WooSox win 7-game series against Buffalo 5-2

The Worcester Red Sox faced off against the Buffalo Bisons (Toronto) in a rare seven-game series last week at Polar Park, and the WooSox hit the win column five times to finally get over the .500 mark with a 17-16 record.

WooSox 9, Buffalo 8
WP: Taylor Broadway (1-0); S: Andrew Politi (2)
Key Plays for Worcester:
1st inning David Hamilton home run
2nd inning Hamilton RBI double, and scored on a double steal
4th inning RBI singles by Ryan Fitzgerald and Nico Goodrum
5th inning Fitzgerald two-run triple
6th inning RBI singles by Wyler Abreu sac fly and Jorge Alfaro
WooSox Highlights:

Ppd, rain; rescheduled for Saturday

Game one
WooSox 4, Buffalo 1
WP: Joely Rodríguez (1-0); S: Chase Shugart (3)
Key Plays for Worcester:
1st inning RBI singles by Wyler Abreu and Daniel Palka
4th inning David Hamilton two-run homer
WooSox Highlights:

Game two (WooSox road team)
Buffalo 2, WooSox 1
LP: Matt Dermody (1-1)
Key Plays for Worcester:
6th inning Greg Allen RBI single
WooSox Highlights:
What went wrong: Only had three hits and scored one run.

WooSox 14, Buffalo 2
WP: James Paxton (3-2)
Key Plays for Worcester:
1st inning two-run singles by Greg Allen and Daniel Palka, and an RBI single by Caleb Hamilton.
2nd inning Willie Abreu RBI single.
5th inning Palka solo homer, Nick Sogard triple and scored on a balk, and a Ryan Fitzgerald solo homer.
5th inning Palka two-run home run and a Jorge Alfaro two-run double.
WooSox Highlights:

Game one
WooSox 7, Buffalo 4 (8 innings)
WP: Andrew Politi (3-1)
Key Plays for Worcester:
2nd inning Ronaldo Hernandez solo homer
3rd inning Wilyer Abreu RBI single
7th inning Abreu solo homer run
8th inning Hernandez walk-off three-run homer
WooSox Highlights:

Game two
WooSox 12, Buffao 1
WP: Ryan Sherriff (1-)
Key Plays for Worcester:
1st inning Jorge Alfaro RBI single
2nd inning Wilyer Abreu two-run single
3rd inning Ryan Fitzgerald two-run gomer
4th inning Alfaro RBI single
6th inning Alfaro three-run homer and Bobby Dalbec solo home run
WooSox Highlights:

Buffalo 4, WooSox 2
LP: Joe Jacques (0-2)
Key Plays for Worcester:
1st inning Daniel Palka RBI single
5th inning Nico Goodrun RBI single
WooSox Highlights:
What went wrong: No timely hits for the WooSox.

210Sports’ WooSox of the week
Batter: Jorge Alfaro 9-22, 2 2B, HR, 8 RBI, 2 SB
Pitcher: Andrew Politi 1-0, S, 3.1 IP, H, 0 R, 4 K

Last week’s transactions
*Wednesday, May 3: Worcester placed Jake Thompson on the development list.
*Thursday, May 4: Boston placed Joely Rodriguez in Worcester on a rehab assignment.
*Friday, May 5: Boston recalled Kaleb Ort from Worcester.
*Saturday, May 6: Boston selected Zack Littell from Worcester and optioned Kaleb Ort to Worcester.
*Sunday, May 7: Boston recalled Bobby Dalbec from Worcester.

This week’s schedule
at Rochester Red Wings (Washington)
Tuesday: 6pm
Wednesday: 6pm
Thursday: 6pm
Friday: 6:45pm
Saturday: 6:45pm
Sunday: 1pm

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