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GM Scouting Report: OF, Michael Goss

CF, Michael Goss

Michael Goss was selected in the 11th round of the 2002 Draft by the Red Sox out of Jackson State. Goss was a two sport athlete at Jackson State, playing wide receiver and returning kicks for the football team. His prospects as an NFL star caused him to fall from the 5th round to the 11th. Goss' biggest asset is his blazing speed which is the reason he was so successful in football and baseball during his college career.

This past year was a struggle for the 23 year old Goss. His skills remain very raw and he did not do as well as he wanted in his first full professional season. He only hit .245 for Class A Augusta. He hit much better at home than on the road compiling a .283 average at home. Goss was still a terror to other team on the base paths, however, swiping 29 bases on the season. Goss is a very hard...

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