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August 27, 2008 at 6:13 AM

Diaz's 5 hits and 4 runs lead Sea Dogs to doubleheader sweep


8/27 Cup of Coffee: On Tuesday, Pawtucket downed Lehigh Valley 11-4. Bartolo Colon threw 3 innings allowing 4 runs on 4 hits and a BB. He had 3 Ks. Marcus McBeth (2-1) pitched 2 scoreless innings allowing 1 hit. He fanned 4. Beau Vaughn threw 2 scoreless innings giving up 2 hits and 2 BB. He had 2 Ks. Chris Smith went 2 innings and did not allow a run giving up 1 hit. He fanned 3. Chris Carter went 4 for 5 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBI. David Ross went 3 for 5 with 2 runs scored and a RBI. Keith Ginter went 2 for 5 with 1 run scored and 2 RBI. Jeff Natale went 4 for 5 with a run scored and 2 RBI. Gil Velazquez went 2 for 4 with a home run and 3 RBI.

Portland swept their doubleheader against New Britain by scores of 6-4 and 7-2. In the first game, Ryne Lawson went 4 innings allowing 4 runs on 7 hits and 3 RBI. He had 3 Ks. Mike James threw 2 scoreless frames allowing 1 hit and a BB. He had 1 K. Daniel Bard pitched a 1-2-3 final frame with 2 Ks. He lowered his ERA to 1.99. Jorge Jimenez went 3 for 4 and scored twice. Argenis Diaz went 2 for 3 with a run scored and a RBI. Zach Daeges went 3 for 4 with 2 runs scored and 3 RBI. In the second game, Dave Gassner (8-5) threw 6 innings allowing 2 runs on 4 hits and a BB. He had 1 K. Chad Rhoades pitched a clean final inning with 1 K. Argenis Diaz went 3 for 4 with a home run and 3 runs scored. He raised his BA to .304. Jorge Jimenez went 2 for 4 and had 2 RBI.

Lancaster defeated Stockton 6-2. Derrick Loop (5-0) went 5 innings giving up 1 run on 7 hits and a BB. He had 3 Ks. Cody McAllister went 2 innings allowing 1 run on 1 hit. He fanned 3. Bryce Cox threw 2 clean frames recording 2 Ks. Yamaico Navarro went 3 for 5 with a home run and 3 RBI. He is now hitting .369. Luis Segovia went 3 for 4 with 2 runs scored and a RBI.

Staten Island defeated Lowell 9-1. Yeiper Castillo (3-5) threw 3 innings giving up 4 runs on 3 hits and 3 BB. He had 2 Ks. Dan Buller went 2 innings giving up 2 runs on 4 hits and a BB. He had 2 Ks. Stephen Fife went 3 frames allowing 3 runs on 4 hits and 2 BB. He had a K. Luis Sumoza went 3 for 4 with a run scored.

In the Gulf Coast League, the Red Sox took both games of their doubleheader against the Twins by scores of 3-2 and 6-3. Pedro Perez threw 4 innings allowing 2 runs on 6 hits and a BB. He had 4 Ks. Michael Lennox (2-3) pitched 2 scoreless frames allowing 2 hits. He fanned 1. Dustin Mercadante pitched a scoreless final frame allowing 1 hit. Wilfred Pichardo went 2 for 4 and scored a run. In the second game, Cesar Cabral (2-5) went 5 innings giving up 3 runs on 9 hits. He fanned 8. Anatanaer Batista threw 2 scoreless innings allowing 1 hit. He fanned 1. Wilfred Pichardo went 3 for 4 with 2 runs scored. Pete Hissey went 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored and a RBI. Carson Blair went 2 for 4 with a RBI. Bryan Peterson went 2 for 2 with a run scored and a RBI.

The Dominican Summer League is over for the Red Sox. They finished third in their league with a record of 43-27.

Player of the Night: Argenis Diaz who was 5 for 7 on the night with a home run, 4 runs scored and 2 RBI




 
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