Red Sox have four players on Baseball America’s Top 100 prospects list
The Celtics lost to the Hornets 111-102 on Wednesday night. Former Celtic Terry Rozier led the game with 28 points.
Tonight, the Bruins host the Capitals at 7 p.m.
Red Sox prospects ranking: The Red Sox have four players in Baseball America’s recent ranking of the top 100 prospects.
Here’s the list:
No. 15: Shortstop Marcelo Mayer
No. 19: First baseman Triston Casas
No. 31: Second baseman Nick Yorke
No. 91: Center fielder Jarren Duran
It’s the first time since 2016 that Boston has more than three players on the list.
A year ago, Casas (ranked 47th) was included along with Jeter Downs (71) and Bobby Dalbec (90).
Mayer, 19, was picked fourth overall by the Red Sox in the 2021 MLB Draft. He is considered to have elite potential both in the field and at the plate, where he hit at a 275/.377/.440 clip in the rookie-level Florida Complex League last year.
Casas, 22, possesses power as a right-handed batter, totaling 14 home runs and an .877 OPS across multiple minor league levels in 2021. He also played for the U.S. Olympic team at last summer’s Tokyo Games, slugging three home runs to…