Boston Red Sox: 2018 MLB draft recap for day two

SECAUCUS, NJ - JUNE 4: Boston Red Sox team reps Fred Lynn and Edgar Perez during the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft at Studio 42 at the MLB Network on Monday, June 4, 2018 in Secaucus, New Jersey. (Photo by Mary DeCicco/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
SECAUCUS, NJ - JUNE 4: Boston Red Sox team reps Fred Lynn and Edgar Perez during the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft at Studio 42 at the MLB Network on Monday, June 4, 2018 in Secaucus, New Jersey. (Photo by Mary DeCicco/MLB Photos via Getty Images) /
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Give me some names!

They could also target someone like Isaiah Campbell. Campbell is a draft-eligible redshirt sophomore from Arkansas. He’s a right-handed pitcher who probably has the talent to have been a first-round pick, but had his draft stock dinged with less than stellar season and some injuries.

He has plenty of leverage in that he can return to school as a junior, not a senior, and take his chances with the 2019 draft. But if he’s eager to get his pro career started, and a team can scrap together a few hundred thousand to offer him, he may bite.

Then there’s Own Sharts, RHP out of Simi Valley High School in California. He pitches in the low 90’s and can maintain it deep into starts. He has a commitment to Nevada, but Baseball America projects him as a 3rd to 5th round pick.

So an offer in the $400K range might be enough to entice him. And let’s be honest, while he’s probably a reach, it’s worth including him so that we can type the name Sharts. Yeah, I’m a child in a man’s body.

Regardless of who they target, it appears that the Red Sox will have some money to spread around. We’ll be sure to post a recap of rounds 11-40, highlighting any of the interesting names that do get selected.

Let’s look at the day two picks.