Washington Nationals prospect update in the Arizona Fall League

Here is a stats updated for your Washington Nationals prospects that are currently playing in the prospect heavy Arizona Fall League.

3B Drew Ward:  Ward was chosen by the Washington Nationals in the third round of the 2013 MLB Draft.  Ward is a career .261 batter with 32 home runs and 206 RBI since joining the Nationals system.  He is off to a terrific start at The AFL, collecting 14 hist in 33 at bats (.24) over the first 9 games.  Ward has 2 double sand 5 RBI and .485 slugging percentage.

OF Andrew Stevenson:  Stevenson is a highly regarded OF prospect who was drafted in the second round of the 2015 MLB Draft.  He has been rising quickly through the system and ended last season at High A Potomac.  In 68 games at Potomac, he batted .304.  In 8 games in the AFL he is 9 for 33 (.273) at the plate with a double, triple, home run, and three stolen bases.

SS Osvaldo Abreau:  Abreau is a 22 year old prospect out of the Dominican Republic.  He batted .247 at Potomac last season and compiled 86 runs scored and 23 doubles.  In the AFL, through 8 games he is 6 for 36 (.231) at the plate.

Washington chose four pitchers to send to the AFL.  Here they are and their AFL progress.

P Austin Voth:  Voth is one of the likely major league ready prospects.  Voth was drafted by the Nationals in the fifth round of the 2013 MLB Draft.  In his minor league career, Voth has posted a 23-23 record with a solid 2.84 ERA.  In 487.1 combined innings, he has struck out 469 batters, consistently on the affiliation leaders in strike outs and ERA.   Voth rose to AAA last season and posted a 7-9 record with a 3.15 ERA.  In 157 innings, he fanned 133 batters.  In the AFL, Voth has made 3 starts and is 0-1 with a 12.10 ERA.  He has been hammered for 13 runs over 9 innings.

P Nick Lee:  Lee was drafted in the 38th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Nationals.  Lee has struck out 326 over a career 299 innings.  He has posted an 18-9 record with a 4.13 ERA.  At the AFL, Lee has appeared in 4 games and has not allowed an earned run over five innings out of the bullpen.  Lee has walked four and fanned six batters.

P Jake Johansen:  Johansen was a second round pick for the Nationals out of the 2013 MLB Draft.  He was the first player chosen in that draft by the Nats.  Johansen was moved into the bullpen in the 2015 season.  Last season he was a combined 4-1 with a 3.19 ERA and 1 save.  Through 36.2 innings, he walked 22 and fanned 29.  At the AFL, Johansen has appeared in 4 games and has allowed just 1 run over 7.2 innings.

P Ryan Brinley:  Brinley  ha sprovided the Nationals with some good young promise out of the bullpen.  Brinley was a 27th round selection out of the 2015 MLB Draft.  He dominated in 2015, posting a 1-4 record with a 1.44 ERA.  Last season he was promoted to Potomac and then to AA Harrisburg.  At Potomac, he posted a 4-1 record with 16 saves and a impressive 1.37 ERA.  After being promoted to AA,  Brinley was 0-2 with an ERA of 11.12 in 8 games.  At the AFL, he has not allowed a hit or run in four games through 5 innings.