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Tyler Esplin, a Lake Bluff native, is currently playing for the Boston Red Sox’s Rookie League team in Fort Myers, Fla. Photos Submitted
Tyler Esplin, a Lake Bluff native, is currently playing for the Boston Red Sox’s Rookie League team in Fort Myers, Fla.
Lake Bluff native Tyler Esplin bats for the Gulf League Coast Red Sox, the Rookie League affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. Esplin was picked by Boston in the seventh round of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft.
Erin Redmond, Sports Editor
12:19 pm PDT August 7, 2017
Most freshmen in high school don’t know what they want to do next week, let alone for the rest of their lives. But Tyler Esplin did. As a freshman, the Lake Bluff native had major plans for his future — Major League Baseball plans, that is — and he was going to do whatever it took to get there.