Last week I previewed the Mesa Solar Sox here. Next up is the Phoenix Desert Dogs. The most intriguing pitching prospect represents an organization he joined at the trade deadline. Meanwhile, the outfield of the Desert Dogs is well represented in this preview.
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Phoenix Desert Dogs (Braves, A's, Marlins, Brewers, Rays)
Standout Pitcher: Johnny Hellweg
Standout Hitter: Christian Yelich
Bonus: Khris Davis
At the trade deadline, the Brewers sent Zack Greinke to the Angels, and in return received a collection of prospects that included Johnny Hellweg. Hellweg is an imposing presence on the mound standing 6-foot-9 and weighing 210 pounds. He also brings a heater to the table that one would expect someone of his size would unleash. He parks his fastball in the mid-90s, and can hit the upper-90s. He throws a breaking ball that John Sickels called a curveball in The Baseball Prospect Book 20...