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Spring Training MLB Prospect Report—March 3, 2021



Atlanta Braves

—No. 2 prospect Ian Anderson turned in a solid performance in his first spring start, allowing three hits and a walk and striking out two in two scoreless innings to earn the win. The 22-year-old righthander is expected to compete for National League rookie of the year honors after an excellent debut in 2020.

Boston Red Sox

—No. 5 prospect Jarren Duran hit a towering blast to right field for his first home run of the spring in the third inning. The 24-year-old outfielder has hit just eight home runs in 199 minor league games, but focused last summer on adjusting his swing to generate more power.

—No. 17 prospect Garrett Whitlock struck out two and allowed one hit in two scoreless innings of work against the Rays. The 24-year-old righthander has a good chance of sticking in Boston’s rotation after the team acquired him from the Yankees with the fourth overall pick in the 2020 Rule 5 draft.

Chicago Cubs

—No. 5 prospect Adbert Alzolay struck out one in a perfect inning of work against the Royals. The 25-year-old righthander will slot into the rotation again after starting four times in 2020.

Chicago White Sox

—No. 1 prospect Andrew Vaughn hit his first home run of the spring, a three-run shot to left field, and scored twice.

—No. 9 prospect Luis Gonzalez collected two hits and drove in one run. The 25-year-old outfielder will start the season in the minors after appearing in three big league games in 2020.

Cincinnati Reds

—No. 5 prospect Hunter Greene saw his first live game action since 2018 after having Tommy John surgery, giving up three runs on three hits and one walk while striking out one in an inning of work.

Detroit Tigers

—Outfielder Akil Baddoo, whom the Tigers acquired with the third overall pick in the Rule 5 draft from the Twins, picked up his second hit of spring training on an RBI double to left field in the second inning against the Pirates. The Tigers No. 17 prospect is fighting to make the team as a reserve outfielder.

—No. 3 prospect Casey Mize struck out three batters in two scoreless innings to earn the win in his first spring start, but the control issues that plagued him last season (4.1 BB/9) remained. He walked three of the nine batters he faced.

Kansas City Royals

—No. 2 prospect Daniel Lynch struggled in his first appearance, allowing three runs on three hits, walking three and striking out one in 1.2 innings against the Cubs.

—No. 19 prospect Edward Olivares hit his first homer of the spring, a two-run shot to left field in the seventh inning. The 24-year-old outfielder appeared in 18 games for the Royals last season after arriving in August from the Padres in the trade for righthander Trevor Rosenthal.

Los Angeles Angels

—No. 4 prospect Reid Detmers, the seventh overall pick in the 2020 draft, pitched a scoreless inning, walking one and striking out one.

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Miami Marlins

—No. 2 prospect JJ Bleday made an outstanding throw from the right field warning track to double off a runner on first in the third inning against the Cardinals. Bleday’s arm is one of his four tools which are above-average or better, and he could see time in Miami by the end of the season.

—No. 9 prospect Braxton Garrett pitched two scoreless innings, walking three and striking out one. Despite making his big league debut in 2020, Garrett has made only one start in the upper minors and likely won’t break camp with the big league club.

San Diego Padres

—No. 2 prospect CJ Abrams showed off his 80-grade speed with a triple to right field against the Diamondbacks. He scored two batters later on a sacrifice fly.

Seattle Mariners

—No. 6 prospect Taylor Trammell drove in a run with a double in the seventh inning, but was ruled out after heading to third.

Texas Rangers

—No. 1 prospect Josh Jung pinch hit for Isiah Kiner-Falefa in the fifth inning and gave the Rangers a boost with an RBI single to center field in his first at-bat of the spring.

