19-Year-Old Pitcher – Boston Red Sox
2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
There was no outlook written for Christopher Acosta in 2017. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Christopher Acosta Contract Information:
Signed with the Red Sox as an international free agent for a $1.5 million bonus.
Acosta has reported to the Red Sox Dominican Academy and is working out with other international players, Chris Hatfield of SoxProspects reports.
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Boston Red Sox Roster
MajorsAbad, Fernando (P)
AAACordier, Erik (P)
AAButtrey, Ty (P)
A+Ball, Trey (P)
AAnderson, Shaun (P)
RookieAcosta, Christopher (P)
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Christopher Acosta.
Acosta is an 18-year-old who signed as an international free agent in July 2014, receiving a $1.5M signing bonus. He has a low-90s fastball with good movement and a good changeup he'll throw at any time. His third pitch is a curveball that needs work. Acosta made nine starts in the DSL in 2015, finishing with a 4.28 ERA and a 22-to-5 K-to-BB rate in 33.2 innings. He also spent a month on the DL due to an ankle injury. We'd like to see better results out of a highly regarded prospect in the DSL, but he didn't allow a homer and it's early in his development. We'll see him stateside in Lowell or the GCL in 2016.