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August 20, 2013

Minor League Update

Games of Monday, August 19

by Zach Mortimer


Pitching Prospect of the Day: Brad Allen, RHP, Diamondbacks (Low-A South Bend): 4.1 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 10 K. In tonight’s edition of the non-prospect who shoved, I feature Brad Allen. Allen is a right-handed pitcher out of Arkansas State, and is pitching in Low-A at the age of 24. He had it all working tonight, racking up 10 strikeouts in relief.

Position Prospect of the Day: Joc Pederson, CF, Dodgers (Double-A Chattanooga): 2-4, 2B, HR, 2 R, 3 RBI. Joc makes it back on the list, and the story won’t change on my end. I believe in Pederson as an everyday player, and the makeup may give him a chance to overachieve.

Other notable prospect performances on August 19:

“The Good”

  • Arismendy Alcantara, 2B, Cubs (Double-A Tennessee): 2-5, 2B, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI, 2 K. Alcantara has moved over to second base defensively, and most scouts believe that’s where he will ultimately land. He offers major-league bat speed with the potential for solid-average power. Alcantara is a plus runner and should add value with his speed. The Cubs future infield situation is crowded, but I believe he f

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