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Results and Highlights from 5/29/12

29 May

Norfolk (21-30) – 8
Pawtucket (33-20) – 11
WP: Junichi Tazawa (3-1, 3.13)
LP: Eddie Gamboa (1-1, 7.59)
S: Will Inman (4)
HR: Norfolk – Miller, Ja (6), Bill Hall (3)
Pawtucket – Josh Kroeger (7), Lars Anderson (6)

HIGHLIGHTS: Reliever Junichi Tazawa worked two innings for his third win of the season. He struck out 4 and allowed 1 run on 2 hits … Marc Melancon allowed only his second run in 18 appearances … Jose Iglesias missed his fourth straight game as he deals with back stiffness … Lars Anderson went 2 for 4 with a home run, 2 runs and a season-high 5 RBIs. He has hit half of his home runs this year in his last three games. … The win put the PawSox at 17-11 for the month of May, one win more than their 16-9 April … Ryan Lavanway went 3 for 4 with an RBI and 2 runs. It was his third 3-hit game of the season.

Portland (20-30) –
Harrisburg (27-23) – PPD

HIGHLIGHTS: The two will play a double header on Wednesday with game one starting at 6:00 p.m.

New Britain (29-21) –
New Hampshire (20-29) – PPD

HIGHLIGHTS: No makeup date has been scheduled.

Results and Highlights from 5/19/12

20 May

Binghamton (20-20) – 6
Portland (15-26) – 5 (10 inn.)
WP: Brad Holt (2-0)
LP: Will Latimer (1-3)
S: Adrian Rosario (1)
HR: Binghamton – Pedro Zapata (1), Raul Reyes (2)
Portland – Reynaldo Rodriguez (8), Bryce Brentz (4)

HIGHLIGHTS: Sea Dogs’ starter Stolmy Pimentel threw 6 scoreless innings, scattering 4 hits and 2 walks to go along with 6 strikeouts … Portland center fielder Ronald Bermudez was the only player in the game without a hit … Reynaldo Rodriguez was 1 for 4 with a 2-run homer, his seventh in the month of May. The franchise mark for home runs in May was set by Ryan Lavarnway last season when he hit eight … Jeremy Hazelbaker stole his team-high 7th base of the season. He is tied for seventh in the E.L. … Both teams struck out ten times. Binghamton leads the Eastern League having struck out as a team 322 times. Portland is a close second with 317 whiffs.

Trenton (21-18) – 3
New Hampshire (16-24) – 1
WP: Preston Claiborne (2-2)
LP: Randy Boone (0-2)
S: Ryan Flannery (5)
HR: New Hampshire – John Tolisano (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: New Hampshire starter Randy Boone, who is working his way back after Tommy John surgery, left the game in the first inning after experiencing some discomfort. He allowed 1 run on 3 hits in a 1/3 of an inning … John Tolisano went 2 for 3 and connected for his first home run of the season and first since August of last year … Catcher Sean Ochinko picked up his first AA hit, a line-drive single up the middle in the ninth inning … Brian Van Kirk went 1 for 4 to extend his hit streak to seven games … The Fisher Cats move to 6-11 in May with the loss.

New Britain (25-16) – 3
Reading (23-17) – 2
WP: Blake Martin (1-1)
LP: Michael Cisco (2-2)
S: Luis Perdomo (1)
HR: Reading – Leandro Castro (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: Starter Andrew Albers pitched 6 innings, allowed 2 earned runs, 9 hits and walk. After allowing only 1 walk in his first five starts, he has allowed 1 in each of his last three … Luis Perdomo worked a perfect ninth inning for his first save of the season … Chris Herrmann went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI … Aaron Hicks went 2 for 4 with a double, a run scored and his 10th stolen base. He is tied for fourth in the Eastern League in steals.

Pawtucket (27-17) – 4
Norfolk (18-24) –8
WP: Pat Neshek (2-0)
LP: Justin Germano (4-3)
HR: Norfolk – Brandon Waring (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: Starter Justin Germano had his shortest outing of the season, going only 3 innings after allowing 6 runs on 7 hits and two walks. His ERA jumped from 1.99 to 2.98 … Scott Podsednik went 2 for 4 with 2 RBIs, a run and his 2nd stolen base with the PawSox. He has hit safely in six of the seven games since joining Pawtucket … The rehabbing Kevin Youkilis played his second straight game at third base, but was not tested in the field. He went 1 for 4 at the plate with 2 strikeouts … Jose Iglesias went 1 for 4 and is now batting .282 on the season when he was at just .200 heading into the month. He has hit safely in five straight games and has 10 hits in that span … It is the third time this season that the PawSox have dropped 3 or more games in a row.

