The Angels have put their prime prospect on the quick monitor to the majors.
Los Angeles is looking up 22-year-old shortstop Zach Neto from AA Rocket Metropolis, the group introduced Saturday morning. The transfer makes Neto the primary member of the 2022 MLB draft class to succeed in The Present.
Neto has performed simply 44 minor league video games since being taken thirteenth general by the Angels out of Campbell final yr. Between AA Rocket Metropolis and Superior A Tri-Metropolis, Neto has slashed .322/.408/.529 with eight dwelling runs and 37 RBIs.
Forward of the 2023 season, Baseball Prospectus and Baseball America ranked Neto the No. 47 and No. 53 prospect in all of baseball, respectively.
According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, Neto is “anticipated to take over at shortstop full-time.” Thus far this season, Los Angeles has break up the place between Gio Urshela, David Fletcher and Luis Rengifo.
The Angels are at present 7-6, a sport behind the first-place Rangers within the AL West.