Rays Prospects

Tampa Bay Rays: Arizona Fall League updates on all Rays prospects

By Austin Reimann
SURPRISE, AZ - NOVEMBER 03: Relief pitcher AFL West All-Star, Evan Kruczynski #75 of the St. Louis Cardinals throws a pitch during the Arizona Fall League All Star Game at Surprise Stadium on November 3, 2018 in Surprise, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
SURPRISE, AZ - NOVEMBER 03: Relief pitcher AFL West All-Star, Evan Kruczynski #75 of the St. Louis Cardinals throws a pitch during the Arizona Fall League All Star Game at Surprise Stadium on November 3, 2018 in Surprise, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) /
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SCOTTSDALE, AZ – OCTOBER 23: San Francisco Giants prospect Ryan Verdugo #68 playing for the Scottsdale Scorpions pitches against the Phoenix Desert Dogs during the AZ Fall League game at Scottsdale Stadium on October 23, 2010 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ – OCTOBER 23: San Francisco Giants prospect Ryan Verdugo #68 playing for the Scottsdale Scorpions pitches against the Phoenix Desert Dogs during the AZ Fall League game at Scottsdale Stadium on October 23, 2010 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) /

Tampa Bay Rays Position Player Prospects

Josh Lowe, Vidal Brujan, and Ronaldo Hernandez have all performed well this fall.

Vidal Brujan, 2B, 21

Brujan, a product of the Rays’ compound in the Dominican Republic, put together a solid season across two levels, Advanced-A and Double A. In 99 games, he slashed .277/.346/.389 with 48 stolen bases. His speed has been on full display in Arizona this fall.

20 G // 77 AB // .273/.374/.494 // 2 HR // 3 2B // 4 3B // 10 RBI // 4 SB

Ronaldo Hernandez, C, 21

Ronaldo Hernandez spent all of 2019 with the Charlotte Stone Crabs where he finished the season as the 7th best prospect in the Rays system. In 103 games, his power numbers dropped, but his overall production was still good. He slashed .265/.299/.397 with 9 bombs and 19 doubles.

This fall he has appeared to find his power stroke again.

10 G // 35 AB // .314/.351/.486 // 1 HR // 3 2B // 4 RBI

Josh Lowe, CF, 21

The Rays selected Lowe in the 1st round of the 2016 Draft. This season at Double-A Montgomery, Lowe had a breakout campaign. In 121 games, the outfielder displayed a nice combination of speed and power, hitting 18 bombs and stealing 30 bases. He slashed .252/.341/.442.

So far, Lowe is having the best fall fo any Rays’ prospect.

15 G // 52 AB // .327/.379/.558 // 2 HR // 4 2B // 1 3B // 11 RBI // 4 SB

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Editor’s Note: All of these stats were taken prior to entering play last night.

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