Tag Archives: American League West

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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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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Scouting Report: Nick Maronde (LHP)

BLUF: Lefty with two plus pitches; injury history that may keep him in relief role. The Player: Nick Maronde (LHP, Los Angeles Angels) – Maronde was the Angels third round pick in 2011, and dominated the Pioneer League with a … Continue reading

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2013 Los Angeles Angels Top 15 Prospects

Last year the Angels Top 15 was fun to put together, only because it gave me yet another excuse to talk to industry folks about the greatness of Mike Trout. It really was fun. You could start talking about any … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Angels 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Los Angeles Angels 2012 Top 15 Prospects (12/14/11) Last year’s Angels rankings were both very easy and very difficult. Ranking Mike Trout number one in this system was quite possibly the easiest thing I’ve had to do in my career … Continue reading

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