Baseball America Prospect Report—May 25, 2021, Presented By OOTP 22
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Jo Adell, OF, Triple-A Salt Lake (Angels) — Adell keeps knocking on the door to the big leagues. The Angels No. 1 prospect hit his minor league-leading 10th home run on Monday to lead Triple-A Salt Lake to an 8-5 win over Las Vegas. He finished 2-for-5 with two RBIs and a run scored and is now batting .270 with a 1.063 OPS on the season.
Thairo Estrada, SS, Triple-A Sacramento (Giants)—Estrada is many years removed from his days as a Yankees top prospect, but he’s still only 25 and is making a case to return to the majors for a third straight season. Estrada went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run, three RBIs and three runs scored in Triple-A Sacramento’s 14-9 win over Reno. He is now batting .373 with a 1.127 OPS on the young season.
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MacKenzie Gore, LHP, Triple-A El Paso (Padres)—Gore had his best start of the season so far on Monday, pitching three scoreless innings with one hit allowed in Triple-A El Paso’s 7-2 loss to Sugar Land. Gore walked five and struck out four and still has control issues to work out, but the scoreless outing still represented a step forward after a rocky start to the season.
Daulton Jefferies, RHP, Triple-A Las Vegas (Athletics)—The A’s No. 3 prospect pitched four scoreless innings in his season debut for Triple-A Las Vegas on Monday after beginning the year on the injured list with biceps tendinitis. He allowed seven hits but was able to work around them and departed with a 4-0 lead. Most notable was Jefferies’ pitch efficiency. He need only 40 pitches to complete his outing even with the seven hits allowed, a testament to his superb control.
Trevor Larnach, OF, Twins—The No. 32 prospect on the BA Top 100, Larnach went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs on Monday to lead Minnesota to an 8-3 win over the Orioles. Larnach’s third-inning blast off of John Means traveled 461 feet and left his bat at 112.1 mph, according to Statcast, and was only the second home run Means has surrendered to a lefty all year.
Owen Miller, INF, Indians—Miller notched his first big league hit on Monday with a single off of the Tigers’ Spencer Turnbull to lead off the third inning of Cleveland’s 6-5 win. The 24-year-old infielder has long been lauded for his pure hitting ability, and the hit was his first of many likely to come.
Curtis Terry, DH, Triple-A Round Rock (Rangers)—The Rangers offense has heated up recently, but in the event it cools down again, Terry is positioning himself nicely for a callup. The 24-year-old went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs in Triple-A Round Rock’s 7-3 loss to Tacoma. The home run was his sixth of the year, tying him for second in the Triple-A West.
Andrew Vaughn, OF, White Sox—The No. 17 prospect on the BA Top 100 has struggled recently, but he broke out of his slump in a big way on Monday. Vaughn went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and two RBIs in a 5-1 win over the Cardinals. His two-run homer in the sixth put Chicago in front and was his second home run in as many days. Vaughn entered the game batting .194 in May, but his back-to-back days with a home run are a positive sign he’s turning upward as June approaches.
