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2015 Rangers Prospect List

Rank Name Projection
1 Joey Gallo Elite 3B
2 Nomar Mazara Elite LF
3 Nick Williams Elite LF
4 Jorge Alfaro Elite C
5 Jake Thompson #2 Starter
6 Luis Ortiz #2 Starter
7 Travis Demeritte 1st Div. 3B
8 Luke Jackson #3 Starter
9 Josh Morgan 1st Div. SS
10 Lewis Brinson 1st Div. RF
11 Alex Gonzalez #3 Starter
12 Michael De Leon 1st Div. SS
13 Ti'quan Forbes 1st Div. SS
14 Corey Knebel Closer
15 Marcos Diplan #3 Starter
16 Akeem Bostick #3 Starter
17 Delino DeShields 1st Div. 2B
18 Ryan Rua 1st Div. 3B
19 Ronald Guzman 1st Div. 1B
20 Alec Asher Reliever
21 Chris Bostick 1st Div. 2B
22 Andrew Faulkner #4 Starter
23 Jose Leclerc Impact Reliever
24 Lisalberto Bonilla Impact Reliever
25 Keone Kela Impact Reliever
26 Jairo Beras 2nd Div. RF
27 Cole Wiper #5 Starter
28 Ryan Cordell 2nd Div. LF
29 Jose Almonte 2nd Div. LF
30 Yimmelvyn Alonzo 2nd Div. SS
31 Jerad Eickhoff Reliever
32 Yeyson Yrizarri #N/A
33 Kellin Deglan Backup C
34 Alexander Claudio Reliever
35 Tomas Telis Backup C
36 Jose Trevino 2nd Div. 3B
37 Hanser Alberto Backup SS
38 Phil Klein Reliever
39 Victor Payano Reliever
40 Juremi Profar Backup SS
41 Jake Smolinski Backup LF
42 Spencer Patton Reliever
43 Ricardo Rodriguez Reliever
44 Kyuji Fujikawa Reliever
45 Roman Mendez Reliever
46 Pat Cantwell Backup C
47 Kelvin Vasquez Reliever
48 Yonny Hernandez Backup SS
49 Richelson Pena Reliever
50 Alex Claudio Reliever
51 Sam Wolff Reliever
52 Luke Tendler Backup CF
53 Ben Rowen Reliever
54 Jeffrey Nunez Reliever
55 Edgar Pineda Reliever
56 Jared Hoying Backup LF
57 Jon Edwards Reliever
58 Yohander Mendez Reliever
59 Ariel Jurado Reliever
60 Brett Nicholas Backup 1B
61 Brett Martin Reliever
62 Drew Robinson Backup 3B
63 Abel De Los Santos Reliever
64 Evan Van Hoosier Backup 2B
65 Eduar Pinto Backup LF
66 Chris Garia Backup LF
67 Preston Beck Backup LF
68 Frank Lopez Reliever


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