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Prospect Roundup: Games of May 2

Marsh on solid ground with four hits, Mountcastle stays hot
May 3, 2019

Angels OF Brandon Marsh, Double-A Mobile: 4-for-5, 2B, RBI, SB -- The No. 3 Angels prospect snapped out of a 3-for-19 funk with the sixth four-hit game of his career. Marsh singled in each of his first three at-bats before providing an insurance run with an RBI double in the sixth

Toolshed: Prospect projections gone wrong

Steamer underestimated Soto, Acuña, overestimated Brinson
October 5, 2018

Part of the beauty of baseball is its unpredictability, and even when it comes to projection systems, that means sometimes you're right and sometimes you're very wrong.Back in January and February, used FanGraphs' Steamer600 projections to look at how some of the game's most prominent prospects were expected to

Yankees Prospect Primer: Bring on the Bronx

Torres, Andujar aiming to help New York club compete in 2018
March 29, 2018

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2018 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Back and healthy: Gleyber Torres,

Astros reassign Tucker after strong spring

Outfielder hit .410; A's Puk, Yankees' Florial also sent to Minors
March 18, 2018

Kyle Tucker said goodbye to Major League teammates on Sunday, but it won't be for long.The Astros sent their top hitting prospect to Minor League camp, but he will make the trip to Houston for two exhibition games against the Brewers next week.

Yankees' Andujar continues to mash

No. 65 overall prospect hits third, fourth Grapefruit League homers
March 1, 2018

Miguel Andújar's resume for the Yankees' third-base job keeps getting better by the day. It made its biggest improvement yet's No. 65 overall prospect homered twice, going deep with solo shots on the first two pitches he saw, to lead the Yankees to a 6-4 win over the Phillies

2018 Prospect Projections: AL East rookies

Yankees' Andujar, Torres could fill open infield spots in the Bronx
January 2, 2018

This is the first in a six-part series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers, 200 innings for starting pitchers and 65

Florial shines as Yankees flourish on the farm

Outfielder enjoys breakout year in one of game's deepest systems
November 27, 2017

This offseason, is taking a look at the most outstanding campaigns by players in each system across Minor League Baseball and honoring the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization.After years of fielding rosters filled with more free-agent superstars

Yanks' Andujar goes from IL Finals to bigs

Third base prospect joins New York's effort in pennant race
September 16, 2017

Miguel Andújar was in the dugout for the last out of the International League Governors' Cup Finals on Friday night, but he was denied the thrill of a triumphant rush onto the field as Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre lost the title to Durham.But the 22-year-old third baseman will get another chance at

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 6

Marlins' Dean reaches bases five times; Tigers' Burrows fans 10
August 7, 2017

Yankees 3B Miguel Andújar, Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre: 2-for-4, HR, 2B, 2 RBI, R -- The Yankees' No. 7 prospect saw a 17-game hitting streak -- during which he batted .412 -- end Saturday but got right back on the horse a day later, homering in his first at-bat and adding a double

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 18

Yanks' Andujar provides heroics; Rays' Honeywell returns strong
July 19, 2017

Rays RHP Brent Honeywell Jr., Triple-A Durham: 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 5 K, 88 pitches, 54 strikes -- The Rays' No. 2 prospect returned from his MVP performance at the All-Star Futures Game with five scoreless innings in Durham's 5-1 win over Indianapolis. He hasn't allowed a run

Stewart blasts Erie to doubleheader sweep

Left fielder hits three homers to dampen day of Trenton's Andujar
April 10, 2017

A sour taste in his mouth after Saturday's loss, all Double-A Erie's Christin Stewart wanted was to win at least one game in Sunday's doubleheader against Trenton. With a few swings of the bat, Detroit's No. 2 prospect ensured way more than that.Stewart belted three homers and plated four runs

Andujar unlikely Home Run Derby winner

Yankees No. 11 prospect outdistances Cardinals' Voit in final round
June 20, 2015

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Two of the longer shots to participate in Home Run Derby at the Florida State League All-Star Game ended up going the deepest. Palm Beach Cardinals first baseman Luke Voit and Tampa Yankees third baseman Miguel Andújar dueled through a three-out tiebreaker in the final