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March 7, 2014

Minor League Update

Spring Training Games of March 6

by Jeff Moore


A huge storm that made its way across the state of Florida on Thursday afternoon cancelled about half of the action in the Grapefruit League, but there’s still plenty for us to talk about.

The Good

  • Allen Webster, RHP, Red Sox: 3 IP, H, K. The Red Sox have a full starting rotation right now, but teams very rarely make it through an entire major-league season with just five starters. When they need to dip into starters six, seven, and eight this season, Webster will be among them.
  • Trevor Bauer, RHP, Indians: 2 IP, 3 H, BB, 4 K. Reports have Bauer’s velocity back up in the mid-90s, and it’s a good sign to see him striking batters out, something he did in the minors but stopped doing last season.
  • Micah Johnson, 2B, White Sox: 3-5, 2 R, SB. Johnson demonstrated what his speed can do atop a lineup on Thursday when he’s able to get on base. His top-end speed can be a real weapon, but most of his power is speed-based (legged out doubles and triples).
  • C.J. Cron, 1B, Angels: 1-1, R,

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