PAWTUCKET vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PPD
New Britain 3, PORTLAND 1, Game 1
Starter Junichi Tazawa allowed one earned run in five innings on six hits and no walks while striking out six. DH Jon Still went 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI. Argenis Diaz went 1 for 3 with a run. The Sea Dogs had just those two hits.
New Britain 3, PORTLAND 1, Game 2
First baseman Jon Still went 2 for 3 with a run. Centerfielder Josh Reddick went 1 for 4 with a double. DH Lars Anderson went 1 for 3, raising his average to .257. Starter Ryne Lawson allowed three runs on six hits and no walks in a seven-inning complete game.
SALEM 5, Lynchburgh 4
Shortstop Yamaico Navarro went 3 for 4 with a home run, two runs, and two RBI. Leftfielder Chih-Hsien Chiang went 2 for 4 with a run and an RBI.
GREENVILLE 10, Charleston 5
The Drive drew 10 walks and scored their 10 runs on five hits. DH Will Middlebrooks went 1 for 5 with a grand slam. Third baseman Jonathan Hee went 1 for 2 with a double, two walks, three runs, and two RBI. Starter Stolmy Pimental allowed five runs on eight hits and no walks while striking out seven in five innings.
LOWELL 11, Staten Island 0
Third baseman Michael Almanzar went 3 for 3 with three RBI, a walk, and a run. Second baseman Derrik Gibson went 0 for 3 with three runs, a walk, and an RBI. Leftfielder Ronald Bermudez went 2 for 3 with an RBI. Starter Jose Alvarez allowed no runs on three hits and a walk while striking out two in six innings. Alvarez, 20, has a 0.50 ERA in three starts with Lowell.