Continuing our comparisons between the Mets and Braves farm systems, we take a look at the crop of starting pitching prospects in each system. Which system is deeper? Which prospects have the most power? The highest ceilings? Take a look at this comparison between the two rival NL East farm systems.
March 3, 2013
PEARL, MS - Mississippi pitcher, J.R. Graham, is moving on up, and shows no signs of coming back down. Fresh off a Southern League Pitcher-of-the-Week honor, Graham has made the most of his short time in Mississippi. Pitching coach Mike Alvarez is excited about the opportunity to work with the red-hot Graham.
September 5, 2012
Just take a look at Craig Kimbrel and you'll get a good idea of how successful the Atlanta Braves have been when it comes to scouting young relievers. One of the next arms in line to help the Atlanta bullpen is righty, J.R. Graham. Graham is currently working as a starter in High-A, but he ultimately looks like another dynamic power arm for the back end of the big league bullpen.
June 30, 2012
Winston-Salem, N.C. -- The All-Star game featuring the match-up between the Carolina and California League's top talents is one of more interesting events on the baseball calendar. This year's game was even more intriguing, however, with the presence of super prospect, Dylan Bundy. In this edition of scouting notes, we take a look at his performance on Tuesday, as well as several other prospects.
June 19, 2012
On a pitching staff that has led the Class A Advanced Lynchburg Hillcats to the top of the Carolina League's Northern Division, there has been nobody more reliable than J.R. Graham. He is one of five Hillcats headed to the California/Carolina League All-Star Game, and it's easy to see why.
June 13, 2012