PawSox Set To Host RailRiders In Fourth Of July Set


PawSox Set To Host RailRiders In Fourth Of July Set At McCoy Stadium In Another Red Sox Versus Yankees Affair

With the Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees London Series all wrapped up their Triple-A affiliates are getting set to play three-games at McCoy Stadium starting on Monday.

The Pawtucket Red Sox versus the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. 

Pawtucket enters the three-game Fourth of July set with a 33-47 record, 13 games back of first place Scranton who are 46-35 on the season. 

With the RailRiders comes a number of familiar names such as Clint Frazier and Logan Morrison.

Here is the probable pitching matchups for the three-game set, note TBA for RailRiders:

Monday: Erasmo Ramirez (3-4, 4.85) 6:05 pm on NESNplus

Tuesday: Kyle Hart (3-2, 3.44) 6:05 pm on YurviewTV

Wednesday: Teddy Stankiewicz (4-4, 3.90) 6:05 pm on YurView TV

Three Up: 

Josh Tobias, Photo Credit Tanner Rebelo

Chad De La Guerra: De La Guerra is hitting .324 on the season with an OPS of .999 in 145 at-bats. Had a 4-hit day in a PawSox win on Sunday

Trevor Kelley: IL All-star nod, most votes for a reliever and has continued to be solid. .96 ERA on the season in 37.2 innings pitched. Has only allowed 2 earned run in his last 10 outs, 12 innings pitched picking up 1 win and 3 saves. 

Josh Tobias: Hasn’t had a ton of action but is hitting .321 in his last 10 games with 28 at-bats. .305 average on the season with Pawtucket in 118 at-bats.

Three Down:

Dan Runzler: The veteran was selected by the IL league offices into the mid-season all-star game. Since then Runzler has gotten roughed up on the mound allowing 6 earned runs in one outing, and 3 earned runs in the outing before that. ERA is now 5.96 in 22.2 innings pitched for Pawtucket this season. 

Josh Ockimey: Ockimey hit his 16th home run of the year on Sunday but batted .214 in his last 10-games and .212 on the season in 226 at-bats. 

Jenrry Mejia: Mejia’s ERA on the season is 6.75 and is 12.10 in his last 10 games. Mejia has essentially cost Pawtucket a handful of games here with 4 losses in his last 10 games and worked his way out of the closer role only recording 7 saves in 13 opportunities. 

Get There Early

The PawSox will be hosting fireworks for all-three games and will have a special Rhode Island themed night on Monday. 

On Monday they will become the Hot Wieners for the second time this year and reveal a new one-night name change for a game that will be played in August. 

Last season this three-game set averaged over 10,000 fans per game. 

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