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Results and Highlights from 5/30/12

30 May

Portland 3 GM 1
Harrisburg – 2
WP: Billy Buckner (4-3, 3.20)
LP: Erik Davis (4-2, 2.81)
HR: Portland – Jeremy Hazelbaker (4), Bryce Brentz (6)

Portland (21-31) – 2 GM 2
Harrisburg (28-24) – 5
WP: Garcia (1-0, 1.45)
LP: Stolmy Pimentel (1-2, 5.04)
S: Nelo (5)
HR: Portland – Juan Carlos Linares (7)

HIGHLIGHTS: Game one starter Billy Buckner pitched all seven innings, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits and a walk. He had four strikeouts to bring his season total to 51, tied for fourth most in the Eastern League … Game two starter Stolmy Pimentel also went the distance for Portland, allowing 5 runs and 7 hits over 6 innings. He has allowed 10 runs and 13 hits in his last two starts … Derrik Gibson stole his seventh base of the season in game one and is tied for ninth in the Eastern League. Jeremy Hazelbaker stole his ninth base of the season in game two and is tied for seventh in the league … Hazelbaker’s game one homer gave him a round tripper in three straight game … Zach Gentile and Juan Carlos Linares were the only Sea Dogs to get a hit in both games, each getting one hit per game.

Norfolk (21-31) – 2
Pawtucket (34-20) – 3
WP: Justin Germano (5-3, 2.89)
LP: Brad Bergesen (2-3, 4.91)
S: Clayton Mortensen (2)
HR: Norfolk – Lew Ford (2), Jai Miller (7)

HIGHLIGHTS: Justin Germano allowed 2 runs and 7 hits over 7 innings for Pawtucket. It is the third time this season that he has gone 7 innings … Jose Iglesias “rested” for the fifth straight game … Mauro Gomez went 2 for 4 with 2 doubles. He now has 14 doubles on the season, tied for second most in the International League … Josh Kroeger went 2 for 4, his third straight 2-hit game. He is batting .341 over his last ten games … Relievers Tony Pena Jr. and Clayton Mortensen combined for 5 strikeouts in 2 innings.

New Britain (30-21) - 7
New Hampshire (20-30) – 2
WP: B.J. Hermsen (3-1, 2.68)
LP: Chad Jenkins (2-4, 4.98)
HR: New Britain – Aaron Hicks (6), Chris Herrmann (5)

HIGHLIGHTS: New Britain starter B.J. Hermsen retired the first thirteen batters he faced. He struck out 4 and allowed 2 runs on 7 hits over 8 2/3 innings … New Hampshire starter Chad Jenkins lasted 4 innings in his first start back from the disabled list. He allowed only 2 runs and 3 hits, but 2 of those hits were long balls. Jenkins has allowed 9 home runs this season, second most in the league … Rock Cats’ SS Estarlin de los Santos broke and 0 for 17 slump with a lead-off single in the seventh inning … New Hampshire’s Mike McDade went 1 for 3 to bring his batting average to .324, fifth best in the Eastern League. He is batting .354 with 8 home runs, 23 RBIs and 16 runs in the month of May … With the win the Rock Cats remain a half-game up on Reading in the Eastern Division. The Fisher Cats fall into a tie for last place with Portland.

Results and Highlights from 5/28/12

28 May

New Britain (29-21) – 3
Portland (20-30) – 0
WP: Blake Martin (2-2, 2.50)
LP: Chris Hernandez (2-4, 3.21)
S: Caleb Thielbar (2)
HR: New Britain – Chris Colabello (8)

HIGHLIGHTS: David Bromberg was scheduled to start for New Britain, but was called up to Triple-A Rochester prior to the game, giving Brett Jacobson the spot start, his first of the season. Jacobson threw four scoreless innings and allowed only two hits and a walk … Rock Cats first baseman Chris Colabello hit a two-run homer. In his last ten games he has five hits, three of which are long balls … New Britain’s Aaron Hicks went 2 for 4 with an RBI, run and walk … Sea Dogs shortstop Derrik Gibson went 1 for 3 with a walk. In the four game series he went 7 for 13 with an RBI and a run … Portland’s Brock Huntzinger pitched three perfect innings with two strikeouts, his best relief appearance of the year.

New Hampshire (20-29) – 2
Binghamton (24-25) – 6
WP: Collin McHugh (5-3, 2.17)
LP: Deck McGuire (2-6, 6.80)

HIGHLIGHTS: Fisher Cats starter Deck McGuire retired the first 15 batters he faced. He went 5 1/3 innings allowing 4 runs on only 2 hits and a walk … New Hampshire DH Kevin Howard went 2 for 3, his fourth 2-hit game in his last six played … Third baseman Mark Sobolewski went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI.