BATTERS

TEAMCLASSRANKPLAYER, POSABRHBIAVGNOTES
ARIMAJ#14Seth Beer 1B1000.000
ARIMAJ#29Stuart Fairchild CF1000.000
ARIMAJ#19Jake McCarthy RF1000.000
ARIMAJ#3Geraldo Perdomo SS0000--BB (1)
ARIMAJ#9Pavin Smith LF1000.000
ARIMAJ#2Daulton Varsho C2000.000
ATLMAJ#18Bryce Ball 1B1000.200
ATLMAJ#11Michael Harris CF2010.500CS (1)
ATLMAJ#25Trey Harris LF1000.500
ATLMAJ#4Shea Langeliers C2110.2502B (1)
BALMAJ#7Yusniel Diaz LF-CF3000.200
BALMAJ#15Adam Hall 2B0000--
BALMAJ#6Gunnar Henderson 3B1000.000
BALMAJ#23Ryan McKenna PR-RF1000.000
BALMAJ#29Tyler Nevin PR-1B0000.000
BALMAJ#1Adley Rutschman C1000.000BB (1)
BALMAJ#22Terrin Vavra LF0000--
BOSMAJ#21Jonathan Arauz 2B-SS3012.4292B (1)
BOSMAJ#3Bobby Dalbec 3B1000.400
BOSMAJ#2Jeter Downs SS1000.500
BOSMAJ#5Jarren Duran CF3111.333HR (1), BB (1)
BOSMAJ#20Jeisson Rosario LF1001.000
BOSMAJ#15Connor Wong C2100.250BB (1)
CHCMAJ#2Brennen Davis CF1000.000
CHCMAJ#8Christopher Morel 3B1000.000
CHCMAJ#23Alfonso Rivas 1B1000.000
CINMAJ#22T.J. Friedl RF1100.000BB (1)
CINMAJ#3Jonathan India PR-3B2200.333
CLEMAJ#30Yu Chang 3B2000.000
CLEMAJ#24Ernie Clement 2B2000.333
CLEMAJ#4Tyler Freeman SS2010.500
CLEMAJ#3Andres Gimenez SS21221.000HR (1)
CLEMAJ#2Nolan Jones PR-DH1010.200
CLEMAJ#19Owen Miller 3B1000.167
CLEMAJ#6George Valera RF1010.500
CWSMAJ#27Zack Collins C0000.000BB (2)
CWSMAJ#9Luis Gonzalez CF3021.400
CWSMAJ#12Blake Rutherford RF3000.200
CWSMAJ#10Gavin Sheets 1B1000.000
CWSMAJ#1Andrew Vaughn DH2213.333HR (1), BB (3)
DETMAJ#17Akil Baddoo RF-CF2211.4002B (1), BB (2)
DETMAJ#20Jake Rogers PH-DH1000.000
DETMAJ#30Zack Short 2B-SS2010.5002B (1)
HOUMAJ#10Grae Kessinger SS1000.500
HOUMAJ#12Chas McCormick LF1000.000
HOUMAJ#18Freudis Nova 2B2010.250CS (1)
HOUMAJ#3Jeremy Pena SS2000.000
KCMAJ#22Lucius Fox SS2000.333
KCMAJ#24Seuly Matias DH3000.250
KCMAJ#19Edward Olivares CF1112.333HR (1)
KCMAJ#13Nick Pratto PR-1B0000.333
KCMAJ#1Bobby Witt PH1000.167
LAAMAJ#5Jordyn Adams RF1000.000
LAAMAJ#1Jo Adell LF2000.000
LAAMAJ#6Jeremiah Jackson SS1000.000CS (1)
LAAMAJ#2Brandon Marsh PH-DH1000.000
LADMAJ#3Michael Busch PH-DH1110.5002B (1)
LADMAJ#19Omar Estevez SS2000.333
LADMAJ#21Devin Mann 3B1000.000
LADMAJ#11Sheldon Neuse DH2000.000
LADMAJ#10Andy Pages LF1000.500BB (1)
LADMAJ#7Edwin Rios 3B1000.333BB (1)
MIAMAJ#2JJ Bleday RF2000.250
MIAMAJ#16Peyton Burdick LF1000.000
MIAMAJ#4Jazz Chisholm 2B2000.250
MIAMAJ#10Jose Devers 3B0000.0002 BB (2)
MIAMAJ#7Lewin Diaz PR-1B1000.250
MIAMAJ#11Monte Harrison LF2000.000
MIAMAJ#30Victor Victor Mesa CF1000.000BB (1)
MIAMAJ#13Kameron Misner RF1000.000
MIAMAJ#20Nasim Nunez 2B1000.000
MILMAJ#7Mario Feliciano C0000.333BB (1)
MILMAJ#28Tristen Lutz PH-DH1000.000
MILMAJ#2Garrett Mitchell CF1000.500
MILMAJ#25Corey Ray RF1000.333BB (1)
MILMAJ#1Brice Turang SS1000.000
MINMAJ#25Travis Blankenhorn 2B0000.000
MINMAJ#10Gilberto Celestino PR-RF1000.333
MINMAJ#1Alex Kirilloff LF3000.000
NYMMAJ#5Brett Baty 3B1000.000
NYMMAJ#9Khalil Lee LF2000.000
NYMMAJ#2Ronny Mauricio PH-DH2000.000
NYMMAJ#6Mark Vientos 1B10101.000
NYYMAJ#11Ezequiel Duran PH-2B2000.000
NYYMAJ#6Oswald Peraza SS2000.000
OAKMAJ#17Austin Allen DH2000.000
OAKMAJ#6Nick Allen SS2000.000
OAKMAJ#30Seth Brown RF2000.200BB (2)
OAKMAJ#5Logan Davidson SS1000.000
OAKMAJ#9Greg Deichmann RF1000.250
PHIMAJ#13Mickey Moniak DH2000.250
PHIMAJ#17Logan O'Hoppe PR0000--
PHIMAJ#9Johan Rojas PR-RF0000.000
PITMAJ#2Oneil Cruz DH1000.333BB (1)
PITMAJ#1Ke'Bryan Hayes 3B3010.4002B (2)
PITMAJ#14Travis Swaggerty CF2000.000
SDMAJ#2CJ Abrams PR-SS1110.2003B (1)
SDMAJ#28Eguy Rosario 3B0000.500BB (2)
SEAMAJ#23Jake Fraley DH2000.000
SEAMAJ#29Sam Haggerty 2B2010.250SB (1)
SEAMAJ#2Jarred Kelenic LF2000.250
SEAMAJ#1Julio Rodriguez RF1010.500
SEAMAJ#6Taylor Trammell CF1011.3332B (1)
SFMAJ#7Patrick Bailey C0000.000BB (1)
SFMAJ#6Hunter Bishop RF0000.000
SFMAJ#1Marco Luciano SS3000.000
SFMAJ#16LaMonte Wade RF3110.250
SFMAJ#15Logan Wyatt 1B0001.000
STLMAJ#3Nolan Gorman 3B1000.000
STLMAJ#30John Nogowski 1B1000.000
STLMAJ#15Justin Williams RF2000.000
TBMAJ#2Randy Arozarena LF2000.250
TBMAJ#4Vidal Brujan PH-SS1111.667BB (1)
TBMAJ#8Xavier Edwards 2B1110.6672B (1)
TBMAJ#1Wander Franco DH3000.000
TBMAJ#22Moises Gomez RF2000.000
TBMAJ#26Blake Hunt PH1000.000
TBMAJ#20Kevin Padlo 3B2111.500HR (1)
TBMAJ#15Taylor Walls 2B2000.000
TEXMAJ#1Josh Jung PH-3B10111.000
TEXMAJ#27Bubba Thompson CF1000.000
TEXMAJ#15Davis Wendzel SS0000.000
TORMAJ#30Philip Clarke PH-DH0001--2 BB (2)
TORMAJ#16Leonardo Jimenez 2B1000.000
TORMAJ#2Austin Martin CF0100.000BB (2)
TORMAJ#6Orelvis Martinez SS10101.000

