Farm Futures: Pacific Coast League Roundup
Farm Futures: Pacific Coast League Roundup

This article is part of our Farm Futures series.

Now that the minor league season is upon us, the format of this column is changing. Each Tuesday I will profile a standout performer from a recent game or two and then provide a snapshot of the success and failure of notable players in a specific league. We will kick things off this week with a look at the excellence Byron Buxton displayed Monday with Double-A Chattanooga, followed by a look at what some key players have been up to in the Pacific Coast League through one week of play.

Byron Buxton: 4-for-6 with a double, a triple, a run scored and a RBI (he was also caught stealing in his only attempt) on Apr. 13 against Double-A Montgomery.

In his first at-bat he jumped on a first-pitch fastball and hit it to the wall in left-center for a double. Buxton actually considered stretching it for a triple, but thought better of it. He went from home to second in seven seconds, showcasing his plus-plus speed.

In his second at-bat he ripped a 0-1 hangin

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James Anderson
James Anderson is RotoWire's Lead Prospect Analyst, Assistant Baseball Editor, and co-host of Farm Fridays on Sirius/XM radio and the RotoWire Prospect Podcast.
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