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Sunday Red Sox Farm Report: PawSox 1B Chris Marrero blasts 19th HR; 4th-round pick Bobby Dalbec hits 2 doubles in debut with Lowell 07.24.16 at 11:46 am ET
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Here’s a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system Saturday.

TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (51-50): L, 10-6, at Columbus (Indians)

— First baseman Chris Marrero had two hits, including his 19th home run, tying him for the International League lead. Marrero, who also had a double, is hitting .289/.344/.516 in 93 Triple-A games this season.

— Second baseman Mike Miller was 2-for-2 with a walk and two RBIs. The 26-year-old is hitting .271/.335/.327 in 59 games with the PawSox after spending the first week of the season with Portland.

— Designated hitter Jantzen Witte went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double and three runs scored. Witte is hitting .253/.332/.372 in 71 games with the PawSox.

— Right-hander William Cuevas allowed 10 runs (eight earned) on 11 hits and three walks with one strikeout. It was the second straight game Cuevas allowed 11 hits. He’s now 6-5 with a 4.17 ERA and 1.39 WHIP in 17 Triple-A starts.

— Right-hander Noe Ramirez was impressive in relief, pitching 2 1/3 scoreless innings and allowing just one hit and one walk while striking out six batters in a row. Righty Pat Light pitched a scoreless eighth inning, allowing two hits.

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Curt Schilling: Red Sox owner John Henry ‘a dummy’ who meddles too much 07.20.16 at 10:11 am ET
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Owner John Henry meddles too much in Red Sox affairs, according to Curt Schilling. (Jonathan Dyer/USA Today Sports)

Owner John Henry meddles too much in Red Sox affairs, according to Curt Schilling. (Jonathan Dyer/USA Today Sports)

It’s not news that Curt Schilling has some hard feelings toward Red Sox ownership, but during his weekly appearance Wednesday on Dennis & Callahan with Minihane, the former Sox pitcher did not hold back regarding his opinion of John Henry, calling the team’s principal owner “a dummy” and criticizing him for meddling in baseball affairs. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page. To read more from the interview, including Schilling’s thoughts on Drew Pomeranz and the Republican National Convention, check the Full Count blog.

Schilling, who had an acrimonious departure from the team after sitting out the 2008 season with a shoulder injury, was discussing the Red Sox’ offseason signing of the underperforming David Price when he opined of Henry, “I think he’s a dummy.”

“Not a fan,” Schilling added, promising he’d reveal more at a later date. “That’s a story for another time. … There’ll be a time and a place for that whole story, but we’ll figure it out.”

Asked to clarify, Schilling said: “Dummy’s a very … it’s not strong enough. The thing about it is this is a group of guys that meddle. Your question about whether [the Red Sox] are done [making trades] or not has everything to do with what John Henry feels [about] his team — whether Dave [Dombrowski] feels it that way or not, John is a guy [who] has proven time and time again to be involved.”

Schilling said he doesn’t know if Dombrowski, in his second year as the team’s president of baseball operations, is comfortable and/or forceful enough where he would tell Henry to butt out if he interfered too much.

“I feel like Dave is in a point in time and took the job because he was going to get to do his own thing. I don’t think that’s ever been true under Mr. Henry,” Schilling said. “I can see him saying, ‘You know what, you go sit in your office and count your money and I’ll fix the team.’ ”

Added Schilling: “Listen, they work together. And I’m not creating an adversarial relationship where there might not be one. But Dave Dombrowski’s been around a long time. And he’s been successful. And he’s got an incredibly good reputation. And I’ve never heard him complain about an ownership group, and he probably wouldn’t do that here.

“But I know the other side of that coin. I know this group. I know what they’re like, and they’ve always been the way they are. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing, because they’ve paid for a championship a couple of times, and that’s not a bad thing. But it’s got to be tough.

“Listen, Theo [Epstein] left. For what reason? We all followed that. We know why he left here. Maybe it’s changed, I don’t know.”

