Re: Is Ryan Lavarnway a better prospect than both Jesus Montero and Austin Romine?
posted at 7/17/2011 4:42 PM EDT
In Response to Re: Is Ryan Lavarnway a better prospect than both Jesus Montero and Austin Romine?
[QUOTE]This guy isn't even ranked as one of the top 10 Red Sox Prospects; however he is projected to be in the starting lineup in 2014: http://www.baseballamerica.com/today/prospects/rankings/organization-top-10-prospects/2011/2610882.html
TOP TEN PROSPECTS 1. Casey Kelly, rhp 2. Jose Iglesias, ss 3. Anthony Rizzo, 1b 4. Anthony Ranaudo, rhp 5. Drake Britton, lhp 6. Reymond Fuentes, of 7. Josh Reddick, of 8. Felix Doubront, lhp 9. Stolmy Pimentel, rhp 10. Garin Cecchini, 3b BEST TOOLS Best Hitter for Average Garin Cecchini Best Power Hitter Anthony Rizzo Best Strike-Zone Discipline Che-Hsuan Lin Fastest Baserunner Felix Sanchez Best Athlete Reymond Fuentes Best Fastball Drake Britton Best Curveball Casey Kelly Best Slider Alex Wilson Best Changeup Stolmy Pimentel Best Control Chris Balcom-Miller Best Defensive Catcher Tim Federowicz Best Defensive Infielder Jose Iglesias Best Infield Arm Will Middlebrooks Best Defensive Outfielder Che-Hsuan Lin Best Outfield Arm Che-Hsuan Lin PROJECTED 2014 LINEUP
Catcher Ryan Lavarnway First Base Anthony Rizzo Second Base Dustin Pedroia Third Base Garin Cecchini Shortstop Jose Iglesias Left Field Jacoby Ellsbury Center Field Reymond Fuentes Right Field Ryan Kalish Designated Hitter Kevin Youkilis No. 1 Starter Jon Lester No. 2 Starter Clay Buchholz No. 3 Starter Casey Kelly No. 4 Starter Josh Beckett No. 5 Starter Anthony Ranaudo Closer Jonathan Papelbon TOP PROSPECTS OF THE DECADE Year Player, Position 2010 2001 Dernell Stenson, of/1b Deceased 2002 Seung Song, rhp Lotte (Korea) 2003 Hanley Ramirez, ss Marlins 2004 Hanley Ramirez, ss Marlins 2005 Hanley Ramirez, ss Marlins 2006 Andy Marte, 3b Indians 2007 Daisuke Matsuzaka, rhp Red Sox 2008 Clay Buchholz, rhp Red Sox 2009 Lars Anderson, 1b Red Sox 2010 Ryan Westmoreland, of Red Sox TOP DRAFT PICKS OF THE DECADE Year Player, Position 2010 2001 Kelly Shoppach, c (2nd round) Rays 2002 Jon Lester, lhp (2nd round) Red Sox 2003 David Murphy, of Rangers 2004 Dustin Pedroia, ss (2nd round) Red Sox 2005 Jacoby Ellsbury, of Red Sox 2006 Jason Place, of Red Sox 2007 Nick Hagadone, lhp (1st round supp.) Indians 2008 Casey Kelly, rhp Red Sox 2009 Reymond Fuentes, of Red Sox 2010 Kolbrin Vitek, 3b Red Sox LARGEST BONUSES IN CLUB HISTORY Jose Iglesias, 2009 $6,250,000 Casey Kelly, 2008 $3,000,000 Anthony Ranaudo, 2010 $2,550,000 Daisuke Matsuzaka, 2006 $2,000,000 Ryan Westmoreland, 2008 $2,000,000 RED SOX LINKS Red Sox' Team Page Red Sox Top 10 Scouting Reports www.baseballamerica.com/p/?XCVITJ
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Posted by nhsteven[/QUOTE]funny to think Ellsbury will be one of the vets :-)