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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...
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...
#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...
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 […]
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...
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
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.
Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Rangers catcher Jorge Alfaro and Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor.
In a relaunch of the Eyewitness Accounts series for 2014, the BP Prospect Staff profiles Jorge Alfaro, Bubba Starling, Josh Hader, Aaron Sanchez, Lucas Sims, Tim Anderson, Brandon Nimmo, and Anthony Kemp.