Boston Red Sox bring in college catcher with pick #14 in the 2023 MLB Draft
The 2023 MLB Draft has begun, and with that, we have seen some of the future stars of baseball drafted today. Only time will tell who from this group pans out to have a successful baseball career, but we do know who the Boston Red Sox selected first. With the 14th pick in the 2023 MLB Draft, the Red Sox picked catcher Kyle Teel from Virginia University.
In this article, we will go into a summarized analysis of Teel, and give you an idea of who he is, as well as what he could bring to the future of Boston. We will break this into a few short categories, which include:
1. Statistical Production
How has this player performed on the field according to both conventional and advanced metrics?
Separate from statistics, what is the projection of this player? Do they have the traits and just need more coaching, or are they close to their peak already?
3. Fit with the team
How does this player fit into the Red Sox roster? Is there an immediate hole that could be filled in the near future, is this a long-term projection, or is it just a guess as to what will be needed?
So, without further ado, let's take a look at Teel's statistical production so far.