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Pawtucket Red Sox vs Buffalo Bisons Series Preview

Pawtucket Red Sox vs Buffalo Bisons Series Preview

The Pawtucket Red Sox are playing the Buffalo Bisons in a three-game set at McCoy Stadium in the final series before the AAA-All-Star game.

Pawtucket enters the series with a 42-43 record which puts them in 4th place in the International League North Standings. Buffalo is right behind them in 5th. With a 37-50 record on the season.

The Bisons are the Triple-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.

Friday 7:05 p.m., Free baseball hat’s to the first 4000 fans in attendance:

Kyle Kendrick (2-5 7.44 ERA) vs Luis Santos (2-7 4.36 ERA)

In Kendrick’s last outing he only went 2 innings giving up 5 earned runs on 5 hits with 4 walks. Kendrick was placed on the 7-day-dl after that start on June 29th and Friday’s start against the Bisons is his first start back from the DL.

Saturday 6:15 p.m., princess and pirates theme night, fireworks postgame

Edgar Olmos (5-2 1.82 ERA) vs Chris Rowley (1-1 3.24 ERA)

Olmos is 3-1 in his last ten appearances with a 1.34 ERA in 40.1 innings pitched. The 27-year-old is a reliever turned starter this season for Pawtucket filling in for the turnstile PawSox rotation.

He is an All-Star this year for Pawtucket and could warrant a look in Boston at some point this season.

Sunday 1:35 p.m., plush toy to first 3,000 fans, touch a truck event, run the bases, and family events

Eduardo Rodriguez vs Brett Oberholtzer (1-6 4.98 ERA)

Rodriguez’s start is third rehab appearance with his first not going so well and the second showing improvement. For the Portland Sea Dogs E-Rod went three innings giving up 5 earned runs on 9 base hits allowed.

In his second rehab start, left-handed starter allowed four runs, all earned, four hits and five walks while striking out five in 4 innings for Triple-A Pawtucket at Rochester.

The Red Sox starter threw 69 pitches for Portland, in the second for Pawtucket, he threw 88 pitches. One could assume he will be on a 90 pitch limit for the PawSox on Sunday.

Pawtucket Red Sox vs Buffalo Bisons Series Preview
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