Mlb's New No. 1 Prospect Celebrates Rank With 10th Homer
On Monday, Jackson Chourio was ranked as baseball's top prospect. After only four days, he has already taken down his first jack with the new title.
Chourio recorded an RBI in both games of Double-A Biloxi's doubleheader on Friday, as well as a home run in the second game.
The home run was hit in the first inning by Reds prospect No. 29 Lyon Richardson. Chourio hit a 1-1 fastball off the batter's eye in center field for a two-run home run, giving the
In the fifth inning, the top-ranked Brewers prospect walked to conclude 1-for-3 with a stolen base. Chattanooga ultimately defeated Biloxi, 4-3, in extra innings.
In the first game of the doubleheader, Chourio hit a sacrifice fly in the first inning and a single in the fifth. 4-2, Biloxi was defeated by Chattanooga.
After going 2-for-5 in the doubleheader, the Venezuelan now has a.250 batting average and a.725 OPS.
on the 20-80 scouting scale, he has a 70-grade run tool, a 60-grade power tool, and a 60-grade field tool, indicating he has potential in every facet of the game.
Chourio, the Southern League's youngest player at 19 years old, has 10 home runs and 20 thefts, comparable statistics to Braves outfielder and 2023 National League MVP candidate Ro