PawSox Blank ‘Riders
Camarena Posts Quality Start
Pawtucket, R.I. – The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) suffered their second shutout setback of the season with a 3-0 series-opening loss to the Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox) on Monday night. The RailRiders (15-13) have been shut out in three of their last four games at McCoy Stadium. The PawSox (14-13) have won five of six overall.
Solo homers by Sam Travis and Matt Dominguez each snuck over the short wall just fair down the right-field line in the home fourth. Steve Selsky’s RBI double in the fifth rounded out the scoring.
SWB’s best chance to score came in the sixth. With the bases loaded and nobody out, Clint Frazier struck out and Ji-Man Choi lined into a double play at first base.
Hector Velazquez (2-0) tossed 6.1 scoreless innings for the win. Daniel Camarena (3-1) allowed three runs on six hits and two walks over six innings to suffer the loss. Blaine Boyer notched his second save.
The three-game set continues at 6:05 p.m. on Tuesday as right-hander Brady Lail (1-2, 6.51) faces southpaw Brian Johnson (1-0, 2.28). The RailRiders return home on Monday, May 15 to host the PawSox at 6:35 p.m. The Dollar Dog Monday sports $1 lawn tickets, $1 hot dogs and fans can bring their pup to the ballpark for just $1. For tickets or more information, please call 570-969-BALL (2255) or visit swbrailriders.com.