Austin Rei

30-Year-Old CatcherC
 Free Agent  
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$Signed a contract with the Red Sox in June of 2015. Released by the Red Sox in May of 2021.
CBoston Red Sox  
June 9, 2015
The Red Sox have selected Rei with the 81st overall pick in the 2015 first-year player draft.
Rei becomes the fifth catcher off the board, following Tyler Stephenson, Taylor Ward, Chris Betts and Lucas Herbert. It's a thin class for backstops, but Rei flashed strong receiving skills at the University of Washington as well as an ability to control the run game with a very strong arm. Offensively, there's little to get excited about with Rei, as his hitting and power from the right side both grade out as below-average.
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2016 Fantasy Outlook
Rei was a 2015 third-round pick out of the University of Washington with a reputation as a good defensive backstop. His draft stock may have dropped due to a thumb injury and that may have played a role in his performance at Short Season Lowell in 2015. He had difficulty catching pitches and never showed much offensively. He recovered from a 2-for-30 stretch to start his pro career, but still only hit .179. The Red Sox were probably hoping to move up to High-A Salem in 2016, but look for Rei to open the year at Low-A Greenville.