Today’s 10 Prospects in 10 Days features Luis Heredia.
Weight: 205 lbs.
The Bucs signed Heredia to a $2.6 million signing bonus in 2010. Just 16 years old at the time, the Mexico native set a franchise record for the largest international signing.
Here’s a promising scouting report from MLB:
Here are some stats from his first two professional seasons:
Heredia is a beast on the mound at 6’6″, and has loads of potential at age 18. He still has a long journey in the minors ahead of him, but seems poised for the challenge; he appears very mature for a teenager from out of the country:
MLB lists 2015 as an estimated time of arrival for him; if he pans out, the Bucs could have three strong right-handed arms with Heredia, Gerrit Cole, and Jameson Taillon.