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Baseball America Prospect Report—July 9, 2021

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Jo Adell, Triple-A Salt Lake (Angels)—Adell continues to knock on the door for a promotion to the major leagues. On Thursday against Sacramento, the 22-year-old outfielder collected three hits in six at-bats, including a two-run home run, in the team's win. Adell has shown off his 70-grade power frequently, with 18 home runs in 53 games to go with 50 RBIs and a .273/.325/.580 slash line.

Alec Burleson, Double-A Springfield (Cardinals)—Burleson has spent much of his pro debut at Double-A and has had no trouble handling the pitching. He hit two home runs on Thursday, drove in four and scored three times against Tulsa. On the season between Double-A and High-A, Burleson is hitting .285/.340/.498 with 13 home runs and 40 RBIs.

Brenton Doyle, High-A Spokane (Rockies)—Doyle is off to a hot start to the month and added two more hits in four at-bats, including a home run, in a win over Vancouver. The 23-year-old outfielder is 12-for-28 (.429) in July with two home runs and six RBIs. On the season, Doyle is hitting .269/.336/.449 with eight homers, 26 RBIs and 15 stolen bases.

Nick Garcia, Low-A Bradenton (Pirates)—Garcia made seven straight appearances out of the bullpen to start his pro career but he's made four starts since. In his latest start on Thursday, he pitched five one-hit innings, striking out five and walking two to earn the win. The 22-year-old righthander is 4-2, 3.21 with 38 strikeouts and 20 walks in 33.2 innings.

Chris McMahon, High-A Spokane (Rockies)—McMahon cruised over six innings to earn the sixth win of his pro career. He allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits and a walk and struck out seven. The 22-year-old righthander is 6-2, 4.28 with 60 strikeouts and 17 walks in 61 innings.

Keibert Ruiz, Triple-A Oklahoma City (Dodgers)—Ruiz has shuttled between the majors and Triple-A this season, but that certainly hasn't hurt his production. On Thursday against El Paso, he hit his 12th Triple-A homer of the season, collected four hits and drove in two. Through 37 games he's matched his career high in home runs, a mark he previously set in 101 games at Double-A Tulsa in 2018. Ruiz is hitting .301/.384/.636 with 30 RBIs and more walks (20) than strikeouts (18).

Drew Waters, Triple-A Gwinnett (Braves)—Waters turned in a strong performance in the team's doubleheader, collecting three hits in eight at-bats, including a home run, a triple and a double. Waters struggled to a .188 average in June, but he's picked up his play in July. On the season, he's hitting .240/.338/.394 with five home runs, 17 RBIs and 15 stolen bases in 21 attempts.

Austin Wells, Low-A Tampa (Yankees)—The 2020 first-rounder from Arizona tallied three hits in three at-bats, homered, drove in six and scored four times against Dunedin. Wells is having a strong pro debut, with a .278/.402/.494 mark, seven homers and 46 RBIs in 180 at-bats.

