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2015 Nationals Prospect List

Rank Name Projection
1 Lucas Giolito # 1 Starter
2 Michael Taylor 1st Div. CF
3 Reynaldo Lopez #2 Starter
4 Trea Turner 1st Div. SS
5 A.J. Cole #3 Starter
6 Erick Fedde #3 Starter
7 Joseph Ross #3 Starter
8 Jakson Reetz 1st Div. C
9 Drew Ward 1st Div. 3B
10 Brian Goodwin 1st Div. CF
11 Wilmer Difo 1st Div. 2B
12 Jake Johansen Closer
13 Felipe Rivero #4 Starter
14 Sammy Solis Impact Reliever
15 Drew Vettleson 2nd Div. LF
16 Pedro Severino 2nd Div. C
17 Neil Holland #5 Starter
18 Anderson Franco 2nd Div. 3B
19 Rafael Bautista 2nd Div. CF
20 Victor Robles 2nd Div. LF
21 Dale Carey 2nd Div. CF
22 Jefry Rodriguez Reliever
23 Nick Lee #5 Starter
24 Tony Renda 2nd Div. 2B
25 Raudy Read 2nd Div. C
26 Luis Reyes #4 Starter
27 Nick Pivetta Reliever
28 Brett Mooneyham Reliever
29 Robbie Dickey Reliever
30 Austin Voth Reliever
31 Matt Grace Reliever
32 Jeff Kobernus Backup LF
33 Taylor Hill Reliever
34 Matt Purke Reliever
35 James Yezzo 2nd Div. 1B
36 Jason Martinson Backup SS
37 Erik Davis Reliever
38 Austen Williams Reliever
39 Tyler Moore Backup C
40 Kelvin Gutierrez Backup SS
41 Stephen Perez Backup SS
42 Matt Skole Backup 3B
43 Drew Van Orden Reliever
44 Kylin Turnbull Reliever
45 Dakota Bacus Reliever
46 Hector Silvestre Reliever
47 Wander Suero Reliever
48 David Masters Backup SS
49 Narciso Mesa Backup CF
50 Jeff Gardner Backup LF
51 Carlos Lopez Backup 1B
52 Weston Davis Reliever
53 John Simms Reliever
54 Robert Benincasa Reliever
55 Kevin Keyes Backup 1B
56 Austin Davidson Backup 3B
57 Spencer Kieboom #N/A
58 Derek Self Reliever
59 Edwin Lora 2nd Div. 2B
60 Isaac Ballou Backup CF
61 John Wooten Backup RF
62 Estarlin Martinez Backup LF
63 Brandon Miller Backup LF
64 Domenick Mancini Reliever
65 Luis Guzman Backup LF
66 Shawn Pleffner Backup 1B
67 Oliver Ortiz Backup 1B


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7 AJ Cole P Oviedo HS, Orlando
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