WooSox Rewind: Worcester’s 4-2 week doesn’t gain them any ground on first place

With four weeks left in the AAA regular season the WooSox find themselbves mired in the middle of the pack in the International League’s East Division, five games behind first-place Lehigh Valley with four other teams between them and the top spot. It’s going to take a lot better than 4-2 weeks over the rest of the season for the WooSox to grab the top spot in the division and the playoff berth that comes with it.

Syracuse 9, WooSox 8
LP: Chris Murphy (3-3)
Big hits:
Triston Casas 4th inning RBI triple

Nick Sogard 7th inning RBI single (No video)
Abraham Almonte 7th inning two-run triple

Casas 8th inning RBI double (No video)
Christin Stewart 8th inning RBI single (No video)
Ronaldo Hernández 9th inning RBI single (No video)
What went wrong: Hard to win when you’re down 7-0 after three innings…
Unsung heroes: Caleb Simpson struck out three of four batters faced.

WooSox 6, Syracuse 4
WP: Connor Seabold (6-1); S: Kaleb Ort (16)
Big hits:
Johan Mieses 4th inning RBI double

Christin Stewart 6th inning solo homer

Connor Wong 6th inning RBI double

Unsung heroes: Cam Cannon 2-3, double; Zack Kelly 1IP, 3K.

WooSox 9, Syracuse 1
WP: Victor Santos (1-3)
Big hits:
Connor Wong 1st inning solo home run

Nick Sogard 2nd inning two-run double

Pedro Castellanos 3rd inning two-run homer

Wong 8th inning three-run homer

Unsung heroes: Andrew Politi 1IP, 2K; Geoff Hartlieb 1IP, 3K

WooSox 12, Syracuse 8
WP: Chase Shugart (2-1)
Big hits:
The 11-run seventh inning…

Syracuse 6, WooSox 4
LP: Eduard Bazardo (2-4)
Big hits:
Abraham Almonte 1st inning RBI single

Connor Wong 2nd inning solo homer

What went wrong: Staring pitching wasn’t very good, but maybe should have won anyway…

WooSox 7, Syracuse 5
WP: Geoff Hartlieb (3-5); S: Frank German (5)
Big hits:
Triston Casas 1st inning solo homer

Nick Sogard 2nd inning RBI single (No video)
Enmanuel Valdez 3rd inning solo home run

Pedro Castellanos 5th inning two-run single

Sogard 8th inning RBI single (No video)

210Sports’ WooSox of the week
Batter: Connor Wong 12-29, 2 2B, 3 HR, 11 RBI, 7 R
Pitcher: Victor Santos 6 IP, 11 K, 3 H, 0 R, Win

Last week’s transactions
*Monday, August 22: Boston optioned Franchy Cordero to Worcester.
*Tuesday, August 23: Boston recalled Josh Winckowski and Franchy Cordero from Worcester. Worcester added Cameron Cannon from Portland.
*Wednesday, August 24: Boston optioned Josh Winckowski to Worcester.
*Saturday, August 27: Boston optioned Jarren Duran to Worcester. Worcester placed Jeter Downs (left ankle sprain) and Devlin Granberg (lower back inflammation) on the 7-day injured list.
*Sunday, August 28: Boston activated Tyler Danish from the 15-Day Injured List and optioned him to Worcester.

This week’s schedule
vs Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays)
Monday: off
Tuesday: 6:45pm
Wednesday: 6:45pm
Thursday: 6:45pm
Friday: 6:45pm
Saturday: 4pm
Sunday: 1pm
Schedule subject to change

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