3 Red Sox players who won't be on the roster by July 1

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2) Red Sox player who won't be on the roster by July 1: Caleb Hamilton

I get the dire circumstances that led to Caleb Hamilton's promotion. Reese McGuire is hurt and Jorge Alfaro is no longer with the organization. That still doesn't excuse the fact that Hamilton is really not a MLB caliber catcher.

The 28-year-old appeared in 22 games for the Twins last season and didn't show much offensively, recording just one hit in 18 at-bats. That one hit did leave the yard, but Hamilton did also strike out 14 times which is obviously not good.

This season for AAA Worcester Hamilton was slashing .180/.285/.310 with three home runs and 13 RBI before his call-up. Again, not great.

While Connor Wong has done enough to earn the starting role in McGuire's absence, the Sox will need a MLB-caliber catcher that can play a couple of times a week. Hamilton has not proven to be that.

It would've been ideal to just promote Alfaro by the time he opted out, but that ship has sailed. Finding a guy on the waiver wire or in free agency would be in Chaim Bloom's best interest, especially if McGuire has to miss substantial time. Even a minor tra