Top 10 Prospect List

June 14, 2011
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Rk   Player   Pos   Comments   Age   Org   Lvl   Pre.
1   Bryce Harper (eBay)   RF   Easily leads all minor league teenagers in wOBA with an eye-popping .422   18.7   WAS   A   1 ↔
2   Mike Trout (eBay)   CF   He's broken out as a power hitter this year, also on pace for career-high BB%   19.9   LAA   AA   2 ↔
3   Manny Machado (eBay)   SS   Missed most of May due to injury (knee); hasn't done much in 7 games back   18.9   BAL   A   3 ↔
4   Shelby Miller (eBay)   RHP   Pitching in Double-A in his 2nd full season and blowing away the competition   20.7   STL   AA   6 ↑
5   Jameson Taillon (eBay)   RHP   Elite command, especially for a hard-throwing teenager (2 BB in last 36.0 IP)   19.6   PIT   A   7 ↑
6   Matt Moore (eBay)   LHP   Talked to a scout who said he's easily the best SP prospect he's seen this year   22.0   TB   AA   12 ↑
7   Danny Duffy (eBay)   LHP   He has room to sharpen his command, but he'll be just fine going forward   22.5   KC   MLB   13 ↑
8   Jesus Montero (eBay)   C   Something's wrong; on pace to hit 9 HR this season after hitting 21 last year   21.5   NYY   AAA   5 ↓
9   Martin Perez (eBay)   LHP   Fresh off an outing where he gave up 12 hits, but only 4 BB in his last 24.2 IP   20.2   TEX   AA   14 ↑
10   Jurickson Profar (eBay)   SS   May someday surface as an all-star shortstop if he can keep hitting for power   18.3   TEX   A   20 ↑
HM: Dustin Ackley, Brandon Belt, Zach Lee, Wil Myers, Neil Ramirez, Wilin Rosario, Tyler Skaggs, Julio Teheran and Zack Wheeler    
Graduated: Eric Hosmer (4), Zach Britton (11), Michael Pineda (18) and Domonic Brown (24).                
* Ages are as of 6/14/11; Lvl is the highest the player has reached; Our rankings put a lot of weight into floor as well as ceiling        
** Players with more than 50 innings pitched in the big leagues or 130 at-bats are not eligible for this list                
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