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Baseball America Prospect Report -- April 26, 2019

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Wander Franco (Photo by Dan Arnold)

Wander Franco, SS, Rays. Franco had a three-hit night for low Class A Bowling Green. The Rays’ top prospect crushed two home runs, drove in three run and scored three times. His single was a ball that hit the wall, but he was held up by the baserunner in front of him. Franco is really heating up as he has an 11-game hitting streak and four multi-hit games since April 13. What’s most impressive are his rarely seen contact skills.

Blaine Knight, RHP, Orioles. Knight gave up just two hits in five innings for low Class A Delmarva. The righthander didn’t walk a batter and collected eight strikeouts before making his exit. The Orioles’ No. 10 prospect works with a three-pitch mix and has a feel for how to approach different hitters.

Nate Pearson, RHP, Blue Jays. Pearson went five innings for high Class A Dunedin, allowing just one hit and one walk. The electric righthander struck out a season-high 10 batters while lowering his ERA to 0.95. The Jays’ No. 6 prospect attacks hitters with a plus fastball that can touch triple digits and a slider that flashes above-average.

Oscar Mercado, DH, Indians. Mercado went two for four with a double and home run for Triple-A Columbus. He has enjoyed great success against the Norfolk Tides, tallying 16 total bases in just three games. The Indians’ No. 16 prospect is now batting .362/.450/.609 with 12 extra base hits in 69 at-bats.

Ryan Noda, OF, Blue Jays. Noda had three hits in six at-bats for high Class A Dunedin. The outfielder had two doubles and drove in three runs. While he is an adequate defender in the outfield, The Jays’ No. 14 prospect is known for having a good eye at the plate and hitting for power to all fields.

Simeon Woods-Richardson, RHP, Mets. Woods-Richardson struck out seven batters of the nine outs he recorded for low Class A Columbia. The righthander did give up three runs, one of which was earned. He has only allowed two earned runs in 14 and two-thirds innings. The Mets’ No. 8 prospect works mostly with a fastball-curveball combo and is showing promise with his changeup.

Johan Oviedo, RHP, Cardinals. The Cardinals’ No. 20 prospect went six and a third innings for high Class A Jupiter, allowing three hits and one earned run. The righthander did walk three batters and tossed 91 pitches before making his exit. Oviedo has a three-pitch mix highlighted by good feel for an above-average changeup but tends to have struggles with his control.

Willi Castro, SS, Tigers. Castro had a four-hit game for Triple-A Toledo. The shortstop drove in a run and came around to score twice. The Tigers’ No. 9 prospect has a below-average hit tool but is considered a solid defender who has a plus arm and above-average speed.

