The Red Sox reached for Nick Yorke in the 1st round of the 2020 Draft. Or did they reach?…
Another “who?” entry in my pitching pantheon, but Wesneski won’t be unknown for very long. I expect him with the Yankees in late 2022. Who, indeed!
Some prospects pop up and people get all excited (SP, SS), and some prospects pop up and people look at their watches (1B). Here’s why those people can’t tell time.
When prospect hounds look at new names, always in the back of our minds is the hope that we might find our Holy Grail. Let’s see how close Jacob Lopez comes to the mark.
Drafted in the lost year of 2020, the now 22-year-old Ian Seymour only has 2021 numbers for us to look at. How’s he doing? Hint: He’s a Rays prospect…
And just who is Jayden Murray? Glad you asked…
After being drafted in 2019, and dealing with shoulder inflammation that year, and then a pandemic the next year, this is the first year we get to see Xzavion Curry in a professional setting. How’s that going? Glad you asked…
Called up this week to be the extra man for a doubleheader, 23-year-old Alex Kirilloff made his major league regular season debut starting in LF. What can we expect of Alex once he gets his regular chance in the majors?
As I write this, 26-year-old Bobby Dalbec is hitting .300/.382/.833 in 34 PA in spring training. He had 92 PA in 2020, and is about to lose prospect status. What do the Red Sox have in this first baseman who looks to open the season batting ninth?
24-year-old Ryan Mountcastle had a nice first season in the majors in 2020, but juuust avoided losing rookie eligibility. He should be a regular in the outfield for the Orioles in 2021, and maybe play 1B a little as well. What does the team have in this young player?
He’s only played at the Rookie league level as a 17-year-old, yet Alexfri Planez is already showing up in Top 200 lists of prospects. What gives? [This is the third of an occasional series of players I will analyze in the offseason simply because they are being ranked highly by Top Lists in the industry,Continue reading “Alexfri Planez, OF, CLE”
A Top-100 prospect has made it to majors in a strange 2020 season even though he has very little time at AA, but here is Clarke Schmidt. A top 100 guy for my 100th player profile!
Jumping all the way from High-A to the majors in this shortened season, let’s see how John King got to the Rangers.
The Rangers seem to have a top prospect in Sherten Apostel. What exactly do they have?
As we say goodbye to Patrick Sandoval’s rookie eligibility, let’s see how he got to the majors and what we can expect now that he’s here.
Luis is on the San Diego 60-man roster, so what do the Padres (now Rays) have in him?
As Nate Pearson makes his big-league debut, what can we learn from his minor league performance?
A right elbow strain kept Hunter Harvey from being on the Orioles Opening Day roster, but he should be back soon. What can we expect from him?
A top batting prospect for the Astros, he made the 30-man roster, but where will he play?
Austin Hays is on the Baltimore 60-man roster. What does he bring to the squad?
He came back from Tommy John surgery, and now he is on the Oakland 60-man roster. Welcome to the bigs, Daulton Jefferies!
A Top 100 prospect, you need to know what you are getting with Nick Madrigal, but boy, do you get plenty of it!
Sometimes a player puts up such good numbers, it’s a pleasure to analyze them.
A consensus Top 100 prospect, Daniel Lynch is now on the Royals 60-man roster.
2017’s performance made Luis Oviedo look like a top prospect. 2019 did the opposite and the scouts dropped out. What do we have here?