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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 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 from 5/6/12

6 May

Portland (9-21) – 3
New Britain (18-12) – 1
WP: Billy Buckner (1-2)
LP: B.J. Hermsen (0-1)
S: Charle Rosario (1)
HR: Portland – Reynaldo Rodriguez (3)

HIGHLIGHTS: Portland starter Billy Buckner went 6 innings, allowing 1 run and 5 hits to earn his first win with the Sea Dogs … Juan Carlos Linares was 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI. He has hits in 20 of 25 games this season … New Britain center fielder Aaron Hicks went 3 for 4 with an RBI and 2 stolen bases. He now has 7 stolen bases on the season, tied for the team lead with Pedro Florimon who stole his seventh in the game … The Sea Dogs have won two of the three series they’ve played versus New Britain this year, capturing five of their nine total wins against the Rock Cats.

New Hampshire (13-16) – 3
Trenton (14-14) – 4 (11 inn.)
WP: Michael Dubee (2-0)
LP: Matt Daly (0-3)
HR: New Hampshire – Mark Sobolewski (6)
Trenton – Kevin Mahoney (3)

HIGHLIGHTS: Starter Yohan Pino pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing 2 runs on 6 hits and a walk … Reliever Danny Farquhar served up a solo home run to Kevin Mahoney in the bottom of the ninth, tying the game and sending it to extras. It was Farquhar’s first blown save of the season and the third by the Fisher Cats in the last four games … Mike McDade went 1 for 4 and now has an eight game hitting streak … Ryan Goins reached base in all six of his at-bats, going 3 for 3 with 3 walks. It was his third straight three-hit game and he has now hit safely in six straight … Mark Sobolewski went 2 for 5 with a home run, RBI, run and a walk. It was the second straight game that he connected on a round-tripper and sixth straight game with at least one hit.

Pawtucket (19-12) – 7
Scranton/W-B (14-14) – 5
WP: Doug Mathis (1-2)
LP: Andy Pettitte (0-1)
S: Garrett Mock (4)
HR: Pawtucket – Josh Kroeger (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: Doug Mathis went five innings for his first win of the season … Scranton starter Andy Pettitte’s presence set a regular season record with 13,584 in attendance, and that’s without the hometown team even being involved. Pettitte got roughed up in 5 innings of work and you can read Thomas Saucke’s first-hand account of the his efforts in the post below this one … Reliever Junichi Tazawa allowed 2 runs in two innings of work. It was the first two runs he has allowed for the PawSox this season … Pedro Ciriaco went 3 for 4 with a double, RBI and 2 runs. It is the fourth multi-hit game during his current six game hit streak … Lars Anderson picked up his first three-hit game of the season, driving in two runs and notching two doubles for the second straight game … Jose Iglesias went 2 for 3 with an RBI and run scored. It was his fifth straight two-hit game and he has raised his batting average to .253 after ending April at .200.

Results and Highlights from 5/5/12

5 May

Portland (8-21) – 0
New Britain (18-11) – 5
WP: Bromberg (1-0)
LP: Hernandez (1-2)

HIGHLIGHTS: David Bromberg threw five scoreless innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 walk while striking out 5 for his first win of the season. After six relief appearances to start the year, Bromberg has made back-to-back starts in which he has thrown 10 innings, allowed no runs, 4 hits, 2 walks and 13 strikeouts … New Britain relievers Caleb Thielbar and Luis Perdomo pitched 2 scoreless innings apiece and combined allowed only 1 hit and no walks. Thielbar has yet to allow a run in 4 1/3 innings since being called up from Ft. Myers and Perdomo hasn’t allowed a run in his last 7 2/3 … New Britain’s Mark Dolenc came on to pinch-hit in the bottom of the 8th and proceeded to ground out to the pitcher to end the inning. In his last 25 at-bats, Dolenc has only 3 hits with no RBIs, runs or extra-base hits … Portland’s Ronald Bermudez was the only player to have a multi-hit game on either side, going 2 for 3 on the day.

New Hampshire (13-15) – 7
Trenton (13-14) – 6 (10 inn.)
WP: Uviedo (2-1)
PL: Hyde (1-1)
HR: New Hampshire – Mike McDade (3), Mark Sobolewski (5)
Trenton – Mahoney (2), Molina (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: Starter Deck McGuire allowed 2 runs and 4 hits over 6 innings, but did not factor into the decision … Ronald Uviedo blew his second save in as many tries and third of the season … Ryan Goins went 3 for 6 with an RBI and Mark Sobolewski went 2 for 4 with a grand slam. Both players have five-game hitting streaks … John Tolisano went 2 for 5 with a double and has had five multi-hit games and a .342 batting average in his last ten games … Justin Jackson stole 2 bases, giving him 8 this season on 10 attempts.

Pawtucket (18-12) – 9
Scranton/W-B (14-13) – 3
WP: Duckworth (4-0)
LP: Figueroa (1-1)
HR: Pawtucket – Che-Hsuan Lin (2), Mauro Gomez (10)

HIGHLIGHTS: Starter Brandon Duckworth struck out 7 and scattered 5 hits and a run over 5 1/3 innings for his fourth win of the season and first since April 20th … Mark Melancon pitched another scoreless inning, running his total to 7 2/3 innings since being sent down from Boston … Jose Iglesias went 2 for 4 and is 8 for his last 15 at-bats over his last four games with Pawtucket … Mauro Gomez took advantage of Will Middlebrooks’ promotion to Boston as he passed him for the team-lead in home runs by hitting his tenth of the season. He is second in the International League to Toledo’s Brad Eldred (13).

