Sean Edward Coyle. Signed by Chris Calciano (Red Sox). Hit .562 with 55 RBI and a school-record 13 HR as a senior at Germantown (PA) Academy in 2010...Was successful in all 22 SB attempts. Hit .296 in 8 games for USA Baseball's 18-and-under team during the squad's gold-medal run at the Pan American Games in 2009. His brother, Tommy Coyle, was selected by Tampa Bay in the 16th round of the 2012 June Draft.
Limited to 39 games with Triple-A Pawtucket due to 2 stints on the DL. Saw most of his time at 2B (28 games) and 3B (10 games). Also played 4 games in the OF, his 1st pro action out of the infield...Had 3 starts in the OF (2 in LF, 1 in CF). His 1st Triple-A hit was a 2-run HR on 4/10 at Lehigh Valley against PHI's Chad Billingsley (on rehab). Went deep in each of his first 2 games at McCoy Stadium on 4/16 and 4/17 vs. Rochester. Began the year hitting .159 (11-for-69) prior to a DL stint from 5/14-6/7 due to left elbow inflammation... Reinstated on 6/8. Drew a walk-off walk in the 11th inning on 6/28 vs. Gwinnett. Returned to the DL on 7/7 (retro to 7/4) with a lower back strain and missed the remainder of the season. Hit .280 (14-for-50) with 5 2B, HR, and 9 RBI in 13 rehab games between the Rookie-level GCL Red Sox (10 games) and Short-A Lowell (3 games).
Named an Eastern League mid-season All-Star with Portland in his Double-A debut...Had the 3rd-most HR among BOS farmhands (16) in only 96 games...Ranked 5th among full-season Red Sox minor leaguers in AVG (.295)...Placed among EL qualifiers in AVG (8th), SLG (4th, .512), and HR rate (8th, 21.0 AB/HR)...Led the Sea Dogs in runs, HR, RBI, and total bases (172)...Hit .336 (73-for-217) before the All-Star break...Was the EL leader in SLG (.585) and OPS (.997) in the 1st half (min. 200 AB)...Hit .328 (38-for-116) against left-handed pitching...Stole 13 bases and was caught just once...Saw 18 games at 3B, his 1st defensive action at any position other than 2B...Started a 5-4-3 triple play on 4/21 at Binghamton, the 1st ever triple play turned in Sea Dogs history...Missed time on the DL from 5/2 (retro to 4/30) until 5/22 with a right index finger contusion...Went on the DL again on 8/9 (retro to 8/8) with a right ankle sprain and was activated 8/20...Had 2 double-digit hit streaks, a season-high 12-game run from 4/21-5/31 (.477, 21-for-44) and a 10-gamer from 6/23-7/28 (.419, 13-for-31)...His 1st Double-A hit was a HR on 4/4 at Reading...Named EL Player of the Month for June, after hitting .348 (32-for-92), 6 HR, 22 RBI and tying for the league lead in total bases (tied, 60) and XBH (tied, 15)...Reached safely in 28 consecutive games from 6/6-7/6 (.362, 34-for-94, 6 2B, 3B, 8 HR, 30 RBI, 16 BB, .452 OBP)...Selected as EL Player of the Week for 6/23-29 (.524, 11-for-21, 2 2B, 3B, 2 HR, 12 RBI, 7 R, 7 BB, 2 SB in 6 G)...Started at 2B as the leadoff hitter for the East Team in the EL All-Star Game on 7/16 in Altoona, PA (1-for-3, SB)...Selected to participate in the MLB All-Star Futures Game on 7/13 at Target Field in MN...Started at 2B for the U.S. Futures and went 0-for-2...Homered twice in 4 playoff games for Portland (.286, 4-for-14, 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R)...Following the season, played 19 games for Surprise in the Arizona Fall League (.209, 14-for-67, 4 2B, 3B, HR, 7 RBI, 7 BB)...Added to Boston's 40-man roster on 11/20.
Ranked T-3rd in the Red Sox system with 16 HR despite being limited to 60 games, mostly at High-A Salem (48 G)...Including 6 games for Single-A Greenville and a 6-game rehab stint in the Gulf Coast League, combined to hit .242 (58-for-240) with 12 2B, 16 HR, 35 RBI, and 12 SB...Spent time on the DL from 6/4-8/5 with right hamstring tendinitis...Hit .417 (5-for-12) with 3 2B, 3B, and 7 RBI in postseason play to help the Salem Sox to the Mills Cup Championship...Named MVP of the Mills Cup Finals.