Played in 74 games (66 starts) over 4 stints with BOS and named Red Sox Comeback Player of the Year by the Boston Baseball Writers...Led the PawSox in AVG (.305), HR (9), 2B (18), OBP (.382), and SLG (.472) and named an International League All-Star. Hit .121 (7-for-58) with 1 HR in his first 24 ML games from 5/10-8/8, but had a .294 AVG/.366 OBP/.613 SLG/.980 OPS line in his final 50 games in the majors (48-for-163, 17 2B, 4 3B, 9 HR, 39 RBI, 37 R). Recorded 4 assists and was part of 2 double plays as an OF...Combined to post a .994 fielding percentage (1 E/164 TC) while splitting time in RF (32 G, 28 GS), CF (27 G, 25 GS), and LF (17 G, 13 GS). Red Sox pitchers posted a 3.94 ERA (261 ER/596.1 IP) in his 66 starts compared to a 4.57 ERA (433 ER/852.0 IP) in 96 games he did not start. Posted a .306/.390/.528 line vs. LHP...His .528 SLG against lefties ranked 5th in the majors and 2nd in the AL among left-handed batters (min. 75 PA)...Hit 8 of his 10 HR against RHP. Hit .320 (33-for-103) at Fenway Park...Among 166 AL players with at least 100 AB at home, ranked 3rd in SLG (.621) and 4th in OPS (1.013). Hit .326 (29-for-89) in day games...His .663 SLG in day games ranked 3rd in the majors (min. 75 AB), trailing only WSH's Bryce Harper (.705) and TOR's Jose Bautista (.667). Hit .309 (17-for-55) with RISP...Was 4-for-4 with 2 3B, 3B, and 9 RBI with the bases loaded. Recalled by Pawtucket for the 1st time on 4/28 but did not appear in that night's game vs. TOR...Optioned back to Pawtucket following the game...Made his 2nd and 3rd ML stints of the season from 5/10-22 and 6/25-7/3. Went 2-for-4 on 6/25 vs. BAL, snapping an 0-for-30 skid dating back to 2014 (started 0-for-12 in 2015)... Recorded an inning-ending DP in the 9th, throwing out David Lough at home. Recalled for a 4th and final time on 7/29 and started 57 of the Sox' remaining 61 games (CF-24, RF-20, LF-13). Hit .446 with a .489 OBP, .952 SLG, and 1.441 OPS during a 25-game stretch from 8/9-9/7, with 24 of his 37 hits in that span going for extra bases (37-for-83, 32 RBI, 29 R, 13 2B, 4 3B, 7 HR, 7 BB)...During that time, led the majors in AVG, SLG, OPS, XBH, R, and 2B, also ranking 2nd in OBP, RBI, and triples. Went 2-for-3, HR, 3B, BB, 5 RBI on 8/9 at DET...Was the 1st Red Sox No. 9 hitter with as many as 5 RBI in a game since Trot Nixon on 7/24/99 at DET (5)...Was the youngest Red Sox CF with a 5+ RBI game since Ellis Burks had 5 on 8/27/90 at CLE (both 25 years old). Recorded 7 XBH (5 2B, 2 HR) during a 3-game series vs. SEA from 8/14-16, most by any Red Sox in a single series since Dwight Evans had 7 XBH from 8/12-14/88 vs. DET (4 2B, 3B, 2 HR). Set a Red Sox franchise record and tied the MLB record (11th time) with 5 XBH on 8/15 vs. SEA (5-for-6, 5 R, 3 2B, 2 HR, 7 RBI)...At 25 years and 118 days old, was the youngest major leaguer ever with 5 XBH in a game...The only other player 25 or younger with 5 XBH in a game was Larry Twitchell (25 years, 178 days), who accomplished the feat exactly 126 years prior on 8/15/1889 (Source: Elias)...Was just the 3rd player in 100 years with at least 5 XBH, 5 R, and 7 RBI in a game, along with Shawn Green for the Dodgers (5/23/02 at MIL) and Joe Adcock for the Braves (7/31/54 at BRO). On 8/23 vs. KC, broke a scoreless tie with an RBI double in the 2nd inning, gave the Sox a 5-4 lead with an RBI 2B in the 7th, and led off the bottom of the 9th with a single...Also threw out Omar Infante at the plate in the 9th. Had 11 consecutive hits go for extra bases from 8/14-23. Recorded a career-best 8-game hit streak from 8/30-9/7 (.577, 