Red Sox Double-A (Portland)
Portland threw their second no-hitter of the season, this time a combined effort. Wikelman Gonzalez, Brendan Cellucci, and Luis Guerrero shared a part of history, along with catcher Elih Marrero.
Wikelman Gonzalez tossed six hitless innings, allowing one run on four walks while striking out 10 batters. The right-handed starting pitcher has surrendered one run on four hits over 12 innings in Double-A. He's struck out 19 batters and walked five. Gonzalez has dominated the level so far.
Brendan Cellucci took the next two innings. He only walked one batter and struck out one as well. The lefty reliever has a 6.27 ERA, .299 BAA, and 2.00 WHIP in 33 innings. He's struck out 41 batters compared to 26 walks.
Luis Guerrero allowed a run in his inning but didn't give up a hit. The right-handed reliever has a 1.54 ERA, .151 BAA, and a 1.29 WHIP in 35 innings. He's struck out 36 batters compared to 27 walks.
Isaac Coffey also twirled a gem this week. The righty tossed five scoreless innings, surrendering four hits and one walk while punching out 10 batters. Coffey has a 2.90 ERA, .226 BAA, and 1.10 WHIP between High-A and Double-A. He's struck out 116 batters compared to 20 walks in 83 2/3 innings.
CJ Liu allowed three runs on five hits over 5 2/3 innings. The right-handed pitcher walked one batter and struck out a career-high 11. Liu has a 4.25 ERA, .253 BAA, and 1.42 WHIP in 78 1/3 innings. He's struck out 97 batters compared to 38 walks.
Grant Gambrell allowed two runs on six hits over six innings. The righty struck out nine batters compared to two walks. Gambrell has a 3.47 ERA, .233 BAA, and 1.22 WHIP in Double-A. He's struck out 64 batters and walked 22 in 62 1/3 innings.
Hunter Dobbins went long out of the bullpen this week with Corey Kluber rehabbing. The righty surrendered two runs on eight hits over five innings. In classic Dobbins fashion, he walked no one and struck out eight. Dobbins has a 2.76 ERA, .241 BAA, and 1.10 WHIP between High-A and Double-A. He's struck out 71 batters and only walked 11 in 62 innings.
Christopher Troye is back after missing a few weeks with an injury. He struck out two batters in a scoreless inning. The right-handed reliever has a 2.90 ERA, .167 BAA, and 1.32 WHIP between High-A and Double-A. He's struck out 61 batters and walked 22 in 31 innings.
Marcelo Mayer is heating up in Double-A. The left-handed hitting shortstop is back up to a .250/.321/.465 with 18 doubles, two triples, and 13 home runs between High-A and Double-A. He's driven in 54 runs, scored 42 more, and stolen nine bases.
Nathan Hickey hasn't stopped mashing. The left-handed hitting catcher is slashing .286/.374/.551 with 13 doubles, one triple, and 15 home runs between High-A and Double-A. He's driven in 39 runs, scored 38 more, and stolen two bases.
Blaze Jordan has looked strong in Double-A. The right-handed hitting corner infielder is slashing .241/.303/.414 with two doubles and one home run in eight games. He's driven in four runs and scored three more. Jordan has walked three times and only struck out five times.
Nick Yorke is slashing .269/.351/.438 with 13 doubles, five triples, and nine home runs. The right-handed hitting second baseman has driven in 40 runs, scored 50 more, and stolen six bases.
Tyler McDonough is slashing .228/.307/.361 with 13 doubles, one triple, and four home runs in Double-A. The switch-hitting utility has driven in 26 runs, scored 28 more, and stolen 13 bases. Since June 17, he's 17-for-60 (.283) with seven doubles, two homers, nine RBI, 12 runs scored, and five steals.
Matt Donlan is 6-for-19 with two doubles in his small sample size. The right-handed hitting catcher has driven in two runs and scored three more. Donlan has walked five times compared to just four strikeouts.
Elih Marrero is slashing .253/.404/.316 with five doubles. The switch-hitting catcher has driven in seven runs, scored 15 more, and stolen eight bases. Marrero has 19 walks compared to 23 strikeouts.
Corey Rosier is slashing .307/.360/.498 with 16 doubles, five triples, and six home runs in Double-A. The left-handed hitting outfielder has driven in 27 runs, scored 40 more, and stolen 30 bases.
Phillip Sikes is slashing .226/.310/.346 with 15 doubles, two triples, and five home runs. The right-handed hitting outfielder has driven in 29 runs and scored 46 more. Sikes also leads the organization with 35 stolen bases.
Chase Meidroth has stumbled a bit but is still putting together a fantastic season. The right-handed hitting second baseman/third baseman is slashing .285/.417/.414 with 12 doubles, one triple, and six home runs between High-A and Double-A. He's driven in 36 runs, scored 47 more, and stolen 10 bases.
Alex Binelas keeps boosting his numbers and is slashing .233/.284/.485 with 14 doubles, one triple, and 12 home runs. The left-handed hitting corner infielder has 35 RBI, 30 runs, and six steals.
Tyler Dearden is slashing .234/.308/.340 with four doubles, one triple, and three home runs in limited time. The left-handed hitting outfielder has driven in 15 runs and scored 15 more. He smoked a walk-off home run this week.