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Birth Date5-13-1996
Height5' 11"
Weight200 lbs
Age21 years, 6 months, 11 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2014 CLE Rk 8 4 20.7 3 1 0 24 9 29 0 .000 10.5 3.9 0.0 12.6 0% .436 .000 1.60 2.66 4.79 102 4.50 104.9
2015 LKC A 26 26 127.7 9 4 0 135 38 138 8 .256 100 9.5 2.7 0.6 9.7 49% .344 .266 1.36 2.98 3.31 82 2.47 90.4
2016 LYN A+ 19 19 95.3 7 5 0 91 40 93 6 .259 102 8.6 3.8 0.6 8.8 45% .321 .249 1.37 3.79 3.59 93 2.80 94.9
2016 TAM A+ 5 5 26.0 3 1 0 14 10 27 0 .256 103 4.8 3.5 0.0 9.3 45% .226 .178 0.92 2.32 1.73 93 3.11 94.5
2016 TRN AA 1 1 4.0 0 0 0 2 3 9 0 .273 91 4.5 6.8 0.0 20.2 57% .286 .278 1.25 1.10 0.00 90 3.20 93.6
2017 TRN AA 17 17 93.3 7 6 0 94 33 82 14 .263 95 9.1 3.2 1.4 7.9 48% .293 .288 1.36 4.57 3.18 96 3.78 83.6
2017 YAT Rk 2 2 4.7 0 1 0 4 1 6 0 .245 121 7.7 1.9 0.0 11.6 73% .364 .175 1.07 1.47 1.93 90 3.38 70.2

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Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: AFL Preview: Scottsdale ScorpionsBP Prospect Staff2017-10-06
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: 2018 Breakout CandidatesBP Prospect Staff2017-09-18
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of September 13thMark Anderson2017-09-14
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of September 8th-10thMark Anderson2017-09-11
This article requires BP Premium accessWeekly Wrap: September 1, 2017Javier Barragan2017-09-01
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of July 21st-23rdMark Anderson2017-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessThe View From Behind The Backstop: Known UnknownsJeffrey Paternostro2017-07-14
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Eastern League All-Star GameErich Rothmann2017-07-14
2017 Prospects: Midseason Top 50BP Prospect Staff2017-07-06
2017 Prospects: Midseason Top 50Jeffrey Paternostro2017-07-06
This article requires BP Premium accessGuarding The Lines: Four Nights In Trenton With Gleyber TorresJarrett Seidler2017-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: May 30, 2017BP Prospect Staff2017-05-30
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: May 17, 2017BP Prospect Staff2017-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessCheese in the Kitchen: A Darwinian Critique of Starting-Pitcher HeightWilson Karaman2017-05-04
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: April 24, 2017BP Prospect Staff2017-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: April 23, 2017BP Prospect Staff2017-04-24
Looking Back on Tomorrow: New York YankeesJarrett Seidler2017-03-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty Dynamics: The Next 112Ben Carsley2017-03-15
BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 7-8BP Fantasy Staff2017-03-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 175 Starting PitchersBret Sayre2017-03-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2018 and BeyondBen Carsley2017-02-28
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: Who We're Excited AboutBP Prospect Staff2017-02-27
2017 Prospects: The Top 101 Dynasty League ProspectsBret Sayre2017-02-23
2017 Prospects: The Top 101 Dynasty League ProspectsBen Carsley2017-02-23
Prospectus Feature: Arbitration ClashJarrett Seidler2017-02-20
Liner Notes: NRI Watch: American LeagueBryan Grosnick2017-02-17
2017 Prospects: The Top 101 Prospects of 2017BP Prospect Staff2017-02-13
2017 Prospects: The Top 101 Prospects of 2017Jeffrey Paternostro2017-02-13
2017 Prospects: The Top 101 Prospects, Sliced and DicedRob McQuown2017-02-13
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: Seattle Mariners Top 10 ProspectsJeffrey Paternostro2016-12-15
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: Seattle Mariners Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-12-15
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: Seattle Mariners Top 10 ProspectsBrendan Gawlowski2016-12-15
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: New York Yankees Top 10 ProspectsJeffrey Paternostro2016-11-28
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: New York Yankees Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-11-28
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of September 16-18Christopher Crawford2016-09-19
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: September 12, 2016BP Prospect Staff2016-09-12
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of September 2-5Christopher Crawford2016-09-06
Rubbing Mud: These Post-Lucroy IndiansMatthew Trueblood2016-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, August 16thWilson Karaman2016-08-17
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of August 5-7Christopher Crawford2016-08-08
Prospectus Feature: Does 'Elite Closer' Mean Less Volatility?Henry Druschel2016-08-08
Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Joins the TribeKenny Ducey2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Joins the TribeBryan Grosnick2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Joins the TribeJarrett Seidler2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Joins the TribeAdam McInturff2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Joins the TribeChristopher Crawford2016-08-01
The GM Trade Game!: Trading Jonathan LucroySam Miller2016-07-22
The GM Trade Game!: Trading Jonathan LucroyBP Staff2016-07-22
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Carolina League All-Stars: PitchersWilson Karaman2016-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Carolina League All-Stars: PitchersAdam McInturff2016-06-27
TDGX Transactions: Let's Trade Victor Robles AgainGeorge Bissell2016-06-08
This article requires BP Premium accessEyewitness Accounts: May 12, 2016BP Prospect Staff2016-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 11thChristopher Crawford2016-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: April 18, 2016BP Prospect Staff2016-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWho to Watch: Carolina LeagueAdam McInturff2016-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, April 12thWilson Karaman2016-04-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2017 and BeyondBen Carsley2016-02-29
2016 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsChristopher Crawford2016-01-15
2016 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-01-15
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of September 4-7, 2015Jeff Moore2015-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, July 20thJeff Moore2015-07-21
This article requires BP Premium accessSome Projection Left: Draft Needs: American LeagueChristopher Crawford2015-06-02
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, May 14, 2015Jeff Moore2015-05-15
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 29, 2015Jeff Moore2015-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, April 23, 2015Jeff Moore2015-04-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Keeping Kluber and Carrasco in ClevelandZachary Levine2015-04-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2016Ben Carsley2015-02-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2016Craig Goldstein2015-02-24
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-01-14
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsChris Mellen2015-01-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Top 50 Dynasty League Signees: 2014 Draft ClassBret Sayre2015-01-06


