While it wasn’t the electric debut many had hoped for, Rusney Castillo played in his first major league game on Wednesday night.
Rusney Castillo homered Tuesday night in the Pawtucket Red Sox’ losing effort against the Omaha Storm Chasers in the Triple-A title game. Now, it’s time for him to make his major league debut.
The Rusney Castillo era is near.
Dustin Pedroia’s 2014 season is over.
24-year-old Matt Barnes was impressive in his major league debut Tuesday night, hurling three scoreless innings against Baltimore.
Dustin Pedroia is out of the Red Sox’ lineup on Tuesday night. That may become a common theme over the final few weeks of the regular season.
With the Portland Sea Dogs’ season now over, outfielder Rusney Castillo is moving up the Red Sox’ system and will join Triple-A Pawtucket for the International League finals beginning Tuesday.
Koji Uehara will not be closing games for the Boston Red Sox for the near future, but the team hopes to have him back pitching the ninth inning by the end of the season.
Koji Uehara suffered his third loss in his last five appearances on Thursday night, in what may have been his final time out of the pen as the Red Sox’ closer.
David Ortiz is day-to-day after fouling a ball off his foot, and Xander Bogaerts will be inactive for a week after suffering a concussion.