Three players earned consideration for this week’s Baseball America Prospect Hot Sheet. Bowling Green LHP Matt Moore checked in at number two after a week that saw him go 1-0 with a 1.00 ERA and 15 strikeouts in nine innings. According to BA his 12.6 strikeouts per nine innings leads all full-season minor leaguers.
Lexington RHP Jordan Lyles checks in at number seven on the list after a 1-1 week with a 2.08 ERA and 14 strikeouts in 13 innings pitched. BA compares Lyles’ domination of SAL hitters this season to top prospect Madison Bumgarner’s performance in 2008.
Former EKU Colonel Christian Freidrich checks in in the “others in the team pitcture” section. Friedrich struck out 10 in five innings of work in his only start his week for high A Modesto.