Christin Stewart, the Tigers 4th best prospect as rated by Baseball America is off to a great start in High-A Lakeland, where he just landed at #1 on Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet last week, which is a weekly installment of the hottest Minor Leaguers in baseball. Stewart landed at #1 with a triple slash of .400/.538/.950, scoring 4 runs, doubling twice, hitting 3 homers, collecting 5 RBI, walking 6 times, and even stealing a base.
Stewart was the 34th pick in last years Amateur Draft out of the University of Tennessee, who was scouted to have raw power, with contact concerns.
In 37 games this season, Stewart is hitting .258 as he strikes out a bunch (39 times in 158 PA), but has a pretty solid on base average still at .373 due to the walks that he takes (22). Christin has scored 22 times, has 7 doubles, 13 home runs(!!), 29 RBI, 2 steals, and a .979 OPS.