Tag Archives: Aaron Hicks

2013 Top 10 Outfield Prospects

One would think a 2012 Top 10 that included Mike Trout and Bryce Harper would be followed by a considerably less flashy list in 2013. Good thing for all of us, that just isn’t true. With several massive talents at … Continue reading

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2013 Minnesota Twins Top 15 Prospects

The Twins system presented an interesting debate this year with two legitimate candidates for the top spot. In the end, I was tempted by the rare power profile presented by Miguel Sano, who still projects as a premium middle-of-the-order slugger. … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Aaron Hicks (OF)

BLUF: Exciting, toolsy athlete with potential to contribute up the middle and across the board. The Player: Aaron Hicks (OF, Minnesota Twins) – The Twins first round pick, 14th overall, in the 2008 draft, Hicks signed and debuted that summer … Continue reading

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The Lineup: 10/21/12

At the risk of being monotonous, I plan on continuing with scouting reports for the bulk of the writing over the next few weeks, heading into prospect ranking season. I will break things up a bit with a look back … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Season All-Prospect Team: Eastern League

The Eastern League may have started out with rosters a little thin, but that changed in a hurry as teams began promoting around mid-season. At the end of the season, the EL was loaded with prospects that have serious big-league … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Make or Break Prospects

This will be the last of my three mid-season accountability checks where I look back to see how I’m doing with some of the thoughts I offered at the start of the minor league season. After identifying breakout prospects in … Continue reading

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2012 Make or Break Prospects

Baseball is a fickle game. A prospect’s stock can rise and fall with the tide and each prospect has a shelf life that eventually nears expiration. At the onset of each season, one can identify a handful of prospects that … Continue reading

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2012 Pre-Season All-Prospect Team: Eastern League

Today’s first look at another league moves on to Double-A where I will tackle the Eastern League. One of the more difficult offensive environments at the Double-A level, the EL can be a showcase for top flight pitching but this … Continue reading

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2012 Minnesota Twins Top 15 Prospects

It was a very bad year for the Twins at the big league level and it might have been equally as bad at the minor league level as three of their top prospects — Kyle Gibson, Aaron Hicks, Alex Wimmers … Continue reading

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