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July 10, 2022 at 7:00 AM

Cup of Coffee: Uberstine dominates in Greenville debut


7/10 Cup of Coffee: Last night was headlined by a pair of pitchers making their debuts with new teams. Jake Thompson made his first appearance at Triple-A, while Tyler Uberstine (pictured) started in Greenville for the first time and was tremendous. Ceddanne Rafaela collected four more hits, while Matthew Lugo hit a huge home run for the Drive. Armando Sierra also had a huge game for the DSL Blue team. 

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Brian Keller was great in his start, going the first five innings and allowing just one run with seven strikeouts and one walk. Jake Thompson made his Triple-A debut out of the bullpen and threw a couple really good innings. He surrendered just one hit, did not allow a run, and struck out a hitter. Darwinzon Hernandez also punched out two in a clean inning. At the plate, Worcester had just five hits, two of them from Devlin Granberg. Ronaldo Hernandez singled and drove in a run, while Ryan Fitzgerald walked twice, stole a bag, and scored. 


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Portland Sea Dogs 11, Binghamton Rumble Ponies (NYM) 5
Alex Binelas had a big game out of the leadoff spot for Portland, going 1 for 4 with a home run, two walks, and four runs knocked in. Ceddanne Rafaela also stayed hot, going 4 for 6 with four singles, a stolen base, and two runs scored. Elih Marrero also reached four times with two singles and two walks. Bryan Mata made his third start for Portland and had his ups and downs. He allowed just one unearned run on one hit over four innings with seven strikeouts, but he also walked five. He has a 0.79 ERA and 15 strikeouts in 11 1/3 innings with the Sea Dogs. Zach Bryant was great in relief, going 2 2/3 innings with four strikeouts, no walks, and no runs allowed. Rio Gomez also struck out a pair without allowing a run in his lone inning. 

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Greenville Drive 7, Greensboro Grasshoppers (PIT) 1
Matthew Lugo had the big blow in this game, belting a three-run home run, his 10th of the year, in the fifth inning. Philip Sikes also had a big game, going 2 for 3 with a triple, a stolen base, and two runs scored. Nathan Hickey and Brandon Howlett each roped a double. Tyler Uberstine was phenomenal on the mound in his first start of the year for Greenville, tossing 5 1/3 shutout innings with 10 strikeouts. He walked just one and allowed two hits. Cody Scroggins also threw two scoreless frames. 

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Delmarva Shorebirds (BAL) vs Salem Red Sox (PPD, rain)
This game was called due to rain and will be made up as part of a doubleheader today. 

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FCL Twins 12, FCL Red Sox 9
Alex Zapete and Johnfrank Salazar both went 2 for 3 with a pair of walks. Zapete scored twice and Salazar drove in a pair. B.J. Vela also went 2 for 3 with a double and two driven in. Alexis Hernandez doubled and walked as well. Barbaro Pinero tossed 1 1/3 innings out of the bullpen without allowing a run with two strikeouts. Railin Perez was great as well, not allowing a run over 3 2/3 frames with four strikeouts, while Albert Feliz pitched a perfect ninth. 

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DSL Royals Glass 6, DSL Red Sox Red 5 (Game 1)
Jose Liriano led the way on offense, going 2 for 5 with a double, a triple, and two runs scored. Yohander Linarez also went 2 for 4 with a triple and two RBI. Natanael Eusebio had an RBI double, while Jhon Garcia added a couple hits. Royman Blanco was a bright spot on the mound, tossing 3 1/3 shutout innings out of the bullpen with two strikeouts and no walks. Simon Pacheco also struck out four in three innings while allowing just one run. 

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DSL Red Sox Red 2, DSL Royals Glass 0 (Game 2)
Darlyn De La Cruz was fantastic to start this one off, going four innings while allowing no runs on just one hit. He struck out five and walked two. Ovis Portes did not allow a run in two innings with two strikeouts, and Royman Blanco pitched another inning and did not give up a run. The Sox had just five singles, off the bats of Natanael Eusebio, Yosander Asencio, Frank Astacio, Franyer Noria, and Natanael Yuten

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DSL Red Sox Blue 19, DSL Guardians Red 7
Armando Sierra had a monster day at the plate for the Sox, going 3 for 4 with two doubles, a home run, and three RBI. Marvin Alcantara also had three hits, including a double, and three RBI. Albertson Asigen and Andy Lugo each went 2 for 4 as well. Cesar Soto was charged with blown save, but also got the win. He did not allow an earned run in 2 1/3 frames. Andres Ortuno and Giancarlos Santana each tossed scoreless innings of their own. 

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Player of the Day: Tyler Uberstine was just called up to Greenville after making 14 appearances, eight of them starts, with Salem. He immediately had his best start of the season, as the 5 1/3 innings were the most innings he has thrown in a single outing all year, and the 10 strikeouts were his most by two. The 23-year old right-hander was taken by Boston in the 19th round of last year's draft. 

Photo Credit: Tyler Uberstine by Kelly O'Connor