The Pawtucket Red Sox returned to McCoy in fashion, beating the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, 7-1, in game one of a four game series.
PawSox Put Down the Pigs, 7-1 (PawSox.com)
PawSox 7, Iron Pigs 1: Gomez and Buckner Pace Pawtucket (Providence Journal)
Tamburro Has MAde Impact Despite Low Profile (Attleboro Sun Chronicle)
Red Sox: Why the Fanbase and Front Office Should Watch Pawtucket This Month (Bleacher Report)
Depleted Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs no Match for Pawtucket (The Express-Times, PA)
Pawtucket Ends Iron Pigs Streak, 7-1 (The Morning Call, PA)
NOTES- Lots of off-the-field news for the PawSox. The Red Sox yesterday traded P Garrett Mock to Houston for future considerations. The PawSox transferred C Carson Blair to Portland and added P Josh Fields and C Dan Butler from Portland. The Red Sox also optioned P Clayton Mortensen back to Pawtucket.
UP NEXT- It will be a special day at McCoy as team President Mike Tamburro and Hall-of Famer Wade Boggs are inducted into the International League Hall-of-Fame during ceremonies prior to tonight’s 6;05p.m. start. When the game begins Jonathan Pettibone (0-0, 3.60 ERA) will pitch for Lehigh Valley while Nelson Figueroa (8-3, 3.83 ERA) goes for the PawSox.