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The Cap on Sunday; scores, highlights

Posted by Craig Forde  June 3, 2013 12:30 AM

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Red Sox affiliates

Syracuse – 3
Pawtucket – 10
WP: Doyle (4-5)
LP: Torra (0-2)
HR: SYR-Perez (3), Walters (11); PAW-Maier (3), Snyder (9)
HIGHLIGHTS: Rubby De La Rosa was one out away from being in line for his first victory of the year. His 4 2/3 innings were a season high as were his 83 pitches. De La Rosa tied a season high with 7 strikeouts and gave up 3 hits, 2 walks and 2 runs, both off of homers. He has allowed just 7 hits over his last four starts. … Brandon Snyder (3-for-5, double, HR, 3 runs) and Mitch Maier (1-for-3, 2 walks, 2 runs) each had 3 RBIs to pace the PawSox offense. … Brock Holt went 2-for-5 with an RBI, extending his hitting streak to 11 games.

Altoona – 13
Portland – 6
WP: Sadler (6-3)
LP: Barnes (3-2)
HR: ALT-Lambo (13), Dickerson 2 (5), Cunningham 2 (11); POR-Spring (6)
HIGHLIGHTS: The Curve put on a display of power Sunday, connecting for 16 hits, 5 of which were home runs. A 7-run second inning for Altoona put the Sea Dogs (30-25) behind the 8-ball early. … Matt Barnes suffered his worst outing of the season, lasting only 1 2/3 innings after allowed 7 earned runs and 6 hits (3 home runs). He did have a shorter outing in his season debut (1 innings), but was pulled from that game due to an inning pitch limit. … Xander Bogaerts went 2-for-4 and has hit safely in 7 straight games. He is 11-for-23 with 9 RBIs and 6 runs in that span.

Myrtle Beach – 2
Salem – 3
WP: Stroup (3-3)
LP: VanMeter (0-3)
S: Ott (2)
HR: MB-Skole (1), Robinson (2)
HIGHLIGHTS: Despite getting only one hit on the night the Salem Sox (23-30) snatched victory from the Pelicans thanks to some solid pitching and plate discipline. Sox batters drew 9 walks and the pitching held on in the face of a late-inning Myrtle Beach rally. … Starter Kyle Stroup put forth his best campaign of the season, striking out 5 and allowing only 3 hits and a walk in 7 innings. He has allowed just 2 earned runs and 9 hits over his last 14 innings of work. … Garin Cecchini went 0-for-1 with a run and a stolen base to go with three walks. On the year he has earned 32 free passes to only 27 strikeouts. The stolen base was his 13th in 18 attempts. … Brandon Jacobs collected the only hit on the night for Salem, a two-run double in the fourth inning. He is batting .316 with 6 RBIs and 8 runs over his last ten games.

Asheville –
Greenville – POSTPONED
HIGHLIGHTS: Sunday’s game was rained out. Asheville took 2-of-3 games while at Fluor Field. The Drive move on to play three games in Charleston before returning home for 6 games.

New England affiliates

Bowie – 4
New Britain – 5
WP: Darnell (5-4)
LP: Pettit (3-2)
S: Turpen (1)
HR: BOW-Waring (8); NB-Sobolweski (2), Pinto (9)
HIGHLIGHTS: A 3-run bomb by Josmil Pinto in the sixth inning put the Rock Cats (27-30) up for good as they took 2 of 3 games from the Baysox. Pinto is batting .387 over his last ten games with 7 RBIs, 6 runs, 7 walks and only 4 strikeouts. … Logan Darnell worked 7 innings for his fifth win of the year. The 10 hits he allowed ties a season high and the 4 runs he allowed are the most since a May 6th start when he gave up 5. Darnell’s 75 innings this season are second most in the Eastern League. … Daniel Turpen worked 2 scoreless innings to become the fourth Rock Cat pitcher to earn a save this season.

Binghamton – 7
New Hampshire – 2
WP: deGrom (2-5)
LP: Nolin (2-1)
HR: BIN-Puello (8); NH-Robinson (5)
HIGHLIGHTS: With only 6 hits on the day the Fisher Cats (28-30) could not combat what Binghamton had in store for them. The Mets put up 5 runs in the fifth to take command of the game for good. … Clint Robinson (2-for-4, double, HR, RBI, 2 runs) had the only multi-hit game for New Hampshire. He is 4-for-8 o start June following a dismal May in which he batted .223. … Former UMass-Lowell hurler and BMets reliever Jack Leathersich had a 1-2-3 eighth inning to bring his ERA down to 1.37 on the season.

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