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Top Texas League Pitching Prospects

Matthew Wisler Padres (AA) 20APA 1127.666667
Jason Adam Royals (AA) 21AAA 834
Mike Foltynewicz Astros (AA) 21AAB 757.4333333
Luke Jackson Rangers (AA) 21APB 725
Tim Cooney Cardinals (AA) 22PAP 702.6
Keyvius Sampson Padres (AA) 22AAA 693.9333333
Carlos Martinez Cardinals (AA) 21AAA 642.5333333
Kyle Zimmer Royals (AA) 21APA 611.7333333
Nick Tropeano Astros (AA) 22AAA 596.2
Nicholas Martinez Rangers (AA) 22PAA 591.1
Jake Buchanan Astros (AA) 23PAP 576.9333333
Boone Whiting Cardinals (AA) 23AAA 552.0666667
Matt Andriese Padres (AA) 23AAA 515.5333333
Alexander Claudio Rangers (AA) 21APA 507.8666667
Eddie Butler Rockies (AA) 22PPA 507.6666667
Brooks Pounders Royals (AA) 22AAA 505
Luis Cruz Astros (AA) 22APA 502.1
Tyler Matzek Rockies (AA) 22AAB 479.6
Mark Sappington Angels (AA) 22PAB 472.4
Burch Smith Padres (AA) 23APA 467.7666667
Michael Morin Angels (AA) 22APA 467
Asher Wojciechowski Astros (AA) 24PAA 465
Lisalverto Bonilla Rangers (AA) 23APA 356.4333333
Wilmer Font Rangers (AA) 23APB 340.6666667
Brady Rodgers Astros (AA) 22AAA 324.6666667
Richard Castillo Cardinals (AA) 23PAA 300.5333333
Drew Pomeranz Rockies (AA) 24APA 258.8
Martin Perez Rangers (AA) 22AAA 254.6
Neil Ramirez Rangers (AA) 24APA 233.8666667
Ross Seaton Astros (AA) 23AAA 224.0666667
Danny Duffy Royals (AA) 24APA 191.3333333
Nick Maronde Angels (AA) 23APB 177.1
Roman Mendez Rangers (AA) 22BPB 148.2
Michael Roth Angels (AA) 23AAA 146.7666667
Edwin Carl Royals (AA) 24APA 29.7
Juan Carlos Sulbaran Royals (AA) 23AAB 27.43333333
Dean Kiekhefer Cardinals (AA) 24AAA 25.93333333
Seth Blair Cardinals (AA) 24AAA 22.53333333
Cody Buckel Rangers (AA) 21BAB -11.13333333
Manuarys Correa Angels (AA) 24AAA -25.46666667


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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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