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?
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!
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?
Austin Hays is on the Baltimore 60-man roster. What does he bring to the squad?
Canaan Smith is not as well known as other prospects, and is thus farther down the rankings. This outfielder who played in A-ball in 2019 has his backers, though, so let’s see what we can find out about Mr. Smith.
Connor Seabold puts up good numbers, and nice charts, but there’s one chart in particular that gives scouts pause.
Ready to fall in love with another catcher prospect, who might not stay a catcher and thus break your heart?
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.
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.
He keeps getting traded in big deals, but Boston will be glad they wound up with this Jeter.
He has the power, but how are his strikeouts and walks?
A consensus Top 100 prospect, just what can we expect from new Rays infielder Xavier Edwards?Video courtesy of Baseball.Born: August 9, 1999B/T: Both/Right5’10”, 175-lbsDrafted by the San Diego Padres in the 1st round of the 2018 MLB June Amateur Draft out of North Broward Prep HS (Coconut Creek, FL).The NumbersHis raw numbers are listed above courtesy of baseball-reference.com. Let’s aggregate by year and then focus on the important numbers for minor leaguers:Wowza! That’s so […]
Don’t look at the numbers for Luis Medina. Look under the numbers. This will make sense, trust me. Just read on.Video courtesy of Prospects LiveBorn: May 3, 1999B/T: Right/Right6’1″, 175-lbsDrafted by the New York Yankees in 2016 out of the Dominican Republic.The NumbersHis raw numbers are listed above courtesy of baseball-reference.com. Let’s aggregate by year and then focus on the important numbers for minor leaguers:That’s a lot of red! But it’s also why I said to ignor […]
Born: May 19, 1996B/T: Right/Right6’1″, 181-lbsDrafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 3rd round of the 2017 MLB June Amateur Draft from the University of Houston (Houston, TX).The NumbersLet’s aggregate by level and focus on important numbers for minor leaguers:The power is real, we can start with that. You can see those solid green ISOnumbers. Or you can look at spring training where in 13 plate appearances he walked twice, struck out twice, hit a single and two home runs. T […]
He’s climbing levels, and the numbers look good, so why don’t the scouts give Zac Lowther more love?Born: April 30, 1996B/T: Left/Left6’2″, 235-lbsDrafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2nd round of the 2017 MLB June Amateur Draft out of Xavier University.The NumbersHis raw numbers are listed above courtesy of baseball-reference.com. Let’s aggregate by year and then focus on the important numbers for minor leaguers:We see quite a bit of green, but the story with Lowther was alwa […]
Sometimes you have to get ahead of the scouts in order to find minor league talent for your dynasty teams. By the time a player is written up all over the place, one of your competitors has snapped him up already. To beat your competitors, you may have to roll the dice on one good season by a teenager.Video courtesy of Baseball.com.auBorn: October 26, 2000B/T: Right/Right6’2″, 171lbSigned by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2018 out of Australia.The NumbersThose are his raw numbers, but let’s aggr […]