The Worcester Red Sox visited Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, PA for a series against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and used some great pitching and timely hitting to take four of six from the Philadelphia Phillies AAA-affiliate to close withing two games of the .500 mark.
WooSox 13, IronPigs 2
WP: Brayan Bello (2-0)
Rob Refsnyder 1st inning RBI double (No video)
Jarren Duran 2nd inning RBI triple
Connor Wong 3rd inning solo home run
Ronaldo Hernandez 4th inning home run
Refsnyder 5th inning two-run homer and Christin Stewart 5th inning solo home run
Ryan Fitzgerald 5th inning two-run single (No video)
Brayan Bello 6IP, 10Ks.
IronPigs 7, WooSox 6
LP: Silvino Bracho (0-2)
Rob Refsnyder 1st inning RBI single
Roberto Ramos 4th inning RBI single (No video)
Ramos 8th inning RBI double (No video)
Ryan Fitzgerald 9th inning two-run homer
What went wrong: Kaleb Ort faltered in the eighth inning and that was the difference.
Unsung heroes: Connor Wong 3-5; Michael Feliz (K) and Durbin Feltman an inning each of perfect relief.
IronPigs 2, WooSox 1
LP: Thomas Pannone (3-2)
Ronaldo Hernandez 4th ining RBI single
What went wrong: WooSox were 1-10 with runners in scoring position and left nine runners on base.
Unsung heroes: Jonathan Arauz 2-4
WooSox 16, IronPigs 2
WP: Geoff Hartlieb (1-2)
Ronaldo Hernandez 2nd inning RBI double (No video)
Jaylin Davis 2nd inning RBI double
Rob Refsnyder 3rd inning solo home run
Yolmer Sanchez 4th inning three-run blast
Davis 5th inning two-run single
Refsnyder 7th inning RBI double
Unsung heroes: Jonathan Arauz 3 RBI; Roberto Ramos 2-4 with 3 runs scored
WooSox 2, IronPigs 0
WP: Zack Kelly (2-1); S: Kaleb Ort (6)
Connor Wong 10th inning RBI single
Unsung heroes: Yolmer Sanchez 2-4 with run scored; Shutout baseball by Silvino Bracho (3IP, 4K), Taylor Cole (2IP, 3K), and Eduard Bazardo (2IP, 2K)
WooSox 10, IronPigs 2
WP: Brayan Bello (3-0)
Jarren Duran 3rd inning RBI triple and Ronaldo Hernandez 3rd inning two-RBI single
Rob Refsnyder and Christin Stewart 7th inning solo home runs and Hernandez 7th inning two-run homer
Unsung heroes: Connor Wong 2-4, two runs scored; scoreless relief from Michael Feliz (2IP, 4K), Durbin Feltman (1IP, 2K), and Frank German (1IP, 2K.
210Sports’ WooSox of the week
Batter: Ronaldo Hernandez, 13-22 with three doubles and two homers in five games. Knocked in seven runs and scored six times.
Pitcher: Brayan Bello, 2-0 with 16 strikeouts in 11 IP.
Last week’s transactions
*Tuesday, May 24: Worcester Frank German from Portland, reinstated Roldani Baldwin from the development list, and placed Eduard Bazardo on the suspended list (4 games).
*Saturday, May 28: Boston recalled Ryan Brasier and Phillips Valdez from Worcester, optioned Hirokazu Sawamura to Worcester, and appointed Josh Winckowski as the 27th man for the doubleheader vs Baltimore.
This week’s schedule
vs Syracuse Mets (NY Mets)
Schedule subject to change
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