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Sunday Red Sox Farm Report: LHP Henry Owens takes no-hitter into 8th inning in PawSox win 07.17.16 at 10:03 am ET
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Here’s a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Saturday.

TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (49-45): W, 6-3, vs. Charlotte (White Sox)

— Left-hander Henry Owens took a no-hitter into the eighth inning before allowing an infield single. He ended up pitching 7 2/3 innings, allowing just the one hit and two walks while striking out four. However, he was charged with three runs, as he left with the bases loaded (hit batsman, single, walk) and reliever Chandler Shepherd gave up a three-run double to Jason Bourgeois.

It marked the second time in a month that Owens pitched at least six no-hit innings. He faced only 22 batters through seven innings, one over the minimum.

“There was some deception to his fastball but he pounded the zone and got them swinging early,” manager Kevin Boles said (via MiLB.com). “Watching him tonight, he looks much more relaxed, and I thought he was able to repeat his delivery more times than not.”

Added Boles: “He had better fastball command, showed feel for his changeup. I thought his hand speed with the changeup was terrific and he made sure that he showed them that pitch to keep them off balance.”

Owens had allowed five runs in each of his last three starts. He’s now 6-5 with a 4.07 ERA and a 1.39 WHIP in 16 Triple-A starts this season.

“I’ve been working on the repeatability of my mechanics and getting comfortable with my windup and it’s just been kind of about repetition to where it gets to muscle memory and this was the best it’s felt all year,” Owens told MiLB.com. “When I felt out of sync, I was able to make the adjustment quicker rather than carrying it over to the next batter, which has kind of plagued me throughout this year, so I think there’s still a little work to be done, but as a whole I feel I’m going in the right direction.”

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Sunday Red Sox Farm Report: RHP Joe Kelly has mixed results in rehab appearance with Lowell; CF Joseph Monge collects 4 hits for Salem 07.10.16 at 10:05 am ET
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Here’s a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Saturday.

TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (46-44): L, 3-0, and L, 5-4, at Durham (Rays)

— After the PawSox concluded Friday’s suspended game by dropping a 3-0 decision, they dropped a one-run game in the six-inning nightcap as left-hander Roenis Elias gave up five runs in four innings to take the loss. The 27-year-old from Cuba allowed eight hits — including a deep home run to former major leaguer J.P. Arencibia — and four walks with four strikeouts. Elias now is 6-4 with a 4.21 ERA and 1.52 WHIP in 14 games (13 starts) with Pawtucket this season.

— Right-hander Chandler Shepherd pitched a perfect sixth inning. The 23-year-old, making his sixth appearance with the PawSox since his promotion from Portland, has a 2.70 ERA and 0.70 WHIP in 10 innings.

— First baseman Chris Dominguez, who had a double and a triple in three at-bats, had two of his team’s six hits and knocked in three of Pawtucket’s four runs. The 29-year-old is hitting .225/.253/.406 in 42 games this season.

— Second baseman Ryan Court went 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored. His hit was a double. Designated hitter Mike Miller was 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI.

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Sunday’s Red Sox-Angels matchups: Sean O’Sullivan vs. Matt Shoemaker 07.03.16 at 11:19 am ET
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Sean O’Sullivan returns from Triple-A Pawtucket to start for the Red Sox in Sunday afternoon’s series finale against the Angels. Opposing him is right-hander Matt Shoemaker.

O’Sullivan made three appearances with the Red Sox in mid-May, going 1-0 with a 7.94 ERA and a 1.853 WHIP before returning to the minors. In 11 starts for Pawtucket he is 6-2 with a 2.79 ERA and a 1.113 WHIP.

In his last start for the PawSox eight days ago, O’Sullivan pitched seven innings of shutout ball against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, allowing four hits and no walks while striking out six. It was his fourth win in five June starts.

“It was really just about getting ahead in the count,” O’Sullivan told MiLB.com. “I tried to use all my pitches and luckily I was able to throw everything for strikes and fortunately they hit some balls hard right at our defense.”

