While everyone is focusing on the playoffs, there is still other news happening in top-20 Carolina League prospects, and Julio Teheran is number-one:Country. Baseball America released their
"Teheran is a top-of-the-rotation guy," Potomac manager Gary Cathcart said. "He's as impressive as you'll ever see with his ability at a young age to command a couple of pitches, not just throw with velocity. He also has a curveball and a changeup, and I like his ability to have a feel for all of them."
Though Teheran maintains a 92-96 mph fastball deep into games, he still could stand to get stronger. His curveball has hard downer movement, while his changeup has nice fade. He not only throws strikes with what could be three plus offerings, but he also pitches to both sides of the plate and at the knees.
Fellow rotation mates Randall Delgado (6th) and J.J. Hoover (16th) also made the list.