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SPPod #307: An Exercise in Allocation

SoxProspects.com Red Sox Podcast

Release Date: 03/08/2024

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Ian is flying solo this week so he does a deep dive on several pitchers in the Red Sox system. He starts off talking about Bryan Mata’s rehab assignment and what his outlook looks like going forward and then how Yordanny Monegro has looked in the FCL. He then briefly talks about Richard Fitts and what he saw in Worcester recently, before going in depth on Luis Perales. He goes through the arsenal changes and what has allowed him to take that next step in his development and led to his imminent promotion to Portland. After that he dives into Elmer Rodriguez’s rising stock and what has...

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Chris H. and Ian got on the horn with a new set of rankings to talk about for the month of May! However, the guys first had to get through some news, and Ian brought some reports from sitting on a whole week in Portland with the Sea Dogs. To close, we had another batch of 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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Ian and Chris Clegg get back together to wrap up the first month of the minor league season! They start off by reviewing the recently released FCL roster and then break down the top performers at each level during the month of April. They start with Greenville and discuss what Chris has seen there in the last few weeks including Luis Perales, David Sandlin, Bryce Bonnin and Kristian Campbell and then go through Worcester, Portland and Salem as well. Finally, they wrap up the show by answering your emails!   Got something to say? We love talking about what you want to hear about. Make sure...

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Ian is joined by a very special guest this week as SoxProspects founder and Editor-In-Chief Mike Andrews joins to answer listeners' questions! Before getting to those, however, Ian and Mike discuss Brayan Bello’s injury, Ceddanne Rafaela as the everyday shortstop and Masataka Yoshida’s absence from the lineup. They also go over all the latest minor league transactions, including the three new pitcher signings out of independent ball, Adam Smith, Danny Kirwin and Michael Sansone. Next, they answer a  bunch of listener questions from Twitter/X and wrap up answering listener emails. In...

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Ian and Chris Clegg reconvene to discuss more injuries for the major league team and what the Red Sox should do at first base with Triston Casas seemingly out for an extended period of time. Is Niko Kavadas an option or is an external addition necessary? They then breakdown all of the transactions since the last episode including Cam Booser’s incredible journey to the major leagues. Finally, Chris discusses what he’s seen in Greenville so far (Connelly Early, Dalton Rogers, Luis Perales, Kristian Campbell, Alan Castro and more) and Ian goes over what he saw in Portland (Wikelman Gonzalez,...

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After a strong start, the Red Sox have seen old issues crop up with injuries and poor defense fueling a losing streak. Ian and Chris discuss the injuries and what to do about the defensive issues that have plagued the team recently, especially at the shortstop position. They then discuss the Ceddanne Rafaela extension and if it was the right move by the organization. Finally, they wrap up by discussing the latest transactions and the new SoxProspects rankings that were released in conjunction with the start of the minor league season!  Got something to say? We love talking about what you...

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Guarded optimism from a 6-2 start and the excitement of the true opening of the minor league season gave Chris and Ian some positives to discuss on this episode, while the specter of Trevor Story's shoulder injury clouded the vibes with some talk of who might fill the gap at short. Just how good is this Sea Dogs lineup? Who are the top dogs on the A-ball rosters? Those questions answered and more on this episode of the pod. 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...

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Ian and Chris Hatfield reunite to break down the end of spring training and the opening day roster. They then move on and discuss the Worcester roster which has a few surprises including Nick Yorke not making the team and Stephen Scott’s release. They also go through the rest of the recent transaction and Chris provides updates on injured players including Noah Song, Alex Hoppe, Nazzan Zanetello, Brooks Brannon and more. Finally, they end the episode by going through your emails! Players discussed include Ceddanne Rafaela, Kutter Crawford, Bobby Dalbec, Richard Fitts, Grant Gambrell, Nick...

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Ian and Chris Clegg are back from the annual SoxProspects trip to Fort Myers with news from the backfields on a plethora of prospects. For the hitters, they go through a few guys at each position who stood out and then did the same with the pitchers based on projected starting level. Players discussed include Roman Anthony, Marcelo Mayer, Yoeilin Cespedes, Richard Fitts, Franklin Arias, Blake Wehunt 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...

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Ian and Chris Clegg reunite to discuss the latest news from Red Sox camp, including Brian Bello’s extension and Ceddanne Rafaela and Justin Slaten’s strong performance so far. Next, they discussed the Red Sox roster for the spring breakout game and previewed the Braves’ roster as well. Finally, they wrap the episode up with a brief Spring Training trip preview and go through three players each that they are excited to see! 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...

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Chris and Ian are back together after a few episodes and jump right into the thick of Spring Training, talking about the recent transactions and the impact of the Lucas Giolito injury. They also discuss Ian’s recent article on the Red Sox draft strategy and how it has impacted the clubs ability to develop high end starting pitching. Finally, they close things out with your emails!

 

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