While we wait for Cole Henry to recover from Thoracic Outlet surgery, what do his skills tell us await Nationals fans in the future?
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Victor Lizarraga, RHP, SD
What were you doing at age 18? Victor Lizarraga was facing batters four years his senior. How’d he do?
Darius Vines, RHP, ATL
He’s succeeding at the highest minor league levels. What’s next for Darius Vines?
Jackson Wolf, LHP, SD
Sometimes it all comes together. Sometimes the command needs work. Meet Jackson Wolf.
Max Meyer, RHP, MIA
Tommy John Surgery has pushed back Max Meyer’s debut to probably 2024. What can we expect when he does return?
Andrew Painter, RHP, PHI
This is me telling you to trade for Andrew Painter as soon as y– oh, never mind, it’s too late.
Jared Shuster, LHP, ATL
Have you ever tried to submerge a cork in water? Meet Jared Shuster.
Colson Montgomery, SS, CHW
Want to see a batter who just keeps climbing levels like a metronome? Meet Colson Montgomery.
Royber Salinas, RHP, OAK
Another part of that Sean Murphy trade, Royber Salinas does something that astonishes me.
Kyle Muller, LHP, OAK
One of the players coming back to Oakland in the Sean Murphy deal, Kyle Muller is a pretty good prospect.
Jace Jung, 2B, DET
Some folks look for power in their prospects. I look for what Jace Jung brings to the table.
AJ Smith-Shawver, RHP, ATL
When you have a pitcher who walks too many, but scouts drool over, what gives? Meet AJ Smith-Shawver.
Brady House, SS, WAS
Sometimes you have a great year, and sometimes you just need a do-over year. Meet Brady House, the 200th prospect profiled on this site.
Eury Pérez, RHP, MIA
Meet the next big (and I mean big) pitching prospect for the Marlins: Eury Pérez.
Pete Crow-Armstrong, OF, CHC
We didn’t have much data on Pete Crow-Armstrong in 2021. We sure do now…
Elly De La Cruz, SS, CIN
A consensus Top-5 prospect, but not my kind of prospect is Mr. Elly De La Cruz.
Jackson Chourio, OF, MIL
Jackson Chourio did a few impressive things this past year. Let’s get to know him.
Diego Cartaya, C, LAD
Ready to break your heart with another good catcher prospect? Meet Diego Cartaya.
Kyle Manzardo, 1B, TAM
Sometimes you look at a player’s stats and rush to see if he is still available in your league. Meet Kyle Manzardo.
Cody Morris, RHP, CLE
Cody Morris started five games for the Guardians in September, 2022 with middling results. Is he a middling pitcher?
Jordan Lawlar, SS, ARI
When I was on the PitcherList On The Farm podcast (OTF 38) in September, 2022, I was asked who could be the #1 prospect in 2023. I said it would probably be a guy named Jordan. Meet the second of them, Jordan Lawlar.
Jordan Walker, 3B/OF, STL
When I was on the PitcherList On The Farm podcast (OTF 38) in September, 2022, I was asked who could be the #1 prospect in 2023. I said it would probably be a guy named Jordan. Meet the first of them, Jordan Walker.
Miguel Vargas, 1B/3B/OF, LAD
Miguel Vargas came up to the majors and hit .175/.200/.255, so he stinks, right? Not so fast there, Sparky.
Anthony Volpe, SS, NYY
The Yankees have refused to trade Anthony Volpe no matter the deal. Was that smart or dumb of them?
Evan Reifert, RHP, TAM
Let’s do something a bit different and examine a reliever instead of a starter. The scouts just checked out, but we are still looking at Evan Reifert.