Marlins prospects: Jorge Guzman, Brian Miller, and Joe Dunand

I've gotten to see quite a bit of the Jupiter Hammerheads in the past month. The Marlins High A affiliate was led by Jorge Guzman, Brian Miller, and Joe Dunand. Guzman is the highest rated of the three. Acquired from the Yankees in the Stanton deal, Guzman throws three pitches.  FB, SL, CH.  His FB …

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I Am the Highway: 3 games/3 days/1500 miles

The first of 4 out-of-state trips started in Myrtle Beach, SC followed by Rome, GA and then back home to Tampa, FL. Carolina Mudcats v Myrtle Beach Pelicans Neither the Brewers or Cubs train in Florida so this was an invaluable trip to see prospects that I will never get the experience to see otherwise. …

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Field Notes 6/1/18: Daytona Tortugas at Lakeland Flying Tigers

June 1 - Cininnati Reds' affiliate in High A Daytona Tortugas v Lakeland Flying Tigers (Detroit) in a double-header. The Arms Tony Santillan, RHP - 2nd look Nice projectable body, thick frame.  FB sits 93-95, touched 98.  CH at 88.  Throws over the top, repeats his delivery but is a bit stiff. Has a SL …

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Thursday in the Therapy Room: New York State of Mind

Greg Bird looks healthy.  Saw 4 at bats in Extended Spring Training.  He faced 20-year-old RH Albinson Volquez 3x and LH Chase Johnson-Mullins in his final AB.  Volquez got Bird to hit two weak grounders to second in his first 2 ABs before Bird was able to drive a pitch up and away from him …

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Tampa Bay Rays Top 20 Prospects

The Rays have long been considered one of the best player development franchises in the league, consistently developing young starting pitching that has performed well at the big league level.  However, a deeper look at the farm shows a lack of projectable top of the rotation starters and an emerging gap between big league ready …

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Bo Bichette: In-depth look at his stance and load

Bo Bichette, the 2017 MiLB batting champ, rocketed up prospect lists after an amazing season that led to a Future's Game appearance and a promotion to High A Dunedin as a teenager.  Much has been written about his dominant start to his pro career and Bichette has become a household name in the home's Jays …

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With Irma closing in, the Dunedin Blue Jays win the Florida State League “Co”- Championship

Tampa, FL - Hurricane Irma hasn't reached Cuba yet but it has already left her mark on MiLB.  The Florida State League canceled the 2017 Championship Series that pits the winners of the North and South semi-finals in a best of 3.  Instead, the league decided to award the winners of the best of 3 semifinals …

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Player Profile: Gerson Bautista, RHP, NY Mets

Gerson Bautista #Mets flamethrower pic.twitter.com/iluqIF6tPY — Jason Woodell (@JasonAtTheGame) August 21, 2017 Gerson Bautista, 22, is a 6'2" 170 lb. flamethrower for the St. Lucie Mets.  Acquired July 31, 2017 in a trade with Boston that sent Addison Reed to the A.L. East, Bautista was assigned to St. Lucie of the Florida State League. Bautista …

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Player Profile: Cornelius Randolph, LF, Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies selected Randolph, from Griffin, GA, 10th overall in the 2015 draft.  A middle infielder in high school, Randolph's standout tool was his bat and he was converted to OF as a pro.  Due to injuries that derailed his 2016 campaign, Randolph's first full and healthy season of pro ball has come in 2017. …

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