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TEAMCLASSPLAYER, POSABRHBIAVGNotes
ARIAAChisholm, Jazz SS5000.115
ARIAAEllis, Drew 3B3120.245BB (7)
ARIAASmith, Pavin 1B4010.267BB (10)
ARIAAVarsho, Daulton C5010.231
ARIAAYoung, Andy 2B3110.274
ARIAAAWidener, Taylor P2000.000
ARIHiAMcCarthy, Jake CF4121.2572B (5)
ARILoAAlexander, Blaze 2B4121.5003B (1), SB (1)
ARILoAKennedy, Buddy 3B4112.2502B (1)
ARILoAPerdomo, Geraldo SS4120.267BB (14)
ARILoAThomas, Alek CF4120.246SB (3)
ATLAAAAllard, Kolby P2000.000
ATLAAARiley, Austin 3B3222.231HR (3), BB (8)
ATLHiAContreras, William C5230.286
ATLHiAJenista, Greyson CF2112.203HR (1), 3 BB (9)
ATLHiARamos, Jeffrey LF5021.259
ATLHiAWilson, Isranel RF4220.2202B (3), BB (9)
ATLMAJParsons, Wes P0000--
BALAABannon, Rylan PH-3B1010.282
BALAADiaz, Yusniel RF3010.230BB (9)
BALAAMcKenna, Ryan CF5110.1692B (3)
BALAAAMountcastle, Ryan 1B4010.293
BALAAAStewart, DJ RF4000.230
BALLoAEncarnacion, Jean Carlos 3B4000.219
BALLoAGrenier, Cadyn SS4220.257
BALLoAHall, Adam 2B3121.3792 SB (9)
BOSAAChatham, C.J. SS4000.351
BOSAADalbec, Bobby 3B4220.208
BOSAANetzer, Brett 2B4000.274
BOSAAAOckimey, Josh DH4000.207
BOSAAATravis, Sam 1B3111.200HR (1), BB (7)
BOSHiACastellanos, Pedro 1B4120.2302B (5), BB (5)
BOSHiADuran, Jarren CF4310.390BB (7)
BOSLoACasas, Triston 1B4222.2302B (6), HR (2)
BOSLoAHowlett, Brandon 3B4011.179CS (3)
BOSMAJChavis, Michael 2B4112.182HR (2)
CHCAAPereda, Jhonny C3020.240BB (12)
CHCAAYoung, Jared 1B4000.273
CHCHiAAdeman, Aramis SS4120.275
CHCHiAHerron, Jimmy RF4000.186
CHCHiAWilson, D.J. CF4000.140
CHCLoARoederer, Cole CF5220.2313B (1), SB (3)
CHCLoAVelazquez, Nelson LF4120.310BB (3), SB (1)
CINAAFriedl, T.J. RF3211.152BB (10), SB (3)
CINAAIsabel, Ibandel 1B4111.250HR (5)
CINAAMoss, Scott P1000.000
CINAARodriguez, Alfredo SS3100.250
CINAASiri, Jose CF4000.211
CINAAStephenson, Tyler C3110.2272B (2)
CINAATrammell, Taylor LF3001.290
CINHiAClementina, Hendrik DH3010.213
CINHiAFairchild, Stuart CF3000.115
CINHiAGarcia, Jose SS3120.6672B (1), BB (1)
CINHiAIndia, Jonathan 3B4113.266HR (4)
CINLoABautista, Mariel LF4110.250SB (6)
CINLoASiani, Mike CF4110.1713B (1)
CINLoASpillane, Bren 3B2000.1882 BB (9), SB (2)
CLEAAJohnson, Daniel CF5011.265
CLEAAABradley, Bobby 1B3000.294BB (7)
CLEAAAHaase, Eric C4112.196HR (6)
CLEAAAMercado, Oscar DH4121.3622B (9), HR (2)
CLEHiAJones, Nolan 3B4021.3382B (3)
CLELoAFreeman, Tyler SS3230.3233B (1), 3 BB (12)
CLELoAHolmes, Quentin CF6011.148
CLELoANaylor, Bo PH-C6132.203CS (2)
COLAABoswell, Bret 2B6100.194
COLAAFernandez, Vince LF3121.3063 BB (12), SB (1)
COLAANevin, Tyler 1B6030.261
COLAAWelker, Colton 3B6021.292
COLAAADaza, Yonathan CF3000.3782 BB (4), SB (3), CS (1)
COLAAAFuentes, Josh 1B5020.3142B (4)
COLAAAHilliard, Sam RF4233.2472B (7), HR (8), BB (13), SB (2)
COLAAARamos, Roberto DH5110.304
COLAAARodgers, Brendan 3B5330.2842B (5), 3B (1)
COLHiAVilade, Ryan SS4010.311CS (2)
COLLoAMacIver, Willie DH4000.310
COLLoAVavra, Terrin SS5021.319
CWSLoABasabe, Luis Alexander CF3020.3082 BB (2)
