Red Wings Come Back and Beat PawSox, 5-3July 3, 2012 - International League (IL) Pawtucket Red Sox
An RBI double (2) by J.C. Linares that scored Jason Repko and an RBI (11) single by Scott Podsednik gave the PawSox the lead 2-0 after five innings. Repko got on base after being hit by a pitch. In the sixth, Pedro Ciriaco led off with a double (13), Ryan Lavarnway followed with a single, and Lars Anderson had an RBI (45) sac fly that scored Ciriaco and extended the lead, 3-0.
Back to back homeruns by Clete Thomas (7) and Rene Rivera (5) in the seventh cut the PawSox lead to 3-2. That ended Brandon Duckworth's 15.2 scoreless innings. Rochester added another run on a double (13) by J.R. Towles to tie the game, 3-3. The redwings took the lead 5-3 after Pedro Florimon double and scored Towles and Nishioka.
Brandon Duckworth (7-2) took the loss, gave up seven hits, and four earned runs in 6.2 innings. For Rochester, Bobby Lanigan (1-0) earned the win. He struck out four in 2.1 innings.
The series continues tomorrow at Rochester starting at 7:05 pm. Doug Mathis (5-6, 3.87) takes the hill for the PawSox and faces Luke French (1-3, 5.27).
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