One of the top international prospects signed in 2017, how has Ronny Mauricio done since then? Hint, we won’t be looking at the numbers too hard…
Drafted in 2018 but missed his pro debut with mono, Logan Gilbert didn’t start pitching professionally until 2019. Then he started making up for lost time.
One year ago, 24-year-old Dane Dunning was poised to compete for a rotation slot with the White Sox. Tommy John surgery happened instead. Now the 25-year-old waits to recover even as baseball waits to start. By the time it does, Dunning might be ready to return to the field. (And now he gets his chanceContinue reading “Dane Dunning, RHP, TEX”
Connor Seabold puts up good numbers, and nice charts, but there’s one chart in particular that gives scouts pause.
The scouts are mixed, 2018 was concerning, 2019 looked better. Will the real Ryan Vilade please stand up?
A Top 50 prospect, the former 1st-rounder had his first full season and made it all the way to Double-A. How did he do? Spoiler: He made it all the way to Double-A, duh.
Can you dream of great things? There are times looking at a pitching prospect where you can see greatness in his future, but it’s a future that is far into the distance, with many obstacles in the way.
Another Pirates outfield prospect. What does Travis bring to the table?
Jared Oliva sure looked good in the Arizona Fall League (.312/.413/.473 in 109 PA). Is he as good as all that? Was that a true picture of his talents?
Tigers fans have had little to root for in recent seasons, with most of the excitement being reserved for their minor league system. Particularly their pitcher prospects have been well thought of: Manning, Mize, Faedo, Wentz . . . and Skubal (?). Who is Tarik Skubal, and can he be as good as those otherContinue reading “Tarik Skubal, LHP, DET”
Please jump down to The Scouts section below. I’ll wait. OK, welcome back. Clearly Bobby Witt Jr., son of major leaguer Bobby Witt Sr., is a Top 30 prospect in all of baseball. The 2nd overall pick in the 2019 Amateur draft is Kansas City’s star prospect no matter what he briefly did on the field afterContinue reading “Bobby Witt, SS, KC”
Ready to fall in love with another catcher prospect, who might not stay a catcher and thus break your heart?
Joey Cantillo went to Cleveland from San Diego in the Clevinger trade. Just who is Joey Cantillo? Let’s find out.
Chasing catcher prospects in the fantasy baseball world is often like a prospector’s eyes lighting up when sighting fool’s gold. It looks like the real thing, but it leaves you disappointed in the end. So when examining the stats of a catcher prospect, be careful… What makes Luis Campusano worthy of our attention? Let’s meet himContinue reading “Luis Campusano, C, SD”
Recently I wrote about consensus Top 100 prospect Xavier Edwards of the Rays. Today let’s meet consensus Top 50 prospect Vidal Brujan of the Rays. One of these two is likely to form the double-play combo with Wander Franco for the next decade.
With 54 IP at AAA already, is Wil Crowe ready for the majors?
Anthony Kay reached the majors in 2019. Will he stick in the rotation?
2019 proved to be the Case of the Dropping Strikeout Rate for Deivi Garcia.
There’s just one thing Josh Jung needs to do to be considered great.
The #3 overall pick in the 2016 Draft is knocking on the door. What can we expect?
He keeps getting traded in big deals, but Boston will be glad they wound up with this Jeter.
Thanks to Nick Randall of PitcherList and his article there today, I was made aware of Alex Vesia. You should be made aware of him too!
After an injury-filled 2018, look what Davis did in 2019.
Not enough numbers to work with, but oh those scouting reports!
Major league teams need pitchers like Harol Gonzalez too.