It has been reported that when Theo Epstein ran the Red Sox, one of his goals was to have a team all made from homegrown talent.

The Red Sox might be closer to that look than you think.

In 2015 this could be the team roster in Boston….

C Ryan Lavarnway  drafted as a Junior at Yale and given a $325,00 salary bonus in the sixth round #202 by Boston in 2008

Blake Swihart playing for Team USA

Blake Swihart playing for Team USA

C Blake Swihart   drafted out of high school and given a $2,500,00 salary bonus in the first round # 26 by Boston in 2011

1B Will Middlebrooks  drafted out of high school and given a $925,000 salary bonus in the fifth round # 174 by Boston in 2007

2B Dustin Pedroia  drafted as a Junior at Arizona State and given a $525,000 salary bonus in the second round #65 by Boston in 2004

2B Garin Cecchini  drafted out of high school and given a $1,375,000 salary bonus in the fourth round #143 by Boston in 2010

SS Jose Iglesias  signed as an International free agent 19 year old from Cuba for a $6,250,000 salary bonus (included four year contract) by Boston in 2009

SS Deven Marrero  drafted as a Junior out of Arizona State and given a $2,050,000 salary bonus in the first round #24

3B Xander Bogaerts  signed as an International free agent 16 year old from Aruba for a $510,000 salary bonus by Boston in 2009

LF Ryan Kalish  drafted out of high school and given a $600,000 salary bonus in the ninth round # 283 by Boston in 2006

CF Jacoby Ellsbury  drafted as a Junior out of Oregon State and given a $1,400,000 salary bonus in the first round #23 by Boston in 2005

RF Jackie Bradley  Junior drafted as a Junior at South Carolina and given a $1,100,000 salary bonus in the second round #40 by Boston in 2011

OF Brandon Jacobs  drafted out of high school and given a #750,000 signing bonus (because he had NCAA football offers) in the tenth round #318 by Boston in 2009

OF Bryce Brentz  drafted as a Junior at Middle Tennessee State and given a $889,200 salary bonus in the supplemental first round #36 by Boston in 2010.

Starting pitchers:

Hernandez pitching for the Salem Red Sox

Hernandez pitching for the Salem Red Sox

Jon Lester  drafted out of high school and given a $1,000,000 salary bonus in the second round #57 by Boston in 2002.

Clay Buchholz  drafted out of Angelina Junior College and given $800,000 salary bonus in the supplemental first round #42 by Boston in 2005.

Matt Barnes  drafted as a Junior at UConn and given a $1,500,000 salary bonus in the first round #19 by Boston in 2011.

Chris Hernandez  drafted as a Junior from Miami and given a $375,000 salary bonus in the seventh round #232 by Boston in 2010

Brandon Workman  drafted as a Junior from Texas and given a $880,000 salary bonus in the second round #57 by Boston in 2010.

Henry Owens  drafted out of high school and given a $1,550,000 salary bonus in the supplemental first round #36 by Boston in 2011

The Bullpen:

Anthony Ranaudo pitching for LSU

Anthony Ranaudo pitching for LSU

Junichi Tazawa  signed as a 22 year old International free agent from Japan and given a $1,800,000 salary bonus by Boston in 2008.

Daniel Bard  drafted as a Junior at North Carolina and given a $1,550,000 salary bonus in the first round #28 by Boston in 2006.

Anthony Ranaudo  drafted as a Junior at LSU and given a $2,550,000 salary bonus in the supplemental first round #39 by Boston in 2010.

Brian Johnson  drafted as a Junior at Florida and given a $1,575,000 salary bonus in the supplemental first round #31 by Boston in 2012

Ty Buttrey  drafted out of high school and given $1,300,000 salary bonus in the fourth round #148 by Boston in 2012

Pat Light  drafted as a Junior at Monmouth and given a $1,000,000 salary bonus in the supplemental first round #37 by Boston in 2012

The list has 25 home grown players on it. How many of those listed to you think will be playing for Boston in 2015?