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Spring Training MLB Prospect Report—March 4, 2021



Baltimore Orioles

—No. 16 prospect Jahmai Jones collected two hits and scored twice against the Braves. The 23-year-old utilityman was traded to the Orioles by the Angels for Alex Cobb and cash in February.

—No. 1 prospect Adley Rutschman doubled in a run in the seventh inning against the Braves, finishing the day 1-for-4.

Boston Red Sox

—No. 3 prospect Bobby Dalbec hit eight home runs in just 23 games as a rookie in 2020 and hit two home runs against the Twins on Wednesday, giving him three so far this spring.

Cincinnati Reds

—No. 6 prospect Tejay Antone struck out five and allowed one hit in two scoreless innings against the Dodgers. The 27-year-old righthander impressed in a long-relief role in 2020, posting a 2.80 ERA with 45 strikeouts and 16 walks in 35.1 innings.

Colorado Rockies

—No. 7 prospect Colton Welker drove in three runs with a sixth-inning go-ahead single that proved the difference in the team's win over the Athletics.

Detroit Tigers

—No. 4 prospect Matt Manning struck out one and allowed a hit in two scoreless innings against the Phillies in his first appearance of the spring.

Los Angeles Dodgers

—No. 11 prospect Zach McKinstry singled in a run in the second inning against the Reds, then stole second base later in the inning. The 25-year-old is expected to serve as a utilityman for the Dodgers this season.

Miami Marlins

—No. 14 prospect Connor Scott drove in two runs and collected a hit against the Nationals. The 21-year-old outfielder drove home one run in the sixth inning on a sacrifice fly and two innings later singled home another.

Milwaukee Brewers

—No. 2 prospect Garrett Mitchell, a 2020 first-rounder from UCLA, entered the game in the seventh inning as a pinch runner, scored on an RBI double, then singled home a run in the eighth inning. He finished the day with two runs scored and an RBI.

Minnesota Twins

—No. 7 prospect Aaron Sabato got his first hit of the spring and scored once against the Red Sox. The 21-year-old first baseman from North Carolina was the 27th player taken in the 2020 draft.

Seattle Mariners

—No. 2 prospect Jarred Kelenic connected on a two-run home run, his first of the spring, in the fourth inning against the Cubs. The 21-year-old outfielder is on the verge of making his big league debut after impressing team officials at the alternate training site last summer.

—One day after driving in his first run of the spring, No. 6 prospect Taylor Trammell hit a solo home run to deep center field in the fifth inning. The 23-year-old outfielder is 2-for-5 this spring with two RBIs.

St. Louis Cardinals

—No. 8 prospect Andrew Knizner collected two hits, including a double, and scored twice against the Mets.

Tampa Bay Rays

Wander Franco, the No. 1 prospect in baseball, got his first hit of the spring with a solo home run to right field in the second inning against the Pirates. It was the 20-year-old shortstop’s first Grapefruit League home run in 13 at-bats. He finished the game with two hits in three at-bats.

—No. 5 prospect Shane McClanahan pitched a scoreless inning of work, allowing a hit and striking out one.

Texas Rangers

—No. 16 prospect Steele Walker, acquired from the White Sox for outfielder Nomar Mazara at the 2019 Winter Meetings, smashed an opposite-field solo home run in the third inning against the Angels. The 24-year-old outfielder will likely start the year at Double-A Frisco but could make his big league debut later in the season.

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Toronto Blue Jays

—No. 4 prospect Simeon Woods Richardson struck out one and walked one in two scoreless innings in his spring debut. The 20-year-old righthander should make his upper-minors debut in 2021 with a chance at arriving in Toronto later in the season.

—No. 7 prospect Alek Manoah excelled in relief, striking out four batters and allowing a hit in two scoreless innings.

