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Prospect Scouting Scale
 

8 - Franchise Player
7 - Regular All-Star
6 - Impact Everyday Player
5.5 - Above-Average Regular
5 - Average Regular
4.5 - Bench/Utility Player
4 - Up & Down Player
3 - "Org" High Minors Contributor
2 - Non-Prospect
 
More Detail on Scouting Scale


Grades listed for each player are MLB projection; Floor-Ceiling

 
Draft History: 2021 Red Sox Draft
 
 
  Notable Draft Picks  
  1stMarcelo Mayer
Marcelo
Mayer
  3rdTyler McDonough
Tyler McDonough
  4th
Elmer Rodriguez-Cruz
Elmer
Rodrguez-Cruz
  5th
Nathan Hickey
Nathan Hickey
  6th
Daniel McElveny
Daniel McElveny
  7th
Wyatt Olds
Wyatt
Olds
  8th
Hunter Dobbins
Hunter
Dobbins
  11thNiko Kavadas
Niko Kavadas
 
 
Tags Rd Pick Player
Position, School
Class Slot $ Bonus $
Cap #
College
Commitment
MLB BA PG
                     
1 4 Marcelo Mayer
SS, Eastlake (CA)
HS $6,664,000 $6,664,000 USC 1 2 1
                     
2 40 Jud Fabian
OF, Florida
JR $1,856,700 ---
($1,856,700)
--- 23 27 37
                     
3 75 Tyler McDonough
2B, NC State
JR $831,100 $828,600 --- 112 127 88
                     
4 105 Elmer Rodriguez-Cruz
RHP, Lead. Christian (PR)
HS $554,300 $497,500 Oregon --- --- 302
                     
5 136 Nathan Hickey
C, Florida
SO $410,100 $1,000,000 --- 141 132 78
                     
6 166 Daniel McElveny
UT, Bonita Vista (CA)
HS $306,800 $197,500 San Diego
State
--- --- ---
                     
7 196 Wyatt Olds
RHP, Oklahoma
JR $239,000 $236,500 --- --- 430 519
                     
8 226 Hunter Dobbins
RHP, Texas Tech
JR $188,900 $197,500 --- --- --- ---
                     
9 256 Tyler Miller
3B, Auburn
JR $160,300 $157,800 --- 231 397 338
                     
10 286 Matt Litwicki
RHP, Indiana
SR $148,500 $47,500 --- --- 213 412
                     
11 316 Niko Kavadas
1B, Notre Dame
SR $125,000 $250,000
$125,000
--- 138 158 147
                     
12 346 Christopher Troye
RHP, UC-Santa Barbara
SR $125,000 $122,500
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
13 376 Zach Ehrhard
SS, Wharton (FL)
HS $125,000 --- Oklahoma
State
--- --- ---
                     
14 406 Jacob Webb
RHP, Miami (OH)
SR $125,000 $122,500
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
15 436 Payton Green
SS, Green Hope (NC)
HS $125,000 --- NC State 147 113 136
                     
16 466 BJ Vela
2B, Reedley (CA)
JC2 $125,000 $122,500
$0
St. Mary's --- --- ---
                     
17 496 Luis Guerrero
RHP, Chipola (FL)
JC2 $125,000 $122,500
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
18 526 Phillip Sikes
OF, Texas Christian
SR $125,000 $97,500
$0
--- --- 463 ---
                     
19 556 Tyler Uberstine
RHP, Northwestern
SR $125,000 $97,500
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
20 586 Josh Hood
SS, Pennsylvania
JR $125,000 --- --- --- 453 ---
                     
 
Undrafted Free Agents
Tags Rd Pick Player
Position, School
Class Slot $ Bonus $
Cap #
College
Commitment
MLB BA PG
                     
UDFA   Kier Meredith
OF, Clemson
JR $20,000 $20,000
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
UDFA   Jhonny Felix
RHP, W. Oklahoma St.
JC2 $20,000 $20,000
$0
Oklahoma
State
--- --- ---
                     
 
 
 
2021 Draft Notes
 
Dates: July 11-13, 2021
Chief Baseball Officer: Chaim Bloom
Director of Amateur Scouting: Paul Toboni
Signing Deadline: August 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm ET
Players selected: 5 High School, 2 JuCo, 13 College

Links
2021 Draft Preview Podcast with Kiley McDaniel (7.6.2021)
2021 Red Sox Draft Preview (7.8.2021)
2021 Red Sox Draft Day 1 Recap Podcast (7.12.2021)
More Details on 2021 Unsigned Picks (maintained)


Bonus Pool Cap
: $11,359,600
Cap + 5%: $11,927,580
Cap $ Spent: $9,951,900
Remainder: $1,975,680 ($26,145 after losing Fabian slot)


Bonus Pool Cap Rules: If a club exceeds its Bonus Pool Cap: (1) by 0-5%, it will be charged a 75% tax on the excess; (2) by 5-10%, it will pay the same tax and will also lose its first round pick next season; (3) by 10-15%, it will be charged a 100% tax on the excess and lose its 1st and 2nd round picks next season; and (4) by more than 15%, 100% tax on the excess and lose its next two first round picks. Teams can spend up to $125,000 on rounds 11-20 without it counting towards the bonus cap. Any bonus above $125,000 comes out of the cap. Undrafted free agents are limited to $20,000 bonuses.

2021 Draft Legend
 
Tags
: Player currently in Red Sox organization
: Player on Restricted List
: Player did not sign with Red Sox
: Played has MLB experience with Red Sox
: Player has MLB experience, not with Red Sox
: Player released by Red Sox
: Player traded by Red Sox
: Player waived by Red Sox
: Player selected from Red Sox in Rule 5 Draft
: Player retired from Red Sox
: Played left Red Sox as an MLB free agent
: Played left Red Sox as a minor league free agent


Bold Player Name: Currently in Red Sox organization
Slot $: MLB's slot allotment for the given draft slot
Bonus $: Signing Bonus
Cap #
: Amount of Bonus $ counted towards Bonus Pool Cap. If just one number is listed, the Bonus $ and the Cap # are the same. If two numbers are listed, the Bonus $ is listed on top and the Cap # is listed on the bottom.

JC1:
Junior College, 1st year
JC2:
Junior College, 2nd year
MLB: MLB Pipeline Ranking
BA: Baseball America Ranking
PG: Perfect Game Ranking
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