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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 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 from 5/10/12

10 May

Rochester (22-13) – 6
Pawtucket (14-19) – 7
WP: Will Inman (1-0)
LP: Tyler Robertson (0-2)
S: Mark Melancon (3)
HR: Rochester – Pedro Florimon (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: A Mauro Gomez 2-RBI double in the bottom of the eighth gave the PawSox a come-from-behind victory. They took three of four games from Rochester and have won five of their last six games. Pawtucket holds a 1 ½ game lead over Buffalo for first place in the I.L. North … Mark Melancon came on to face one batter and struck out Pedro Florimon to end the game, picking up his third save … Nate Spears went 3 for 3 with 2 doubles, 2 runs and a RBI. It was his second three-hit game of the season … Lars Anderson went 0 for 4 and is 2 for 16 with 3 runs and no RBIs in his last four games.

Binghamton (15-17) – 9
New Hampshire (13-19) – 2
WP: Zack Wheeler (2-2)
LP: Chad Jenkins (2-3)
S: Jeff Kaplan (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: Fisher Cats batters struck out 15 times and reliever Clint Everts got touched up for 5 runs in the ninth inning, allowing the BMets to pull away … Mike McDade went 2 for 5, improving his batting average to .336, sixth best in the Eastern League. Ryan Goins went 2 for 5 to up his average to .320, tenth best … Koby Clemens went 1 for4 with his first double of the season … John Tolisano went 1 for 4, extending his hit streak to six games.

Reading (21-11) – 10
New Britain (20-13) – 3
WP: Drew Naylor (2-0)
LP: Logan Darnell (3-2)
HR: Reading – Darin Ruf (6)
New Britain – Wilkin Ramirez (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: Reading’s Darin Ruf went 2 for 4 with a double, grand slam and 6 RBIs. He raised his batting average to.393 and OPS to 1.030, both E.L. bests. Reading extended their lead to a game and a half over the Rock Cats in the Eastern Division … For the second straight game Wilkin Ramirez had 3 hits and a home run … Catcher Chris Herrmann broke a 2 for 30 slump with a 3 for 5 night that included his team-best ninth double.

Portland (11-22) – 0
Trenton (16-15) – 7
WP: Brett Marshall (4-1)
LP: Chris Martin (2-3)

HIGHLIGHTS: The Thunder jumped on Portland for five runs in the first two innings and never looked back. Trenton has won five straight over the Sea Dogs and are 6-1 in the season series … Jeremy Hazelbaker’s double was the only extra-base hit for Portland … The Sea Dogs team ERA jumped to a league-worst 4.71.

Results and Highlights from 4/29/12

29 Apr

Reading (15-7) – 4
Portland (7-17) – 2
WP: Tyson Brummett (1-0)
LP: Caleb Clay (1-2)
S: Justin Friend (5)
HR: Portland – Oscar Tejeda (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: Sea Dogs batters struck out 11 times and left 9 runners on base … Portland starter Chris Hernandez pitched 5 2/3 innings, allowed 1 earned run and lowered his ERA to a team-best 1.69 … Jeremy Hazelbaker went 0 for 4, snapping his nine-game win streak.

New Britain (14-9) – 5
Richmond (11-12) – 2
WP: Logan Darnell (3-0)
L: Jason Stevenson (1-4)
S: Daniel Turpen (2)
HIGHLIGHTS: Logan Darnell struck out a season-high 8 batters en route this his third victory and first since April 14th … After batting .343 in his first 11 games of the season, Rock Cats outfielder Chris Colabello is hitting only .184 over his last ten, bringing his season average down to .260 … Aaron Hicks stole his first base since April 14th. He now has 3 on the season and has been gunned down once … Evan Bigley went 0 for 5 and struck out 3 times, ending his eight-game hit streak. He has struck out 10 times in his last five games.

Trenton (10-12) – 3
New Hampshire (10-12) – 4
WP: Clint Everts (1-0)
LP: Ryan Flannery (0-1)
HR: Trenton – Abe Almonte (3)
New Hampshire – A.J. Jimenez (2), Ryan Goins (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: Down a run heading into the bottom of the ninth, the Fisher Cats struck for two, with the game-winning, walk-off single coming off the bat of Brad McElroy … For the fourth time in five starts, New Hampshire’s Chad Jenkins pitched 6 or more innings. He did not factor into the decision … Clint Everts worked three 3 scoreless innings with 4 Ks for the win. In 5 appearances he has yet to yield a run over 9 innings of work.

