Greensboro Grasshoppers, who won four consecutive games and remains competitive despite the recent promotion of four All-Star players, opens his match on Thursday. The Hoppers runs a series of three matches against the West Virginia Power and Hagerstown Suns teams, which are 15-25 combined from the start of the second half of the South Atlantic Treaty season.
West Virginia Power
Parent Club: t Seattle sailor
Friday: 7 p.m. Saturday: 7 p.m. Sunday: 4 p.m.
Three Power players with a watch… t
• RHP Devin Sweet: The 22-year-old poker from Greensboro was the high school player in the year News & Record in 2014 for Southeast Guilford. He signed with the Mariners as a free agent who was withdrawn from Central College last year. He arranged for three mini-league teams last summer, going 2-1 with 4.66 ERA. It was good in 19 appearances from the power of the Power this season and was transferred into the initial rotation the week before the All-Star Game. It is 4-4 with 3.34 ERA, with 18 walks and 80 shows in 64 hosted ings. Sweet, who walked any one and achieved 10 of the last time, should begin the opening of the series.
• RF-CF Julio Rodríguez: The 18-year-old contestant from the Dominican Republic is among the youngest players in Sally League and is rated by MLB Pipeline as a No.1 prospect. 6 in Seattle farm system. Signed at 16 years of age to get a $ 1.75 million bonus, it is the average media that suffers the average and has no power associated with it. Activated from the 10 June injured list after recovering from a broken left hand, Rodríguez comes in a .284 collection with four home races and 18 RBI in 35 game.
• SS-2B Joseph Rosa: The 22-year-old hitter switch was signed from New York as a free agent withdrawn at 18 and is a career. The contact utility player is hitting time between the central medium spots for the Power this season and comes hottest, batting .441 with nine races and RBI score in its final 10 games. Rosa has bathed .265 in 78 games, and is 15th in the series with a percentage of .361 on the medal.
Parent Club: t Washington Nationals
Monday: 7 p.m. Tuesday: 7 p.m. Wednesday: noon
• C Israel Pineda: According to MLB MLB instrument according to MLB Pipeline, the Venezuelan catcher, who was 19 years old, signed at 16 for a $ 450,000 bonus. A New Star Star-Penn last season, he batted .273 with four home runs and 24 RBIs before a broken bone ended turning his season after only 46 games. He is struggling to double that success in Sally League, batting .212 with five towns and 24 RBI in 62 game with Hagerstown.
• RHP Reid Schaller: Old 22-year-olds were selected in the third round of the 2018 draft from Vanderbilt, and Schaller is rated as MLB Pipeline as the expectation. 15 in Washington farm system. His fast dog has contacted 98 mph on the radar gun, but the Nationalists are careful with his right angle of repair. Schaller involves a low-80s slide as well as a work shift. He has put 10 content in three games for the Sun, going 0-1 with a 6.30 ERA, 11 walks and nine strikes.
• LF-RF Justin Connell: A 20-year contact hitter of age with good speed, MLB Pipeline Connell graduated as no prospect. 30 in Washington farm system. Drafted in the 11th round of the high school in 2017, .277 is a career hitting in 141 mini-league games. Connell has a short swing on the right hand side and a great eye for the strike zone. It is among the top 12 in Sally League in both a walk (37) and a percentage on the base (.377). He walked 72 times and struck out 70 times in 557 pro-plate appearances.
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