Category Archives: American League West

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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Scouting Report: Luis Sardinas (SS)

BLUF: Very good shortstop with hitting ability and speed, that could move quickly. The Player: Luis Sardinas (SS, Texas Rangers) – A big ticket signing ($1.2 million) in 2009, Sardinas debuted in the Arizona League in 2010. He played 40 … Continue reading

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2013 Texas Rangers Top 15 Prospects

The Rangers have one of the elite minor leagues systems in all of baseball. I don’t really want to try to explain how deep this system is with highly talented players; instead, I’ll just let you dig into the Top … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Rangers 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Texas Rangers 2012 Top 15 Prospects (2/2/12) No matter what team you root for, it is impossible not to appreciate the immense talent the Rangers have accumulated at the minor league level. I’m by no means the Rangers expert that … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Gabriel Guerrero (OF)

BLUF: Extreme risk player with slugger potential from a classic right-field profile. The Player: Gabriel Guerrero (OF, Seattle Mariners) – Signed for $400,000 in 2011, Guerrero debuted in the rookie-level Dominican Summer League with a .236/.288/.298 line in 57 games … Continue reading

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2013 Seattle Mariners Top 15 Prospects

Any team in baseball would kill to have a couple of top prospects like Taijuan Walker and Mike Zunino and both players are among the best of the best in all of baseball. Beyond that the Mariners have a host … Continue reading

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Accoutability Check: Mariners 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Seattle Mariners 2012 Top 15 Prospects (1/17/12) Fortunately for me, last year’s Mariners list came out after the big trade that sent Michael Pineda to the Yankees and brought Jesus Montero to Seattle. The trade resulted in some quirkiness in … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Miles Head (3B)

BLUF: Potential middle-of-the-order hitter with average and power. The Player: Miles Head (3B, Oakland Athletics) – Head joined the A’s after arriving as a piece in the trade that shipped Andrew Bailey to Boston. After improving with a .338/.409/.612 line … Continue reading

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2013 Oakland Athletics Top 15 Prospects

The A’s had plenty of contributions from young players in 2012, including Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson, AJ Griffin, Jarrod Parker and more. That was a testament to a strong minor league system that took a hit with the graduation of … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Athletics 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Oakland Athletics 2012 Top 15 Prospects (12/30/11) My biggest gripe with a look back at last year’s A’s rankings is that there were some quality big-league contributors that I left off the list. That’s not to say that player like … Continue reading

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