MLB Prospect Report: August 12
Matt Selz takes a look at some prospects that have already come up and those slated to come up shortly.
As the 2020 season rolls on, at least for most teams, rookies and prospects have become a huge part of this abbreviated season. The only major “deadline” for prospects we’re really waiting on at this point is the Super Two deadline which is a date that won’t be known immediately as it depends on how many rookies get called up and it’s calculated based off a percentage of the rookie class and what date that percentage was reached. So knowing how big a role prospects and rookies are playing for their teams this year, it’s a good idea to take a bit deeper look at who are leading in some of the advanced stats and whether they have a shot at sticking to those numbers or not as well as hitting on some prospect news.
Jake Cronenworth, UTIL SD - The former seventh-round pick was involved in the Rays-Padres deal for Tommy Pham and even before the trade was perhaps the least focused on player involved despite his multitude of talents. Cronenworth is a true utility player...