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

 
Draft History: 2021 Red Sox Draft
 
 
Tags Rd Pick Player
Position, School
Class Slot $ Bonus $
Cap #
College
Commitment
MLB BA PG
                     
 SOX  1 4 Marcelo Mayer
SS, Eastlake (CA)
HS $6,664,000 $6,664,000 USC 1 2 1
                     
 DNS  2 40 Jud Fabian
OF, Florida
JR $1,856,700 ---
($1,856,700)
--- 23 27 37
                     
 SOX  3 75 Tyler McDonough
2B, NC State
JR $831,100 $828,600 --- 112 127 88
                     
 SOX  4 105 Elmer Rodriguez-Cruz
RHP, Lead. Christian (PR)
HS $554,300 $497,500 Oregon --- --- 302
                     
 SOX  5 136 Nathan Hickey
C, Florida
SO $410,100 $1,000,000 --- 141 132 78
                     
 SOX  6 166 Daniel McElveny
UT, Bonita Vista (CA)
HS $306,800 $197,500 San Diego
State
--- --- ---
                     
 SOX  7 196 Wyatt Olds
RHP, Oklahoma
JR $239,000 $236,500 --- --- 430 519
                     
 SOX  8 226 Hunter Dobbins
RHP, Texas Tech
JR $188,900 $197,500 --- --- --- ---
                     
 SOX  9 256 Tyler Miller
3B, Auburn
JR $160,300 $157,800 --- 231 397 338
                     
 SOX  10 286 Matt Litwicki
RHP, Indiana
SR $148,500 $47,500 --- --- 213 412
                     
 SOX  11 316 Niko Kavadas
1B, Notre Dame
SR $125,000 $250,000
$125,000
--- 138 158 147
                     
 SOX  12 346 Christopher Troye
RHP, UC-Santa Barbara
SR $125,000 $122,500
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
 DNS  13 376 Zach Ehrhard
SS, Wharton (FL)
HS $125,000 --- Oklahoma
State
--- --- ---
                     
 SOX  14 406 Jacob Webb
RHP, Miami (OH)
SR $125,000 $122,500
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
 DNS  15 436 Payton Green
SS, Green Hope (NC)
HS $125,000 --- NC State 147 113 136
                     
 SOX  16 466 BJ Vela
2B, Reedley (CA)
JC2 $125,000 $122,500
$0
St. Mary's --- --- ---
                     
 SOX  17 496 Luis Guerrero
RHP, Chipola (FL)
JC2 $125,000 $122,500
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
 SOX 18 526 Phillip Sikes
OF, Texas Christian
SR $125,000 $97,500
$0
--- --- 463 ---
                     
 SOX  19 556 Tyler Uberstine
RHP, Northwestern
SR $125,000 $97,500
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
 DNS  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
                     
 SOX  UDFA   Kier Meredith
OF, Clemson
JR $20,000 $20,000
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
 SOX  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
 SOX : Player currently in Red Sox organization
 RL : Player on Restricted List
 DNS : Player did not sign with Red Sox
 MLB : Played has MLB experience with Red Sox
 MLB : Player has MLB experience, not with Red Sox
 Released : Player released by Red Sox
 Traded : Player traded by Red Sox
 Waived : Player waived by Red Sox
 Rule5 : Player selected from Red Sox in Rule 5 Draft
 Retired : Player retired from Red Sox


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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