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The Salem Red Sox announce their tentative roster for the upcoming year on the eve of Opening Day

April 3, 2019

Eight Red Sox are recognized by Baseball America or MLB Pipeline:RHP Bryan Mata (6th BA, 8th MLB), OF Jarren Duran (12th BA, 10th MLB), RHP Kutter Crawford (22nd BA, 20th MLB), INF Pedro Castellanos (27th BA, 26th MLB), LHP Jhonathan Diaz (depth BA, 30th MLB), RHP Eduard Bazardo (depth BA),

Eight Red Sox are recognized by Baseball America or MLB Pipeline:
RHP Bryan Mata (6th BA, 8th MLB), OF Jarren Duran (12th BA, 10th MLB), RHP Kutter Crawford (22nd BA, 20th MLB), INF Pedro Castellanos (27th BA, 26th MLB), LHP Jhonathan Diaz (depth BA, 30th MLB), RHP Eduard Bazardo (depth BA), RHP Joan Martinez (depth BA), and INF Garrett Benge (depth BA).
This year's roster represents four countries: Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela and the United States.
Two Virginia natives will play for Salem, RHP Devon Fisher (Chesapeake) and OF Kyri Washington (Farmville).
The roster, subject to change prior to first pitch at the discretion of Boston, is as follows:
Pitchers:
 Eduard Bazardo
Jake Cosart
Kutter Crawford
Enmanuel De Jesus
Jhonathan Diaz
Devon Fisher
Daniel Gonzalez
Dominic LoBrutto
Joan Martinez
Bryan Mata
Andrew Politi
Hunter Smith
Jake Thompson
Catchers:
Isaias Lucena
Nick Scirotino
Infielders:
Garrett Benge
Pedro Castellanos
Jerry Downs
Ryan Fitzgerald
Deiner Lopez
Tanner Nishioka
Michael Osinski
Outfielders:
Victor Acosta
Marino Campana
Jarren Duran
Jagger Rusconi
Kyri Washington
The Red Sox will begin the season April 4 against the Wilmington Blue Rocks in Wilmington, Delaware at 6:35 PM EST. Games will be available on MiLB TV, TuneIn Radio, ESPN 1430AM/94.1FM Blacksburg and ESPN 1240AM/93.3FM Roanoke.
The Salem Red Sox are the Advanced-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox and call Haley Toyota Field in Salem, Virginia home. The team was founded in 1968 and purchased by Fenway Sports Management in December of 2007. For more information on the Salem Red Sox, please visit SalemSox.com or contact Melanie Newman at [email protected]