Found January 16, 2014 on NESN.com:
It’s safe to say that the Boston Red Sox might have more flexibility right now than any other team in Major League Baseball. The Red Sox have a strong major league core, financial flexibility and a surplus of young talent coming up through the minor league system. General manager Ben Cherington can pick his spots in determining how the roster should be constructed, particularly in regards to 2015, 2016 and beyond. The Red Sox Rookie Program kicked off at Harvard University this week. Ten players are participating in the event, which prepares minor leaguers who are considered to be on the cusp of reaching the majors — usually 12-18 months away — for the next step in their baseball careers. This year’s crop of participating minor leaguers is very intriguing, as a number of players could hold prominent roles on the Red Sox in the not-so-distant future. The Red Sox’ 2014 roster is mostly set, although it’s possible that Boston could re-sign Stephen Drew or do some additional fine-tuning...
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