BATTERS

TEAMCLASSRANKPLAYER, POSABRHBIAVGNOTES
ARIMAJ#14Seth Beer 1B0100.000BB (1), SB (1)
ARIMAJ#29Stuart Fairchild LF-RF4122.286SB (1)
ARIMAJ#19Jake McCarthy RF2010.250
ARIMAJ#3Geraldo Perdomo PH-SS0000--BB (2)
ATLMAJ#6William Contreras C0000.500BB (2)
ATLMAJ#11Michael Harris LF1000.333
ATLMAJ#17Alex Jackson C1000.000
ATLMAJ#1Cristian Pache CF2010.250
BALMAJ#15Adam Hall 2B0000--
BALMAJ#16Jahmai Jones 2B2220.500BB (1)
BALMAJ#23Ryan McKenna CF0100.000BB (2)
BALMAJ#5Ryan Mountcastle LF3000.000
BALMAJ#29Tyler Nevin LF0101.000
BALMAJ#1Adley Rutschman DH4011.2002B (1)
BALMAJ#22Terrin Vavra RF0000--
BOSMAJ#21Jonathan Arauz PR-2B1210.5002B (2)
BOSMAJ#3Bobby Dalbec 1B3223.5002 HR (3)
BOSMAJ#2Jeter Downs PR-SS2100.333
BOSMAJ#5Jarren Duran CF1011.4292B (1)
BOSMAJ#20Jeisson Rosario PR-RF0000.000
CHCMAJ#3Miguel Amaya C2000.000
CHCMAJ#2Brennen Davis CF1100.000SB (1)
CHCMAJ#8Christopher Morel SS1000.000BB (1)
CHCMAJ#23Alfonso Rivas 1B1001.000BB (1)
CHCMAJ#9Chase Strumpf 2B0000--2 BB (2), SB (1)
CINMAJ#22T.J. Friedl CF1000.000
CINMAJ#1Jose Garcia SS1000.000
CINMAJ#3Jonathan India 2B1000.250
CINMAJ#4Tyler Stephenson C2110.2502B (1)
CLEMAJ#22Bobby Bradley 1B2000.250
CLEMAJ#24Ernie Clement LF1111.429
CLEMAJ#4Tyler Freeman SS1000.400
CLEMAJ#2Nolan Jones 3B0000.200
CLEMAJ#19Owen Miller 1B1000.143
COLMAJ#1Brendan Rodgers 2B1100.000BB (2)
COLMAJ#10Ryan Vilade LF0100.000BB (1)
COLMAJ#7Colton Welker PH-3B2013.400
CWSMAJ#16Micker Adolfo RF1000.200
CWSMAJ#17Jake Burger 3B3000.000
CWSMAJ#27Zack Collins DH3121.500HR (1)
CWSMAJ#9Luis Gonzalez CF0000.400
CWSMAJ#10Gavin Sheets 1B1001.0002 BB (3)
DETMAJ#18Kody Clemens PR-2B1210.500
DETMAJ#5Riley Greene RF2000.200BB (2)
DETMAJ#21Derek Hill CF0000.000BB (2)
DETMAJ#6Isaac Paredes 3B2011.500
DETMAJ#20Jake Rogers PH1000.000
KCMAJ#22Lucius Fox PR0100.333
KCMAJ#6Kyle Isbel LF0000.500
KCMAJ#19Edward Olivares CF1012.5002B (1)
KCMAJ#7Erick Pena PR-RF0100.000
KCMAJ#13Nick Pratto 1B0000.333
KCMAJ#1Bobby Witt 2B2211.250BB (1)
LAAMAJ#1Jo Adell PR-RF0100.000BB (3), SB (1)
LAAMAJ#22Livan Soto PR0100.000BB (1)
LADMAJ#3Michael Busch 2B2000.250
LADMAJ#19Omar Estevez PH1000.250
LADMAJ#11Zach McKinstry CF2011.500SB (1)
LADMAJ#11Sheldon Neuse 3B2010.200
LADMAJ#14DJ Peters RF01001.000BB (3)
LADMAJ#26Luke Raley LF1001.250
LADMAJ#30Zach Reks DH2000.000
LADMAJ#9Miguel Vargas 1B1100.000
MIAMAJ#4Jazz Chisholm 2B1000.200
MIAMAJ#7Lewin Diaz 1B2000.167
MIAMAJ#11Monte Harrison RF0100.000BB (1)
MIAMAJ#13Kameron Misner PH-DH1000.000
MIAMAJ#8Jesus Sanchez RF3010.167
MIAMAJ#14Connor Scott CF1012.500
MILMAJ#17Nick Kahle PH-DH10121.0002B (1)
MILMAJ#28Tristen Lutz RF0100.000
MILMAJ#2Garrett Mitchell PR-CF1211.667
MILMAJ#25Corey Ray LF3000.167
MILMAJ#1Brice Turang SS0000.000BB (1)
MINMAJ#10Gilberto Celestino CF1000.250
MINMAJ#12Brent Rooker RF2010.500BB (1)
MINMAJ#26Ben Rortvedt C2001.000
NYMMAJ#1Francisco Alvarez DH2000.000
NYMMAJ#5Brett Baty PH1012.5002B (1)
NYMMAJ#2Ronny Mauricio SS2010.200
NYMMAJ#6Mark Vientos PH-DH1000.500BB (2)
NYYMAJ#6Oswald Peraza SS1000.000
OAKMAJ#17Austin Allen C1100.000BB (1)
OAKMAJ#30Seth Brown LF1000.1672 BB (4)
OAKMAJ#5Logan Davidson SS1010.500SB (1)
OAKMAJ#9Greg Deichmann RF1000.200
OAKMAJ#21Kyle McCann PR-DH1010.500SB (1)
PHIMAJ#6Luis Garcia 2B1000.000
PHIMAJ#10Nick Maton 3B1010.250
PHIMAJ#13Mickey Moniak CF0000.250
PHIMAJ#17Logan O'Hoppe PH-DH1000.000
PHIMAJ#27Jhailyn Ortiz LF1000.000
PHIMAJ#9Johan Rojas PR-RF0000.000SB (1)
PHIMAJ#3Bryson Stott SS1000.333
PITMAJ#11Ji-Hwan Bae SS1000.000
PITMAJ#29Rodolfo Castro 3B1000.000
PITMAJ#2Oneil Cruz SS-CF2000.200
PITMAJ#27Canaan Smith LF0000--
SDMAJ#2CJ Abrams SS4011.222SB (1)
SDMAJ#25Ivan Castillo 2B3000.000
SDMAJ#8Tucupita Marcano 2B1000.600
SDMAJ#15Jorge Mateo LF3111.2862B (1), BB (1)
SDMAJ#14Joshua Mears PR-RF2000.000
SDMAJ#28Eguy Rosario PH-DH2000.250BB (3)
SEAMAJ#23Jake Fraley RF2000.000
SEAMAJ#2Jarred Kelenic DH2112.333HR (1)
SEAMAJ#8Cal Raleigh C3110.2002B (1)
SEAMAJ#6Taylor Trammell LF2111.400HR (1)
STLMAJ#29Luken Baker 1B1000.000
STLMAJ#1Dylan Carlson RF2100.250
STLMAJ#4Ivan Herrera PH-DH0100.000BB (1)
STLMAJ#8Andrew Knizner C3222.4002B (1)
STLMAJ#30John Nogowski 1B1213.250HR (1), 2 BB (3)
STLMAJ#9Lane Thomas CF2110.500BB (1)
STLMAJ#15Justin Williams DH3011.143
TBMAJ#4Vidal Brujan CF1000.500
TBMAJ#1Wander Franco SS3121.250HR (1)
TBMAJ#16Josh Lowe RF2000.333
TBMAJ#20Kevin Padlo 3B1000.400
TBMAJ#15Taylor Walls PH-2B1000.000
TEXMAJ#8Jonah Heim C2000.000
TEXMAJ#1Josh Jung 3B00001.000
TEXMAJ#3Leody Taveras CF1000.333BB (1), CS (1)
TEXMAJ#16Steele Walker RF2111.250HR (1)
TORMAJ#21Santiago Espinal SS2010.2002B (1)
TORMAJ#3Jordan Groshans SS1000.000
TORMAJ#10Miguel Hiraldo 2B0000--BB (1), SB (1)
TORMAJ#12Otto Lopez PH-CF1000.000
TORMAJ#8Gabriel Moreno C1000.000
WASMAJ#4Yasel Antuna SS2100.250BB (1)
WASMAJ#15Tres Barrera C3010.250
WASMAJ#10Drew Mendoza 1B2000.200BB (2)

