The Pawtucket Red Sox have increased their wild card lead to 1 1/2 games with seven games to play after beating the Gwinnett Braves, 3-1, last night.
Figueroa and Butler Lead PawSox to Victory (PawSox.com
Pawtucket Silences Gwinnett, 3-1 (Gwinnett Braves)
Mark Prior Reflects on Tenure with PawSox, Looks Ahead to Future (Pawtucket Times)
Hazelbaker Gets Call to Pawtucket (45 Miles from Fenway)
Pawtucket Pitching Outduels G-Braves (Gwinnett Daily Post)
Storm Changes G-Braves Start Times (Gwinnett Daily Post)
Opposing Pitching Continues to Baffle G-Braves (Access North GA)
UP NEXT- As referenced by the Gwinnett Daily Post piece above today’s game two of the series will take place at 2:00p.m. in anticipation of the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaac. Zach Stewart (3-5, 3.94 ERA) is slated to start for the PawSox. Sean Gilmartin (1-1, 3.99 ERA) goes for the Braves. According to the PawSox website, Wednesday’s game has already been postponed, with a double header set for Thursday in anticipation of Isaac.