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Tuesday Red Sox Farm Report: Brian Johnson suffers loss; Travis Shaw shines at the plate

June 09, 2015 - 4:15 am
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A look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Monday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (28-30): L, 7-2, vs. Charlotte (White Sox) --€” Brian Johnson suffered the loss, giving up two earned runs on three hits and one walk with three strikeouts over 5 2/3 innings. The 24-year-old left-hander and 2012 first-round draft pick fell to 6-4 on the year and now has a 2.66 ERA through 11 starts. --€” Right-hander Miguel Celestino came in for Johnson and got Charlotte'€™s Jason Coats to fly out to right to end the sixth inning before getting roughed up in the seventh. Celestino gave up two home runs, a solo shot and a two-run blast and was pulled with two outs in the frame. He now has a 3.15 ERA in 34 1/3 innings of work over 16 appearances. --€” Dayan Diaz pitched the final 2 1/3 innings for the PawSox, allowing two more Charlotte solo shots, one in the eighth inning and one in the ninth. The right-hander is 1-1 with a 4.60 ERA in nine games with Pawtucket this season. --€” Although he ended Monday'€™s game with a strikeout, Travis Shaw went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI to lead Pawtucket'€™s offense. Shaw, who played third base, is now hitting .242 with 26 RBIs on the season. DOUBLE-A PORTLAND SEA DOGS (23-34): Scheduled off day. Next action Tuesday at Richmond (Giants) HIGH-A SALEM RED SOX (28-27): Game at Lynchburg (Indians) postponed due to rain. --€” Monday'€™s scheduled series-opener with Lynchburg will be played at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday as Game 1 of a doubleheader with Game 2 immediately following. Both games will be seven innings. SINGLE-A GREENVILLE DRIVE (31-26): Scheduled off day. Next action Tuesday vs. Augusta (Giants)