PawSox take Bisons on Opening Night
The Pawtucket Red Sox topped Buffalo 4-2 in front on nearly 8900 fans on Opening Night at McCoy Stadium. Justin Germano (1-0) earned the win with 5 solid innings of work. The righty allowed a pair of hits, both solo home runs, striking out two. Junichi Tazawa tossed two shutout innings of relief, with 4 punch outs and Garrett Mock notched the save with two scoreless innings of relief.
Leadoff hitter Pedro Ciriaco went 4-5 in his PawSox debut. Ciriaco had 2 RBI and a stolen base, as well. Mauro Gomez and Jason Repko each knocked in a run and third baseman Will Middlebrooks had three hits.
The win is the seventh consecutive opening day victory for Pawtucket. The series continues on Friday night at 6:15 p.m. Brandon Duckworth faces Jeurys Familia of the Bisons.