HITTERS

ORGCLASSRANKPLAYERABRHRBIAVGNOTES
ARIMAJ#2Daulton Varsho, C10000.232BB (18),
ARIAA#5Alek Thomas, OF52200.2732B (12), 3B (6),
ARIMAJ#9Pavin Smith, 1B40000.263
ARILoA#13AJ Vukovich, 3B21110.262HR (9), SB (6),
ARIAAA#14Seth Beer, 1B30010.277
ARIAAA#19Jake McCarthy, OF30000.223BB (25),
ARIAA#22Dominic Fletcher, OF31210.266BB (13),
ARIHiA#23Tristin English, 3B40000.218
ARIMAJ#29Stuart Fairchild, OF30000.324
ATLAAA#1Cristian Pache, OF32210.178HR (4), BB (11), CS (1),
ATLAAA#1Cristian Pache, OF31220.178
ATLAAA#3Drew Waters, OF41130.240HR (5),
ATLAAA#3Drew Waters, OF42200.2402B (10), 3B (1), SB (15),
ATLAA#4Shea Langeliers, C32110.255HR (14), BB (21),
ATLAAA#6William Contreras, C10000.204
ATLAAA#6William Contreras, C41100.204E (3),
ATLHiA#11Michael Harris, OF30000.310
ATLHiA#11Michael Harris, OF21000.310BB (9), SB (14),
ATLHiA#18Bryce Ball, 1B10000.1922 BB (36),
ATLHiA#23Jesse Franklin, OF30000.271
ATLHiA#23Jesse Franklin, OF31120.271HR (12),
ATLAA#25Trey Harris, OF42220.266HR (3),
ATLAA#26Greyson Jenista, OF11100.2012 BB (27), E (3),
ATLHiA#27Logan Brown, C30000.219
ATLHiA#28Beau Philip, SS30000.210
ATLHiA#28Beau Philip, SS20000.210
ATLLoA#29Stephen Paolini, OF22200.1692 2B (7), SB (9),
BALHiA#6Gunnar Henderson, SS40100.2722B (13),
BALHiA#11Jordan Westburg, SS40100.314
BALHiA#15Adam Hall, SS30000.236BB (18),
BOSAA#13Ronaldo Hernandez, C41100.234
BOSAA#20Jeisson Rosario, OF30020.244
BOSAA#24Hudson Potts, 3B30000.194BB (6),
CHCAA#2Brennen Davis, OF31110.280HR (6), CS (2),
CHCAA#8Christopher Morel, 3B41130.214HR (10),
CHCAA#9Chase Strumpf, 2B41100.2172B (10),
CHCLoA#17Luis Verdugo, SS40000.154
CHCAAA#23Alfonso Rivas, 1B40130.2002B (2),
CHCLoA#24Jordan Nwogu, OF40120.168
CHCMAJ#24Sergio Alcantara, SS30100.245
CHCLoA#25Yohendrick Pinango, OF30000.269BB (14), SB (5),
CINMAJ#3Jonathan India, 2B40100.274BB (39),
CINMAJ#4Tyler Stephenson, C10000.279
CINHiA#10Mike Siani, OF32100.2072 BB (28),
CLEAAA#2Nolan Jones, 3B40000.227
CLEAA#5Bo Naylor, C41110.1942B (8),
CLEHiA#6George Valera, OF10000.253
CLEAAA#7Gabriel Arias, SS31110.249HR (6), BB (26), E (9),
CLEHiA#8Brayan Rocchio, SS51200.254SB (12),
CLEHiA#11Aaron Bracho, 2B20010.192BB (19), CS (1),
CLEMAJ#22Bobby Bradley, 1B22210.216HR (18), 2 BB (19),
CLEAAA#30Yu Chang, 3B40000.183
COLMAJ#1Brendan Rodgers, SS51100.284
COLLoA#2Zac Veen, OF30000.2562 BB (35), SB (26), CS (9),
COLHiA#4Michael Toglia, 1B20010.224BB (33), CS (3),
COLAA#8Elehuris Montero, 3B40200.2562B (10),
COLHiA#9Brenton Doyle, OF42230.2692B (11), HR (8),
COLAAA#10Ryan Vilade, OF30000.269
COLLoA#13Grant Lavigne, 1B40100.270
