Saturday, March 8, 2014
The Red Sox keep going young in the early rounds of the draft, picking high school players in the second and third round - outfielder Williams Jerez from Brooklyn, N.Y. and the Dominican Republic; and catcher Jordan Weems from Columbus, Ga.
Both the Red Sox (in the Bronx) and the Sea Dogs (in Portland) are playing tonight. We will have updates on Twitter (ClearTheBases).
Here are the lineups:
BOSTON: Ellsbury, Pedroia, Gonzalez, Ortiz, Crawford, Saltalamacchia, Drew, Scutaro (Lester.
PORTLAND: Hazelbaker CF, Hassan LF, Lavarnway C, Chiang RF, Middlebrooks 3B, Federowicz DH, Tejeda 2B, Padron 1B, Hee SS (Fife P).
Kevin Thomas covers baseball and basketball for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. He wisely moved to Maine in 1994 after working for the St. Petersburg Times. He is married to Nancy and they have nine children.
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