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Prospect Trends — Week Ending 5/1

Prospect Trends — Week Ending 5/1

Cunningham leads the system with 7 HRs.

It was a tough week, as a couple of the system's hottest hitters--Josh Harrison and Ramon Cabrera--missed time with injuries and few of the team's top pitching prospects had good outings.  Still, Bradenton always seems to be good for some hot hitting performances.  I think I'll give Matt Curry a rest, as hot hitting seems like it'll be the norm for him until he moves up.

TRENDING UP

Jeremy Farrell, 3B (AA): After a 12-for-27 (.444) week, with five doubles and a HR, Farrell now stands at 329/396/524.  And he's still healthy!

Brock Holt, 2B (AA): Holt started the week with a four-hit game and finished it with a three-hit game.  For the week he went 12-for-31 (.387) with two doubles and a triple.  He's also stolen six bases in seven tries.

Robbie Grossman, OF (A+): After a 10-for-25 (.400) week, with two doubles and a HR, Grossman is now at 284/423/398 overall.  His walk rate is astronomical, with 21 in 24 games, but he's not going to...

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