Pawtucket's Matt Barnes pitched seven shutout innings and the Pawsox beat Syracuse 8-2. The Portland Seadogs got six shutout innings from Justin Haley and beat Binghamton 7-0. The Pawsox lead their International League Triple-A playoff series 2-0. The Seadogs tie their Eastern League Double-A playoff series 1-1.

Barnes scattered three hits, didn't walk a batter and struck out six.

Garin Cecchini led the offense with four hits.


Eastern League Playoffs:

Haley scattered five hits and struck out eight.

The Seadogs hit four home runs.

Rusney Castillo did not play for the Seadogs last night. He is expected to be in the lineup at Hadlock Field tonight for game three.