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September 10, 2010

Baseball Analysts on Brent Morel and Charlie Leesman

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ September 10, 2010 6:47 pm
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Baseball Analysts looks on prospects that raised their value in 2010:

Brent Morel, 3B, AA/AAA
Experience: 3 years
Age: 23

 
A number of the White Sox’s top prospects lost value in 2010. Morel, a third baseman, had a solid 2010 season split between double-A and triple-A. Overall, he hit .322/.359/.480 in 490 at-bats. With 37 doubles, he has some gap power but Morel’s over-the-fence power is definitely below-average for the hot corner. The 23-year-old prospect made just three errors in 63 games at third in triple-A but he also played some shortstop and could develop into a utility player at the MLB level. He has a strong enough arm to play anywhere in the field. Left-handed pitcher Charlie Leesman is another player to keep an eye on in 2011. He’s still raw for a former college draftee (control, secondary pitches) but he has solid velo on his heater for a lefty and induces a lot of ground balls.

BTW, Morel is starting at 3B tonight.

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