Probable Pitching Prospects to Watch: (4/16/12)

Each day, over at we take a look at the top pitching prospects to watch on that particular day. Now that the minor league baseball season is in full swing, we’re usually treated to a long list of talented pitching prospects scheduled to throw each today.

There’s a nice long list of pitching prospects scheduled to throw on this fine Monday, with one notable matchup going down in Buffalo, New York. I’ll be in attendance to catch New York Mets RHP Jeurys Familia and Philadelphia Phillies RHP Austin Hyatt go head-to-head. They are two of the pitchers we’re highlighting today, but take a look at the complete list below. Head on over to to read more about Hyatt, Familia and the rest of the five pitchers that we’ve highlighted today.

 Notable pitching prospects throwing today (4/16/12):

  • RHP Jarred Cosart (Astros)
  • RHP Joseph Gardner (Rockies)
  • RHP Kyle Lotzkar (Reds)
  • RHP Austin Hyatt (Phillies)
  • RHP Jeurys Familia (Mets)
  • LHP Christian Friedrich (Rockies)
  • LHP Robbie Erlin (Padres)
  • RHP Cory Mazzoni (Mets)
  • LHP Grayson Garvin (Rays)
  • RHP John Stilson (Blue Jays)
  • RHP Felix Sterling (Indians)
  • RHP Jimmy Nelson (Brewers)
  • LHP Alex Burgos (Tigers)
  • RHP Tyler Cloyd (Phillies)
  • RHP Bobby Bundy (Orioles)
  • RHP Jose Campos (Yankees)
  • LHP Rudy Owens (Pirates)
  • RHP Dellin Betances (Yankees)
  • LHP Alex Torres (Rays)
  • RHP Ethan Martin (Dodgers)
  • RHP Trey McNutt (Cubs)
  • LHP James Paxton (Mariners)
  • LHP Martin Perez (Rangers)
  • RHP Casey Kelly (Padres)
  • RHP Zach Lee (Dodgers)
  • RHP Jarrod Parker (Athletics)
  • LHP Juan Oramas (Padres)
  • LHP Chris Dwyer (Royals)

Watch Cubs RHP Trey McNutt face Padres OF Jaff Decker during the 2011 Arizona Fall League:

Which pitching prospect do you have your eyes on today? Is there a player that we’ve missed, someone that you feel is worthy of keeping tabs on? Are you attending a game where one of these pitching prospects in playing? If so, please share with other readers in the comment section below, and let us know how they did.

Daniel Jarrett is the founder of For more prospect videos, visit the MLB Prospect Portal YouTube Channel. For updates follow @ProspectD2J and @MLBProspectPrtl on Twitter.

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