Prospect Roundtable: The Rest of the Bradenton Pitching Staff

Focusing on the Bradenton Marauders this week, one thing is apparent: This team has some pitching talent.

Yesterday we did a Prospect Roundtable, comparing the top two arms on the team: Anthony Solometo and Carlos Jimenez.

Prospect Roundtable: Anthony Solometo vs Carlos Jimenez

Today, we're opening up the discussion to the rest of the Bradenton pitching staff. I asked everyone who they would pick from this group with Solometo and Jimenez removed. The answers created a promising second tier of pitching prospects at this level.
JOHN DREKER: Po-Yu Chen
Outside of Jimenez and Solometo, the most interesting pitcher is probably Po-Yu Chen. The results haven't been there overall, but he has gone through dominating streaks in starts, setting ...

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kja1970

Po-Yu Chen is one of the only pro pitchers with a CB with the following traits …
75+mph
70+ inches of vertical break

Hard to imagine he’s not the top pitching prospect on this team

AdministrativeSky236

I love these roundtables, some of my favorite features on the whole site!

Catch_22

They’re fantastic…Like barroom discussions

NMR

Too few f-bombs. 😉

ArkyWags

It does feel a little chummy. Some name calling to spice it up.

Not sure if this was covered elsewhere…any news on Bubba?

Last edited 4 months ago by ArkyWags
AdministrativeSky236

FCL pirates open their season up on Monday!

Wilbur Miller

Two DSL teams, too.
PW most days is gonna be a lot longer.

Wilbur Miller

Hmmm. I think we need a standard feature photo for these.

JimEastTennessee

Tim, et alia:
I was a big fan of Richard Rodriguez (especially after I made him my dark horse after his winter ball dominance) thus I was intrigued by his trade return; we have seen what Wilson’s likely ceiling is, but now that DeVito is healthy in GBO… what are his strengths, and do you see him as a legitimate prospect?

Last edited 4 months ago by JimEastTennessee
VTBucFan

Real interesting topic. That’s encouraging Chen is up to 95 in velocity as I saw him at the end of last year for the Marauders and I don’t think he ever topped 91. I was there last week against Fort Myers and he looked great until the fifth when a 25 year old hit the grand slam. Sergio Campana just missed making a great catch to save a home run.

tedwins

Good stuff gentleman👏…I saw the WTM reference to Jack Hartman, i had forgotten about him, glad to know he is progressing👍

Wilbur Miller

I saw him throw one inning. He threw 95-97, with at least a promising breaking ball. Of course, he got one of those FBs up in the zone and it went about 430 feet. He was kinda wild, but it’s been a long while for him.

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