Red Sox farm update: June 29th

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Jun 24, 2015; Boston, MA, USA; A general view of Fenway Park as the Boston Red Sox take batting practice prior to a game against the Baltimore Orioles. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Low-A Greenville Drive

Game One

Michael Chavis (1-4, K)

Rafael Devers (1-3, 2B, RBI, K)

Javier Guerra (0-3, 3 K)

  • This is a concerning performance from Guerra, who has shown huge talent this season but also had major problems with strikeouts, punching out nearly 30% of the time. He is also mired in a tough stretch which has seen his hit only .194 with 12 strikeouts in 36 at bats. Still, Guerra has shown more offensively this season than anyone expected, sporting a solid .271/.328/.471 and displaying great power for a defense-first shortstop.

Nick Longhi (1-2)

Yoan Moncada (2-4, R, SB)

Game Two

Jamie Callahan (2.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, BB, 2 K)

  • Callahan has been a major disappointment since Cherington and Co. made him a second-round pick in 2012. Three years after being drafted, he is posting a meager 6.48 ERA in 15 games in Low-A. He still won’t even turn 21 for almost two more months, but he hasn’t had much success yet in his minor league career.

Michael Chavis (1-3, 2B, R)

  • Chavis, last year’s first-rounder is another Greenville hitter who has struggled with strikeouts this season. He is striking out exactly a third of the time this season and that has limited his slash line to only .207/.267/.356 in his first full season. Still, it was clear that he was raw when he was drafted and, at 19 years old, there’s still plenty of time for Chavis.

Javier Guerra (1-3, RBI, K)

Nick Longhi (1-3, K)

Yoan Moncada (0-4, R, 3 K)