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SPPod #238: Prospects warm-up, negotiations chill

SoxProspects.com Red Sox Podcast

Release Date: 02/04/2022

SPPod #282: Movin' on Up show art SPPod #282: Movin' on Up

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It's everyone's favorite time of year, the start of promotion season. Shane Drohan, Chase Meidroth, Nathan Hickey and more are moving up a level, so we had plenty to say. Plus, we somehow haven't mentioned the May rankings update yet, so Chris and Ian discussed in the context of players who Ian had seen recently with the Sea Dogs and WooSox. And as always, we discussed the goings on at Fenway and answered your emails! Got something to say? We love talking about what you want to hear about. Make sure to email us at . Social Media Links: IG: Love the show? Want to help us out while also...

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SPPod #281: April Review show art SPPod #281: April Review

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With one month in the books, Chris and Ian checked in with their thoughts on the big stories from April. Has Shane Drohan already established himself as the system's top pitching prospect? How much shine has Nick Yorke regained? And why are the guys talking about the NFL Draft? That, plus we got enough emails that we couldn't even get to them all! Got something to say? We love talking about what you want to hear about. Make sure to email us at . Social Media Links: IG: Love the show? Want to help us out while also getting exclusive goodies? Support the podcast by contributing to us !

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SPPod #280: Director of Player Development Brian Abraham show art SPPod #280: Director of Player Development Brian Abraham

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When you cover the minor leagues like we do, it's all about player development, and who better to talk to about that than the guy in charge of that very department for the Red Sox? We were very happy to welcome Red Sox Director of Player Development Brian Abraham back to the show for a great interview, talking about player development plans, how decisions get made throughout the course of the season, and of course, a few key players for the organization in 2023. (Note: we highly recommend going back and listening to episode #253, which was Brian's previous appearance on the podcast, if you...

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SPPod #279: Scouting the high minors show art SPPod #279: Scouting the high minors

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It's been a frustrating week at the major league level, but we're here with some early reports from Worcester and Portland (via Mnachester) to take your mind off of the sweep by the Rays... we did need to talk a little bit about that first, though. Plus, a bit about Durbin Feltman's release and, of course, your emails! Got something to say? We love talking about what you want to hear about. Make sure to email us at . Social Media Links: IG: Love the show? Want to help us out while also getting exclusive goodies? Support the podcast by contributing to us !

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SPPod #278: MiLB Opening Day 2023 show art SPPod #278: MiLB Opening Day 2023

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Minor league opening day is here! (The rest of it, at least, given that Triple-A started last week.) Chris and Ian are here to break down the rosters for each of the affiliates and what they're looking forward to seeing in the coming weeks and months! Plus, as always, your emails. Got something to say? We love talking about what you want to hear about. Make sure to email us at . Social Media Links: IG: Love the show? Want to help us out while also getting exclusive goodies? Support the podcast by contributing to us !  

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SPPod #277: From the backfields to the real thing show art SPPod #277: From the backfields to the real thing

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What a time to be alive: The boys are back from the Fort and have plenty of observations to relay as the minor league season approaches. Meanwhile, plenty has been happening with the major league club as the Red Sox set their opening day roster. So yeah, there was plenty to discuss. Like two hours' worth. Buckle up! Got something to say? We love talking about what you want to hear about. Make sure to email us at . Social Media Links: IG: Love the show? Want to help us out while also getting exclusive goodies? Support the podcast by contributing to us !  

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SPPod #276: Rankings Jamboree with Jim Callis and Alex Speier show art SPPod #276: Rankings Jamboree with Jim Callis and Alex Speier

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Yeah, you read that right. Two guests. Four people. One podcast. Because YOU DEMANDED IT (maybe). We got MLB.com's Jim Callis and the Boston Globe's Alex Speier on the show at the same time for a roundtable discussion on the state of the system, our respective rankings, how that process has changed over the years, and more!  Got something to say? We love talking about what you want to hear about. Make sure to email us at . Social Media Links: IG: Love the show? Want to help us out while also getting exclusive goodies? Support the podcast by contributing to us !  

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SPPod #275: Early MLB camp reaction show art SPPod #275: Early MLB camp reaction

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With about two weeks of MLB spring training games in the books, Chris and Ian had plenty to discuss. Is Jarren Duran really really turning it around this time? Is Triston Casas going to... lead off? How good do some of the young arms look? Who will has the inside shot at the last few roster spots? They answered these questions and more. Plus, the guys discussed Baseball America ranking the Sox system 10th in the game, bid adieu to Kole Cottam, and of course, responded to your emails! Got something to say? We love talking about what you want to hear about. Make sure to email us at . Social...

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SPPod #274: The Same Old Song show art SPPod #274: The Same Old Song

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Surprise, surprise: Noah Song has returned to baseball. Never mind that he's technically a Philadelphia Phillie now, as the news lit up our timelines and required a deep dive into the likelihood Song sticks, returns to the Red Sox, or perhaps winds up elsewhere was necessary. Plus, Fangraphs dropped its Top 100 list with a noteworthy placement of Miguel Bleis, the Sox made some smaller signings, and there were some news and notes from camp. Plus, your emails! Got something to say? We love talking about what you want to hear about. Make sure to email us at . Social Media Links: IG: Love the...

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SPPod #273: The one where we talk about a blacksmith show art SPPod #273: The one where we talk about a blacksmith

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Camp is close. The guys can smell it. But in the meantime, the Red Sox made some more deals, sending Matt Barnes and Franklin German off and getting Richard Bleier and Theo Denlinger in return. Plus, Kiley McDaniel and Keith Law released their Top 100 lists and organizational rankings, a new crop of NRIs was announced, we made some tweaks to our own rankings, and of course, your emails! Got something to say? We love talking about what you want to hear about. Make sure to email us at . Social Media Links: IG: Love the show? Want to help us out while also getting exclusive goodies? Support...

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While the Red Sox may be holding their Winter Warm-Up for prospects, negotiations between MLB and the MLBPA seem as chilled as ever. Still, we soldier on, discussing the organization's newest prospect camp and the newest class of international free agents along with the club's strategy internationally. Also discussed: the latest on the lockout and Seiya Suzuki rumors, plus some minor transactions. We then hit another bumper crop of great emails, talking about the Red Sox defense and its effect on pitching, player projection, what effect the lockout extending into the season may have in Worcester and Portland, and more.
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