It's easy to get caught up in how well the Red Sox have been doing—that 13-0 beating from the A's being the exception. But, it's still always important to check in with the future of the franchise.
A few Red Sox prospects are off to a steaming hot start, and they might not be the players you'd guess.
Jackie Bradley Jr. was the talk of spring training but after making the cut, pretty much flopped. The shortstop of the future Xander Bogaerts is playing well in Salem, batting .308, but Boston wouldn't expect anything less.
This list discusses Red Sox prospects that aren't just off to hot starts, but shocking hot starts, meaning they are blowing their old numbers out of the water, surpassing their perceived potential or performing near-perfect.