Chart: Scouting Twins pitching prospects in Arizona

  • Updated: November 12, 2013 - 10:03 PM

AFL Scouting Reports

Four Twins pitching prospects are playing for the Glendale Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League. Here’s their AFL stats and how they have looked, with comments by scouts observing them:

A.J. Achter

4.09 ERA, 11 IP, 3 BB,

10 K, 1 HR

“Love how he’s always around the plate with all his pitches. This league could use more strike-throwers like him. Looks a little tired, and he’s not a blazing fastball guy, so he’s getting hit. But he’s smart, gets out of trouble. If he was lefthanded, he’d be in the majors already.”

Alex Meyer

2.74 ERA, 23 IP, 6 BB,

25 K, 2 HR

“He’s learned to use his size. Nice, easy delivery, and the ball comes from so high up. That fastball climbs to 98 [mph] now, and it’s got a little jump to it, but his breaking pitches are better, too. The time off [in July and August] probably helped him, because he looks fresh. He has the look of a star.”

Zack Jones

18.00 ERA, 6 IP, 9 BB,

9 K, 3 HR

“He’s more of a thrower than a pitcher right now, but that’s no big surprise for a guy still at Class A. His first game was terrible, so I’m sure his confidence took a beating, too. He’s throwing hard, but not getting regular work is hurting his control.”

Trevor May

3.46 ERA, 13 IP, 4 BB,

12 K, 1 HR

“All business out there. He’s throwing a bigger variety of pitches than most guys here, so even though he’s not getting as many innings as he’s used to, he’s using the time well. He’s been great coming out of the pen, but the Twins need him to remain a starter.”

phil miller

  • get related content delivered to your inbox

  • manage my email subscriptions
Kansas City «00000300X390
@Ballpark Replay
Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
W:J.Frasor(2-1) L:P.Hughes(10-8) S:G.Holland (28)
HR: MIN- J.Willingham (11) KAN- None


Philadelphia - LP: K. Kendrick 2 FINAL
NY Mets - WP: Z. Wheeler 11
Milwaukee - WP: Y. Gallardo 5 FINAL
Tampa Bay - LP: D. Price 0
Arizona - WP: W. Miley 5 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: A. Simon 4
Washington - WP: T. Roark 4 FINAL
Miami - LP: B. Hand 3
Oakland - LP: J. Hammel 1 FINAL
Houston - WP: D. Keuchel 8
Pittsburgh - LP: J. Wilson 5 FINAL
San Francisco - WP: J. Machi 7
LA Angels - LP: G. Richards 3 FINAL
Baltimore - WP: K. Gausman 4
Seattle - LP: F. Hernandez 0 FINAL
Cleveland - WP: C. Kluber 2
Chicago WSox - LP: H. Noesi 2 FINAL
Detroit - WP: M. Scherzer 7
Toronto - WP: M. Buehrle 6 FINAL
Boston - LP: B. Workman 1
Colorado - WP: R. Scahill 6 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - LP: W. Wright 4
NY Yankees - LP: H. Kuroda 2 FINAL
Texas - WP: C. Lewis 3
Minnesota - LP: P. Hughes 2 FINAL
Kansas City - WP: J. Frasor 3
Atlanta - LP: D. Hale 2 FINAL
Los Angeles - WP: J. Howell 3
St. Louis - LP: J. Kelly 1 FINAL
San Diego - WP: J. Hahn 12
NY Giants 8/3/14 7:00 PM
Toronto FC 0 FINAL
D.C. 3
Colorado 0 FINAL
New England 3
Vancouver FC 0 FINAL
Chicago 0
Red Bull New York 1 FINAL
Real Salt Lake 1
Winnipeg 7/31/14 6:00 PM
Toronto 8/1/14 6:00 PM
Brt Columbia 8/1/14 9:00 PM
Saskatchewan 8/2/14 6:00 PM
Saskatchewan 8/7/14 7:30 PM
Edmonton 8/8/14 6:00 PM
Hamilton 8/8/14 9:00 PM
Brt Columbia
Ottawa 8/9/14 6:30 PM
Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters





question of the day

Poll: Should the Twins replace Ron Gardenhire?

Weekly Question