Pomeranz Gives up 5 Runs in 1st Inning, Red Sox Fall 11-7 to Brewers
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The Red Sox fall to 17-15 on the season.
Red Sox Can’t Recover
Boston’s Mookie Betts hit belted a leadoff home run in the first inning to give the Red Sox a 1-0 lead, but that would quickly go away.
In the bottom of the inning, the Brewers would get two-run home runs from Eric Thames and Keon Broxton as well as an RBI single from Travis Shaw to grab a 5-1 lead.
After the Brewers would take a 6-1 lead in the bottom of the fourth, the Red Sox would rally with three runs in the top of the fifth with an RBI doubles from both Betts, Dustin Pedroia and Andrew Benintendi.
However, the Brewers would get it right bacon the bottom of the sixth with three more runs to take a 9-4 lead.
They would add two runs in the 7th and hold on to win 11-7.
Pomeranz gave up 6 runs on 7 hits in four innings pitched.
The Red Sox and Brewers will play game two of the series on Wednesday, May 9 with first pitch set for 8:10 p.m.
The pitching matchup is Boston’s Kyle Kendrick against Milwaukee’s Chase Anderson.
Related Slideshow: The History of Baseball in Central Massachusetts
Baseball and Central Mass. go way back - to the 1860s. The local historical landmarks range from Mudville to Hotel Vernon to Fitton Field. A version of these highlights is posted on the site of the new, yet-to-be-formally-named Worcester Baseballteam of the three-year-old Futures Collegiate Baseball League.
First Perfect Game
The first perfect game in the history of Major League Baseball was pitched in Worcester, on June 12, 1880, by J. Lee Richmond for the Worcester Worcesters – also known at various times as the Brown Stockings and the Ruby Legs - versus the Cleveland Blues at the Worcester Driving Park Grounds, located in the Worcester Agricultural Fairgrounds near Elm Park. Worcester joined the National League in 1880, replacing the failed Syracuse Stars.
NE Collegiate Baseball
A New England Collegiate Baseball League team played in Leominster from 1995 to 1999. Called the Central Mass. Collegians, they won the NECBL Championship in both 1995 and 1996, and During the 1995 season, they played a game against the Cuban National Youth Team in Worcester.
Wachusett Dirt Dawgs
The Wachusett Dirt Dawgs, who play at historic, and newly renovated, Doyle Field in Leominster, are a 2012 expansion franchise in the now-three-year-old Futures Collegiate Baseball League.The Dirt Dawgs’ 2013 season swung into action on June 5 with big expectations, but ended on August 8 with those hopes being dashed. They finished in the basement, with a record of 20-31 - 14 games behind first-place the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks (38-18). The team is owned by prominent Leominster businessman John Morrison, who also founded, owns and operates Fosta-Tek Optics in Leominster.
Last month, the Futures Collegiate Baseball League announced the formation of the Worcester Baseball franchise, which will play its first season next summer. The team is owned by the family that owns and operates Creedon and Co. The prominent Worcester catering service will be the food-and-beverage vendor at home games at Fitton Field, at the College of the Holy Cross. Through Octobert 25, Worcester Baseball is conducting a name-the-team competition.
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