Prospect Grade: Sam Huff

    - Advertisement -

    Sam Huff was drafted with the 219th pick in the 2016 MLB June Amateur Draft. He sits at the #74 spot on the MLB prospect rankings, and is #2 on the Rangers prospect rankings.

    Huff is currently playing for the Single A Hickory Crawdads, being sent down from the High Single A Down East Wood Ducks. In the 30 games he played for Hickory in 2019, he posted a .333/.368/.796 slash line, which is high enough where he should be considered for a promotion back to Down East. When taking all 4 years of his time in the minors into consideration, he has a .264/.328/.473, which is considerably worse.

    Since Huff has played the majority of his games at the catcher position, his fielding stats are a little different than other positions. He has a .990 Fielding Percentage over the 4 years in the minors, which is respectable for a catcher. He has a 34% Caught Stealing Percentage, which when compared to modern day catchers, would be slightly above average.

    Huff won the 2019 Futures Game MVP award, because of a game-tying 2 run home run in the bottom of the 7th inning. In the Futures game, there are only 7 innings, so this sent the game to an extra inning and prevented an AL loss. Notable Rangers player Joey Gallo won the same award during the 2014 All-Star Futures Game at Target Field in Minnesota.

    Overall, while Huff has not put up considerable numbers during his 4 years in the minors, he still is a top 5 prospect for the Rangers. There are not enough decent prospects on the list where he should fall much. He earns a B- rating for all of these stats, when put together.

    - Advertisement -


    Grading Each American League East Team’s Trade Deadline

    Yesterday was Major League Baseball's Trade Deadline and it was arguably the most exciting deadline in the sport's history. Many stars and future stars were traded over the last few days so I'm here to break down and grade each team's deadline. Here are my grades for teams in the AL East:

    Yankees Trade For Gallo, Rizzo.

    Over the past 24 hours, the New York Yankees have acquired some big left-handed bats in Joey Gallo, as well as Anthony...


    @legionofbills and @jackz.f2c do a mock draft of the 2021 NBA Draft Lottery.

    Is Tight End the Missing Piece to Joe Brady’s Offensive Puzzle?

    Panthers OC Joe Brady has emphasized the importance of the Tight End position recently. Carolina's offensive coordinator plans to get the Tight...

    Related articles