By Tiffany Williams –
Saturday night the Worcester Red Sox lost 6-10, in game five of a six game stretch against the Rochester Red Wings. In the top of the 1st, Jarren Duran scored to get the WooSox on the board early in this contest and make it a 1-0, WooSox game. In the bottom of the 1st, Rochester answered Duran’s scoring run with Yadiel Hernandez hitting his 3rd homer of the season to make it a 1-1, tie game. In the top of the 2nd, Jack Lopez scored to make it a 2-1, WooSox game but in the bottom of the 2nd, Rafael Bautista scored to tie the game up, 2-2. In the top of the 4th, Jack Lopez again scored, to make it a 3-2, WooSox game. In the bottom of the 4th, Yadiel Hernandez scored for Rochester to make it a 3-3, tie game. Franchy Cordero came in at the top of the 5th and hit his 6th homer of the season to make it a 4-3, WooSox game. In the bottom of the 6th, Rochester dominated the WooSox with Blake Swihart, Daniel Palka, Jake Noll and Brandon Snyder all scoring to make it a 7-4, Rochester game. In the top of the 7th, Michael Gettys hit his 4th homer of the season and had an RBI (Jeter Downs) to make it a 7-6, Rochester game. In the bottom of the 8th, this game was over after Carter Kieboom, Jake Noll and Humberto Arteaga all scored to make it a 10-6, Rochester game. The final was Worcester 6 and Rochester 10. Game six of this six game stretch will be Sunday afternoon. The wooSox have been alive in this series but Rochester has just had more life in their bats.
At Fenway Park Saturday night, victory was sweet as the Boston Red Sox beat the Yankees, 4-2. Boston now has five straight wins over the Yankees. A win for Boston on Sunday against the Yankees will be the second time this season that Boston has swept the Yankees.
In New Britain, CT. Saturday night, the Bravehearts had a snap back, beating the the New Britain Bees, 8-6. The Bravehearts now move to 13-12 for this season.