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July 15, 2021 at 5:38 PM

Podcast Ep. #217 - Draft Recap… and Duran to the Bigs!


The 2021 draft is in the books and Chris and Ian are back to cover the entire slate of selections… BUT FIRST, AN EMERGENCY ADDENDUM! Jarren Duran received the call to New York to join the Red Sox for his first MLB call-up. Chris and Ian hopped back on to discuss what they expect from the system’s second-ranked prospect, what other moves might be coming, and what this means for the Red Sox lineup. That out of the way, they review the latest round of promotions and other news from the system. They break down the extension Matt Barnes signed and talk about Connor Seabold’s eagerly anticipated system debut. The guys also talk about which other players have been tabbed to play in the Olympics and their impressions from the Futures Game. Then Chris and Ian talk through all the day 2 and 3 picks the Red Sox made. Finally, they get to a lot of terrific questions in a Mega Mailbag!Thanks for writing in and make sure to send your questions to podcast@soxprospects.com

0:00 - Intros, housekeeping, email us and remember to check us out on Patreon and we’re conducting our annual Donation Drive 3:20 - Emergency Duran call-up addendum 17:15 - News: More promotions, Barnes extension, Seabold finally makes his Red Sox debut, and more 32:30 - More Olympics: Reyes, Baldwin, and Mieses on Team DR 35:30 - Downs and Bello at the Futures Game 40:45 - Draft Recap 1:17:45 - Mega Mailbag
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