Originally Posted by maurice
I assume they're grooming him to become the C/1B/3B/OF that Sox managers love to have at the end of the bench.
At the risk of understatement, it's not easy to turn a 28-year-old corner IF into a good MLB catcher, but Lord knows we're getting pretty desperate.
You're right about the fact that we seem to love the "25th man that can catch" concept. You're also right about us getting pretty desperate for catching.
Maybe this kid will leapfrog Burke on our depth chart next year? Maybe Sandy will hang 'em up?