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Baseball America Prospect Report — July 27, 2021

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Keibert Ruiz, C, Triple-A Oklahoma City (Dodgers) — Ruiz is on a roll. Ruiz extended his hitting streak to 10 games with three hits on Monday including a double. Ruiz also has extra-base hits in each of his past four games. In July Ruiz is hitting .370/.426/.716.

Jo Adell, OF, Triple-A Salt Lake (Angels) — Adell hit his 20th home run of the season as part of a 2-for-4 night. Adell moved back into a tie with Taylor Motter for the most home runs by any Triple-A hitter.

Seth Beer, 1B, Triple-A Reno (D-Backs) — Beer hit his ninth home run of the season on Monday. It’s been an up-and-down season for the D-Backs’ slugger. While his slash line looks very solid (.276/.380/.490) when you account for the boost Reno provides to a hitter’s stats, it’s not so impressive. Beer’s actually been a roughly average hitter for Reno this year as the team’s slash line as a team is .280/.371/.507.

Andry Lara, RHP, FCL Nationals — Lara, one of the Nationals’ best prospects, allowed no runs in five innings of work, striking out seven for the Florida Complex League Nationals. This was the second time in five appearances that Lara has worked five scoreless innings.

Blaze Jordan, 3B, FCL Red Sox — Jordan went 3-for-3 with his third home run of the season with the FCL Red Sox.

Greg Deichmann, OF, Triple-A Las Vegas (Athletics) — Deichmann went 1-for-3 with a double and his 50th walk of the season, which represents a career best already. The 26-year-old outfielder’s spike in walk rate is a notable development this year. But more notably, Deichmann was traded midway through last night’s game, one of two prospects headed to the Cubs in exchange for LHP Andrew Chafin. You can read our full analysis of that deal here.

Chris Rodriguez, RHP, Triple-A Salt Lake (Angels) — It’s been an interesting year for Rodriguez. He began the year as the Angels’ top-ranked pitching prospect (he’s been overtaken by Reid Detmers in that regard) and pitched out of the big league bullpen effectively over the first month of the season until shoulder inflammation shut him down for all of May. Injuries are nothing new for Rodriguez, who missed time in 2018 and 2019 with back issues. Despite those injury woes, the Angels opted to stretch him back out as a starter upon his return from the injured list, and last night he made his first start for Triple-A Salt Lake since being promoted from Double-A. It was a mixed outing -- Rodriguez allowed four runs and walked four over four innings -- but the Angels now have Rodriguez and Detmers waiting at Triple-A as pitching depth. Should they decide to sell this week (they’re five games back of the second wild card spot) and potentially part with Andrew Heaney or Dylan Bundy, two interesting replacement options appear close to ready.

