5 Boston Red Sox prospects to watch for the Salem Red Sox

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Boston Red Sox outfield prospect Miguel Bleis

There might not be a more exciting prospect to watch in baseball than Miguel Bleis. I'm not talking about the Boston Red Sox organization but throughout the entire MLB and MiLB.

The outfielder hasn't even appeared in Low-A yet, and the hype is already out of this world. To be fair, he would have made his Low-A debut at the end of the 2022 season if not for an injury.

Bleis has every tool in his repertoire. The right-handed hitter slashed .301/.353/.542 with 14 doubles, four triples, and five home runs in 40 games (153 at-bats) in Rookie Ball last season. He drove in 27 runs, scored 28 more, and stole 18 bases.

Bleis has legitimate power to go along with a good swing that should create a lot of hits. His speed is an obvious plus, giving him the potential for some 30-steal seasons. Defensively, Bleis could be a gold glover in the outfield with a fantastic arm. There really aren't any major weaknesses in his game to point out.

Obviously, Bleis is only 19 (he turned 19 on March 1) and hasn't played above Rookie Ball yet. So there is a lot of guesswork going on here. That's what makes Bleis so interesting heading into 2023, though.

Boston Red Sox fans haven't seen any of Bleis outside of a few highlights and minimal Spring Training action. Despite that, the outfielder finds himself the most hyped prospect in the organization in a long time. We get our first extended look at him in 2023, and it will be a lot of fun.