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Red Sox minor lines: It should be time for Jackie Bradley Jr.

With Alejandro De Aza getting so much time, there just has to be room for Jackie Bradley Jr. in Boston.

Pawtucket W 5-3

Jackie Bradley Jr: 3-4, 2B, BB, SB
Ryan Hanigan: 2-3, BB, K
Garin Cecchini: 1-4
Deven Marrero: 3-4, 2B
Sean Coyle: 0-3

Keith Couch: 6.2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K

You'd never know Keith Couch had a no-hitter going into the seventh. Or that Jackie Bradley Jr. can't (or at least hasn't shown the ability to) hit in the majors. As it stands he's hitting .325/.403/.475 in 200 at bats at Pawtucket now. I can understand that Alejandro De Aza is at least playing reasonably well for the Red Sox, and that right field is not exactly open at the moment since Brock Holt needs to play there some portion of the time. But man, with Castillo in the minors again it feels like Bradley should be getting that last shot at some point.

Portland W 7-2

Carlos Asuaje: 1-3, HR, BB, K, SB
Manuel Margot: 1-5, 2 K

First homer of the month for Carlos Asuaje after three in May, but at least he's back to getting on base whether via the long ball, the single, or the walk this past week or so.

Lowell L 3-6

Tate Matheny: 0-4, 2 K
Mitchell Gunsolus: 2-4, K
Josh Ockimey: 1-4, 2B, K, E

GCL Red Sox W 8-0

Trent Kemp: 1-3, 2B, BB, 2 K
Yoan Aybar: 1-4, CS

These bottom levels will likely get more interesting in the next couple weeks as the rest of the draft picks start showing up. Or so you'd think. But the Red Sox do have a tendency to seriously limit their young picks' exposure in their rookie seasons. Boring, but perhaps effective.