The Worcester Red Sox had their first no-hitter at Polar Park last week, but that didn’t stop the trend of playing .500 baseball as the WooSox continue to linger in the middle of the pack of the International League’s East Division.
Durham 16, WooSox 0
LP: Geoff Hartlieb (1-5)
What went wrong: When you allow four times as many runs as you have hits, you’re in big trouble.
Durham 3, WooSox 0
LP: Eduard Bazardo (2-3)
Enmanuel Valdez 4th inning dolo home run
Unsung heroes: Brian Keller 6-inning start, 2H, 1R, 10K
WooSox 12, Durham 0 NO HITTER
WP: Andrew Politi (3-0)
Abraham Almonte 1st inning solo homer
Almonte 3rd inning two-run homer
Christin Stewart 3rd inning two-run homer
Pedro Castellanos 3rd inning two-run homer
Ronaldo Hernández 4th inning RBI single
Devlin Granberg 4th inninbg two-run single
Unsung heroes: Michael Wacha 4.1-inning start, 8K.
Granberg’s diving catch for the final out of the no-hitter
WooSox 5, Durham 1
WP: Chris Murphy (3-1)
Franchy Cordero 1st inning solo home run
Enmanuel Valdez 3rd inning three-run homer
Unsung heroes: Scoreless relief from James Norwood (1IP, K) and Zack Kelly (1IP, 2K)
WooSox 9, Durham 1
WP: Geoff Hartlieb (2-5)
Ronaldo Hernández 1st inning RBI single
Triston Casas 1st inning RBI single
José Peraza 1st inning two-run single
Devlin Granberg 2nd inning solo home run
Abraham Almonte 4th inning two-run single
Granberg 5th inning solo home run
Unsung heroes: Frank German 2IP, 4K.
Duhram 9, WooSox 3
LP: Caleb Simpson (0-2)
Triston Casas 8th inning RBI double (second double in the video)
What went wrong: Bullpen allowed eight runs in three innings.
210Sports’ WooSox of the week
Batter: Abraham Almonte, 9-23 in six games, with a double and two home runs. He also scored eight times and drove in five.
Pitcher: Brian Keller with a six-inning start, allowing two hits and one run while striking out ten.
Last week’s transactions
*Monday, August 1: Boston recalled Ronaldo Hernandez from Worcester.
*Tuesday, August 2: Boston optioned Ronaldo Hernandez and Franchy Cordero to Worcester. Worcester added Enmanuel Valdez to the active roster.
*Thursday, August 4: Boston placed Michael Wacha in Worcester on a rehab assignment, recalled Darwinzon Hernandez from Worcester, and optioned Kaleb Ort to Worcester.
*Friday, August 5: Worcester added Kole Cottam from Portland and released Grant Williams and Roldani Baldwin.
This week’s schedule
at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (NY Yankees)
Schedule subject to change
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