One year ago Jonathan Schoop was an unknown SS prospect playing in the GCL and now he’s the #2 prospect in the system playing in the Carolina League.
Here’s a look at prospects who have improved upon their pre-season status, and some who have seen their stock fall in 2011.
Tyler Townsend went 3 for 4 with 2 runs, a double, a home run, 4 RBI, a walk, and a strikeout in a 10-7 Frederick win.
Jake Cowan pitched 6 innings, allowing 4 hits and 3 ER with 10 strikeouts in a 9-4 Aberdeen loss.
Xavier Avery went 3 for 6 with 3 runs, a home run, 4 RBI, and 2 strikeouts in a 17-12 Baysox win.
Brandon Snyder went 3 for 3 with 3 runs, 2 home runs, 3 RBI, and a walk in an 11-7 Norfolk Tides win.
Matt Bywater pitched 2 scoreless inning with 3 walks and 4 strikeouts in a 3-0 GCL Orioles win.