Red Sox minor league roundup: Championship ambitions in Pawtucket, Salem

September 10, 2013 - 7:00 am

A brief look at the inaction in the Red Sox minor league system on Tuesday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: OFF-DAY; STARTING BEST-OF-FIVE SERIES AT DURHAM BULLS The PawSox open their best-of-five Governor's Cup championship series against the Durham Bulls (the Triple-A affiliate of the Rays) on Tuesday in Durham. Right-hander Anthony Ranaudo (who turned 24 on Monday) will start Game 1 for Pawtucket. He'll be followed in the rotation by Steven Wright, Matt Barnes and Charlie Haeger. HIGH-A SALEM RED SOX: OFF-DAY; LEAD BEST-OF-FIVE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES VS. POTOMAC (NATIONALS), 2-0 -- On the 12th anniversary of Salem's last Carolina League title (when, in 2001, as an affiliate of the Rockies, a team featuring Matt Holliday and Aaron Cook won the title), the Red Sox' High-A affiliate will look to wrap up a championship. William Cuevas will be the starting pitcher for Salem.