Turning point: The PawSox scored five runs in the top of the eighth to take an 8-3 lead.
Play of the Game: RailRiders reliever Josh Spence made a cat-like-reflex catch on a hard line drive off the bat of the Pawtucket's Jeremy Hazelbaker in the top of the ninth inning.
Player of the Game: Pawtucket second baseman Justin Henry, who finished 3-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI.
Stat of the Game: After allowing two runs in the first inning, SWB pitcher Dellin Betances didn't allow any hits for the remainder of his four-inning outing.
Time of Game: 3:11
Today's Game: The third game of the four-game series is at 7:05 p.m.
Today's Probables: Pawtucket LHP Chris Hernandez vs. RailRiders TBA. New York right-hander Phil Hughes was slated to pitch for SWB, but will instead start for New York.
On Deck: The series against the PawSox concludes tomorrow then the RailRiders welcome Rochester to town for a three-game set.
Today at PNC Field: Today is Greg Legg Day and the first 2,500 fans will receive a Greg Legg bobblehead. There will also be bonus fireworks.
On The Radio: All games can be heard on WYCK 1340-AM, 1400-AM, 100.7-FM
How They Scored
PAWTUCKET FIRST: Jeremy Hazelbaker singled. Justin Henry singled, Hazelbaker to second. Drew Sutton walked to load the bases. Ryan Lavarnway struck out. Bryce Bretz struck out. Brandon Snyder singled to score Hazelbaker and Henry. Mark Hamilton grounded out. RED SOX 2-0
PAWTUCKET FIFTH: Jonathan Diaz lined out. Jeremy Hazelbaker tripled. Justin Henry hit a sacrifice fly. Drew Sutton flied out. RED SOX 3-0
RAILRIDERS SEVENTH: Melky Mesa walked and stole second. Cody Johnson walked. Austin Romine singled to load the bases. Thomas Neal doubled scoring Mesa, Johnson and Romine. Gil Velasquez reached on fielder's choice, Neal out at third. David Adams struck out. Corban Joseph grounded out. TIED 3-3
PAWTUCKET EIGHTH: Justin Henry singled. Drew Sutton doubled, Henry to third. Ryan Lavarnway was intentionally walked to load the bases. Bryce Brentz safe on fielder's choice, Lavarnway out at second, Henry scored. Brandon Snyder singled to score Sutton. Mark Hamilton hit a three-run home run. J.C. Linares walked. Jonathan Diaz struck out. Jeremy Hazelbaker struck out. RED SOX 8-3
RAILRIDERS EIGHTH: Zoilo Almonte singled. Dan Johnson struck out. Melky Mesa walked, Almonte to second. Cody Johnson struck out. Austin Romine singled to score Almonte. Thomas Neal struck out. RED SOX 8-4
RED SOX NINTH: Jeremy Hazelbaker lined out. Justin Henry singled. Drew Sutton doubled, Henry to third. Ryan Lavarnway doubled, Henry scored. Sutton out at home trying to score. Bryce Brentz grounded out. RED SOX 9-4