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-11-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)Has anyone done anything in the AFL to change their outlook a decent amount? I know many preach that they don't give much weight to AFL performance...and then those same people rank Gleyber Torres #1 after what he did in 2016.
(Marvin from FLA)
I don't really put much stock in Fall Ball past seeing if guys are healthy (Albert Abreu for example). Wide variety of competition level, pitchers are gassed, run environment akin to the surface of the moon. If you need the league to tell you Ronald Acuna, Estevan Florial, and Justus Sheffield are really good prospects, I wonder what you were doing all Summer (and in some cases, in 2016). (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-11-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see any of these pitchers as likely to be a #1: Michael Baez, Mitch Keller, Forrest Whitley, Mackenzie Gore, Michael Fulmer, Justus Sheffield. Which ones? I’ve got them listed in my draft order . What do you think?
(temple from Madison WI)
I'd probably drop Baez behind the first two (and we have people that lurrrrrve Gore internally as well), but I also maybe wouldn't argue he has the best chance to be a #1 there. You could also argue Fulmer is actually the closest to *being* a 1, and you would of course be right, but his elbow situation is worrisome. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-10-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who leads the next wave of Yankee prospects to make it to the big leagues, Gleyber or one of the young pitchers?
(Joao from Baltimore)
I'm assuming this means who gets there first? As of right now I would say that Chance Adams may find himself in New York before Gleyber Torres, but only because they may want to keep Gleyber down for Super Two purposes. The Yankees may be losing both CC Sabathia and Masahiro Tanaka this winter (although I wouldn't be shocked if they both come back). They may go out and get someone like Alex Cobb, but Adams will have a role to play. You'll also see Justus Sheffield at some point, but he's a little bit further off. Adams could probably break camp with the big team and be okay, but I doubt that happens. (Nicolas Stellini)
2017-07-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)AL East, what minor league pitchers will get the call in the second half? Chance Adams, Brent Honeywell? How do you think they do?
(Stan from Baltimore)
Those are good bets, I'd think we'd see Adams sooner rather than later, although I'm not sure if they have him on an innings limit. I think he will hold his own. Honeywell is super fun and his K:BB is great, but he's still getting hit around a bit in AAA. I'd guess he appears as a reliever in September and excels in that role and auditions for a rotation spot next spring.

