As the Boston Red Sox attempt to defend their World Series title, they will undoubtedly require some help from down on the farm along the way.
Early injuries to Shane Victorino and Will Middlebrooks have already given Jackie Bradley Jr. and Brock Holt opportunities to play in Boston. Which other Red Sox minor leaguers are likely to get promoted to the big club in 2014?
This is by no means a complete list; the potential for injuries and trades makes it impossible to predict what Boston's needs might be as the season progresses. However, the following five players will no doubt see time in a Red Sox uniform at some point this year.
*Statistics courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com