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August 21, 2013

Minor League Update

Games of Tuesday, August 20

by Zach Mortimer


Pitching Prospect of the Day: Jonathan Gray, RHP, Rockies (High-A Modesto): 5.0 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 10 K. Some thought Gray deserved to be the top pick in the 2013 draft. He offers a fastball that can touch elite velocity, a potential plus-plus slider, and a developing changeup. Gray’s professional career has been a positive one so far.

Position Prospect of the Day: Mookie Betts, 2B, Red Sox (High-A Salem): 3-5, 3B, HR, R, 3 RBI. Betts has bat speed, plus running ability, and a lot of things that he has yet to figure out. Betts has an everyday-player ceiling, but he will have to work on his plate discipline and improve his hit tool if he is going to reach it. It is much more likely that he ends up a very good utility player.

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