Thursday, December 5, 2013
Josh Reddick continued his torrid April in Triple-A, hitting two more home runs for Pawtucket. The former Sea Dogs outfielder is now batting .296 with eight home runs.
Yamaico Navarro (.324) also homered for the PawSox.
Felix Doubront pitched 3 scoreless innings (BB, 2 K), while Kris Johnson allowed 5 runs over 3 IP (6 H, BB, K).
The Sea Dogs enjoyed another offensive romp, paced by five home runs - two by Will Middlebrooks. Alex Wilson got the win. See today's story.
Salem catcher Dan Butler (.380) went 2-for-3 Thursday with his fourth home run ... Chris Balcom-Miller gave up 3 runs on 6 hits over 4 IP, but he still struck out 7, and his ERA s 1.89.
Greenville starter Manny Rivera struck out 8 over 6 IP, allowing 2 H, 0 R and 0 BB ... Corner outfielders Brandon Jacobs (.377) and Bryce Brentz (.353) both had 3 hits, while first baseman Miles Head (.250) hit his 6th HR.
Kevin Thomas covers baseball and basketball for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. He wisely moved to Maine in 1994 after working for the St. Petersburg Times. He is married to Nancy and they have nine children.
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