Minor League Barometer: Risers & Fallers
Minor League Barometer: Risers & Fallers

This article is part of our Minor League Barometer series.

The dog days of August are upon us.  September call-ups are still a few weeks away, and it is easy to get complacent.  Luis Robert is hitting just .196 over his last 10 games at Triple-A in the White Sox organization.  Jo Adell has been equally abysmal at Triple-A for the Angels, hitting only .206 with 17 strikeouts in his last 10 contests.  Even Wander Franco hasn't recorded a home run or steal over the last 10 outings for High-A Charlotte.

Not every phenom is feeling the heat, though.  Gavin Lux continues to rake at Triple-A Oklahoma City, leaving Dodgers fans wondering if he will force the organization's hand even before September hits.  Kyle Tucker is rounding back into shape, batting .333 with three home runs, 11 RBI and two steals in his last 10 games for Triple-A Round Rock.  And Carter Kieboom continues to make a bid to rejoin the Nationals with a stellar recent stretch at Triple-A Fresno.

Who else is hot, and who's not?  Let's take a deeper dive into the prospect landscape in this week's Minor League Barometer.

UPGRADE

Abraham Toro, 3B, HOU – Toro continues to shine as one of the breakthrough prospects of the 2019 campaign.  A promotion to Triple-A has not slowed him down, as he's hitting a blistering .469 with seven RBI through eight games for Triple-A Round Rock.  The Astros recently jettisoned a plethora of prospects in the above-mentioned Zack Greinke deal, leaving Toro as the top hitting prospect not

Want to Read More?
Subscribe to RotoWire to see the full article.

We reserve some of our best content for our paid subscribers. Plus, if you choose to subscribe you can discuss this article with the author and the rest of the RotoWire community.

Get Instant Access To This Article Get Access To This Article
RotoWire Community
Join Our Subscriber-Only MLB Chat
Chat with our writers and other RotoWire MLB fans for all the pre-game info and in-game banter.
Join The Discussion
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jesse Siegel
Siegel covers college football, college basketball and minor league baseball for RotoWire. He was named College Sports Writer of the Year by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Farm Futures: Top 15 Hitters Under 23
Farm Futures: Top 15 Hitters Under 23
Minor League Barometer: Risers & Fallers
Minor League Barometer: Risers & Fallers