John Sickels changed some grades on his Top 20 prospect lists:
Dan Hudson: changing from Grade B to Grade B+: He was right on the edge but after looking at the numbers, video, and scouting reports again, I’m moving him up a notch to Grade B+.
Here’s the Sox 2010 Top 20 Prospects list.
And his name is J.J. Putz:
Putz is infamous for sneaking up on teammates and hitting them in the face, on air, in the final moments of an interview, with a shaving cream pie.
Last night on SNY’s Mets Hot Stove live from Duffy’s in St. Lucie, Kevin Burkhardt talked with Mets set-up men Sean Green and J.J. Putz.
In the show’s final moments last night, Putz sneaked back on set to slam Burkhardt in the face with his signature pie, which you can watch by …
… clicking play at the 30 second video that’s embedded at the end of the post here.
Kenny Williams is confident about the Sox bullpen:
“Obviously, Bobby (Jenks) is the closer. (Matt) Thornton can do a little bit of both, and now you have J.J. who also can do that. And everyone fills in behind them.”
on J.J. Putz’ status:
“No restrictions whatsoever.”
on the possibility of tendering D.J. Carrasco:
“You’ll just have to wait for those things to come down the pipeline, and everything will reveal itself in time.”