Top 10 First Base Prospects

August 24, 2010

C / 1B / 2B / SS / 3B / OF / CF / P

Rk. Name Notes Age Lvl Team Pos Pos 2 Grade
1 Logan Morrison Likely graduate - 96 at-bats as of 8/24 23.0 MLB FLA 1B LF A
2 Freddie Freeman AAA dominance similar to his A ownage 21.0 AAA ATL 1B n/a A
3 Eric Hosmer Better vision, better hitter? 20.8 AA KC 1B n/a A-
4 Yonder Alonso Awesome 2nd half - power improvements 23.4 AAA CIN 1B n/a A-
5 Anthony Rizzo Steady K% improvement in AA 21.0 AA BOS 1B n/a A-
6 Brandon Belt Raise your hand if you saw this coming… 22.3 AA SF 1B OF A-
7 Jonathan Singleton 2-3 years away but could be worth the wait 18.9 A PHI 1B n/a B+
8 Chris Carter Big power, no glove, far from polished 23.7 MLB OAK 1B LF B+
9 Brett Wallace Likely graduate - 65 at-bats as of 8/24 24.0 MLB HOU 1B n/a B
10 Brandon Allen Good defender with power and patience 24.5 MLB ARI 1B LF B-
HM: Lars Anderson, Chris Marrero, Brandon Snyder, Neftali Soto and Mark Trumbo      
* Ages are as of 8/24/10              
** Lvl is the highest the player has reached            
*** Our rankings put a lot of weight into floor as well as ceiling            
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I decided to put together this list because I've seen every guy who's in the top 10 play. But it's still a bit rough. Our prospect analysts are going to do a lot more research on all of these guys this off-season -- and hopefully see some of them play again. We're just getting started.


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