Posted by: portersprospectreport | July 29, 2008

7/28 AA Minor League Report

Brett Cecil

  • 6 IP 3H BB 8K (W)—6-2 2.55 ERA 87K/78IP at New Hampshire

 

Zack Daeges

  • 1-4 HR(4) 4 RBI—.286 31 RBI 52BB (Power drop has been disappointing)

 

John Raynor

  • 4-5 2 2B 2R 2 RBI SB(40)—.361 7R 8 SB last 10 games

 

Gaby Sanchez

  • 2-5 2B 4 RBI—.329 11 HR 66 RBI 15 SB 54 BB

 

Adam Moore

  • 2-3 2 2B R RBI BB—.500 6 2B 2 HR 10 RBI last 10 games

 

Mat Gamel

  • 1-4 HR(16) RBI—Slowed his torrid pace (.216 HR 6 RBI last 10 games)

 

David Price

  • 8 IP 2 H 2 ER 7K (W)—9-0 2.03 ERA 75K/80IP

 

Chad Huffman

  • 1-2 HR(7) 2 RBI 2R 2BB—Understated but solid season at San Antonio

 

Allen Craig

  • 2-4 HR(19) RBI—Blazing .500 19 Hits 2 HR 6 RBI last 10 games

 

Kila Kaaihue

  • 2-5 2B 2R RBI—Monster season (.314 26 HR 79 RBI 80BB/41K)

 

Mark Trumbo

  • 5-5 2 HR( 28 ) 3 RBI 3R—Huge AA debut for Angels slugging 1B prospect

 

Sean Doolittle

  • 3-6 2R RBI—Showing signs of adjusting to AA pitching

 

Chris Johnson

  • 2-4 HR(12) RBI—.324 12 HR 58 RBI

 

BUY/SELL Analysis

 

Cecil may pitch at four levels in '08

Cecil may pitch at four levels in '08

Brett Cecil headlined the impressive 2007 draft by the Toronto Blue Jays that included the likes of J.P Arencibia, Justin Jackson, Kevin Ahrens, John Tolisano, and Eric Eiland. The LHP Cecil has progressed quickly through the minor leagues dominating at each level with a 92-94 MPH fastball and devastating slider that reaches 87 MPH.  One of Cecil’s strengths is his ability to induce ground ball outs with his heavy sinker.  This season, his groundout to flyout ratio is an impressive 2.27, which will be key for pitching at the launch pad formerly known as the Skydome.  Cecil has an autographed first year card (#’ed to 500) in the 2007 Donruss Elite Extra set which sells at $7.50-10.00 each.  He also hase various jersey and short print cards in the set that can be had for $1-2 each.

 

Market Advice: Cecil was just promoted to AAA Syracuse last night and, with the uncertain future of A.J. Burnett as a Blue Jay, there is a distinct possibility that Cecil can earn the ultimate promotion this season.  At his sub-$10 prices, and limited products on the market, Cecil is a steal.  BUY a few autos as he may be in the middle of next year’s rotation!

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