Skip to main content

McGair: PawSox manager calls Lucchino's visit to McCoy Stadium 'neat'

September 5, 2012

By BRENDAN McGAIR
Sports writer
PAWTUCKET – You always want to make a good impression whenever a member of hierarchy stops by, which the Pawtucket Red Sox were able to do Wednesday night courtesy of a 7-4 win against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in Game One of their best-of-five opening-round Governor’s Cup series.
With Red Sox president & CEO Larry Lucchino present at McCoy Stadium, the PawSox were able to put their best foot forward and demonstrate winning baseball – two traits that have been MIA for a vast majority of Boston’s 2012 season.
PawSox manager Arnie Beyeler was certainly impressed that a high-ranking Red Sox official took the time out of his busy schedule to check up on the progress down on the farm. Lucchino spent quite a bit of time in Pawtucket’s clubhouse prior to Wednesday’s game and even joined the players on the field as they loosened up in preparation for the 7:05 first pitch.
“He felt very comfortable about things,” said Beyeler. “Whenever a member of the front office comes down, it’s neat that they take the time to come down and see us play.”

The Blackstone Valley towns of Bellingham, Blackstone, Millville and Uxbridge will get more than a quarter of a million...
CUMBERLAND – The town’s liability insurer has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a police brutality suit brought...
PROVIDENCE – A retired chief of the Woonsocket Police Department testified in Superior Court Tuesday that he had...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes