Top 10 Pitching Prospects

November 28, 2010

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

Rk. Name Notes Age Lvl Team Pos
1 Aroldis Chapman Upside is as a dominant No. 1; may end up in the pen 22.8 MLB CIN LHP
2 Matt Moore Made big strides w/ his changeup and command in 2010 21.5 A+ TB LHP
3 Shelby Miller Love his FB; CB and CH both may already be above-ave. 20.1 A STL RHP
4 Jarrod Parker Half tier below Strasburg, stuff-wise; health is a concern 22.0 AA ARI RHP
5 Randall Delgado Excellent command & movement; likely No. 3 or better 20.8 AA ATL RHP
6 Zach Britton Could be a No. 2 as soon as 2011; mechanics concern us 22.9 AAA BAL LHP
7 Jeremy Hellickson Plus CH & command; shoulder injury history is a concern 23.6 MLB TB RHP
8 Mike Minor Improved stuff from '09 to '10; No. 3 long-term, though? 22.9 MLB ATL LHP
9 Kyle Drabek Stuff to be a No. 2; injury history & command isn't great 23.0 MLB TOR RHP
10 Martin Perez Solid bet to rebound; stuff is there -- needs confidence 19.7 AA TEX LHP
HM: Manny Banuelos, Simon Castro, Matt Harvey, Casey Kelly, Jordan Lyles, Mike Montgomery  
  Michael Pineda, Tanner Scheppers Jamison Taillion, Julio Teheran and Zach Wheeler    
* Ages are as of 11/28/10        
** 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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Consider this list a polished but not final draft for our off-season rankings. We still plan on talking to more scouts and doing more research before finalizing our rankings on our 2011 Top 100 prospect list, which will be released in January of 2011.


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