WooSox Rewind: Worcester breaks franchise-long losing streak, wins series against RailRiders.

The Worcester Red Sox stumbled into their week-long seres against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders at Polar Park on a ten game losing streak, but they quickly retruned to the winning column to break the streak and took the seres 4-2.

WooSox 4, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 3
WP: Andrew Politi (1-0); S: Kaleb Ort (4)
Big hits:
Rob Refsnyder 7th inning double (No video)
Unsung heroes: Josh Winckowski six-inning start, allowed two hits and no runs while striking out nine; Jeter Downs 3-5 with a double; Jarren Duran 2-4 with a double and two runs scored.

WooSox 5, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2
WP: Brayan Bello (1-0); S: Kaleb Ort (5)
Big hits:
Jarren Duran 3rd inning solo homer

Yolmer Sanchez 6th inning two-run double (No video)
Ryan Fitzgerald 7th inning solo home run

Unsung heroes: Connor Wong 2-3 with an RBI.
Brayan Bello first AAA start, struck out ten in six innings.

WooSox 3, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2
WP: Zack Kelly (1-0)
Big hits:
Jarren Duran 5th inning RBI double

Roberto Ramos 9th inning walk-off two-run homer

Unsung heroes: Shutout baseball by Kutter Crawford (4IP, 2K), Silvino Bracho (2IP, K), Michael Feliz (1IP, K), and Durbin Feltman (1IP).

WooSox 6, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2
WP: Thomas Pannone (3-1)
Big hits:
Ryan Fitzgerald 1st inning RBI triple (No video)
Rob Refsnyder 1st inning RBI double (No video)
Jarren Duran 2nd inning RBI double (No video)
Yolmer Sanchez 8th inning two-run single
Unsung heroes: Connor Wong 2-4 with a run scored; scoreless relief from Taylor Cole (2IP, K), Andrew Politi (1IP, K), and Kaleb Ort (1IP, K).

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 7, WooSox 6
LP: Durbin Feltman (0-3)
Big hits:
Yolmer Sanchez 7th inning grand slam

What went wrong: The pitching was pretty bad, the bats caught them up, and then the pitching went bad again.
Unsung heroes: Jonathan Arauz 3-5 with 2 runs scored; Connor Wong 3-5.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 6, WooSox 2
LP: Josh Winckowski (1-1)
Big hits:
Jarren Duran 1st inning homer

Rob Refsnyder 9th inning solo home run (No Video)
What went wrong: WooSox manager Chad Tracy left his starter in for one too many innings.
Unsung heroes:

210Sports’ WooSox of the week
Batter: Rob Refsnyder was 6-17 with two doubles and a home run in five games. He knocked in three runs and scored twice.
Pitcher: Brayan Bello with a ten-strikeout AAA debut, earning a win.

Last week’s transactions
*Tuesday, May 17: Worcester added Brayan Bello and AJ Politi from Portland, released Carlos Martínez, and placed Darwinzon Hernandez on the 7-day injured list (right MCL sprain).
*Wednesday, May 18: Boston outrighted Jaylin Davis to Worcester.
*Friday, May 20: Boston optioned Ryan Brasier to Worcester.

This week’s schedule
at Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Philadelphia Phillies)
Monday: off
Tuesday: 7pm
Wednesday: 7pm
Thursday: 7pm
Friday: 7pm
Saturday: 6:30pm
Sunday: 6:30pm
Schedule subject to change

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