Tag Archives: Xander Bogaerts

2013 BPN Top 150 Prospects

It has been a long off-season but Opening Day is finally here and with it comes the release of the BPN Top 150 Prospects for 2013! As you peruse the rankings you may notice differences between the Top 150 and … Continue reading

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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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2013 Boston Red Sox Top 15 Prospects

While the Red Sox graduated Will Middlebrooks from the top of last year’s list and some high draft picks haven’t developed as expected, this list still offers plenty of intrigue and future potential. Highlighted by one of the next uber-prospects … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: I Was Wrong In 2012

Almost a year ago when I launched BPN, one of my goals was to hold myself accountable for things I write or opinions I hold. There’s a lot of prospect writing out there these days, and the anonymity of the … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Season All-Prospect Team: Carolina League

Several of the big name prospects on the Pre-Season All-Prospect Team didn’t spend long in the league or never materialized, leaving plenty of room for new names to jump onto the roster. The league wasn’t terribly deep this year but … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Season All-Prospect Team: Eastern League

The Eastern League may have started out with rosters a little thin, but that changed in a hurry as teams began promoting around mid-season. At the end of the season, the EL was loaded with prospects that have serious big-league … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Xander Bogaerts (SS)

BLUF: Offensive force with big power and an ultimate move to third base. The Player: Xander Bogaerts (SS, Boston Red Sox) – Signed by the Red Sox in 2009, he made his debut in the Dominican Summer League in 2010. … Continue reading

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The Lineup: 7/1/12

This is going to be a week of reader request scouting reports. The first three were pulled from some requests last week and I will continue to fill out the queue with the players all of you want to see. … Continue reading

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2012 Pre-Season All-Prospect Team: Carolina League

If you enjoy watching talent at the hot corner, then you should be making every effort to see lots of Carolina League games this year. There’s talent elsewhere on the diamond, but nothing that matches the impressive run of third … Continue reading

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Ranking Regrets: American League

Part of my mission here at BPN is to not only provide detailed scouting data on prospects, but to also be honest and transparent in that effort. In my history of scouting, analyzing and ranking prospects, there has never been … Continue reading

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