What Red Sox fans should know about the MLB Futures Game
McKay is a 23-year-old American born pitcher and first basemen playing in the Rays organization. McKay comes in as number 23 on the Prospects list. In 3 seasons in the minors, he’s gained a .216 BA, .348 OBP, and a .356 SLG. He has a 1.85 ERA, 0.830 WHIP, and a .857 win-loss percentage with 12 wins and 2 losses.
News broke that McKay would be promoted to pitch on Saturday against the Rangers. With this recent development, McKay won’t be playing in the Futures Game. But we’ll still be able to scope out our competition in his upcoming MLB start.
Entering the 2019 draft, the Baltimore Orioles had one of the weakest organizations. The team had missing parts on offense and on the pitching core. Throughout the season, the Orioles stocked up on draft picks giving fans a hope for the future. The team now have 4 players on the Top 100 Prospects list: including 2 pitchers (Hall and Rodriguez), an outfielder (Yusniel Diaz) and a first basemen (Ryan Mountcastle).
Orioles 20-year-old American born pitcher DL Hall is listed as the No. 66 prospect to watch in 2019. In 3 seasons, he has a 3.11 ERA, .286 Win-Loss Percentage, recording 4 wins and 10 losses. The Orioles selected Hall in the first round of the 2017 draft.
He had been on the radar of scouts for his high school performances. Hall was named Pitcher of the Week twice in 2018 and Baseball America’s Low Class A All-Star once.
In addition to Hall, another name within the Orioles to be aware of is Grayson Rodriguez.