COLLoA#14Drew Romo, C40110.2962B (11),
COLLoA#20Eddy Diaz, SS51200.2112 SB (29), CS (8),
COLLoA#25Mateo Gil, SS41110.253HR (5),
COLLoA#27Ezequiel Tovar, SS31310.317SB (15),
CWSAAA#9Luis Gonzalez, OF31100.200SB (6),
CWSAAA#9Luis Gonzalez, OF30100.200
CWSAAA#12Blake Rutherford, OF40000.225
CWSAAA#12Blake Rutherford, OF41230.225HR (3),
CWSLoA#14Bryan Ramos, 3B10010.249
CWSAA#16Micker Adolfo, OF52230.240HR (13),
CWSLoA#21Cabera Weaver, OF11110.2062B (6),
CWSLoA#22DJ Gladney, 3B10000.205
CWSHiA#25Yolbert Sanchez, SS41100.288SB (2),
CWSLoA#26Jose Rodriguez, SS21100.281SB (15),
CWSLoA#30Chase Krogman, OF11100.222
DETAAA#6Isaac Paredes, 3B52220.2412B (5), HR (6),
DETHiA#9Daniel Cabrera, OF32100.2612 BB (20), E (4),
DETHiA#10Gage Workman, 3B41120.250HR (4), BB (31), SB (23),
DETHiA#13Parker Meadows, OF51110.175
DETHiA#15Bryant Packard, OF40100.247
DETLoA#16Trei Cruz, SS32100.169BB (24), 2 SB (4),
DETAAA#18Kody Clemens, 2B31000.2432 BB (9),
DETMAJ#20Jake Rogers, C30000.226
DETAAA#21Derek Hill, OF52240.3362 HR (4),
DETLoA#22Colt Keith, 3B20010.2412 BB (9),
DETHiA#25Cooper Johnson, C40000.221
DETLoA#26Eliezer Alfonzo, C42210.2342 2B (6),
DETMAJ#30Zack Short, SS30010.219BB (36),
HOUAA#7Korey Lee, C30000.320BB (19),
HOUAA#7Korey Lee, C30100.320
HOUAA#10Grae Kessinger, SS30210.200
HOUAA#10Grae Kessinger, SS21110.200HR (4),
HOUMAJ#12Chas McCormick, OF30210.2482B (6), CS (1),
HOUHiA#18Freudis Nova, SS31000.168BB (12),
HOUHiA#20Shay Whitcomb, SS62110.262SB (16), E (10),
KCAA#1Bobby Witt, SS51200.3042B (10), BB (24),
KCAAA#6Kyle Isbel, OF40220.231
KCHiA#8Nick Loftin, SS40000.242
KCAA#13Nick Pratto, 1B51000.265BB (40),
KCAA#16M.J. Melendez, C51120.273HR (16),
KCAAA#19Edward Olivares, OF51100.330
KCLoA#29Darryl Collins, OF54330.2752B (3), 3B (2),
KCAA#30Brewer Hicklen, OF42200.2102B (8), SB (13),
LAAAAA#1Jo Adell, OF61340.273HR (18), SB (5),
LAAHiA#5Jordyn Adams, OF21110.1872 BB (9), SB (5), CS (1),
LAALoA#12D'Shawn Knowles, OF42100.2323B (3), BB (15),
LAAHiA#22Livan Soto, SS52200.2042B (6), SB (8),
LAAAA#23Orlando Martinez, OF40000.246
LADAAA#1Keibert Ruiz, C51420.2932B (12), HR (13),
LADAA#3Michael Busch, 2B32010.223BB (36),
LADAA#9Miguel Vargas, 3B52000.283BB (15),
LADHiA#10Andy Pages, OF40100.234BB (29),
LADMAJ#11Zach McKinstry, UTL40000.252
LADAAA#11Sheldon Neuse, 3B30020.231BB (17),
LADAA#12Jacob Amaya, SS31110.190BB (23),
LADAAA#14DJ Peters, OF40100.193BB (27),
LADLoA#17Alex De Jesus, SS23000.2063 BB (29),
LADAAA#19Omar Estevez, 2B51200.192
LADAA#21Devin Mann, 2B51330.2253 2B (14),
LADAAA#26Luke Raley, OF30000.278
LADAAA#30Zach Reks, OF53330.317HR (8),
