Saturday, June 24, 2006 at 5:47 PM
In Pawtucket the Pawsox were hammered by the Columbus Clippers 10-2. Abe Alvarez started for the Pawsox and was shelled for 8 runs in 3 2/3 innings while walking 4 and striking out 3 and giving up 3 homeruns. Luke Allen doubled and drove in a run to lead the Pawsox offense. In Portland the Seadogs fell to New Hampshire 4-2. Devern Hansack pitched 6 solid innings giving up no runs on 4 hits while striking out 6. Randy Beam took the loss giving up all 4 runs. Chad Spann went 2-4 with a double and Brandon Moss went 1-3 with an RBI in the loss. Wilmington was rained out on Friday. Greenville on Friday shutout Hickory 2-0. Clay Buchholz pitched 5 shutout innings only giving up 4 hits and striking out 5. Tim Cox came on in relief and also pitched shutout ball for 3 innings while striking out 4. Mark Wagner went 2-4 and Chris Turner hit a 2-run homerun for his 15th of the year to lead the Drive offense. Lowell on Friday fell to Oneonta 8-5. Jeff Farrell pitched 3 innings giving up 4 runs on 5 hits while striking out 2 and walking 2. Justin Masteron pitched 2 shutout innings out of the bullpen striking out 4. Zach Daegas went 2-5 with a double and Luis Segovia went 2-4 with 2 runs scored to provide the Spinners offense. And finally the GCL Red Sox fell to the GCL Reds 4-1. Ryan Colvin started and went 2 inning striking out 2 and giving up no runs. Emilio Linares went 2-3 with a triple and Chih-Hsien Chiang went 2-4 in the loss.
Player of the Night: Clay Buchholz who went 5 shutout innings and striking out 5 to pick up his 4th win of the year.