American Major League (MLB) Baltimore Orioles’ top prospect, shortstop Jackson Holiday (19), is commanding the minor leagues.
Holiday, who belongs to the Aberdeen Ironbirds, a top single-A team under Baltimore, played as the second hitter in the match against the Winston-Salem Dash, the top single-A team of the Chicago White Sox today (18th), recording 5 hits and 5 RBIs in 6 at-bats. I did. He had two triples and one double in five hits.
Holiday recorded 3 hits in 3 at-bats (double, triple, home run) and 6 RBIs in yesterday’s game, showing off his strength by sweeping 8 hits in 9 at-bats (6 extra-long hits) and 11 RBIs over two days.
Holiday, who started this season in Single A, was promoted to the top Single A in 13 games. He recorded a batting average of 0.392 and an OPS of 1.190, showing his skills one step above his peers and achieving promotion faster than expected.
By the way, he continues to perform similarly in the top single A. Holiday’s top single-A record for the season is 18-game batting average of .391 and five home runs OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) of 1.206, surpassing the single-A record.
Holiday is the son of former MLB slugger ‘Big Daddy’ Matt Holiday. Holiday, who was nominated by Baltimore with the first overall pick in last year’s draft, received $8.19 million in signing money alone, breaking the record for signing contracts for high school graduates.
Since joining last year, Holiday has shown rapid growth, reaching a career batting average of 0.358 and an OPS of 1.100 in the minor leagues. At this rate, he is expected to make his big league debut next year when he turns 20 after being promoted to Double-A this year.
Currently, Holiday is rated as the third best prospect in the league according to the MLB pipeline. He ranks first among shortstops.토토사이트
However, Baltimore has a lot of shortstop prospects in its farm system. Joey Ortiz, the team’s seventh-place prospect, made his MLB debut a while ago, and Jordan Westburg, the fourth-place prospect, is posting a batting average of 0.317 and an OPS of 1.010 in Triple-A, so a big league debut is expected soon.
Baltimore’s current starting shortstop is guarded by Jorge Mateo, and local analysts say that Mateo or some of the prospects will be traded.