Pawtucket (15-9) – 2
Columbus (13-10) –3
WP: Cody Allen (1-0)
LP: Clayton Mortensen (2-2)
S: Chris Ray (5)
HR: Columbus – Cord Phelps (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: In his first action with the PawSox since returning from Boston, Nate Spears went 3 for 5 with a double and a run scored … Over his last ten games Mauro Gomez, who went 2 for 4 with 2 doubles on the day, is batting .395 with 5 home runs, 12 RBIs and 12 runs … Jose Iglesias went 0 for 5 to bring his batting average down to .185. The shortstop has a .175 batting average (7 for 40) over his last ten games, has only one extra base hit on the year and has gone hitless in 11 games this season … Despite not allowing an earned run, reliever Clayton Mortensen got tagged with the loss after walking two and allowing a hit. The run that scored on his watch occurred on a throwing error from Tony Thomas during a botched double play that would have ended the seventh.

Results and Notes from 4/23/12

23 Apr

Durham – 0 GAME 1
Pawtucket 2
WP: Justin Germano (2-1)
LP: Chris Archer (1-3)
S: Andrew Miller (1)

Durham (6-13) – 1 GAME 2
Pawtucket (14-5) – 7
WP: Aaron Cook (3-0)
LP: Lance Pendleton (0-1)
HR: Pawtucket – Will Middlebrooks (8)

HIGHLIGHTS: In game one Justin Germano threw six scoreless innings, allowing only 3 hits while striking out 5. He has been unscored upon in 15 1/3 straight innings … Andrew Miller struck out two of the three batters he faced and earned his first career save on any level … 35-year-old catcher Mike Rivera made his debut with the PawSox in game one, going 2 for 3 with and RBI. Rivera was cut by Milwaukee at the end of Spring Training and was signed by the Red Sox to a minor league deal on April 20th … Will Middlebrooks connected for his 8th home run of the season in game two. He has hit 5 home runs over his last six games … Aaron Cook pitched all seven innings in game two for his third win. He allowed 1 earned run, 8 hits and 2 walks, with 2 strikeouts.

Portland (5-14) – 5
New Britain (12-6) – 3
WP: Chris Hernandez (1-1)
LP: Steve Hirschfeld (2-1)
S: Caleb Clay (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: Sea Dogs starter Chris Hernandez allowed 1 earned run in 5 1/3 innings, lowering his ERA from 1.72 to 1.71 … Portland’s Jeremy Hazelbaker went 1 for 4 with a double and 2 RBIs, running his hit streak to seven games … Only three players in the game went hitless; Portland’s Dan Butler (0 for 1, 2 BBs, HBP) and Heiker Meneses (0 for 4), and New Britain’s Chris Colabello (0 for 5).

Results and Notes from 4/20/12

21 Apr

New Hampshire (6-9) – 3
New Britain (11-5) – 7
WP: Daniel Turpen (2-0)
LP: Casey Lawrence (0-1)
HR: New Hampshire – Jonathan Diaz (1)
New Britain – Deibinson Romero (3), Pedro Florimon (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: The Rock Cats used a 4-run eighth inning – sparked by Pedro Florimon’s three-run homer – to break a 3-3 tie … All three of Deibinson Romero’s home runs this season have come against New Hampshire … In the third inning Fisher Cats center fielder Justin Jackson stole second base for his team leading 5th theft of the season, but was then thrown out trying to steal third. New Hampshire runners swiped a season high six bases on the day, 2 each from Kevin Howard and John Tolisano … New Hampshire was 0 for 9 with runners in scoring position … New Britain reliever Deolis Guerra pitched two scoreless innings in his sixth appearance. In 10 2/3 innings he has allowed only 1 run, 4 hits and a walk while striking out 10.

Portland (4-12) – 5
Binghamton (7-7) – 7
WP: Erik Turgeon (1-1)
LP: Chris Balcom-Miller (1-2)
S: Josh Edgin (2)
HR: Portland – Heiker Meneses (1)
Binghamton – Josh Rodriguez (2)

HIGHLIGHTS: Sea Dogs left fielder Jeremy Hazelbaker stole 2 bases, giving him a team high 5 on the season. Only two other Portland players – Reynaldo Rodriguez (3) and Heiker Meneses (1) – have stolen a base … Meneses hit his first home run in a Portland uniform, which includes 24 games played with the Sea Dogs last season … Jeremy Kehrt pitch four scoreless innings of relief for the Sea Dogs and has allowed only 1 run in his last 10 1/3 innings pitched … Aaron Kurcz made his fourth appearance out of the pen for Portland, allowing 1 unearned run in an inning of work. Part of the Theo Epstein compensation from the Cubs, Kurcz is 0-1 with a 7.27 ERA and has allowed 9 hits and 6 walks in 8 2/3 innings .. Sea Dogs third baseman Kolbrin Vitek was 4 for 5 and raised his average to .308.

