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MLB Prospect Report—April 22, 2021



Atlanta Braves

—No. 2 prospect Ian Anderson made his longest outing of the season, pitching 6.2 scoreless innings to earn the win against the Yankees. The 22-year-old righthander allowed four hits and four walks and struck out four while inducing four swings and misses with his fastball and six with his plus changeup.

Boston Red Sox

—No. 3 prospect Bobby Dalbec turned in his second consecutive multi-hit game, singling twice in the team's loss to the Blue Jays. The 25-year-old corner infielder is 13-for-49 (.265) with no home runs and four RBIs after hitting eight home runs in 80 at-bats in 2020.

Detroit Tigers

—No. 2 prospect Tarik Skubal made his first appearance of the season out of the bullpen in the team's loss to the Pirates. The 24-year-old lefthander struggled at times, allowing three hits and walking three, but avoided giving up a run by stranding a runner in every inning. Skubal induced eight swings and misses, including six with his plus fastball and two with his plus slider.

Miami Marlins

—No. 4 prospect Jazz Chisholm collected two hits for the fifth time this season and stole a base in the team's win over the Orioles. The 23-year-old second baseman is hitting .326/.439/.630 in 46 at-bats with three home runs, six RBIs and a team-leading four stolen bases.

—No. 6 prospect Trevor Rogers extended his impressive start to the 2021 season with his longest outing to date, striking out eight and allowing four hits and one walk in seven scoreless innings. The 23-year-old lefthander averaged 94.2 mph on his fastball, inducing eight swings and misses with the pitch and another nine with his changeup. Rogers is sporting a 2-1, 1.64 mark with 31 strikeouts and 10 walks in 22 innings.

Oakland Athletics

—No. 29 prospect Seth Brown had yet to homer in 80 big league at-bats coming into the season, but has three in 30 at-bats in 2021. The 28-year-old first baseman/outfielder collected three hits, including the two-run blast in the third inning against the Twins.

Philadelphia Phillies

—No. 10 prospect Nick Maton on Wednesday moved one game closer to breaking Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hit streak. The 24-year-old shortstop, who has a hit in each of his first three games, singled three times and scored once against the Giants.

—No. 13 prospect Mickey Moniak slammed a 94 mph sinker from Giants righthander Anthony DeSclafani into the left field bleachers for his first big league home run. It was an opposite-field three-run shot for the 2016 No. 1 overall pick. Moniak was hitless in his first four games this season, but has tallied a hit in consecutive games for the first time in his young career.

—Hours after being recalled from the alternate training site, No. 1 prospect Spencer Howard struck out three and did not allow a baserunner in 1.1 innings. The 24-year-old righthander's fastball was potent, inducing three swings and misses, averaging 2,350 revolutions per minute and sitting between 94-98 mph.

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Baseball America Prospect Report—April 28, 2021

Ian Anderson stifles the Cubs in a win, Bobby Dalbec hits his first regular season homer of 2021 and more.

BATTERS

TEAMCLASSRANKPLAYER, POSABRHBIAVGNOTES
ARIMAJ#9Pavin Smith 1B-CF6100.239
BALMAJ#23Ryan McKenna RF2000.167
BALMAJ#5Ryan Mountcastle LF3000.174BB (3), SB (2)
BOSMAJ#3Bobby Dalbec 1B4020.265
CINMAJ#3Jonathan India 2B2001.289
CINMAJ#4Tyler Stephenson C4220.4092B (1)
DETMAJ#17Akil Baddoo CF-LF2111.2942B (2)
DETMAJ#21Derek Hill CF0000--
DETMAJ#30Zack Short 3B1000.0002 BB (2)
HOUMAJ#12Chas McCormick CF4000.167
KCMAJ#6Kyle Isbel RF2000.265
MIAMAJ#4Jazz Chisholm 2B4020.326SB (3)
MINMAJ#25Travis Blankenhorn PR-2B0100--
MINMAJ#4Ryan Jeffers C5010.1602B (1)
MINMAJ#12Brent Rooker RF4010.0952B (1), BB (1)
OAKMAJ#30Seth Brown RF4232.333HR (3), BB (3)
PHIMAJ#10Nick Maton SS4130.417
PHIMAJ#13Mickey Moniak CF3113.111HR (1)
PITMAJ#29Rodolfo Castro 3B3000.000
SDMAJ#15Jorge Mateo PH1000.238
STLMAJ#1Dylan Carlson CF-RF3000.246BB (8)
STLMAJ#8Andrew Knizner C4010.2732B (1)
STLMAJ#15Justin Williams LF3010.233BB (7), CS (1)
TBMAJ#2Randy Arozarena PH1011.2862B (3)
TEXMAJ#8Jonah Heim C3001.150
TEXMAJ#3Leody Taveras CF2100.1002 BB (3)
TORMAJ#21Santiago Espinal PR-DH0000.300
TORMAJ#5Alejandro Kirk PH1011.208


PITCHERS

TEAMCLASSRANKPLAYERIPHRERBBKERANOTES
ATLMAJ#2Ian Anderson6.2400443.27W (1-0)
BALMAJ#14Bruce Zimmermann4.2633244.57L (1-2)
CINMAJ#6Tejay Antone1.1100141.04
CINMAJ#20Jose De Leon0.2222127.50
DETMAJ#2Tarik Skubal3.0300324.96
HOUMAJ#22Brandon Bielak2.0422124.70
HOUMAJ#29Peter Solomon1.0100020.00
LAAMAJ#3Chris Rodriguez2.1111142.57
MIAMAJ#6Trevor Rogers7.0400181.64W (2-1)
NYMMAJ#8David Peterson3.14632311.05L (0-2)
NYYMAJ#27Brooks Kriske1.0111219.00
NYYMAJ#26Nick Nelson1.1000133.86
PHIMAJ#1Spencer Howard1.1000033.86
PHIMAJ#20JoJo Romero0.11101010.13
PITMAJ#10Miguel Yajure4.1444248.31L (0-1)
SFMAJ#20Camilo Doval1.0111123.00
TBMAJ#25Ryan Thompson1.2111013.60

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