Tag Archives: American League Central

2013 Detroit Tigers Top 15 Prospects

With the public release of the Top 10 prospects at TigsTown.com, I can now circle back and publish my final Top 15 prospects list of the 2013 season. Because of my continued involvement with scouting and ranking Tigers prospects for … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Oswaldo Arcia (OF)

BLUF: Potential for plus hit and plus power that holds up with a right-field profile. The Player: Oswaldo Arcia (OF, Minnesota Twins) – The Twins signed Arcia at the opening of the international signing period in 2007 and he debuted … 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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Accountability Check: Twins 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Minnesota Twins 2012 Top 15 Prospects (1/27/12) I’ve long considered myself pretty well tuned into the Twins farm system, not because of some concentrated effort, but just the virtue of the games I see and the scouts I speak with. … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Bubba Starling (OF)

BLUF: If you can dream it, Starling can become it – both good and bad. The Player: Bubba Starling (OF, Kansas City Royals) – Taken fifth overall in 2011, Starling signed for a $7.5 million signing bonus and passed up … Continue reading

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2013 Kansas City Royals Top 15 Prospects

Entering the 2011 season the Royals were widely considered to have the absolute best minor league system in all of baseball, and arguably, one of the best in the recent history of the game. They have graduated several prospects to … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Royals 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Kansas City Royals 2012 Top 15 Prospects (1/11/12) Even with the graduation of Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer, the Royals 2012 Top 15 list was still a monster. My analysis of that system had both some hits and misses along … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Anthony Santander (OF)

BLUF: Early focus (LF only) to long term profile but offensive upside to be an above-average player. The Player: Anthony Santander (OF, Cleveland Indians) – One of the Indians big-ticket signings from the 2011 J2 class, Santander signed for $385,000 … Continue reading

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2013 Cleveland Indians Top 15 Prospects

For the second year in a row, Francisco Lindor heads the Indians prospect rankings and I didn’t even really have to think twice about it. Lindor is a stud in waiting. The acquisition of Trevor Bauer adds a high-end pitching … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Indians 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Cleveland Indians 2012 Top 15 Prospects (12/26/11) This was a really difficult system to rank last year and it showed with some of the mistakes I made. Ranking Francisco Lindor as the top prospect in the system was the easiest … Continue reading

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