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Baseball America Prospect Report—April 2, 2021



Ke’Bryan Hayes, 3B, Pirates — Hayes began the 2021 season in much the same fashion that he ended 2020. Hayes’ two-run home run off of Kyle Hendricks in the first inning gave Pittsburgh a lead it never relinquished. Hayes now has six home runs in just 100 MLB plate appearances. In the minors, Hayes hit a home run every 80 plate appearances.

Cristian Pache, CF, Braves — Pache hit his first official double of his MLB career in Atlanta’s extra-inning loss to Philadelphia as he went 1-for-4 with a run scored. Pache did double in the postseason last year, but his Opening Day two-bagger was his first in the regular season.

Gavin Lux, 2B, Dodgers — Lux’s 2020 season never really got going, but his 2021 is off to a much better start. Lux went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the Dodgers’ loss to the Rockies.

Jonathan India, 2B, Reds — In his MLB debut, India went 2-for-4 with a double. Eugenio Suarez had some trouble at shortstop with two errors, so the Reds’ experiment of sliding Suarez to shortstop so India could play second (with Mike Moustakas moving to third) wasn’t flawless. But India more than did his share on Thursday.

Kyle Isbel, OF, Royals — Another player making his MLB debut, Isbel went 3-for-5 with a run scored and two RBI. Isbel showed a comfort level hitting with two strikes. Two of his three hits came in two-strike counts.

BATTERS

TEAMCLASSRANKPLAYER, POSABRHBIAVGNOTES
ARIMAJ#9Pavin Smith RF2010.5002B (1)
ATLMAJ#1Cristian Pache CF4110.2502B (1)
CINMAJ#3Jonathan India 2B4020.5002B (1)
CINMAJ#4Tyler Stephenson C3010.333
CLEMAJ#30Yu Chang 1B2000.000
CLEMAJ#3Andres Gimenez SS4000.000
CWSMAJ#27Zack Collins DH4000.000
CWSMAJ#3Nick Madrigal 2B3010.333CS (1)
HOUMAJ#12Chas McCormick LF0000--
KCMAJ#6Kyle Isbel RF5132.600
LADMAJ#11Zach McKinstry 2B11101.0002B (1)
LADMAJ#7Edwin Rios PH1000.000
MIAMAJ#4Jazz Chisholm 2B3000.000
PITMAJ#1Ke'Bryan Hayes 3B5112.200HR (1), BB (1)
SDMAJ#8Tucupita Marcano PH0100--BB (1)
SEAMAJ#23Jake Fraley LF1001.0003 BB (3)
SEAMAJ#6Taylor Trammell CF3101.0002 BB (2)
STLMAJ#1Dylan Carlson CF3113.333HR (1), BB (1)
STLMAJ#15Justin Williams RF4000.000
TBMAJ#2Randy Arozarena RF4010.250
TEXMAJ#3Leody Taveras CF5000.000

PITCHERS

TEAMCLASSRANKPLAYERIPHRERBBKERANOTES
CWSMAJ#15Matt Foster0.1000000.00
CWSMAJ#11Codi Heuer1.2200110.00
HOUMAJ#11Enoli Paredes1.0110220.00
HOUMAJ#25Blake Taylor0.1000010.00
KCMAJ#15Carlos Hernandez3.0322156.00W (1-0)
MINMAJ#20Cody Stashak1.0000010.00
NYYMAJ#26Nick Nelson1.0110030.00L (0-1)
PHIMAJ#23Connor Brogdon1.0000000.00W (1-0)
SEAMAJ#21Anthony Misiewicz1.0000000.00W (1-0)
TBMAJ#25Ryan Thompson1.0100010.00W (1-0)
TEXMAJ#21Kyle Cody1.04331227.00

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