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The Cap on Tuesday; scores, highlights

Posted by Craig Forde  June 12, 2013 01:01 AM

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Red Sox affiliates

Pawtucket – 3
Syracuse – 4
WP: Maya (2-4)
LP: Wright (2-4)
S: Broadway (2)
HR: PAW-Henry (2), Brentz (12); SYR-Walters (12), Costanzo (9)
HIGHLIGHTS: A 2-hour and 22-minute rain delay forced the teams to concede their doubleheader and try to get in one nine inning bout. The PawSox (37-27) scored a run in each of the eighth and ninth innings, but fell just short. … Steven Wright went seven innings giving up four runs and seven hits for his fourth loss. He is 0-3 over his last six starts of which he has allowed eight home runs and 42 runs. … Justin Henry (1-for-4, HR, RBI, run) connected on his second home run of the season, besting the total number he hit over the last two seasons combined. … Jackie Bradley Jr. and Bryce Brentz both went 2-for-4 with Bradley picking up his ninth double of the season and Brentz going yard for the second time in as many games.

Pawtucket –
Syracuse – POSTPONED
HIGHLIGHTS: There has been no makeup date set as of yet for this wash out, but the PawSox do return to Syracuse in early August.

Erie – 0
Portland – 2
WP: Britton (5-5)
LP: Saupold (4-3)
HR: POR-Thomas (6)
HIGHLIGHTS: For the second straight start Drake Britton cruised, needing only one hour and 44 minutes to close out this game. Britton went the distance (seven innings), striking out three and allowing six hits and a walk. In his last four outings he has allowed just one earned run over 25 innings. … Tony Thomas went 2-for-3 with a home run, RBI and run scored to lead the Portland offense. … Xander Bogaerts went 1-for-2 with a walk. He has 24 walks and 25 strike outs since April when he had only 10 walks to 24 Ks.

Erie –
Portland – POSTPONED
HIGHLIGHTS: They will try again for a doubleheader on Wednesday night in an attempt to make up the one game lost on Tuesday. Twin bill set to begin at 6:00 p.m.

Wilmington – 1
Salem -3
WP: Cuevas (2-6)
LP: Sample (0-2)
S: Striz (4)
HIGHLIGHTS: William Cuevas was strong through six innings in earning his second win and first since April 21st. He allowed one earned run, five hits and two walks while striking out two. … The offense, which had ten hits on the night, was led by Keury De La Cruz who went 2-for-4 with two RBIs. He has hit safely in 11 straight games, collecting 18 hits in that span. …Garin Cecchini went 2-for-4 with a walk, run and stolen base. He was also caught stealing and is 15 for 21 on attempts this season.

Charleston – 3
Greenville – 6
WP: Taveras (1-3)
LP: Vargas (2-3)
S: Rivera (1)
HR: CHA-Bird (5), Culver (4); GRE-Moanaroa (1)
HIGHLIGHTS: After 13 appearances out of the pen Francisco Taveras picks up his first win of the season in his first start. He went six innings, allowing three runs, four hits and a walk while striking out three. … Boss Moanaroa’s first hit of June turned out to be his first home run of the season. … Mario Martinez paced the offense with a 3-for-3 effort and two runs scored.

Charleston – 8
Greenville – 4
WP: Smith (3-3)
LP: Gomez (0-1)
HR: CHA-Cave (1), De Leon (4)
HIGHLIGHTS: The RiverDogs split the doubleheader by jumping on Greenville with an early three runs that they added to down the stretch. … In his first appearance of the season Sergio Gomez went four innings for Greenville in the starter’s role. He allowed three runs, five hits and two walks, and struck out five. Last season between Gulf Coast and Lowell Gomez made nine starts and had a 5-4 record and 2.89 ERA overall. … Cody Koback and Keaton Briscoe had two hits apiece for the Drive. Koback is hitting .393 in nine June games.

New England affiliates

Akron – 7
New Hampshire – 0
WP: Packer (4-5)
LP: Walden (4-7)
HR: AKR-Aguilar (7), Lowery (2)
HIGHLIGHTS: A 2-hour and 48-minute rain delay, coupled with the Aeros putting up seven runs over the last five innings helped to push this game past midnight. … Starter Marcus Walden picked up his second straight loss after giving up five runs and nine hits over six innings. The two home runs he allowed were the first in his last four starts, doubling the total amount he has given up this year… Brad Glenn (2-for-3, walk) was the only Fisher Cat with a multi-hit game. The team tallied only five hits on the night.

Altoona -
New Britain – POSTPONED
HIGHLIGHTS: These teams will make this one up as part of a double header on Wednesday starting at 5:35 p.m.

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