Baseball America Prospect Report — Sept. 22, 2020
—Righthander Huascar Ynoa allowed three earned runs in as many innings in his start against the Marlins. For the season, he’s whiffed 17 against 13 walks in 21.2 innings. He’s 0-0, 5.82 for the year.
Chicago White Sox
—No. 4 prospect Nick Madrigal has been one of the top rookies in the American League and proved it again on Tuesday with two hits in four at-bats in the team’s loss to the Indians. The 2018 No. 4 overall pick from Oregon State extended his hit streak to five games and raised his average to .353 in 85 at-bats.
—No. 10 prospect Dane Dunning was roughed up, allowing four runs on six hits and a walk and striking out five in four innings of work. The 25-year-old righthander is 2-0, 3.19 with 33 strikeouts and 10 walks in 31 innings.
—James Karinchak struck out two more batters, bringing his total to 48 in just 25 innings. The 25-year-old righthander is 0-2, 2.52 in 25 appearances.
—Josh Fuentes collected his seventh multi-hit game of the season in the team's win over the Giants. The 27-year-old first baseman/third baseman is hitting .352 with two home runs and 14 RBIs in 71 at-bats.
Kansas City Royals
—No. 17 prospect Carlos Hernandez struck out four batters in 3.2 innings of work while allowing one run on four hits and three walks. The 23-year-old righthander has appeared in four games and started two, with 10 strikeouts and five walks in 13 innings since his promotion to the big leagues on Aug. 30.
—Hard-throwing righthander Josh Staumont struck out two in two scoreless innings. The 26-year-old righthander and potential future closer is 1-1, 1.57 with 36 strikeouts and 16 walks in 23 innings.
Los Angeles Angels
—Jared Walsh continued his impressive month of September with a grand slam in the team’s win over the Rangers. The 27-year-old first baseman, who extended his hit streak to 13 games, is hitting .312 with eight home runs and 23 RBIs.
—Lefty Trevor Rogers was roughed up by the Braves on Monday. He struck out six and walked two but gave up five runs (all earned) in four innings before departing. Though he’s hit a bit of a tricky patch lately, Rogers, 22, has whiffed 35 in 25 career innings.
New York Yankees
—Righthander Michael King struck out six and walked one over 2.2 innings but gave up five earned runs in the same time in his start against the Blue Jays. Fellow rookie righthander Nick Nelson contributed two one-run innings with two punchouts and a walk.
—Rookies Alec Bohm and Mickey Moniak each collected a single in the Phillies’ loss to the Nationals on Monday. Moniak’s knock was the second of his brief big league career, and Bohm’s moved his season line to .333/.399/.496.
—No. 21 prospect JT Brubaker struck out a career-high nine batters while pitching a career-best 6.2 innings in the team’s loss to the Cubs. The 26-year-old righthander was charged with the loss despite allowing just two runs on four hits and a walk. Brubaker has looked solid in his rookie season, pitching to a 1-3, 4.46 mark with 45 strikeouts and 15 walks in 42.1 innings.
—No. 2 prospect Ke’Bryan Hayes turned in his sixth multi-hit effort of the season, collecting two hits in four at-bats. The 23-year-old third baseman raised his average to .323 in 62 at-bats to go along with three home runs and eight RBIs.
Trade Acquisition Nick Madrigal Excites The Cubs
Cubs president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer was envious of the White Sox when they drafted Madrigal No. 4 overall in 2018.
—No. 4 prospect Evan White crushed his seventh home run of the season in the team's win over the Astros. The 24-year-old struggled much of the season, but has a .238/.360.524 slash line, two home runs and four RBIs in his last seven games.
Tampa Bay Rays
—Josh Fleming moved to 4-0 with three innings of one-run relief in the middle frames of the Rays’ win over the Mets. Fleming, a 24-year-old lefty whom the Rays took in the fifth round of the 2017 draft, has 20 strikeouts against six walks in 26.1 innings this season.
