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Red Sox Minor Lines: Rafael Devers goes deep again.

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Only two minor-league teams played today, but there were plenty of positives.

Portland W 7-0

Danny Mars: 0-5

Rafael Devers: 1-4, 1 HR, 1 BB, 2 R, 1 RBI, 1 K

Nick Longhi: 1-3, 1 2B, 1 BB, 1 R, 2 RBI

Tzu-Wei Lin: 1-2, 1 BB, 1 R, 1 RBI

Trey Ball: 6 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 6 K

Jake Cosart: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 4 BB, 3 K

Another home run for Devers, who is starting to heat up with two home runs in his last three games. I would say he’s heating up with the weather, but Monday wasn’t exactly a scorcher. There are still adjustments to be made, but through one month my opinion that he could be a second-half weapon for the Red Sox hasn’t changed. Meanwhile, Trey Ball with a nice outing. I’m not close to buying in, but he does have 21 strikeouts and 10 walks in 21 23 innings of work with Portland.

Salem W 4-3 (F/10)

Tate Matheny: 2-5, 1 2B, 1 BB 1 RBI, 2 K, 2 SB

Michael Chavis: 2-5, 1 BB, 1 R, 1 RBI

Josh Ockimey: 1-2, 2 BB, 1 RBI, 1 K

Austin Rei: 0-4, 2 K

Kyri Washington: 0-4, 1 K

Roniel Raudes: 5.2 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 7 K

Despite all of the hits, this was the best start of the year for Raudes, who is coming off a mildly disappointing April. He didn’t exactly allow weak contact, as four of the eight hits he allowed were doubles, but the fact that he didn’t walk anyone and that he induced a couple of double plays is a good sign. Combine that with the seven strikeouts — easily a season-high for the 19-year-old — and it was a step in the right direction for the young righty.