‘Down payment of 4.2 billion won’ Cubs’ best prospect… invitation to big league camp

Chicago Cubs’ top prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong (21) digests the big league spring camp. 온라인카지노

According to MLB.com, the official homepage of the Major League Baseball (MLB) on the 7th (Korean time), Crow-Armstrong will participate in the Cubs’ big league spring camp as a non-roster invited player. Center fielder Crow-Armstrong is reportedly looking forward to training with Cody Bellinger, who joined the Cubs this offseason. Bellinger is a star player who was selected as the 2017 National League (NL) Rookie of the Year and the 2019 NL Most Valuable Player (MVP). “I’m excited to actually see him move,” Crowe-Armstrong said.

Crow-Armstrong, a center fielder, was selected (New York Mets) with the 19th overall pick in the first round in the 2020 rookie draft. His signing contract alone was a whopping 3.359 million dollars (4.2 billion won). Although he was a prized player at the Mets, he moved the team to the Cubs in the July 2021 Carlos Baez trade. As for the Mets, he had no choice but to endure some bleeding in order to embrace Baes, an infielder from the Gold Glove. At the time of the trade, Crow-Armstrong was recovering from a shoulder injury and only played in six games in 2021, according to MLB.com.

A ‘healthy’ Crowe-Armstrong showed tremendous potential. He played in 101 games in minor league single-A and upper single-A last year, batting average of .312 (132 hits in 423 at-bats) with 16 homers and 61 RBI. He has an OPS of 0.896, a combined on-base percentage (0.376) and slugging percentage (0.520). In the prospect rankings by MLB.com, he was ranked 30th overall and 1st among Cubs players. As a result, his potential was evaluated at the big league camp, where all the prominent stars were mobilized.

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