—No. 4 prospect Nick Solak collected three hits in the team’s loss to the Angels, scoring twice, stealing a base and driving in a run. The 25-year-old has proven to be a swiss army knife, appearing at first base, second, left field and center while hitting .268 with two home runs, 21 RBIs and six stolen bases.
Toronto Blue Jays
—Catcher Alejandro Kirk hit it big on Monday night, slamming his first career home run as part of a four-hit night against the Yankees. Kirk, just 21 years old, is the youngest catcher since 2004 to have a four-hit game.
—Righty Patrick Murphy got into his second big league game and spun 1.2 scoreless innings, with one strikeout.
|CHC||MAJ||Hoerner, Nico 2B||1||0||0||0||.242|
|COL||MAJ||Fuentes, Josh 1B||5||1||2||1||.358|
|COL||MAJ||Hilliard, Sam RF||4||1||1||0||.239||2B (2)|
|CWS||MAJ||Madrigal, Nick 2B||4||0||2||0||.346|
|CWS||MAJ||Robert, Luis CF||2||0||0||0||.224||2 BB (19)|
|KC||MAJ||Heath, Nick PR-DH||0||0||0||0||.154|
|LAA||MAJ||Adell, Jo RF||0||0||0||0||.143|
|LAA||MAJ||Walsh, Jared 1B||4||1||1||4||.312||HR (8)|
|MIA||MAJ||Harrison, Monte PR||0||0||0||0||.140|
|MIL||MAJ||Taylor, Tyrone PH||1||0||0||0||.226|
|NYM||MAJ||Gimenez, Andres PH||1||0||0||0||.272|
|PHI||MAJ||Bohm, Alec 1B||2||0||1||0||.354||BB (14), CS (1)|
|PHI||MAJ||Moniak, Mickey LF||2||1||1||0||.182||BB (4)|
|PIT||MAJ||Hayes, Ke'Bryan 3B||4||0||2||0||.328|
|PIT||MAJ||Oliva, Jared PH||1||0||0||0||.000|
|SEA||MAJ||Lewis, Kyle CF||1||1||0||0||.287||3 BB (34)|
|SEA||MAJ||White, Evan 1B||3||1||1||3||.169||HR (6)|
|SF||MAJ||Bart, Joey C||3||0||0||0||.230|
|SF||MAJ||Basabe, Luis Alexander RF||3||1||0||0||.154||BB (4)|
|SF||MAJ||Dubon, Mauricio CF||3||0||0||0||.274||BB (13)|
|STL||MAJ||Carlson, Dylan CF||3||0||0||0||.172|
|TB||MAJ||Arozarena, Randy PR-DH||0||0||0||0||.267||SB (3)|
|TB||MAJ||Tsutsugo, Yoshitomo DH||4||0||1||0||.188|
|TEX||MAJ||Solak, Nick LF||4||2||3||1||.270||2B (10), SB (6)|
|TEX||MAJ||Taveras, Leody CF||3||1||0||0||.211||BB (12), SB (6)|
|TEX||MAJ||Tejeda, Anderson SS||4||0||1||1||.250||2B (4)|
|TOR||MAJ||Kirk, Alejandro C||4||3||4||1||.429||2B (1), HR (1)|
|WAS||MAJ||Garcia, Luis 2B||4||0||0||1||.315|
|WAS||MAJ||Kieboom, Carter 3B||2||0||0||0||.198|
|KC||MAJ||Staumont, Josh||2||0||0||0||0||2||1.46||W (2-1)|
|MIA||MAJ||Rogers, Trevor||4||8||5||5||2||6||6.3||L (2-2)|
|NYY||MAJ||King, Michael||2.2||5||5||5||1||6||7.76||L (1-2)|
|PIT||MAJ||Brubaker, JT||6.2||4||2||2||1||9||4.58||L (1-3)|
|TB||MAJ||Fleming, Josh||3||3||1||1||1||2||4.29||W (3-0)|