key playoff game in 14 innings (Providence Journal)
PawSox edged in 14; series Game Four Saturday (The Patriot Ledger)
Bulls pull out 14-inning win over Pawtucket (Durham Herald Sun)

UP NEXT-  Game four of the series is tonight at 6:05 p.m. Charlie Haeger (1-0, 0.00 ERA) takes to the mound for the PawSox against Merrill Kelly (1-0, 0.00 ERA) for the Bulls.

Governor’s Cup Finals Game Two- Bulls 2, PawSox 1

The Governor’s Cup Finals is now tied at one game apiece following the Durham Bulls 2-1 win last night in game two at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

BOX SCORE

PawSox Fall to Bulls 2-1, Series Even 1-1 (PawSox.com)
Durham Rallies to Even Governors’ Cup Finals (Durham Bulls)
Kiermaier does not knuckle under (MiLB.com)
Bulls 2, PawSox 1: Durham gets to Wright, evens series at 1-1 (Providence Journal)
Durham’s 2-1 win evens I.L. title series with PawSox (Pawtucket Times)
BULLS TIE IT UP (Durham Herald Sun)
Pitching propels Durham Bulls to Game 2 win over Pawtucket (Raleigh News & Observer)

UP NEXT-  The two teams are off tonight as the series shifts to McCoy Stadium.  Game three is Friday night at 7:05pm with Matt Barnes (0-0, 9.00 ERA)/(1-0, 0.00 ERA) on the mound for the PawSox and Matt Buschmann (8-2, 2.97 ERA)/(NR) taking the hill for Durham.

Governor’s Cup Finals, Game One- PawSox 2, Bulls 1

The Pawtucket Red Sox scored two runs in the eighth inning to take a 2-1 win over the Durham Bulls in game one of the best-of-five Governor’s Cup Finals at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

BOX SCORE

PawSox Win Classic 2-1, Lead Series 1-0 (PawSox.com)
Bulls Lose Lead Late, Drop Game One to PawSox (Durham Bulls)
Holt rallies PawSox to win in opener (MiLB.com)
PawSox 2, Bulls 1: Holt drives in 2 to give Pawtucket Game 1 win (Providence Journal)
PawSox win Game 1 of Governors’ Cup finals (Woonsocket Call)
Pawsox Take Game One in Fight for Cup (GoLocalProv.com)
PAWSOX WIN OPENER (Durham Herald Sun)
Pawtucket downs Durham Bulls to take series lead (Raleigh News & Observer)

UP NEXT-  Game two of the series is tonight at 7:05pm.  Steven Wright (1-0, 0.00 ERA)/(8-7, 3.46 ERA) starts for the PawSox.  J.D. Martin (16-4, 2.75 ERA)/(1-0, 2.25 ERA) goes for the Bulls.

Governor’s Cup Semi-Finals Game Five- PawSox 3, Red Wings 0

The Pawtucket Red Sox scored three runs in the second inning and received some stellar pitching to defeat the Rochester Red Wings, 3-0 yesterday at McCoy and winning the Governor’s Cup Semi-Final series three games to two.

BOX SCORE

PawSox Shutout Red Wings 3-0, Finals Bound (PawSox.com)
PawSox top Wings 3-0 in Game Five (Rochester Red Wings)
PawSox advance on four-hit shutout (MiLB.com)
PawSox reach second straight Governors’ Cup finals (Providence Journal)
PawSox beat Wings, will play for Governors’ Cup (Pawtucket Times)
PawSox advance in IL playoffs (Attleboro Sun Chronicle)
Rochester Red Wings eliminated from Governors’ Cup playoffs (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)

UP NEXT-  The PawSox are off tonight.  They open up the best-of-five Governor’s Cup Finals Tuesday night at 7:05pm in Durham against the Bulls.  The pitching match-ups have not yet been determined.

Governor’s Cup Semi-Finals Game Four- Red Wings 9, PawSox 1

The Rochester Red Wings have forced a fifth and deciding game in the Governor’s Cup Semi-Finals with a convincing 9-1 win over the PawSox in game four last night at McCoy.

BOX SCORE

PawSox Fall 9-1, Series Even 2-2 (PawSox.com)
Wings stay alive, force game 5 (Rochester Red Wings)
Red Wings beat PawSox, force Game 5 (MiLB.com)
Rochester’s Diamond overpowers PawSox, forces deciding Game 5 (Providence Journal)
Webster on way to join Red Sox at Yankee Stadium (Providence Journal)
Red Wings win to force Game 5 (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)

UPDATES-  Jackie Bradley, Jr. was called up to the Red Sox yesterday as Jacoby Ellsbury was rested with a sore foot. OF Shannon Wilkerson was recalled from Portland to fill Bradley’s roster spot.

UP NEXT-  The deciding game of the series is this afternoon at 1:05pm. at McCoy.  Charlie Haeger (4-4, 4.38 ERA) takes to the mound for the PawSox.  Virgil Vasquez (4-7, 4.41 ERA) will throw for the Red Wings.

Governor’s Cup Semi-FInals Game Three- PawSox 5, Red Wings 1

The Pawtucket Red Sox have a two games to one lead in their best-of-five Governor’s Cup semi-final series after their 5-1 win in game three over the Rochester Red Wings last night at McCoy.

BOX SCORE

PawSox Win 5-1, Take 2-1 Series Lead (PawSox.com)
Wings drop 5-1 contest to PawSox (Rochester Red Wings)
PawSox 5, Red Wings 1: Pawtucket takes 2-1 lead in Governors’ Cup semifinals (Providence Journal)
Wright dazzles Wings in 5-1 win (Pawtucket Times)
PawSox arms are in good hands with Vazquez (Pawtucket Times)PawSox take 2-1 series lead over Wings (Attleboro Sun Chronicle)
Live blog: Rochester Red Wings at Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston.com)
Red Wings fall behind Pawtucket in playoff series (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)

UP NEXT-  The PawSox can wrap-up the series with a win in game four tonight at 6:05p.m. Matt Barnes (1-0, 0.00 ERA) starts for the PawSox. Scott Diamond (4-0, 2.41 ERA) takes the hill for Rochester.  In the other semi-final match-up Durham beat Indianapolis, 2-1, to sweep the series and advance to the Governor’s Cup Finals.