The Louisville Bats feasted on Pawtucket Red Sox pitching, pounding out 17 hits on their way to a 7-2 decision over the PawSox this afternoon at McCoy. The Bats have taken the first two games of their four game series with Pawtucket.
Every member of the Bats’ line-up had at least one hit, led by CF Dave Sappelt who had four. Six separate Bats had one RBI each.
Pawtucket scored their runs in the bottom of the first on a RBI single by Ryan Lavarnway and in the eighth on a Hector Luna single.
Lavarnway, Luna, and Nate Spears had two hits each for the PawSox.
Tony Pena, Jr. (7-5) took the loss for Pawtucket, giving up four runs on nine hits in five innings. He walked two and struck out two. Clevelan Santeliz gave up two runs over two innings. Royce Ring gave up the other Louisville run.
Game three of the series is tomorrow night at 7:05p.m. Edinson Volquez (2-0, 2.18 ERA) gets the ball for the Bats. Kyle Weiland (8-7, 3.15 ERA) throws for the PawSox.