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Red Sox minor lines: Double-A is tired of Yoan Moncada

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Double-A pitchers have seen enough, and would politely request that Yoan Moncada go find some other level to play at.

Pawtucket L 0-9

Rusney Castillo: 0-4, 2 K
Marco Hernandez: 1-4, 2 K
Christian Vazquez: 0-4, 2 K
Brennan Boesch: 0-3

Roenis Elias: 6 IP, 9 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
Robby Scott: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
Roman Mendez: 1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

Well, for all that Roenis Elias has been a total disaster this year, at least the Sox don't seem to need him anymore. Probably. Maybe.

We can hope.

Portland W 8-2

Yoan Moncada: 1-1, HR, 4 BB

Luis Ysla: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K

So much for rust. Moncada returned from injury with an 0-for-5, four strikeout performance, and in the two games since is 2-for-3 with six walks. It seems Double-A is done pitching to him. They have learned their lesson.

The only question is where he goes from here. Does he get the chance to test the majors? Do they bother moving him to Triple-A? Do they have him penciled in for Opening Day with the Red Sox in 2017? It's possible to see pretty much any combination of these playing out from here.

Salem L 3-10

Joseph Monge: 0-4, 2 K, A
Rafael Devers: 1-4, K
Nick Longhi: 0-3, BB, K
Michael Chavis: 1-4

A late-season bump for Michael Chavis. This one's actually kind of hard to figure out, since Chavis hasn't really performed at all since returning from injury. I guess the Sox decided they weren't going to have him repeat Greenville anyways, so they might as well get him a taste of High-A before he starts there in 2017. It has the feeling of a make-or-break year for Chavis, so I guess it can't hurt to have him be as prepared as possible.

Greenville L 1-2 (In 10)

Luis Alexander Basabe: 2-5, 2B, 2 K, A
Josh Ockimey: 1-3, 2B, BB, K

Austin Glorius: 5 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
Stephen Nogosek: 0.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K

Huh, an honest-to-God start from Austin Glorius. He's started some games before, yes, but has only once been asked to go even a full four innings, much less five here. It's probably just variance, but as a more legitimate starter, he put on a much different performance than we're used to seeing. Glorius has typically produced a lot of strikeouts and a lot of walks in relief. Asked to go longer, he didn't provide much of either. With the ability Glorius has shown to get ground balls, though, either route is viable.

Lowell W 6-5

C.J. Chatham: 1-4, HR, BB, K
Tyler Hill: 2-5, 3B, CS
Ryan Scott: 1-1, HR, BB
Yoan Aybar: 0-4, 2 K