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Red Sox instructional league roster, schedule

September 14, 2018

At the end of each season, Major League clubs hold instructional league play, commonly known as instructs, an extended mini-camp that allows Minor Leaguers -- particularly those just starting their pro careers at the lower levels of their team's system -- to get some work in before calling it a

At the end of each season, Major League clubs hold instructional league play, commonly known as instructs, an extended mini-camp that allows Minor Leaguers -- particularly those just starting their pro careers at the lower levels of their team's system -- to get some work in before calling it a year. Players work on specific parts of their game and get offseason workout plans while often playing a handful of games against nearby teams to provide low-key competition to put what they are working on into practice.
Here's a look at the Red Sox's roster, with the players' ranks in the team's Top 30 Prospects list in parentheses:
Instructional league rosters
PITCHERS: Yoan Aybar; Eduard Bazardo; Brayan Bello; Durbin Feltman (No. 12); Tanner Houck (No. 5); Francisco Lopez-Soto; Chris Machamer; Joan Martinez; Alexander Montero; Andrew Politi; Aldo Ramirez; Roniel Raudes (No. 27); Yasel Santana; Zach Schellenger; Alex Scherff (No. 16); Chase Shugart; Miguel Suero; Josh Taylor; Thad Ward
CATCHERS:Jonathan Diaz; Roldani Baldwin (No. 23); Alan Marrero; Elih Marrero; Lane Milligan; Justin Qiangba
INFIELDERS: Jecorrah Arnold; Triston Casas (No. 3); Pedro Castellanos (No. 28); C.J. Chatham (No. 8); Andre Colon; Danny Diaz (No. 11); Ryan Fitzgerald; Antoni Flores (No. 14); Devlin Granberg; Brandon Howlett (No. 29); Everlouis Lozada; Brett Netzer (No. 25); Nicholas Northcut (No. 17); Esteban Quiroz; Ceddanne Rafaela; Kleiber Rodriguez
• Red Sox get belated look at top 2 picks at instructs
OUTFIELDERS: Juan Carlos Abreu; Trey Ball; Cole Brannen (No. 19); Marino Campana; Tyler Dearden; Nick Decker (No. 13); Jarren Duran; Tyler Esplin (No. 26); Gilberto Jimenez; Angel Maita; Bramdon Perez; Caleb Ramsey; Jagger Rusconi; Kervin Suarez
SCHEDULE
Fri.., Sept. 21 - vs. Baltimore
Mon., Sept. 24 - vs. Tampa Bay
Thur., Sept. 27 - @ Tampa Bay
Fri., Sept. 28 - vs. Team Germany
Mon., Oct. 1 - vs. Team Germany
Wed., Oct. 3 - @ Baltimore
Fri., Oct. 5 - vs. Baltimore
Mon., Oct. 8 - @ Baltimore
Tue., Oct. 9 - vs. Baltimore