The Worcester Red Sox headed south to Norfolk Tides Baseball Club at Harbor Park Stadium in Norfolk, VA to take on the Tides in a pre-All-Star break series, and with the 3-3 split with Norfolk the WooSox kept themselves in the top half of the closely packed International League’s East Division. They are currently tied for fourth in the division, a game and a half out of the top spot.
WooSox 2, Norfolk 1
WP: Chris Murphy (2-0); S: Zack Kelly (2)
Unsung heroes: Ronaldo Hernández 1-3, sac fly; Devlin Granberg 1-4, scored on wild pitch
PPD, rain. Rescheduled for Thursday
Norfolk 2, WooSox 1
LP: Eduard Bazardo (2-1)
Christin Stewart 4th inning solo home run
What went wrong: Not going to win many games scoring just one run.
Unsung heroes: Brian Keller 5IP, 4H, 1ER, 2BB, 5K
Norfolk 11, WooSox 4
LP: James Norwood (0-1)
Nick Sogard 6th inning two-run double
Connor Womng 7th inning RBI double (No video)
What went wrong: They gave up 11 runs. What more do you need to know?
Unsung heroes: Pedro Castellanos 2-3, RBI
WooSox 6, Norfolk 2
WP: Jay Groome (1-0)
Christin Stewart 3rd inning RBI double (No video)
Stewart 7th inning two-run single (No video)
Unsung heroes: Devlin Granberg 2-5, RBI, 2R; Grant Williams 2-3, R, RBI.
WooSox 6, Norfolk 3
WP: Phillips Valdez (1-0)
Nick Sogard 2nd inning RBI single
Ronaldo Hernández 5th inning two-run homer
Unsung heroes: Devlin Granberg 3-6, double, run.
Norfolk 1, WooSox 0
LP: Geoff Hartlieb (1-4)
What went wrong: If you don’t score, you can’t win.
Unsung heroes: Chris Murphy 5IP, 3H, 3K; Andrew Politi 2IP, H, 2K; Johan Mieses 2-4.
210Sports’ WooSox of the week
Batter: Johan Mieses, 6-15, 3 doubles, 2 runs, stolen base.
Pitcher: Chris Murphy, 1-0, 12IP, 0R, 5H, 6K
Last week’s transactions
*Monday, July 11: Boston recalled Connor Wong from Worcester.
*Tuesday, July 12: Boston optioned Brayan Bello to Worcester. Worcester placed Triston Casas in the FCL on a rehab assignment and added Nick Sogard from Portland.
*Wednesday, July 13: Boston optioned Connor Wong to Worcester, and outrighted Michael Feliz. Feliz elected free agency.
*Thursday, July 14: Boston recalled Darwinzon Hernandez from Worcester. Worcester added Jay Groome from Portland.
*Saturday, July 16: Boston recalled Connor Wong from Worcester.
This week’s schedule
vs Syracuse Mets (Baltimore Orioles)
Schedule subject to change
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