Originally written April 25, 2012 on Razzball:
Matt Barnes | RHP, Red Sox | Born:  6/17/1990 As I’m writing this, Matt Barnes is on the bump for Low-A Greenville versus Delmarva, the Orioles South Atlantic League affiliate.  Delmarva is starting Dylan Bundy.  It’s a matchup of 2011 first-rounders and one could not handpick a better pitchers duel from SAL rosters.  Now, Bundy is the more highly touted prospect of the two, and I’m not disputing that.  But while Bundy already registers on fantasy radars, it’s about time we note Matt Barnes. The 19th overall pick out of UConn, Barnes shouldn’t need significant time in the minors.  The Red Sox have started him a level (or two) below his skillset in order to work on some technical aspects and also with the intent to ease their $1.5 million investment into pro baseball – Barnes held out until the signing deadline and missed his chance at a 2011 pro debut.  Already, though, Barnes has Boston pondering a promotion as he’s posted a 0.00 ERA and a 14.06 K/9 through 19 innings of work (that...
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