The Washington Nationals are reportedly calling up their top prospect, Victor Robles, according to Yahoo Sports’ columnist Jeff Passan.
The 20-year-old outfielder is ranked the fourth best prospect in baseball according to MLB.com. Robles played in a total of 114 minor league games this season, 77 games with Potomac and 37 games with Harrisburg.
Source: Top prospect Victor Robles is joining the Washington Nationals today. Outfielder with huge tools and knack to get on base. Only 20.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) September 7, 2017
Blockbuster announcement OF Victor Robles has been promoted to #Nats— Byron Kerr (@masnKerr) September 7, 2017
Robles posted a .289 batting average with seven home runs, 33 RBI, 25 walks and 16 stolen bases.
During his Double-A stint with the Senators, Robles registered an impressive .324 AVG with three home runs, 14 RBIs, and 11 stolen bases. He recently went on an 18-game winning streak that ended over the weekend.
Robles is ranked the seventh best prospect in baseball by Baseball Prospectus. He played in the MLB Futures Game during the All-Star Break in July.
The Nationals calling up Robles will give fans a look at the future of the Nationals.
Robles possesses all the tools to be a potential star in the league. He has tremendous athleticism to along with speed and solid hitting ability.