Boston Red Sox: Don't send Rafael Devers to the minors yet

Boston Red Sox: Don't send Rafael Devers to the minors yet

Boston Red Sox: Don't send Rafael Devers to the minors yet

Anderson has made 18 starts this season between Single-A and Advanced-A, and owns a 3.42 ERA, 1.151 WHIP, and has struck out 85 in 97.1 innings while allowing eight home runs.

Whether or not Devers remains with the club, with newly-acquired Eduardo Nunez joining the Red Sox Friday in Boston, the 20-year-old offered the image of somebody who might be able to help.

The former World Series MVP in 2012 with San Francisco, Sandoval signed a minor league deal with the Giants last weekend following his release by the Red Sox. The flawless scenario would be that Devers hits the ground running, shoring up the third base fiasco while also providing the lineup with some much-needed thump. He struck out touted Red Sox prospect Rafael Devers on three pitches. Here's a vote to bring on the NY Mets Jay Bruce if the asking price isn't too high.

Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale had another outstanding outing on Wednesday to put a halt to Boston's four-game losing streak.

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Harrison Bader started the day in Memphis and ended it sliding across home plate with the game-winning run for the St. Louis Cardinals in his major league debut.

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With Seattle trailing 5-4 and one out in the bottom of the 13th, Mitch Haniger drew a walk from Doug Fister (0-5), and Ben Gamel hit into a fielder's choice. His last walk before Monday came on June 27, a span of 21 games played for him.

Boston's first two batters in the seventh reached on singles by Hanley Ramirez and Bradley.

In the NY Penn League, the Vermont Lake Monsters wasted no time getting out to a big lead against the Tri City Valley Cats last night. Along with Devers' shot, Moore gave up a two-out, two-run homer to Sandy Leon in the fourth inning.

Nunez was on the move a lot with the Giants, stealing 31 bases in 126 games while wearing the orange and black.

At 20 years and 275 days old, Devers is the youngest Red Sox player to hit a home run since Tony Conigliaro (20 years, 265 days) on September 29, 1965.

The Upper Valley Nighthawks keep rolling and last night used a ninth inning rally to beat the North Adams Steeple Cats 7-4 in western MA.

Devers finished the day 2-for-4 with one run batted in and one run scored.

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