Limiting it to the AL East...Justus Sheffield could also survive at the back of the rotation maybe? (Nick Schaefer)
2017-03-22 20:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Jarrett. Which prospects are you higher on than your colleagues & why? Vice versa which ones are you lower on & why?
(David from Atlantis)
I'm probably the internal high guy on Justus Sheffield, really because I saw him later in the season than everyone else. Either he was emptying the tank with the end near or he'd progressed a fair amount, or both.

I suspect I'm the low guy on Brad Zimmer. I just don't know if there's an adjustment to MLB-quality pitching coming, and he's running out of time. (Jarrett Seidler)
2017-03-22 20:00:00 (link to chat)In the upcoming season for you when you are going to games who are you most excited to see in the Eastern & Sally Leagues?
(Leonard from None of Your Business)
Just my *home* teams project to have Gleyber Torres, Justus Sheffield, Mickey Moniak, probably Sixto Sanchez and/or Adonis Medina, maybe Jhailyn Ortiz or Kevin Gowdy, Jorge Mateo and James Kapielian within a month or two, and some other interesting arms. (Jarrett Seidler)
2016-11-22 20:00:00 (link to chat)Beyond your run of the mill elite prospects (e.g. Urias, Giolito, Glasnow) and thoroughly discussed players (e.g. Lugo, Gsellman), which starting pitching prospects are you looking forward to getting a shot this year? Why?
(PunchoutPappy from First in Flight)
I'd like to get more looks at Justus Sheffield, who I saw once and loved and should see a lot more of in Trenton. The aforementioned Michael Kopech, too. (Jarrett Seidler)
2016-09-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Could you rank the following: Chase Adams, Michael Kopech, Justus Sheffield, and Brent Honeywell.
(Bob from Fayetteville)
Not only can I, I will! Honeywell, Kopech, Sheffield, Adams. Another good group. (Christopher Crawford)
2016-08-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)1 spot left in a 40 man dynasty roster. 1 pitcher Ortiz, Toussaint, or Sheffield? Thanks
(DynastyOnly from Pa)
First names, people. I assume Luis Ortiz and Justus Sheffield, in which case, Ortiz. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-06-09 19:00:00 (link to chat)How's this crop relative to other drafts? Is it deep in terms of projectability or more top-heavy?
(Hoof Hearted from Booze Cruise)
I think overall, the 2016 class will have some value throughout--though won't be the most superstar-laden, either.

In terms of how talent is dispersed (top-heavy vs. depth), I think there's 55 or 60-grade depth, depending on how some of the prep arms turn out. When one of the strengths of a draft class is high school pitching--a demographic that usually will fall in the Draft--there's a chance for potentially high-ceiling talent outside of the first 30 picks.

Justus Sheffield, Robert Tyler, Dakota Hudson, and Alec Hansen are college arms who could have big league futures, all drafted outside the top 30 picks.

Joey Wentz, Kevin Gowdy, and Kyle Muller are high-upside prep arms also outside the earliest picks.
-Adam McInturff (Live Draft Chat)
2015-12-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is Bradley Zimmer and Justus Sheffield too much or fair in a trade involving Todd Frazier ?? Thanks
(Drew from Cincy)
You're welcome. I'd say that's a little on the high side, as much as I like Frazier. But I've been infatuated with Zimmer for a really long time. Maybe I'm underrating Frazier, though. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-06-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Does Juan Hillman last to pick 41? Do the Braves concentrate of LH pitchers?
(Tim from AZ)
I think he probably does, just because of the concerns over the upside. He's sort of the "Justus Sheffield" of the draft, and he'd be very nice value. I've heard the Braves more on college pitchers and the Atlanta preps than LHP. (Christopher Crawford)


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