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JORGE ALFARO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Is Phillies' prospect J.P. Crawford a future All-Star?

The Philadelphia Phillies have quality depth in the farm system, but at the very top resides shortstop, J.P. Crawford. Crawford was drafted with the 16th pick in the 2013 MLB draft. Coming out, Crawford was said to be a true shortstop meaning he was projected to be drafted and remain a shortstop for his entire career. So far he has done nothing but live up to expectations and given...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cornelius Randolph stays hot, Jorge Alfaro debuts for GCL Phillies; Double-A Reading wins again

View image | gettyimages.com The season is winding down in the minor leagues and plenty of the Phillies minor league clubs are fighting for a spot in the playoffs, with Advanced 'A' Clearwater having already clinched. With a farm system filled with new prospects along with home grown talent, this...
Via Philliedelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Catching prospect Alfaro debuts with GCL Phillies

New Phillies prospect Jorge Alfaro made his Phillies organization debut on Thursday, going 1-for-1 while reaching base twice after being hit with a pitched ball.  Starting at catcher for the Phils’ rookie level Gulf Coast League team, the Colombia native left the game early after three plate appearances. Reached via text message, Phillies director of player development Joe Jordan...
Via Phillies Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball: 30 Prospects in 30 Days — Jorge Alfaro

View image | gettyimages.com Welcome to the Jorge Alfaro edition of our 2015 “30 Prospects in 30 Days” series. We’ve decided to review some of the top prospects ranked by some of our favorite prospect analysts for fantasy baseball purposes. You can see some of the other recent prospects discussed here: Corey Seager, Miguel Sano, Addison Russell, Dylan Bundy, Jonathan Gray...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers can rely on solid catching duo

SURPRISE, Ariz. –€“ Jorge Alfaro may be the future behind the plate for the Texas Rangers but the present isn't looking so bad either. While Alfaro gains experience in big-league camp with the Rangers this spring the veteran duo of Robinson Chirinos and Carlos Corporan are able to provide the club with a steadying force behind the plate. The duo only has 325 total combined games...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: Ranking the Top 10 Prospects

#1 – Jorge Alfaro – Alfaro has a cannon of an arm behind the dish, but his receiving ability is not quite there. It is solid, just not yet elite but it could be. At the plate, Alfaro has very good power who can hit plenty of doubles and put together home run numbers in the high-teens to low-20s. He hit .261 at both High-A and Double-A in 2014 but only walked 29 times while striking...
Via Baseball Essential
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: The Rangers’ Big Promotions

Yesterday, it was announced that the Texas Rangers promoted two of their top prospects, catcher Jorge Alfaro and outfielder Nomar Mazara, to Double-A Frisco. Both players arrive in the upper minors with plenty of hype and plenty of youth–Alfaro turned 21 in June, while Mazara is just three months and change past his nineteenth birthday. From a […]
Via Fangraphs
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Sign Four As International Signing Period Begins

The international signing period began on Wednesday, July 2nd and runs through the 15th. Here’s a quick rundown of how the process works from MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez … A 16-year-old international player is eligible to sign with a Major League team between July 2 through June 15 of next year if the prospect turns 17 before Sept. 1 of this year or by the completion of his first...
Via Grab Some Bench
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' prospect Jorge Alfaro swings and his bat splits in half...lengthwise

Texas Rangers' prospect Jorge Alfaro swings and his bat splits in half. Lengthwise.Never seen that before.Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers prospect splits baseball bat in half

Wooden baseball bats break quite often during games in the major and minor leagues, but rarely do they break quite like this. Taking batting practice for the Class-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Texas Rangers prospect Jorge Alfaro got jammed on pitch and split his bat in half, from top to bottom. Take a look: Not a shining endorsement for this particular bat company.
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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