Skip to main content

Top Eastern League Hitting Prospects

Maikel Franco Phillies (AA) 20PPA 981.4
Francisco Lindor Indians (AA) 19AAP 892.9
Jose Ramirez Indians (AA) 20AAP 892.2
Xander Bogaerts Red Sox (AA) 20AAA 866.6
Miguel Sano Twins (AA) 20APA 607.1
Gregory Polanco Pirates (AA) 21AAP 599.2
Alen Hanson Pirates (AA) 20AAP 585.7
Ramon Flores Yankees (AA) 21AAA 482.2
Garin Cecchini Red Sox (AA) 22AAA 472.3
Wilfredo Tovar Mets (AA) 21AAA 417.4
Gary Sanchez Yankees (AA) 20AAA 404.7
Eddie Rosario Twins (AA) 21PAA 398.5
Giovanny Urshela Indians (AA) 21AAA 396.2
Billy Burns Nationals (AA) 23AAP 356.9
Hernan Perez Tigers (AA) 22AAP 354.4
J.R. Murphy Yankees (AA) 22AAA 334.7
Ronny Rodriguez Indians (AA) 21AAA 332.1
Eugenio Suarez Tigers (AA) 21AAA 311.8
Andrew Burns Blue Jays (AA) 22PPP 302.8
Christian Vazquez Red Sox (AA) 22BAA 289
Cesar Puello Mets (AA) 22AAP 275.9
Joe Panik Giants (AA) 22AAA 272.5
Cesar Hernandez Phillies (AA) 23AAP 266.6
Benjamin Gamel Yankees (AA) 21AAP 228
Jose Pirela Yankees (AA) 23AAA 206.6
Michael Almanzar Red Sox (AA) 22AAA 206.1
Danny Santana Twins (AA) 22PAP 192.1
Christopher Austin Yankees (AA) 21BAA 185.5
Mason Williams Yankees (AA) 21AAA 137.3
Anthony Rendon Nationals (AA) 23BAA 131
Brian Goodwin Nationals (AA) 22AAA 97.7
Daniel Fields Tigers (AA) 22AAP 86.9
Alex Monsalve Indians (AA) 21BBA 31.5
Deven Marrero Red Sox (AA) 22BAP 14.4
Alex Dickerson Pirates (AA) 23APA 14.1
Zachary Heathcott Yankees (AA) 22BAA 9.6
Ty Kelly Orioles (AA) 24AAA 8.8
Christian Walker Orioles (AA) 22AAA 8.6
Xavier Avery Orioles (AA) 23AAP 5.6
Matt Skole Nationals (AA) 23BBA 0.5
Tommy Joseph Phillies (AA) 21BBA -23.3
Josmil Pinto Twins (AA) 24AAA -27.6
Andrew Susac Giants (AA) 23BAA -37
Jesus Aguilar Indians (AA) 23AAA -93.8
Oscar Tejeda Pirates (AA) 23BBA -102
Alex Lavisky Indians (AA) 22BBA -115.5
Zach Collier Phillies (AA) 22BAA -137.8
Stuart Turner Twins (AA) 21BBA -157.8
Sebastian Valle Phillies (AA) 22BAA -159.3
Travious Relaford Giants (AA) 21BBA -181.3
Tyler Naquin Indians (AA) 22AAA -204
Tyler Collins Tigers (AA) 23APA -207.5
Brandon Jacobs Red Sox (AA) 22AAA -243.6
Henry Urrutia Orioles (AA) 26AAA -272.3
Angel Villalona Giants (AA) 22APA -322
Gift Ngoepe Pirates (AA) 23BAA -357.2
Cory Vaughn Mets (AA) 24BAA -388.8
Ricky Oropesa Giants (AA) 23AAA -479.5
Rick Hague Nationals (AA) 24AAA -511.9
Carlos Rivero Nationals (AA) 25BAA -610.9


Popular posts from this blog

Names to Watch for 2011 and 2012 Draft

For more information on the draft, check out my new blog MLB Bonus Baby for more information regarding the draft.

Over the next month or so, I will be moving most Draft related info to MLB Draft Prospects. MiLB Prospects will be more focused on current minor leaguers.

These lists are far from perfect but it's a start

Aaron Brown , OF , Chatsworth HS, Calif.
Aaron Westlake , OF , Vanderbilt
Aaron Collazo , SS , Lady Bird Johnson, San Antonio, TX
Aaron Deguire , C , El Camino College
Aaron Dunsmore , OF , Dayton
Aaron Fanning , SS , Northwest (TX) HS
Aaron Gretz , C , Apple Valley, Apple Valley, MN
Aaron Johnson , LHP , Dunham, Baton Rouge, LA
Aaron Knapp , MIF , Granite Bay Granite Bay CA
Aaron Moore , RHP , Westwood Austin TX
Aaron Nola , RHP , Catholic, Baton Rouge, LA
Aaron Novak , OF/RHP , Germantown Academy (PA)
Aaron Thomassen , RHP , Nathan Hale Seattle WA
Aaron Westlake , 1B/OF , Vanderbilt
Abram Cartledge , LHP , Thomson, Thomson, GA
Adam Bennett , SS/RHP , …

Top 300- 2010 MLB Draft Prospects

Name POS Schools
1 Bryce Harper C Southern Nevada CC
2 Jameson Taillon RHP The Woodlands (Texas) HS
3 Anthony Ranaudo P LSU
4 Drew Pomeranz LHP Mississippi
5 Nick Castellanos 3B Archbishop McCarthy HS, FLA
6 Bryce Brentz OF Middle Tennessee State
7 AJ Cole P Oviedo HS, Orlando
8 Zack Cox 3B Arkansas
9 Austin Wilson OF Harvard-Westlake HS, CA
10 Deck McGuire RHP Georgia Tech
11 Karsten Whitson RHP Chipley HS, Bartow, Fla.
12 Christian Colon SS Cal State Fullerton
13 Matt Harvey P North Carolina
14 Levon Washington 2B/OF Chipola JC
15 Manny Machado SS Brito Prep, Miami
16 Josh Sale OF Bishop Blanchet HS, SEA
17 Chris Sale LHP Florida Gulf Coast
18 Jedd Gyorko 2B West Virginia
19 Brandon Workman P Texas
20 Stetson Allie 3B St. Edward HS, Lakewood, Ohio
21 Brian Ragira OF Martin HS, Arlington
22 Dylan Covey P Maranatha HS, Pasadena, CA
23 Derek Dietrich SS Georgia Tech
24 DeAndre Smelter P Tattnall Square GA
25 Kevin Gausman RHP Grandview HS, Aurora, Colo
26 Cameron Bedrosian P East Coweta HS, Sharpsburg, GA
27 Jos…

Catchers By Age

The best way to analyze prospects is using their age in relation to the level they are playing at. Without taking too much of the level into account to start, I'll just be looking at age. I use a players age based on the date that MLB uses to define whether a player will be a draft eligible sophomore, because much of my analysis originates with a players drafted year. If a player is 26.01 on that date, he falls into the 26 year old age category. The age won't always match what is listed on Baseball Reference or FanGraphs but that is how I do it. If I don't have a players birthdate, I use the age listed on Baseball Reference.

Catchers typically progress slower than players at most other positions. The average time for a  college catcher to make it to the majors is 4.15 years. The average for a high school catchers is 5.27 years. This time can be reduced if a player has a higher skill level. Elite players only take 3.04 years out of college and 4.09 out of high school. These…