Results and Highlights from 5/1/12

1 May

Reading (16-8) – 4
New Hampshire (11-13) – 8
WP: Yohan Pino (2-0)
LP: David Buchanan (1-2)
HR: Reading – Tim Kennelly (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: Starter Yohan Pino went 8 innings allowing only 1 earned run on 5 hits and a walk to go with 5 strikeouts. Reliever Ronald Uviedo worked a perfect ninth, striking out two of three batters he faced … John Tolisano stole his fifth base of the season and was caught stealing for the second time. As a team the Fisher Cats have 35 stolen bases, second most in the Eastern League … Ryan Goins, Mike McDade, Mark Sobolewski and A.J. Jimenez all had 2 hits on the night, with Sobolewski getting the only extra-base (double) for New Hampshire … The Fisher Cats won on May 1st for the third straight season. Last year they were 23-8 in the month of May.

New Britain (16-9) – 6
Harrisburg (14-11) – 1
WP: Caleb Thielbar (1-0)
LP: Hector Nelo (1-2)

HIGHLIGHTS: In his first AA start B.J. Hermsen went 7 innings and allowed 1 earned run on 4 hits and a walk, with 5 strikeouts … The Rock Cats bullpen combined for five scoreless inning and 5 strikeouts. Over the last four games the pen has tossed 16 1/3 straight scoreless innings with 16 Ks … Wilkin Ramirez went 1 for 6 with a run and 3 RBIs in his first game with the Rock Cats … Left fielder Mark Dolenc went 0 for 3 and is now batting .164 on the year.

Pawtucket (16-10) – 3
Toledo (15-9) - 8
WP: Adam Wilk (2-0)
LP: Doug Mathis (0-2)
S: Chris Bootcheck (4)

HIGHLIGHTS: Andrew Miller made his eighth relief appearance for Pawtucket, twirling 2 scoreless innings in which he walked 2 and struck out 5 … Will Middlebrooks went 0 for 4 and is 2 for his last 19 with 8 strikeouts … Tony Thomas stole his first base of the season on his first attempt … The PawSox have a league-high 121 runs-batted-in this season, one more than Toledo.

Trenton (11-12) -
Portland (7-18) – PPD

Results and Highlights from 4/28/12

29 Apr

Reading (14-7) – 1
Portland (7-16) – 9
WP: Chris Martin (1-2)
LP: Jonathan Pettibone (1-3)

HIGHLIGHTS: Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched 4 2/3 innings, allowing 1 earned runs, 3 hits and 2 walks while striking out 7. His threw 74 pitches, 44 of which were strikes, and he induced 3 ground ball outs and 0 fly outs … Chris Martin followed Dice-K with 4 1/3 scoreless innings for his first AA win … Hadlock Field had a sold out attendance of 7,368.

New Britain (13-9) – 3
Richmond (11-11) – 5
WP: Craig Westcott (1-2)
L: Steve Hirschfeld (2-2)
S: Tom Vessella (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: New Britain starter Steve Hirschfeld allowed 3 earned runs on 10 hits and 2 walks over 6 innings … Evan Bigley went 1 for 4 with a double, 2 RBIs and 2 stolen bases, extending his hitting streak to eight games … The Rock Cats have lost three in a row and four of their last five.

Trenton (10-11) – 4
New Hampshire (9-12) – 3 (11 inn.)
WP: Kelvin Perez (1-0)
LP: Matt Daly (0-2)
S: Ryan Flannery (2)
HR: New Hampshire – Koby Clemens (2), Mark Sobolewski (4)

HIGHLIGHTS: Mark Sobolewski was 1 for 1 with a solo home run. In his last five games he has collected 8 hits, 3 HRs and 7 RBIs … Koby Clemens hit his second home run of the season. His first came during the Fisher Cats home opener off of Jason Marquis back on April 12th … The Fisher Cats stole two bases (Ryan Goins, John Tolisano) and were caught stealing twice (Goins, Brian Van Kirk). As a team they have stolen 33 bases, have been caught 12 times and are second in the Eastern League in both categories.

Pawtucket (15-8) – 4
Columbus (12-10) -6
WP: Jose De La Torre (1-0)
LP: Tony Pena Jr. (0-2)
S: Jeremy Accardo (3)
HR: Columbus – Beau Mills (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: Alex Hassan went 2 for 4 with 2 RBI and a run scored. He was one of five PawSox batters with 2 hits in the game … Reliever Andrew Miller pitched 2/3 inning allowing a 1 hit and a run while striking out 2. It was the second straight game he has appeared in and the fourth time this week … The PawSox have lost three straight since having their season-high nine game win streak snapped.

Results from 4/26/12

26 Apr

New Hampshire (8-11) – 16
Binghamton (10-9) – 3
WP: Yohan Pino (1-0)
LP: Greg Peavey (2-1)
HR: New Hampshire – Mark Sobolewski 2 (3), Brad Glenn (3), Jimenez (1)
Binghamton – Matt Den Dekker (3)

HIGHLIGHTS: The Fisher Cats bats exploded for 16 runs on 18 hits, both high water marks on the year. It’s the most runs scored by New Hampshire since they plated 16 against Trenton on August 24th of last season … Every Fisher Cat batter had a hit in the game. Ryan Goins led the way with a 4 for 6 night that included a single, 2 doubles, a triple, 3 RBIs, a run and a stolen base … Mark Sobolewski became the sixth Fisher Cats’ player to have 6 RBIs in one game, the last being John Buck on August 17th of 2010, also against Binghamton … Catcher A.J. Jimenez went 3 for 4 and connected for his first AA home run while also crossing the plate four times on the night … Starter Yohan Pino went 6 innings, allowing 2 earned runs on 7 hits while striking out 8 in earning his first win of the season … The Fisher Cats took two of three games from the BMets, outscoring them 25-12. They return to Northeast Delta Dental Stadium on Friday to open a three game series with the Trenton Thunder.

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