1B,3B - BOS - MiLB
The Red Sox promoted top prospect 1B Triston Casas to Triple-A Worcester.
Casas hit .284 with 13 homers and an .879 OPS in 77 games for Double-A Portland this summer. He also had an impressive showing at the Tokyo Olympics. His baseline stats don't scream "superstar", but it's worth noting that he's one of the most patient hitters in Minor League Baseball. Casas' power is breathtaking. A la Joey Votto, he just chooses to wait for the right opportunities to swing for power. Casas is on track to make his major league debut midway through the 2022 campaign.
Red Sox top prospect 1B Triston Casas has five homers in his past three games for Double-A Portland.
Casas is 7-for-11 with five homers, 11 RBI, five runs, and two walks so far this weekend. The slugging first baseman is mostly known for his elite plate discipline, but this recent outburst is a nice reminder of his prodigious power. Casas will likely debut at some point in 2022, and he's a must-have player in dynasty formats.
Red Sox manager Alex Cora says top prospect 1B Triston Casas isn't in consideration for a major league promotion this season.
"We know the type of player he is…This is part of player development… He’s an important piece of our future," were some of Cora's comments to the media on Wednesday. The lefty slugger is having an impressive showing at the Olympics right now, but he has hit just .271/.354/.424 at Double-A this season. Casas is a top prospect who needs to be rostered in every dynasty league right now, but expectations should be tempered when it comes to his timeline.
Red Sox top prospect 1B Triston Casas launched two homers for Double-A Portland on Wednesday.
Boston's first-round pick from 2018, Casas' homers on Wednesday were his first two of the season. He finished the game 4-for-6 with three runs scored, six RBI and he also doubled. He had been off to a bit of a slow start before this performance, which should serve as a reminder that he's one of the best hitting prospects in the minor leagues. A 2022 arrival is the most likely outcome for him.
Red Sox prospect Triston Casas (medical) is a full-go and expected to make his Grapefruit League debut soon.
Casas was recently sidelined for a non-baseball related medical issue. A slugging first base prospect with a developing hit tool, Casas will likely begin the season in Double-A. He's an exciting prospect stash in dynasty leagues.