Breyvic Valera, one of the St. Louis Cardinals top prospects, is having a pretty amazing season in the fall and winter leagues.
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Per Teddy Cahill of MLB.com:
"Playing in the Arizona Fall League delayed Breyvic Valera’s arrival in his native Venezuela for winter ball, but all he has done is hit since returning to his homeland three weeks ago. Playing for Bravos de Margarita, the 22-year-old recorded at least one hit in all six games he played last week and now has an eight-game hitting streak. He capped his week by going 4-for-4 with a double, a walk and three runs Sunday. Valera, the Cardinals’ No. 19 prospect, is hitting .377/.433/.443 and has scored 14 runs in 15 games for Margarita. He has primarily been a second baseman during his Minor League career, but has seen significant time in center field this winter."
It will be fun to see how Valera continues to progress in the winter league as will seeing how he will do in spring. Whether he plays in Springfield or Memphis will be the hot topic for sure. Either way, he’s an exciting player that we should all look forward to watching for years to come!