Tag Archives: Second Base

2013 BPN Top 10 Second Base Prospects

Unlike the other positional lists I have published this year, the second base rankings had very few graduates from 2012. Only Steve Lombardozzi (#7) graduated to the big leagues and four of the other players from last year’s list return … Continue reading

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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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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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Scouting Report: Angelo Gumbs (2B)

BLUF: Dynamic athlete with the potential to contribute significantly in every phase of the game. The Player: Angelo Gumbs (2B, New York Yankees) – The Yankees 2nd round pick in 2010, Gumbs hit .192 in just seven games after signing … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Starlin Rodriguez (2B)

BLUF: Tons of tools and very out of control, but highly intriguing keystone player. The Player: Starlin Rodriguez (2B, St. Louis Cardinals) – Originally signed by the Rays in July 2009, he was released just weeks later and signed with … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Eddie Rosario (2B)

BLUF: Bat gives star projection at second base and solid regular projection if on an outfield corner. The Player: Eddie Rosario (2B, Minnesota Twins) – Drafted by the Twins in the 4th round out of Puerto Rico in 2010 and … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Jedd Gyorko (3B/2B)

BLUF: Very good offensive potential should mask defensive shortcomings at either second or third. The Player: Jedd Gyorko (3B/2B, San Diego Padres) – Gyorko was a second round pick of the Padres in 2010 and even coming out of college, … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Delino DeShields (2B)

BLUF: Potential for three plus tools that can impact the game and make him an above-average to plus player. The Player: Delino DeShields (2B, Houston Astros) – Son of former big leaguer Delino DeShields and was drafted eighth overall by … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Carlos Sanchez (INF)

BLUF: Floor of a big league utility guy and ceiling of a solid, contact/defense-oriented second baseman. The Player: Carlos Sanchez (INF, Chicago White Sox) – Signed by the White Sox in 2009 and played 22 games for the DSL White … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Cory Spangenberg (2B)

BLUF: Above-average regular at second base with premium hitting ability and speed at the top of a lineup. The Player: Cory Spangenberg (2B, San Diego Padres) – Signed quickly after being drafted in the first round in 2011. Debuted with … Continue reading

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