Gabriel Gonzalez was one of many extra excessive profile Worldwide Free Agent signings in recent times once they signed him for $1.3 million earlier than the 2021 season. He’s Jason Churchill’s ninth ranked prospect and has had a promising begin to his minor league profession.
Gonzalez made his debut in professional ball in 2021 within the Dominican Summer time League the place he had a robust 57 recreation marketing campaign the place he slashed .287/.371/.521 with 7 house runs and 9 stolen bases. He then adopted it up with a season that was break up between advanced rookie ball and the Low-A Modesto Nuts. Now this spring he’s again in Modesto and has been producing offensively.
MLB Pipeline is excessive on the nook outfielder, “Gonzalez has as pure of a feel-to-hit as any prospect within the group, which is sweet within the sense that he’ll want it as a nook outfielder, the place he initiatives long run.” He has had an excellent begin to 2023 the place he has slashed .319/.379/.451 with one house run in 23 video games and simply over 100 plate appearances. He’s a participant to control because the season goes alongside, and if he continues to carry out at a excessive stage then he would possibly get promoted to Everett in a while within the season.
Modesto Nuts (A) – California League
|5||Cole Young||SS||.282/.436/.427, 17.1% BB, 16.4% Ok|
|9||Gabriel Gonzalez||OF||.319/.379/.451, HR 7.8% BB, 11.7% Ok|
|18||Michael Morales||RHP||5 GS, 24.1 IP, 2.22 ERA, 27.5% Ok, 11.8% BB|
|28||Tyler Gough||RHP||5 G, 4 GS, 9 IP, 9.00 ERA, 21.4% Ok, 16.7% BB|
|35||Milkar Perez||3B||.321/.434/.432, 16.2% BB, 21.2% Ok|
|36||Josh Hood||SS/3B||.276/.328/.447, 3 HR, 7.5% BB, 23.9% Ok|
|48||Tatem Levins||C||.229/.316/.438, 2 HR 12.8% BB, 17.5% Ok|
Everett AquaSox (A+) — Northwest League
|1||Harry Ford||C||.287/.447/.446, 3 HR, 21.2% BB, 19.7% Ok|
|8||Axel Sanchez||SS||.143/.268/.171, 11% BB, 35.4% Ok|
|13||Tyler Locklear||3B||.303/.403/.551, 6 HR, 11.6% BB, 21.7% Ok|
|25||Hogan Windish||2B||.218/.340/.513, 6 HR, 14.9% BB, 28.7% Ok|
|29||Alberto Rodriguez||OF||.303/.415/.483, HR, 14% BB, 22.4% Ok|
|38||Walking Cabrera||OF||.243/.321/.471, 4 HR, 10.3% BB, 28.2% Ok|
Arkansas Vacationers (AA) – Texas League
|6||Bryan Woo||RHP||6 GS, 28 IP, 1.93 ERA, 37.1% Ok, 5.7% BB|
|7||Emerson Hancock||RHP||6 GS, 22.2 IP, 5.16 ERA, 31% Ok, 13% BB|
|12||Prelander Berroa||RHP||6 G, 5 GS, 23.2 IP, 4.94 ERA, 32.7% Ok, 18.7% BB|
|14||Jonatan Clase||OF||.304/.402/.600, 7 HR, 13.9% BB, 27.7% Ok|
|19||Juan Then||RHP||7 G, 7 IP, 5.00 ERA, 27.5% Ok, 7.5% BB|
|21||Robert Perez Jr.||1B||.277/.328/.482, 6 HR, 6.6% BB, 32% Ok|
|22||Isaiah Campbell||RHP||5 G, 5 IP, 3.60 ERA, 15% Ok, 5% BB|
|26||Juan Mercedes||RHP||6 G, 5 GS, 31 IP, 3.48 ERA, 21.7% Ok, 6.2% BB|
|33||Travis Kuhn||RHP||10 G, 9.2 IP, 2.79 ERA, 14.6% Ok, 14.6% BB|
|45||Spencer Packard||OF||.351/.425/.514, 3 HR, 11.5% BB, 17.2% Ok|
Tacoma Rainiers (AAA) – Pacific Coast League
|15||Taylor Dollard||RHP||3 GS, 8.1 IP, 7.56 ERA, 22.2 Ok%, 8.3% BB|
|20||Cade Marlowe||OF||.273/.343/.511, 3 HR, 9.1% BB, 27.3% Ok|
|24||Zach DeLoach||OF||.256/.378/.388, 3 HR, 14.9% BB, 31percentK|
|40||Stephen Kolek||RHP||9 G, 14.2 IP, 3.68 ERA, 27.4% Ok, 6.5% BB|
Mariners Draft Highlight
We’re getting near the tip of the faculty baseball common season, and a few prospects are rising up draft boards based mostly on their performances, and a type of gamers with a rising inventory is outfielder Chase Davis. Davis is an outfielder from the College of Arizona and he’s having a improbable season. He’s slashing .367/.500/.710 in 214 plate appearances with 14 house runs and 14 doubles. Davis additionally has 34 walks in comparison with 29 strikeouts.
Joe Doyle of Future Stars Series may be very excessive on the lefty, saying, “Exterior of Dylan Crews and Wyatt Langford, it’s troublesome to search out one other hitter in all the nation who posted a extra well-rounded offensive profile than did Davis. Scouts now see a participant who cannot solely hit for common, however ought to draw loads of walks and hit for energy too.” That’s excessive reward for the 21-year-old, and he has been hitting nicely these days.
🚀Chase Davis Inventory🚀
— Joe Doyle (@JoeDoyleMiLB) May 11, 2023
Mariners Prospects within the Information
MLB.com’s Sam Dykstra wrote about one constructive shock in every group, together with a younger pitcher in Seattle’s system.
Daniel Kramer highlighted a successful MLB debut for younger reliever Juan Then.
Daniel Kramer wrote about six Mariners prospects within the higher minors that might debut within the Main Leagues this season.
Curtis Christianson is the Athletic Director at Concordia Christian Academy. He additionally works within the Tacoma Rainiers clubhouse through the baseball season.