Arizona Diamondbacks 2019 Top 30 MLB Prospects Midseason Update
Ranking the D-backs' top 30 MLB prospects midway through 2019, including rising, falling, injured and graduated players.
Riley Smith Owes Development To An Injury
An injury in college changed the way Smith pitched, forcing him to locate pitches and develop his secondary stuff.
Levi Kelly Speeds Up His Timetable
Drafted out of high school last year, Kelly earned an assignment to low Class A Kane County with his performance and high maturity level.
Josh Green Off To Strong Start
The D-backs' 14th-round pick in 2018, Green has a 1.62 ERA through his first 30 professional appearances, including five starts in 2019.
Kristian Robinson Already Thinking Big
The precocious young outfielder is making a concerted effort to improve his contact rate. From there he will implement other changes, as necessary.
Marcus Wilson Looks To Build Off Strong Finish
The athletic outfielder simplified his hitting approach and found success late in the California League season and postseason.
Yoan Lopez Bounces Back
After a rough debut, Yoan Lopez could have folded. Instead, the righthander rebounded and hinted at his upside.
Kevin Ginkel Succeeds With Revamped Delivery
The relief prospect incorporated his lower half more effectively, which reduced stress on his arm, improved his recovery time and improved his effective velocity.
Dominic Miroglio Emerges As Two-Way Catcher
A 20th-round pick, Miroglio raced to Double-A in his full-season debut, outpacing players drafted ahead of him.
Jake McCarthy Takes Initiative With His Swing
The supplemental first-rounder played well in his pro debut but found a way to get even better by tweaking his swing.