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Top Pacific Coast League Pitching Prospects

Taijuan Walker Mariners (AAA) 20APA 1295.1
Rafael Montero Mets (AAA) 22PPA 977.4
Tyler Skaggs Diamondbacks (AAA) 21AAA 854.8666667
Brian Flynn Marlins (AAA) 23PAA 764.6666667
Keyvius Sampson Padres (AAA) 22AAA 693.9333333
Kyle Hendricks Cubs (AAA) 23PAA 655.4333333
Carlos Martinez Cardinals (AAA) 21AAA 642.5333333
Sonny Gray Athletics (AAA) 23AAA 592.6
Adalberto Mejia Giants (AAA) 20APA 577
Jake Buchanan Astros (AAA) 23PAP 576.9333333
Boone Whiting Cardinals (AAA) 23AAA 552.0666667
Michael Wacha Cardinals (AAA) 22AAA 548.6666667
Matt Andriese Padres (AAA) 23AAA 515.5333333
Robbie Erlin Padres (AAA) 22AAA 510.7666667
Will Smith Royals (AAA) 23APA 481
Burch Smith Padres (AAA) 23APA 467.7666667
Asher Wojciechowski Astros (AAA) 24PAA 465
Jarred Cosart Astros (AAA) 23AAB 456
Zeke Spruill Diamondbacks (AAA) 23AAA 427.2
Jimmy Nelson Brewers (AAA) 24PPA 413.1
Matt Magill Dodgers (AAA) 23APB 403.2
James Paxton Mariners (AAA) 24AAA 384.2
Brady Rodgers Astros (AAA) 22AAA 324.6666667
Richard Castillo Cardinals (AAA) 23PAA 300.5333333
John Lamb Royals (AAA) 22AAA 268.2
Nicholas Struck Cubs (AAA) 23AAB 262.0333333
Jason Stoffel Astros (AAA) 24AAA 235.0333333
Ross Seaton Astros (AAA) 23AAA 224.0666667
Forrest Snow Mariners (AAA) 24APA 212.3333333
Barret Loux Cubs (AAA) 24AAB 205.6666667
Kevin Munson Diamondbacks (AAA) 24APA 202.8666667
Danny Hultzen Mariners (AAA) 23APA 186.5333333
Gregory Peavey Mets (AAA) 24AAA 151.5333333
AJ Schugel Angels (AAA) 24AAA 122.1
Jorge Rondon Cardinals (AAA) 24AAB 108.2
Chris Dwyer Royals (AAA) 25PAA 89.53333333
Kyle Heckathorn Brewers (AAA) 25AAB 63.33333333
Darin Gorski Mets (AAA) 25AAA 60.4
Jorge Reyes Padres (AAA) 25AAB 57
Rudy Owens Astros (AAA) 25BAB 13.33333333
Armando Rodriguez Mets (AAA) 25AAB -41.46666667


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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
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