CWSLoABush, Bryce DH3120.1693B (2), BB (8), SB (1)
CWSLoAWalker, Steele RF4030.361
DETAAACameron, Daz PH1000.232
DETAAACastro, Willi SS6241.348
DETAAALugo, Dawel 3B4010.313BB (7)
DETAAARobson, Jacob RF4010.241SB (3)
DETAAAWoodrow, Danny CF6010.254
DETHiAClemens, Kody 2B4000.164
DETLoAMcMillan, Sam DH4021.211BB (5)
DETLoAPerez, Wenceel PR-SS1001.169
HOUAADawson, Ronnie CF3110.237BB (8)
HOUAAMatijevic, J.J. 1B4000.254
HOUAAToro, Abraham 3B4121.273
HOUAAAStraw, Myles SS4011.298
HOUAAAStubbs, Garrett C3000.222
HOUAAATucker, Kyle LF3111.153HR (4)
HOUHiAArauz, Jonathan SS4021.2272B (6)
HOUHiABeer, Seth LF3112.338HR (4)
HOULoAAdolph, Ross LF4000.123
KCAALee, Khalil CF2100.2862 BB (10)
KCAAPeterson, Kort LF4000.176
KCAARivera, Emmanuel 3B4010.2432B (5)
KCAAViloria, Meibrys C3010.1272B (1), BB (7)
KCAAAGutierrez, Kelvin 3B2000.3242 BB (13)
KCAAALopez, Nicky 2B4110.315
KCLoAGigliotti, Michael CF5212.265SB (10)
LAAAAALund, Brennon CF4211.162HR (2), BB (9)
LAAAAARojas, Jose 2B4000.306BB (7)
LAAAAAThaiss, Matt 3B2111.2433 BB (13)
LAAAAAWalsh, Jared DH2000.2602 BB (7)
LAAMAJRengifo, Luis 2B4110.250
LADAAEstevez, Omar 2B5121.426
LADAALux, Gavin SS4111.328
LADAAPeters, DJ RF3010.231
LADAARuiz, Keibert PH1000.233
LADAASantana, Cristian DH2010.368BB (5)
LADAAThomas, Cody CF3011.242
LADAAABeaty, Matt 1B2000.275BB (10)
LADAAAJackson, Drew 2B3000.220
LADAAARios, Edwin 3B3000.226
LADAAASantana, Dennis P2000.000
LADAAASborz, Josh P0000--
LADAAASmith, Will C2000.296BB (12)
LADHiADowns, Jeter SS4210.200BB (6), 3 SB (7)
LADHiARincon, Carlos LF4000.210
LADHiAWong, Connor C2011.161BB (10)
LADLoAAmaya, Jacob 2B4000.219
LADLoAVargas, Miguel 3B3100.262BB (14)
LADMAJFerguson, Caleb P0000--
LADMAJVerdugo, Alex LF-CF4110.3453B (2)
MIAAADunand, Joe SS3120.233BB (6)
MIAAAMiller, Brian LF4010.247SB (4)
MIAAAADean, Austin RF3000.375BB (7)
MIAAAADiaz, Isan 2B4000.211
MIAAAAHarrison, Monte CF4010.333
MIAHiADevers, Jose SS4010.319
MIAHiAMahan, Riley 2B3000.243BB (7)
MIAHiAMesa, Victor Victor CF4000.239
MIAHiANelson, James 3B4000.187
MIALoABanfield, Will C5121.1542B (3)
MIALoAScott, Connor CF5112.148HR (1)
MIALoATorres, Chris DH4200.123BB (17)
MILAADiplan, Marcos P2000.333
MILAAGrisham, Trent CF4221.210HR (3), BB (7)
MILAAADubon, Mauricio SS2000.218
MILAAAErceg, Lucas 3B0000.310
MILAAAHiura, Keston 2B2000.293BB (3)
MILAAANottingham, Jacob PH-1B1000.204
MILAAAStokes, Troy LF3000.280
MILHiAFeliciano, Mario C3232.304HR (4), BB (6)
MILHiAHenry, Payton DH4000.274
MILHiALutz, Tristen CF4000.164
MINAAArraez, Luis 3B4100.306BB (9)
MINAAARaley, Luke RF4100.213
MINAAARooker, Brent LF2000.224
MINAAAWade, LaMonte LF2000.288
MINHiABaddoo, Akil CF4110.2052B (2)
MINHiAHelman, Michael DH3000.169
MINHiALarnach, Trevor RF3021.270
MINHiALewis, Royce SS4000.192
MINHiAMiranda, Jose 2B3000.203BB (6)
MINHiARortvedt, Ben C3000.235
MINHiAWhitefield, Aaron LF2000.236BB (4)
MINLoACelestino, Gilberto CF3020.1972B (2)
MINLoAMaciel, Gabriel RF4000.406
NYMAAGimenez, Andres DH2000.254SB (3), CS (1)
NYMAAToffey, Will 3B2000.178BB (15)
