WooSox Rewind: Sox manage series split with Buffalo

The Worcester Red Sox were happy to be back home last week after returning from a terrible series loss in Syracuse, and the friendly confines of Polar Park helped the WooSox bats earn a series split with the Buffalo Bisons.

Tuesday
PPD, rain. To be played on Wednesday

Wednesday
Game 1
WooSox 4, Buffalo 2
WP: Connor Seabold (2-0), S: Zack Kelly (1)
Big hits:
Jeter Downs 4th inning solo homerun

Christin Stewart 6th inning two-run homer

Unsung heroes: Ryan Fitzgerald 2-2 with a double; Franchy Cordero game-tying sacrifice fly

Game 2
Buffalo 7, WooSox 5
LP: Kyle Hart (3-2)
Big hits:
Ryan Fitzgerald 6th inning three-run home run

What went wrong: Pitching just wasn’t good enough, allowing a crooked number of runs in both the 3rd and 6th innings.
Unsung heroes: Grant Williams 1-1 with a sac fly.

Thursday
Buffalo 5, WooSox 4
LP: Thomas Pannone (1-1)
Big hits:
Franchy Cordero 1st inning RBI double (No video)
Ronaldo Hernandez 6th inning two-run single (No video)
Jeter Downs 7th inning triple (No video)
What went wrong: Pitching dug a hole early and the bats didn’t have enough to climb out of it.
Unsung heroes: Johan Mieses 2-2 with a walk, Durbin Feltman (3K) two innings perfect relief, Derek Holland (2K) three up-three down.

Friday
WooSox 8, Buffalo 6
WP: Taylor Cole (1-0), S: Kaleb Ort (2)
Big hits:
Jarren Duran 3rd inning two-run homer

Ronaldo Hernandez 4th inng double (No video)
Duran 4th inning triple (No video)
Unsung heroes: Connor Wong 3-5 with 2 RBI, Yolmer Sanchez 3-4.
Duran postgame interview with some highlights

Saturday
Buffalo 9, WooSox 7
LP: Derek Holland (0-2)
Big hits:
Triston Casas 1st inning RBI double (No video)
Jarren Duran 3rd ining RBI triple

Ronaldo Hernandez 4th inning solo home run (No video)
Jeter Downs 7th inning two-run homer

What went wrong: An ugly top of the 10th…
Unsung heroes: Ryan Fitzgerald 2-5 with a double and an RBI, Tyler Danish (K) 1.1 innings perfect relief.

Sunday
WooSox 10, Buffalo 6
WP: Kyle Hart (4-2)
Big hits:
Christin Stewart 2nd inning two-run homer

Triston Casas 3rd inning RBI double (NO video)
Rob Refsnyder 3rd inning three-run shot

Jeter Downs 5th inning two-run home run, Triston Casas 5th inning solo home run

Unsung heroes: Darin Gillies (K), Eduard Bazardo (2K), John Schreiber (K), and Kaleb Ort one inning each scoreless relief.

210Sports’ WooSox of the week
Batter: Jeter Downs is this week’s pick, going 7-23 with a triple and three homers. Along with four walks, he scored eight runs and knocked in five.
Pitcher: Connor Seabold gets the nod, winning his start with a six-inning outing, allowing two earned runs while striking out six.

Last week’s transactions
*Monday, April 25: Boston optioned Connor Wong to Worcester; Worcester placed Roberto Ramos on the 7-day injured list (right groin strain).
*Tuesday, April 26: Boston transferred rehab assignment of Josh Taylor to Worcester.
*Thursday, April 28: Boston claimed Jaylin Davis off waivers from San Francisco and optioned him to Worcester.
*Friday, April 29: Boston recalled Jaylin Davis from Worcester, selected Franchy Cordero to the major league roster, and returned Tyler Danish, John Schreiber, and Rob Refsnyder to Worcester.
*Sunday, May 1: Boston placed Jonathan Araúz in Worcester on rehab assignment and optioned Jaylin Davis and reliever Phillips Valdez to Worcester; Worcester released Derek Holland (opt-out).

This week’s schedule
at Toledo Mud Hens (Detroit Tigers)
Monday: off
Tuesday: 6:30pm
Wednesday: 12pm
Thursday: 11am
Friday: 7pm
Saturday: 5pm
Sunday: 2pm
Schedule subject to change


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