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Red Sox minor lines: Andrew Benintendi makes Greenville debut

It wasn't a flashy debut for Andrew Benintendi, but solid all-the-same.

Pawtucket W 6-1

Deven Marrero: 0-4, 3 K
Allen Craig: 2-4
Marco Hernandez: 0-3, BB, K

Edwin Escobar: 5 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Pat Light: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

Pat Light's Pawtucket career started out something of a disaster, but he's reeling things in of late. His last 16 innings have seen him allow just three earned runs on 10 hits, striking out 21. The walks have still admittedly been problematic, with 11 over that span, but they've been concentrated in three outings. He's inconsistent at the moment, but the heights are impressive enough to be worth noting. He's a reliever who throws in the upper 90s and has a really strong second pitch to go with it. Honestly...that's what closers are made of.

Greenville W 5-4 (In 13)

Rafael Devers: 0-5, BB, K
Andrew Benintendi: 0-4, 2 BB
Nick Longhi: 2-5, K
Javier Guerra: 0-5, 2 K

Not a whole lot to say for Benintendi's first game. Balls in play didn't go his way, and while something being called a "lineout" in the minors is often questionable (minor league scorers are grab bags), the fact that his went to third base certainly does not suggest an in-between fly ball. The fact is he did the best he could do without finding holes or hitting bombs, and that's nothing to sneeze at.

GCL Red Sox L 1-2

Yoan Aybar: 0-4, 2 K