Jackie Bradley Jr.

Saturday Red Sox Farm Report: Pawtucket walks off in 12th inning on Jackie Bradley Jr. double; Javier Guerra hits 2 home runs in Greenville win

June 13, 2015 - 4:22 am
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A look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Friday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (31-31): W, 3-2 (12 innings), vs. Toledo (Tigers) -- After Deven Marrero walked to lead off the bottom of the 12th inning, Jackie Bradley Jr. drove him in with a two-out, walkoff double to bring the PawSox back to .500. Bradley Jr. finished 2-for-2 with two doubles, two walks, a hit-by-pitch, a sacrifice bunt and the game-winning RBI. In 41 games with Pawtucket this season, he is hitting .333 with four home runs, 15 doubles and 14 RBIs. --€” Travis Shaw is riding a five-game hitting streak, going 2-for-5 Friday. Shaw, who played third base, is hitting .251 in 55 games with Pawtucket this season. -- Right-hander Keith Couch started for Pawtucket, going six innings and allowing two earned runs on four hits and three walks with two strikeouts. Left-hander Edwin Escobar pitched the seventh and eighth innings in a rehab appearance, allowing just one hit and striking out two. Dalier Hinojosa came on in the ninth and pitched three scoreless innings, tying a season high. The righty gave up two hits and two walks and struck out one. -- Noe Ramirez recorded the win with a scoreless 12th inning. The 25-year-old right-hander is 2-0 with a 2.25 ERA in 11 appearances this season. DOUBLE-A PORTLAND SEA DOGS (24-37): L, 8-7, at Bowie (Orioles) --€” Although they failed to complete the comeback, the Sea Dogs rallied for five runs in the top of the ninth inning Friday, highlighted by a two-run home run by Jantzen Witte. Witte, who played first and third, went 2-for-4 with a double and a walk. He has recorded a hit in eight of his last 10 games and is hitting .320. --€” Shortstop Marco Hernandez went 3-for-4 with a triple, a double, a walk, a run scored and an RBI. The 22-year-old from the Dominican Republic has a seven-game hit streak and is hitting .312 with 13 doubles and 11 RBIs in 39 games with Portland. --€” Starter Heri Quevedo suffered the loss, lasting just 2 1/3 innings. The Dominican right-hander gave up seven earned runs on seven hits -- including two home runs -- and two walks with one strikeout. Quevedo, who turned 25 on Sunday, has made two starts for Portland this year and his numbers aren't pretty: 0-2 with a 9.82 ERA. HIGH-A SALEM RED SOX (31-29): W, 4-2, vs. Wilmington (Royals) -- A two-out, three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning off the bat of Sam Travis was the difference for Salem Friday night. The shot to left-center was just one of four hits for the 21-year-old first baseman, as he finished 4-for-4 with a double. In 57 games with Salem this season, Travis is hitting .316 with four home runs and 34 RBIs. --€” Center fielder Manuel Margot recorded the only other multi-hit game for Salem, going 3-for-4 with a run scored out of the leadoff spot. Margot has hit safely in eight of his last 10 games and is hitting .282 on the season. --€” Denny Bautista earned the win, allowing two runs on five hits in seven innings of work. He walked none and struck out two. The right-hander is 3-0 with a 4.88 ERA in four starts with Salem this year. --€” Right-hander Taylor Grover recorded his second save, tossing two scoreless innings with no hits, no walks and three strikeouts. Grover improved his ERA to 3.32 and has 32 strikeouts in 38 innings of work this season. SINGLE-A GREENVILLE DRIVE (34-27): W, 10-8, vs. Rome (Braves) --€” Javier Guerra recorded the first multi-home run game of his career to lead Greenville'€™s offense, accounting for four of the Drive'€™s 10 runs. The 19-year-old shortstop hit a three-run shot to right-center in the bottom of the second inning, kicking off a seven-run rally, and added a solo shot in the fifth. Guerra is hitting .292 with a team-leading seven home runs and 30 RBIs. --€” Right-hander Carlos Pinales relieved starter Jeffry Fernandez and earned the win with a four-inning performance. Fernandez went four innings and allowed six earned runs on six hits. Pinales allowed two earned runs on three hits and one walk with two strikeouts. Pinales improved to 3-1 with a 3.49 ERA in 13 appearances with Greenville this season. --€” Righty Ryan Harris earned his second save of the year with a perfect ninth inning that included two strikeouts. Harris has a 1.73 ERA in 17 2/3 innings over 10 appearances this year.