The Worcester Red Sox took five of six from Rochester at Frontier Field in a week that saw many teams making a move toward the top of the International League’s East Division, and when the dust settled the WooSox found themselves in a four-way tie for the top spot in the division.
WooSox 4, Rochester 2
WP: Kutter Crawford (1-0); S: Kaleb Ort (12)
Ronaldo Hernández 1st inning two-run single
Hernández 3rd inning RBI single
Connor Wong 8th inning RBI double (No video)
Unsung heroes: Christin Stewart 2-4, double, run; Pedro Castellanos 3-4, run; Eduard Bazardo 2 perfect innings of relief (2K).
WooSox 6, Rochester 5 (10 innings)
WP: Zack Kelly (3-1)
Jeter Downs 10th inning two-run homer
WooSox 8, Rochester 6
WP: Chris Murphy (1-0); S: Kaleb Ort (13)
Deivy Grullón 2nd inning three-run homer
Pedro Castellanos 3rd inning two-run home run
Devlin Granberg 4th inning two-run shot
Johan Mieses 8th inning solo homer
Unsung heroes: Ronaldo Hernández 2-5, double, run; Michael Feliz one inner perfect relief (1K)
WooSox 5, Rochester 4
WP: Brayan Bello (6-2); S: Kaleb Ort (14)
Connor Wong 1st inning RBI double (No video)
Jeter Downs 1st inning RBI double (No video)
Ronaldo Hernández 8th inning solo home run
Nice catch from Jeter Downs
WooSox 10, Rochester 4
WP: Brian Keller (2-3); S: Eduard Bazardo (1)
Pedro Castellanos 2nd inning two-run double
Christin Stewart 3rd inning homer
Johan Mieses 5th ining RBI double
Yolmer Sánchez 5th inning three-run blast
Jeter Downs 9th inning homer
Connor Wong 3-5, run, RBI, and stole home
Rochester 9, WooSox 8
LP: Frank German (1-1)
Devlin Granberg 4th inning three-RBI triple
What went wrong: Pitchers just couldn’t get anyone out
210Sports’ WooSox of the week
Batter: Pedro Castellanos 11-25, double, triple, home run, seven RBI, six runs.
Pitcher: Kaleb Ort had three saves, and six strikeouts in three innings.
Last week’s transactions
*Monday, June 27: Boston recalled Connor Seabold from Worcester, and selected the contract of Yolmer Sánchez from Worcester. Worcester added Chris Murphy from Portland and released Thomas Pannone and Roberto Ramos.
*Tuesday, June 28: Boston optioned Connor Seabold to Worcester and selected the contract of Silvino Bracho from Worcester.
Thursday, June 30: Boston reinstated Jarren Duran and Tanner Houck from the restricted list, returned Yolmer Sánchez to Worcester, and traded Silvino Bracho to Atlanta in exchange for cash considerations.
*Friday, July 1: Worcester released Taylor Cole.
*Saturday, July 2: Boston recalled Phillips Valdez from Worcester.
*Sunday, July 3: Boston recalled Connor Seabold from Worcester and optioned Phillips Valdez to Worcester. Worcester added Chase Shugart and Caleb Simpson from Portland.
This week’s schedule
vs Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (New York Yankees)
Schedule subject to change
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