Red Sox Minor Lines 4/13: Happy Matt Barnes Day

And oh what a happy Matt Barnes day it was! Except for the loss, but you can only do so much.

Pawtucket W 4-3

Box Score

Jose Iglesias: 0-3, 2 BB, K
Lars Anderson: 0-3, BB, 2 K
Will Middlebrooks: 2-4, HR
-Everyone brace yourself for the call up Middlebrooks cro--oh, it's already started?
Luis Exposito: 0-4, K
Alex Hassan: 3-4, 2B, K
-Goes from zero hits to three in the span of one game.

Aaron Cook: 5 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HR
-10 Groundouts, 1 flyout, and believe it or not, all the hits but the homer came on the ground. Aaron Cook
Junichi Tazawa: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K

Half good, half bad for Xander Bogaerts after the jump.

Portland W 4-3

Box Score

Kolbrin Vitek: 2-4, K
Juan Carlos Linares: 2-4, HR, K
Dan Butler: 1-4, 2B, 2 K
Oscar Tejeda: 2-3
Jeremy Hazelbaker: 0-3, K
Bryce Brentz: 1-2, HR, K
-Came in for an injured Peter Hissey and got off the home run schneid.

Chris Hernandez: 5 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HR
Aaron Kurcz: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

Salem L 6-8

Box Score

Jackie Bradley: 1-4, 2B, BB, 2 K, A
Sean Coyle: 1-4, BB, K, E
Brandon Jacobs: 1-4, 2B, BB, K, CS
Travis Shaw: 3-5, 2 2B, E
-Shaw is tearing through Carolina League pitching at quite the pace. 1.143 OPS, 13-for-28 on the year.
Xander Bogaerts: 2-5, K, CS, E
Christian Vazquez: 0-3, BB, K

Rich Hill: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
Drake Britton: 4 IP, 4 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 0 K, 1 HR
-At some point I think the organization might have to take this one back to the drawing board, as it were.

Greenville L 2-3 (In 10)

Box Score

Blake Swihart: 0-4, K, E
Garin Cecchini: 3-5, K, 3 SB
David Renfroe: 1-3, 2 BB, 2 K, POCS, E
Jose Vinicio: 1-2, CS, E

Matt Barnes: 5 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 7 K
-Hard to imagine getting off to much of a better start than Barnes has. 10 innings, 3 hits, 2 walks, and 16 strikeouts. If he keeps it up, Salem is not far off.

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