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Baseball America Prospect Report -- October 10, 2018



Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Blue Jays: The third baseman started his Arizona Fall League campaign on a strong note with a 3-for-5 effort with two doubles and three RBIs. After going hitless in his first two at-bats, Guerrero found the barrel in his next three tries, shooting two-baggers to left and a single to right field.

Forrest Whitley, Astros: The righty showed no rust after not pitching since Sept. 7. The towering fireballer put on a clinic over the first three innings, during which he struck out eight of nine hitters he faced. The lone non-strikeout was a weak grounder to second. His fastball topped at 97, and he got strikeouts with all four of his pitches: Four-seam fastball, cutter, curveball and changeup. 

Pavin Smith, D-backs: Arizona's first base prospect, who admittedly endured a trying first full season as a professional, started his turn in the AFL on a high note by going 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBIs. Look for a story about Smith later this week at baseballamerica.com  

Darwinzon Hernandez, Red Sox: The lefty pitched in relief for Mesa and cut through a talented Scottsdale lineup with ease. Hernandez whiffed five over two innings using a 95-97 mph fastball with an impressive combination of breaking ball and changeup as well. 

— BATTERS —
 
TEAM   CLASS   PLAYER, POS   AB   R   H   BI   AVG    
SD   AFL   Allen, Austin C   4   0   1   1   .250   BB (1)
SD    AFL   Potts, Hudson 3B   4   1   1   1   .250   BB (1)
ARI   AFL   Ellis, Drew DH   4   0   2   1   .500    
ARI   AFL   Smith, Pavin 1B   5   2   3   2   .600    
ARI   AFL   Varsho, Daulton C   4   2   1   1   .250   2B (1)
ATL   AFL   Pache, Cristian CF   5   1   0   0   .000    
BAL   AFL   Wilkerson, Steve 3B   2   0   0   0   .000   3 BB (3)
BOS   AFL   Dalbec, Bobby 3B   2   0   0   0   .000   2 BB (2)
BOS   AFL   Ockimey, Josh DH   3   0   1   3   .333    
CHC   AFL   Hoerner, Nico SS   4   0   0   0   .000    
CIN   AFL   Rodriguez, Alfredo SS   3   0   0   0   .000   BB (1)
CIN   AFL   Trammell, Taylor LF   3   0   0   1   .000   BB (1)
CLE   AFL   Marabell, Connor RF   5   1   3   2   .600   2B (1)
COL   AFL   Fuentes, Josh 3B   5   1   1   1   .200   3B(1)
COL   AFL   Hilliard, Sam RF   5   2   3   0   .600   3B(1)
CWS   AFL   Rivera, Laz 2B   3   1   2   1   .667   2B (1)
CWS   AFL   Robert, Luis CF   4   2   1   1   .250   BB (1)
DET   AFL   Cameron, Daz CF   4   1   2   0   .500    
DET   AFL   Rogers, Jake C   4   0   0   0   .000    
HOU   AFL   Dawson, Ronnie CF   3   0   0   0   .000   BB (1)
KC   AFL   Lee, Khalil CF   4   1   1   0   .250   BB (1), SB (1)
KC   AFL   Viloria, Meibrys DH   4   0   3   1   .750   2B (1)
LAA   AFL   Jones, Jahmai 2B   2   2   0   0   .000   2 BB (2)
LAA   AFL   MacKinnon, David 1B   3   0   0   0   .000   BB (1), SB (1)
LAD   AFL   Ruiz, Keibert C   5   1   2   1   .400    
LAD   AFL   Thomas, Cody LF   4   1   1   0   .250   2B (1)
MIA   AFL   Brigman, Bryson 2B   4   1   2   0   .500   SB (1)
MIA   AFL   Harrison, Monte CF   4   1   0   1   .000    
MIA   AFL   Miller, Brian PR-DH   1   0   0   0   .000   SB (1)
MIL   AFL   Grisham, Trent RF   5   0   2   0   .400    
MIL   AFL   Hiura, Keston 2B   3   1   1   3   .333   2B (1), BB (1), 2 SB (2)
MIN   AFL   Raley, Luke LF   4   0   2   3   .500    
NYM   AFL   Alonso, Peter 1B   4   0   2   2   .500    
NYY   AFL   Estrada, Thairo SS   5   0   1   0   .200    
NYY   AFL   Florial, Estevan DH   5   1   0   0   .000    
NYY   AFL   Sensley, Steven 1B   5   0   0   1   .000    
OAK   AFL   Barrera, Luis LF   4   1   1   1   .250   HR (1)
OAK   AFL   Bolt, Skye RF   4   0   1   0   .250   SB (1)
PHI   AFL   Gamboa, Arquimedes 3B   3   1   0   0   .000   BB (1)
PHI   AFL   Hall, Darick DH   4   0   0   0   .000    
PHI   AFL   Listi, Austin RF   4   0   0   0   .000    
PIT   AFL   Craig, Will 1B   4   0   0   0   .000    
PIT   AFL   Tucker, Cole SS   4   3   2   0   .500   BB (1), SB (1)
SEA   AFL   Miller, Ian LF   5   0   1   1   .200    
SEA   AFL   White, Evan 1B   3   1   2   2   .667   2 2B (2), 2 BB (2)
SF   AFL   Hinojosa, C.J. 2B   5   0   2   0   .400    
SF   AFL   Winn, Matt C   2   2   1   0   .500   2 BB (2)
STL   AFL   Martinez, Jeremy C   4   0   0   0   .000    
STL   AFL   Young, Andy 2B   4   1   1   1   .250   3B(1)
TB   AFL   Fox, Lucius SS   5   2   2   0   .400   2 SB (2)
TB   AFL   McCarthy, Joe DH   4   2   2   0   .500   BB (1)
TEX   AFL   Martinez, Julio Pablo LF   4   1   1   0   .250   SB (1)
TOR   AFL   Biggio, Cavan RF   4   1   1   1   .250   SB (1)
TOR   AFL   Guerrero, Vladimir 3B   5   1   3   3   .600   2 2B (2)
WAS   AFL   Kieboom, Carter SS   3   1   0   0   .000   BB (1)
— PITCHERS —
 
