Boas is one of three St. Mary’s Gaels to make the trip from California to join the River Rats this summer. He started 47 of the 49 games he appeared in last season with the Gaels. Boas hit .248 while driving in 21 runs and stealing seven bases. Boas had the second fewest strikeouts out of the Gaels who had 100 or more at-bats in 2013. He was also named as an Western Coast Conference All-Freshmen honorable mention.