PITCHERS

TEAMCLASSRANKPLAYERIPHRERBBKERANOTES
ATLMAJ#2Ian Anderson2.0300120.00W (1-0)
ATLMAJ#15Daysbel Hernandez0.1000100.00
ATLMAJ#7Kyle Muller1.2200030.00
BOSMAJ#27Andrew Politi1.0000030.00
BOSMAJ#17Garrett Whitlock2.0100020.00
BOSMAJ#20Josh Winckowski1.0111119.00
CHCMAJ#5Adbert Alzolay1.0000010.00
CINMAJ#5Hunter Greene1.03331127.00
CINMAJ#7Nick Lodolo1.0000110.00
CINMAJ#25Riley O'Brien1.0000010.00
CINMAJ#13Lyon Richardson1.0000020.00W (1-0)
CLEMAJ#18Carlos Vargas1.0211019.00
DETMAJ#3Casey Mize2.0000330.00W (1-0)
HOUMAJ#30Austin Hansen1.0000130.00
HOUMAJ#24Jojanse Torres1.0200000.00
KCMAJ#2Daniel Lynch1.23333116.20L (0-1)
KCMAJ#20Tyler Zuber1.1100120.00
LAAMAJ#17Denny Brady1.1000230.00
LAAMAJ#4Reid Detmers1.0000110.00
LAAMAJ#3Chris Rodriguez0.2000020.00
MIAMAJ#9Braxton Garrett2.0000310.00
MILMAJ#29Phil Bickford1.0000000.00
MINMAJ#19Josh Winder1.0000020.00
NYMMAJ#17Sam McWilliams1.0100120.00Sv (1)
NYYMAJ#27Brooks Kriske1.0000110.00
OAKMAJ#28Miguel Romero1.0000030.00
PHIMAJ#21Damon Jones1.0100100.00
PHIMAJ#12Adonis Medina1.0000010.00
PHIMAJ#18Cristopher Sanchez1.01223018.00L (0-1)
PITMAJ#16JT Brubaker1.0111019.00L (0-1)
PITMAJ#30Max Kranick1.01222118.00
SDMAJ#9Michel Baez2.0311324.50
SDMAJ#6Ryan Weathers2.0211124.50W (1-0)
SEAMAJ#20Joey Gerber1.0100010.00
SFMAJ#20Camilo Doval1.0000110.00
STLMAJ#2Matthew Liberatore1.0000210.00
STLMAJ#24Jake Woodford1.0100010.00
TBMAJ#25Ryan Thompson1.0000010.00
TEXMAJ#21Kyle Cody1.0100000.00

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