By Craig Forde/Boston.com Correspondent
In 2012 the Red Sox were forced to utilize their farmhands more than anyone could have expected coming into the season. Callups gave way to the budding careers of Will Middlebrooks (pictured) and Pedro Ciriaco, while the likes of Ryan Lavarnway and Jose Iglesias saw ample playing time late in the season. The Sox farm system may not have a big-league ready prospect come Opening Day of next year, but there are some solid players in the organization that could impact the team in the very near future. We take a look at who could make the jump.