Category Archives: Boston Red Sox

Scouting Report: Blake Swihart (C)

BLUF: Potential for average or better tools across the board, but a lot of development is required. The Player: Blake Swihart (C, Boston Red Sox) – Signed for $2.5 million as a late-first round pick in 2011 and played just … Continue reading

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2013 Boston Red Sox Top 15 Prospects

While the Red Sox graduated Will Middlebrooks from the top of last year’s list and some high draft picks haven’t developed as expected, this list still offers plenty of intrigue and future potential. Highlighted by one of the next uber-prospects … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Red Sox 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Boston Red Sox 2012 Top 15 Prospects (12/20/11) For as much as I struggled developing my Red Sox rankings last year, I really don’t see as many mistakes or missteps as I expected. While I do wish I had been … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Garin Cecchini (3B)

BLUF: Natural hitter with potential to hit for average and power as an All-Star level player. The Player: Garin Cecchini (3B, Boston Red Sox) – Fell in the 2010 draft because of a knee injury but was ultimately picked by … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: BoSox-Dodgers Blockbuster

In what is an unusual move after the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers put together a massive deal that sends Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett to the Dodgers. In exchange, … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Jackie Bradley (OF)

BLUF: Very fundamental and instinctual player that can contribute in every phase of the game. The Player: Jackie Bradley (OF, Boston Red Sox) – Excellent player on one of college baseball’s best teams at South Carolina. Dealt with some injury … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: Non-Waiver Deadline Passes

I got tied up at the ball park with some Nick Castellanos interviews yesterday but I wanted to circle back and hit the scouting reports on the prospects involved in the flurry of trades leading up to yesterday’s non-waiver trade … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Brandon Jacobs (OF)

BLUF: Potential first-division fifth hitter with enough hitting ability for plus power to play in games. The Player: Brandon Jacobs (OF, Boston Red Sox) – Tenth round pick of the Red Sox in 2009. Made cameo debut in 2009 with … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Xander Bogaerts (SS)

BLUF: Offensive force with big power and an ultimate move to third base. The Player: Xander Bogaerts (SS, Boston Red Sox) – Signed by the Red Sox in 2009, he made his debut in the Dominican Summer League in 2010. … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: American League East

Baltimore Orioles As a guy that’s a huge fan of LSU right-hander Kevin Gausman – I ranked him #2 overall in my pre-draft Top 35 – I love the Orioles decision to go get him with the number four pick. … Continue reading

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