O’Sullivan, who first appeared in the majors in 2009 with the Angels, has faced his original team twice — both times as a member of the Royals, in 2010 and ’11 — and is 0-1 with an 8.64 ERA and 1.800 WHIP in 8 1/3 innings.

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Sunday Red Sox Farm Report: Rusney Castillo on hot streak for PawSox; RHP Keith Couch goes distance for Portland 07.03.16 at 11:01 am ET
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Here’s a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Saturday.

TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (42-41): L, 7-2, vs. Columbus (Indians)

— Center fielder Rusney Castillo went 2-for-3 and scored a run. He has at least one hit in seven of his last eight games, and he’s batting .345 in that span. For the season, he’s hitting .250/.303/.344 with two home runs and 18 RBIs in 51 Triple-A games.

— Playing before a sellout crowd (and season high) of 11,408, the PawSox scored on Jantzen Witte’s RBI single in the second inning and Mike Miller’s RBI groundout in the eighth.

— Ryan Hanigan, continuing his rehab assignment from Boston, played all nine innings at catcher and went 0-for-3.

— Right-hander Aaron Wilkerson got through three innings without allowing a run, but things fell apart in the fourth as Columbus scored four times on two singles, a double, a walk and some sloppy defense. The PawSox committed four errors in all, and four of the seven runs Wilkerson allowed were unearned. Wilkerson gave up seven hits and a walk with five strikeouts.

“We didn’t take care of the baseball behind him and it’s a credit to him to be able to get seven innings out of him,” manager Kevin Boles said (via MiLB.com). “I’m very impressed on how Wilkerson went after the hitters and kept his composure.”

Wilkerson, 27, is 4-2 with a 2.44 ERA and 1.08 WHIP in nine games (eight starts) with the PawSox since being called up from Portland.

— Left-hander Robby Scott pitched two perfect innings in relief. He is 3-2 with a 3.04 ERA and a 0.87 WHIP in 20 appearances (three starts) this season.

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Saturday’s Red Sox-Angels matchups: Clay Buchholz vs. Hector Santiago 07.02.16 at 11:28 am ET
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Clay Buchholz will get another chance to turn around his disappointing season when he’s handed the ball for Saturday night’s game against the visiting Angels and left-hander Hector Santiago.

Buchholz is 3-8 with a 5.90 ERA and a 1.467 WHIP. He hasn’t pitched terribly since returning to the starting rotation, but in those two starts he put his team in a hole early, allowing five first-inning runs. In his most recent outing last Sunday against the Rangers he gave up three runs in the first inning and five runs overall (four earned) in 5 1/3 innings. He allowed seven hits and a season-high five walks (two in the first inning) while striking out three in Boston’s 6-2 loss.

“There was a stretch where we’ve seen in a number of his starts where he was very good, but there’s an inning inside of it that’s the one you can point to,” manager John Farrell said after the game.

Buchholz has started against the Angels 12 times in his career, posting a record of 6-4 with a 4.83 ERA and 1.441 WHIP. He last faced them twice in 11 days in August of 2014, giving up nine runs in 14 innings as the Sox lost both games.

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Friday Red Sox Farm Report: C Dan Butler sparks PawSox; CF Joseph Monge collects 3 hits, 4 RBIs for Salem 07.01.16 at 11:06 am ET
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Here’s a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Thursday.

TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (42-39): W, 6-4, vs. Columbus (Indians)

— Catcher Dan Butler went 2-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs to lead the PawSox attack. Butler, who smacked a three-run home run in the third inning to put Pawtucket ahead to stay, is hitting .299/.393/.455 in 27 games this season.

“He’s been terrific and he keeps himself ready,” manager Kevin Boles said (via MiLB.com). “He’s done a nice job as far as handling the staff, but the offensive production has definitely ticked up here.”

— Left fielder Aneury Tavarez went 2-for-3 with a walk, his first multi-hit game in Triple-A. Tavarez, 24, has played five games for the PawSox since being called up from Double-A Portland.