Norfolk (21-29) – 6
Pawtucket (32-20) – 4
W: Zach Clark (1-0, 3.00)
LP: Doug Mathis (3-3, 4.86)
S: Jon Link (2)
HR: Norfolk – Jai Miller (5), Blake Davis (1), Jamie Hoffmann (3)
Pawtucket – Josh Kroeger (6), Nate Spears (4)

HIGHLIGHTS: For the second time in his last three starts Doug Mathis allowed 10 hits over 5 1/3 innings. He came into the game having allowed three home runs over his first nine starts, before allowing three on Monday … Jose Iglesias sat out for the third straight game with an undisclosed injury. He is reported to be out for Tuesday’s game as well …The rehabbing Darnell McDonald went 0 for 3 with two strikeouts … Right fielder Alex Hassan went 2 for 4 for his second straight 2-hit effort … Nate Spears’ third inning, 2-run homer, was the third round-tripper in his last twelve at-bats.

Results from 5/18/12

19 May

Binghamton (19-20) – 0
Portland (15-25) – 4
WP: Billy Buckner (2-3)
LP: Gonzalez Germen (1-2)

HIGHLIGHTS: Starter Billy Buckner had his best outing of the season, tossing 6 scoreless innings while allowing 3 hits and 3 runs to go with 3 strikeouts … Left fielder Jeremy Hazelbaker went 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBIs … Derrik Gibson went 0 for 3 and was the only Sea Dogs player without a hit. His hit streak was halted at nine games, but his on-base streak extended to ten games with a walk … With the win the Sea Dogs move to 3-6 on the season against the BMets.

Trenton (20-18) – 7
New Hampshire (16-23) – 1
WP: Michael O’Brien (1-0)
LP: Yohan Pino (3-1)
HR: Trenton – Corban Joseph (2), Cody Johnson (10)
New Hampshire – Brian Van Kirk (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: Starter Yohan Pino lasted 5 innings, but allowed 6 earned runs on 7 hits and 4 walks … Brian Van Kirk went 1 for 4 with a solo home run and has run his hit streak to six games … Catcher Sean Ochinko played in his first AA game since being called up from Class-A Dunedin and was 0 for 3 at the plate. Ochinko was promoted to replace A.J. Jimenez who looks to be headed for Tommy John surgery after tearing the ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing arm. Jimenez, considered to be a top defensive talent behind the dish, was ranked as the Blue Jays No. 12 prospect by Baseball America coming into the season … Trenton evened up the season series at 6 wins apiece.

New Britain (24-16) – 5
Reading (23-16) – 3
WP: B.J. Hermsen (2-1)
LP: David Buchanan (1-5)
S: Daniel Turpen (4)
HR: New Britain – Matt Rizzotti (1), Joe Benson (1), Aaron Hicks (5), Chris Colabello (6)

HIGHLIGHTS: Starter B.J. Hermsen went 7 2/3 innings, his longest outing to-date, and allowed 2 runs on 6 hits with 3 strikeouts … Batting in the leadoff spot Joe Benson homered on the first pitch of the game. He had 2 homers in 28 games with Rochester …Matt Rizzotti went 3 for 4 with a home run … Third baseman Nathan Hanson was the only New Britain player without a hit … With the win the Rock Cats improve to 3-2 against Reading this season and take a ½ game lead over the RPhils for first place in the Eastern League’s Eastern Division.

Pawtucket (27-16) – 5
Durham (17-26) – 6
WP: Romulo Sanchez (1-1)
LP: Junichi Tazawa (0-1)
S: Brandon Gomes (3)

HIGHLIGHTS: Reliever Junichi Tazawa was saddled for his first loss of the season despite not allowing one earned run. Two unlikely errors from Jose Iglesias in the bottom of the eighth inning opened the door for the Bulls to put up 4 runs and come back from a 5-2 deficit … Iglesias went 4 for 6 on the day, his first four-hit game of the season … Che-Hsuan Lin stole 2 bases, giving him 5 on 6 attempts this year … The PawSox still maintain a one-game lead over the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs who have won five straight games.

Results and Highlights 5/16/12

16 May

Portland (14-25) – 3
Reading (23-15) – 7
WP: Michael Cisco (2-1)
LP: Chris Hernandez (2-3)
S: J.C. Ramirez (3)
HR: Reading – Miguel Abreu (3)

HIGHLIGHTS: Portland starter Chris Hernandez allowed 4 earned runs and 7 hits over 6 innings to run his record to 2-3. All five decisions have come on the road … Shortstop Derrik Gibson went 1 for 2 with two walks and a stolen base. He extended his hitting streak to nine games and his stolen base streak to four games … Sea Dogs batters struck out 7 times, bringing their league-leading total to 298 … Portland is the only team in the Eastern League without a shutout. They also have the highest team ERA (4.66), have given up the most hits (366) and have the second highest team WHIP (1.45) … Ryan Dent went 1 for 3 with a run scored and has collected a single in each of his last four games.

