The Boston Red Sox have had had a surprisingly positive start to the season, going 31-20 out of the gate. Additionally, they are cultivating a top-notch farm system and have a number of minor league prospects whose stocks are being closely monitored because of their importance to the future.
The team is loaded with a variety of prospects. Baseball America’s Jim Callis ranked Boston’s farm system as the fifth-best in the majors entering the 2013 season. So far, the youngsters have done nothing to waste such high praise.
Click through for a stock update on the Red Sox’s top-10 prospects for Week 8 of the 2013 season.
The following players are the top-10 ranked prospects according to Baseball America.
The Red Sox’s No. 9 prospect, shortstop Jose Iglesias, is on Boston’s major league 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.