myles smith

April 04, 2014 - 6:09 am
A year ago, the idea of Mookie Betts going 4-for-4 with a homer would have bordered on inconceivable. The second baseman had never hit a home run in his previous professional season in Lowell; for that matter, he'd never hit one in high school. He looked like he might be able to deliver the...
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August 20, 2013 - 8:32 am
Garin Cecchini had another game for Double-A in which he went 1-for-3 with a single and a walk, a nearly nightly staple of his minor league existence this year. His performance by month: April (High-A Salem): .392 average, .478 OBP May (High-A Salem): .326 average, .444 OBP June (High-A Salem,...
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August 09, 2013 - 8:03 am
A brief look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Thursday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 4-0 LOSS (SEVEN INNINGS), 5-4 LOSS (SEVEN INNINGS) AT SYRACUSE (NATIONALS) ( BOX GAME 1 , BOX GAME 2 ) -- Xander Bogaerts was slumping for a brief period of time, something that the young infielder has...
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July 11, 2013 - 2:29 pm
The Red Sox appear likely to sign right-hander Myles Smith , their fourth-round selection out of Lee University, prior to Friday's signing deadline. "He told me that they are close and he expects to sign," said Smith's coach at Lee University, Mark Brew , in a telephone interview on Thursday. Brew...
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June 07, 2013 - 10:15 am
With their fourth-round selection, the Red Sox tabbed 6-foot-1 right-hander Myles Smith out of Lee University, an NAIA school in Tennessee. Smith went 11-4 with a 2.67 ERA, 94 strikeouts and 38 walks in 84 1/3 innings. Smith has been on something of a college odyssey. He started at the University...
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