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June 9, 2011 at 9:00 AM

2011 Draft: How the Red Sox' picks ranked


So the 2011 First Year Player Draft has come to a close. Because of the the team's ability and willingness to draft players whose signability is in question, the Red Sox drafted 15 players who were ranked in either the Baseball America Top 200 or the Perfect Game USA Top 331 this year. For reference, the team had 15 selections in the BA and PG lists last season. Below is a complete list of the highly-ranked Red Sox draft selections.

Round-Pick, Player, Position (Rank)
1-19, Matt Barnes, RHP, (BA: 13; PG: 11)
1-26, Blake Swihart, C, (BA: 17; PG 22)
1s-36, Henry Owens, LHP, (BA: 33; PG: 38)
1s-40, Jackie Bradley, Jr., OF, (BA: 34; PG: 40)
2-81, Williams Jerez, OF, (BA: 53; PG: 52)
3-111, Jordan Weems, C, (BA: 188)
4-142, Noe Ramirez, RHP, (BA: 93; PG: 86)
6-202, Miguel Pena, LHP, (PG: 282)
7-232, Cody Kukuk, LHP, (BA: 154; PG: 156)
8-262, Senquez Golson, OF, (BA: 107; PG: 110)
11-352, Deshorn Lake, RHP, (PG: 275)
15-472, Braden Kapteyn, 1B, (PG: 257)
16-502, Daniel Gossett, RHP, (PG: 256)
17-532, Blake Forslund, RHP, (PG: 283)
32-982, Julius Gaines, SS, (PG: 220)

 
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