Cal Mitchell exceeded his prospect eligibility, then was sent back down to the minors. In multiple trips to the majors this year, Mitchell has a .204/.241/.336 line in 137 at-bats.
When a player exceeds his prospect eligibility, we run a Prospect Roundtable where we break down what to expect from his career moving forward.
Below is The Book on Cal Mitchell.
Mitchell is always someone who I thought would make the majors, but I was never fully sold on him having starter potential. He always showed a solid average and mid-level power, so I figured the bat would be the carrying tool. His vastly improved strikeout rate last year in Altoona gave me a bit more confidence, but when I did the top 30 ranks for the system before the season, he still ended up in the 32nd or 33rd sp...
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