WooSox Rewind: Worcester holding tough as 3-3 week keeps them in the playoff race

The Worcester Red Sox went north to Sahlen Field in Buffalo, New York for their series against the Bison last week and continue to stay around the .500 mark, which keeps them in the middle of the pack in the International League’s East Division, and well within striking distance of the top spot in the division.

Tuesday
WooSox 2, Buffalo 1
WP: Zack Kelly (5-3)
Big hits:
Triston Casas 6th inning sacrifice fly (No video)
Unsung heroes: Scoreless outings from Eduard Bazardo (3IP, 2K) and Jake Thompson (2IP, 3K).

Wednesday
Buffalo 7, WooSox 2
LP: Jay Groome (1-1)
Big hits:
Grant Williams 9th inning RBVI single (No video)
Unsung heroes: Nick Sogard 2-4, double; James Norwood 2IP scoreless relief, 3K.

Thursday
WooSox 3, Buffalo 1
WP: Brian Keller (3-3); S: Frank German (3)
Big hits:
Ronaldo Hernandez 3rd inning two-run homer

Unsung heroes: Triston Casas and Johan Mieses both 2-4 with a double.

Friday
Buffalo 7, WooSox 6
LP: Chris Murphy (2-1)
Big hits:
Triston Casas 1st inning solo home run

Abraham Almonte 8th inning grand slam

Cam Cannon 8th inning RBI double (No video)
Unsung heroes: Darwinzon Hernandez and Zack Kelly each with one inning of scoreless relief with 2K.

Saturday
Buffalo 5, WooSox 3
LP: Eduard Bazardo (2-2)
Big hits:
Ronaldo Hernández 4th inning two-run single

Unsung heroes: José Peraza 2-3, run; Johan Mieses 1-3, double, run

Sunday
WooSox 4, Buffalo 1
WP: Durbin Feltman (2-5); S: Frank German (4)
Big hits:
Triston Casas 3rd inning solo homer

Deivy Grullón 5th inning two-run homer

Christin Stewart 6th inning solo home run

Unsung heroes: José Peraza 2-4, run

210Sports’ WooSox of the week
Batter: Jose Peraza 4-7 with a double and two runs scored in two games.
Pitcher: Frank German 2 saves in two appearances, 2IP, 4K

Last week’s transactions
*Monday, July 25: Boston acquired Abraham Almonte from Milwaukee for cash and assigned him to Worcester.
*Tuesday, July 26: Boston activated Connor Seabold from the 15-day injured list and optioned him to Worcester, and optioned Darwinzon Hernandez to Worcester.
*Friday, July 29: Boston signed José Peraza to a minor league deal and assigned him to Worcester, and the Seattle Mariners claimed Phillips Valdez off waivers.
*Saturday, July 30: Boston optioned Jeter Downs to Worcester.

This week’s schedule
vs Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays)
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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