Red Sox prospect watch: Who is hot and not

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Aug 24, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; A general view of Fenway Park during the sixth inning of the game between the Boston Red Sox and the Seattle Mariners. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

The Red Sox have a very respectable farm system and some of the baseball fruit has arrived in Boston and made an impact. Mookie Betts, Blake Swihart and Xander Bogaerts all appear to have exceptional career potential. Who is next in line to impact?

A blue chip today may be a cow chip tomorrow as prospects have an ebb and flow of both disappointment and promise. Projections are very difficult as a player may fade fast when exposed to higher level talent and any Red Sox fan can offer a list of such.

At BSI we will focus on the Red Sox talent pipeline and that includes the top prospects and those under the radar – Talent that has surprised – and, of course, balanced by the talent that has disappointed.

This article will profile prospects that are hot and some that are not.