Winning seven of their first 11 games, the Boston Red Sox have gotten off to a much quicker start to this season than they did last year, when they were 4-7 out of the gate.
Young players such as Jackie Bradley Jr., Jose Iglesias and Junichi Tazawa have played roles in the early success.
Despite a major league roster with a payroll of over $140 million, the team’s farm system is well stocked with a variety of prospects being counted on to develop into major leaguers and be a big part of the future.
The minor league season has just gotten underway and the youngsters are already showing signs of what may be to come.
Click through for a stock update on Boston’s top 10 prospects in Week 2 of the 2013 season.
The following players are the top-10 ranked prospects according to Baseball America.
The Red Sox’s No. 2 prospect, outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr., is on Boston’s roster. Left-handed pitcher Drake Britton, who is ranked as the team’s No. 11 prospect according to the Prospect Handbook has been reviewed in his place.