FantasySP / MLB / Rafael Devers FantasySP / MLB / Rafael Devers Copyright 2018 5161172 <![CDATA[Cora: Playing deep may help Devers' defense]]> Rafael Devers, in his first full season with the Red Sox, defense is one of those areas of improvement.]]> 5161172 Mon, 12 Mar 2018 19:28:01 EDT Official Boston Redsox <![CDATA[Take two: What’s in store for Rafael Devers this year?]]> Rafael Devers, became the first under-21 player to hit eight homers in his first 20 games. His 28 hits were the most by a Red Sox player in their first 20 games since Johnny Pesky in 1942. After hitting .284 with an .819 OPS in 2017, what’s in store for Devers this year?Well, here’s a look at the last five 21-or-under players to hit at least .280 with an .800 OPS (min. 200 PA) in their first season, and how they fared the following year:FRANCISCO LINDOR — 2015 INDIANS•   Age: 21 ]]> 5159765 Sun, 11 Mar 2018 9:49:01 EDT Boston Herald <![CDATA[Mastrodonato: Red Sox phenom Rafael Devers will come out swinging]]> Alex Cora has marveled at how someone can have such gigantic plate coverage at just 21 years old.Teammates who have seen the kid play since he first arrived last summer are astonished at his maturity and growth in such a short period of time.David Ortiz has called him an “MVP-caliber” player who put up terrific numbers without being “into the mechanical side of the game yet.”There’s no shortage of hype for Rafael Devers’ second season. ]]> 5159688 Sun, 11 Mar 2018 3:21:01 EDT Boston Herald <![CDATA[All signs pointing to big season for Devers]]> Rafael Devers wouldn't have been wrong to expect a waste pitch aimed at trying to get him to chase. But Devers, at just 21 years old, is training himself to be ready for anything -- provided it is in the strike zone.]]> 5155854 Tue, 06 Mar 2018 18:00:02 EDT <![CDATA[Rafael Devers went 2-for-3 and homered as the Red Sox crushed]]> Rafael Devers went 2-for-3 and homered as the Red Sox crushed the Rays 9-1 on Tuesday. Devers is 8-for-20 with two homers and two doubles through seven games. [...]]]> 5155727 Tue, 06 Mar 2018 16:21:17 EDT