Giants vs. Pirates WC Game Preview

Full Postseason Schedule

Analyzing Strengths and Weaknesses of the Red Sox's Top 5 Pitching Prospects

« Prev
1 of 7
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
Analyzing Strengths and Weaknesses of the Red Sox's Top 5 Pitching Prospects
Jim Rogash/Getty Images
Allen Webster has already emerged from the Sox's farm system to make an impact in 2013.

The Boston Red Sox have totally restocked their farm system, which had been depleted towards the end of the Theo Epstein era due to trades and failed prospects. A combination of key trades, shrewd drafting and excellent player development has elevated the caliber of the Sox’s pitching prospects as a whole, and indeed the MLB team has already benefited this season from this strong organizational depth.

Things have taken such a positive turn that SoxProspects.com now ranks six pitchers in the top 10 overall players in the Sox’s farm system, a huge shift from recent years. Other than Felix Doubront, the Sox haven’t introduced a full-time starter into the rotation for quite some time, but given the strong list of upcoming players, it seems that ignominious streak is nearing its end.

Let’s take a look at the strengths and the weaknesses of each of the Sox’s five best pitching prospects.

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories

Follow Boston Red Sox from B/R on Facebook

Follow Boston Red Sox from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Out of Bounds

Boston Red Sox

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.