Pawtucket Red Sox Previews For Wednesday August 2nd
The Pawtucket Red Sox are playing the Syracuse Chiefs tonight in their second game of this 3 game series, tonight at McCoy Stadium at 7:05pm. In game one of the series, the Pawtucket Red Sox went on to lose 10-2. That was thanks to 3 bombing home runs by Neftali Soto.
Roenis Elias started for the Paw Sox last night, and he struggled. In 5 innings of work, he gave up 8 hits, 7 runs, 2 walks, 3 strikeouts on 80 pitches (51 strikes). Six of the seven runs he gave up last night were via the home run. Two by Neftali Soto, one by Zach Collier. In total, Neftali Soto had 3 home runs last night. He made a bid for a fourth home run, but it was just short of the center field wall.
Pawtucket Red Sox tonight
Tonight, the Pawtucket Red Sox will have Jalen Beeks starting on the mound. He will be facing John Simms for the Syracuse Chiefs. In 10 starts for the Paw Sox this season, Jalen Beeks has a record of 4-4 with a 2.89 ERA. That includes 58 strike outs in 56 innings of work. In his last time out on July 26th, Beeks went 6 innings, giving up 5 hits, 1 run, 1 walk, and 8 strikeouts on 98 pitches (59 strikes). That came in a 7-1 win at the Toledo Mud Hens.
For the Syracuse Chiefs, they are pitching John Simms on the mound. This season with the Chiefs, he made one start on July 25th. In that game, he went 5 innings, giving up 7 hits, 6 runs, 2 home runs, 4 walks, and 3 strikeouts on 100 pitches (59 strikes). In that game, the Syracuse Chiefs lost 6-5 at home against the Louisville Bats.
Joe Kelly will be making a rehab appearance tonight for the Paw Sox. He is expected to go one inning (or 20 pitches). He will start his inning of work. Kelly has been on the disabled list for the Boston Red Sox since July 15th with a strained left hamstring.
Rehabbing Boston reliever Joe Kelly (left hamstring) will throw one inning or 20 pitches tonight for #PawSox. Will start his inning of work.
— Bill Koch (@BillKoch25) August 2, 2017
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