Disappointed that you didn't think to stash Oscar Taveras or Jon Singleton ahead of time now that they're up and contributing? Just be extra sure not to miss out on the next wave of prospects to get the call.
As I explain in the latest Prospects Report, my favorite of that wave (omitting the obvious Gregory Polanco) is
His 2014 numbers are terrible, but a recent turnaround has him back in line to be the first of the
For more examples of prospects to stash in single-season formats, be sure to check out the column.
For the season, Baez is batting .225 with a .437 slugging percentage and .725 OPS in 39 games. He has one triple, seven home runs, nine doubles, 25 RBI, 22 runs, 12 walks, 56 strikeouts and four stolen bases.
Following a 0-for-4 performance Tuesday,
“The biggest thing is he’s pressing a little bit, trying to do too much,” Cubs farm director Jaron Madison said, per the Chicago Sun-Times.
While most teams might panic after seeing one of their top prospects get off to such a poor start, Cubs manager Rick Renteria sees some upside in an early season slump.
"It’s really important for his development because now he’s got to [have] patience," Renteria said. "Believe it or not, those are positive things for us at this point. Patience is one of the things he’s going to have to have [in the big leagues]."
Baez is considered a top 10 prospect by Baseball America (No. 5) and MLB.com (No. 9).
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