— Right fielder Henry Ramos was 0-for-2 but picked up two RBIs on a pair of sacrifice flies.

— Right-hander William Cuevas started but was on a low pitch count as he returned to the Pawtucket rotation after making two relief appearances for Boston last weekend. Cuevas was touched up for two runs on four hits in three innings, although he retired the final four batters he faced, including three via strikeout (he had five strikeouts in all).

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Sunday Red Sox Farm Report: RHP Sean O’Sullivan goes 7 shutout innings for PawSox; Brock Holt 2-for-3 in rehab assignment 06.26.16 at 10:33 am ET
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Here’s a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Saturday.

TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (39-37): W, 7-3 vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)

— Starter Sean O’Sullivan pitched seven shutout innings, allowing just four baserunners on three singles and a double to win for the fourth time in five June starts. Playing in front of a season-high 10,247 fans at McCoy Stadium, the 28-year-old right-hander struck out six and did not walk a batter in improving to 6-2 with a 2.79 ERA and 1.11 WHIP in 11 Triple-A games this season.

“It was really just about getting ahead in the count,” O’Sullivan told MiLB.com. “I tried to use all my pitches and luckily I was able to throw everything for strikes and fortunately they hit some balls hard right at our defense.”

— Right fielder Henry Ramos went 3-for-4 and collected four RBIs, on two run-scoring singles and a deep two-run home run to right field in the sixth.

“From that left side, he’s got some impact to right field,” manager Kevin Boles said of the switch-hitter. “We’ve seen him manage his at-bats, he can drive the ball; he does a lot of things well.”

Ramos, 24, is hitting .323/.338/.516 with two home runs an 10 RBIs in 17 games with the PawSox since being promoted from Double-A Portland.

— Brock Holt, continuing his rehab assignment as he works his way back to Boston following a concussion, played all nine innings in left field. He went 2-for-3 with two walks and two RBIs, and he picked up an outfield assist in the fourth inning.

“I feel better,” Holt said after his fifth game in Triple-A. “It’s just been about getting out there and getting more at-bats.”

Said Boles: “Brock played well and got tested in a lot of different ways. He had some pretty good at-bats, and you can tell it’s a professional AB when he goes up there.”

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Sunday Red Sox Farm Report: RHP Justin Haley impressive in Triple-A debut; Aneury Tavarez 5-for-5, Andrew Benintendi homers in Portland rout 06.19.16 at 10:39 am ET
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Here’s a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Saturday.

TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (35-33): W, 4-1, at Louisville (Reds)

— Right-hander Justin Haley’s Triple-A debut was a good one, as he pitched eight strong innings, allowing just one run on three hits with one walk and seven strikeouts. Haley, called up from Double-A Portland, retired the last 10 batters he faced. The 25-year-old, a sixth-round draft pick of the Sox in 2012, was 5-4 with a 2.20 ERA and 1.11 WHIP in 12 starts for Portland.

— Noe Ramirez picked up his third save in four chances by pitching a perfect ninth inning with one strikeout. The 26-year-old right-hander, who has made 11 appearances with Boston this season, is 1-3 with a 2.25 ERA and 1.38 WHIP in 11 games with the PawSox.

— Chris Marrero broke a 1-1 tie in the sixth inning with his 12th home run of the season — his second in two games. Marrero, who played first base, finished 2-for-4 and now is hitting .289/.342/.506 in 63 games this season.

— Catcher Ali Solis hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning to give the PawSox some insurance. Solis is 3-for-13 in four games with the PawSox since being called up from Double-A, where he was hitting .145/.214/.210 in 20 games.

— The PawSox scored their first run in the second inning as Chris Dominguez walked, advanced to third on a Henry Ramos double and scored on a Rainel Rosario ground out.

— Second baseman Mike Miller went 2-for-4 with a walk. Ramos, playing center field, was 2-for-4 with a run scored.

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