American League 2015 “Ones To Watch”

Baltimore

  • RHP Jonatan Isenia – 21 years old –  2014 level (GCL)                                                                  2-3, 2.30 ERA, 43 IP, 27 H, 18 ER, 15 BB, 46 K in 10 appearances (8 starts)
  • CF Glynn Davis  –  22 years old  –  2014 level (Hi-A Frederick/Double-A Bowie)               .299 average, 27 doubles,  23 stolen bases, .356 on-base percentage  

Boston

  • LHP Dedgar Jimenez – 18 years old –  2014 level (GCL)                                                               5-2, 3.28 ERA, 49.1 IP, 54 H, 18 ER, 8 BB, 37 K in 11 appearances (10 starts)
  • OF Luis Alexander Basabe  –  17 years old  –  2014 (DSL/GCL Red Sox)                               .269 average – 11 triples – 15 stolen bases –  .376 on-base percentage

Chicago White Sox

  • LHP Brian Clark – 21 years old –  2014 level (Rk Pioneer League)                                               3-4, 3.35 ERA, 48.1 IP, 47 H, 18 ER, 14 BB, 52 K in 15 appearances (9 starts)
  • 2B Toby Thomas  –  21 years old  –  2014 level (Rk Pioneer Lg./LoA Kannapolis)                     .245 average – 49% extra-base percentage

Cleveland

  • RHP Casey Shane – 18 years old –  2014 levels (AZL/Short-Season)                                         6-0, 2.35 ERA, 57.1 IP, 46 H, 15 ER, 16 BB, 45 K in 12 appearances (11 starts)
  • CF Gabriel Mejia  –  18 years old  –  2014 level (DSL Indians)                                                 .335 average –  51:50 BB:K rate –  72 stolen bases –  .443 on-base percentage –  .979 Fld%

Detroit

  • RHP Fernando Perez – 21 year old – 2014 level (Short-Season)                                                   6-4, 3.63 ERA, 69.1 IP, 71 H, 28 H, 24 BB, 58 K in 14 starts
  • 1B/3B –> CF* –  Junnell Ledezma  –  18 years old – 2014 level (VSL Tigers)                       .326 average  –  .385 on-base percentage – 11 stolen bases  –  .465 SLG %

Houston

  • RHP Joshua James – 22 year old – 2014 Level (Rk Appy League)                                              1-3, 2.72 ERA, 39.2 IP, 35 H, 12 ER,  15 BB, 45 K in 13 appearances (6 starts)
  • 1B Chase McDonald – 22 years old – 2014 level (LoA Quad Cities/HiA Lancaster        .278 average – 25 doubles – 16 home runs – 41% extra-base % – .992 career Fld. % 

Kansas City

  • RHP Alec Mills – 23 year old – 2014 Levels (Rk Pioneer League / LoA)                                    4-3, 2.35 ERA, 57.1 IP, 45 H, 15 ER, 14 BB, 47 K in 14 appearances (13 starts)
  • SS Corey Toups  –  22 years old  –  2014 level (Rookie Lg. Idaho Falls)                                 .335 average  –  20 doubles  –  43:38 BB:K rate  –  .453 on-base percentage

Los Angeles Angels

  • RHP Jose Rodriguez  – 19 year old – 2014 Level (Rk AZL)                                                           2-1, 4.85 ERA, 26 IP, 34 H, 14 ER, 5 BB, 29 K in 9 appearances (4 starts)
  • 3B Zach Houchins  –  22 years old  –  2014 level (RK. Lg Orem/LoA Burlington)               .305 average –  19 doubles –  .362 on-base percentage –  2:1 K:BB ratio 

Minnesota

  • RHP Sam Gibbons – 21 year old – 2014 Level (Rk Appy League)                                                4-5, 3.88 ERA, 65 IP, 63 H, 28 ER, 18 BB, 63 K in 12 starts
  • OF Max Murphy  –  21 years old  –  2014 level (Rk. Lg Elizabethton/LoA Cedar Rapids)         .309 average –  14 doubles – 14 home runs –  .403 on-base percentage –  .983 Fld.%

New York Yankees

  • LHP Justin Kamplain – 22 year old – 2014 Levels (Short-Season / LoA)                                  1-0, 1.65 ERA, 43.2 IP, 26 H, 8 ER, 13 BB, 46 K in 14 appearances (11 starts)
  • OF Carlos Vidal  –  18 years old  –  2014 level (DSL Yankees2)                                                       .361 average –  65 runs scored –  42:32 BB:K rate –  .482 OB% –  .979 OPS

Oakland

  • RHP Jesus Zambrano – 18 year old – 2014 Level (Rk AZL)                                                          6-3, 4.33 ERA, 70.2 IP, 66 H, 34 ER, 18 BB, 63 K in 14 appearances (12 starts)
  • RF Tyler Marincov  –  23 years old  –  2014 level (LoA Beloit/HiA Stockton)                             .268 average –  34 doubles – 18 home runs –  77 RBi – 18 SB – .975 Fld. %

Seattle

  • RHP Daniel Missaki – 18 year old – 2014 Level (Rk Appy League)                                             6-3, 2.76 ERA, 58.2 IP, 46 H, 18 ER, 16 BB, 62 K in 11 starts
  • C  Onil Pena  –  18 years old  –  2014 level (DSL Mariners)                                                     .302 average –  .360 on-base percentage –  28% caught stealing rate.  

Tampa Bay

  • RHP  Hyrum Formo – 22 year old – 2014 Level (Rk Appy League)                                            3-1, 3.93 ERA, 50.1 IP, 45 H, 22 ER, 8 BB, 46 K in 11 starts
  • LF Hunter Lockwood  –  22 years old  –  2014 level (Short Season Hudson Valley)            .266 average –  13 doubles –  13 home runs 

Texas

  • LHP Frank Lopez – 21 year old – 2014 Level (Rk AZL / LoA)                                                      4-3, 2.73 ERA, 79 IP, 71 H, 24 H, 24 BB, 87 K in 20 appearances (19 starts)
  • RF  Luke Tendler  –  23 years old  –  2014 level (Short Season Spokane)                                     .316 average –  18 doubles –  11 home runs –  .390 on-base % –  .531 SLG% –  .921 OPS

Toronto

  • LHP Ryan Borucki – 21 year old – 2014 Level (Rk Appy Lg / Short-Season)                            3-2, 2,37 ERA, 57 IP, 39 H, 15 ER, 9 BB, 52 K in 13 appearances (10 starts)
  • 3B  Bryan Lizardo  –  17 years old  –  2014 level (DSL Blue Jays)                                            .263 average –  17 doubles –  41 walks –  .379 on-base percentage