Braves Find Plenty Of Production From Farm System In Recent Years
CHICAGO–Their offseason acquisitions of the Upton brothers notwithstanding, the Braves don’t make a lot of flashy moves and they don’t throw a lot of money around. In the past four [...]
2013 Organization Talent Rankings: Cardinals Rank No. 1
As a cap to our offseason prospect rankings, we line up the minor league talent in every organization from 1-30. Baseball America’s annual organization talent rankings reflect the total worth [...]
Which prospects will headline the 2014 Top 100 Prospects list? Which farm systems will have the most Top 100 Prospects next year? Who are the best prospects slated to play in the low Class A South Atlantic League this season?
Prospect Battles Lead To Some Tough Calls
One of my favorite tasks is putting together my personal Top 50 list for our annual Prospect Handbook. Doing so means that our signature book is nearing completion. And it also forces me to make tough calls stacking up similar prospects against one another. Here are some of the more difficult decisions from this year:
Who has the best farm systems? After their two blockbuster trades, what would a revised Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects list look like? Where do righthanders Austin Kubitza (Rice) and Michael Wagner (San Diego) fit in the 2013 draft?
2006 Florida Marlins Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports
Chat Wrap: Mike Berardino took your Marlins questions Baseball America’s Top 10 Prospects lists are based on projections of a player’s long-term worth after discussions with scouting and player-development personnel. All [...]
2005 Florida Marlins Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports
1. JEREMY HERMIDA, of Age: 21 Ht: 6-4 Wt: 200 B-T: L-R Drafted: HS–Marietta, Ga., 2002 (1st round) Signed by: Joel Smith Hermida has drawn comparisons to a slew of all-stars Background: As [...]
2004 Florida Marlins Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports
2. Jason Stokes, 1b Age: 22. B-T: R-R. Ht.: 6-4. Wt.: 220. Drafted: HS—Coppell, Texas, 2000 (2nd round). Signed by: Bob Laurie. Background: Considered the top high school power hitter in the 2000 draft, Stokes dropped to the second round because of [...]