NEW YORK — In the interest of looking ahead to better days, here are a few bits of information from the farm system:
Final list of players for the Arizona Fall League
INF Michael Almanzar
OF Bryce Brentz
RHP Chris Martin
RHP Ryan Pressly
RHP Pete Ruiz
C Christian Vazquez
The AFL starts Oct. 9 and runs to Nov. 15. The Red Sox prospects will be playing for the Surprise Saguaros.
Roster for Red Sox Instructional League
Pitchers: Michael Augliera, Ty Buttrey, Jamie Callahan, William Cuevas, Willie Ethington, Justin Haley, Keivin Heras, Cody Kukuk. Pat Light, Austin Maddox, Simon Mercedes, Francelis Montas, Miguel Pena, Noe Ramirez, Dioscar Romero, Matt Spaulding, J.B. Wendelken, Stephen Williams, Madison Younginer.
Catchers: David Sopilka, Alixon Suarez, Blake Swihart, Jordan Weems.
Infielders: Mookie Betts, Garin Cecchini, Raymel Flores, Tzu-Wei Lin, Denier Lopez. Deven Marrero, Nate Ninnich, Nick Moore, Cleuluis Rondon, Travis Shaw.
Outfielders: Iseha Conklin, Kuery De La Cruz, Cody Koback, Manuel Margot, Kendrick Perkins, Henry Ramos, Aneury Tavarez.
Notes: Marrero, Light, Callahan, Maddox, Buttrey, Augliera, Minnich, Wendelken, Williams, Ethington and Conklin were 2012 draft picks. ... Lin, of Taiwan, was the team's top international signee. ... Kukuk was on the restricted list for much of the season after a spring training arrest for DUI. The charge was dropped in August due to a lack of probable cause. The Sox signed Kukuk for $800,000 after the 2011 draft. ... The Instructional League will go on until Oct. 9.