PITCHERS

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TEAMCLASSRANKPLAYERIPHRERBBKERANOTES
ARIMAJ#10Corbin Martin2.0322019.00
ATLMAJ#10Tucker Davidson1.0122119.00
ATLMAJ#19Victor Vodnik1.0100000.00
ATLMAJ#14Patrick Weigel1.03411013.50
BALMAJ#13Hunter Harvey1.0000100.00
BOSMAJ#28Eduard Bazardo1.0000010.00
CINMAJ#6Tejay Antone2.0100050.00
COLMAJ#12Ryan Castellani2.02742018.00
CWSMAJ#28Tyler Johnson0.20333040.50
CWSMAJ#18Kade McClure1.0100010.00
DETMAJ#4Matt Manning2.0100010.00
KCMAJ#25Scott Blewett1.22222310.80
KCMAJ#15Carlos Hernandez2.03331113.50
LADMAJ#5Bobby Miller1.0000000.00
LADMAJ#18Dennis Santana1.0100020.00
MILMAJ#26Angel Perdomo1.0000220.00
MILMAJ#13Drew Rasmussen2.0000230.00
MILMAJ#14Justin Topa1.0000120.00
MINMAJ#20Cody Stashak1.0000029.00
NYMMAJ#18Oscar De La Cruz1.0000010.00
NYMMAJ#30Franklyn Kilome1.0000000.00
NYMMAJ#23Marcel Renteria1.02442336.00
OAKMAJ#14Jeff Criswell0.21442054.00
OAKMAJ#16Jordan Weems1.01221213.50
PITMAJ#10Miguel Yajure1.0111019.00L (0-1)
SDMAJ#17Mason Thompson1.0000110.00
STLMAJ#21Seth Elledge1.0100000.00
STLMAJ#22Junior Fernandez1.04330027.00
STLMAJ#7Kwang-Hyun Kim0.24432240.50
STLMAJ#14Angel Rondon0.2000000.00
TBMAJ#24Josh Fleming1.0000010.00W (1-0)
TBMAJ#5Shane McClanahan1.0100010.00
TEXMAJ#9Hans Crouse1.01222018.00
TORMAJ#7Alek Manoah2.0100040.00
TORMAJ#4Simeon Woods Richardson2.0000110.00
WASMAJ#23Joan Adon1.0010100.00
WASMAJ#17Ben Braymer1.0100110.00
WASMAJ#21Tyler Dyson1.0110110.00
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