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Baseball America Prospect Report — September 7, 2021

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Kevin Padlo, 3B, Triple-A Tacoma (Mariners) — Padlo entered the season as the Rays No. 20 prospect and made his major league debut this year with Tampa Bay, but the Rays placed him on waivers and he was claimed by the Mariners on Aug. 19. Padlo has torn the cover off the ball since joining his new organization, including going 4 for 5 with two doubles, a home run, three RBIs and three runs scored in Triple-A Tacoma’s 9-7 win over Reno on Monday. Padlo is now 14 for 33 (.424) with four home runs in nine games for the Rainiers and has nine walks against only five strikeouts.

Seth Beer, 1B, Triple-A Reno (D-backs) — Beer had his best month of the season in August (.310/.398/.512) and has carried it into the early part of September. The D-backs No. 17 prospect went 3 for 3 with two doubles in Reno’s 9-7 loss to Tacoma. It was Beer’s 10th multi-hit game in his last 26 starts and gave him 32 doubles on the year, second in Triple-A West.

Cristian Santana, 3B, Triple-A Oklahoma City (Dodgers) — Santana keeps producing without much fanfare, which has been the story of his whole career. The 24-year-old Dominican went 3 for 5 with a double, a home run and three runs scored in Triple-A Oklahoma City’s 12-5 win over Albuquerque on Monday. The performance raised Santana’s season slash line to .303/.326/.433 as an age-appropriate player who plays his home games in one of the few pitcher-friendly parks in Triple-A West. Combined with a cannon for an arm and the ability to play both corner infield spots, Santana keeps providing reminders he shouldn’t be forgotten as a prospect in a deep Dodgers system.

Peter Solomon, RHP, Triple-A Sugar Land (Astros) — Solomon continued his excellent season on Monday, pitching six innings with one run allowed to improve to 8-0, 4.36 on the year. Carrying an undefeated record into September in the most hitter-friendly league in the minors is impressive enough, and Solomon has done it while ranking second in the league in ERA and first in strikeouts (107).

