By Ben Pollack –
At Polar Park Saturday, WooSox played game five of a six game homestand against the IronPigs. In the bottom of the 2nd, Yairo Munoz scored to make it a 1-0, WooSox game. In the bottom of the 4th, Yairo Munoz again scored for the WooSox to make it a 2-0, WooSox game. In the bottom of the 7th, Jarren Duran and Franchy Cordero scored to make it a 4-0, WooSox game. In the top of the 8th, Yairo Munoz again scores for the WooSox and then Jack Lopez scored to make it a 6-0, WooSox game. In the top of the 9th, Ryan Cordell hit a homer for the IronPigs to finally get on the board and make it a 6-1, WooSox game. Both Darick Hall and Austin Listi scored in the top of the 9th to make it a 6-3, WooSox game. The final at Polar Park was Worcester 6 and the IronPigs 3.
Yairo Munoz, today had 4 at bats, 3 runs, 3 hits, his batting average was .271, his on base percentage was .303 and his slugging percentage was .398. Munoz was the lead scorer today for the WooSox and was a key player in Friday nights game when he hit his 3rd homer of the season.
In Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium, the Boston Red Sox played the Royals. In the top of the 1st, Alex Verdugo scored to make it a 1-0, Boston game. In the bottom of the 3rd, Nicky Lopez scored to make it a 1-1 tie game. In the top of the 5th, Boston took the lead with Enrique Hernandez, Bobby Dalbec scoring to make it a 3-1, Boston game. Then J.D. Martinez hits a homer and gets an RBI (Alex Verdugo) to make it a 5-1, Boston game. In the top of the 9th, Boston sealed the game with Bobby Dalbec hitting a homer and getting an RBI (Enrique Hernandez) to make it a 7-1, Boston game. The final at Kauffman Stadium was Boston 7 and the Kansas City Royals 1.