Red Sox option infielder Jeter Downs to Triple-A Worcester

June 23rd, 2022

BOSTON, MA – Following last night’s game against the Detroit Tigers, the Boston Red Sox optioned infielder Jeter Downs to Triple-A Worcester.

Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.

Downs, 23, made his Major League debut for the Red Sox last night, starting at third base and going 0-for-4. Ranked by Baseball America as the Red Sox’ No. 7 prospect, the right-handed batter has 11 home runs, 21 RBI, 25 walks, and 11 steals in 53 games for Worcester this season. Downs has hit .240 (392-for-1,633) with 68 home runs and 222 RBI in 441 minor league games in the Cincinnati Reds (2017-18), Los Angeles Dodgers (2019), and Red Sox (2021-22) systems.