Prospect Round Up!

Jared King, LF, Binghamton Mets – 2013 5th rounder out of Kansas State.  Rough 2015 with the Mets AA affiliate, hitting .214/.262/.286 with 4 HR. Josh Smoker, p, Binghamton Mets – Drafted in 2007 in the Compensation A portion of the draft.  Bounced between three levels in 2015, and would end the season in AA.  There…

Steve Foucault, rp, Texas Rangers

Steve Foucault was the foundation of some very uneven Rangers teams of the mid-70’s. His performance out of the pen played a huge role in the Rangers team that went a surprising 84-76 in 1974.  He has a bit of a down year in 1975, but was still a very strong option.  He would bounce…

Carlos Munoz, 1b, Pittsburgh Pirates

Carlos Munoz is having a really nice season in rookie season Bristol.  He is carrying a .433 OBP and awesome .942 OPS.  He is walking more than he is striking out, which is a great sign.  He was an All-Star last season in the GCL, and is putting up even better numbers this season. Munoz…

Charles Johnson, c, Florida Marlins

When I was in High School I used to play this baseball game, and my catching corp was Charles Johnson and either Eniar Diaz or Greg Zaun as the backup. My team was generally stacked with good hitting, so I did not mind having a defensive minded catchers.  It always worked out well, and to…

Trey Vavra, 1b, Cedar Rapids Kernels

Trey Vavra was drafted out of Division II Florida Southern University in the 33rd Round of the 2014 draft by the Twins. I am a really big fan of Division II ball, so it is really nice to see him hit the ground running as a professional. He put up great numbers in 2014 at…