Red Sox take Bryant University right-hander Kevin McAvoy in fourth round

June 06, 2014 - 10:37 am

With their fourth-round pick (No. 134 overall), the Red Sox selected right-hander Kevin McAvoy, a 20-year-old right-hander out of Bryant University in Rhode Island. In 15 starts as a junior, McAvoy was 9-1 with a 2.62 ERA, 94 strikeouts and 28 walks in 99 1/3 innings. He's 6-foot-3, 210 pounds after having put on about 30 pounds of muscle since his freshman year. McAvoy pitched in both the New England College Baseball League (following his freshman year) and pitched for Yarmouth in the Cape League last summer, with a 4.64 ERA, 28 strikeouts and just seven walks in 31 innings. Here's a look at McAvoy throwing during Bryant's fall pro day.