Just as it always seems to be with the Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees, there’s essentially no such thing as an “underrated” prospect in Boston Red Sox’s farm system. Rather, even the slightly-mediocre prospects in each of the aforementioned organizations comes with a degree of hype. However, for the sake of this series, I’ll temporarily disregard that notion.
In composing this list, I targeted prospects that continue to fly beneath the radar. Therefore, I looked at prospects whose ascension has been derailed by injuries, as well as younger players with raw skills and/or a lack of professional experience.
Here’s a breakdown of the Boston Red Sox’s five most underrated prospects.