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Red Sox Sign Top Two Picks, Many More

The Red Sox have signed their top two draft pricks, Kolbrin Vitek and Bryce Brentz, as well as eight other lower-round picks, per WEEI’s Alex Speier:

Also agreeing to terms with the club were 12th-round selection, right-handed pitcher Garrett Rau from California Baptist University; 13th-round selection, right-handed pitcher Keith Couch from Adelphi University; 34th-round selection, right-handed pitcher Michael Gleason from California State University-Chico; 39th-round selection, shortstop Nick Robinson from North Central College; 40th-round selection, outfielder Luke Yoder from Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo; 41st-round selection, catcher Jayson Hernandez from Rutgers University; 45th-round selection, shortstop James Kang from Pomona-Pitzer College; and 49th-round selection, first baseman Trygg Larsson-Danforth from Yale University. Rau, Couch, Robinson and Hernandez have been assigned to Lowell while Gleason, Yoder, Kang and Larsson-Danforth have been assigned to the Rookie-Level Gulf Coast League Red Sox.

All ten of the players signed were college players. None of the later round picks really fall into the category of high-talent, expensive signability picks, so none are really terribly surprising.

For continuing coverage of the Red Sox’ draft pick signings, head to the SB Nation’s Over The Monster.