Taylor Guerrieri Receiving Praise from Pundits, Front Office Types | The Process Report

Taylor Guerrieri Receiving Praise from Pundits, Front Office Types

Earlier in the week the Baseball Prospectus prospect team identified the best pitches in the minors and the best pitch in the majors. Along the way they named a few Rays, present and future. They also had this to say about Taylor Guerrieri, the Rays’ top-overall pick in the 2011 draft:

Taylor Guerrieri may actually deserve more credit for his advanced command than Bundy. Guerrieri impressed scouts with his ability to consistently locate his sinking fastball and curveball to all parts of the strike zone.

Today Jason Parks of BP asked a number of front office types which prospect could make a Jose Fernandez-like ascent from the minors to the majors next season. Guerrieri is listed as a player who received nominations, though as Parks writes, “This is just a scouting exercise and not a suggestion or declaration of developmental intent.”

 



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