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2013 CPR: Jonathan Reynoso is #18

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Toolsy 19-year-old counts John Sickels and Baseball America among his fans

Ronald McDonald is pumped!
Ronald McDonald is pumped!

The speedy outfielder hit .311 and swiped 30 bags for the AZL Reds last season, his first in pro ball. It's easy to dream on his tools, which include a good hit tool and some potential for power development. He needs to work on his plate discipline, though, as he posted a yucky 6/23 BB/K ratio in 190 AB. Signed out of the DR in 2009, last year was a big step forward in his development. I'd guess he starts in extended spring training, then heads to Billings. A new name every day from here to the end, so get your voting fingers ready...

Highest 2012 Level:
Rookie League (Billings Mustangs)
Eye-Poppingest Fact: 4.33 K/BB
Most Worrisome Fact: Low ceiling, unproven
Alias(es): The Muskrat; Sweet White Wine; ??
Best Case Scenario: Hard to say, but he's got mid-rotation potential. Mike Leake-type?

Moscot was a 4th-round pick out of college in 2012, so he didn't see a lot of innings, having pitched a full season for Pepperdine. He's got a pretty diverse arsenal, with a fastball, splitter, changeup, and slider that are all at least average, and John Sickels says the fastball and slider are potential above-average offerings. If everything breaks right and he continues his pinpoint control, he could be a nice mid-rotation starter.

Highest 2012 Level:
Rookie League (Billings Mustangs)
Eye-Poppingest Fact: 8 HRs in 46 games of pro ball
Most Worrisome Fact: 2 HRs his ENTIRE college career
Alias(es): 3-Brean Casserole
Best Case Scenario: "Generic cop out answer because I have no idea"

Highest 2012 Level: AA (Pensacola Blue Wahoos)
Eye-Poppingest Fact: 3.83 K/BB in Pensacola, survived a shark attack.
Most Worrisome Fact: May be destined for the bullpen if he can't develop a third pitch.
Alias(es): Sharkbait; Mister Rogers; Hanging Chad Rogers
Best Case Scenario: Back of the rotation starter.

Highest 2012 Level: Double A (Pensacola Blue Wahoos)
Eye-Poppingest Fact: 44% career caught stealing percentage.
Most Worrisome Fact: .555 OPS in 41 games with Pensacola last year.
Alias(es): Little Tommy; Drive-By Tuckers;
Best Case Scenario: It all depends on the bat. He's got the defensive chops to play in the majors, whether can hit at a high level will determine if he can be an everyday player or not.

Highest 2012 Level: High-A (Bakersfield Blaze)
Eye-Poppingest Fact: .806 OPS with solid defense in his first two pro seasons.
Most Worrisome Fact: Has only shown power in hitter friendly leagues. 17 strikeouts with only 2 walks in Bakersfield.
Alias(es): Ryan "If Loving You is Wrong, I Don't Want to Be" Wright
Best Case Scenario: Major League utility guy with the chance to be a starter if things break (W)right.