mlb draft

Feleipe Franks
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Andy Hart
July 16, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Quarterback at the University of Florida can one of the marquee jobs in college sports. So it’s no surprise that Gators passer Feleipe Franks is focused on football these days, even if a possible Tim Tebow-like career change could be in the cards some ways down the road. Heading into his fourth...
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Amin Touri
July 11, 2019 - 11:19 am
A little over a month removed from the 2019 MLB Draft, the Red Sox are wrapping up pick signings with the deadline on Friday, and with the team’s bonus pool close to dried up, there likely won’t be any more big signings. The good news for Boston is that the team’s top 10 picks have all signed, most...
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Rob Bradford
June 13, 2019 - 12:41 pm
According to the Puerto Rican news outlet El Nuevo Dia the Red Sox have come to terms with their second pick in this year's June amateur draft, high school shortstop Matthew Lugo. The report states that Lugo will be receiving a signing bonus of $1.1 million, which is slightly over the slot value of...
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Rob Bradford
June 04, 2019 - 2:02 pm
The Red Sox went with some high-end college pitching with their third pick of this year's MLB June Amateur Draft Tuesday. With the 107th overall pick the Sox took righty hurler Ryan Zeferjahn. Here's @RedSox third-rounder Ryan Zeferjahn. pic.twitter.com/JG6XXqrTLX — Josh Norris (@jnorris427) June 4...
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Amin Touri
June 04, 2019 - 7:59 am
Picking twice in the second round of Monday’s MLB Draft, the Red Sox decided to stay down the middle, choosing a pair of middle infielders at 43rd and 69th. Arizona junior Cameron Cannon and Puerto Rican high schooler Matthew Lugo were Boston’s selections, as the team focused on talent first, but...
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Amin Touri
June 03, 2019 - 3:24 pm
The 2019 MLB Draft is upon us, and with teams finalizing their draft boards and prepping for the big night, here’s everything you need to know for Monday night: Where to watch The first round begins on MLB Network at 7 p.m., and the first 40 picks will be live on MLB Network and MLB.com. The second...
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Amin Touri
June 03, 2019 - 7:48 am
The 2019 MLB Draft is upon us, and having covered some of the college hitters , college pitchers and high school pitchers the Red Sox might look at with either of their second round picks, all that’s left to cover is the high school arms. Prep pitchers present perhaps the trickiest proposition for...
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Amin Touri
May 31, 2019 - 8:47 pm
With the college hitters and college pitchers out of the way, it’s time to look at some of the high school bats the Red Sox might be interested in ahead of next week’s MLB Draft. Despite the risk that comes with taking guys out of high school, with a less extensive and reliable track record to...
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WEEI
May 30, 2019 - 5:58 pm
By AMIN TOURI With the 2019 MLB Draft set to begin on Monday, the Red Sox have a simple approach: talent, talent, talent. Four days before the first round is set to begin, Red Sox Vice President of Amateur Scouting Mike Rikard spoke to the media Thursday about the June draft and made it clear that...
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Rob Bradford
April 27, 2019 - 5:49 pm
The differences between the NFL and MLB Drafts are too many to mention. Put it this way: Major League Baseball will never be able to fill the streets of Nashville to announce the first picks of their event, and for good reason. Go down the list. Few have seen these baseball prospects play. It might...
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