NYMAAANido, Tomas C0000.324
NYMHiACortes, Carlos 2B5134.2113B (1), HR (1)
NYMLoAMauricio, Ronny SS4021.308CS (3)
NYMLoANewton, Shervyen 2B4000.100
NYMLoAVientos, Mark 3B3000.226
NYYHiALopez, Jason C3011.214
NYYLoABreaux, Josh DH4012.254
OAKAABlanco, Dairon CF4022.327BB (7), SB (7)
OAKAADeichmann, Greg RF2110.2532 BB (12)
OAKAAHeim, Jonah C3232.3332B (4), BB (5)
OAKAAMerrell, Kevin SS3220.200
OAKAAABolt, Skye RF3000.338BB (5)
OAKAAAMateo, Jorge 2B5010.370
OAKAAAMurphy, Sean C5100.365
OAKAAANeuse, Sheldon 3B4233.308HR (2), BB (8)
OAKHiAAllen, Nick SS4021.2672 2B (7)
OAKHiAArmenteros, Lazaro LF4000.213
OAKHiABeck, Austin CF4010.236
OAKHiAEierman, Jeremy 2B4110.145
OAKHiAHannah, Jameson DH4000.224
OAKHiARivas, Alfonso 1B4110.211
PHIAAGamboa, Arquimedes SS4110.120SB (3)
PHIAAHaseley, Adam CF2211.1722 BB (10), SB (1)
PHIAAListi, Austin 1B4100.077BB (12)
PHIHiABrito, Daniel SS3010.163BB (5)
PHIHiADuran, Rodolfo C3012.167BB (3)
PHIHiAOrtiz, Jhailyn RF4110.214BB (3)
PHIHiAVierling, Matt LF4000.286BB (6), CS (3)
PHILoABohm, Alec 1B4130.3662 2B (8), BB (12)
PHILoAGarcia, Luis SS4111.200HR (1), BB (5)
PITAAACraig, Will 1B4000.209BB (9)
PITAAAHayes, Ke'Bryan 3B4010.247BB (12), SB (3)
PITAAAHolmes, Clay P0000--
PITHiAMitchell, Calvin RF4010.2692B (4)
PITLoASanchez, Lolo CF3110.329
PITMAJMartin, Jason CF3000.229
PITMAJReyes, Pablo PH1000.103
PITMAJTucker, Cole SS4020.286
SDAAMiller, Owen SS4010.265
SDAAPotts, Hudson 2B4020.182
SDAAReed, Buddy CF4000.182
SDAAAAllen, Austin C5000.296
SDAAANaylor, Josh RF4020.3092B (7), BB (14)
SDAAAUrias, Luis 2B5111.375HR (2)
SDHiAArias, Gabriel 3B4010.288
SDHiACampusano, Luis C4020.423
SDHiAOrnelas, Tirso RF4010.278
SDHiARosario, Jeisson CF5000.222
SDHiARuiz, Esteury DH4010.2222B (4)
SDLoAEdwards, Xavier 2B4332.3282B (2), BB (7), CS (3)
SDLoAMarcano, Tucupita SS-3B4333.2272B (3), HR (1), BB (7), SB (2), CS (2)
SEAAAFraley, Jake DH5000.267
SEAAALewis, Kyle RF3110.233BB (12)
SEAAAThompson-Williams, Dom CF5130.275CS (1)
SEAAAWalton, Donnie SS3223.2842B (3), HR (3), BB (11)
SEAAAWhite, Evan 1B5000.222
SEAAAABishop, Braden CF4000.257CS (2)
SEAAAALong, Shed LF3100.266BB (10)
SEAHiARaleigh, Cal C4210.2252B (5), BB (8)
SEAHiARizzo, Joe 3B4002.268
SEALoAKelenic, Jarred CF4110.324BB (13), SB (4)
SEAMAJVogelbach, Daniel DH4112.3132B (5), BB (16)
SFAAAAvelino, Abiatal SS4000.206
SFAAAGarcia, Aramis C4113.208HR (4), BB (10)
SFLoAGonzalez, Jacob DH4000.241
STLAACapel, Conner RF-LF3212.222HR (2), BB (7)
STLAACarlson, Dylan CF5000.268
STLAAHurst, Scott PH1000.206
STLAAMontero, Elehuris 3B3121.219BB (5)
STLAAO'Neill, Tyler LF4111.091HR (1)
STLAAAEdman, Tommy 2B5232.3332B (7), HR (2)
STLAAAGarcia, Adolis CF4111.2273B (2)
STLAAAKnizner, Andrew C4111.352
STLHiABaker, Luken 1B4011.242BB (18)
TBAAALowe, Nate 1B3133.3282B (8), 2 BB (15)
TBAAASolak, Nick 2B4110.2622B (3), BB (9)
TBAAAVelazquez, Andrew CF4321.3232B (7), 2 BB (5)
TBHiABrujan, Vidal 2B4000.296
TBHiAGomez, Moises RF3000.157
TBLoAFranco, Wander SS4333.3332 HR (3)
