Organizational One-Stop: Apr. 13

An untimely error cost the PawSox and the rain once again wrecked havoc with the Sea Dogs, but the Single-A JetHawks and Drive each earned wins Friday. Here's the organizational recap:

RED SOX 10, ANGELS 1
Please see the game recap here: Back Where They Belong


SCRANTON/WILKES BARRE 6, PAWTUCKET 2
An error by Joe McEwing led to five unearned runs in the fourth inning by Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and saddled starting pitcher Runelyvs Hernandez with a hard-luck loss as the PawSox fell in their International League home opener in Pawtucket, RI. Hernandez (0-1) allowed four hits and one walk while striking out one in 5 2/3 innings. Bryan Corey and Travis Hughes combined to throw three scoreless innings of relief in which they allowed two hits and one walk while striking out three. Luis Jimenez had an RBI double in the third and McEwing delivered an RBI single in the fourth, but the PawSox left the bases loaded in the fourth and got only one runner as far as second the rest of the way. Jimenez and George Kottaras each had two hits. Abe Alvarez is scheduled to take the mound today when the PawSox host the Yankees in a 1:05 p.m. start.


SEA DOGS VS. BINGHAMTON
The Sea Dogs endured their fifth postponement of the season as rain shelved the Eastern League game against Binghamton in Binghamton, NY. The game was rescheduled as part of a doubleheader starting today at 1:05 p.m. Both games will be seven innings. Tommy Hottovy and Charlie Zink are scheduled to start for the Sea Dogs.


JETHAWKS 7, INLAND EMPIRE 5
The JetHawks pounded out 12 hits and drew 13 walks as they overcame an early five-run deficit by scoring seven times between the third and seventh to defeat Inland Empire in a California League game in San Bernardino, CA. Bubba Bell had three hits, including a two-run double in the fifth, while Salvador Paniagua also had three hits. Jay Johnson and Scott White had two hits apiece while Luis Soto had two RBI. Aaron Bates hit a solo homer and Tony Granadillo drew four walks in as many plate appearances. Winning pitcher Ismael Casillas (2-0) and Blake Maxwell (second save) combined to toss five innings of one-hit ball in relief. Starter Justin Masterson allowed five runs (three earned) on three hits and three walks while striking out two in four innings. Mike Rozier is scheduled to start tonight as the JetHawks take on Inland Empire in the third game of a four-game series at 7:05 p.m.


DRIVE 3, ROME 2
Lars Anderson went 3-for-4 and hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the fourth to give the Drive the lead for good and Brian Steinocher allowed an unearned run over six innings as the Drive edged Rome in a South Atlantic League game in Greenville, SC. Anderson, the only Drive player with multiple hits, missed the cycle by a triple. Kris Negron delivered the Drive's other RBI in the fifth inning. Steinocher (1-1) allowed six hits and walked none while striking out five. T.J. Large allowed one run in two innings of relief to set the stage for Josh Papelbon, who allowed a two-out single before closing the door to earn his second save. Jordan Craft is scheduled to start tonight when the Drive host Rome in the second game of a four-game series at 7 p.m.


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