2017 Red Sox Roster Recap Series

Betts Leon

Welcome to BP Boston’s second annual Roster Recap series. Over the next few months, we’ll be analyzing every player on Boston’s 40-man roster and many of their top prospects in order to provide a comprehensive overview of the Red Sox roster’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as what we can expect moving forward. From MVP-candidate right fielders to reserve relievers, we want to give you a look at every Red Sox who might matter in 2017. You can find a complete list of every completed Roster Recap below. Enjoy!

C: Sandy Leon - Josh Slavin (12/19)
1B: Mitch Moreland – Bryan Joiner (1/3)
2B: Dustin PedroiaChris Teeter (12/29)
3B: Pablo SandovalMatt Collins (12/1)
SS: Xander BogaertsBen Carsley (12/30)
RF: Mookie BettsCam Ellis (12/5)
CF: Jackie Bradley Jr.Matt Collins (12/22)
LF: Andrew BenintendiJake Devereaux (12/13)
DH: Hanley Ramirez – Bryan Joiner (11/29)

C/OF: Blake Swihart - Jake Devereaux (12/6)
C: Christian Vazquez
- Chris Teeter (12/16)
INF: Marco Hernadnez – Chris Teeter (1/31)
T: Brock HoltBrett Cowett (12/15)
UT: Josh RutledgeBryan Joiner (2/1)
OF: Chris YoungBrett Cowett (1/11)
OF: Rusney CastilloJosh Slavin (2/10)

LHP: Chris Sale - Cam Ellis (12/12)
LHP: David Price - Josh Slavin (1/17)
RHP: Rick Porcello
 – Brett Cowett (11/28)
LHP: Drew PomeranzCam Ellis (1/6)
LHP: Eduardo RodriguezCam Ellis (1/10)
RHP: Steven WrightBryan Joiner (1/12)
LHP: Henry OwensBryan Joiner (12/20)

RHP: Craig Kimbrel – Matt Kory (12/28)
RHP: Tyler ThornburgCam Ellis (2/2)
RHP: Joe KellyBen Carsley (2/7)
LHP: Robbie Ross Jr. - Matt Collins (1/5/)
RHP: Matt Barnes – Cam Ellis (1/23)
RHP: Heath HembreeChris Teeter (1/26)
LHP: Fernando AbadBryan Joiner (2/9)
LHP: Robby Scott – Brett Cowett (1/25)
LHP: Roenis Elias – Brett Cowett (2/8) 
RHP: Carson Smith
 – Cam Ellis (12/27)


3B: Rafael Devers – Chris Teeter (1/13)
LHP: Jason Groome - Matt Kory (2/6)
1B: Sam Travis
Jake Devereaux (1/11)
LHP: Brian JohnsonBryan Joiner (1/19)
1B: Josh OckimeyMatt Collins (1/18)
3B: Bobby DalbecJake Devereaux (2/3)
3B: Michael ChavisMatt Kory (1/24)

Photo by Tommy Gilligan/USA Today Sports Images