TEXAAAWhite, Eli SS4110.2503B (3)
TEXHiAArias, Diosbel 2B4010.346
TEXHiAMartinez, Julio Pablo LF4100.172BB (4)
TEXHiAReed, Tyreque 1B4020.250
TEXHiATaveras, Leody DH4113.313HR (1), BB (9), CS (2)
TEXLoAHuff, Sam DH2121.333HR (10), 2 BB (2), SB (2)
TEXLoAOrnelas, Jonathan 2B3000.292BB (8)
TEXLoASeise, Chris SS4000.243
TORAASmith, Kevin 3B4000.197
TORAAAAlford, Anthony PR0000.143
TORAAABiggio, Cavan 3B2112.4183 BB (13)
TORAAAMcGuire, Reese C5020.2272B (3)
TORHiANoda, Ryan RF6333.2992 2B (5), BB (7)
TORHiAStevenson, Cal CF6121.188
TORHiAWarmoth, Logan 2B5430.2462B (1), 2 BB (8)
TORLoAGroshans, Jordan SS5000.358
WASAABourque, James P0000--BB (2)
WASAAGarcia, Luis SS4110.219BB (2)
WASAAWard, Drew 3B-1B5000.299BB (5)
WASAAARead, Raudy C2110.2142 BB (4)
WASHiAAgustin, Telmito LF5111.221HR (1)
WASHiACanning, Gage RF5010.135
WASLoAPineda, Israel C4010.183BB (7)
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TEAMCLASSCARD CODEIPHRERBBKERANotes
ARIAAGinkel, Kevin2.0133142.89L (0-1)
ARIAAAWidener, Taylor5.06334112.27W (1-2)
ATLAAAAllard, Kolby5.1722343.86W (2-1)
ATLMAJParsons, Wes2.0011304.35
BALAAHarvey, Hunter5.0100125.60
BALAAAKline, Branden1.0000127.36
BALLoAKnight, Blaine5.0200080.87W (2-0)
BOSMAJBrewer, Colten1.0000009.28
CINAAMoss, Scott5.0633466.35W (1-1)
CINAAAHerget, Jimmy0.2155408.31
COLAAACastellani, Ryan4.0433542.75
COLAAALawrence, Justin1.2222216.10
COLLoAPint, Riley0.10113024.75
CWSAAACease, Dylan3.2764353.44L (2-1)
CWSLoABurdi, Zack1.0222129.00
CWSLoAPilkington, Konnor6.0211172.01
HOUAABielak, Brandon3.2422325.40W (1-0)
HOUAABukauskas, J.B.4.01102912.75
HOUAAAGuduan, Reymin1.0100012.25Sv (1)
HOUAAAMartin, Corbin5.0600161.80W (1-1)
HOUAAAPerez, Cionel3.0100024.73
KCAAAGriffin, Foster6.0622134.43
KCAAAStaumont, Josh0.2100222.79
KCLoACox, Austin4.2255544.12
LAAAAACurtiss, John1.1322029.35
LADAAWhite, Mitchell4.0522033.55
LADAAASantana, Dennis5.1522067.04
LADAAASborz, Josh0.1566117.36
LADMAJFerguson, Caleb1.0000113.46
MIAHiAStewart, Will0.1566214.34L (1-1)
MILAADiplan, Marcos5.0565097.32L (0-2)
MINAAALittell, Zack5.0511344.50
MINLoAEnlow, Blayne4.21077177.64L (2-2)
NYMAARyan, Ryder2.0100024.32
NYMLoAWoods-Richardson, Simeon3.0330071.23L (0-2)
OAKHiAJefferies, Daulton3.0200132.40
PHIAALlovera, Mauricio5.0111552.51W (1-0)
PHIAAADohy, Kyle1.02331227.00L (0-1)
PHILoAEastman, Colton5.0211176.00W (1-2)
PITAAAHolmes, Clay0.2022406.10
SDAAAAllen, Logan1.2542029.95
SDHiAPatino, Luis5.0322154.50L (1-2)
SEAAAWarren, Art1.0120121.17L (0-1)
SEAAAAMcKay, David2.0000036.92
SFAAACoonrod, Sam1.0100015.19
SFHiADoval, Camilo2.0100037.20
SFLoACorry, Seth3.2332261.26L (0-1)
STLAAAReyes, Alex2.2333212.61
STLHiAOviedo, Johan6.2311341.63W (4-0)
TEXAAClase, Emmanuel1.1000010.00
TEXHiAAlexy, A.J.5.0210444.15
TEXHiAEvans, DeMarcus1.2200032.16
TEXMAJHearn, Taylor0.135440108.00L (0-1)
TORAAAPaulino, David4.1744347.71
TORHiAPearson, Nate5.01001100.95W (3-0)
WASAABourque, James2.0331041.69
WASLoAAlastre, Tomas4.0233646.23L (2-2)
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