Roniel Raudes (needs a thread) RHP Signed July 2, 2014 International Free Agent Signed for $250,000 DOB: 1/16/98, currently 18 years old 6'1, 160 lbs. Mayo has Roniel Raudes ranked as the 5th best starting pitching prospect in the Red Sox system, behind Kopech, Groome, Johnson, and Lakins. But in terms of ceiling, you could make the case that Raudes is the third best starting pitching prospect in the Red Sox system, behind only Kopech and Groome. According to Mayo: Raudes has done a nice job in Greenville this year, averaging almost a strikeout per inning while keeping the walks down. BB/K ratios: 1.69/8.63. He has impressive command/control for someone so young, probably the best and most promising aspect of his game.