Wheeler And Rosario Honored, Beerer Promoted To Triple-A

Tim Wheeler and Wilin Rosario were once again honored by Baseball America for each having great weeks from July 15 – July 22. The prospect hot sheet is not a re-ranking of the top 100 in baseball, but instead a snapshot of the prospects that excelled over the given week.

Scott Beerer was recently promoted to Triple-A Colorado Spring where he will serve primarily as an outfielder. The former second round pick and Texas A&M product was originally drafted as a pitcher but has since attempted a comback playing the outfield. (Rich Crimi)

This is what Baseball America had to say aboutRosario’s week:

Combine Rosario’s two half-seasons at Double-A and you’ve got a .272/.322/.514 hitter with 35 homers and 22 doubles in 551 at-bats. In that time, he’s gunned down and above-average 38 percent of 132 would-be base thiefs. Rosario’s raw tools suggest that the power and arm strength he’s shown with Tulsa are very real, and it’s easy to see why scouts project him to be an above-average regular at the big league level, possibly as soon as next season. One caveat:Rosario has

 

mashed 12 of 16 homers this season versus Texas League righthanders, but he’s also gone just 43-for-192 (.224) against them.

Being listed at No. 6 on the list, Baseball America talked about Wheeler:

It’s been a bounce back year for Wheeler, the 32nd overall pick in 2009 who hit .249/.341/.384 in the high Class A California League last year. He’s been noted for his plus raw power before, but he’s been on a major surge of late. Wheeler has gone deep nine times in his last 18 games (he hit 12 in 129 games last year), moving into a tie for the minor league home run lead with 28 on the year. It’s worth noting the left handed-hitting Wheeler still has a fairly sizable platoon split, a carryover from last year. But he did hit one of his homers this week against a lefty, his sixth long ball against a southpaw out of his 28 this year.

Also this week, local legend and mythical baseball player, Scott Beerer was called up to Triple-A. Beerer has moved to Colorado Springs and is one step closer to making his major league debut. Congrats Scott!

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