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The Updated Top 131 Prospect Rankings | FanGraphs Baseball

Ronald Acuna is number 1.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 11, 2018 at 06:28 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. The Duke Posted: June 11, 2018 at 08:53 PM (#5689966)
Is that 14 braves out of 131? Thats pretty impressive
   2. cardsfanboy Posted: June 11, 2018 at 09:00 PM (#5689971)
Cardinals have only three on the list, and one of them was signed today.
   3. Walt Davis Posted: June 11, 2018 at 10:25 PM (#5690038)
Isn't Acuna past the rookie threshold? Wow, Acuna has 4 cousins and one uncle who've played in MLB. I had no idea all those Escobars were related. Or are they using a broad definition of "cousin"?

Hou with 2 in the top 10 is probably pretty happy.
   4. Steve Balboni's Personal Trainer Posted: June 11, 2018 at 11:40 PM (#5690075)
Red Sox fans: Hope you are cool with what you've got right now, because there is very, very little coming to the bigs anytime soon, and not much in the farm system to trade at the deadline.

The only Boston prospect on the list is an honorable mention who is out for the year: Jason Groome.

That said, the Red Sox have graduated an awful lot of talent in the last several years (Betts, Bradley, Benintendi, Bogaerts, Devers, Vazquez, Swihart, ERod, Lin etc.) and used other assets to get big talent (Kopech and Moncada for Sale; Espinoza for Pomeranz; Margot and Guerra for Kimbrel; etc.) The cupboard probably should be bare right now...
   5. CraigK Posted: June 12, 2018 at 08:31 PM (#5690829)
Mariners fans: whats a prospect lol
   6. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: June 12, 2018 at 08:37 PM (#5690832)
FanGraphs editorial meeting:

"Let's rank a bunch of prospects. Maybe, say, 130."

"Nah, that's not enough. Let's really be thorough."

"How about 132?"

"Whoah, whoah. Dial it back a little."

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