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.
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.
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