Category Archives: National League West

Scouting Report: Joe Panik (INF)

BLUF: Classic utility profile with a very small window to make himself an everyday player. The Player: Joe Panik (INF, San Francisco Giants) – A first round pick out of St. John’s in 2011, Panik hit .341 in short-season ball … Continue reading

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2013 San Francisco Giants Top 15 Prospects

The Giants have had extreme success developing high-end pitchers in recent years and looking through the Top 15 should provide continued hope for the future with several quality pitching prospects that could impact the big league roster. The Giants have … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Giants 2012 Top 15 Prospects

San Francisco Giants 2012 Top 15 Prospects (2/14/12) Historically, the Giants have always been a tough system for me to rank. When I’ve looked back at prior lists I have created for the organization, there have been some very curious … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Joe Ross (RHP)

BLUF: Athletic right-hander that oozes projection and risk but owns a number two ceiling. The Player: Joe Ross (RHP, San Diego Padres) – The Padres first-round pick that received a $2.75 million signing bonus in 2011. He pitched just one … Continue reading

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2013 San Diego Padres Top 15 Prospects

The Padres offer one of the deepest systems in baseball. Last year at this time the Padres system was deep but lacks the punch you like to see from a great system. This year, that punch is present in the … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Padres 2012 Top 15 Prospects

San Diego Padres 2012 Top 15 Prospects (1/31/12) The Padres had a deep system last year and that will carry over to this year’s rankings when they are published. There were plenty of directions to go with the rankings and … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Corey Seager (SS)

BLUF: Good feel for the game at a young age with excellent tools across the board; lots of potential. The Player: Corey Seager (SS, Los Angeles Dodgers) – The younger brother of the Mariners Kyle Seager, Corey was the Dodgers … Continue reading

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2013 Los Angeles Dodgers Top 15 Prospects

The Dodgers have four players that could seriously be considered for the top spot on this list, and while I opted to keep Zach Lee in that spot, the players spurred some interesting discussions with scouts and front office folks. … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Dodgers 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Los Angeles Dodgers 2012 Top 15 Prospects (1/13/12) There was no doubt at the top of last year’s Dodgers rankings. Zach Lee was the top prospect in the system and that was about the easiest thing I did as part … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Chad Bettis (RHP)

BLUF: Shoulder injury has slowed big-league ascent, but two plus-plus pitches allows for late-inning ceiling. The Player: Chad Bettis (RHP, Colorado Rockies) – Bettis was a second round pick of the Rockies in 2010 and debuted with a  1.07 ERA … Continue reading

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