Full name is Triston Casas (pronounced KOSS-iss)...Graduated from American Heritage High School (Plantation, FL)...Played 29 games as a senior in 2018, batting .385 (30-for-78) with a .545 OBP, .884 SLG, 7 HR and 35 RBI... Ranked by Baseball America as the No. 25 prospect in the 2018 MLB Draft...Was a three-time gold medalist with USA Baseball prior to his pro career...Honored as the 2017 Richard W. “Dick” Case Award recipient by USA Baseball in 2017, presented annually to the program’s top player...Led the U-18 national team to its 4th consecutive world championship title in 2017, earning tournament MVP honors with three HR and 13 RBI, both leading the tournament field...Triston won a Silver Medal with Team USA at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. He was named to the All-Olympic Team at first base after leading the field in HR (3) and RBI (8) during his six games played.
Spent most of the season with Double-A Portland (77 G) and played nine games for Triple-A Worcester, his first experience at each level...Started 80 games at 1B and six at DH...Also played for Team USA in the WBSC Americas Olympic Baseball Qualifier and 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, earning a spot on the All-Olympic Team after helping USA win a Silver Medal (see box on right)...Led Double-A Northeast in OBP (.395) and ranked among leaders in AVG (8th, .284), OPS (7th, .879), and BB (8th, 49)...Ranked among Red Sox minor leaguers in RBI (9th, 59), OBP (7th), OPS (5th), BB (3rd) and runs (10th, 63)...Named Double-A Northeast Player of the Week for 8/30-9/5 and to the MLB Pipeline Prospect Team of the Week for 5/10-16 and 8/30-9/5...Posted the Sea Dogs’ two longest on-base streaks of 2021...Reached safely in 27 consecutive games from 5/9-6/24 (.400 OBP, 30 H, 17 BB) and in 16 consecutive games from 8/27-9/19 (.507 OBP, 19 H, 18 BB)...Homered twice in three games, all with Portland (5/12 at Hartford, 9/3 at New Hampshire, 9/4 at New Hampshire)...Began the season with Portland and hit .328 with a .952 OPS in 17 games before joining Team USA for the WBSC Americas Olympic Baseball Qualifier...Went 4-for-6 with two HR, a double and a career-high 6 RBI on 5/12 at Hartford...Placed on the inactive list on 5/24 and joined Team USA in Florida...Helped the team qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, starting each game at 1B and going 6-for-15 (.400) with two 2B, two BB and three RBI...Reinstated on 6/7 and played in 30 games with Portland from 6/8-7/15...Homered in back-to-back games at Reading on 7/13 and 7/14...Placed on the inactive list on 7/16 to join Team USA in Tokyo...Played in all six games for Team USA and was named to the All-Olympic Team after leading all players in HR (3) and RBI (8)...Went 5-for-23 (.217) with three BB...Helped USA earn a Silver Medal with a 4-2 record...Reinstated from the inactive list on 8/10...In 30 games after returning from Team USA, spanning 8/11 through the end of the season, hit .304 with a 1.032 OPS (31-for.102, 23 R, 7 2B, 7 HR, 22 RBI, 26 BB, 22 SO)...Homered in three consecutive games from 9/3-4, totaling five HR and 11 RBI in 13 plate appearances...Promoted to Worcester on 9/22 and spent the rest of the season with the WooSox...In nine games, hit .242 with an .866 OPS (8-for-33, 6 R, 3 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 8 BB, 8 SO)...Hit a two-run HR in his second plate appearance during his Triple-A debut on 9/22 vs. Rochester (3rd inning)...Following the season, was named an Arizona Fall League Rising Star with Scottsdale...In 21 games, hit .372 (29-for-78) with a .982 OPS, six 2B, one HR, and 11 RBI...In a poll of scouts conducted by The Athletic, ranked as the No. 2 prospect in the Arizona Fall League.
Ranked by Baseball America as the Red Sox’ No. 1 prospect for the 2nd consecutive year...Was added to the Red Sox’ 60-man Club Player Pool on 8/20/20 and spent the remainder of the season at the Alternate Training Site.
In 2019, named Red Sox Minor League Offensive Player of the Year...Also tabbed Minor League Player of the Year by the Boston Baseball Writers...Named a 2019 South Atlantic League mid-season and year-end All-Star in his 1st full season...Hit .256 (110- for-429) with 26 2B, 5 3B, 20 HR, 81 RBI, and 66 runs scored between Single-A Greenville and High-A Salem...In 2019, became the 1st Red Sox minor leaguer with 20+ HR in a season--all before turning 20 years old-- since Xander Bogaerts in 2012.