WooSox lose another series after being swept in Sunday doubleheader

The Worcester Red Sox hit the road last week to Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, PA to take on the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Philadelphia) and alternated wins and losses before being rained out Saturday and then being swept in a Sunday doubleheader to lose the series.

WooSox 6, Lehigh Valley 2
WP: Andrew Politi (2-0)
Key Plays for Worcester:
5th inning Bryan Mata picked a runner off second and struck out a batter to end the inning with a runner in scoring position.
7th inning three-run double by Jorge Alfaro.
9th inning solo homer by Wilyer Abreu.
WooSox Highlights:

Lehigh Valley 12, WooSox 10
LP: James Paxton (0-2)
Key Plays for Worcester:
How can any plays be key when you were losing 11-0 at one point?
WooSox Highlights:

What went wrong: Seriously? They gave up 12 runs.

WooSox 7, Lehigh Valley 4
LP: Chris Murphy (1-1)
Key Plays for Worcester:
2nd inning Ronaldo Hernández two-run homer
2nd inning David Hamilton RBI single
3rd inning Daniel Palka RBI single
4th inning Bobby Dalbec RBI single
8th inning Ryan Fitzgerald RBI double
WooSox Highlights:


LP: Norwith Gudiño (1-3)
Key Plays for Worcester:
1st inning Niko Goodrum RBI single
3rd inning Enmanuel Valdez RBI triple
WooSox Highlights:

What went wrong: Aren’t going to win many games getting just four hits.

Postponed; rain

Game one
Lehigh Valley 5, WooSox 4
LP: Brandon Walter (0-2)
Key Plays for Worcester:
1st inning David Hamilton solo homer.
2st inning Greg Allen RBI single.
WooSox Highlights:

What went wrong: Poor defense gave the IronPigs three runs.

Game two
Lehigh Valley 9, WooSox 3
LP: Bryan Mata (0-2)
Key Plays for Worcester:
4th inning Ronaldo Hernandez two-run single
WooSox Highlights:
What went wrong: Pitching is becoming an issue for theWooSox.

210Sports’ WooSox of the week
Batter: Wilyer Abreu: 5-19, HR, 3 RBI, 5 R, SB
Pitcher: Chris Murphy: 1-0, 6 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER; 5 K

Last week’s transactions
*Monday, April 17: Boston recalled Jarren Duran from Worcester and optioned Bobby Dalbec to Worcester.
*Wednesday, April 19: Boston recalled Enmanuel Valdez from Worcester and outrighted Jake Faria to Worcester.
*Thursday, April 20: Boston optioned Enmanuel Valdez to Worcester.
*Friday, April 21: Worcester placed Marcus Wilson on the development list

This week’s schedule
vs Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (NY Yankees)
Tuesday: 6:45pm
Wednesday: 6:45pm
Thursday: 6:45pm
Friday: 6:45pm
Saturday: 4pm
Sunday: 1pm

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