On Sunday night, the Red Sox used the fourth overall pick in the MLB Draft on high school shortstop Marcelo Mayer. It’s the highest the Red Sox have taken a position player in over 50 years.
Naturally, casual fans may be a little less familiar with high school prospects than college players. So what are the experts saying? Here’s a look at some notable scouting reports of the 18-year-old.
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