Red Sox Top Prospect Voting #19: Ex-Po-Si-To

FT. MYERS FL - FEBRUARY 20: Luis Exposito #92 of the Boston Red Sox poses for a portrait during the Boston Red Sox Photo Day on February 20 2011 at the Boston Red Sox Player Development Complex in Ft. Myers Florida (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

If Luis Exposito makes it big in the majors, his name is going to be very, very easy to chant.

Whether or not he does, though, remains up-in-the-air. While he has been the most solid all-around catcher in the Sox' farm system for a while now, most fans have been reluctant to dub him the catcher-of-the-future, possibly because he's just not exactly exciting.

He had a Lancaster-boosted year in 2008, but then returned to Earth in Salem. Only a really hot start to his Portland career in 2009 was particularly impressive, and when that didn't really pan out to start 2010, well, it was easy to stop paying attention.

If you did, though, you missed a typical prospect progression pattern, ending with Expo putting up big numbers in July and August. With that seemingly having earned him a spot on Pawtucket to start the year, we'll hope that a similar curve has him ready to provide a backup plan should the Salty experiment go awry.

1. Ryan Kalish, OF

2. Anthony Ranaudo, SP

3. Jose Iglesias, SS

4. Felix Doubront, LHP

5. Drake Britton, LHP

6. Ryan Lavarnway, C

7. Stolmy Pimentel, RHP

8. Lars Anderson, 1B

9. Kolbrin Vitek, 3B

10. Josh Reddick, OF

11. Ryan Westmoreland, OF

12. Yamaico Navarro, SS

13. Che-Hsuan Lin, OF

14. Oscar Tejeda, 2B

15. Garin Cecchini, SS

16. Junichi Tazawa, RHP

17. Brandon Workman, RHP

18. Luis Exposito, C

Down to the final two. Vote, vote, vote!

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