Boston Red Sox

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Brayan Bello #66 of the Boston Red Sox pitches in the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park on July 6, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • Red Sox pitching prospect Brayan Bello will start for the team on Wednesday against the Toronto Blue Jays, manager Alex Cora told reporters Tuesday night. It will be Bello’s first major league appearance since suffering a groin injury back on Aug. 4. Bello is still technically on the IL, so the team will need to make a corresponding move before game time to get him on the roster.

    Bello is listed as the team’s top pitching prospect by The 23 year old made his Major League debut earlier this season, on July 6. He ended up making three starts, and then was moved to the bullpen at the end of July. He suffered his injury during his second relief appearance.

  • Brayan Bello Major League game log

    Date Tm Opp Rslt Dec IP H R ER BB SO ERA
    Jul 6 BOS TBR L,1-7 L(0-1) 4.0 6 4 4 3 2 9.00
    Jul 11 BOS @ TBR L,5-10 4.0 7 5 5 3 5 10.13
    Jul 24 BOS TOR L,4-8 L(0-2) 4.0 9 5 5 2 2 10.50
    Jul 29 BOS MIL L,1-4 L(0-3) 4.1 4 2 2 3 4 8.82
    Aug Tm Opp Rslt Dec IP H R ER BB SO ERA
    Aug 3 BOS @ HOU L,1-6 0.2 2 0 0 0 2 8.47
    Totals 0-5 W-L:0-3 17.0 28 16 16 11 15 8.47
    Provided by View Original Table
    Generated 8/24/2022.
  • After sitting out for 10 days, Bello made two rehab appearances, one with Double-A Portland and another with Triple-A Worcester. He threw a combined eight innings in those two outings, allowing six hits and two runs while striking out 11 hitters.

    Wednesday’s pitching matchup will put Bello up against Blue Jays righty Jose Berrios on Wednesday. Berrios is 9-5 with a 5.39 ERA this season.

    With Bello slotted in for Wednesday, the Red Sox now have their next three starts scheduled. Kutter Crawford will get the series finale against the Jays on Thursday, with Michael Wacha pitching the series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday.

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