Future Watch: Brian Mundell Rookie Baseball Cards, Rockies

Future Watch: Brian Mundell Rookie Baseball Cards, RockiesFuture Watch: Brian Mundell Rookie Baseball Cards, RockiesBrian Mundell was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 7th round of the 2015 MLB Amateur Draft. The 6-3, 230-pound first baseman was a star in Cal Poly leading up to the draft.

In 2013, he started his first season as a true freshman as a designated hitter. He had six doubles, two triples, 11 home runs. He hit .336 at home and was a .326 hitter in the leadoff spot. After that season he had Tommy John surgery on his elbow and he didn’t play summer baseball.

In 2015, he played pro ball for the Boise Hawks. He played in 69 games in Short-A. His 19 doubles, four homers, 36 RBI and .275 was a nice start to his career.

In 2016, he played for the Asheville Tourists in Class-A. In 537 at-bats he had 14 homers and 83 RBI while hitting .313. He was back to being a player to watch.

In 2017, he started out the year in advanced-A with the Lancaster JetHawks and after slugging 12 homers and driving in 59 in just 67 games he was promoted. He finished the year out in Double-A with the Hartford Yard Goats. There he drove in 19 runs in 52 games to close out his season. He did hit .302.

In 2018, now 24, he was back with the Yard Goats after being invited to the Rockies Spring Training as a non-roster player. He did have a slight injury, in his first 106 games he had six homers and 34 RBI with 22 doubles and a .259 batting average.

According to his MLB.com draft profile:

Mundell focuses on managing the strike zone and making consistent contact. A right-handed hitter, he excels at driving balls to the opposite field and hit 13 of his 15 homers last year to the left side. He has the bat speed, strength, and discipline to provide more power if he began turning on more pitches. ETA 2019.

He has a 2017 Bowman Baseball Chrome Prospects Autographs card and that’s a good way to get him into your collection.

Here’s a look at him hitting:

He has a great shot at making the team next season so keep an eye out for him.

Future Watch: Brian Mundell Rookie Baseball Cards, Rockies – Stats

Register Batting
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB
2015 21 Boise NORW A- COL 69 290 244 35 67 19 1 4 36 7 1 32 45 .275 .355 .410 .765 100
2016 22 Asheville SALL A COL 136 611 537 94 168 59 1 14 83 7 8 56 83 .313 .383 .505 .888 271
2017 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA COL 119 504 436 74 131 28 1 15 78 1 2 60 70 .300 .385 .472 .857 206
2017 23 Hartford EL AA COL 52 203 172 30 52 12 0 3 19 1 1 25 26 .302 .394 .424 .819 73
2017 23 Lancaster CALL A+ COL 67 301 264 44 79 16 1 12 59 0 1 35 44 .299 .379 .504 .883 133
2017 23 Salt River AZFL Fal 23 101 84 11 22 4 1 1 8 2 1 16 11 .262 .386 .369 .755 31
2018 24 Hartford EL AA COL 107 424 370 42 96 23 1 6 36 1 2 44 63 .259 .341 .376 .717 139
Mino Mino Mino Minors 431 1829 1587 245 462 129 4 39 233 16 13 192 261 .291 .369 .451 .821 716
All All All 454 1930 1671 256 484 133 5 40 241 18 14 208 272 .290 .370 .447 .817 747
AA ( AA ( AA ( Minors 159 627 542 72 148 35 1 9 55 2 3 69 89 .273 .358 .391 .750 212
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 8/10/2018.

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