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, 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?
When will the former #1 overall draft pick live up to his potential? In one respect, he just did…
Kowar has a nice 2019, and now just needs one thing to improve to reach his potential.
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.
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.
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”
Joey Cantillo went to Cleveland from San Diego in the Clevinger trade. Just who is Joey Cantillo? Let’s find out.
Top International signee Aaron Bracho had a broken arm and missed all of 2018. What did 2019 bring?
After a strong 2018, 2019 wasn’t as kind to Parker Meadows. What happened?
Would you like to meet an ideal leadoff hitter?
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 […]
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 […]