Red Sox sign three additional players selected in 2016 June draft

The Boston Red Sox have signed three additional players selected in the 2016 June Draft.

Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Rikard made the announcement.

The additional signings include shortstop Santiago Espinal (10th round), catcher Alberto Schmidt (16th round), and center fielder Chad Hardy (33rd round). Espinal and Hardy have been assigned to the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Red Sox, while Schmidt was assigned to the Rookie-level Dominican Summer League Red Sox.

In all, 17 of the 40 players selected by Boston in the 2016 June Draft have been signed to contracts, including seven of the club's top 10 picks and 13 of the top