The Red Sox have one of the best farm systems in baseball. Naturally, then, that means they also have a solid group of expendable prospects who could be traded for major league talent by the July 31 MLB trading deadline.
However, there are several prospects in the Red Sox system who should be deemed “untouchable” given their immense potential, while no recent draftees will be traded either.
Unless an amazing offer for a perennial All-Star like Cliff Lee lands of GM Ben Cherington’s desk, the list of Red Sox prospects who will almost definitely not be traded includes Jackie Bradley Jr., Allen Webster, Garin Cecchini, Anthony Ranaudo, Rubby De La Rosa, Henry Owens, Matt Barnes and of course Xander Bogaerts.
So, who does that leave? Let's take a look.