MIAAA#2JJ Bleday, OF31200.205BB (32),
MIAMAJ#4Jazz Chisholm, SS41110.261HR (11), E (15),
MIAAAA#7Lewin Diaz, 1B21110.214HR (12),
MIAMAJ#8Jesus Sanchez, OF40000.305
MIAAAA#10Jose Devers, SS10000.238
MIAAAA#11Monte Harrison, OF20000.270BB (10),
MIAHiA#13Kameron Misner, OF30000.220
MIAHiA#14Connor Scott, OF40100.256
MIAAA#16Peyton Burdick, OF12000.2153 BB (40),
MIAHiA#19Griffin Conine, OF30000.249
MIAHiA#27Will Banfield, C30000.163
MILAA#1Brice Turang, SS40200.2872B (11),
MILAA#2Garrett Mitchell, OF30010.343BB (29),
MILHiA#16David Hamilton, SS31000.260BB (27),
MILHiA#17Nick Kahle, C30000.223BB (25),
MILHiA#18Hayden Cantrelle, SS11000.1593 BB (59), SB (18),
MINMAJ#3Trevor Larnach, OF40110.260
MINMAJ#4Ryan Jeffers, C31110.203HR (11), BB (30),
MINLoA#7Aaron Sabato, 1B51210.188HR (4),
MINMAJ#10Gilberto Celestino, OF31000.212
MINAAA#12Brent Rooker, OF41000.222BB (34),
MINLoA#13Misael Urbina, OF30110.210BB (27),
MINLoA#15Keoni Cavaco, 3B41220.2742B (4), BB (13),
MINHiA#27Wander Javier, SS51130.210HR (7), E (11),
MINLoA#28Yunior Severino, 2B41200.2442B (13), BB (26),
NYMAA#6Mark Vientos, 3B40210.2762B (12),
NYMAA#26Jake Mangum, OF32110.262HR (6),
NYYLoA#5Austin Wells, C34360.2782B (12), HR (7), 2 BB (36),
NYYLoA#14Anthony Volpe, SS11000.312BB (45),
NYYLoA#14Anthony Volpe, SS42210.312
NYYLoA#19Everson Pereira, OF51330.6003B (1), BB (1),
NYYLoA#29Trevor Hauver, 2B20100.3032B (13), 2 BB (52),
NYYLoA#29Trevor Hauver, 2B53340.3033B (2), BB (52),
OAKLoA#4Robert Puason, SS50120.208
OAKAA#5Logan Davidson, SS31000.223BB (30),
OAKAA#5Logan Davidson, SS41210.223HR (3),
OAKAA#6Nick Allen, SS41200.3302B (7),
OAKAA#6Nick Allen, SS41210.330HR (6),
OAKAAA#7Luis Barrera, OF40000.224
OAKAAA#9Greg Deichmann, OF40000.309
OAKLoA#12Brayan Buelvas, OF51100.2253B (3), BB (18),
OAKAAA#13Austin Beck, OF30000.145
OAKLoA#15Junior Perez, OF41000.202BB (26),
OAKAAA#17Austin Allen, C30200.292BB (10),
OAKHiA#18Jordan Diaz, 3B20000.2592 BB (13),
OAKAA#21Kyle McCann, C20000.182BB (34),
OAKHiA#23Michael Guldberg, OF41210.252BB (14),
OAKAA#24Jeremy Eierman, SS30000.233
OAKAA#24Jeremy Eierman, SS31000.233SB (8),
OAKHiA#27Drew Millas, C40120.2412 BB (34), CS (2),
OAKHiA#29Lazaro Armenteros, OF51220.280
OAKMAJ#30Seth Brown, 1B30000.186BB (18),
PHILoA#6Luis Garcia, SS30000.233
PHILoA#6Luis Garcia, SS41110.233
PHILoA#9Johan Rojas, OF20000.231
PHILoA#9Johan Rojas, OF31210.231
PHIHiA#11Casey Martin, SS50000.230
PHILoA#16Kendall Simmons, SS20110.2002B (8),
PHIHiA#17Logan O'Hoppe, C54420.282HR (9), E (2),
PHIHiA#27Jhailyn Ortiz, OF30010.254BB (23),
PITHiA#5Liover Peguero, SS21100.2652B (9), 3 BB (14), E (14),
