Yankees vs. Red Sox: Outfield Prospects
The Two Farm Systems: The two organizations have some real high potential impact talent among their crop of outfield prospects right now but the fact is they could not be more different from a depth standpoint. Boston's best outfield prospect is Jackie Bradley Jr., a first round pick out of the University of South Carolina in 2011, who hit a combined .315 with 42 doubles, nine home runs, and 24 stolen bases between high-A Salem and Double-A Portland in what was essentially his debut season last year. Blessed with superb big league strike zone discipline, he sported a ridiculous .430 on base percentage last year after drawing 87 walks [compared to 89 strikeouts]. The power is average though and the speed is above average, and while he projects to be a solid defensive centerfielder, his best tool is his hitting and on base abilities. The Yankees combat Bradley with Mason Williams, another high-average hitting centerfielder with a bit more physical tools. He has plus speed, plus...
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