Baseball America Prospect Report (Nov. 17)

THE LINEUP

Also at BaseballAmerica.com.

Ben Badler looks at who are some of the top shortstops to watch in the 2018 international class.

White Sox pick up a flamethrower from the Mariners in a trade.

All of the minor league transactions of the past week.

The order for the competitive balance picks has been announced.

Today’s 30 Days of Giveaways is a Hitting Knob swing trainer.

Newsmakers from Thursday’s action:

Cornelius Randolph, OF, Phillies. The Phillies have taken hit-first outfielders in the first round in three consecutive drafts. Randolph is the hitter that started the trend. He’s struggled at the plate in the Arizona Fall League, but he did finish strong, going 3-for-4 with a double in the final regular season game of the AFL season. Randolph finished with a .239/.308/.324 slash line.

Braxton Lee, OF, Marlins. A pickup in the trade that Adeiny Hechavarria to the Rays last year, Lee can hit, can run and can play center field. That gives him a pretty clear path to at least a backup role in the big leagues, and he did nothing to dampen those expectations in the AFL. Lee went 3-for-5 yesterday with a pair of steals. He finished the AFL season hitting .347/.398/.400 with eight steals.

Eric Filia, OF, Mariners. Filia is the AFL batting champ. He went 2-for-3 yesterday raising his final stat line to .408/.483/.605. Ronald Acuna’s .639 slugging percentage is the only thing that kept Filia from a sabermetric triple crown.

— BATTERS —
TEAM CLASS PLAYER, POS AB R H BI AVG
ATL AFL Jackson, Alex DH 4 1 2 1 .263 2B (5)
ATL AFL James, Jared LF 4 1 1 0 .250 3B(2)
BAL DL Perez, Audry C 3 0 2 3 .333 2B (1)
BOS AFL Chavis, Michael 1B 4 1 2 0 .261
CHC AFL Burks, Charcer DH 5 1 1 0 .236 2B (7)
CHC AFL Rice, Ian C 4 1 1 0 .311 2B (7)
CHC VL Penalver, Carlos 2B-SS 4 0 2 0 .284
CIN AFL Trahan, Blake 2B 4 1 1 0 .231 2B (1)
CIN DL Guerrero, Gabby RF 5 1 2 2 .287 HR (4)
CIN MPL Elizalde, Sebastian RF 4 0 2 0 .376
COL MPL Brown, Domonic RF 4 1 1 3 .340 HR (5)
COL MPL Cuevas, Noel CF 4 2 4 2 .222 HR (4), BB (6), CS (1)
CWS AFL Mendick, Danny 3B 5 2 3 1 .290
