Brandon Workman

August 08, 2012 - 10:30 am
It was time. Few pitchers in the Red Sox system had been as consistent this year as Brandon Workman , and so for some time, it had seemed a matter of when, not if, he would be promoted to Double-A Portland. That moment has now arrived, following Workman's final outing in High-A Salem on Tuesday...
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July 22, 2012 - 6:41 am
A snapshot of the action in the Red Sox minor league system on Saturday ... TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 4-0 LOSS AT LOUISVILLE (REDS) ( BOX ) -- Lars Anderson went 3-for-4, though all three hits were singles. While his .261 average this month matches that of his season, his OBP (.325, compared to ...
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July 10, 2012 - 6:09 am
A quick look at Monday's action in the Red Sox farm system, highlighted by a pair of very strong performances from two hard-throwing right-handers: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: DAY OFF FOR ALL-STAR BREAK DOUBLE-A PORTLAND SEA DOGS: 3-0 LOSS AT TRENTON (YANKEES) ( BOX ) -- Jeremy Hazelbaker 's first-...
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June 16, 2012 - 6:39 am
A quick look at Friday's action in the Red Sox minor league system: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 8-3 WIN AT BUFFALO (METS) ( BOX ) -- Lars Anderson is amidst one of his most impressive stretches as a professional, a run that continued on Friday when he went 2-for-5 with a homer (his ninth of the...
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June 11, 2012 - 6:44 am
Bryce Harper 's first visit to Fenway Park was a dazzling display by a player who is performing like a once-in-a-generation talent. The Red Sox don't have a comparable player in their system. Nor does anyone else in baseball. But the Red Sox do have a player who, at 19, is emerging as a tremendous...
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June 01, 2012 - 9:03 am
Initially, it seemed as if it might be 2010 all over again for Bryce Brentz . In April, the 23-year-old seemed overmatched in his first exposure to advanced breaking balls in the upper levels. On April 25, he was hitting .198 with a .244 OBP, .284 slugging mark and .528 OPS while leading the Double...
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May 21, 2012 - 7:58 am
Right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka had a cortisone shot in his right trapezius muscle in his upper back, manager Bobby Valentine told reporters, and he will not make his scheduled start on May 22. That almost certainly means that he will be shut down for at least seven days, thus permitting the Red Sox...
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May 16, 2012 - 6:59 am
Jose Iglesias had been hitting like crazy since the last day of April, but the 22-year-old shortstop had been spraying line drives around the park. Even during a stretch of 11 games that included seven multi-hit contests, he had totaled just two extra-base hits. And so, Tuesday represented a...
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May 10, 2012 - 8:41 am
In his junior season at Texas, Brandon Workman discovered a cool new toy. The big, hard-throwing right-hander developed a cutter than simply overpowered college opponents for most of the year. It was his go-to pitch in a year that saw him go 12-2 with a 3.35 ERA before the Red Sox took him in the...
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May 03, 2012 - 2:39 pm
With Will Middlebrooks now in the major leagues, the top position playing prospect in the Red Sox system is now almost certainly a 19-year-old in Salem who is playing at a level well beyond his years. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 5-3 LOSS AT TOLEDO (TIGERS) ( BOX ) -- Ross Ohlendorf had his worst...
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