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5 prospects who could shake up the AL East

April 11, 2019

Last season was a banner year for prospects in the American League East. Could 2019 prove even better? Highly-regarded blue-chippers emerged across the board to make an impact in 2018, from Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar making runs at the AL Rookie of the Year Award in New York, Lourdes

Red Sox have bright future at the corners

March 24, 2019

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- No one would question that the Red Sox farm system is not as strong as it was a few years back. There’s been attrition via graduation (Andrew Benitendi, Jackie Bradley Jr., Mookie Betts, Rafael Devers, to name a handful) and via trade, especially since Dave Dombrowski

D. Hernandez still in mix for Sox bullpen

Pearce exits for precautionary reasons; Price scratched with illness
March 17, 2019

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox top lefty prospect Darwinzon Hernandez has pitched just six innings at Double-A in his career, which would seem to make it a long shot that he could break camp with the team. But this isn’t a conventional spring for the Red Sox when it

Feltman impresses with 2 K's in spring debut

Red Sox No. 12 prospect holds Tigers in first Major League outing
March 14, 2019

LAKELAND, Fla. -- You wonder sometimes if Durbin Feltman’s rise through the Red Sox’s farm system will rival the speed of his fastball. The highly touted righty reliever from TCU experienced his first day of Major League life on Thursday, when the Red Sox had him join the traveling squad

Top prospect Chavis sent to Pawtucket

Despite 4 HRs and 10 RBIs, corner infielder will start season in Triple-A
March 12, 2019

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The fact that the Red Sox included top prospect Michael Chavis in their first round of cuts on Tuesday was in no way indicative of the type of camp the right-handed hitter is having. In fact, Chavis was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket while leading the Red

Chavis' three-run home run extra sweet

Red Sox's top prospect showing his versatility in camp
February 23, 2019

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Michael Chavis displayed why he is the Red Sox's No. 1 prospect by MLB Pipeline when he launched a three-run, opposite-field homer into the bullpen in right-center at JetBlue Park in Saturday’s 8-5 victory over the Yankees. The right-handed-hitting masher ripped one high and deep a

Sox No. 3 prospect Dalbec homers in 1st AB

February 22, 2019

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox were supposed to have a soft launch to their game schedule on Friday afternoon when they played Northeastern University. But there is nothing soft about the launch when prospect Bobby Dalbec gets a hold of a pitch he likes.

Top prospect Chavis eager to return to Sox camp

Power-hitting infielder served 80-game suspension last season, posted .919 OPS in Minors after return
January 16, 2019

BOSTON -- The loss of what he loves to do the most lingered with Red Sox prospect Michael Chavis for all three months of his 80-game suspension to start last season. That's why nobody is more excited to get to Spring Training than the power-hitting infielder.Chavis' suspension was for violating

Red Sox acquire RHP Brewer, put 5 on 40-man

November 20, 2018

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox today made the following roster moves:• The club acquired right-handed pitcher Colten Brewer from the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor league infielder Esteban Quiroz.• The club has also requested unconditional release waivers on right-handed pitcher William Cuevas, who is expected to sign

The Draft that helped Red Sox build WS roster

Four of Boston's postseason players drafted in 2011, another from class traded for Kinsler
October 26, 2018

The 2010 Draft had concluded just a few days before, but area scout Danny Watkins had already moved on to finding players for the following year. Watkins -- who covered Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee for the Red Sox and still does -- made his annual trip to the Tennessee Baseball

Another young 3B stud among Red Sox in AFL

October 24, 2018

The Red Sox's surplus of talent at third base continues to grow.Rafael Devers was one of the top offensive prospects in baseball when he reached Boston at age 20 last year. While he had an up-and-down 2018, he mashed in the American League Championship Series. Former first-round pick Michael Chavis

Pipeline names Red Sox Prospects of the Year

October 11, 2018

BOSTON -- In the midst of their latest playoff run, the Red Sox are fortunate to have plenty of homegrown talent that helped account for a 108-win season, the best in club history.On the farm, there are others who envision being part of future Octobers.Right-handed hitting Bobby Dalbec, in particular,

Red Sox look beyond age in Draft mix

June 6, 2018

BOSTON -- For the second straight year, the Red Sox ended the MLB Draft with plenty of pitching draftees.• Draft Tracker: See every Red Sox Draft pickVice president of amateur scouting Mike Rikard said Thursday before the Draft that the Red Sox would focus on finding talent before filling holes

Red Sox go college-heavy with picks on Day 2

June 5, 2018

BOSTON -- After drafting two high school players in the first and second rounds of the 2018 MLB Draft, the Red Sox turned to collegiate players in Day Two, taking three pitchers, two catchers, two infielders and an outfielder from colleges across the country -- all of whom were upperclassmen.Round

Pomeranz to DL with left biceps tendinitis

Red Sox recall Workman, will promote Beeks to fill rotation spot
June 5, 2018

BOSTON -- The Red Sox had an addition to their recent parade of injuries on Tuesday, as starter Thomas Pomeranz was placed on the 10-day disabled list with left biceps tendinitis. The move was made retroactive to Saturday.To fill Pomeranz's spot on the roster, the club recalled righty Brandon Workman