Chicago Tribune Live had some scouts on the phone when this all went down and I was struck by what they said about the kid.
(Direct quote) "He's borderline fat, and has to learn to play the catcher position. If he can't he's another slow first base / DH type."
So basically if this kid can't cut it at catcher he's another base clogging, station to station type....supposedly the type of player the Sox are trying to get away from.
I hope he can learn to catch otherwise this doesn't make a lot of sense does it?