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The 22-year-old righty put in the time last offseason to boost his velocity. The effort is paying off as he repeats the Cal League.
Baseball America Prospect Report -- May 23, 2019
Gavin Lux has a nine-game hitting streak, Jarred Kelenic goes yard, Brendan McKay continues his scoreless streak and more.
Cullen Large Impresses With Work Ethic
Recovered from a shoulder injury he suffered last year, Large got off to a hot start in the Florida State League.
Tyson Miller Forces Hitters' Hands
The 6-foot-4 righty uses his cutter and breaking ball at Double-A to keep the ball away from the barrel of opponents.
Jose Urquidy Takes A Giant Step Forward
A post-Tommy John surgery velocity boost had helped push Urquidy toward the top of the Astros' depth chart.
Baseball America Prospect Report -- May 22, 2019
Matt Manning leads the Eastern League in strikeouts, Brady Singer remains consistent, Will Smith's power spikes and more.
Franklin Torres Continues Adding Versatility
Torres has started playing catcher for high Class A Inland Empire, increasing his already impressive defensive value.
Rhett Wiseman Sees Improved Results With Improved Swing
After tweaking his swing over the past two offseasons, Wiseman is experiencing a career-best year with Double-A Harrisburg.
Konnor Pilkington Providing Promising Results
A third-round pick out of Mississippi State in 2018, Pilkington has 70 strikeouts in 56.2 innings this season.
Canaan Smith Is A Disciplined Hitter
The 2017 fourth-rounder makes hard contact, uses the whole field and sees the ball well at low Class A Charleston.