Tag Archives: National League Central

Scouting Report: Kolten Wong (2B)

BLUF: Little second baseman that can hit and has solid overall potential. The Player: Kolten Wong (2B, St. Louis Cardinals) – A first round pick in 2011, Wong hit .335/.401/.510 in his 47-game debut at the Low-A level. During that … Continue reading

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2013 St. Louis Cardinals Top 15 Prospects

As if the Cardinals big league success wasn’t enough in recent years, they also own one of the most impressive collections of minor league talent in baseball. Their top prospect is an elite talent that could be a superstar at … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Cardinals 2012 Top 15 Prospects

St. Louis Cardinals 2012 Top 15 Prospects (2/16/12) A quick glance at last year’s list may look like I was slow to jump on the Oscar Taveras bandwagon. That’s not the case. I was a huge, huge fan last year, … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Jameson Taillon (RHP)

BLUF: Exceptional pitching prospect with huge FB-CB combo and massive upside. The Player: Jameson Taillon (RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates) – Taillon was the second overall pick in 2010 and did not debut until the 2011 season. With Low-A West Virginia, he … Continue reading

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2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Top 15 Prospects

In some respects the Pirates system is the envy of many organizations in baseball. With pitchers like Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon at the top and longer term pieces like Luis Heredia and Tyler Glasnow coming behind, the Pirates have … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Pirates 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Top 15 Prospects (2/10/12) In total, I don’t have too many major issues with what I produced for the Pirates last year. There were a couple of players I wish I could have seen the breakout coming … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Mitch Haniger (OF)

BLUF: Athleticism, power arm and power bat all fit in right field long term. The Player: Mitch Haniger (OF, Milwaukee Brewers) – Haniger was a supplemental round pick in 2012 after a successful career at Cal Poly. After being pushed … Continue reading

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2013 Milwaukee Brewers Top 15 Prospects

In a weird way, I actually enjoyed doing this year’s Brewers list. It’s still a modest system overall, but there were several players I liked that I wasn’t able to fit on this list. The top of the list is … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Brewers 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Milwaukee Brewers 2012 Top 15 Prospects (1/25/12) I really don’t have much beef with my 2012 Brewers list. Jed Bradley’s ranking in the number three spot looks poor in retrospect, but there was nothing at that time to hint that … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Ismael Guillon (LHP)

BLUF: Intriguing arm that relies heavily on a plus change-up and has number four starter potential. The Player: Ismael Guillon (LHP, Cincinnati Reds) – The Reds originally signed Guillon in 2008 for a low six-figure signing bonus but then voided … Continue reading

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