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Wednesday Red Sox Farm Report: Rusney Castillo raises average to .313, good for 4th in International League

Cameron Kerry
June 20, 2018 - 10:07 am

Here are all the happenings from the Red Sox farm system on Tuesday night.

TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (33-36): L, 4-0 vs. Buffalo and W, 6-0 vs. Buffalo

- In Game 1 of the doubleheader, the PawSox amassed just three hits in the seven innings.

- Starting pitcher Jalen Beeks surrendered four runs (three earned), while striking out seven, but walked four. Beeks has conceded eight home runs in 68 innings pitched, despite a 2.65 ERA.

- Kyle Martin struck out three in 2 1/3 innings of relief.

- In Game 2, shortstop Tzu-Wei Lin launched a two-run home run and scored three times. His three hits increased his average to .287.

- Center fielder Rusney Castillo drove in two runs on two hits. Castillo is tearing the International League, as his .313 average places him fourth in the league.

- PawSox pitchers combined to only yield four hits, while striking out nine.

DOUBLE-A PORTLAND SEA DOGS (26-43): L, 6-5 vs. Reading

- Center fielder Danny Mars tripled and scored twice, increasing his hitting streak to eight games. He has three straight multi-hit games.

- Relief pitcher Kevin McAvoy gave up four runs in 1 2/3 innings, increasing his ERA to 8.64 in 33 1/3 innings. The former fourth-round pick has allowed 32 free passes in that span.

- Third baseman Jordan Betts led the offense, driving in two runs. Betts is hitting .218 in 15 games in Portland.

HIGH-A SALEM RED SOX (32-36): Scheduled off-day

SINGLE-A GREENVILLE DRIVE (25-44): Scheduled off-day

SHORT SEASON, SINGLE-A LOWELL SPINNERS (3-2): W, 2-1 vs. Staten Island

- Shortstop Andre Colon doubled and tripled. The 19-year-old also scored a run.

- Catcher Kole Cottam drove in two runs, one on a fielder’s choice and the other via a sacrifice fly.

- Starting pitcher Alexander Moreno struck out seven in five innings, surrendering a lone run. Taylor Ahearn pitched four scoreless innings of relief.

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