Danny, Ethan and Ian celebrate the promotions of Harold Ramírez and Elieser Hernandez to the big league club (1:00), note the improved performance from hyped Cuban outfielder Víctor Víctor Mesa (2:20), preview top Marlins targets for the 2019-20 international signing period (6:15), point to encouraging signs in the recent performances from Isan Díaz and José Devers (16:28), and round up the rest of Miami’s farm system in their usual segments (24:19).
Then, Danny and Ethan interview left-hander Trevor Rogers (37:39) about participating in Captain’s Camp, the adversity he overcame as a prospect, the roles that faith and family play in his life, and much more. The former first-round pick has been victimized by a low strand rate and inflated batting average on balls in play, but his peripherals have been great—3.07 FIP since 2018 is third-best in the Marlins organization (min. 100 IP). Rogers in currently in the High-A Jupiter rotation in his age-21 campaign.
Enjoy Episode 7 of ETS!
Ethan alluded to it on the pod, but multiple sources confirm to Fish Stripes that Marlins No. 1 prospect Sixto Sánchez will make his Double-A debut on Tuesday night. First pitch 7:05 p.m. ET.
Here is Danny’s report on the new MLB.com international free agent top prospect rankings:
And Ely provides deeper analysis on Devers:
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