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  • Sox Doubled by Ducks 6-3 Monday

    Posted 2018-07-03 15:02:26 by: Exec Exec

    By Ben Gellman / Salem Red Sox | July 2, 2018 10:19 PM ET   KINSTON, NC (Monday, July 2) - The Salem Red Sox got a career-best nine strikeouts out of starting pitcher  Monday night, but wildness and a lack of clutch hitting sent them to a 6-3 loss to the Down East Wood Ducks at Grainger Stadium. The Red Sox (5-6, 37-42) dropped their second game as they saw their bats go quiet down the stretch Monday night, as they got only one baserunner after the fifth inning and went 1-8 with runners in scoring position . The Wood Ducks (6-6, 40-41) jumped ahead early and never trailed in the game, getting superb relief efforts from  (H, 3) and  (S, 1) to lock down the win.  The Wood Ducks wasted little time, breaking through in the bottom of the first against Houck (L, 3-10). Leadoff man  placed a single in shallow left, and advanced to second when  earned a walk.  thumped a double to deep left-center field to plate Altmann, and a wild pitch brought in Taveras to make it 2-0. Houck managed to stem the tide there, striking out two and inducing a ground-out to end the frame. Down East added another run in the second when  slapped a two-out liner to right-center for a triple, and another Houck wild pitch brought him in from third to run the lead to 3-0. Salem trimmed the lead down in the top of the third inning against Wood Ducks starter  (W, 1-1), who surrendered a one-out walk to  before a groundout advanced Netzer to second.  hit a bouncer to third, but Chuck Leblanc threw the ball into the stands; the error moved Dalbec to second and brought Netzer home to cut the lead to 3-1. The Wood Ducks restored the lead immediately, though, as Tejeda launched an opposite-field homer with one out in the bottom of the third to make it 4-1. The Sox made up some ground in the top of the fifth inning, as  and Netzer each singled to open the ...

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  • Sox Doubled by Ducks 6-3 Monday

    Posted 2018-07-03 02:19:24 by: Exec Exec

    The Salem Red Sox got a career-best nine strikeouts out of starting pitcher Tanner Houck Monday night, but wildness and a lack of clutch hitting sent them to a 6-3 loss to the Down East Wood ...

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  • Sox Downed by Ducks 3-1 Sunday

    Posted 2018-07-01 22:41:11 by: Exec Exec

    The Salem Red Sox had a pitcher's duel going but saw it go down the tubes due to a costly seventh-inning error Sunday afternoon, dropping a 3-1 decision to the Down East Wood ...

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