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8 - Franchise Player
7 - Regular All-Star
6 - Impact Everyday Player
5.5 - Above-Average Regular
5 - Average Regular
4.5 - Bench/Utility Player
4 - Up & Down Player
3 - "Org" High Minors Contributor
2 - Non-Prospect
 
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Grades listed for each player are MLB projection; Floor-Ceiling

 
Draft History: 2015 Red Sox Draft
 
 
  Notable Draft Picks  
  1st
Andrew Benintendi
Andrew Benintendi
  3rdAustin Rei
Austin Rei
  4thTate Matheny
Tate Matheny
  6thTravis Lakins
Travis Lakins
  7thBen Taylor
Ben Taylor
  8thLogan Allen
Logan Allen
  14thBobby Poyner
Bobby Poyner
  36thTrevor Kelley
Trevor Kelley
 
 
Tags Rd Pick Player
Position, School
Class Slot $ Bonus $
Cap #
College
Commitment
MLB BA PG
                     
1 7 Andrew Benintendi
CF, Arkansas
SO $3,590,400 $3,590,400 --- 8 9 12
                     
3 81 Austin Rei
C, Washington
JR $742,400 $742,400 --- 87 68 140
                     
4 111 Tate Matheny
CF, Missouri St.
JR $512,700 $512,700 --- 103 107 187
                     
5 141 Jagger Rusconi
CF, West Ranch (CA)
HS $384,000 $384,000 USC --- 322 193
                 

6 171 Travis Lakins
RHP, Ohio State
SO $287,500 $320,000 --- 149 229 152
                     

7 201 Ben Taylor
RHP, South Alabama
SR $215,500 $10,000 --- --- --- ---
                     

8 231 Logan Allen
LHP, IMG Academy (FL)
HS $175,100 $725,000 South
Carolina
--- 128 117
                     
9 261 Tucker Tubbs
1B, Memphis
SR $163,500 $5,000 --- --- --- ---
                     
10 291 Mitchell Gunsolus
3B, Gonzaga
SR $152,700 $10,000 --- --- 464 ---
                     
11 321 Nick Hamilton
CF, Lockport (NY)
HS $100,000 $100,000
$0
San Jacinto   440 ---
                     
12 351 Kevin Kelleher
RHP, New Orleans
JR $100,000 $100,000
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
13 381 Matt Kent
LHP, Texas A&M
JR $100,000 $75,000
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
14 411 Bobby Poyner
LHP, Florida
SR $100,000 $10,000
$0
--- --- 277 342
                     
15 441 Jerry Downs
OF, St. Thomas
JR $100,000 $100,000
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
16 471 Marc Brakeman
RHP, Stanford
JR $100,000 $225,000
$125,000
--- --- 141 123
                     
17 501 Chad De La Guerra
2B, Grand Canyon
SR $100,000 $5,000
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
18 531 James Nelson
SS, Redan (GA)
HS $100,000 --- Georgia
State
--- --- ---
                     
19 561 Logan Boyd
LHP, Sam Houston St.
JR $100,000 $75,000
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
20 591 Yomar Valentin
SS, Beltran (PR)
HS $100,000 $30,000
$0
Auburn --- --- ---
                     
21 621 Danny Zandona
RHP, Cal Poly-SLO
SR $100,000 $1,000
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
22 651 Max Watt
RHP, Lynn
JR $100,000 $2,500
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
23 681 Kyri Washington
LG, Longwood
JR $100,000 $100,000
$0
--- --- 149 173
                     
24 711 Brad Stone
LHP, NC State
JR $100,000 $40,000
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
25 741 Andrew Noviello
C, Br-water-Raynham (MA)
HS $100,000 $100,000
$0
Maine --- 207 ---
                     

26 771 Kevin Ginkel
RHP Southwestern
HS $100,000 --- Nevada --- --- 338
                     
27 801 Saige Jenco
CF, Virginia Tech
SO $100,000 --- --- --- 211 ---
                     
28 831 Steve Mangrum
3B, W. Albemarle (VA)
HS $100,000 --- Virginia
Tech
--- --- ---
                     
