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Monday Red Sox Farm Report: Bryan Hudson goes 3-for-5 as Salem wins 10th straight

August 22, 2016 - 6:29 am
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Here's a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Sunday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (66-61): Game cancelled due to rain. The PawSox were rained out on Sunday and will next kick off a four-game homestand on Monday against Syracuse (Nationals). DOUBLE-A PORTLAND SEA DOGS (49-75): Game cancelled due to rain. Portland will next begin a six-game homestand with a three-game series vs. New Hampshire (Blue Hays). HIGH-A SALEM RED SOX (78-47): W, 12-1 at Winston-Salem (White Sox) -- Salem was able to win their 10th straight contest easily thanks to 15 hits at the plate and solid pitching. Anyelo Leclerc got the win with one of his best starts of the year holding Winston-Salem to one run on three hits in five innings while fanning five. The 24-year-old right-hander is now 2-3 with a 3.42 ERA and 80 strikeouts in 33 appearances. -- The offense was powered by leadoff hitter Bryan Hudson, who went 3-for-5 with a triple, three stolen bases, an RBI and two runs. It was the first time this season that Hudson, 21, stole multiple bases in a game. He has been on a tear lately, batting .455 in his last 10 games. He is now slashing .278/.419/.341 in 74 games. -- Jordan Procyshen drove in a career-high four runs, going 2-for-4 while crossing home plate twice himself. He hit a pair of two-run singles to extend Salem's lead. The 23-year-old Canada native has hit safely in nine of his last 10 games, and is batting .253/.315/.368 in 182 at-bats. -- Jordan Betts had a productive day as well, finishing the game 2-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and a run. Betts, 24, has recorded a hit in four of his last five games. He is now hitting .220/.288/.345 in 82 games with both Portland and Salem. SINGLE-A GREENVILLE DRIVE (66-59): L, 9-2, at Charleston (Yankees) -- Dedgar Jimenez was knocked around on the mound, letting up eight runs on nine hits in only two innings. All eight runs given up came in a second inning explosion. It was the least innings pitched in a star for Jimenez since lasting only one inning on June 14. The 20-year-old southpaw is 8-9 with a 5.43 ERA in 24 starts. -- Kyri Washington went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI, totaling half of the team's hits. He doubled in the ninth to bring home Josh Ockimey. Washington, 22, now has back-to-back multi-hit performances. Boston's No. 30 prospect at MLB.com is averaging .262/.321/.474 with 66 RBIs in 92 games. -- Kuehl McEachern replaced Jimenez to start the third frame, pitching four innings of one-run ball. He let up four hits and struck out three while walking two in the outing. The six hits given up did tie a season-high for the 23-year-old reliever, who is 3-3 with a 4.10 ERA in 32 outings. Opposing batters are averaging an alarming .306 when facing McEachern. SHORT-SEASON SINGLE-A LOWELL SPINNERS (36-25): W, 9-6, vs. Brooklyn (Mets) -- Tyler Hill dominated at the plate, going 4-for-5 with a home run, two doubles, a season-high four RBIs and three runs. The New York-Penn League leader in batting average since July 27th, Hill tied the game with a two-run double in the opening frame. He also hit a two-run shot in the second inning to give Lowell a comfortable 6-3 lead. Hill, 20, is now slashing .342/.410/.508 after 50 games. -- Tucker Tubbs had a day of his own too, hitting two home runs to finish the game 3-for-4 with three RBIs. Tubbs now has a team-leading six homers after hitting a solo shot in the second inning and a two-run bomb in the following frame. The 23-year-old first baseman now has back-to-back multi-hit outings and is batting .250/.350/.491 in 116 at-bats. -- Pat Goetze received the win after replacing starter Darwinzon Hernandez in the third inning. The right-hander threw 3 1/3 scoreless innings, allowing only one hit and fanning four batters. Goetze, 22, has not allowed a run in his last three outings. He is 3-1 with a 3.76 ERA in 17 appearances.