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June 8, 2013 at 5:18 PM

Red Sox draft picks, rounds 21-30

The Red Sox once again took some high school players with questionable signability and mixed in a few two-sport athletes, including a college quarterback who led his team to a BCS bowl game this year.

21st round (623) - Reed Gragnani, 2B, University of Virginia (VA): 6-foot, 175 pound infielder who spent some time in the outfield with the Cavaliers. He batted .301/.374/.426 this season, his senior year.

22nd round (653) - Ryan Boldt, CF, Red Wing HS (MN): Ranked the 45th best draft prospect by Perfect Game (PG) and 58th by Baseball America (BA), Boldt is strongly committed to Nebraska and it appears unlikely he'll sign. PG says he's a true five-tool player with an exciting blend of speed, power and arm strength. Played for Team USA in 18U Baseball World Championship. Had surgery in May to clean up his knee, but no structural damage was found. Shelved for 6-8 weeks after the procedure, according to PG.

23rd round (683) - Jimmy Allen, 2B, Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo (CA): Allen has a strong arm and is athletic enough to play second, third or the outfield, per He makes a lot of contact with his compact, right-handed swing and has below-average power, which seems unlikely to develop further.

24th round (713) - Witte Jantzen, 3B, TCU (TX): 6-foot-1, 195 pound infielder red-shirt senior, Jantzen batted .293/.383/.428 with 32 walks in 57 games with the Horned Frogs. Started all 57 games this season.

25th round (743) - Derik Beauprez, RHP, Cherry Creek HS (CO): Ranked the sixth best prospect in Colorado by BA, Beauprez is strongly committed to Miami. He has a fastball ball that sits in the low-90s with great movement and has shown a good feel for his curveball and changeup, both of which can be above-average in the future, according to Great poise, aggressiveness and command.

26th round (773) - Mauricio Dubon, SS, Capital Christian HS (CA): A Honduras native, Dubon batted .550 with a .667 on-base percentage in his senior year with the Cougars. Currently stands at 6-feet tall and weighs 160 pounds.

27th round (803) - Mark Nowaczewski, RHP, Edward C Reed HS (NV): A two-sport athlete, Nowaczewski has received an offer to play football at University of Nevada, according to

28th round (833) -  Nick Zammarelli, 3B, Lincoln Senior HS (RI): A local player, Zammarelli was watched by Red Sox Northeast Regional Scouting Supevisor Ray Fagnant in June, according to Brendan McGair of the Pawtucket Times. McGair recently wrote about the third baseman.

29th round (863) - Jeff Driskel, OF, University of Florida (FL): A legitimate five-tool outfielder according to PG, Driskel is considered raw and athletic, running a 6.5 60-yard dash. Was ranked 124th by PG in 2011 High School class. Quarterbacked the Florida Gators football team to the 2013 Sugar Bowl.

30th round (893) - Nick Longhi, OF, Venice HS (FL): says Longhi,17, has the potential to be one of the better pure hitters from this year's draft. A LSU commit, he has a quick, compact swing and will be able to hit for average and power in the future, according to Lacks range, but is an adequate defender. Has the arm to play in right.

Kevin Pereira is a Staff Writer for SoxProspects. Follow him on Twitter @kevinrpereira.

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