As a reminder, the weekly rankings do not re?ect overall prospect status; nor are they exclusive to members of the TigsTown Top 50. The weekly update factors both performance from the previous week of play and overall numbers. Only players currently in the minors will be eligible each week. Be sure to check back every Wednesday for the latest edition.
1. LHP Josh Turley - A+ Lakeland
90 1/3 IP | 1.69 ERA | 0.94 WHIP | 7-0 | 76 K | 23 BB |
Josh Turley took a no-hitter into the seventh inning this past week. The 23-year-old allowed just two hits and three walks, striking out eight, over eight scoreless innings. Turley was recently tabbed the FSL pitcher of the Week. The lefty leads the FSL with the lowest WHIP and ERA and is tied for fifth most strikeouts.
2. OF Steven Moya - AA Erie
331 AB | .263 AVG | .834 OPS | 24 2B | 2 3B | 22 HR | 12 SB
Steven Moya went 8-for-29 adding two doubles and four homers since we last checked in. The 22-year-old continues to mash and now leads the Eastern League in homers, is second in doubles and fourth in slugging percentage.
3. RHP Jake Thompson - A+ Lakeland
83 IP | 3.14 ERA | 1.20 WHIP | 6-4 | 79 K | 25 BB |
Jake Thompson allowed three runs off five hits, and struck out five over seven innings. The 20-year-old right-hander was also recently selected to participate in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game in Minnesota.
4. RHP Jonathon Crawford - A West Michigan
74 1/3 IP | 3.15 ERA | 1.20 WHIP | 4-2 | 53 K | 28 BB |
Jonathon Crawford allowed six earned-runs off seven hits and three walks over five innings. After a red hot May, the soon-to-be 23-year-old has struggled a bit, failing to record a quality start since June 5th.
5. RHP Angel Nesbitt - AA Erie
45 IP | 1.20 ERA | 1.13 WHIP | 2-0 | 44 K | 13 BB | 15 SV
Angel Nesbitt allowed two earned-runs over 4 2/3 innings last week. The 23-year-old flamethrower struck out seven and walked two over the two appearances. The Tigers
6. 2B Hernan Perez - AAA Toledo
361 AB | .285 AVG | .727 OPS | 22 2B | 4 3B | 4 HR | 14 SB
Hernan Perez continues to swing a hot bat, going 8-for-26 since last week's rankings. The 23-year-old also added a triple, a double and a stolen base.
7. 2B Devon Travis - AA Erie
206 AB | .282 AVG | .758 OPS | 10 2B | 4 3B | 4 HR | 7 SB
Devon Travis cooled off and went just 5-for-32 with zero extra-base hits this past week. Regardless, the 23-year-old second baseman has enjoyed a solid 2014 campaign.
8. SS Willy Adames - A West Michigan
279 AB | .276 AVG | .814 OPS | 13 2B | 12 3B | 5 HR | 2 SB
Willy Adames went 6-for-21 with two triples and a homer. The 18-year-old shortstop is tied for the MWL lead in triples with 12 this season.
9. C Grayson Greiner - A West Michigan
47 AB | .340 AVG | .891 OPS | 2 2B | 0 3B | 2 HR | 0 SB
Grayson Greiner, the Tigers third rounder from this year's June Draft, has been on fire since reporting to Comstock Park. The 6'6" mammoth human is batting .340 with two double and two homers over his first 47 at-bats in professional ball.
10. OF Michael Gerber - SS Connecticut
70 AB | .386 AVG | 1.213 OPS | 12 2B | 3 3B | 3 HR | 2 SB
Michael Gerber's bat has come back down to earth, going just 3-for-15 since last week. Even with the regression, the Tigers 15th rounder from this year's June Draft is tied for the lead in doubles and triples, and is second in OPS in the NYPL.