|ARI||AAA||#14||Seth Beer, 1B||1||0||0||0||0.292|
|BAL||MAJ||#5||Ryan Mountcastle, OF||4||0||1||0||0.224|
|CLE||MAJ||#19||Owen Miller, SS||4||2||1||0||0.370|
|COL||AAA||#10||Ryan Vilade, OF||3||1||1||0||0.271||3B (1), BB (9),|
|CWS||MAJ||#1||Andrew Vaughn, 1B||4||1||2||2||0.239||2B (9), HR (4),|
|CWS||MAJ||#3||Nick Madrigal, 2B||3||1||1||0||0.277||2B (7),|
|LAA||AAA||#1||Jo Adell, OF||5||1||2||2||0.270||HR (10),|
|LAA||AAA||#2||Brandon Marsh, OF||4||1||1||0||0.200||BB (9),|
|LAD||AAA||#1||Keibert Ruiz, C||4||0||0||0||0.260||E (3),|
|LAD||AAA||#26||Luke Raley, OF||4||0||1||0||0.190|
|LAD||AAA||#30||Zach Reks, OF||4||0||0||0||0.308|
|MIA||MAJ||#4||Jazz Chisholm, SS||5||0||0||0||0.288||E (5),|
|MIA||MAJ||#10||Jose Devers, SS||1||0||0||0||0.222|
|MIN||MAJ||#1||Alex Kirilloff, OF||4||1||2||0||0.262|
|MIN||MAJ||#3||Trevor Larnach, OF||4||1||2||2||0.217||HR (4),|
|NYM||MAJ||#9||Khalil Lee, OF||1||0||0||0||0.156|
|OAK||AAA||#9||Greg Deichmann, OF||4||2||2||0||0.286||2B (1),|
|OAK||AAA||#17||Austin Allen, C||3||0||0||0||0.156||BB (1),|
|OAK||AAA||#25||Skye Bolt, OF||3||1||1||1||0.353||HR (3), BB (6),|
|OAK||MAJ||#30||Seth Brown, 1B||1||0||1||1||0.231||2B (4),|
|SD||AAA||#3||Luis Campusano, C||4||0||0||0||0.156|
|SD||MAJ||#5||Ha-Seong Kim, SS||4||0||0||0||0.206|
|SD||AAA||#8||Tucupita Marcano, 3B||5||0||1||0||0.182|
|SD||MAJ||#15||Jorge Mateo, OF||1||0||0||0||0.240|
|SD||AAA||#25||Ivan Castillo, 2B||4||0||1||0||0.383||E (2),|
|SEA||MAJ||#2||Jarred Kelenic, OF||4||2||1||1||0.239||HR (4), BB (5),|
|SEA||AAA||#6||Taylor Trammell, OF||3||0||0||0||0.264|
|SEA||AAA||#8||Cal Raleigh, C||4||0||1||0||0.316|
|SF||AAA||#16||LaMonte Wade, OF||3||2||1||0||0.260||2B (3), 2 BB (13),|
|STL||MAJ||#1||Dylan Carlson, OF||4||0||0||0||0.284|
|STL||MAJ||#9||Lane Thomas, OF||3||0||0||0||0.185|
|STL||MAJ||#15||Justin Williams, OF||3||0||0||0||0.168|
|STL||MAJ||#27||Edmundo Sosa, SS||3||0||1||0||0.382||CS (2),|
|TB||MAJ||#2||Randy Arozarena, OF||5||3||2||1||0.277||2B (9), BB (21), SB (6),|
|TB||MAJ||#15||Taylor Walls, SS||4||2||0||0||0.311||2 BB (15),|
|TOR||MAJ||#21||Santiago Espinal, SS||5||0||0||0||0.218||E (3),|
|CLE||MAJ||#15||Emmanuel Clase, RHP||1.0||1||0||0||2||1||0.83||Sv (8)|
|CLE||MAJ||#23||Sam Hentges, LHP||5.0||5||3||3||3||7||6.20|
|CWS||MAJ||#2||Michael Kopech, RHP||2.0||2||0||0||0||3||1.78|
|HOU||AAA||#29||Peter Solomon, RHP||3.0||3||2||2||1||5||5.52||W (1-0)|
|MIA||MAJ||#6||Trevor Rogers, LHP||5.0||3||2||1||3||5||1.75|
|MIL||MAJ||#26||Angel Perdomo, LHP||0.0||1||3||3||1||0|
|MIN||MAJ||#14||Jorge Alcala, RHP||1.0||2||2||2||0||1||4.19||W (1-1)|
|NYM||MAJ||#8||David Peterson, LHP||6.0||5||3||3||3||3||4.91||L (1-4)|
|NYM||MAJ||#21||Yennsy Diaz, RHP||1.0||0||0||0||1||2||1.50|
|OAK||AAA||#3||Daulton Jefferies, RHP||4.0||7||0||0||0||1||0.00|
|OAK||AAA||#28||Miguel Romero, RHP||1.0||1||1||0||0||1||12.00|
|SD||AAA||#1||MacKenzie Gore, LHP||3.0||1||0||0||5||4||5.94|
|SF||AAA||#20||Camilo Doval, RHP||1.0||1||1||1||0||0||8.03|
|SF||AAA||#21||Gregory Santos, RHP||1.0||1||0||0||1||1||7.84|
|STL||MAJ||#7||Kwang-Hyun Kim, LHP||5.2||5||3||3||3||5||3.09||L (1-2)|
|STL||MAJ||#16||Kodi Whitley, RHP||0.2||0||0||0||0||0||6.10|
|STL||MAJ||#24||Jake Woodford, RHP||1.0||0||0||0||0||0||4.66|
|TB||MAJ||#25||Ryan Thompson, RHP||0.1||2||1||1||0||0||2.42|
|TEX||AAA||#23||Joe Palumbo, LHP||1.0||2||2||2||3||1||8.44||L (0-1)|