CWS AFL Tilson, Charlie CF 6 1 2 1 .188 2B (2)
DET AFL Eaves, Kody 2B 5 1 2 1 .337 HR (3)
DET AFL Gibson, Cam LF 3 1 2 1 .200 2B (5), BB (9), CS (3)
DET MPL Navarro, Efren 1B 3 1 2 0 .336
DET VL Gonzalez, Miguel C 4 0 1 0 .108 2B (2)
HOU AFL Tucker, Kyle RF 4 1 1 0 .214 2B (6)
HOU VL Angarita, Alfredo 2B 4 1 2 0 .316 BB (13)
HOU VL Vasquez, Danry RF 4 1 2 0 .244 2B (5), BB (23)
KC AFL Hernandez, Elier RF 3 1 1 2 .206 2B (4)
KC DL Schwindel, Frank 1B 5 0 2 0 .273 2B (3)
KC DL Sosa, Ruben LF 2 0 1 0 .190 2B (3), BB (12)
KC VL Ramos, Mauricio LF 5 1 1 2 .275 HR (2)
KC VL Sanchez, Jose RF 5 1 2 0 .281
LAD AFL Peters, D.J. DH 5 2 1 2 .190 2B (2), BB (4), SB (1)
MIA AFL Lee, Braxton LF 5 1 3 0 .347 2 SB (8)
MIA AFL Mooney, Peter 2B 4 0 2 0 .278
MIN ABL Whitefield, Aaron LF 5 2 3 0 .366 2B (5), 2 SB (11)
MIN AFL Paul, Chris 1B 5 2 2 0 .292
MIN VL Reginatto, Leonardo 3B 5 0 3 3 .347 SB (3)
NYM AFL Kaczmarski, Kevin LF 4 0 2 1 .351 CS (2)
NYM AFL Thompson, David 3B 3 1 1 0 .328 2B (7)
NYM MPL Uriarte, Juan C 5 1 1 0 .273 2B (1)
NYY AFL Florial, Estevan RF 4 2 2 0 .286 3B(2)
NYY DL Navarro, Yamaico 1B 2 0 2 2 .379 BB (20)
OAK AFL Neuse, Sheldon SS 4 0 2 0 .314 2B (7)
PHI AFL Green, Zach 1B 5 1 2 0 .258 2B (4)
PHI AFL Randolph, Cornelius LF 4 2 3 1 .239 2B (4), BB (7)
PHI VL Gomez, Jose SS 4 1 1 3 .154 HR (1)
PIT AFL Hill, Logan RF 5 1 3 3 .239 2B (5), SB (1)
PIT DL Kang, Jung-Ho 3B 3 0 2 0 .137 BB (8)
PIT DL Marte, Starling CF 3 0 2 0 .178
SD ABL McElroy, Casey 3B 5 0 2 1 .400
SD ABL Reed, Buddy CF 3 2 1 0 .333 2B (1), BB (1), SB (1)
SD AFL Guerra, Javier SS 4 0 2 2 .261 CS (1)
SEA AFL Filia, Eric RF 3 2 2 0 .408 BB (12)
SF ABL Bennett, T.J. 3B 5 1 1 1 .200 HR (1)
STL AFL Sosa, Edmundo SS 5 2 2 0 .305
STL VL Ascanio, Rayder SS 4 1 1 0 .234 2B (2)
STL VL Diaz, Imeldo SS 3 1 2 0 .667
TB AFL Lowe, Brandon 2B 4 1 2 2 .224 3B(1), HR (2)
TB AFL Padlo, Kevin 3B 5 1 2 3 .259 2B (3)
TB AFL Sullivan, Brett C 5 1 3 2 .313
TB VL Gotta, Cade CF 4 1 2 0 .371 2 SB (10)
TOR MPL Saltalamacchia, Jarrod 1B 4 0 2 0 .243
WAS AFL Johnson, Daniel CF 5 0 1 2 .217 2B (3)
WAS DL Severino, Pedro C 4 1 1 2 .111 HR (1)

