I’ve been cautious in ranking Fuentes highly throughout his climb up the minor league ladder, joining most of the PuRPs electorate, but that caution isn’t justifiable anymore given the 40 man roster slot and 2018 production. Josh Fuentes 1B, Colorado Rockies Josh Fuentes went 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI as the Rockies defeated the Giants on Monday night in San Francisco. Portland, ME - The Eastern League is pleased to announce Hartford Yard Goats third baseman Josh Fuentes has been selected as the Eastern League Player of the Month for the month of August. 3B Josh Fuentes assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes from Hartford Yard Goats. Becoming an undrafted free agent in baseball means that a lot of people emphatically believe you don’t have what it takes for professional baseball. Josh came up just one plate appearance shy of qualifying, but if he had enough plate appearances to qualify during the month he also would have led the league in batting average (.487), slugging percentage (.731), on-base percentage (.500) and OPS (1.231).Fuentes finished the season hitting .307 with 28 doubles, seven triples, 15 home runs, 72 RBIs, and 48 runs scored in 122 games while making his Double-A debut for the Yard Goats.
Third baseman -- Josh Fuentes, Albuquerque (135 games): Prior to 2018, Fuentes may have been best known for being Nolan Arenado's cousin. From that point on though, Fuentes destroyed minor league pitching to a degree that made him hard to ignore. Josh Fuentes. 22, Ashton Goudeau, After pitching exclusively in lopsided contests, we are left to anticipate how the 28-year-old will handle tight situations, Colorado Rockies prospects: Purple Row Prospects (PuRPs) Offseason 2019, Monday Rockpile: The Rockies’ 2020 season bites the dust, Tuesday Rockpile: A left-handed look at the 2021 Rockies bullpen, The Purple Row staff offers their predictions for the MLB Postseason, Sunday Rockpile: Previewing the Wild Card round. Combine that with his production at the highest levels and Fuentes is clearly a player in Colorado’s immediate future plans. He benefited from his home park, but not markedly so, while producing similar splits against lefties and righties. Hartford Yard Goats placed 3B Josh Fuentes on the temporarily inactive list. He hits from a deep crouch with a big leg-kick trigger to start the swing, getting all his lower-half into a quick stroke that has power to the pullside. Josh Fuentes Named 2018 Pacific Coast League MVP, Fuentes Becomes Isotopes Hits King in Wild Win at Sacramento, Josh Fuentes Named PCL Rookie of the Year.
Over 586 plate appearances with Albuquerque, Fuentes accumulated 65 extra base hits including 14 homers en route to the aforementioned PCL MVP award. Team: Colorado Rockies (majors) Born: February 19, 1993 in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA us Schools: Missouri Baptist University (St. Louis, MO), Saddleback College (Mission Viejo, CA) Debut: April 6, 2019 (Age 26-046d, 19,458th in MLB history) For a player that looks strong enough to hit for power, his peripherals (low walk/low strikeout guy) don’t fit the standard mold. slugger tied for the league lead in hits (38) in the month of August and also ranked among the monthly league leaders in doubles (10-2nd), total bases (57-tied 5th), and extra-base hits (13-tied 8th). • Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or Baseball-Reference (Minors) Minor League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are the property of Minor League Baseball. Josh Fuentes Named August Player of the Month. The third baseman (he’s also seen plenty of action at first) took advantage of a dearth of corner infield prospects at short season A Tri-City in 2014 enough to be penciled in as a regular for Low A Asheville after the 2015 season’s first month. There he produced a league average batting line against age appropriate competition, which was enough to make him an Opening Day starter for Asheville in 2016 but hardly distinguished him as a prospect. Every team has had their crack at you over 50 rounds, the longest draft in professional sports, and they all said no. Albuquerque Isotopes activated 3B Josh Fuentes from the 7-day injured list. Fuentes went from undrafted free agent to real life prospect, 16. Colorado Rockies recalled 3B Josh Fuentes from Rockies Alternate Training Site.