After hitting .405/.479/.619 in 49 PA in spring training, 21-year-old Tucupita Marcano was a surprise addition to the Padres 26-man roster. In the first seven days of the regular season, Marcano had one plate appearance per game, where he cumulatively drew one walk and hit one single. Those two sentences tell you everything you needContinue reading “Tucupita Marcano, INF, SD”
Let’s look at some rookie-eligible players likely to make their team’s Opening Day rosters. We will start with young Braves outfielder Cristian Pache.
A main piece in the Joe Musgrove trade to San Diego, just who did the Pirates get when they traded for (among others) Hudson Head? [Fourth in my offseason look at prospects without much of a track record, but the scouts like him]
[This is the second 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, yet they have little track record. ‘What are the rankers seeing?’ is the question I will try to answer.]
[This is the first 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, yet they have little track record. ‘What are the rankers seeing?’ is the question I will try to answer.] Robinson was already on industry Top 30Continue reading “Kristian Robinson, OF, ARI”
After never rising above Double-A, Antonio Santos has reached the big leagues this shortened season. In two games so far (as I write this), he has been hit hard. What do his minor league numbers tell us to expect in the future?
Keury Mella has been getting a taste of the major leagues for the past four years. Now that he is up again, let’s get to know Mr. Mella.
Only drafted a year ago, Jackson Rutledge has made a good impression already.
Hi, Reds fans! Ready to meet your newest organization pitcher?
With over 40 innings pitched at the major league level, Kyle Wright is about to lose his rookie eligibility. Before that happens, let’s see how he got here.
In honor of Adbert Alzolay’s fine first start of 2020 for the Cubs, let’s see how he got here.
Johan Oviedo got his first major league strikeout today in the first inning against Chicago. What can we glean from his minor league record to tell us how his major league career might go?
You thought 2020 was bad, meet Tony Santillan’s 2019…
Only playing about every other day, Sam Hilliard has started out 5-for-28 slow. What do his minor league numbers tell us he is capable of?
Not a top prospect, and has never pitched above High-A ball, but the Marlins (now with the Diamondbacks) need an arm, and here comes Humberto Mejía to start for them at least once.
In honor of his great start this year, let’s see where Dustin May came from. You don’t need me to tell you he was a great prospect, but I’m going to tell you that anyway.
He’s recovering from elbow issues in April, but Jon Duplantier is on the 60-man, and he will help the Diamondbacks this season. In what role?
Another arm for the Brewers in their 60-man group, Zack Brown had a 2020-type year in 2019.
Ray does three things well, but one thing poorly that leads to another poor thing.
The Reds’ minor league pitcher of the year in 2018 took a real step backward in 2019. Why?
22-year-old Ryan Rolison was named to the 60-man player pool for the Colorado Rockies. What do the Rockies have in this left-hander?
Something got into Daulton Varsho in July 2019, and the results were spectacular!
Giants fans, would you like something to feel good about? Read on about young left-hander Seth Corry.
One of the top international prospects signed in 2017, how has Ronny Mauricio done since then? Hint, we won’t be looking at the numbers too hard…
The scouts are mixed, 2018 was concerning, 2019 looked better. Will the real Ryan Vilade please stand up?