8/23 Cup of Espresso: The rain led to a cancellation in Worcester, a suspended game in Portland, and an early completion in Rome. Salem was the only affiliate to get a total match in, and it applied home runs from Nick Decker (pictured) and Blaze Jordan to assist a robust pitching work from Chih-Jung Liu and Wyatt Olds. In Greenville, Brandon Howlett and Christian Koss sparked the offense.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (NYY) @ Worcester Purple Sox, Canceled (rain)
Sunday’s game was canceled as Tropical Storm Henri hit the area. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre is not returning to Worcester this year, so the sport will not be produced up.
Binghamton Rumble Ponies (NYM) @ Portland Sea Canine, Suspended (rain)
The outer bands of Henri stretched all the way into Maine, and this video game was ultimately suspended in the leading of the fourth. The video game was tied 3-3, with Roldani Baldwin lacing a three-operate double.
Rain also influenced this just one, and it was called in the major of the seventh. Dylan Spacke and Casey Cobb each threw three scoreless innings to mix for the abbreviated shutout. This was the Greenville debut for Cobb just after he compiled a 2.18 Period more than 53 2/3 innings with Salem. Brandon Howlett broke out of a slump by likely 2 for 3 with a double, triple, and wander. Joe Davis and Jaxx Groshans also had two hits and drove in two operates apiece. Equally of Groshans’ hits had been doubles, and Christian Koss went 3 for 4 with 2 stolen bases.
The 14-strike attack was led by Nick Decker who went 2 for 5 with two dwelling runs. The major hit of the recreation was a grand slam by Blaze Jordan, as he went 1 for 4 with a wander. Nick Yorke had two singles and two walks, including an intentional stroll, and Gilberto Jimenez went 2 for 5 with a double.
Chih-Jung Liu went the initially 5 innings and authorized three operates, two acquired whilst hanging out five. He did not wander a batter for the 1st time in eight begins with Salem. Wyatt Olds, Boston’s seventh-rounder in this year’s draft, made his Salem debut. He struck out five more than two scoreless innings, strolling one particular when also hitting two batters. Jordan DiValerio shut points out with two spotless frames.
Photograph Credit score: Nick Decker by Kelly O’Connor