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Red Sox minor lines: Pawtucket's (literal) power problems

We've got a double feature at every level but Pawtucket today. Why not Pawtucket? The lights went out.

With a bunch of suspended/postponed games, we have our first two-day recap of the year.

Pawtucket W 9-6

Jackie Bradley Jr.: 2-5, SB, A
Blake Swihart: 1-5, 2 K
Travis Shaw: 1-5, 2B, K
Bryce Brentz: 0-4, K
Garin Cecchini: 2-5, 2B, HR, K
Deven Marrero: 1-1, BB, SB
Sean Coyle: 2-4, K

Matt Barnes: 3 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
Noe Ramirez: 3.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 1 K
Heath Hembree: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K

Matt Barnes' return to starting is not pretty, cut short by the suspended game and taken up by Noe Ramirez, forced into a very long relief role. With the Red Sox bullpen looking a little sketchy, one wonders how long it takes before the Red Sox call on him for relief work.

Their second game, for the record, was called for reasons of "power." The epidemic spreads.

Portland Game 1 L 4-14

Henry Ramos: 1-4, K
Keury De La Cruz: 0-4, K

Portland Game 2 W 4-1

Carlos Asuaje: 2-4, 3B
Keury De La Cruz: 1-4

C'mon Sea Dogs, you don't have nearly enough interesting players to be sitting them.

Salem Game 1 L 3-5 (In 7)

Manuel Margot: 2-3, 3B, HR
Sam Travis: 0-3
Wendell Rijo: 3-3, 2B, 3B, POCS

Salem Game 2 W 3-1 (In 7)

Manuel Margot: 0-3, BB
Sam Travis: 2-4, K, SB
Wendell Rijo: 0-3, 2 K

17 and 15 at bats into this young season respectively, and Manuel Margot and Wendell Rijo each have one of each XBH type. Last year they almost seemed to compete with one another early in the year. Would be nice to see a repeat of that, particularly if they can keep it up.

Greenville Game 1 L 6-8

Nick Longhi: 1-4, HR, BB, K
Rafael Devers: 2-5, K
Michael Chavis: 0-4, 3 K
Michael Kopech: 3.2 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 1 HR

Greenville Game 2 L 3-5

Nick Longhi: 1-4, HR, K
Rafael Devers: 1-3

Ty Buttrey: 6 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 2 HR

Nick Longhi had all of one home run in the 150-odd at bats he had in his first two seasons in Boston's farm system. So of course he hit his first and second in back-to-back games.

A rough start to the season for Michael Kopech, who has flown a bit under the radar despite his high draft position. He's got some of the best potential on the mound in the system, and doesn't come with quite the same project label as Trey Ball. Hopefully the rest of the season will go better for the young righty.