Wander Javier and the Twins seal a deal

Wander Javier Hometown: San Cristobal, Dominican Republic Position: SS Age: 16 DOB: 12/29/1998 Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’0″ Weight: 165 lb. Scouting grades: Hit: 50 | Power: 50 | Run: 50 | Arm: 60 | Field: 60 Every team in the big leagues would like a player like Javier in their Minor League system. Wander Javier Javier has a good build for a shortstop, and he has the defensive actions that will allow him to stay at there — at least at the beginning of his professional career. Some scouts project that his body will force him to move from shortstop to third base, but there’s also chance he stays at his original position. Javier is a strong teenager. He has plus raw power and plus arm strength, and he’s shown the ability to hit in games.… Read More

Rangers top 10 Prospects list by BP, include DPL alumni Alfaro and Guzman

Texas Rangers Top 10 Prospects, Baseball Prospectus by Jason Parks 2B Rougned Odor C Jorge Alfaro RHP Alex Gonzalez SS Luis Sardinas LF Nick Williams 3B Joey Gallo RHP Luke Jackson RF Nomar Mazara CF Lewis Brinson 1B Ronald Guzman 2. Jorge Alfaro Position: C, DOB: 06/11/1993, Height/Weight: 6’2” 185 lbs., Bats/Throws: R/R Drafted/Acquired: International free agent, 2010, Colombia Previous Ranking: #4 (Org), #76 (Top 101) 2013 Stats: .182/.308/.182 at High-A Myrtle Beach (3 games), .258/.338/.452 at Low-A Hickory (104 games), .429/.500/.810 at complex level AZL (6 games) The Tools: 8 arm; 6+ power potential; 5 glove; 6 run What Happened in 2013: After an injury-plagued 2012 campaign, Alfaro played in a career-high 113 games, not counting his breakout performance in the AFL.… Read More