15-for-26, 6 2B, 3B, 2 HR, 11 RBI, 12 R, 2 BB)...Had at least 1 hit and scored at least 1 run in each of those 8 games, the longest streak by a Red Sox since Jacoby Ellsbury's 10-gamer from 5/27-6/12/13. On 9/7 vs. TOR, went 4-for-4, 2B, HR, 4 RBI...Recorded at least 4 hits and 4 RBI for the 2nd time in 23 days (also 8/15 vs. SEA), the shortest span by a Red Sox since Manny Ramirez in 2002. Hit .138 (11-for-80) with 4 2B and 2 HR in his final 25 games beginning 9/8...In the Sox' 7-6 win at TOR on 9/19, snapped an 0-for-21 slide with a game-tying RBI double in the 7th inning and hit a game-tying, 2-run HR in the 9th. Hit 9 HR in his final 50 games of the season after homering 5 times in his 1st 188 ML games. Started in LF for the International League in the 2015 Triple-A All-Star Game (0-for-3, R, BB, HBP)...Was the leading vote-getter in fan balloting. Batted .305/.382/.472 in 71 games with Triple-A Pawtucket (86-for-282, 38 R, 18 2B, 3B, 9 HR, 29 RBI, 30 BB)...At the time of his final promotion, ranked 6th in the IL in AVG, 3rd in OBP, 5th in SLG, and 3rd in OPS (.853)...Started 69 games (67 in CF, 2 in RF) for the PawSox. Recorded 2 multi-HR games in a span of 4 days with the PawSox (7/17 at Durham, 7/20 at Norfolk)...Had multiple hits in 6 consecutive games from 4/27-5/7 (13-for-26, 3 2B, HR).
Spent the majority of the season with the Red Sox, leading the club with 125 appearances as an OF...Named a finalist for the AL Rawlings Gold Glove Award at CF...Committed 1 error all season for a .997 fielding percentage (318 chances), 4th among AL outfield qualifiers...His 113 games as a CF ranked 8th in the AL, while his .997 fielding percentage in CF (307 chances) ranked 3rd among all CF qualifiers...His 13 OF assists tied for 3rd in MLB, most by a Red Sox since Jason Bay in 2009 (15)...All 13 came as a CF, the 2nd-most assists by a Red Sox rookie CF in the past 100 years (Ellis Burks, 15 in 1987)...Was involved in 8 double plays, 5 more than any other OF in MLB...It marked the most double plays in MLB by a rookie OF since WSH's Del Unser had 10 in 1968, and T-2nd most by a Red Sox rookie OF in club history (Duffy Lewis, 9 in 1910)...Was the 1st ML OF to have as many as 8 double plays since WSH's Alfonso Soriano in 2006 (9), and 1st Red Sox since Dwight Evans in 1975 (8)...Ranked among AL rookie leaders in runs (T-8th, 45), hits (10th, 76), 2B (6th, 19), SB (5th, 8), and BB (7th, 31)...His 22 XBH were split between left-handed pitchers (134 AB, 9 2B, 3B, HR) and righties (250 AB, 10 2B, 3B)...Was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket on 3/28, but was recalled on 3/31 prior to the season opener at BAL when Shane Victorino went on the DL..Had 9 XBH (8 2B, 3B) in March/April, most by a Red Sox rookie before May since Shea Hillenbrand had 12 in 2001...Drove in the go-ahead and game-winning runs with a 2-run double in the top of the 14th inning on 4/16 at CWS.....Marked his 1st career go-ahead RBI in the 6th inning or later...Clubbed his only HR of the season on 5/31 vs. TB off Cesar Ramos, the 1st of his career against a southpaw...Reached base in a career-high 7 straight games from 6/7-15 (.407 OBP)...Hit in 12 of 14 games from 6/29-7/21 (.375, 18-for-48, 4 2B, 4 RBI, 5 BB, 11 R)...Broke up Jose Quintana's no-hit bid with an RBI single in the 6th inning on 7/10 vs. CWS...Optioned to Pawtucket on 8/18 and played 16 games for the PawSox, including 2 in the playoffs (.211, 16-for-76, 2B, HR, 5 RBI, 3 BB, 7 R)...Recalled by the Red Sox on 9/5 and appeared in 15 games (9 starts) over the duration of the season.
