Archive - Sep 6, 2013
PAWTUCKET â€” Phil Frodio makes no bones about it. Heâ€™s here to do some serious eating, and for a 77-year-old foodie like Frodio, there was no better place to be Friday night than the Blackstone River Party and Taste of the Valley in and around Slater Mill on Roosevelt Avenue.
â€śIâ€™m probably going to go home sick tonight,â€ť Frodio says over his second bowl of pasta and sausage.
PAWTUCKET â€“ Hear Matt Barnes talk about recently-arrived catcher Christian Vazquez and itâ€™s clear that whoever takes the mound on a given day is in good hands.
PAWTUCKET â€“ Steven Wright returned to McCoy Stadium on Thursday afternoon. His Pawtucket Red Sox teammates didnâ€™t get back from Rochester until 5:30 on Friday morning.
The move to make sure that Pawtucketâ€™s Game 3 starter was well rested paid off handsomely. Wrightâ€™s knuckleball baffled the Rochester hitters to the tune of 6.1 scoreless innings as the PawSox downed the Red Wings, 5-1, before 4,681 enthusiastic and supportive fans Friday night at McCoy Stadium.