Saturday, March 9, 2013

Marc Hulet Ranks His Top 15 Yankee Prospects

Marc Hulet has been plowing through his yearly organizational top 15 prospects post series over at FanGraphs, and somehow I missed him unveiling his top 15 for the Yankee system on Wednesday.  You can check out the list, with detailed scouting reports from Hulet on each player, right here.

It was the usual suspects in Hulet's top 5: Williams, Sanchez, Heathcott, Austin, Campos in that order.  Hulet is also high on Angelo Gumbs and Brett Marshall (6th and 7th respectively), had ManBan outside his top 10 (11th), and didn't have Rafael DePaula ranked in his top 15 at all.  Personally, I like that he had Austin Romine ranked as high as he did at 13.  Romine has missed a lot of time, but still has plus defensive skills and a great opportunity in front of him this season.  And a ceiling as a catcher hitting .270 with double digit HR in the Majors is nothing to be taken for granted, especially with what the Yanks are looking at this year from their other catchers.

P.S.- If you haven't already, now would be a great time to check out the 2012-2013 AB4AR Top 30.

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