2019 MLB Prospect Report: Names To Watch Part One
Matt Selz discusses some prospects who may be up early in the season in the American League that may help your fantasy team.
The early part of the season this year has already seen several debuts from top prospects on both sides of the ball from Fernando Tatis Jr. to Chris Paddack to Kyle Wright to Kyle Zimmer to Victor Robles . There are still plenty of names to keep an eye out for as they progress this year. This week we will cover American League names to watch by division and next week we’ll do the same for the National League.
Just to be clear we aren’t going to talk Vladimir Guerrero Jr. here because he’s going to come up once his oblique heals, and he was drafted as a starting third baseman in most leagues this March so it would be a waste of time to do a full breakdown.
Yusniel Diaz (BAL) – Diaz was a key piece in the Manny Machado trade to the Dodgers last year and after splitting the season between both organization’s Double-A affiliates, Diaz is ready to make the jump to Triple-A Norfolk this year. In 97 games, split pretty evenly between the PCL and IL, last year he had...