Draft day continues, with the Red Sox finally targeting some signability guys in rounds six through ten.
Round 6: Miguel Pena -- LHP, 6'2", 162 lbs. -- Throws a low-90's fastball with a good curveball. Can hit the strike zone, but needs more work on his changeup if he's going to stick in a major league rotation. Makeup questions after being sent home from the Cape Cod League. He turned down around $150,000 from the Padres a year ago, but is running out of time to sign.
Round 7: Cody Kukuk -- LHP, 6'4", 190 lbs., -- High school lefty with a 93 MPH fastball and plenty of projectability. Kukuk has a lot to learn about pitching, but both the physical talent and mental makeup to get the job done. Secondary pitches especially need work. Will need to be signed away from Kansas, but that can be done.
Round 8: Senquez Golson -- Toolsy outfielder with big speed and average power that could develop into more over time. The biggest question for Golson other than his scholarship to Ole Miss is the football talent that got him it. With baseball being his second sport, Golson will enter the minor leagues without polish and perhaps underexperienced should he elct to do so at all.
Round 9: Travis Shaw -- 3B, 6'3", 205 lbs. -- Originally drafted by the team in the 32nd round of 2008, Shaw has a strong left-handed power stroke and a keen eye at the plate. Questionable defense at third, numbers at Kent State and in Cape Cod League perhaps not as high as you'd expect though.
Round 10: Kody Koback -- OF, 6'0", 185 lbs. -- A toolsy outfielder out of Steven's Point, Wisconsin (Woo! UW!), Koback is big on speed, but doesn't hit the ball terribly hard--though he's not only a singles hitter--and can have difficulties in the field. The defense can be expected to improve with time, the power less so.