A bit late, but Baseball America released its list of Top 100 prospects last week. Daisuke Matsuzaka heads the list, with Phillip Hughes at No. 4. The rest of the Sox/Yanks: 27, Jose Tabata; 33, Jacoby Ellsbury; 51, Clay Buchholz; 57, Humberto Sanchez; 75 Joba Chamberlain; 81, Daniel Bard; 83, Michael Bowden; 100, Dellin Betances.
Spring Stats, Highs and Lows Dept — The Red Sox’ five starters over the eight real and college games: 25.33 innings, two runs. The Red Sox’ four closer candidates to have pitched thus far (Donnelly, Pineiro, Tavarez and Delcarmen): 13.67 innings, 17 runs.