New Hampshire 3 GAME 1
New Britain – 0
WP: Brett Cecil (1-2, 5.06)
LP: Steve Hirschfeld (2-4, 3.28)
S: Aaron Loup (2)
HR: New Hampshire – Mike McDade (5), Mark Sobolewski (9)

New Hampshire (15-22) – 3 GAME 2
New Britain (23-15) – 6
WP: Logan Darnell (4-2)
LP: Danny Farquhar (0-1)
S: Daniel Turpen (3)
HR: New Hampshire – Brad Glenn (5), Ryan Goins (2)
New Britain – Estarlin De Los Santos (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: Fisher Cats game one starter Brett Cecil threw 5 scoreless innings and allowed 2 hits and 1 walk … Aaron Loup pitched two perfect innings in game one to notch his second save for New Hampshire … New Britain’s game two starter Logan Darnell struck out 8 batters and allowed 3 runs on 6 hits in 6 innings … Rock Cats’ second baseman Estarlin De Los Santos went 2 for 3 in game two with a double, 3 RBIs, a run and his first home run of the season … Mark Sobolewski hit his team-leading ninth home run for the Fisher Cats in game one … Brian Jeroloman came into the day having only caught 9 games for the Fisher Cats, but was behind the dish for both seven-inning affairs on Wednesday and even went 2 for 2 in game one, his first multi-hit game of the year … Matt Rizzotti and Chris Herrmann were the only two Rock Cats with hits in game one and Rizzotti the only one with hits in both games … New Britain’s Joe Benson went 0 for 3 with a walk and 2 strikeouts in game two. Since being sent down from Triple-A Rochester, Benson is batting .083 in six games played … Joel Carreno went 3 innings and allowed 3 runs on 3 hits and a walk in game two. It was his first start with New Hampshire this season. Carreno was slated to start the season with the Fisher Cats before he became a last second call-up to the Blue Jays.

Pawtucket (27-14) – 5
Durham (15-26) – 4
WP: Alex Wilson (4-0)
LP: John Gaub (0-1)
S: Mark Melancon (5)
HR: Pawtucket – Lars Anderson (3)

HIGHLIGHTS: In his first rehab start since going on the disabled list for a back strain Kevin Youkilis went 1 for 2 as the designated hitter, with a double, run and walk … Alex Wilson pitched 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief to nab his second win in his last three appearances … Mark Melancon pitched a perfect ninth for his fifth save and fourth in his last five outings. In 12 relief appearances Melancon’s line reads: 0-0, 5 saves, 12 IP, 9 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 20 Ks … Jose Iglesias went 2 for 5 with a run scored. He has 6 multi-hit games in his last ten played … Lars Anderson went 1 for 2 with a 3-run homer. He has hit safely in five straight games … Ryan Lavarnway went 1 for 5 to extend his hitting streak to six games.

Results and Highlights 5/15/12

15 May

Portland (14-24) – 8
Reading (22-15) – 5
WP: Jeremy Kehrt (1-0)
LP: Drew Naylor (2-1)
S: Caleb Clay (3)
HR: Portland – Reynaldo Rodriguez (7), Matt Spring (3)
Reading – Sebastian Valle (2), Miguel Abreu (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: In his first start of the season Portland’s Anthony Ranaudo threw 4 innings, allowing 4 runs, 4 hits, 2 home runs, 3 walks and 2 strikeouts … Shortstop Derrik Gibson stole 2 bases, giving him 4 in his last three games. He was 1 for 4 with 2 runs scored, extending his hit streak to eight games … Juan Carlos Linares went 1 for 3 with 2 walks and has hit safely in 24 of 32 games … Bryce Brentz went 2 for 5 in the DH slot. He is batting .441 over his last ten games … With seven wins in the month of May the Sea Dogs have equaled their win total from the entire month of April.

Pawtucket (26-14) – 8
Durham (15-25) – 2
WP: Brandon Duckworth (5-0)
LP: Matt Torra (2-5)
HR: Pawtucket – Jose Iglesias (1), Kroeger (4)
Durham – Matt Mangini (3), Leslie Anderson (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: Starter Brandon Duckworth worked 6 innings, allowing 2 runs on 6 hits for his fifth win of the season … Reliever Garrett Mock pitched two scoreless innings and over his last 6 appearances he has thrown 8 2/3 scoreless, compiling a 1-0 mark with 2 saves, 4 hits, 4 walks, 6 strikeouts … Jose Iglesias went 3 for 5 with 2 runs and 2 RBIs and hit the second home run of his professional career … DH Josh Kroeger went 3 for 4 with 2 doubles, a home run, 3 RBIs and 2 runs … Mark Melancon pitched a perfect ninth inning and still has yet to yield a run or a walk in 11 relief appearances for the PawSox … In his first minor league apperance since 2008, Durham DH Hideki Matsui went 0 for 4 and struck out once. The 37-year-old former Yankees, A’s and Angels outfielder is looking to catch on with Tampa Bay signing as a free agent at the end of April.

New Hampshire (14-21)
New Britain (22-14) – DH PPD

HIGHLIGHTS: These two teams will play a doubleheader on Wednesday starting at 5:05 p.m.

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