HITTERS

ORGCLASSRANKPLAYERABRHRBIAVGNOTES
ARIAAA#14Seth Beer, 1B31210.2762B (25), HR (9), 2 BB (27),
ARIAAA#19Jake McCarthy, OF61210.219
ARIR#26Jeferson Espinal, OF41100.197
BOSMAJ#5Jarren Duran, OF40000.263
BOSR#16Blaze Jordan, 3B32330.4642 2B (6), HR (2), BB (2),
CHCR#10Reggie Preciado, SS41200.3332B (2), E (2),
CHCR#15Ismael Mena, OF50100.125
CHCR#21Owen Caissie, OF42110.385HR (3),
CHCR#28Ronnier Quintero, C20000.000
CINMAJ#3Jonathan India, 2B51200.279
CINMAJ#4Tyler Stephenson, C10010.287
CLER#26Isaiah Greene, OF51100.211BB (9),
COLMAJ#1Brendan Rodgers, SS41110.280HR (6),
COLR#7Colton Welker, 3B20110.5002B (1), BB (1),
COLAAA#10Ryan Vilade, OF40200.271SB (10),
COLR#16Adael Amador, SS30010.333
CWSMAJ#1Andrew Vaughn, 1B40120.258
CWSR#24Benyamin Bailey, OF51210.161HR (3), SB (1),
CWSMAJ#27Zack Collins, C10000.215
DETR#14Roberto Campos, OF40210.2202B (3),
DETMAJ#17Akil Baddoo, OF50100.2702B (15),
DETMAJ#21Derek Hill, OF40000.307
DETR#23Adinso Reyes, SS40000.135E (3),
DETR#29Jose De La Cruz, OF50100.1792B (5),
KCR#7Erick Pena, OF30200.1382B (3), 3B (1),
LAAAAA#1Jo Adell, OF41220.279HR (20), SB (8),
LAAMAJ#2Brandon Marsh, OF31100.2522B (8), BB (19),
LAAR#13Arol Vera, SS51100.304
LAAR#15Jose Bonilla, SS31000.200BB (8),
LAAR#16Alexander Ramirez, OF51310.2262B (1), HR (1),
LAAR#18Adrian Placencia, SS41130.267HR (1), BB (3), CS (1),
LAAR#24David Calabrese, OF50000.000
LAAR#28Werner Blakely, SS50000.091
LADAAA#1Keibert Ruiz, C40310.3082B (18), E (5),
LADAAA#19Omar Estevez, 2B41100.219
LADAAA#30Zach Reks, OF40000.298
MIAR#21Jose Salas, SS21100.400SB (3),
MILR#3Hedbert Perez, OF50200.333
MILR#7Mario Feliciano, C41100.1842B (2),
MILR#10Jeferson Quero, C30000.176BB (8), CS (1),
MILR#11Eduardo Garcia, SS40000.208BB (2),
MILR#15Jesus Parra, 3B41120.286HR (1),
MILR#19Luis Medina, OF31110.222HR (1),
MILR#23Jheremy Vargas, SS40000.308
MINMAJ#3Trevor Larnach, OF40000.230
MINMAJ#12Brent Rooker, OF31110.227HR (23), BB (40),
NYMMAJ#25Travis Blankenhorn, 3B10000.233
NYYR#12Kevin Alcantara, OF41100.381
NYYR#13Alexander Vargas, SS40000.317
NYYR#21Raimfer Salinas, OF32210.3552B (1), 2 SB (2),
NYYR#22Antonio Gomez, C41100.276
OAKAAA#9Greg Deichmann, OF31110.3002B (14), BB (50),
OAKAAA#17Austin Allen, C51100.289
OAKAAA#25Skye Bolt, OF21100.2782 BB (17),
PHIMAJ#13Mickey Moniak, OF10000.243
SDAAA#3Luis Campusano, C30000.246
SDAAA#25Ivan Castillo, 2B40100.287
SEAMAJ#2Jarred Kelenic, OF31000.214BB (27),
SEAAAA#6Taylor Trammell, OF31110.210BB (27),
SEAMAJ#8Cal Raleigh, C40130.3002B (23),
SEAR#19Milkar Perez, 3B31100.290BB (5),
SFAAA#2Joey Bart, C51100.316
SFAAA#3Heliot Ramos, OF41100.2302B (15),
SFR#15Logan Wyatt, 1B20000.239
SFR#17Aeverson Arteaga, SS41000.267BB (2),
SFR#25Adrian Sugastey, C52200.259
SFR#26Rayner Santana, C30100.143
SFR#30Alexander Suarez, OF40100.345CS (1),
TEXAAA#3Leody Taveras, OF51110.214HR (13),
TEXR#7Maximo Acosta, SS42220.240HR (1),
TEXR#13Sherten Apostel, 3B32000.2602 BB (18),
WASR#12Sammy Infante, SS30000.229
WASR#12Sammy Infante, SS20000.229BB (6),
WASMAJ#15Tres Barrera, C30200.244BB (19),
WASR#16Daniel Marte, OF30110.1793B (1),
WASR#16Daniel Marte, OF41120.179HR (2),
WASR#26Andry Arias, OF20000.208
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PITCHERS

ORGCLASSRANKPLAYERIPHRERBBKERANOTES
ARIAAA#16Jordan Weems, RHP1.0100029.26W (1-3)
ARIAAA#24Humberto Mejia, RHP6.0822075.27
ATLMAJ#5Bryse Wilson, RHP3.0400124.85
ATLMAJ#7Kyle Muller, LHP5.0400233.41W (4-5)
CHCMAJ#27Keegan Thompson, RHP1.0100122.21
CINMAJ#9Tony Santillan, RHP1.2100033.18
COLMAJ#17Ben Bowden, LHP0.2000025.68
CWSMAJ#4Garrett Crochet, LHP1.0200123.03
CWSMAJ#11Codi Heuer, RHP1.0000005.12
DETMAJ#4Matt Manning, RHP5.0544147.03
HOUMAJ#2Luis Garcia, RHP4.2665193.09
HOUMAJ#5Bryan Abreu, RHP1.0111123.99
HOUMAJ#25Blake Taylor, LHP1.1000023.62
LAAAAA#3Chris Rodriguez, RHP4.2644444.28
NYYR#3Clarke Schmidt, RHP3.0100050.00
OAKAAA#3Daulton Jefferies, RHP5.01044045.19
PHIMAJ#1Spencer Howard, RHP3.2644023.78
PHIMAJ#23Connor Brogdon, RHP1.0000013.69
SDAAA#16Reiss Knehr, RHP6.0200274.02
SFR#16Nick Swiney, LHP1.0100110.00
TBR#7Brendan McKay, LHP1.0000000.00
TEXR#30Jose Corniell, RHP3.0322129.82
TORMAJ#15Thomas Hatch, RHP3.2733142.73
WASR#5Andry Lara, RHP5.0400176.17W (1-1)
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