HITTERS

ORGCLASSRANKPLAYERABRHRBIAVGNOTES
ARIAAA#3Alek Thomas, OF51220.291HR (13),
ARIAAA#17Seth Beer, 1B30300.2852 2B (32), BB (39),
ARIR#24Alberto Ciprian, 3B21110.265BB (11),
ARIR#25Manuel Pena, SS41000.208
ARIAAA#27Stuart Fairchild, OF40010.281
BALMAJ#14Jahmai Jones, 2B40000.234
BALR#16Samuel Basallo, C40000.283E (5),
BOSR#3Marcelo Mayer, SS41100.241E (7),
BOSR#3Marcelo Mayer, SS30000.241
BOSR#20Miguel Bleis, OF30000.241
CHCR#19Kevin Alcantara, OF42210.357
CHCR#26James Triantos, 3B51100.352
CINR#7Jay Allen, OF40000.225
CINR#17Ariel Almonte, OF51210.269
CINR#18Malvin Valdez, OF52100.2152B (4), E (1),
CLEMAJ#15Owen Miller, SS40100.2512B (17),
CLER#22Isaiah Greene, OF41200.287
COLAAA#5Elehuris Montero, 3B52110.274HR (22),
COLAAA#10Ryan Vilade, OF40100.290BB (30),
COLR#14Adael Amador, SS51100.275E (6),
COLR#18Hunter Goodman, C41120.2702B (5),
COLAAA#23Colton Welker, 3B50210.2592B (6),
COLR#27Yanquiel Fernandez, OF31310.3482 2B (8),
CWSR#1Colson Montgomery, SS40100.270
CWSR#3Wes Kath, 3B32100.2273B (1), BB (6),
DETMAJ#18Derek Hill, OF40100.291
DETR#21Abel Bastidas, SS30100.1362 E (6),
DETR#26Adinso Reyes, IF40300.158E (15),
DETR#30Jose De La Cruz, OF40000.189
HOUAAA#2Jeremy Pena, SS40000.250
HOUMAJ#8Jake Meyers, OF51240.337HR (20),
HOUR#11Tyler Whitaker, OF50110.200
KCR#8Erick Pena, OF40000.160
KCR#23Carter Jensen, C41110.412
LAAMAJ#2Brandon Marsh, OF30100.273
LAAR#7Jeremiah Jackson, SS42230.252HR (9), BB (19), E (14),
LAAR#11Adrian Placencia, 2B11100.188
LAAR#19Werner Blakely, SS42000.1522 BB (24), SB (7),
LAAAAA#27Michael Stefanic, OF31100.3382B (19), 2 BB (41),
LADAAA#23Zach Reks, OF41110.277HR (16), BB (41),
MILR#16Jheremy Vargas, UTL40100.2173B (3),
MILR#26Jesus Parra, 3B31010.218BB (4),
MINMAJ#19Brent Rooker, OF41100.231
MINR#20Noah Miller, SS50010.178E (2),
NYYR#26Raimfer Salinas, OF41210.243HR (4), SB (8),
OAKAAA#3Nick Allen, SS40210.282
OAKAAA#7Luis Barrera, OF31000.243BB (33), SB (7),
OAKAAA#30Buddy Reed, OF40200.263
PHIMAJ#10Matt Vierling, OF10000.283
PHIR#16Jordan Viars, OF40120.2222B (1),
PHIR#27Logan Cerny, OF21000.267BB (4), SB (4),
PITR#30Rodolfo Nolasco, OF40000.263
SDR#6Jackson Merrill, SS41100.3003B (2),
SDR#7James Wood, OF31110.317SB (8),
SDR#23Max Ferguson, 2B10000.224BB (22),
SEAMAJ#5Cal Raleigh, C40000.261
SEAR#6Harry Ford, C51100.241SB (2),
SEAR#13Edwin Arroyo, SS41100.189
SEAR#14Starlin Aguilar, 3B40110.233
SEAAAA#25Luis Liberato, OF30110.246
SEAR#30Gabriel Gonzalez, OF40100.2432B (6),
SFAAA#2Joey Bart, C40110.305E (6),
SFAAA#3Heliot Ramos, OF41100.2482B (24),
SFR#9Aeverson Arteaga, SS41120.322HR (7), BB (17), E (6),
SFR#26Adrian Sugastey, C40200.321
SFR#29Rayner Santana, C30000.235
STLR#7Joshua Baez, OF31000.157E (1),
TBMAJ#8Taylor Walls, SS51100.231
TBR#11Carson Williams, SS41220.4623B (1),
TBR#17Cooper Kinney, 2B31100.3332B (1), BB (3),
TBR#26Ryan Spikes, SS41100.214
TEXAAA#2Josh Jung, 3B41100.292BB (20),
TEXR#13Bayron Lora, OF52110.3152B (5), BB (10), SB (5),
TEXR#22Cameron Cauley, SS53310.2752B (2), 3B (3), SB (8),
TEXAAA#27Steele Walker, OF20000.2572 BB (34),
TORR#10Manuel Beltre, SS41100.2733B (1),
TORR#13Yhoangel Aponte, OF40100.244
TORR#14Luis Garcia, SS40000.2392 E (5),
TORMAJ#18Kevin Smith, SS40000.271
TORR#27Rikelvin De Castro, SS20000.2552 BB (20),
WASR#4Brady House, SS43200.394BB (5),
WASR#17Daylen Lile, OF33210.2612B (2), 2 BB (7),
WASR#19Sammy Infante, SS51100.172BB (14), E (3),
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Baseball America Prospect Report — September 28, 2021

A pair of Rays prospects playing for the High-A championship headline today's prospect report.

PITCHERS

ORGCLASSRANKPLAYERIPHRERBBKERANOTES
ARIAAA#26Ryan Weiss, RHP3.1222124.65
ATLR#29AJ Smith-Shawver, RHP1.11555316.20
BALMAJ#27Zac Lowther, LHP6.0311226.14
BALMAJ#29Zack Burdi, RHP1.0000116.45
CHCMAJ#20Justin Steele, LHP5.0433242.70
CLEMAJ#30Sam Hentges, LHP2.0100036.89
COLMAJ#30Ben Bowden, LHP0.2211005.72
HOUAAA#19Peter Solomon, RHP6.0611234.40W (7-0)
KCR#21Zach Haake, RHP2.0000043.61
LAAMAJ#29Andrew Wantz, RHP1.0211112.40
LADAAA#4Ryan Pepiot, RHP3.2744244.22
MINMAJ#23Bailey Ober, RHP4.0622043.80
PHIR#28Christian McGowan, RHP1.0000030.00
SDAAA#11Reiss Knehr, RHP2.2322243.97L (7-3)
SDR#25Brayan Medina, RHP3.0311274.58
SDAAA#30Steven Wilson, RHP2.0000022.56
SEAAAA#24Darren McCaughan, RHP5.0744144.56
TBR#15JJ Goss, RHP2.1644038.31
TEXMAJ#30A.J. Alexy, RHP6.0100271.42W (5-1)
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