Tarik Skubal, LHP, DET

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”

Jonathan Stiever, RHP, CHW

The best pitcher in the White Sox system last season, what kind of future can we expect from Jonathan Siever? Bullpen or a starter?Video courtesy of 2080 BaseballBorn: May 12, 1997B/T: Right/Right6’2″, 205-lbsDrafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 5th round of the 2018 MLB June Amateur Draft out of Indiana University Bloomington (Bloomington, IN).The NumbersHis raw numbers are listed above courtesy of baseball-reference.com. Let’s aggregate by year and then focus on the important nu […]

Alexfri Planez, OF, CLE

When the deep dynasty writers start mooning over a 17-year-old’s performance in Rookie league, you pay attention.Video courtesy of Prospects LiveBorn: August 17, 2001B/T: Right/Right6’2″, 180lbSigned by the Cleveland Indians in 2017 out of Venezuela.The NumbersThose are his raw numbers, but let’s aggregate by level and focus on the important numbers for minor leaguers:In 2018 he was in Foreign Rookie league (not shown) where he put up pedestrian numbers. Then in 2019 in domest […]