The time has come when the strength of the Boston Red Sox farm system might give the team a huge advantage in the pennant race.
With top prospect Xander Bogaerts tearing the seams off the ball in Triple-A Pawtucket, he seems primed to be promoted to the big league club to assist the playoff-hopeful Red Sox.
Aside from the buzz surrounding Bogaerts, there is other big news on the prospect front, including two of our top 10 guys seeing promotions. So, without further ado, let's check out the stock updates for these guys.
Baseball America’s Jim Callis ranked Boston’s farm system as the fifth-best in the majors entering the 2013 season. The up-and-comers have done nothing to discredit his ranking.
The following players were the top-10 ranked prospects entering the season according to Baseball America.
Please note: Players recently drafted by the Red Sox will not be included, as they do not have any statistics to draw from. If you would like more information about Boston’s most recent additions to the minor league system via the draft, have a look at their scouting profiles right here on B/R.