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August 31, 2019 at 7:00 AM

Cup of Coffee: Chavis homers twice, Reyes dominates


8/31 Cup of Coffee: Michael Chavis shined in his rehab assignment with Pawtucket, while Denyi Reyes pitched well in Portland’s win. Triston Casas homered for Greenville and Salem held on to their 2 1/2 game lead.

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Michael Chavis and C.J. Chatham carried the PawSox to a win. Chavis, the former top prospect who is on a rehab assignment, homered twice and drove in four runs. Chatham went 3 for 3 with an RBI and two runs. Erasmo Ramirez allowed eight hits and four runs over 5 2/3 innings, but still grabbed the win. Bobby Poyner got the save with 1 1/3 shutout innings with two strikeouts.

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Domingo Tapia let this one slip away late by giving up four runs in the seventh. Mike Shawaryn started and allowed three runs on five hits over five innings. Cole Sturgeon went 2 for 3 with a walk, Oscar Hernandez homered, and Jantzen Witte doubled for the 22nd time.



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Denyi Reyes was tremendous in the win, tossing seven innings with just two runs allowed. He allowed only three hits, did not walk a batter, and struck out nine. Eduard Bazardo had a good eighth inning with two strikeouts and no runs allowed. Dedgar Jimenez got the save despite allowing two runs. Marcus Wilson, Austin Rei, and Brett Netzer each went 2 for 4, with Wilson roping two doubles, Rei smoking a double and a homer, and Netzer blasting his eighth home run.

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Salem shaved another game off their magic number, which is down to two, with a walk-off win. Grant Williams dropped down a bunt for the walk-off single in the ninth. Devlin Granberg went 2 for 4 with a pair of doubles and Garrett Benge also had a 2-for-4 night with a stolen base. Andrew Politi worked through 4 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on three hits and three walks with seven strikeouts. Dylan Thompson picked up the win in relief with 4 2/3 shutout innings with no walks and four strikeouts.

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Five Drive hitters had at least two hits, but it wasn’t enough. Triston Casas belted his 19th home run of the year as part of a 2-for-5 night. Everlouis Lozada had a big night out of the leadoff spot by going 3 for 5 and Samuel Miranda hit a two-run home run. Kevin Biondic was roughed up in 5 2/3 innings, giving up seven runs on eight hits with just one strikeout. Oddanier Mosqueda punched out three in 1 1/3 innings and Robbie Baker pitcher a clean ninth innings.

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Brock Bell and Bryan Lucas struggled early, and the Spinners couldn’t dig themselves out. Bell gave up two runs on three hits in just 1 2/3 innings, while Lucas surrendered three runs in 3 1/3 innings. Miguel Suero and Dylan Spacke were much better in relief, as Suero punched out four in three shutout innings and Spacke stuck out two in a clean ninth. Wil Dalton had a good night at the dish with two doubles in five trips. Alex Erro went 2 for 4 and Joe Davis added a two-bagger.

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Player of the Night: Denyi Reyes got back on track with a terrific outing. The right-hander lowered his ERA to 4.16 on the year. He has 116 strikeouts to just 37 walks in 151 1/3 innings this year.

Photo Credit: Denyi Reyes by Kelly O’Connor


 
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