Baseball America Prospect Report—April 7, 2021
—No. 6 prospect Adbert Alzolay struggled in his first start of the season, allowing four runs on four hits and two walks in five innings while striking out four. The 25-year-old righthander averaged 92.9 mph on his fastball and induced eight swings and misses, five with his heater and three with his plus slider.
Chicago White Sox
—No. 4 prospect Garrett Crochet made his second appearance in the team's win over the Mariners. The 21-year-old lefty averaged 96.1 mph on his fastball and got two swings and misses with the 80-grade pitch. Crochet struck out two and allowed a walk and a hit in an inning of work.
—No. 29 prospect Zack Collins crushed his first homer of the season off the bat at 98.8 mph. In addition to his three-run shot, Collins also let loose on a double that left the bat at 103.4 mph. The 26-year-old catcher has three hits in 12 at-bats thus far.
—No. 3 prospect Jonathan India collected three hits in four at-bats in the team's win against the Pirates. The 24-year-old second baseman/third baseman drove in four runs, tripled for the first time in his career and scored three times. India is 9-for-19 with seven RBIs and four runs.
—No. 3 prospect Casey Mize struck out four batters in four innings of work, allowing a run on five hits and two walks in the team's win over the Twins. The 23-year-old righthander averaged 96 mph on his fastball and got five swings and misses, including two with his fastball.
—No. 14 prospect Akil Baddoo entered the game as a pinch runner in the eighth inning and delivered the game-winning run on a single in the 10th to continue his impressive start to the season. Baddoo, one of 14 Rule 5 draftees to make an Opening Day roster, is 4-for-8 with two home runs and six RBIs.
—No. 4 prospect Jazz Chisholm plated one on his first double of the season in the team's loss to the Cardinals. The 23-year-old middle infielder is 3-for-13 with an RBI and two stolen bases.
St. Louis Cardinals
—No. 1 prospect Dylan Carlson crushed a solo home run in the ninth inning off the bat at 102.1 mph to help give the Cardinals some insurance in their win over the Marlins. The 22-year-old outfielder has two hits, both home runs, in 15 at-bats.
Tampa Bay Rays
—No. 2 prospect Randy Arozarena crushed a single off the bat at 95.8 mph in the team's win over the Red Sox. The 2020 ALCS MVP is off to a strong start to the season, with five hits in 16 at-bats and a run scored.
—No. 4 prospect Dane Dunning earned the win in his first start of the season, striking out six batters in five innings while allowing a run on three hits. The 26-year-old righthander induced 10 swings and misses, including six with his sinker and two each with his slider and changeup.
|ARI||MAJ||#3||Geraldo Perdomo SS||5||1||1||0||.111||BB (2)|
|ARI||MAJ||#9||Pavin Smith RF||4||0||0||0||.154|
|ATL||MAJ||#1||Cristian Pache CF||4||0||1||0||.143|
|BAL||MAJ||#5||Ryan Mountcastle LF||4||1||2||0||.208|
|CIN||MAJ||#3||Jonathan India 2B||4||3||3||4||.474||3B (1)|
|CWS||MAJ||#27||Zack Collins C||5||1||2||3||.250||2B (1), HR (1)|
|CWS||MAJ||#3||Nick Madrigal 2B||3||1||1||0||.222||SB (1)|
|CWS||MAJ||#1||Andrew Vaughn LF||2||1||1||0||.091||2B (1), 2 BB (3)|
|DET||MAJ||#17||Akil Baddoo PR-RF||1||0||1||1||.500|
|HOU||MAJ||#12||Chas McCormick PR-DH||0||1||0||0||.250|
|LAD||MAJ||#11||Zach McKinstry RF||4||0||0||0||.400|
|LAD||MAJ||#7||Edwin Rios 3B||4||2||2||1||.231||HR (1)|
|MIA||MAJ||#4||Jazz Chisholm 2B||3||0||1||1||.231||2B (1)|
|MIN||MAJ||#4||Ryan Jeffers C||2||0||0||0||.200||BB (2)|
|MIN||MAJ||#12||Brent Rooker LF||3||0||0||0||.091|
|SD||MAJ||#8||Tucupita Marcano PH||1||0||1||0||.200|
|SEA||MAJ||#23||Jake Fraley LF||2||1||0||0||.100||SB (1)|
|SEA||MAJ||#6||Taylor Trammell CF||3||0||0||0||.077||BB (4)|
|STL||MAJ||#1||Dylan Carlson CF||4||1||1||1||.133||HR (2)|
|STL||MAJ||#30||John Nogowski PH||0||0||0||0||.500||BB (1)|
|STL||MAJ||#15||Justin Williams PH||1||0||0||0||.000|
|TB||MAJ||#2||Randy Arozarena RF||5||0||1||1||.313|
|TB||MAJ||#20||Kevin Padlo 3B||2||0||0||0||.000|
|TEX||MAJ||#8||Jonah Heim C||4||1||1||1||.286||HR (1)|
|TEX||MAJ||#3||Leody Taveras CF||3||0||1||0||.063|
|TOR||MAJ||#5||Alejandro Kirk C||3||0||0||0||.000|
|BAL||MAJ||#9||Dean Kremer||3.0||5||3||3||4||5||9.00||L (0-1)|
|CHC||MAJ||#5||Adbert Alzolay||5.0||4||4||4||2||4||7.20||L (0-1)|
|COL||MAJ||#17||Ben Bowden||1.0||3||3||2||0||0||15.43||L (0-1)|
|TB||MAJ||#25||Ryan Thompson||1.0||1||2||1||0||0||7.71||L (1-1)|
|TEX||MAJ||#4||Dane Dunning||5.0||3||1||1||0||6||1.80||W (1-0)|