WooSox Rewind: Worcester creeping back toward .500 with another series win

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.

Tuesday
WooSox 13, IronPigs 2
WP: Brayan Bello (2-0)
Big hits:
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)
Unsung heroes:
Brayan Bello 6IP, 10Ks.

Wednesday
IronPigs 7, WooSox 6
LP: Silvino Bracho (0-2)
Big hits:
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.

Thursday
IronPigs 2, WooSox 1
LP: Thomas Pannone (3-2)
Big hits:
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

Friday
WooSox 16, IronPigs 2
WP: Geoff Hartlieb (1-2)
Big hits:
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

Saturday
WooSox 2, IronPigs 0
WP: Zack Kelly (2-1); S: Kaleb Ort (6)
Big hits:
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)

Sunday
WooSox 10, IronPigs 2
WP: Brayan Bello (3-0)
Big hits:
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)
Monday: off
Tuesday: 6:45pm
Wednesday: 12:15pm
Thursday: 6:45pm
Friday: 6:45pm
Saturday: 4pm
Sunday: 1pm
Schedule subject to change


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