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Prospect Watch: Dalton Pompey and the Jays’ Dilemma

Each weekday during the minor-league season, FanGraphs is providing a status update on multiple rookie-eligible players. Note that Age denotes the relevant prospect’s baseball age (i.e. as of July 1st of the current year); Top-15, the prospect’s place on Marc Hulet’s preseason organizational list; and Top-100, that same prospect’s rank on Hulet’s overall top-100 list...
Via Fangraphs
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Promotion imminent for Dalton Pompey

This week saw two of the Toronto Blue Jays’ prospects selected to appear in MLB’s Futures Game, set to take place over All-Star weekend in two weeks time. Daniel Norris and Dalton Pompey have been recognized and rewarded for their impressive seasons and futures alike. Norris, the organization’s fourth ranked prospect, recently received a promotion to Double A New Hampshire...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Captains drop home finale 8-5

EASTLAKE – The Lake County Captains dropped the final home game of their 2013 season to the Lansing Lugnuts 8-5 on Friday night. Right-hander Luis Morel (5-5, 4.93) received the start for the Captains against Dayton righty Javier Avendano (8-6, 4.06). Both teams struck in the second inning but the Captains snagged the 4-2 lead. The Lugnuts scored first as designated hitter Chris...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Haase, Sever lead Captains past Lugnuts 6-2

EASTLAKE – The Lake County Captains defeated the Lansing Lugnuts 6-2 on Thursday night with a solid start from D.J. Brown and some offensive offerings from Joe Sever and Eric Haase. Both teams struck immediately in the first inning. The Lugnuts scored as center fielder Dalton Pompey led off with a double and took third on a wild pitch before second baseman Christian Lopes followed...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Lugnuts beat up on Captains 11-2

EASTLAKE, OH- The Lansing Lugnuts (26-39, 58-76) used a six-run second inning en route to a 11-2 win over the Lake County Captains (30-35, 53-80) on Wednesday night. The Captains have lost four straight and eight of the last 10 games. Lansing touched Captains starter Robbie Aviles for six runs in the second inning. One run scored on a fielding error and shortstop Jason Leblebijian plated...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Dalton Pompey MVP of Midwest League All Star Game

Dalton Pompey, Toronto Blue Jays prospect with the Class-A Lansing Lugnuts, was named the MVP of the Midwest League All Star Game on Tuesday, leading the Eastern Division squad to a 6-5 victory over the Western Division at Fifth Third Field in Dayton, Ohio (home of the Dayton Reds).Pompey drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, an RBI single that scored Brandon...
Via Baseball News Source
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Captains swept by Lansing 6-1

LANSING, MI- The Lansing Lugnuts (21-23) completed a sweep of the Lake County Captains (15-29) on Thursday night by a final score of 6-1. The Captains have lost four straight as the Lugnuts have won eight straight games. It was an all-lefty starter matchup as Ryan Merritt of the Captains faced Daniel Norris for the Lugnuts. Lansing scored three runs in the bottom of the first...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Reviewing the AL Sleeper Prospects of 2012

One of the more enjoyable parts of the annual Top 15 prospects lists that I do at FanGraphs is unearthing and writing about new, unpolished prospect gems. As a result, I added an extra player to each Top 15 list during the pre-2012 series and highlighted a “sleeper prospect” that did not make it into the featured group. The minor league regular season ends in less than a month...
Via Fangraphs
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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