Angel Basabe: Hot July Earns Quick Promotion To Greensboro

Not every player is going to get off to a great start to the season, especially if it’s level they’ve never played before.
Usually it’s something small, unnoticeable to some that sparks the ‘I can do this at this level’ moment. Then from there they just take off.
That’s a good way to describe Angel Basabe’s first taste of Single-A. It got off to a rough start, then he adjusted. He took off and put himself in position where -- when circumstances allowed it -- he got a promotion to High-A after just 25 games with Bradenton.
After being signed during the 2017-2018 international signing period, Basabe slowly worked his way up the ladder, playing in the FCL during the 2021 season. He didn’t do too much offensively (.214/.314/.308, eight extra-base hits in 38 games), which led him to not star...

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mpg43952

We need an angel in the outfield!

James_Robert5

Great analysis!

Are you able to add the max exit velocity and the 90th percentile EV?

bscat

We’ve certainly cornered the market on left-handed hitters.

TNBucs

I’d love to know the analysis and conversations that went into promoting Basabe over Bowen. Maybe it had something to do with being able to manage the strike zone–evidently Basabe has figured that out while Bowen still has some work to do. But I’m sure there’s more to it than that.

leefieux

Great write up. Is he an OF’er or infielder?

SouthernBuc

Love the analysis!

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