The Worcester Red Sox took four of six against the Buffalo Bisons last week at Polar Park, and while they gained one spot in the standings they still lost ground on first place Durham. The WooSox are now in fifth place in the International League’s East Division, six games behind the first-place Bulls.
Buffalo 14, WooSox 3
LP: Chase Shugart (2-2)
Enmanuel Valdez 3rd inning two-run single
Connor Wong 8th inning solo homer
What went wrong: The pitching was, to be kind, sub-par. To be unkind, it was freakin’ terrible
Unsung heroes: Ryan Fitzgerald 2-4 with a double.
WooSox 9, Buffalo 1
WP: Connor Seabold (7-1)
Connor Wong three-run homer
Abraham Almonte 2nd inning RBI single
Triston Casas 2nd inning RBI single
Pedro Castellanos 2nd inning RBI single
Unsung heroes: Nick Sogard 2-3 with a double and two runs scored.
WooSox 4, Buffalo 3
WP: Brian Keller (4-5); S: Frank German (6)
Triston Casas 5th inning solo blast
Pedro Castellanos 6th inning two-run homer
Unsung heroes: Victor Santos 5-inning start, 0R, 5K.
Buffalo 10, WooSox 8
LP: Chris Murphy (3-4)
Enmanuel Valdez 1st inning RBI double
Triston Casas 1st inning RBI single
Jarren Duran 3rd inning solo home run
Abraham Almonte 7th inning RBI single
Jaylin Davis 7th inning RBI single (No video)
Pedro Castellanos 8th inning RBI single
What went wrong: Gave up too many crooked-number innings
WooSox 9, Buffalo 0
WP: Durbin Feltman (3-5)
Enmanuel Valdez 4th inning solo homer run
Jarren Duran 8th inning two-run double
Ryan Fitzgerald 8th inning two-run double
Unsung heroes: Pedro Castellanos 3-5 with a double, an RBI, and two runs scored
WooSox 5, Buffalo 2
WP: Bryan Mata (1-0); S: Frank German (7)
Enmanuel Valdez 4th inning RBI double
Valdez 6th inning RBI triple
Valdez 8th inning two-run homer
Unsung heroes: Abraham Almonte 1-1, 3BB, 3R; Caleb Simpson 2IP, 0R.
210Sports’ WooSox of the week
Batter: Enmanuel Valdez 10-24, 4 2B, 3B, 2 HR, 10 RBI, 8 R
Pitcher: Connor Seabold 7IP, win, 0 R, 7 K.
Last week’s transactions
*Monday, August 29: Boston selected Zack Kelly and recalled Kaleb Ort from Worcester.
*Tuesday, August 30: Worcester added Bryan Mata from Portland and placed James Norwood on the 7-day injured list (right elbow inflammation).
*Wednesday, August 31: Boston outrighted Hirokazu Sawamura to Worcester.
*Thursday, September 1: Boston recalled Connor Wong from Worcester and selected Eduard Bazardo from Worcester.
*Friday, September 2: Boston recalled Tyler Danish from Worcester.
*Saturday, September 3: Boston selected Triston Casas from Worcester, recalled Josh Winckowski from Worcester, and optioned Bobby Dalbec to Worcester.
This week’s schedule
at Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Philadelphia Phillies)
Schedule subject to change
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