PITLoA#6Hudson Head, OF30110.213
PITLoA#6Hudson Head, OF20000.213BB (40),
PITAA#11Ji-Hwan Bae, SS40200.275SB (6), CS (2),
PITAA#21Mason Martin, 1B40000.265
PITAA#25Cal Mitchell, OF40000.296
PITAA#27Canaan Smith, OF30100.267BB (28),
SDAAA#3Luis Campusano, C43220.250HR (5),
SDMAJ#5Ha-Seong Kim, SS10000.208
SDLoA#7Robert Hassell, OF40100.296BB (29), CS (3),
SDAAA#8Tucupita Marcano, 3B40000.265BB (28),
SDLoA#14Josh Mears, OF31120.204HR (7), BB (29),
SDMAJ#15Jorge Mateo, OF10000.195
SDHiA#20Tirso Ornelas, OF31310.250HR (1), BB (22),
SDAAA#25Ivan Castillo, 2B41230.2743B (3),
SDAA#28Eguy Rosario, 3B41200.2782 BB (27), SB (16), CS (7),
SEAAA#1Julio Rodriguez, OF40000.327
SEALoA#5Noelvi Marte, SS40100.288
SEAHiA#16Zach DeLoach, OF60000.296
SEAHiA#18Austin Shenton, 3B43310.2872B (22), HR (8), BB (38),
SEAMAJ#23Jake Fraley, OF30000.260
SEALoA#24Alberto Rodriguez, OF10000.2212 BB (37),
SEAHiA#25Kaden Polcovich, 2B33240.2633B (4), 2 BB (39), SB (12),
SEAHiA#27Carter Bins, C31000.2842 BB (32),
SFLoA#1Marco Luciano, SS50200.266E (11),
SFLoA#4Luis Matos, OF50330.2902 2B (15), 3B (1),
SFLoA#8Alexander Canario, OF41120.234HR (8), BB (24),
SFLoA#11Luis Toribio, 3B41310.225BB (23),
SFLoA#14Casey Schmitt, 3B40100.227
SFLoA#19Jairo Pomares, OF31010.370
STLHiA#6Jordan Walker, 3B50000.323
STLAA#17Malcom Nunez, 3B51210.274BB (14),
STLAA#25Alec Burleson, OF53240.2852 HR (13), BB (20),
STLAA#29Luken Baker, 1B40000.213BB (22),
TBAA#8Xavier Edwards, 2B52300.355
TBHiA#14Greg Jones, SS41110.250HR (10),
TBHiA#14Greg Jones, SS30010.250
TBAA#22Moises Gomez, OF30000.193BB (19),
TBLoA#23Nick Schnell, OF20000.175
TBHiA#27Pedro Martinez, SS30000.191BB (18),
TEXAA#1Josh Jung, 3B50100.278BB (7),
TEXAAA#3Leody Taveras, OF31110.2212B (11),
TEXAA#10Anderson Tejeda, SS42210.163HR (7), BB (17),
TEXAA#16Steele Walker, OF31110.2382 BB (15), SB (5),
TEXAA#27Bubba Thompson, OF51120.270HR (7), BB (19),
TORAA#2Austin Martin, SS40200.274E (8),
TORLoA#6Orelvis Martinez, SS20000.269
TORLoA#6Orelvis Martinez, SS21210.269HR (8), E (14),
TORLoA#10Miguel Hiraldo, SS30000.239
TORLoA#10Miguel Hiraldo, SS40000.239
TORAA#12Otto Lopez, SS30000.346BB (18),
TORLoA#16Leonardo Jimenez, SS30110.300SB (2),
TORLoA#16Leonardo Jimenez, SS40100.300
TORLoA#25Dasan Brown, OF40200.3002B (1), 2 SB (2),
TORHiA#27Tanner Morris, SS30120.268BB (34), E (4),
WASHiA#4Yasel Antuna, SS42330.166BB (20),
WASHiA#10Drew Mendoza, 1B61100.209
WASLoA#11Jackson Cluff, SS10100.125E (3),
WASHiA#14Israel Pineda, C62200.178
WASAAA#24Jakson Reetz, C30000.215
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HITTERS

