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Red Sox sign first-round pick Triston Casas, 7 others

Vincent Gallo
June 14, 2018 - 1:19 pm

The Red Sox have signed eight of their 40 selections in the 2018 MLB Draft.

The team agreed to terms with first round pick Triston Casas, along with right-handed pitcher Durbin Feltman (third round), outfielder Devlin Granberg (sixth round), second baseman Jarren Duran (seventh round), left-handed pitcher Brian Brown (ninth round), second baseman Grant Williams (10th round), right-handed pitcher Andrew Politi (15th round), and second baseman Jonathan Ortega (19th round).

Casas, the top pick, is an 18-year-old third baseman out of American Heritage High School in Plantation, Florida. The corner infielder was the 26th overall pick in the draft and will report to the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Red Sox in Fort Myers. The other seven signed players will report to Short-A Lowell.

Casas was ranked the No. 25 prospect of this year’s draft by Baseball America. He hit .385/.545/.884 in 29 games for American Heritage, and registered seven home runs, 35 RBIs, six doubles, and six triples. The 18-year-old was a three-time gold medalist for USA Baseball, and earned the program’s 2017 Richard W. “Dick” Case Award, an annual honor presented to the team’s top player. 

Four of the Red Sox' top 10 picks remain officially unsigned.

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