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.
A top batting prospect for the Astros, he made the 30-man roster, but where will he play?
He came back from Tommy John surgery, and now he is on the Oakland 60-man roster. Welcome to the bigs, Daulton Jefferies!
An industry consensus Top-20 prospect had a awful 2019. What gets the scouts excited despite the poor numbers? He’s been named to the 60-man for the Astros, so let’s get to know Mr. Whitley.
To hear scouts tell it, Jordyn Adams was all raw potential, but then he set foot on the field and suddenly the numbers told a different story.
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”
There’s just one thing Josh Jung needs to do to be considered great.
This one’s going to be a bit different.
Psst…want a hot tip? Get Noelvi Marte…why are you still reading this? Get him!
Trout, Adell, Marsh? Wow!
The scouts haven’t focused that much on Nick Allen, so it’s up to us to figure out what the A’s have in him.Video courtesy of Baseball.Born: October 8, 1998B/T: Right/Right5’9″, 166lbSigned by the Oakland A’s in the 3rd round of the 2017 MLB June Amateur Draft out of Parker HS (San Diego, CA).The NumbersThose are his raw numbers, and they are already aggregated by level, but let’s focus on the important numbers for minor leaguers:The speed has always been there, the stri […]
Let’s meet the Houston Astros Minor League Pitcher of the Year, shall we?Video courtesy of Minor League BaseballBorn: March 26, 1997B/T: Right/Right6’1″, 204-lbsSigned by the Houston Astros in 2015 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:It’s not all green, but it’s all steady as she goes. It’s like the organization line […]
Did you know 20-year-old Ricky Vanasco hit 99 mph on his heater as a 20-year-old? Read on.Video courtesy of Fort Worth Star-TelegramBorn: October 13, 1998B/T: Right/Right6’3″, 180-lbsDrafted by the Texas Rangers in the 15th round of the 2017 MLB June Amateur Draft in 2016 out of Williston HS (Williston, 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:Not a lot o […]
He appeared in 12 games for the Mariners in 2019, but Jake Fraley is still a prospect, so can we expect more than the .151/.171/.200 line he put up in those 40 plate appearances? Of course, for that would make him the worst hitter of all time! So how much better can we expect him to be?Video courtesy of FanGraphsBorn: May 25, 1995B/T: Left/Left6’0″, 195-lbsDrafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2nd round of the 2016 MLB June Amateur Draft from Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge […]