2010 MLB Draft: Red Sox Need Catching in Round 2

Posted: 8th June 2010 by Peter Douglas in MLB
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The Red Sox have made some interesting and perhaps somewhat predictable draft selections so far in the fledgling 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft.   Theo Epstein gambled on a future power hitter for the hot corner when he selected Kolbrin Vitek 20th overall.   While a well-developed Vitek could succeed Adrian Beltre and internally help solve a partial power outage with youth and value, the 36th-picked Bryce Brentz could soon replace the aging J.D. Drew or the already aged Mike Cameron.   Some may have been surprised to witness Epstein draft a collegiate pitcher with the 39th pick since the Red Sox are replete with locked-up arms. However, buying low on the recently injury-derailed Anthony Renaudo presented far too high an upside for the Fenway front office to decline. &nbs ...

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