Monday, March 25, 2019

Former NYPL Prospects Listed in Baseball America's Prospect Handbook (part 9, Auburn, NY)

Part 9 of a 14: It's that time of year. I'm going through my copy of the 2019 Prospect Handbook published by Baseball America. It is sold out at the publisher's website, but still available at Amazon.

Here are the former Auburn Doubledays who are included in the Washington Nationals top 30 prospects list. Link to their complete stats at Baseball Reference by clicking on the player's name.

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1. Victor Robles, outfielder (2015, rehab 2018).

2. Carter Kieboom, shortstop (2017).

5. Wil Crowe, pitcher (2017 rehab 2018).

6. Tim Cate, pitcher (2018).

7. Seth Romero, pitcher (2017).

8. Sterling Sharpe, pitcher (2016).

10. Jake Irvin, pitcher (2018).

11. Reid Schaller, pitcher (2018).

12. Gage Canning, outfielder (2018).

13. Raudy Read, catcher (2014).

14. Telmito Agustin, outfielder (2015, rehab 2018).

15. Israel Pineda, catcher (2018).

16. Tres Barrera, catcher (2016).

17. Jose Sanchez, shortstop (2018).

18. James Bourque, pitcher (2014).

19. Nick Raquet, pitcher (2017).

20. Ben Braymer, pitcher (2017).

21. Jackson Tetreault, pitcher (2017).

22. Kyle Johnston, pitcher (2017).

23. Brigham Hill, pitcher (2017).

25. Joan Adon, pitcher (2018).

26. Tomas Alastre, pitcher (2017).

27. Gabe Klobosits, pitcher (2017).

28. Malvin Pena, pitcher (2017-18).

29. Ronald Pena, pitcher (2012).

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Former NYPL Prospects Listed in Baseball America's Prospect Handbook (part 8, Connecticut)

Part 8 of a 14: It's that time of year. I'm going through my copy of the 2019 Prospect Handbook published by Baseball America. It is sold out at the publisher's website, but still available at Amazon.

Here are the former Connecticut Tigers who are included in the Detroit Tigers top 30 prospects list. Link to their complete stats at Baseball Reference by clicking on the player's name.

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2. Matt Manning, pitcher (2017).

7. Parker Meadows, outfielder (2018).

8. Christin Stewart, outfielder (2015).

11. Wenceel Perez, shortstop (2018).

15. Gregory Soto, pitcher (2016).

16. Kyle Funkhouser, pitcher (2016).

19. Sandy Baez, pitcher (2015).

20. Austin Sodders, pitcher (2016).

21. Spencer Turnbull, pitcher (2014).

22. Bryan Garcia, pitcher (2016).

23. Matt Hall, pitcher (2015).

24. Jacob Robson, outfielder (2016.

25. Daniel Woodrow, outfielder (2016).

27. Sam McMillan, catcher (2018).

29. Jason Foley, pitcher (2016).

30. Wilkel Hernandez, pitcher (2018).

NOTE: Four other players on the Tigers' top 30 prospects list played in the New York-Penn League:

5. Daz Cameron, outfielder (Tri-City ValleyCats, 2016).

9. Willi Castro, shortstop (Mahoning Valley Scrappers, 2015)

13. Jake Rogers, catcher (Tri-City ValleyCats, 2016).

18. Logan Shore, pitcher (Vermon Lake Monsters, 2016)

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Former NYPL Prospects Listed in Baseball America's 2019 Prospect Handbook (part 7, Mahoning Valley Scrappers

Part 7 of a continuing series: It's that time of year. I'm going through my copy of the 2019 Prospect Handbook published by Baseball America. It is sold out at the publisher's website, but still available at Amazon.

Here are the former Mahoning Valley Scrappers who are included in the Cleveland Indians top 30 prospects list. Link to their complete stats at Baseball Reference by clicking on the player's name.

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1. Triston McKenzie, pitcher (2016).

2. Nolan Jones, third baseman (2017).

3. Tyler Freeman, shortstop (2018).

6. Sam Hentges, pitcher (2015, 2017).

8. Luis Oviedo, pitcher (2018).

15. Aaron Civale, pitcher (2016).

17, Jean Carlos Mejia, pitcher (2017)

18. Ernie Clement, shortstop (2017).

21. Will Benson, outfielder (2017).

22. Oscar Gonzalez, outfielder (2016-17).

25. Eric Haase, catcher (2012).

28. Richie Palacios, second baseman (2018).

30. Kirk McCarty, pitcher (2017),

NOTE: One player on the Indians top 30 played in the New York-Penn League, but not for the Scrappers.

14. Daniel Johnson, outfielder (Auburn Doubledays, 2016).

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Former NYPL Prospects Listed in Baseball America's 2019 Prospect Handbook (part 6, Brooklyn)

Part 6 of a continuing series: It's that time of year. I'm going through my copy of the 2019 Prospect Handbook published by Baseball America. It is sold out at the publisher's website, but still available at Amazon.

Here are the former Brooklyn Cyclones who are included in the New York Mets top 30 prospects list. Link to their Baseball Reference page by clicking on the player's name.

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2. Peter Alonzo, first baseman (2016).

