Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Red Sox Preview
Starting tomorrow night, the Bisons travel to Pawtucket to battle the Baby Red Sox.
The other games have starters TBD for both teams.
Some other pitchers that the Red Sox have are:
Pedro Beato. 4-1, 1.89 ERA in 33.1 relief innings.
Ryan Rowland-Smith. The Australian is 3-0 with a 0.76 ERA in 35.2 relief innings.
Brandon Workman is a borderline top 10 prospect who is recently been promoted to triple-A.
The line-up features the following hitters:
Their 1B is Brandon Snyder, the former Oriole and Ranger. He is hitting .299/.380/.526 on the season with 9 HR, 35 RBI, and a team leading 15 doubles.
Jonathan Diaz, a former Blue Jays farmhand, has been playing since Jose Iglesias was recalled to Boston. He is hitting .255/.364/.342 in limited time.
Brock Holt has been playing SS since Iglesias' call-up and plays 2B as well. He is hitting .268/.358/.323 and was named as the 19th best prospect in the system on Minor League Ball.
The other IF is Drew Sutton. The switch-hitter has MLB time with the Reds, Indians, Red Sox, Rays, and Pirates. He is hitting .258/.365/.368 with 13 doubles.
The OF regulars, who also spend some time at DH, are:
Jeremy Hazelbaker is hitting .276/.341/.413 with a team leading 16 SB and 6 HR.
Justin Henry, who also sees time in the IF, has 12 doubles and 7 SB.
Bryce Brentz is a top 10 prospect and he has been the teams most dangerous hitter this season. He is hitting .279/.329/.502 with a team leading 12 HR and 45 RBI.
The Paw Sox are 37-27 on the season and in 1st place, 3 games ahead of the Bisons.