Split the season between Boston and Triple-A Pawtucket after never before playing above Double-A. Reached in 19 of his 32 ML games with a PA over 4 stints with the Red Sox, including 9 of 13 contests with a PA in his final stint with the club beginning 9/7. Appeared in 37 games overall (26 starts) with the Sox, including 14 in LF (10 GS), 19 in CF (16 GS), 2 in RF, and 2 as a PH...Each of last 16 ML starts beginning 5/31 came in CF, including 10 of the club's 19 games after final recall on 9/7. Broke spring training with the big league club...Was just the 2nd Red Sox farmhand since 1981 to make the Opening Day roster without Triple-A experience (also Shea Hillenbrand in 2001)...Other notable Red Sox to do it over the last 50 years include Bruce Hurst (1980), Bob Stanley (1977), and Billy Conigliaro (1964). Made ML debut with a start in LF on Opening Day, 4/1 at NYY...At 22 years old, was the youngest Red Sox OF to start on Opening Day since a 21-year-old Dwight Evans in 1973 (RF) and the club's youngest Opening Day LF since Carl Yastrzemski's 1st 2 seasons in 1961 (21) and 1962 (22). Became the 1st Red Sox to debut on Opening Day against the Yankees since Tony Conigliaro in 1964...Also the 1st Red Sox to make his ML debut with an Opening Day start since Shea Hillenbrand in 2001. Went 0-for-2 with 3 walks, an RBI, and 2 runs scored in his debut...With a 2nd-inning walk off CC Sabathia, became the 1st Red Sox to reach base safely in his 1st ML PA while debuting on Opening Day since Joe Lahoud in 1968...Since RBI became an official stat in 1920, was the 1st player with at least 3 walks, a run, and an RBI in his ML debut...Was the 1st ML player with 3 walks in his debut since MIN's Danny Ardoin on 8/2/00, the 1st Red Sox to do it since Lahoud on 4/10/68. Had 2 runs and an RBI in each of 1st 2 ML games, the 2nd player to do that in 25 years starting in 1989 (Eric Hinske, 2002)…Since 1920, the only other Red Sox to do it was Sam Horn in 1987. Optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket on 4/18 when David Ortiz came off the DL. Played in BOS' first 7 games after 5/29 recall and was optioned back to the PawSox on 6/8...Appeared in 4 games (1 start) during 3rd ML stint from 7/9-13. Snapped an 0-for-21 drought with a 9th-inning single on 5/30 at PHI. Went 3-for-5 with 2 doubles on 6/1 at NYY for his 1st ML multi-hit game. Hit 1st ML homer (off Justin Grimm) and set a career-high with 3 RBI on 6/4 vs. TEX. Scored the game-winning run in the top of the 10th inning on 7/11 at SEA...Pinch-ran for Ryan Lavarnway at 1st base and scored from 2nd on Daniel Nava's 2-out single. Went 6-for-16 (.375) over his last 7 games of the season beginning 9/19. Hit a game-winning, 3-run home run in the 2nd inning on 9/22 vs. TOR. Played 80 games for Pawtucket, his 1st Triple-A experience…Named the No. 8 prospect in the International League by Baseball America…Among IL hitters with at least 300 AB, ranked 6th with an .842 OPS. Paced Pawtucket with 26 doubles, 3 triples, and 39 extra-base hits...Also topped the club (min. 200 AB) with a .374 OBP. Did not commit an error in 68 Triple-A games in the outfield, including 58 appearances in CF, 7 in RF, and 4 in LF... His 165 chances were 2nd most among IL outfielders that did not commit an error. Named the best defensive OF in the IL in Baseball America's 2013 Best Tools Survey...Was Red Sox Minor League Defensive Player of the Month for June. On the PawSox' 7-day DL from 5/4-17 (biceps tendonitis) and 7/31-8/8 (right elbow inflammation). Matched Pawtucket's season high with a 15-game hit streak from 4/30-6/14 (G1)...Hit .439 (25-for-57) with 9 doubles, 1 triple, 2 homers, 11 runs, 8 RBI, and 8 walks during that stretch...Doubled in the last 6 games of that streak beginning 5/26...Had 6 straight multi-hit games from 5/20-27 (.480 AVG, 12-for-25). Went 5-for-13 (.385) with 2 runs, an RBI, and a walk in 3 IL playoff games. Following the season, ranked by Baseball America as BOS' No. 1 outfield prospect (No. 3 overall), as well as the system's best defensive outfielder and as having the system's best outfield arm, both for a 2nd straight year.