Boston Red Sox Down on the Farm 4/2-4/7

The Boston Red Sox Triple-A affiliate in Worcester took on the Buffalo Bisons who are the affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays and they only ended up playing five games due to a nor’easter that hit the East Coast and the Red Sox won one of those games. Their Double-A affiliate started their season and took on the Colorado Rockies Double-A affiliate the Hartford Yard Goats, and due to that same storm, they only played one game and lost that one game 1-0. The High-A affiliate the Greenville Drive took on the Greensboro Grasshoppers dropping two of their three games. Finally, their Single-A affiliate the Salem Red Sox took on the Carolina Mudcats and dropped all three games.

Boston Red Sox Top 10 Prospects Recap

SS – Marcelo Mayer – Portland Sea Dogs

Mayer in the lone game went 1-4 with a double.

OF – Roman Anthony – Portland Sea Dogs

Anthony went 2-4 in the lone game with two strikeouts.

C – Kyle Teel – Portland Sea Dogs

Teel went 0-4 in Portland’s only game with three strikeouts.

OF/SS – Ceddanne Rafaela – Boston Red Sox

Rafaela this week went 3-18 with a triple, four RBI, three runs scored, a stolen base, and two walks. This season with the Red Sox he is hitting .233 with a .686 OPS; he has five RBI, and six runs scored.

2B – Nick Yorke – Portland Sea Dogs

Yorke in Portland’s lone game went 0-4 with three strikeouts.

OF – Miguel Bleis – Salem Red Sox

Bleis in the first three games of the season went 2-10 with a double, two RBI, two runs scored, four walks, and a stolen base.

RHP – Wikelman Gonzalez – Portland Sea Dogs

Gonzalez didn’t start in the only Portland game.

RHP – Richard Fitts – Worcester Red Sox

Fitts made his first start of the season for Triple-A Worcester going 4.1 innings, he allowed one run, it was unearned on six hits; he walked two and struck out three.

SS/2B – Mikey Romero – Greenville Drive

Romero is on the 7-day injured list.

RHP – Luis Perales – Greenville Drive

Perales got the ball on Opening Day for the Drive and he struggled only going one inning giving up three runs on three hits; he walked two and struck out three.

Week Ahead:

Worcester Red Sox (3-5)

This coming week the Red Sox Triple-A affiliate will take on the Syracuse Mets who are the Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets and they feature the 62nd ranked prospect and the Mets third ranked prospect infielder Luisangel Acuna.

Monday – @ Syracuse – 5:05 PM EST
Wednesday – @ Syracuse – 6:35 PM EST
Thursday -@ Syracuse – 6:35 PM EST
Friday – @ Syracuse – 6:35 PM EST
Saturday -@ Syracuse – 1:05 PM EST
Sunday -@ Syracuse – 1:05 PM EST

Portland Sea Dogs (0-1)

The Red Sox Double-A affiliate will take on the Reading Fightin Phils who are the Double-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies and they feature the 29th ranked prospect by ITD and the Phillies top prospect RHP Andrew Painter.

Tuesday – @ Reading – 6:45 PM EST
Wednesday – @ Reading – 6:45 PM EST
Thursday -@ Reading – 6:45 PM EST
Friday – @ Reading – 6:45 PM EST
Saturday -@ Reading – 5:15 PM EST
Sunday -@ Reading – 3:15 PM EST

Greenville Drive (1-2)

The Red Sox High-A affiliate the Greenville Drive will take on the Bowling Green Hot Rods who are the affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays and feature the Rays fifth ranked prospect by ITD in Dominic Keegan.

Tuesday – vs. Bowling Green – 7:05 PM EST
Wednesday – vs. Bowling Green – 7:05 PM EST
Thursday – vs. Bowling Green – 7:05 PM EST
Friday – vs. Bowling Green – 7:05 PM EST
Saturday – vs. Bowling Green – 7:05 PM EST
Sunday – vs. Bowling Green – 3:05 PM EST

Salem Red Sox (0-3)

The Red Sox Single-A affiliate will take on the Delmarva Shorebirds who are the affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.  

Tuesday – @ Delmarva – 7:05 PM EST
Wednesday – @ Delmarva – 7:05 PM EST
Thursday -@ Delmarva – 7:05 PM EST
Friday – @ Delmarva – 7:05 PM EST
Saturday -@ Delmarva – 7:05 PM EST
Sunday -@ Delmarva – 2:05 PM EST

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