Category Archives: American League East

Scouting Report: Dawel Lugo (SS)

BLUF: Raw talent with gobs of impact offensive potential. The Player: Dawel Lugo (SS, Toronto Blue Jays) – The Blue Jays gave Lugo $1.3 million as one of the highest paid signings of the 2011 international signing period. He debuted … Continue reading

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2013 Toronto Blue Jays Top 15 Prospects

I know I should not have been surprised by this, but when I got to the Blue Jays list I still had this lingering excitement over getting ready to rank a system loaded with high-ceiling talent. The Jays still have … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Blue Jays 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Toronto Blue Jays 2012 Top 15 Prospects (2/8/12) I can’t think of the last time I looked back at a system and so many players had been traded. That’s the case with this year’s Blue Jays list as players like … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Blake Snell (LHP)

BLUF: Long, lean lefty with potential for two plus pitches and a number three profile. The Player: Blake Snell (LHP, Tampa Bay Rays) – The Rays supplemental round pick in 2011 he signed for $684,000 and pitched 26.1 innings in … Continue reading

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2013 Tampa Bay Rays Top 15 Prospects

For years, prospect mavens have considered the Rays one of the standard bearers for impact potential and overall depth throughout the minor league system. While they have dipped a little from their peak of a few years ago, the addition … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Rays 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Tampa Bay Rays 2012 Top 15 Prospects (1/23/12) I have always felt pretty well tuned into the Rays system, both from personal scouting experiences and a wide array of scouts and front office types that are familiar with the organization. … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Angelo Gumbs (2B)

BLUF: Dynamic athlete with the potential to contribute significantly in every phase of the game. The Player: Angelo Gumbs (2B, New York Yankees) – The Yankees 2nd round pick in 2010, Gumbs hit .192 in just seven games after signing … Continue reading

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2013 New York Yankees Top 15 Prospects

The Yankees are often criticized by fans for having an over-hyped system with prospects that never reach their full potential. That may be the case from some seats in the house, but from my seat, they have some very legitimate … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Yankees 2012 Top 15 Prospects

New York Yankees 2012 Top 15 Prospects (1/5/12) Last year’s Yankees rankings were completed in advance of the trade that shipped Jesus Montero to the Mariners in exchange for Michael Pineda. As a result, Montero ranked atop the list and … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Blake Swihart (C)

BLUF: Potential for average or better tools across the board, but a lot of development is required. The Player: Blake Swihart (C, Boston Red Sox) – Signed for $2.5 million as a late-first round pick in 2011 and played just … Continue reading

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