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Monday Red Sox Farm Report: Joe Kelly solid in 7-inning effort with PawSox; Rafael Devers drives in 3 runs in Greenville loss

June 29, 2015 - 4:56 am
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A look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Sunday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (38-39): W, 3-2 (11 innings), vs. Gwinnett (Braves) -- Second baseman Sean Coyle drew a two-out, bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 11th inning to bring in the winning run. Mike Adams crossed the plate on Coyle'€™s free pass after pinch-running for Allen Craig, who singled to right to leadoff the frame. Garin Cecchini was intentionally walked and Jemile Weeks also walked to load the bases. -- Cecchini hit a two-run single to right to tie the game in the sixth inning. The 24-year-old lefty, who played left field Sunday, finished the day 2-for-4 with a double and the 11th-inning walk. The 24-year-old is hitting .201 with 13 RBIs through 60 games this season. -- Right-hander Noe Ramirez earned his fourth win of the season after tossing a perfect 11th inning. Ramirez is 4-0 with a 2.52 ERA in 25 innings over 15 appearances, including one start. -- Joe Kelly made his first start in a Pawtucket uniform after he was optioned to the Triple-A club on June 25. Kelly allowed two runs on five hits and one walk with four strikeouts over seven innings Sunday. The right-hander has a 2-5 record and a 5.67 ERA in 14 starts with Boston this season. DOUBLE-A PORTLAND SEA DOGS (27-48): Postponed due to rain vs. Reading (Phillies) -- Sunday'€™s game will be played Monday as part of a doubleheader. HIGH-A SALEM RED SOX (40-34): L, 10-6, vs. Lynchburg (Indians) -- German Taveras took the loss after surrendering six runs in the top of the ninth inning. The 22-year-old right-hander gave up five hits, including two home runs, and walked two and struck out one. Taveras is 3-1 with two saves and a 5.05 ERA in 35 2/3 innings over 16 games this season. -- Starting right-hander Teddy Stankiewicz went seven innings for Salem, giving up four earned runs on six hits and three walks with two strikeouts. Stankiewicz has a 2-8 record and 4.00 ERA in 14 starts this season. -- Catcher Jordan Weems and shortstop Tzu-Wei Lin led the Salem offense, both going 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. Weems is now hitting .298 with five doubles and four RBIs in 17 games this season and Lin is hitting .276 with 10 doubles and 29 RBIs through 60 games. -- Second baseman Wendell Rijo also had a two-hit day, going 2-for-4 with a run scored. The 19-year-old is batting .244 with 22 RBIs in 53 games this season. SINGLE-A GREENVILLE DRIVE (40-33): L, 12-9, vs. Charleston (Yankees) -- Three members of the Greenville lineup posted three-hit games Sunday, led by third baseman Rafael Devers. The 18-year-old went 3-for-5 with a double, three RBIs and a run scored and is now hitting .306 on the season with 35 RBIs. Left fielder Mike Meyers went 3-for-5 with two doubles and one RBI and center fielder Bryan Hudson went 3-for-5 with a double, three stolen bases and two runs scored. -- Yoan Moncada went 2-for-4 with an RBI double to left, a run scored and two stolen bases out of the leadoff spot. The switch-hitting second baseman is batting .228 with five doubles, one triple, one home run and 11 RBIs through 28 games with Greenville this season. -- Right-hander Carlos Pinales suffered the loss, giving up five runs on five hits and two walks over just two innings of relief. Pinales is now 3-2 on the year with three saves and a 4.53 ERA in 16 appearances. Righty Mario Alcantara, who pitched just the seventh inning, also allowed five runs. -- Jalen Beeks started for the Drive, giving up just two earned runs in six innings of work. The left-hander gave up six hits and one walk and struck out four. Beeks is 6-4 with a 4.25 ERA in 14 starts this season. SHORT SEASON LOWELL SPINNERS (8-1): Postponded due to rain at Vermont (Athletics) -- Sunday'€™s game will be played Monday as part of a doubleheader.

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