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Quick Notes: LHP DJ Herz to represent the Washington Nationals in Arizona Fall League’s annual Fall Stars Game
The Arizona Fall League’s annual Fall Stars Game is this weekend, and the rosters feature plenty of Top 100 Prospects
The Arizona Fall League’s annual Fall Stars Game is this weekend, and the rosters feature plenty of Top 100 Prospects. This year’s version will played Sunday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. EST, at Mesa’s Sloan Park and will be broadcast on MLB Network.
The Washington Nationals acquired left-handed pitcher DJ Herz and shortstop Kevin Made from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for infielder Jeimer Candelario and cash considerations during this year’s trade deadline.
The 6-foot-2, 175-pound left-hander is rated as the №16 prospect in Chicago’s system per MLBPipeline.com and the №19 prospect according to Baseball America.
In 2022, Herz led Chicago’s Minor League system with 141 strikeouts in 95.1 innings pitched between High-A South Bend and Double-A Tennessee. In 66 starts across four professional seasons, Herz is 8–12 with a 3.80 ERA, 13.15 strikeouts per 9.0 innings, and a .181 opponents’ batting average.
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