G-Braves blanked by Paw Sox 6-0

The Pawtucket Red Sox defeated the Gwinnett Braves 6-0 on Wednesday night at McCoy Stadium.

No Gwinnett player was able to get an extra-base hit on the evening. Braves starting pitcher Todd Redmond lasted only three innings as he gave up five earned runs. Gwinnett (15-17) is tied for second place in the International League South and four games behind Durham for first place. Pawtucket (14-19) remains in fourth place in the IL North.

In the bottom of the first inning, Redmond walked his first batter, center fielder Josh Reddick. His second batter, left fielder Daniel Nava, then hit a two-run home run that put the Paw Sox in front 2-0. Redmond would never recover.

Redmond (3-4) struck out 5 batters in three innings. Vladimir Nunez gave up one run on three hits in three innings. Cory Gearrin held the Red Sox scoreless in the final two innings of play.

Desginated hitter Barbaro Canizares went 2-for-4. Center fielder Gregor Blanco went 1-for-3. Left fielder Matt Young went 1-for-3 with a walk.

Pawtucket starter Boof Bonser struck out two in four innings. Fabio Castro (2-2) earned the win, striking out three in four innings.

Left fielder Daniel Nava went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and four RBIs.

Gwinnett faces off against Pawtucket in the final game of a four-game series today at 12:15 p.m. at McCoy Stadium. G-Braves RHP Ryne Reynoso (0-4, 5.52 ERA) is scheduled to face LHP Kris Johnson (1-2, 6.95 ERA) of the Red Sox.