The Worcester Red Sox took on the Rochester Red Wings last week at Polar Park, and after another .500 week found themselves in the same exact spot as they were in at the beginning of the week: in sixth place in the International League’s East Division.
Rochester 4, WooSox 1
LP: Brian Keller (3-4)
Ronaldo Hernández 3rd inning RBI double
What went wrong: WooSox just couldn’t get any timely hits
Unsung heroes: Connor Wong and Ryan Fitzgerald both 3-4, double.
WooSox 2, Rochester 1
WP: Zack Kelly (6-3)
Triston Casas walk-off RBI single
Unsung heroes: Geoff Hartlieb 2IP, 4K
Pedro Castellanos outfield assist
Jeter Downs 6-5 double play
WooSox 9, Rochester 8
WP: Frank German (2-1)
Triston Casas 1st inning RBI double
Franchy Cordero 2nd inning solo home run
Cordero 4th inning RBI single
Connor Wong 5th inning two-run homer
Cordero 6th inning solo shot
Ryan Fitzgerald walk-off RBI single
Unsung heroes: James Norwood (K) and Andrew Politi (3K) two innings each scoreless relief.
WooSox 9, Rochester 3
WP: Caleb Simpson (1-2)
Connor Wong 2nd inning two-run homer
Franchy Cordero 4th inning grand slam
Abraham Almonte 7th inning solo homer
Cordero 8th inning RBI single
Almonte 8th inning RBI single
Rochester 4, WooSox 1
LP: Victor Santos (0-3)
What went wrong: WooSox dug a deep hole, and then it filled with rainwater.
Unsung heroes: Franchy Cordero sac fly RBI; Triston Casas 2-3.
Rochester 3, WooSox 2
LP: Brian Keller (3-5)
Ronaldo Hernández 6th inning two-run homer
What went wrong: Not enough hits, not enough runs, not enough of a few other things too.
210Sports’ WooSox of the week
Batter: Franchy Cordero 6-11, 3 HR, 10 RBI
Pitcher: Geoff Hartlieb 4.2 IP, 0 ER, 5K
Last week’s transactions
*Monday, August 15: Boston optioned Jaylin Davis to Worcester.
*Tuesday, August 16: Boston placed Matt Strahm in Worcester on a rehab assignment. Worcester placed José Peraza on the 7-day injured list (right wrist contusion).
*Thursday, August 18: New York Mets claimed Yolmer Sánchez off waivers from Boston.
*Friday, August 19: Boston optioned Josh Winckowski to Worcester and transferred the rehab assignment of Brayan Bello from Portland to Worcester.
*Sunday, August 21: Boston appoints Franchy Cordero as the 27th man for MLB Little League Classic.
This week’s schedule
at Syracuse Mets (NY Mets)
Schedule subject to change
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