For every prospect already turning heads this spring, there are countless others who have struggled against the heightened competition in major league camp.
In some cases, a prospect’s lackluster showing early in the spring is a product of nerves. After all, this may be their one and only chance to establish value in front of the entire organization. At the same time, there’s always a sizeable contingent of prospects in spring training who are simply yet to get things going—such as a pitcher who struggles to repeat their release point or a hitter who’s yet to find their timing at the plate.
After breaking down the hottest prospects in spring training yesterday, here’s a look at one prospect from each team who’s been overmatched this spring.