Originally posted on Ted's Army  |  Last updated 9/9/12





The Pawtucket Red Sox have advanced to the Governors' Cup final (final round of IL Playoffs) with their 7-1, game 4 victory over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.

The Pawsox jumped out to an early and permanent lead as they scored all 7 runs in the 2nd inning. Danny Valencia had the most notable contribution, a 3-run homer for his first of the playoffs. Pawsox pitching didn't need much help as starter, Nelson Figueroa went 8 strong innings, giving up only 1 run on 2 hits and striking out 8. Alex Wilson closed it out with a 1-2-3 9th.

The Governors' Cup final will open in Pawtucket for games 1 and 2  on Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:05.

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Pawtucket Red Sox Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG Jeremy Hazelbaker DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .154     a- Che-Hsuan Lin PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Tony Thomas 2B 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200 J.C. Linares LF 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .417 Danny Valencia 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 .133 Andy LaRoche 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 Bryce Brentz RF 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .429 Dan Butler C 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 Jason Repko CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .364 Jonathan Hee SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .133
Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Nelson Figueroa (W, 1-0) 8.0 2 1 1 1 8 1 1.13 Alex Wilson 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG Kevin Russo 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .118 Corban Joseph 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .188 Ronnier Mustelier LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .067 Luke Murton 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214 Melky Mesa CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267 Cole Garner RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214 Austin Romine C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 Ramiro Pena SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .357 Darnell McDonald DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Vidal Nuno (L, 0-1) 1.2 7 7 7 1 1 1 37.80 Kelvin Perez 3.1 2 0 0 0 4 0 4.15 Jon Meloan 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 Francisco Rondon 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
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