ORGCLASSRANKPLAYERIPHRERBBKERANOTES
ARIAA#12Levi Kelly, RHP1.1100205.28
ARIAA#15Tommy Henry, LHP4.0733354.80
ARIMAJ#16Jordan Weems, RHP1.0122127.65L (0-3)
ARIAAA#24Humberto Mejia, RHP5.0700286.04W (3-7)
ARIMAJ#25J.B. Bukauskas, RHP1.0211016.08
ARIHiA#30Brandon Pfaadt, RHP5.0543393.55L (3-4)
BOSAA#27Andrew Politi, RHP5.0322067.09W (2-7)
CHCMAJ#5Adbert Alzolay, RHP5.0544154.66L (4-9)
CHCMAJ#12Cory Abbott, RHP3.0544225.98
CHCAAA#30Manuel Rodriguez, RHP1.0000011.65
CINHiA#13Lyon Richardson, RHP4.1554245.53
COLHiA#6Chris McMahon, RHP6.0421174.28W (6-2)
COLAA#18Karl Kauffmann, RHP5.0965239.21L (1-8)
CWSAAA#7Jonathan Stiever, RHP5.0422156.35W (3-4)
CWSAAA#13Jimmy Lambert, RHP5.0633234.83W (3-1)
CWSAA#18Kade McClure, RHP5.0522034.47W (2-3)
DETMAJ#2Tarik Skubal, LHP6.0653154.36L (5-8)
HOUAA#8Hunter Brown, RHP5.0522184.86L (1-4)
KCAAA#2Daniel Lynch, LHP2.1888327.71L (4-5)
KCHiA#3Asa Lacy, LHP4.1443554.96L (2-5)
KCAA#21Jon Heasley, RHP4.1211263.05
LAAAA#10Oliver Ortega, RHP1.0000017.71W (2-2)
LAAHiA#25Zach Linginfelter, RHP6.0432433.94W (1-5)
LAAAA#26Aaron Hernandez, RHP5.1622434.08
LAAAAA#30Austin Warren, RHP2.0100027.09
LADHiA#20Clayton Beeter, RHP1.2000233.79
LADAA#27Gerardo Carrillo, RHP4.0322244.87
MIAMAJ#15Nick Neidert, RHP4.0300022.82
MIAAAA#22Jorge Guzman, RHP2.0322237.11
MILAAA#14Patrick Weigel, RHP2.2110125.56
MINAA#29Jovani Moran, LHP3.0100051.75
NYYLoA#8Yoendrys Gomez, RHP3.0211054.15
NYYLoA#18Matt Sauer, RHP4.0333164.26L (1-2)
OAKAAA#19Grant Holmes, RHP1.0100329.08
PITLoA#17Nick Garcia, RHP5.0100253.21W (4-2)
PITHiA#22Braxton Ashcraft, RHP3.1655364.70
SEAMAJ#3Logan Gilbert, RHP7.0100083.35W (4-2)
SEAAA#11Brandon Williamson, LHP4.0977434.40L (2-3)
SEAHiA#12Levi Stoudt, RHP8.08440103.21W (5-1)
SEALoA#17Connor Phillips, RHP2.0100234.25
TBHiA#29John Doxakis, LHP5.0000063.06
TORAAA#19Patrick Murphy, RHP1.1100013.32
TORLoA#24Trent Palmer, RHP3.0000435.65
TORLoA#29Sem Robberse, RHP3.0744035.15L (2-3)
WASAAA#17Ben Braymer, LHP4.0211316.06
WASHiA#27Jackson Tetreault, RHP4.0211232.25
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