Marcus Walden Rediscovers His Love Of The Slider
The 30-year-old rookie could carve out a large role in the big league bullpen after expanding his repertoire.
Jarren Duran Displays Increased Versatility
A college second baseman without much power, Duran is now an outfielder making more impact at the plate.
C.J. Chatham Looks To Build On Healthy 2018
The shortstop showed steady defensive actions and feel to hit in the Carolina League last year after a lost 2017 season.
Travis Lakins Thrives In New Relief Role
An elbow injury derailed Lakins in 2016 and 2017, but a move to the bullpen in 2018 helped his stuff play up in the upper minors.
Antoni Flores Fills A Void In Boston's System
Once, the Red Sox were flush with up-the-middle prospects. While that well has largely dried up, a 17-year-old Venezuelan shortstop could change that.
Denyi Reyes' Unique Style Gets Results
Reyes lacks big-time velocity but has survival skills that might have been attractive in the Rule 5 draft had the Red Sox not protected him.
Tanner Houck Rebounds With Huge Second Half
The 2017 first-rounder reverted to his old arm slot and repertoire after a new approach produced a lousy first half in the Carolina League.
Darwinzon Hernandez Shines In Two Roles
Hernandez shows enough stuff to succeed as a five-inning starter or late-inning power reliever.
Michael Chavis Shows Adaptability In Return
After serving an 80-game drug suspension, Chavis returned to Double-A looking like a new hitter and rededicated third baseman.
Bobby Dalbec Clears Fences With Ease
Bobby Dalbec effortlessly hit balls out to all fields in a 32-homer season, just like he did in college at Arizona.