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Tuesday Red Sox Farm Report: Brandon Phillips goes 1-for-3 with double in comeback PawSox win

Vincent Gallo
July 17, 2018 - 12:29 am
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Here’s what happened in the Red Sox farm system on Monday.

TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (45-47): W, 8-6 at Charlotte

-- Pawtucket scored three runs to take the lead in the top of the ninth after trailing 6-5 since the fourth inning. Brandon Phillips went 1-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI.

-- Sam Travis finished 2-for-4, jumping his average to .230. The Red Sox 2014 second-round pick also has six home runs to go along with 20 RBIs and has hit .324 in his last 34 at-bats. Dan Butler pulled even with the .200 average mark, collecting two hits and hitting a solo home run in the second inning.

-- Starter Chandler Shepherd gave up six runs but only two were earned. The 25-year-old from Kentucky went 3 2/3, allowing eight hits while striking out one and walking one. Shepherd, who ended up with a no-decision, now has a 3.81 ERA in 16 starts.

-- Robby Scott earned the win in two innings of relief while striking out three. He now has a 1.08 Triple-A ERA.

DOUBLE-A PORTLAND SEA DOGS (36-56): L, 16-2 at Binghamton

-- The Sea Dogs' hopes for a comeback were swept away midway through the game when Binghamton scored 10 unanswered runs between the fourth and six inning. Starter Kyle Hart dropped to 6-6 on the year after going four innings and giving up eight runs on nine hits and one walk. Trey Ball allowed eight additional runs in 1 2/3 innings of relief.

-- Portland’s offense combined for 10 hits, but managed only two runs. Deiner Lopez drove in both RBIs, finishing 1-for-4 with a triple. Jantzen Witte, Tate Matheny, and Luke Tendler each went 2-for-4. Matheny and Tendler each scored a run. Matheny is in third place on the team in runs scored (40), while Tendler currently holds seventh place (28).   

HIGH-A SALEM RED SOX (46-47): L, 5-2 at Wilmington

-- Brett Netzer went 2-for-4, and is now hitting .287 in 85 games with Salem. Bobby Dalbec went 2-for-4 with a run scored and a double. The 23-year-old leads the team in doubles with 26.

-- Jake Thompson was charged with the loss, going six innings as a starter and giving up two earned runs. The 23-year-old righty now has a 4-8 record with 4.56 ERA in 18 starts.

-- Hunter Smith pitched two innings in relief, striking out two while giving up two runs on four hits.

SINGLE-A GREENVILLE DRIVE (40-54): L, 7-5 vs Lexington

-- Greenville could only deal damage in one inning, putting up a five figure in the second frame. The Drive were shutout for the remainder of the game, and an early 5-1 lead was not enough for the pitching staff to hold. Durbin Feltman was hit with the loss, pitching one inning while giving up two runs (one earned), to spike his ERA to 3.00.

-- Starter Kutter Crawford towed five innings of work while allowing one earned run on six hits and two walks. The 22-year-old also struck out eight batters to bring his season count to 107.

-- Tanner Nishioka picked up an RBI on a 2-for-4 evening and raised his average to .312. Samuel Miranda tallied an RBI double, finishing 1-for-4.

SHORT-SEASON, SINGLE-A LOWELL SPINNERS (16-14): W, 4-3 at Batavia

-- Devlin Granberg, drafted in the sixth round this year, went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI. The 22-year-old raised his season average to .292 in 89 at-bats (24 games).

-- Kevin Biondic picked up the win in relief. The 22-year-old went 2 2/3 innings while allowing three hits and one run. Kris Jackson also picked up his first save of the season.

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