The West Virginia Power played a total of 12 games in Lakewood this year, so I got to see a little more of the team than usual. Early in the season, it was the power display by Stetson Allie and the pitching of Tyler Glasnow that impressed me the most. As the season went on, I noticed improvements each start from Clay Holmes and better hitting from Josh Bell, particularly in this last series for both of them. Below I’ll give my thoughts on the hitters that I saw, spending more time on the top prospects. Tomorrow I will take a look at the West Virginia pitching staff.
Josh Bell Looks Better As Season ProgressesÂ
Josh Bell has 35 doubles and ten homers this year
Starting with the hitters, the obvious point to begin is Josh Bell, the top hitting prospect at the level this year and a top ten prospect in the system. Early on, with the help of a scout who pointed it out, I noticed just how much movement was in the swing for Bell from the left side. I didn’t get to see him bat righty unti...