6. David Peterson, pitcher (2017).

10. Thomas Szapucki, pitcher (2016)

11. Desmond Lindsay, outfielder (2016).

15. Gavin Cecchini, infielder (2012-13).

16. Tomas Nido, catcher (2013-14).

17. Jordan Humphreys, pitcher (2016).

18. Ross Adolph, outfielder (2018).

20. Eric Hangold, pitcher (rehab 2018).

22. Carlos Cortes, second baseman (2018).

26. Chris Viall, pitcher (2017).

27. Tony Dibrell, pitcher (2017).

30. Tylor Megill, pitcher (2018).

NOTE: The following prospects on the Mets top 30 list did not play for the Cyclones, but played for other teams in the New York-Penn League.

9. Franklyn Kilome, pitcher (Williamsport Crosscutters, 2015).

19: Will Toffey, third baseman (Vermont Lake Monsters, 2017).

24. Daniel Zamora, pitcher (West Virginia Black Bears, 2015).

25. Drew Smith, pitcher (Connecticut Tigers, 2015).

NOTE: On January 5, 2019, the New York Mets traded #21 prospect Adam Hill (played for Brooklyn Cyclones in 2018), Bobby Wahl and Felix Valerio to the Milwaukee Brewers for Keon Broxton.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Former NYPL Prospects Listed in Baseball America's Prospect Handbook (part 5, Williamsport)

Part 5 of a continuing series: It's that time of year. I'm going through my copy of the 2019 Prospect Handbook published by Baseball America. It is sold out at the publisher's website, but still available at Amazon.

Here are the former Willamsport Crosscutters who are included in the Philadelphia Phillies top 30 prospects list. Link to their complete stats at Baseball Reference by clicking on the player's name.

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2. Alec Bohm, third baseman (2018).

4. Adonis Medina, pitcher (2016).

5. Adam Haseley, outfielder (2017).

6. Jojo Romero, pitcher (2016).

8. Howard Spencer, pitcher (2017).

9. Ranger Suarez, pitcher (2016).

10. Francisco Morales, pitcher (2017).

11. Will Stewart, pitcher (2017).

13. Colton Eastman, pitcher (2018).

17. Kyle Dohy, pitcher (2017).

19. Zach Warren, pitcher (2017).

20. Austin Listi, outfielder/first baseman (2017).

21. Cole Irvin, pitcher (2016).

22. Rodolfo Duran, catcher (2016-17).

24. Jhailyn Ortiz, outfielder (2017).

25. Rafael Marchan, catcher (2018).

27. Connor Seabold, pitcher (2017).

28. Arquimedes Gamboa, shortstop (2016).

29. Matt Vierling, outfielder (2018).

30. James McArthur, pitcher (2018).

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Former NYPL Prospects Listed in Baseball America's Prospect Handbook (part 4 - Lowell)

It's that time of year. I'm going through my copy of the 2019 Prospect Handbook published by Baseball America. It is sold out at the publisher's website, but still available at Amazon.

Credit: Baseball America
Here are the former Lowell Spinners' who are included in the Boston Red Sox top 30 prospects list. Link to their Baseball Reference page by clicking on the player's name.

1. Bobby Dalbec, third baseman (2016). Batted .386/.427/.674 in 34 games for the Spinners. Finished the 2018 season with the AA Portland Sea Dogs. Was a non-roster invitee to spring training this season.

2. Michael Chavis, infielder (2018). Played in five games for the Spinners last season after an 80 game suspension for a postive PED test. Is on 40-man roster and was optioned to AAA Pawtucket on March 12, 2019.

3. Darwinzon Hernandez, pitcher (2016). Was 3-5 (4.10 ERA) in 14 starts with the Spinners. Made it to AA Portland in 2018. On the 40-man roster and should start the 2019 back at Portland.

4. Jay Groome, pitcher (2016-17). Played briefly for Spinners during two seasons. Did not play in 2018 after having Tommy John surgery in May. Not expected to see any action until the middle of the 2019 season.

7. Tanner Houck, pitcher (2017). First round draft pick in 2017 out of the University of Missouri. Had 10 starts with the Spinners and was 0-3, 3.63 ERA, 25 SO, 8 BB in 22 IP. Spent 2018 season with Salem in the Carolina League.

8. Mike Shawaryn, pitcher (2016). Had six starts for the Spinners (0-1, 2.87 ERA) after being selected in the fifth round of the 2016 draft out of the University of Maryland. Was a non-roster invitee to spring training and should be at AAA Pawtucket this season.

10. C.J. Chatham, shortstop (2016). Drafted in the second round of the 2016 draft out of Florida Atlantic University. Played in 27 games for the Spinners (4 HR, 21 RBI, .745 OPS). Non-roster invitee to Red Sox spring training. Should return to AA Portland to start 2019 season.

11. Durbin Feltman, pitcher (2018). Pitched in four games for the Spinners (4 IP, 0-0, 0.00 ERA and WHIP) before being promoted to Greenville. Finished season with Advanced A Salem in the Caroina League. Expected to start 2019 with AA Portland.