29 861 Will Stillman
RHP, Wofford
JR $100,000 --- --- --- --- ---
                     
30 891 Jack Conley
C, Lessville Road (NC)
HS $100,000 --- NC State --- --- ---
                     

31 921 Nick Duron
RHP, Clarke CC
JC1 $100,000 --- --- --- --- ---
                     
32 951 Clate Schmidt
RHP, Clemson
JR $100,000 --- --- --- --- ---
                     
33 981 Cal Smith
2B, FW-Christian (TX)
HS $100,000 --- Panola --- --- ---
                     

34 1011 Nick Lovullo
SS, Holy Cross
JR $100,000 --- --- --- --- ---
                     
35 1041 Tyler Spoon
OF, Arkansas
JR $100,000 $75,000
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     

36 1071 Trevor Kelley
RHP, North Carolina
SR $100,000 --- --- --- --- ---
                     
37 1101 Adam Lau
RHP, UAB
JR $100,000 $75,000
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
38 1131 CJ Ballard
CF, Pike County (GA)
HS $100,000 --- Georgia
Southern
--- --- ---
                     
39 1161 Daniel Reyes
OF, Mater (FL)
HS $100,000 --- Florida 182 189 103
                     
40 1191 DJ Artis
CF, SE Guilford (NC)
HS $100,000 --- Liberty --- --- ---
                     

Undrafted Free Agents
Tags Rd Pick Player
Position, School
Class Slot $ Bonus $
Cap #
College
Commitment
MLB BA PG
                     
UDFA   Chris Madera
OF, Faulkner
JR $100,000 $1,000
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
UDFA   Andy Perez
2B, Duke
SR $100,000 $0 --- --- --- ---
                     
UDFA   Austin Glorius
RHP, Valdosta St.
JR $100,000 $100,000
$0
--- --- --- ---
                     
 
 
 
2015 Draft Notes
 
Dates: June 8-10, 2015
President:
Ben Cherington
Director of Amateur Scouting: Mike Rikard
Signing Deadline: July 17, 2015 at 5:00 pm ET
Players selected: 11 High School, 2 JuCo, 26 College

Club forfeited second round pick by signing Pablo Sandoval and Competitive Balance Round B pick acquired from Oakland by signing Hanley Ramirez


Links
2015 Red Sox Draft Preview (6.14.2015)
2015 Red Sox Draft Recap Podcast (6.8.2015)
2015 Draft Retrospective: The picks (9.1.2020)
2015 draft: End of the Cherington era (9.4.2020)
More Details on 2015 Unsigned Picks (maintained)


Bonus Pool Cap
: $6,223,800
Cap + 5%: $6,534,990
Cap $ Spent: $6,454,500
Remainder:
$80,490

Bonus Pool Cap Rules: If a club exceeds its Bonus Pool Cap: (1) by 0-5%, it will be charged a 75% tax on the excess; (2) by 5-10%, it will pay the same tax and will also lose its first round pick next season; (3) by 10-15%, it will be charged a 100% tax on the excess and lose its 1st and 2nd round picks next season; and (4) by more than 15%, 100% tax on the excess and lose its next two first round picks. Teams can spend up to $100,000 on rounds 11-40 and undrafted free agents without it counting towards the cap. Any bonus above $100,000 comes out of the cap.

2015 Draft Legend
 
Tags
: Player currently in Red Sox organization
: Player on Restricted List
: Player did not sign with Red Sox
: Played has MLB experience with Red Sox
: Player has MLB experience, not with Red Sox
: Player released by Red Sox
: Player traded by Red Sox
: Player waived by Red Sox
: Player selected from Red Sox in Rule 5 Draft
: Player retired from Red Sox
: Player left Red Sox as an MLB free agent
: Player left Red Sox as a minor league free agent


Bold Player Name: Currently in Red Sox organization
Slot $
: MLB's slot allotment for the given draft slot
Bonus $: Signing Bonus
Cap #
: Amount of Bonus $ counted towards Bonus Pool Cap. If just one number is listed, the Bonus $ and the Cap # are the same. If two numbers are listed, the Bonus $ is listed on top and the Cap # is listed on the bottom.

JC1:
Junior College, 1st year
JC2:
Junior College, 2nd year
MLB: MLB Pipeline Ranking
BA
: Baseball America Ranking
PG: Perfect Game Ranking
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