According to mlb.com, the Arizona Diamondbacks are calling up top prospect Corbin Carroll for Monday’s game.
Carroll is a 22-year-old center fielder who shoots with his left hand . He was a first-round pick (the 16th overall pick) by the Diamondbacks in 2019 when they graduated from high school. He’s been relatively quick in the minor leagues since then, especially considering there’s no minor league season in 2020. He started the season with a double-A and was promoted to triple-A in early July. In 33 games entering Sunday, Carroll hit .287/.408/.535, including 11 doubles, seven homers, 22 RBIs, 25 runs and 11 steals. In total 93 games this season, he has 22 doubles, 8 Threes, 24 home runs and 31 steals. Just a few days ago, RJ Anderson of CBS Sports pointed out that Carroll is may be available in September this year:
Carroll, along with [Orioles rookie Gunnar] Henderson, is scout and analysis The division’s most frequently mentioned underage player’s most promising name. He’s a true hit-and-run center fielder, and the biggest blows to him are his durability (90 of his 139 career games this season have been in this season) and his performance earlier in the year. Fights some intra-area swings and misses.
Per MLB.com, Carroll is the top prospect in the Diamondbacks system and one of the best 15 in all of baseball. Carroll has great speed and is a powerful starter The image of the player, he poses a huge threat to the base and the possibility of a midfielder plus a defender.
The Diamondbacks are 59-67, so while they don’t Far behind the competition, but they are not true contenders. However, they’ll have plenty of opportunities to be disruptive in the coming game, which begins Monday night against the Phillies at Chase Field. It looks like they’ll have Carroll in their roster, and hopefully at the top of that too.