JUPITER, Fla. • Considered one of the top pitching prospects in the minors and perhaps the owner of the liveliest fastball in the organization, youngster Carlos Martinez will open the Cardinals' early
The midfielder suffered a cut to his right knee after colliding with Real Sociedad defender Carlos Martinez during the closing stages of Saturday's 2-1 victory over Real Sociedad
Top prospects Carlos Martinez and Oscar Taveras headline the
invitation-only workouts in Jupiter.
Shelby Miller was named the No. 5 prospect in professional baseball, while Carlos Martinez ranked No. 30, in MLB.com's Top 100 Prospects list, issued on Wednesday. They are the twin jewels of the St. Louis organization.
Top St. Louis Cardinals prospects Carlos Martinez and Oscar Taveras are among early minor league camp invitees.
The Cubs have signed Cuban prospects Yasiel Balaguert and Carlos Martinez, reports Baseball America's Ben Badler. Both players are represented by Jaime Torres.
Balaguert, 19 in January, is said to have "modest tools" and a "long, uppercut swing from the right side and an aggressive, pull-oriented approach that leaves him susceptible to secondary stuff."...
#35 Carlos Martinez
St. Louis Cardinals
Previous Rank: N/R
The Cardinals have a very solid system, and starting pitching is probably where it shines the brightest. As a 19-year-old across two stops including 10 starts in the FSL, Martinez finished the year with a sub-4.00 ERA and 98 strikeouts in only 84.2 innings pitched. He also managed to hand out...
One thing that really bothers me is when people give scouting reports on prospects they have never seen. It’s hard to take someone seriously when they speak so confidently and make such bold predictions about a prospect when they have no idea about the player’s skill set. Therefore, this post is a rarity because I don’t normally go on scouting trips. However, I was in Florida...