Miami Marlins Double-A player Anfernee Seymour hoping tocollect his 500 career hits. Seymour an outfielder with Double-A Jacksonville Jumbo Shirmps of the Southern League is in hissix season in the minor leagues of Baseball. Seymour a 7th round draft pick for the Marlins in the 2014 MLB draft as a short stop was a top prospect for the Marlinsuntil he was traded to the Braves in 2017 where he continuedhis steady play in his pursuit of the major leagues of baseball. Anfernee Seymour played one season in the Braves systembefore getting release in 2018 where he was resigned by theMarlins and is on the door steps of 500 career hits.Today Anfernee Seymour is the longest standing minor leagueplayer from the Bahamas.We are looking forward to celebrating career hits number500 with Anfernee Seymour this year.Come celebrate with us.
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Bristol Pirates Pitcher Tahnaj Thomas
The Pirates #18 top prospect is Tahnaj Thomas. The 6’4”190 lbs 20 years old Thomas is in his first year in the Piratesfarm system after getting traded from the Cleveland Indians. Thomas a infielder growing up in the Bahamas was mostlya short stop in the Freedom Farm Baseball League. Aftergrowing to over six foot and a few relief outing, someonehad an idea that he should work on his pitching and this sawthe Indians taking a bold step to signing him as a free agentpitcher on December 5th 2016. On December 20th he was assigned to the AZL Indians.Then on June 2nd Tahnaj was sent the Dominican SummerLeague to start his pitching career, he started in 3 games in the DSL where he was 0 and 2. On June 24th he returned to the Arizona Summer Leagueand started in 10 games finishing with a 0 and 3 record. And an 0 and 5 win/lost record in his rookie 2017 season an era.of 5.63. 2018 0 wins and 0 loses, with a 4,58 in eight game, six as a starter. On November 15th 2018, the Indians traded Tahnaj Thomas to the Pirates, and on June 17th 2019 he was sent the Bristol Pirates of the rookie Appalachian League.Tahnaj is still looking for his first career minor league winafter coming close a few times. He continues to pitch well, with 51 Ks in 37.1 innings and 3.62 earn run average.