TEAM   CLASS   CARD CODE   IP   H   R   ER   BB   K
ATL   AFL   Burrows, Thomas   1.1   5   3   2   0   3
BAL   AFL   Erwin, Tyler   1.0   2   0   0   0   1
BOS   AFL   Hernandez, Darwinzon   2.0   1   0   0   0   5
BOS   AFL   Shawaryn, Mike   1.0   0   0   0   0   1
BOS   AFL   Taylor, Josh   1.2   2   0   0   1   2
COL   AFL   Castellani, Ryan   3.0   4   3   3   1   3
COL   AFL   Horacek, Mitch   0.2   3   2   2   0   0
COL   AFL   Lawrence, Justin   1.0   3   2   2   0   0
COL   AFL   Tinoco, Jesus   2.0   1   0   0   0   0
CWS   AFL   Burdi, Zack   0.2   1   3   0   0   1
CWS   AFL   Dopico, Danny   1.0   2   2   2   0   0
CWS   AFL   Thompson, Zach   0.2   1   0   0   0   1
DET   AFL   Schreiber, John   1.0   2   1   1   2   0
DET   AFL   Soto, Gregory   2.1   0   2   2   3   2
HOU   AFL   Whitley, Forrest   3.1   1   2   2   2   8
LAA   AFL   Hanewich, Brett   1.0   0   0   0   0   1
LAD   AFL   Scrubb, Andre   1.1   3   1   1   1   0
MIL   AFL   Brown, Daniel   2.1   0   0   0   1   4
NYM   AFL   Blackham, Matt   1.0   1   1   1   2   1
NYM   AFL   Nogosek, Stephen   1.0   0   0   0   0   0
NYM   AFL   Zanghi, Joe   1.0   1   0   0   0   1
NYY   AFL   Foley, Jordan   2.1   1   1   1   2   5
NYY   AFL   Wivinis, Matthew   1.0   2   1   1   3   2
PHI   AFL   Leftwich, Luke   1.2   1   0   0   0   3
PIT   AFL   Agrazal, Dario   5.0   8   5   5   0   0
PIT   AFL   Eckelman, Matt   1.0   1   1   1   1   0
PIT   AFL   Hartlieb, Geoff   1.1   3   2   2   0   1
PIT   AFL   Weiman, Blake   1.2   2   2   1   0   1
SD   AFL   Derby, Bubba   2.2   2   2   0   1   3
SEA   AFL   Mills, Wyatt   1.2   1   0   0   1   1
SEA   AFL   Walker, Matt   1.0   2   2   2   1   0
WAS   AFL   Bautista, Gerson   1.0   1   1   1   1   0
WAS   AFL   Braymer, Ben   1.1   1   1   0   1   1
WAS   AFL   Guilbeau, Taylor   1.0   0   0   0   0   1
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