Made his ML debut, appearing in 33 games over 3 stints with the Red Sox...Went 20-for-76 (.263) with 13 runs scored, 6 2B, 1 RBI, and 1 SB...Made 17 ML starts at 1B and 2 at DH...Converted all but 1 of his 119 total chances at 1B (.992 fielding %). In 48 PA vs. LHP in the majors, hit .381 (16-for-42, 5 2B) with a .458 OBP and a .500 SLG. In 29 PA leading off an inning with BOS, posted a .346/.414/.462 batting line (9-for-26, 3 2B, 3 BB). Also played 82 games for Triple-A Pawtucket...Made 58 starts at 1B, committing just 2 errors in 501 chances for a .996 fielding percentage. Slugged .508 (6 2B, 3 HR) in 63 AB vs. Triple-A LHP. Reached base 4 times on Opening Day on 4/7 at Lehigh Valley, doubling twice and walking twice. In 21 games from 4/22-5/18, hit .370 (30-for-81) with a .969 OPS and 11 multi-hit efforts. Over a 4-game series from 5/15-18 at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, went 11-for-19 (.579) with 6 runs, 2 2B, 2 HR, and 7 RBI...On 5/18, recorded a season-high 5 hits. Selected to the ML roster on 5/23...Over his 1st stint with BOS, went 8-for-17 (.471) with 2 2B, 2 BB, and 6 runs scored in 6 games. Became the 3rd Red Sox player since 1913 to score 6+ runs in their first 5 ML games, joining Sam Horn (7 in 1987) and Dave Stapleton (6 in 1980). Made his ML debut on 5/24 vs. TEX, starting at 1B...Recorded his 1st ML hit off Martin Perez in the 5th inning and finished the day 2-for-4 with a run scored...Became the 1st Sox hitter to record 2 hits in his ML debut since Will Middlebrooks on 5/2/12 vs. OAK, and the first Sox 1B to do so since Hal Janvrin on 7/9/1911 at STL (source: Elias). On 5/30 at CWS, went 3-for-4 with 3 runs, his first 2 career 2B, and his first SB...Since 1980, the only other Sox hitter with 3 runs in a single game within his first 4 career games was Morgan Burkhart (6/29/00 vs. BAL). Optioned to Pawtucket on 6/9 and played 11 games before being recalled again on 6/20. Started at 1B on 6/20 at KC and drove in the winning run, his first career RBI, on a double in the 4th. Went 1-for-2 with 2 BB in Game 1 of a 7/16 doubleheader vs. NYY...Optioned to Pawtucket the following day. Played in 38 more Triple-A games before his final ML recall...In his final minor league game on 8/30 at Buffalo, gave Pawtucket a lead with a solo HR in the 6th and added 2 RBI on a 12th-inning single in an eventual 4-2 win. Recalled by BOS on 9/1 and hit safely in 3 of his first 4 AB from 9/3-4.
Played in 47 games for Triple-A Pawtucket (34 at 1B, 13 at DH) before suffering a season-ending knee injury on 5/29...Following the season, ranked by Baseball America as the Red Sox' No. 6 prospect. Earned his 1st invitation to Major League Spring Training camp as a non-roster player and led the Red Sox with 13 RBI in 18 Grapefruit League games, hitting .469 (15-for-32) with 2 2B, 2 HR, and 4 runs scored. Hit .272 (47-for-173) and ranked among PawSox leaders with 6 HR (4th) and 29 RBI (T-5th). Was 17-for-44 (.386) with RISP (5 2B, 4 HR, 25 RBI). Was named Red Sox Minor League Base Runner of the Month in April...Hit .289 (24-for-83) with 12 R, 6 2B, 2 HR, and 14 RBI during the month. Recorded 4 straight multi-hit games from 4/17-20, batting .588 (10-for-17) with 5 runs, 2 2B, and 5 RBI. Recorded his only career multi-HR game on 5/15 vs. Gwinnett, driving in a career-high 5 R (2-for-3, 2 BB, 3 R). Removed from the game on 5/29 vs. Indianapolis after injuring his left knee in a rundown play...Diagnosed on 5/30 with a torn left anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and missed the remainder of the season. At the time of his injury, his 29 RBI were the 7th-most in the International League...Of the 16 contests in which he collected an RBI, 8 were multi-RBI games.