March 31, 2011 at 12:11 PM
Pawtucket broadcaster Dan Hoard is reporting that the Red Sox have released infielders Aaron Bates and Ryan Khoury along with pitcher Adam Mills.
Bates, 27, was originally drafted in the 3rd round of the 2006 amateur draft. In five minor league seasons he hit .277/.373/.438 with 70 home runs and 310 RBI. He had a five game cameo with the Boston in 2009, collecting 4 hits in 11 at-bats.
Khoury, 27, was originally drafted in the 12th round of the 2006 amateur draft. In five minor league seasons he hit .261/.356/.377 while being a versatile middle infielder.
Mills, 26, was originally selected in the 8th round of the 2007 amateur draft. In four minor league seasons, Mills compiled a 26-27 record with a 4.37 ERA in 91 games.