Month: July 2012

Game 110- Yankees 2, PawSox 1

The Pawtucket Red Sox bats fell flat last night, losing to the Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees, 2-1.

BOX SCORE

Yankees, Maine Stymie PawSox, 2-1 (PawSox.com)
Maine Leads Yankees to 2-1 Victory Over PawSox (Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees)
Yankees 2, PawSox 1: Maine Baffles PawSox as Yankees Reclaim First Place (Providence Journal)
Dice-K Begins Rehab Stint with PawSox (Red Sox.com)
Maine Finds Old Form, Stifles Red Sox (MiLB.com)
We Are Family (Hyde’s Inside Pitch)
Maine Pitches SWB Yankees Past Pawtucket, Back into First Place (The Times Tribune, PA)
Maine Helps Yanks Get past PawSox (The Times Leader, PA)

NOTES- As mentioned above Daisuke Matsuzaka made a rehab start for the PawSox last night, giving up no runs on four hits in 2 1/3 innings.  He walked one and struck out three.

The PawSox also reinstated P Nelson Figueroa off the inactive list and sent C Matt Spring back to Portland.  Figueroa followed Matsuzaka into the game last night and took the loss.

UP NEXT- The two clubs wrap-up the short two game series tonight at 7:05p.m. Zach Stewart (1-2, 4.05 ERA) starts for the PawSox. Ramon Ortiz (9-3, 3.10 ERA) throws for the Yankees.

Game 109- PawSox 4, Yankees 0

The Pawtucket Red Sox took over first place in the I.L. North Division with a strong 4-0 win over the Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees yesterday at McCoy.

BOX SCORE

PawSox Shut Down The Yankees, 4-0 (PawSox.com)
Buckner, PawSox Silence Yankees (MiLB.com)
PawSox 4, Yankees 0: Shutout Puts Pawtucket Back in First (Providence Journal)
Daisuke Matsuzaka to Pitch at Frontier Field Monday (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
Pawtucket Blanks SWB Yankees, Regains Lead in IL North (Times Tribune, PA)

UP NEXT:  The two teams now head to Rochester where the Yankees will “host” the next two games.  Game one is tonight night at 7:05p.m.  Zach Stewart (1-2, 4.05 ERA) starts for the PawSox. John Maine (4-3, 5.90 ERA) goes for the Yankees.

Game 108- PawSox 5, Indians 3

The Pawtucket Red Sox earned a split of its four game series in Indianapolis, beating the Indians 5-3 last night.

BOX SCORE

PawSox Earn Split in Indy, Take Season Series 5-3 (PawSox.com)
Alex Hassan Minor Injury Update (PawSox.com)
Three-run Fifth leads PawSox Past Tribe, 5-3 (Indianapolis Indians)
PawSox 5, Indians 3: Hernandez wins Debut, Atchison Roughed Up (Providence Journal)
Indianapolis Indians Can’t Overcome Pawtucket’s 3-Run 5th (Indianapolis Star)

NOTES: Scott Atchison joined the PawSox to begin a rehab assignment for the Red Sox.  Atchison pitched the first inning last night and did not fair well, giving up all three Indy runs on three hits.  He struck out two and gave up a home run.

UP NEXT: The PawSox return home to begin a short two game series with the Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees.  Mike O’Connor (2-4, 3.90 ERA) starts for the Yankees. Billy Buckner (2-5, 5.50 ERA) goes for the PawSox. First pitch is 6:05p.m.

Game 107- Indians 5, PawSox 1

The Indianapolis Indians came away with a 5-1 victory over the Pawtucket Red Sox in game three of their four game series in Indianapolis last night.

BOX SCORE

Indians Thump PawSox, 5-1 (PawSox.com)
Leroux Leads Tribe Past PawSox, 5-1 (Indianapolis Indians)
Indians 5, PawSox 1: Pawtucket Bats Stymied (Providence Journal)
Duckworth, Mathis Leave PawSox for Japanese Clubs (Pawtucket Times)
PawSox Roster Moves-July 26, 2012 (45 Miles from Fenway)
Indianapolis Indians Beat Pawtucket Red Sox 5-1 (Indianapolis Star)

UP NEXT:  The finale of the four game series is tonight at 7:15p.m.  Chris Hernandez (0-0, 3.00 ERA) gets the start for the PawSox. Daniel Cabrera (4-4, 4.31 ERA) goes for the Indians.

Game 106- PawSox 4, Indians 2

The Pawtucket Red  Sox took game two of their four game series in Indianapolis yesterday, winning 4-2 over the Indians.

BOX SCORE

PawSox Score Early and Often and Win (PawSox.com)
Figueroa Pushes PawSox Past Tribe, 4-2 (Indianapolis Indians)
Nelson Figueroa Fits Right In (Hyde’s Inside Pitch)
Duckworth, Mathis Sign With Japan (45 Miles from Fenway)
Pawtucket Gets it Done Early with 4-2 Win Over Indianapolis (Providence Journal)
Pawtucket Veteran Figueroa, 38, Shuts Down Indianapolis Indians (Indianapolis Star)

UP NEXT- Game three of the series is tonight at 7:05p.m.  Tony Pena, Jr. (1-8, 5.71 ERA) throws for Pawtucket. Rudy Owens (8-5, 3.14 ERA) takes the hill for the Indians.  The game will be telecast on NESN.

Game 105- Indians 3, PawSox 1

The Pawtucket Red Sox dropped the opener of a four game series with the Indianapolis Indians last night, 3-1.

BOX SCORE

PawSox off to Slow Start in Indy (PawSox.com)
Wilson, Bullpen, Lead Tribe Past Sox, 3-1 (Indianapolis Indians)
Lillibridge on the move again, traded to Tribe (Attleboro Sun Chronicle)
Red Sox Sign MLB Veteran and Brandeis Alumnus Nelson Figueroa (Sox Prospects)
Red Sox Receive RHP De La Torre for Lillibridge (Sox Prospects)
PawSox Add Nine Year MLB Veteran (45 Miles from Fenway)
Indianapolis Indians Take it One Base at a Time in Win (Indianapolis Star)

UP NEXT- Game two of the series is this afternoon at 1:05p.m. Nelson Figueroa (7-2, 3.96 ERA)  makes his Pawtucket debut.  He’ll be opposed by Rick VandenHurk (9-2, 3.47 ERA) for the Indians.

Game 104- PawSox 8, Bats 1

The Pawtucket Red Sox dominated the Louisville Bats last night, 8-1.  The PawSox won three of four over the Bats and in the process, reclaimed first place in the I.L. North 1/2 game ahead of Scranton-Wilkes Barre.

BOX SCORE

PawSox Top Bats, Take Three of Four (PawSox.com)
Buckner Stymies Bats in PawSox 8-1 Win (Louisville Bats)
PawSox Reclaim First Place with Win in Louisville (Providence Journal)
Pawtucket Takes 3 of 4 Games in Series (Louisville Courier Journal)

NOTES- Each member of the PawSox line-up had at least one hit last night.  Andy LaRoche and Alex Hassan led the 16-hit attack with three hits apiece.

UP NEXT- The PawSox continue their road trip tonight with the first of four games in Indianapolis against the Indians.  First pitch is 7:05p.m. with Zach Stewart (1-1, 3.81 ERA) on the mound for the PawSox.