Things did not go well, and he was rewarded by being optioned on Tuesday to Pawtucket. Robert Stock comes up to replace him. Springs has not had a good time in his first stint with the Red Sox, to say the least.
Prior to Boston’s second game against the Rays, Ron Roenicke revealed Martinez told his manager he “found something” to help his production at the plate. His batting practice yesterday was outstanding,” Roenicke told reporters during his Zoom pregame press conference. His swing was — when he’s good, that’s what his swing was.
The Red Sox farm system is still ranked as one of the worst in baseball, but there's a new player who tops the team's list of prospects, writes John Tomase.