The highest ranked starting pitcher in the Angels farm system, Mark Sappington is getting closer and closer to the big leagues but first needs to prove that he really is rotation material.
Position: RHP Highest Level: Double-A
Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6'5" Weight: 209
Age: 23 Born: 11/7/1990
2013 Rank: #23
Three of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim prospects from the Class-A Advanced Inland Empire 66ers have been named to the 2013 California League All-Star Team, that being: 2B Alex Yarbrough, OF Zach Borenstein, and RHP Mark Sappington.
Alex Yarbrough, 2B (18th ranked Angels prospect)
Yarbrough is a 4th rounder from the 2012 Draft and has shown some serious power with his bat...
Interview Conducted By David Saltzer, AngelsWin.com Senior Writer
The Angels selected Sappington in the 5th round of the 2012 amateur draft out of Rockhust, Mo., a Division II school where he went unnoticed after three years of competition. Sappington signed quickly and got to work immediately with the Orem Owlz.
The tall, physical frame allows Sappington to work in the 94-95...
Angels Prospect Mark Sappington is all smiles this season with the IE 66ers
AngelsWin.com Prospect Hotlist
By Scott Stedman, AngelsWin.com Minor League Reporter
1. Mark Sappington, RHP, Inland Empire 66ers
Past 10 Days: 2-0, 0 Saves, 1.59 ERA, 11.1 IP, 10 H, 3 BB, 11 K, 1.15 WHIP
Overall: 3-0, 0 Saves, 1.59 ERA, 22.2 IP, 17 H, 9 BB, 23 K, 1.15 WHIP, .205 BAA