12. Jarren Duran, outfielder/infielder (2018). Drafted in the seventh round of the 2018 draft out of California State-Long Beach. Was promoted to Greenville at playing in 37 games for the Spinners (2 HR, 20 RBI, .941 OPS).

14. Brandon Howlett, third baseman (2018). Drafted in the 21st round out of Lakeland (Florida) High School. He played in five games for the Spinners (.133/.381/.400) at the end of the season after being promoted from the rookie league Gulf Coast Red Sox. Will probably start season a Greenville.

17. Travis Lakins, pitcher (2015). Pitched in one game for Lowell Spinners in 2015. He spent the 2018 season with the Portland Sea Dogs and Pawtucket Red Sox. Lakins is on the Red Sox 40-man roster and was optioned to Pawtucket on March 12, 2019.

18. Denyi Reyes, pitcher (2017). He was 9-0, 1.45 ERA, 0.952 WHIP in 15 starts for the Spinners. Made it to Salem in the Carolina League in 2018. Is on the Red Sox 40-man roster and was optioned to the Portland Sea Dogs on March 12, 2019.

19. Nick Northcut, third baseman (2018). Assigned to the Gulf Coast League Red Sox after being drafted in the 11th round of the 2018 draft. Played in six games for the Spinners after being reassigned in August. May start season in Lowell or Greenville.

21. Josh Ockimey, first baseman (2015). Played in 56 games for Lowell in 2015 (.266/.349/.422). Finished the 2018 season at Pawtucket. Was a non-roster invitee to spring training and will return to Pawtucket this season.

22. Kutter Crawford, pitcher (2017). Was drafted in the 16th round of the 2017 draft out of Florida Gulf Coast University and played in one game for the Spinners. Pitched for Greenville and Salem in 2018.

24. Chase Shugart, pitcher (2018) Drafted in the 12 round of the 2018 draft out of the University of Texas. Had one start for the Spinners and pitched three innings. Look for him at Salem in the Carolina League this season.

28. Sam Travis, first baseman/outfielder (2014). Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the second round of the 2014 draft, he played in 40 games for the Spinners (.333/.364/.448). Travis is on the 40-man roster and has seen limited action with Red Sox during the last two seasons. Will probably begin 2019 at Pawtucket.

29. Brett Netzer, second baseman (2017). Drafted in the third round of the 2017 draft, Netzer played in 22 games for the Spinners (.317/.376/.390) before being promoted to Greenville. Spent 2018 with Salem. Will probably start the 2019 season with the AA Portland Sea Dogs.

30. Yoan Aybar, pitcher (2016-18). Signed as a free agent as an outfielder out of the Dominican Republic, Aybar didn't hit enough in his first four seasons, so he is now a pitcher. He played for the Spinners as an outfielder in 2016 and 2017 and pitched in two games for them in 2018. 

NOTE: One player on the Red Sox top 30 came thru the New York-Penn League, but did not play for the Spinners.

15. Colten Brewer, pitcher (2013 Jamestown Jammers). Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2011 draft, he pitched in three games for the Jammers in 2013. He was signed as a free agent by the San Diego Padres on November 22, 2017 and appeared in 11 games for them in 2018. Brewer was traded to the Red Sox on November 20, 2018, and is on the Red Sox 40-man roster.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Former NYPL Prospects Listed in Baseball America's Prospect Handbook (part 3 - Batavia)

It's that time of year. I'm going through my copy of the 2019 Prospect Handbook published by Baseball America. It is sold out at the publisher's website, but is available at Amazon.

Credit: Baseball America
Here are the former Batavia Muckdogs who are included in the Miami Marlins top 30 prospects list. Link to their Baseball Reference page by clicking on the player's name.

7. Edward Cabrera, pitcher (2017). Pitched in 13 games for the Muckdogs (35.2 IP, 1-3, 5.30 IP). Played at Greensboro in the South Atlantic League in 2018. Look for him at Jupiter in the Florida State League this season.

15. Jordan Holloway, pitcher (2015-16, rehab 2018). Holloway pitched for the Muckdogs for parts of the 2015 (5-6, 2.91 ERA) and 2016 seasons (0-3, 6.23 ERA). After Tommy John surgery in 2017, he rehabbed at Batavia last season, pitching 3 innings. Should begin 2019 at Jupiter.

25. Austin Dean, outfielder (2013). Drafted in the fourth round of the 2012 draft out of high school. Played in 56 games for Batavia in 2013 (.262/.325/.418). Appeared in 34 games for the Miami Marlins in 2018 and is on the 40 man roster.

27. Davis Bradshaw, outfielder (2018). Drafted by the Marlins in the 11th round of the 2018 draft after one year at a junior college. Played in 18 games for the Muckdogs in 2018 (.324/.368/.352). Expected to begin 2019 season with Clinton, Iowa in the Midwest League.
  
NOTE: One other player on the Marlins' top 30 prospects list played in the New York-Penn League: 

6. Jorge Guzman pitched for the Staten Island Yankees in 2017 and the Miami Marlins obtained him in the Giancarlo Stanton trade on December 11, 2017. He is on the Marlins' 40-man roster and was optioned to the Jacksonville Jumbo Scrimp on March 8, 2019.

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