Durham (6-10) – 10
Pawtucket (11-5) – 15
WP: Brandon Duckworth (3-0)
LP: Josh Lueke (0-1)
HR: Durham – Brandon Guyer (3)
Pawtucket – Mauro Gomez 2 (4), Will Middlebrooks (6), Alex Hassan (1), Tony Thomas (3)

HIGHLIGHTS: The PawSox scored in every inning but one, using a five-home run attack to sneak past Durham in a slugfest that extended their winning streak to 5 games. Pawtucket has won 8 of their last 9 games and are now tied with Lehigh Valley atop the International League North … Mark Melancon saw his first action with Pawtucket after being demoted from Boston on Wednesday. He tossed one scoreless inning, striking out 2 and allowing 1 hit … Will Middlebrooks hit his third home run in as many games. In that span he has gone gone 7 for 13 with 3 long balls, 9 RBIs and 6 runs scored … Third baseman Alex Hassan launched his first AAA home run. After a very slow start, the Massachusetts native is batting .417 over his last six games, with 8 RBI and 8 runs scored. He has also scored a run in seven straight games.

Results and Notes from 4/16/12

16 Apr

Pawtucket (7-5) – 4
Syracuse (3-8) – 3
WP: Ross Ohlendorf (2-0)
LP: Tanner Roark (0-3)
S: Junichi Tazawa (1)
HR: Pawtucket – Tony Thomas 2 (2), Ryan Lavarnway (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: The PawSox almost let a 4-0 lead slip away, allowing 3 runs in the bottom of the seventh inning before an out was even recorded. PawSox reliever Garrett Mock struck out three straight batters to stem the tide  … Junichi Tazawa worked a scoreless ninth for his first professional save … Both of Tony Thomas’ home runs were solo shots that came with two outs … PawSox reliever Andrew Miller rebounded from a horrific appearance on Sunday (1/3 IP, 4 ER, 3 BB, 1 H). He worked a perfect eighth inning, striking out Bryce Harper, Mark Teahan and Jhonatan Solano on 15 pitches … Prior to the game the PawSox placed shortstop Pedro Ciriaco on the 7-day disabled list with an oblique strain.  Jonathan Hee was called up from Portland to take his place on the roster.

New Britain (9-3) – 10
Portland (3-9) – 5
WP: Daniel Turpen (1-0)
LP: Aaron Kurcz (0-1)
HR: New Britain – Pedro Florimon (1), Chris Colabello (2)
Portland – Reynaldo Rodriguez (1)

HIGHLIGHTS: Trailing 5-2 in the top of the ninth and down to their last out, the Rock Cats got a three-run homer from Chris Colabello to send the game to extra innings where they put up a 5 spot in the eleventh for their fifth straight win … Portland first baseman Reynaldo Rodriguez went 1 for 2 with 2 RBI, 2 runs, a stolen base and his first home run of the season … Colabello is 9 for 19 with 2 home runs, 8 RBIs and 7 runs in his last five games … New Britain pitching allowed only two walks, bringing the staff’s season total to a league low 24 over 109 innings … Sea Dogs DH Jeremy Hazelbaker went 2 for 5, doubling his hit total for the season and picking up his first RBI of the year in the process.

Binghamton (4-6) – 1
New Hampshire (4-7) – 2
W: Ryan Tepera (1-0)
LP: Mark Cohoon (0-2)
S: Ronald Uviedo (3)

HIGHTLIGHTS: New Hampshire notched their first home win of the season. The Fisher Cats scored first in the game for only the fourth time all season … New Hampshire starter Ryan Tepera went five innings, allowing only one run on 4 hits and 4 walks for his first AA victory … Fisher Cats DH Koby Clemens went 2 for 2, stole 2 bases, was caught stealing and was picked off … The New Hampshire bullpen combined for 3 1/3 scoreless innings to hold on to the victory. Ronald Uviedo notched his 3rd save of the season. In two prior stints with the Fisher Cats he had a total of 2 saves.