2019 MLB Prospect Report: Checking In At Double-A
Matt Selz breaks down the Double-A players that are off to hot starts to their 2019 season
There has been so much to cover in the last month between a bevy of prospects coming up and the MLB draft prep and coverage, it’s easy to forget about some guys that have been making news down on the farm of late. That’s what we’ll cover this week as we dive in for another prospect report.
Bobby Dalbec, 3B BOS – Dalbec is one of the best prospects in the Red Sox system since Michael Chavis has come up to the majors. The 23-year-old third baseman is off to a solid start for the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs, slashing .251/.379/.518 with 14 home runs, 34 RBI, 31 runs, and two steals in in 57 games this year while also bringing a .396 wOBA and .300 BABIP to the table. He has always been a power over contact type guy since being drafted in 2016 as his best full-season slash line has been a .257/.361/.559 with 32 homers, 109 RBI, 73 runs, and three steals in 129 games split between High-A and Double-A in 2018. Those kind of counting stats are...