Thursday Red Sox farm report: Rusney Castillo hits second home run since All-Star break

John Hand
July 27, 2017 - 11:26 am

Here is a look at what happened in the Red Sox farm system on Wednesday.

TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (52-50): W, 7-1 @ Toledo

-Rusney Castillo led the PawSox in a 13-hit performance by going 3-for-5 with a home run and two runs scored. After appearing in the Triple-A All-Star game earlier this month, Castillo is 9-for-27 with two home runs.

-Sam Travis and Tzu-Wei Lin were each 2-for-4 with a run scored. Travis also had a walk and knocked in a RBI.

-Starter Jalen Beeks threw six innings, allowing just one run, five hits and one walk with eight strikeouts. At one point Beeks had retired nine Mud Hens in a row.

-In relief of Beeks, Robby Scott threw a 1-2-3 seventh inning. Scott has not allowed a run and only one hit in his four Triple-A appearances this year. The southpaw was optioned to Pawtucket on July 18.

-Following Scott, Austin Maddox threw two scoreless innings, allowing just one hit with one strikeout.

DOUBLE-A PORTLAND SEA DOGS (47-54): W, 6-4 @ New Hampshire

-Jeremy Barfield has been on a tear as of late. Barfield continued that trend by going 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs. It was the fourth straight game Barfield has hit a home run, giving the right fielder 11 RBIs in the past four games. In the month of July, Barfield has hit .330/.423/.670.

-Henry Owens picked up the win for the Sea Dogs by throwing five innings, allowing just one run, three hits and three walks with five strikeouts. Owens has had a tough year, but in his last two starts the southpaw has shown improvement by throwing a combined 11 innings, giving up three runs, nine hits and six walks with 11 strikeouts.

HIGH-A SALEM RED SOX (59-43): L, 7-2 @ Wilmington

-Tyler Spoon and Victor Acosta each had a RBI.

-Starter Mike Shawaryn threw 2 2/3 innings, allowing five runs, six hits and four walks with three strikeouts.

SINGLE-A GREENVILLE DRIVE (56-44): Scheduled off day

SHORT SEASON-A LOWELL SPINNERS (13-21): Scheduled off day