One thing you will surely notice when reading this is that a few of these guys do not fit the standard definition of “prospect.” There are a handful of veteran players here who are having too good of a season to ignore. So I have stretched the classic definition of prospect to include minor league veterans who are candidates to get a big league call-up. Therefore some of the guys at the AAA level making an appearance here are doing so because their excellent performances could get them that promotion.
Travis Taijeron (A) – Perhaps the hottest hitter in the system right now, Taijeron is hitting a sizzling .421/.532/.895 over his last ten games at Savannah, for a staggering OPS of 1.427. In 38 AB’s during that span he has scored 13 runs with 16 hits, 4 2B’s, 1 3B, 4 HR’s, 15 RBI’s, and 6 BB’s with 9 K’s. Overall in 96 AB’s this year, Taijeron is hitting .323 with 24 runs scored, 31 hits, 6 2B’s, 1 3B, 7 HR’s (2nd in the league), 23 RBI’s, 16 BB’s, 26 K’s, 2 SB’s, a .44