Tag Archives: Shortstop

2013 Top 10 Shortstop Prospects

The minor leagues are bursting with excellent shortstop prospects and none better than Jurickson Profar who returns to the same perch he held in last year’s Top 10. The 2012 draft added a couple of precocious talents to the rankings … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Dawel Lugo (SS)

BLUF: Raw talent with gobs of impact offensive potential. The Player: Dawel Lugo (SS, Toronto Blue Jays) – The Blue Jays gave Lugo $1.3 million as one of the highest paid signings of the 2011 international signing period. He debuted … Continue reading

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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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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: Adieny Hechavarria (SS)

BLUF: Excellent defender that is big-league ready and should play every day in Miami. The Player: Adieny Hechavarria (SS, Miami Marlins) – Hechavarria was traded to the Marlins as part of the Jose Reyes blockbuster early in the off-season. He … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Corey Seager (SS)

BLUF: Good feel for the game at a young age with excellent tools across the board; lots of potential. The Player: Corey Seager (SS, Los Angeles Dodgers) – The younger brother of the Mariners Kyle Seager, Corey was the Dodgers … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Junior Lake (SS)

BLUF: Crazy tools but lacks the polish to translate them on the field and may never realize potential. The Player: Junior Lake (SS, Chicago Cubs) – Debuting in the Dominican Summer League in 2007, the then 17-year old Lake hit … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Jason Martinson (SS)

BLUF: Nice player with good effort, some speed and pop, and potential for defensive versatility. The Player: Jason Martinson (SS, Washington Nationals) – The Nationals fifth round pick in 2010 out of Texas State, Martinson hit .241/.346/.344 in his debut … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Chris Owings (SS)

BLUF: True shortstop with pop that needs to tame approach and make more contact. The Player: Chris Owings (SS, Arizona Diamondbacks) – Arizona popped Owings in the supplemental first round in 2009 and he debuted as a 17-year old in … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Ronny Rodriguez (SS)

BLUF: Rare player at SS position with tons of tools but a huge gap between present and future. The Player: Ronny Rodriguez (SS, Cleveland Indians) – Signed by the Indians in 2010 out of the Dominican Republic and debuted at … Continue reading

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