Red Sox Minor League Notebook

Teddy Stankiewicz
Ryan Hannable
August 06, 2015 - 5:00 am
Just looking at Teddy Stankiewicz and watching the right-hander pitch, you would never know he's different than 99.9 percent of people to ever throw a baseball, but he is. Stankiewicz was born without a right pectoral muscle. After being drafted by the Red Sox in the second-round of the 2013 draft...
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Eduardo Rodriguez was traded for Andrew Mller last year when he was in Double-A with the Orioles. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Ryan Hannable
July 30, 2015 - 5:11 pm
With the non-waiver trade deadline coming to a close Friday at 4 p.m., more and more players will be traded on top of the ones who already have this week. More often than not, most deals involve minor league prospects being exchanged for big league players, as one team is looking to win now and the...
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Left-hander Henry Owens is making steady progress of late. (Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Ryan Hannable
July 23, 2015 - 7:20 am
With Eduardo Rodriguez and Brian Johnson both making their big league debuts this season, the third left-hander who began the year in Pawtucket, Henry Owens, seemingly is next in line. Owens, who turned 23 this week, quickly rose through the Red Sox organization after being drafted in the...
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Andrew Benintendi
Ryan Hannable
July 16, 2015 - 4:52 pm
For Andrew Benintendi, the No. 7 overall pick by the Red Sox in this year's MLB draft, his biggest adjustment to pro ball is the one thing that made him the No. 7 overall pick. His bat. After batting .380 with 19 home runs and having an on-base percentage of .489, while slugging .715 with an...
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The Red Sox have a number of players in their system who have the potential to be the next top pitching prospect. (Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Ryan Hannable
July 09, 2015 - 9:32 am
It's an exciting time for top Red Sox pitching prospects as Eduardo Rodriguez has already made his presence felt in the majors and Brian Johnson and Henry Owens are knocking on the door in Triple-A. With Johnson and Owens both being drafted by the Red Sox and rising through the farm system, the...
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Red Sox third-round pick Austin Rei officially signed Tuesday. (Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures)
Ryan Hannable
July 02, 2015 - 5:12 am
To say it's been an up-and-down few months for Red Sox third-round pick Austin Rei would be an understatement. Rei went from the most frustrated he's ever been back in February, to now fulfilling his dream of being a professional baseball player. After a 41-17 season during his sophomore year and a...
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Sam Travis
Ryan Hannable
June 25, 2015 - 11:52 am
Although first baseman Sam Travis has been in the Red Sox organization for just over a year, he's already making a name for himself. After being selected out of Indiana University in the second-round of the 2014 MLB draft, Travis has already reached Double-A Portand, as the left-handed hitter was...
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Yoan Moncada
Ryan Hannable
June 18, 2015 - 8:38 am
No Red Sox Single-A player has ever received more hype than Greenville second baseman Yoan Moncada. After the 19-year-old Cuban signed a minor league contract with a $31.5 million signing bonus in March and then spent over a month in extended spring training, Moncada made his professional debut May...
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The Red Sox selected Trey Ball No. 7 overall in the 2013 MLB draft. (Gail Oskin/Getty Images)
Ryan Hannable
June 04, 2015 - 6:51 am
For the second time in three years, the Red Sox have the No. 7 overall pick in the MLB draft, which kicks off Monday. While it's nearly impossible to project who the team will select, there's no doubt they will have done extensive research and a lot of background work on that particular player. In...
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Mauricio Dubon
Ryan Hannable
May 28, 2015 - 6:02 am
For Greenville middle infielder Mauricio Dubon, he made a decision that changed his life at 16 years old. Dubon was born in Honduras, where although there is baseball played, soccer is what rules the country, having qualified for the past two World Cups. "I always played baseball, but over there in...
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