Pawtucket L 3-4
Jackie Bradley Jr: 0-4
Will Middlebrooks: 0-4
Xander Bogaerts: 1-3, BB, K
Brock Holt: 0-4
Allen Webster: 6 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 4 K
Allen Webster finally has another non-disaster start, but the walks are still there.
Portland L 5-7
Garin Cecchini: 1-3, BB
Michael Almanzar: 1-4, E
Travis Shaw: 1-4, CS
Salem L 2-3
Henry Ramos: 0-6, BB
Deven Marrero: 1-6, BB, K, POCS
Keury De La Cruz: 0-6, K
Mike Augliera: 7 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Augliera's been woefully inconsistent this year, but when he's on, he's had some very impressive outings. Of course, as a 23-year-old in Salem, there's a lot less excuse for the bad outings than there is explanation for the good ones, even if this is his first full year of professional baseball.
Greenville L 6-7
Jose Vinicio: 2-4, 2 SB
Kendrick Perkins: 3-4, 2B, SB, E
Francellis Montas: 4 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 4 BB, 5 K
An unfortunate relapse for Montas after four positive starts.
Lowell Game 1 W 6-0
Forrestt Allday: 2-5, 2B, 2 K
Tzu-Wei Lin: 2-4, SB
Williams Jerez: 0-4, K
Jamie Callahan: 6 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 8 K
Mike Adams: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Suddenly the lower levels are starting to produce some better results in terms of pitching. And it doesn't end with Callahan...
Lowell Game 2 L 2-3
Forrestt Allday: 1-3, BB, K, 2 SB
Tzu-Wei Lin: 0-4, 3 K
GCL Red Sox W 7-3
Sean Coyle: 1-3
Jon Denney: 1-4, 2B, BB, 2 K
He lives! If Sean Coyle can actually stay healthy he might be able to return to the form he had earlier in the season. Until he pulls that off, though, Coyle is going to be a case of what could have been rather than what will.
Pawtucket L 0-10
Jackie Bradley: 0-3, BB, K
Xander Bogaerts: 0-4, BB, K
Will Middlebrooks: 1-4, BB, 2 K
Jeremy Hazelbaker: 0-2, 2 BB, K
Brock Holt: 0-4
Chris Hernandez: 5 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 1 HR
Clayton Mortensen: 2 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 1 HR
Xander Bogaerts' seven-game hitting streak comes to an end, but his walk streak extends to four, bringing him up to 58 in slightly over 400 plate appearances on the year.
Portland W 5-2
Garin Cecchini: 0-2, 2 BB, SB
Michael Almanzar: 0-4, K
Christian Vazquez: 1-4
Travis Shaw: 3-4, 2B, HR, K
Keith Couch: 7 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Cecchini's hitting streak was one game longer, and his walk total is about five higher in a similar number of plate appearances. The power has gone a bit quiet of late, but that's not terribly concerning so long as Cecchini continues to get on base better than 40% of the time.
Greenville W 4-3
Jose Vinicio: 3-5, 2 K, CS
Kendrick Perkins: 1-4, 3B
Brian Johnson: 5 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
Brian Johnson joins Callahan and Augliera with a shutout performance of his own.
Lowell W 2-1
Forrestt Allday: 1-4, K
Tzu-Wei Lin: 1-3, BB, K
Teddy Stankiewicz: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
As does Stankiewicz, although his is much shorter. He did start the game despite the short outing--a typically slow build-up for a newly drafted pitcher.
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