— PITCHERS —
TEAM CLASS PITCHER IP H R ER BB K ERA
ARI MPL Kussmaul, Ryan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.72
ARI VL Fleck, Kaleb 0.1 2 1 1 1 1 3.31
ATL ABL Janas, Steve 0.1 2 1 1 1 1 27.00
ATL AFL Clouse, Corbin 2 0 0 0 0 1 7.36
ATL AFL Toussaint, Touki 1 0 0 0 0 2 10.38
ATL DL Dirks, Caleb 0.2 2 2 2 0 1 27.00
ATL VL Santiago, Andres 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.00 Sv (2)
BAL AFL Akin, Keegan 1 2 2 2 1 1 2.76
BAL AFL Meisinger, Ryan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
BAL DL Deduno, Sam 0.2 0 1 1 1 0 10.80
BOS AFL McAvoy, Kevin 2 2 1 1 0 2 6.30
BOS VL Bastardo, Luis 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0.60
CHC MPL Mejia, Miguel 1 2 1 1 1 1 1.53
CHC MPL Moskos, Daniel 1 1 0 0 1 0 0.69
CHC VL Perakslis, Steve 5 5 4 4 1 3 6.67 L (1 – 2)
CIN AFL Bautista, Wendolyn 5 8 4 3 1 2 9.82 L (0 – 2)
CIN AFL Bender, Joel 1 3 3 3 1 1 7.59
CIN DL Adames, Jose 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
CIN DL Ogando, Nefi 1 1 0 0 0 2 0.00
CLE AFL Angulo, Argenis 1 0 0 0 1 2 9.00
COL AFL Farris, James 1 3 3 3 1 1 11.57
COL AFL Jemiola, Zach 2 3 3 3 1 1 2.74 L (2 – 1)
COL MPL House, Austin 1 2 0 0 1 2 3.14 Sv (10)
CWS ABL Bollinger, Ryan 5.2 4 3 2 1 9 3.18
CWS DL Soto, Giovanni 0.1 2 2 2 1 1 54.00
DET AFL Moreno, Gerson 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 2.61
HOU MPL Dorris, Jacob 1.2 0 0 0 2 1 2.70
LAA ABL Holland, Sam 1 2 1 1 1 2 5.63 W (3 – 1)
LAA VL Lamb, John 5 4 4 4 4 6 5.79
LAD AFL Anderson, Isaac 1 0 0 0 1 2 2.19
MIA MPL Kane, Tyler 4 2 0 0 6 2 3.77
MIA VL Bencomo, Omar 6 6 3 3 2 3 6.09
MIL AFL Griep, Nate 1 4 3 3 0 1 5.40
MIL AFL Ortega, Jorge 1 0 0 0 2 1 8.53
MIL AFL Torres-Costa, Quintin 2 4 0 0 0 2 4.50
MIL DL Lopez, Jorge 4 7 5 5 0 4 2.65 L (2 – 1)
MIL VL Lopez, Frank 2 0 0 0 0 0 8.03 W (1 – 1)
MIN AFL Hackimer, Thomas 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.31
MIN AFL Jay, Tyler 1 2 1 1 0 1 5.59
NYM VL Albaladejo, Jonathan 5 9 4 4 3 3 4.50
NYM VL Baldonado, Alberto 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
NYM VL Canelon, Kevin 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
OAK AFL Bragg, Sam 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.82
OAK AFL Romero, Luis 2 4 1 1 0 1 7.59
OAK AFL Shore, Logan 4 5 4 4 0 5 6.00 L (1 – 1)
PHI AFL Brown, Aaron 1 3 1 1 1 0 3.00
PHI AFL Cleavinger, Garrett 1 0 0 0 1 2 6.35
PIT AFL Brubaker, J.T. 2 3 0 0 0 2 2.63
PIT AFL Hearn, Taylor 3 3 2 2 3 5 3.06 W (2 – 0)
SD AFL Keel, Jerry 3 5 2 2 0 2 4.91 W (1 – 0)
SD MPL Reyes, Gerardo 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.61
SD VL Castillo, Jose 2 0 0 0 1 2 3.52
SD VL Ruiz, Jose 0.2 1 1 1 1 1 4.35 L (1 – 2)
SEA VL Unsworth, Dylan 3 3 0 0 0 3 3.98
SF ABL Young, Pat 1 1 1 1 0 1 9.00
SF AFL Gregorio, Joan 2 0 0 0 0 1 5.87
SF VL Flores, Jose 1 3 0 0 0 0 14.21
SF VL Rosin, Seth 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0.68
STL AFL Lucas, Josh 1 2 1 1 0 1 5.25
STL DL Mayers, Mike 6 4 2 2 1 3 2.54 L (1 – 1)
STL MPL Zeid, Josh 1 3 2 2 0 1 18.00
STL VL Baker, Corey 1 1 1 1 1 2 3.05
STL VL Socolovich, Miguel 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 Sv (1)
TEX AFL Davis, Tyler 4 2 1 1 0 1 4.50 W (2 – 0)
TEX AFL Dykstra, James 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.00
TEX AFL Ferguson, Tyler 1 2 2 2 1 1 6.35
TEX DL Pena, Richelson 1.2 1 0 0 1 0 1.45
TOR ABL Lietz, Daniel 0.2 1 3 3 2 1 40.50 L (0 – 1)
TOR AFL McClelland, Jackson 1 1 1 1 0 0 7.20
TOR DL Fernandez, Jose 1 1 1 1 0 1 3.12
TOR DL Smith, Chris 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.79
WAS AFL Williams, Austen 0.2 5 5 5 0 1 10.67
WAS DL Rogers, Esmil 6 4 0 0 1 7 3.09 W (3 – 2)
WAS DL Valdez, Phillips 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 W (2 – 0)

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