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The 2017 Cincinnati Reds Top 10 Prospects

Announcement: Described by Michael Salfino of The Wall Street Journal and Yahoo! Sports as “an insightful and often contrarian viewpoint to prospect rankings,” The 2017 Prospect Digest Handbook is now on sale! Check it out here!  ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   1. Nick Senzel, 3B                                           Born: 06/29/95 Age: 22 Bats: R Top CALs: Lewis Brinson, Anthony Hatch, Brian Goodwin,…

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The 2016 Cincinnati Reds Top 10 Prospects

Announcement: After peaking as the #3 book among all baseball books on Amazon last year, my new book, The 2016 Prospect Digest Handbook, is on sale! Check it out here! And for those wondering what CALs are, here’s an article on the Comparison And Likeness program I designed. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   1. Jesse Winker, LF/RF                                      Born: 08/17/93 Age: 22…

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2014 Cincinnati Reds Top 10 Prospects

After a long delay – something measured in the months, not days –  I have a bit of an announcement to make: I will be publishing the first ever Prospect Digest Annual sometime late January/early February. The Prospect Digest Annual will feature each organization’s Top 30 Prospects, ranking the farm systems, and several additional articles….

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Cincinnati Reds Top MiLB Tools

With the minor league season officially wrapped up, it’s time to look back at the each organization’s top tools. Note: only everyday players with 250+ plate appearances, starting pitchers with 80+ innings, and relievers with 40+ innings were considered. For more Top MiLB Tools click here. Cincinnati Reds Top Prospects for 2013 [pullquote] Hit Tool:…

An Early Look at the 2013 NL Rookie of the Year

As I previously noted, the American League rookie class is razor thing. And the eventual winner – Tampa Bay outfielder Wil Myers – has yet to accumulate 60 big league games. The NL, on the other hand, is far deeper and heavy on the pitching side. So, here’s a look at the top 10 rookies…

College Draft Profile: Trevor Williams

  Trevor Williams, RHP, Arizona State University Class: Junior; Height: 6-3; Weight: 228 Updated: 06/03/13 After two dominant, sub 2.00-ERA seasons, Williams’ production — or maybe luck; he’s sporting a .352 BABIP — has finally taken a turn for the worse. Coming off of an impressive freshman year as reliever (35 K, four BB and…

College Draft Profile: Alex Gonzalez

Alex Gonzalez, RHP, Oral Roberts Class: Junior; Height: 6-3; Weight: 200 Updated: 06/02/13 Gonzalez was a fairly highly touted high school hurler prior to coming to Oral Roberts. And as freshman, the young right-hander missed some bats (8.5 K/9), showed a pretty good feel for the strike zone (3.66 BB/9), and chewed up a decent…