Boston's top pitching prospect, Allen Webster, will be recalled from Triple A Pawtucket to make a spot start on Saturday in place of the injured Clay Buchholz. Webster has made three starts for the Red Sox this season posting a 0-1 record with a horrendous 11.74 ERA. Two out of those three starts the youngster had a hard time finding the plate and as of late in the minors he's had the same issues. In four starts last month Webster walked 14 yes 14 batters and hit four other batters. At least his last two outings have been better only walking two and pitching six scoreless innings last weekend.
This start is a big shot at redemption for the hard throwing righty as he will look to right his wrongs he's had in the majors so far. Boston chose Webster over Rubby De La Rosa in this spot start showing their confidence in him an his improvements.
"He's worked deeper into games. He's been a little bit more efficient," manager John Farrell said. "The stuff ha...