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August 26, 2013 - 8:40 am
A brief look at the action in the Red Sox system on Sunday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 6-5 WIN VS. SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE (YANKEES) ( BOX ) -- Bryce Brentz , less than six weeks removed from surgery to repair the torn meniscus in his knee, made an impactful return to Pawtucket, obliterating a...
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August 19, 2013 - 8:20 am
On a day when this long-anticipated event is finally happening , a brief look at the action in the Red Sox system on Sunday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 3-1 WIN VS. BUFFALO (BLUE JAYS) ( BOX ) -- In his final minor league game prior to his call-up, Xander Bogaerts went 0-for-3 with a walk and a...
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August 17, 2013 - 7:16 am
If there were any questions about whether Henry Owens was the top pitching prospect in the Red Sox system, the left-hander has done a pretty compelling job of answering them. The 21-year-old continued his amazing late-summer performance on Friday night by throwing five no-hit innings for Double-A...
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August 04, 2013 - 8:45 am
A year ago, it might have been easy to look at the 4.87 ERA that left-hander Henry Owens put up in Single-A Greenville in his professional debut and shrug one's shoulders. For a supplemental first-round pick, that sort of mark wasn't exactly going to turn heads. But that ERA was typically a...
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July 27, 2013 - 9:03 am
A brief look at the action in the Red Sox system on Friday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 4-3 LOSS VS. LEHIGH VALLEY (PHILLIES) ( BOX ) -- Allen Webster , five days removed from a mess of a start (1 1/3 innings, 7 runs, 5 walks) that had the Sox wondering if they might have to alter his routine to...
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May 25, 2013 - 8:19 am
In the same way that Jackie Bradley Jr. forced an expectation and presumption of his mid-year promotion in 2012, Garin Cecchini is starting to do the same this year. The situations aren't precisely analogous, since a) as an outfielder, Bradley didn't face the same kind of positional bottlenecks...
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May 19, 2013 - 7:29 am
Daily Feats of Mookie: Mookie Betts went 2-for-4 with a homer (his seventh of the year and fifth in his last 11 games) and a walk for Single-A Greenville. During his current 13-game hitting streak, he's now hitting .429/.533/.837 with 10 extra-base hits (five homers, five doubles). On the year, he'...
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May 17, 2013 - 11:28 am
Though Henry Owens gave up a season-high eight hits (seven singles, one double), he showed an impressive ability to weave through and around a host of baserunners to limit his opposition to one run in five innings of work. He struck out four and walked none while throwing strikes with an impressive...
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May 15, 2013 - 7:42 am
A brief look at Tuesday's action in the Red Sox farm system . . . TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 5-3 WIN VS. GWINNETT (BRAVES) ( BOX ) -- Shortstop Jose Iglesias went 1-for-2 with a walk and a sacrifice bunt in four plate appearances. In seven games since returning to the lineup following a four-game...
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May 08, 2013 - 8:09 am
Garin Cecchini spent all of last year in Single-A Greenville, playing in a league and park where home runs tend to fly. Yet in 526 plate appearances, Cecchini cleared the fences just four times. The 22-year-old now is in High-A Salem, playing in a league and home park that is anathema to power...
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