Boston Red Sox spring training 2013 will likely be remembered down the line as the moment that saw the team’s top prospects show just why GM Ben Cherington has so much faith in them.
Obviously, Jackie Bradley Jr.’s performance justifiably stole all the headlines. He was so adept at the plate that it would have been cruel not to give him an MLB job despite the fact that he has all of zero at-bats above Double-A.
Apart from Bradley, several of the Sox’s other top prospects also made their mark in spring training and provided an encouraging sign for the future. Let’s take a look at how each of the top prospects performed this spring, and what it means for them going forward: