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Prospect Report: Pedro Leon Stars And Struggles



Yesterday's Prospect Performers

Pedro Leon, SS, Astros: Leon went 3-for-5 with a stolen base. That's the good news. He also had both a fielding and a throwing error at shortstop.

Ryan Pepiot, RHP, Dodgers: Pepiot was as good as usual in his 2022 debut. He allowed only one hit in four scoreless innings while striking out three.

Matt Krook, RHP, Yankees: Krook has bounced around, but there's never been a question about his stuff. Making the Opening Day start for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Krook threw five scoreless innings with seven strikeouts.

Hawkeye Standouts

(With ABS coming to the Pacific Coast League, we now have two leagues with Hawkeye data, here's what stood out)

Ryne Nelson and Ryan Pepiot both has more than 20 inches of induced vertical break on their best fastballs (anything over 20 is considered a very "lively" fastball with hop up in the zone. Zack Weiss and Janson Junk both had more than 23.5 inches of vertical break on their best fastballs, although there is a chance the Tacoma Hawkeye isn't as calibrated yet--that game had 26 pitches with 20+ inches of vertical break. In the other four PCL games, there were three pitches with 20+ vertical break.

Marty Costes (Astros) had the hardest hit ball of the night. His single had an exit velocity of 112.6 mph. Elehuris Montero (Rockies) was the other hitter to top 110 mph with a 111.1 mph exit velocity on a double.

Matthew Batten (Padres) went home to first in 3.86 seconds on a bunt single. Bubba Thompson had a sprint speed of 30.7 mph as a baserunner.

ORGCLASSRANKPLAYERABRHRBIAVGNOTES
ARIAAA#3Alek Thomas, OF4021.500BB (1), CS (1),
ARIAAA#33Buddy Kennedy, 3B4110.250
ATLAAA#5Braden Shewmake, SS4020.500SB (1),
ATLAAA#22Greyson Jenista, 1B1000.000
ATLAAA#28Justin Dean, OF3000.000
BALAAA#7Kyle Stowers, OF10101.0002B (1), BB (1),
BALAAA#14Terrin Vavra, 2B5110.200
BALAAA#19Jahmai Jones, 2B4010.250
BALAAA#23Yusniel Diaz, OF3010.333BB (1),
BALAAA#38Robert Neustrom, OF3000.000BB (1),
BOSAAA#2Triston Casas, 1B4101.000
BOSAAA#4Jarren Duran, OF5121.4002B (1),
BOSAAA#6Jeter Downs, 2B4000.000BB (1), SB (1),
BOSAAA#29Connor Wong, C4120.500SB (1),
CHCAAA#1Brennen Davis, OF4000.000
CHCAAA#35Greg Deichmann, OF4000.000
CHCAAA#39Jared Young, 1B3001.000BB (1),
CINAAA#22T.J. Friedl, OF4000.000
CINAAA#26Alejo Lopez, 2B2000.0002 BB (2),
COLAAA#6Ryan Vilade, OF3000.000BB (1),
COLAAA#8Elehuris Montero, 3B4010.2502B (1),
CWSAAA#7Jake Burger, 3B2100.0002 BB (2),
CWSAAA#15Romy Gonzalez, SS3010.333BB (1),
CWSAAA#21Blake Rutherford, OF3011.333BB (1), CS (1),
DETAAA#7Ryan Kreidler, SS4011.2502B (1), E (1),
DETAAA#17Kody Clemens, 2B4230.7503B (1),
DETAAA#36Jacob Robson, OF4111.250HR (1),
HOUAAA#1Korey Lee, C4001.000
HOUAAA#4Pedro Leon, SS5132.6002B (1), SB (1), 2 E (2),
HOUAAA#17Alex McKenna, OF4010.250
HOUAAA#39J.J. Matijevic, 1B3112.333HR (1), BB (1),
KCAAA#3M.J. Melendez, C4011.250BB (1),
KCAAA#4Nick Pratto, 1B4000.000BB (1),
KCAAA#10Vinnie Pasquantino, 1B4000.000BB (1),
KCAAA#32Clay Dungan, SS5021.400
LAAAAA#19Orlando Martinez, OF4021.500
LAAAAA#33Brendon Davis, 3B3010.333BB (1),
LAAAAA#35David MacKinnon, 1B2010.5002 BB (2),
LADAAA#38Ryan Noda, 1B4010.250
LADAAA#40Drew Avans, OF3000.000
MIAAAA#7Peyton Burdick, OF3100.000BB (1),
MIAAAA#10JJ Bleday, OF2000.000BB (1),
MILAAA#2Brice Turang, SS2111.5003B (1), 2 BB (2),
MILAAA#18Mario Feliciano, C3011.333BB (1),
MINAAA#2Royce Lewis, SS4110.250BB (1), SB (1),
MINAAA#5Jose Miranda, 3B5000.000
MINAAA#19Gilberto Celestino, OF2000.0002 BB (2), SB (1),
MINAAA#28Jermaine Palacios, SS4010.250
NYMAAA#4Mark Vientos, 3B4000.000
NYMAAA#15Carlos Cortes, OF2000.000BB (1),
NYMAAA#39Patrick Mazeika, C3000.000BB (1),
NYYAAA#2Oswald Peraza, SS4111.250HR (1),
NYYAAA#8Oswaldo Cabrera, 2B4110.2502B (1), SB (1),
NYYAAA#15Estevan Florial, OF3113.333HR (1), BB (1),
OAKAAA#2Shea Langeliers, C4000.000E (1),
OAKAAA#6Nick Allen, SS3011.333BB (1), SB (1),
OAKAAA#24Luis Barrera, OF4230.7502B (1), SB (1),
OAKAAA#32Mickey McDonald, OF4120.5002B (1),
OAKAAA#40Dermis Garcia, 1B4000.000
PHIAAA#38Donny Sands, C3111.3332 BB (2),
PITAAA#1Oneil Cruz, SS3000.000BB (1),
PITAAA#15Travis Swaggerty, OF5010.200
PITAAA#20Rodolfo Castro, 2B4000.000
PITAAA#25Ji-Hwan Bae, 2B3010.333BB (1),
PITAAA#28Canaan Smith-Njigba, OF4020.500
PITAAA#31Mason Martin, 1B4020.500
PITAAA#32Cal Mitchell, OF4111.250HR (1),
SDAAA#17Eguy Rosario, 2B6341.6673B (1), SB (1),
SEAAAA#23Kevin Padlo, 3B3100.000
SFAAA#4Heliot Ramos, OF4212.250HR (1), BB (1),
SFAAA#24Ricardo Genoves, C2010.5002 BB (2),
SFAAA#33David Villar, 3B4124.500HR (1), BB (1),
STLAAA#2Nolan Gorman, 3B3000.000
STLAAA#5Ivan Herrera, C3000.000
STLAAA#9Juan Yepez, 1B3000.000
STLAAA#10Alec Burleson, OF3111.333HR (1),
STLAAA#13Brendan Donovan, 2B4010.250
STLAAA#40Kramer Robertson, SS2011.500BB (1), SB (1),
TBAAA#3Vidal Brujan, 2B4100.000BB (1),
TBAAA#20Jonathan Aranda, 2B4120.500BB (1),
TBAAA#26Ford Proctor, C5021.400E (1),
TBAAA#37Miles Mastrobuoni, 3B5011.200
TEXAAA#9Josh Smith, SS3000.000BB (1),
TEXAAA#11Sam Huff, C4010.250E (1),
TEXAAA#28Yohel Pozo, C3000.000
TEXAAA#31Davis Wendzel, 3B4000.000E (1),
TEXAAA#32Bubba Thompson, OF4111.250HR (1),
TORAAA#11Samad Taylor, 2B4000.000
TORAAA#30Josh Palacios, OF3112.333HR (1), BB (1),
WASAAA#16Donovan Casey, OF4000.000
WASAAA#25Tres Barrera, C4020.500

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ORGCLASSRANKPLAYERIPHRERBBKERANOTES
ARIAAA#6Ryne Nelson, RHP3.0411163.00
ATLAAA#2Kyle Muller, LHP4.2411172.25
BALAAA#20Kevin Smith, LHP3.2211333.00
CHCAAA#22Cory Abbott, RHP2.2322229.00L (0-1)
COLAAA#20Julian Fernandez, RHP0.011100L (0-1)
COLAAA#29Justin Lawrence, RHP1.0100030.00
COLAAA#36Ryan Feltner, RHP5.0400150.00
CWSAAA#31Kade McClure, RHP4.2211442.25
LAAAAA#18Janson Junk, RHP3.2522036.00
LAAAAA#38Andrew Wantz, RHP1.1000120.00
LADAAA#5Ryan Pepiot, RHP4.0100130.00
MIAAAA#5Max Meyer, RHP4.0222154.50
MILAAA#9Ethan Small, LHP4.1220260.00
MINAAA#37Yennier Cano, RHP1.1210010.00Sv (1)
NYYAAA#30Greg Weissert, RHP2.0000150.00
NYYAAA#36Matt Krook, LHP5.0200170.00W (1-0)
OAKAAA#24Zach Logue, LHP2.2321244.50
PITAAA#30Cody Bolton, RHP2.2200130.00
SEAAAA#29Penn Murfee, RHP2.0000250.00Sv (1)
SEAAAA#34Darren McCaughan, RHP5.2722253.60
TBAAA#24Calvin Faucher, RHP1.1111129.00
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