Results and Highlights from 5/17/12

18 May

New Hampshire (16-22) – 3
New Britain (23-16) – 1
WP: Deck McGuire (2-5)
LP: David Bromberg (1-1)
S: Clint Everts (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: New Hampshire starter Deck McGuire pitched a strong six innings, allowing 1 run on 3 hits and 2 walks. He earned his first win since April 18th … Brad Thompson worked a scoreless inning of relief with 2 strikeouts for the Rock Cats. It was his first appearance of the year after some extended spring training following Tommy John surgery in 2011 … New Britain center fielder Joe Benson finally lashed out a bit at the plate, going 2 for 3 with an RBI and a walk. He came into the game having gone 2 for 24 in his previous six games with the Rock Cats … Ryan Goins went 1 for 2 with a double, RBI and walk. He extended his hitting streak to seven games and his .336 batting average is fifth best in the Eastern League … New Hampshire’s John Tolisano went 1 for 5 with an RBI and Brian Van Kirk went 2 for 4. Both players extended their hit streaks to five games.

Pawtucket (27-15) – 0
Durham (16-26) – 5
WP: Jim Paduch (2-1)
LP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-1)
HR: Durham – Jesus Feliciano (1), Henry Wrigley (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: In his third rehab start with the PawSox, Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed 7 hits (2 home runs) and 4 earned runs over 6 2/3 innings. He threw 95 pitches – the most thus far in five rehab starts overall – and did not allow a walk … Pedro Ciriaco, Jose Iglesias and Scott Podsednik each had a single and Ryan Lavarnway had a double for the only PawSox hits on the night. Iglesias stole his sixth base of the season on seven attempts and Podsednik swiped his first with Pawtucket and seventh of the season … It was only the second time this season that the PawSox have been shutout. The first coming back on April 9th, a 1-0 loss to Lehigh Valley … Kevin Youkilis, who is on a rehab assignments with Pawtucket, had a scheduled off day. He is expected to get some time at third base this weekend.

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 4/30/12

1 May

Trenton (11-12) – 6
Portland (7-18) – 3
WP: Francisco Rondon (1-0)
LP: Eammon Portice (0-1)
S: Kelvin Perez (1)
HR: Trenton – Ronnier Mustelier (2), Melky Mesa (5)
Portland – Kolbrin Vitek (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: Kolbrin Vitek, the Red Sox first round pick in 2010, went 2 for 4 and hit his first AA home run … Shortstop Derrick Gibson made 2 errors, giving him a team-high 6 … Juan Carlos Linares went 2 for 4 with a run scored. His .362 batting average is fifth best in the Eastern League … The Sea Dogs have league-high 4.86 team ERA.

New Britain (15-9) – 1
Harrisburg (14-10) – 0 (12 inn.)
WP: Luis Perdomo (1-2)
LP: Erik Davis (3-1)
S: Caleb Thielbar (0)

HIGHLIGHTS: Rock Cats pitchers allowed only 2 hits over 12 innings and struck out 16 batters. At one point they retired 17 straight batters before a 12th inning walk, 1 of only 2 on the night … Pedro Florimon, who reached on a bunt single in the top of the 12th, scored the game winner on a wild pitch from Erik Davis .. Caleb Theilbar, who was called up from Ft. Myers to replace Luke French (promoted to Rochester), earned his first AA save in his first AA appearance.

Pawtucket (16-9) – 6
Columbus (13-11) – 4
WP: Garrett Mock (1-1)
LP: Frank Herrmann (1-1)
HR: Pawtucket – Mauro Gomez (8)
Columbus – Matt LaPorta 2 (8), Beau Mills (3)

HIGHLIGHTS: Daniel Nava followed Josh Kroeger’s ninth-inning double with one of his own to break the 4-4 tie. Che-Hsuan Lin drove in Nava with a single to help the PawSox halt their season-high four game losing streak … Catcher Ryan Lavarnway went 0 for 3 and struck out twice. He is 2 for his last 14 with 5 strikeouts … Jose Iglesias pulls his batting average up to .200 with a 2 for 4 effort … Marc Melancon came on in the bottom of the seventh and threw two pitches to Cord Phelps – the only batter he would face – who grounded out to third base for the final out of the inning.

Reading (16-7) – 3
New Hampshire (10-13)-2
WP: Trevor May (5-0)
LP: Deck McGuire (1-4)
S: Jordan Whatcott (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: See game story below.

Results and Highlights from 4/27/12

27 Apr

Reading (14-6) – 5
Portland (6-16) – 4
WP: Jordan Whatcott (1-0)
LP: Aaron Kurcz (0-2)
S: Justin Friend (4)
HR: Reading – Miguel Abreu (1)
Portland – Juan Carlos Linares (4)

HIGHLIGHTS: In his first start of the season, Stolmy Pimentel lasted 5 innings for the Sea Dogs, allowing 2 earned runs on 7 hits while striking out 7. He ran into trouble in the third inning when three runs scored, but he managed 1-2-3 innings in the second and fourth. He induced 5 ground ball outs and 1 fly out … Aaron Kurcz – one of two players sent to the Red Sox by the Chicago Cubs as compensation for Theo Epstein – blew his second save of the season, allowing two runs over the last two innings, including the game-winning home run by Miguel Abreu with two outs in the top of the ninth … Portland shortstop Juan Carlos Linares went 2 for 4 with a solo home run, his fourth of the season … Bryce Brentz came into the game batting .198, but went 2 for 4 with 2 doubles and 2 runs scored and raised his average to .212.

