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Red Sox minor lines: The final stretch

The major league season still has all of September to go, but for the minor leagues, the last week is underway.

Pawtucket W 4-2

Deven Marrero: 1-4, K
Allen Craig: 2-4, K
Garin Cecchini: 0-4, K

Noe Ramirez: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

And up to the majors come the last of Pawtucket's resources. Rarely have we seen a team drained so thoroughly as this.

Portland W 9-6

Manuel Margot: 1-5
Sam Travis: 2-5, 2B, K
Carlos Asuaje: 0-5

Greenville L 3-6

Yoan Moncada: 0-4, BB, K
Rafael Devers: 2-4
Andrew Benintendi: 1-4, BB
Nick Longhi: 2-5, 2 2B
Javier Guerra: 0-1

It will be interesting to see where Rafael Devers goes to start 2016. With Moncada and Benintendi there's no doubt they're ready for bigger things, but Devers could easily benefit from some more time in Low-A. It would hardly be considered a setback for him to repeat the level given that most players his age haven't stepped foot above rookie ball yet.

Lowell L 6-12

Josh Ockimey: 1-4, BB, 2 K
Mitchell Gunsolus: 0-3, BB, 2 K
Kyri Washington: 3-4, 2B
Austin Rei: 1-4, K
Tate Matheny: 1-4, E

Since the short-season All-Star break (which, granted, is not that long ago), Kyri Washington is looking much better at the plate, hitting .360/.448/.440. The strikeouts remain awfully high, which seems to be a trend in Lowell, but that is sort of the nature of short-season ball.

GCL Red Sox W 3-2

Yoan Aybar: 0-4, 2 K

Logan Allen: 4 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
Travis Lakins: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K

Logan Allen proves himself to be merely human, as Anderson Espinoza once did so long ago. He's still just building on that insane K:BB, though (24 to 1), and when this is the start that raises an eyebrow, you can pretty much chalk this up as an extremely successful debut.

Lakins, meanwhile, joins the crop of recent draftees getting the equivalent of a late-season cup of coffee, called into action for the first time as the last week of the season begins.