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First Red Sox hit for Jeter ... Downs, in the books

February 21, 2020

In Derek Jeter's final at-bat, which was at Fenway Park, he recorded an infield single. In his very first at-bat on Friday, Red Sox prospect Jeter Downs also delivered an infield single. MLB Pipeline's No. 44-ranked prospect got his first hit with the club off Northeastern University right-hander Cam Schlitter

In Derek Jeter's final at-bat, which was at Fenway Park, he recorded an infield single. In his very first at-bat on Friday, Red Sox prospect Jeter Downs also delivered an infield single.

MLB Pipeline's No. 44-ranked prospect got his first hit with the club off Northeastern University right-hander Cam Schlitter in the first inning.

Born on July 27, 1998, in Colombia, Downs got his name from his father, Jerry Sr.