Worcester Red Sox Wrap Up Series Against RailRiders With A 5-6 Loss

By Tiffany Williams –

Sunday, the Worcester Red Sox wrapped up their six-game set losing 6-5 against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (AAA-Yankees). After losing the first three games of this series and then winning Friday and Saturday, Worcester was seeking to split this series with a win Sunday afternoon. Worcester has split their last three 6-game series. Worcester has played 110 games and now have 39 games remaining this season as they head back home to Polar Park for a six-game series against the Rochester Red Wings. 

At PNC Field in Moosic, PA Oswaldo Cabrera started this game off by hitting his second triple of the season for the RailRiders, at the bottom of the first to help drive in Estevan Florial and Oswald Peraza and that gave the RailRiders a 0-2 lead early. Ben Rortvedt grounded out but that helped Oswaldo Cabrera make it over the plate for the RailRiders to get on top 0-3. 

Top of the third, Enmanuel Valdez hit a single to help drive in Jeter Downs and Nick Sogard to make this a 2-4 game. Bottom of the third Oswaldo Cabrera hit his eighth homer of the season to put the RailEiders on top 2-5. Bottom of the fifth, Oswaldo Cabrera scored to make this a 2-6 RailRiders game.

After a scoreless sixth inning, Connor Wang hit his eighth homer of the season to drive in Nick Sogard and make this a 4-6 RailRiders game. Top of the eighth, Worcester got in one run with Ronaldo Hernandez to make it a 5-6 RailRiders win with the ninth remaining scoreless on both sides.

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