New Britain (13-8) – 4
Richmond (10-11) – 5
WP: Daryl Maday (2-1)
LP: Bobby Lanigan (1-2)
HR: New Britain – Aaron Hicks (4)

HIGHLIGHTS: The Rock Cats were down to their last out, trailing 2-0 in the top of the ninth when Aaron Hicks drove in Chris Herrmann with a single and Diebinson Romero followed up with a double to plate Hicks, who went on to hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the top of the 13th. The Flying Squirrels clawed back in the bottom of the 13th and Juan Perez hit a walk-off, two-run homer off of Bobby Lanigan … Rock Cats right fielder Evan Bigley went 1 for 4 and has hit safely in seven straight games … New Britain shortstop Estarlin De Los Santos stole his third base and was caught stealing for the second time this season … New Britain batters struck out 14 times.

Trenton (9-11) – 1
New Hampshire (9-11) – 2
WP: Ryan Tepera (2-1)
LP: Shaeffer Hall (2-3)
S: Ronald Uviedo (5)

HIGHLIGHTS: New Hampshire starter Ryan Tepera allowed 5 walks in 5 innings, but only let up 1 run and earned his second win of the season … Ronald Uviedo worked a scoreless ninth for his league-leading fifth save of the year .. Fisher Cats left fielder John Tolisano went 3 for 3 with 3 doubles, an RBI, a run and a stolen base. He came into the game with 3 doubles on the season … After reaching base in his last 10 games, first baseman Mike McDade’s streak ended when he went 0 for 4 with no free passes … New Hampshire reliever Clint Everts pitched 1 2/3 innings of scoreless ball. In four appearances with the Cats he has pitched 6 innings, allowing 0 runs, 4 hits and 4 walks  to go with 11 strikeouts … It was the seventh time the Fisher Cats won by two runs or less this year.

Pawtucket (15-7) – 1
Columbus (11-10) - 4
WP: Zach McAllister (2-1)
LP: Ross Ohlendorf (3-1)
S: Chris Ray (4)
HR: Pawtucket – Josh Kroeger (1)
Columbus – Matt LaPorta (6)

HIGHLIGHTS: Only three PawSox players collected hits on the night, Jose Iglesias (1 for 4), Ryan Lavarnway (2 for 4) and Josh Kroeger (1 for 3, solo HR) … Pawtucket starter Ross Ohlendorf let up a season-high 10 hits over 6 innings … Andrew Miller pitched an inning in relief and served up a two-run homer to Matt LaPorta, but also recorded three strikeouts … Reliever Mark Melancon pitched a scoreless eighth in his fourth appearance with the PawSox since being demoted. He has tossed 6 1/3 innings with Pawtucket and has not allowed a run or a walk and has struck out 8 … Left fielder Alex Hassan went 0 for 2 and is now 3 for his last 16 after hitting a grand slam – his only HR of the year – back on April 20th.

Results and Notes from 4/17/12

18 Apr

Pawtucket (8-5) – 1
Syracuse (3-9) – 0
WP: Brandon Duckworth (2-0)
LP: Josh Wilkie (0-1)
HR: Pawtucket – Ryan Lavarnway (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: Justin Germano (7 innings) and Brandon Duckworth (2 innings) combined for a five-hit shutout, allowing no walks and striking out 8 … PawSox catcher Ryan Lavarnway went 2 for 4 and blasted his second home run in as many games … Shortstop Jose Iglesias went 0 for 4, his sixth game without a hit this season … Jonathan Hee made his AAA debut at third base for the PawSox. He went 0 for 2 with a walk.

New Britain (10-3) – 6
Portland (3-10) – 3
WP: Bobby Lanigan (1-1)
LP: Brock Huntzinger (0-3)
HR: New Britain – Chris Colabello 2 (4)
Portland – Jeremy Hazelbaker (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: New Britain has won six straight games, all on the road, and are now tied with Reading for the best record in the Eastern League. Portland, losers of three straight, possess the worst record in the league … Rock Cats first baseman Chris Colabello went 2 for 3 with 2 home runs, 3 RBIs and 3 runs. His 4 home runs and 11 RBIs – all coming in the last six games – are tied for second in the E.L. … Sea Dogs right fielder Bryce Brentz went 2 for 4 with a triple and 2 RBIs. He is batting .304 over his last six games … New Britain reliever Deolis Guerra made his fifth appearance on the year, tossing two scoreless innings while striking out 2.

Binghamton (5-6) – 10
New Hampshire (4-8) – 6
WP: Collin McHugh (2-1)
LP: Chad Jenkins (1-2)
HR: Binghamton – Josh Rodriguez (1)
New Hampshire – Mark Sobolewski (1), Brad Glenn (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: New Hampshire starter Chad Jenkins saw his ERA balloon to 8.04 after allowing 8 earned runs over 2 2/3 innings … Fisher Cats center fielder Justin Jackson hit leadoff for the first time this season, going 2 for 5 with a run scored … Shortstop Ryan Goins went 3 for 5 with a single, double, triple and 3 RBIs.

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