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The Road to The Show™: Triston Casas

No. 2 Red Sox prospect becomes of Minors' most powerful sluggers
January 18, 2021

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Boston Red Sox infielder Triston Casas. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

State of the System: Boston Red Sox

Infield remains strength, needed pitching help on way to Fenway
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October 21, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year, MiLB.com's new State of the System series evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021. It has not been an ideal 2020

Toolshed dream lineup: The 20-year-olds

Kelenic, Patiño lead strong class of those playing at 20 in '20
March 31, 2020

There may be no Minor League Baseball games yet, but that's not going to stop us from dreaming about lineups.In the coming weeks, Toolshed will craft the best possible prospect lineups, sorted by age. The opening edition focused on teenagers. This time, we turn our attention to prospects entering their age-20

Farm system rankings: Position players, 30-21

Witt leads next-gen Royals; Tigers' Greene striving for more
February 10, 2020

With the 2020 season rapidly approaching, MiLB.com looks at the state of all 30 farm systems and ranks them in several different ways. This first installment, broken into three parts, focuses on position players and considers the quality and quantity of top talent currently in each system. So, without further

Casas, Duran carry Red Sox All-Stars

First baseman, outfielder find success in first full seasons
October 14, 2019

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.It was no secret that the Red Sox farm system was expected to enter a down

Four Salem alum earn Boston yearly honors

Casas, Duran, Fitzgerald, Ward recognized at Fenway
September 19, 2019

BOSTON, Massachusetts (September 19, 2019) - Four Salem Red Sox players were honored at Fenway Park Thursday afternoon by the Boston Red Sox for Boston's yearly Minor League awards.Triston Casas earned Boston's Offensive Player of the Year. The 2018 first round draft pick crushed the South Atlantic League, batting .254

Salem overpowers Wilmington 5-2

Esplin blasts two jacks in debut
September 5, 2019

SALEM, Virginia (September 5, 2019) - Tyler Esplin destroyed two home runs in his first Carolina League postseason appearance to send the Salem Red Sox to a 5-2 win over the Wilmington Blue Rocks in Game One of the Carolina League North Division Championship Thursday night at Haley Toyota Field.How

Esplin's power backs Ward's gem for Salem

Red Sox outfielder homers twice while hurler strikes out seven
September 5, 2019

Tyler Esplin had only a small cup of coffee with Class A Advanced Salem during the regular season, but he came through in a big way in the playoffs on Thursday. The Red Sox outfielder homered twice and drove in three runs to back eighth-rankedThad Ward's six-inning outing as Salem rolled to

Red Sox sweep Mudcats with 3-1 win

Casas homers in second Carolina League game
September 2, 2019

SALEM, Virginia (September 2, 2019) - Triston Casas broke open the stalemate between the Salem Red Sox and Carolina Mudcats with a 437-foot home run to launch Salem to a 3-1 win and series sweep Monday afternoon at Haley Toyota Field.How it Happened * Victor Acosta and Devlin Granberg knocked

Vavra, Corry lead 2019 Sally All-Stars

Asheville shortstop, Augusta lefty honored for Class A efforts
August 27, 2019

Class A represents an important first step in full-season ball for most Minor Leaguers, and several South Atlantic League prospects are wrapping up that important portion of their journey with some hardware.Asheville shortstop Terrin Vavra and Augusta left-hander Seth Corry were named MVP and Most Outstanding Pitcher as part of

Drive's Haworth hurls another one-hit gem

Red Sox right-hander extends scoreless streak to 13 innings
August 24, 2019

Hunter Haworth has bounced between the bullpen and the starting rotation for Class A Greenville this season. In his last two starts, he's been virtually unhittable.The Red Sox prospect pitched to contact on Saturday, allowing one hit over seven innings to extend his scoreless streak to 13 frames, as the

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 15

Mets' Mauricio reaches four times; D-backs' Ellis homers twice
June 16, 2019

Mets SS Ronny Mauricio, Class A Columbia: 3-for-4, 2B, 3B, BB, 2 R -- It was the second three-hit game of the month for the Mets' No. 2 prospect, who is continuing to impress as an 18-year-old in the South Atlantic League. He also scored both runs in the Fireflies'

Drive's Casas homers in first four-hit game

Top Red Sox prospect collects four RBIs and eight total bases
June 10, 2019

On a night when he struck out in his first at-bat, Triston Casas stuck to his routine and it paid dividends.Boston's top-ranked prospect was 4-for-5, including a two-run homer, with four RBIs and two runs scored as Class A Greenville topped Kannapolis, 9-2, on Monday at Fluor Field. He finished

Rodriguez, Casas headline SAL All-Stars

Northern, Southern Divisions square off in Charleston on June 18
June 4, 2019

Good luck waiting patiently for some of the matchups bound to take place in the South Atlantic League All-Star Game.Top Red Sox prospect/Class A Greenville first baseman Triston Casas will lead a loaded Southern Division lineup against a dominant Northern Division pitching staff featuring fourth-ranked Orioles prospect/Delmarva right-hander Grayson Rodriguez,

Three Drive Players Tabbed for South Atlantic League All-Star Game

Ward, Casas and Granberg to represent the Drive
June 4, 2019

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Three Greenville Drive players were selected to represent the organization at the 60th annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game on June 18th in Charleston, West Virginia.The Southern Division team will feature Drive right-handed pitcher Thad Ward and infielders Triston Casas and Devlin Granberg. Casas and Granberg will

Drive's Casas homers in third straight

Top Red Sox prospect blasts 10th big fly of first full season
May 30, 2019

Triston Casas once led the United States 18-and-under team in homers at age 16. And again at 17. He became the 26th pick in last summer's Draft and made his Minors debut at 18."But to come out here on a consistent basis and try to put up good numbers and

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 9

O's Hall racks up the K's; Mariners' Kelenic enjoys double dip
May 10, 2019

Orioles LHP DL Hall, Class A Advanced Frederick: 4 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 8 K -- After struggling to a 5.40 ERA through his first four starts, Baltimore's No. 3 prospect came out of the bullpen to stifle any hope of a Potomac rally. Hall recorded eight of

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 6

Rainiers' Crawford drives in six, New Orleans' Hernandez K's 10
May 7, 2019

Mariners OF J.P. Crawford, Triple-A Tacoma: 4-for-5, 1 HR, 6 RBIs, 1 R -- Crawford homered and drove in a career-high six RBIs as the Rainiers downed Albuquerque, 12-8. The 16th overall pick in the 2013 Draft is now batting .321/.425/.464 with three home runs, seven doubles, 15 RBIs, 20

Red Sox Prospect Primer: Power up top

Dalbec, Chavis set to slug in upper levels for reigning champs
March 20, 2019

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2019 season approaching, MiLB.com takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Loudest tool: Bobby Dalbec, 3BAfter

Red Sox pick Casas has thumb surgery

26th overall pick expected to miss remainder of regular season
June 29, 2018

Triston Casas' first Minor League season lasted all of two games.The 2018 No. 26 overall pick had surgery on the ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb Thursday and will miss the remainder of the 2018 regular season, the Red Sox announced Friday. Casas is expected to be healthy and