Jump to content

Providing independent coverage of the Minnesota Twins.
Subscribe to Twins Daily Email

The Forums

Article: BREAKING: Twins to Sign Versatile Marwin Gonzalez

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:21 AM
The new Twins front office is making a name for itself with late-offseason (er, early spring training) free agency splashes. This time ar...

Non-Twins Off-season news, tidbits and transactions

Other Baseball Today, 12:52 AM
We had a thread for items around the baseball world that were worth sharing but not worth a thread of their own. Now that the 2018 season...

Article: Your Dad Weighing Options For Mispronouncing Mar...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:25 PM
Minnesota's alleged interest in free agent utility man Marwin Gonzalez has sparked speculation on his potential place on the Twins’ 25-ma...

Article: Musical Chairs In The Bullpen

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:06 AM
New Twins manager Rocco Baldelli has been as vague as he can be about his plans for the bullpen, so we can only make the most general sta...

With Marwin on board, dangle Rosie for controllable pitch...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 10:28 PM
I threw this out on Twitter today....       Eddie Rosario could bring back some much needed pitching.   Could G...

Photo

Top prospects - MLB included

Posted by mikelink45 , 10 July 2018 · 1,041 views

twins redwings kernels prospects berrios
Top prospects - MLB included Okay it is mid season and we are getting a reshuffle of prospects and their ratings. Which makes me wonder - what if the ratings include the players already in the major leagues?

For example - if all the starting pitchers were put in one pot and we said who has the most potential for the next five years - I would certainly keep Berrios at number 1, but who is number 2? I take Romero. Then I think I would go back to the minors and then Brusdar Graterol. Is it time for someone on the MLB team? I think I would lean to Gibson and then Gonsalves. That is my top five. Who should you invest in?

For the Bullpen - I am thinking of five years so we have to drop Rodney - I would drop Belisle if it was five days. So who are the top ranked prospects? Hildenberger has solidified his position. Who is next? Give me Tyler Jay, John Curtiss, Nick Anderson, Andrew Vasquez, and Busenitz. The vets are low on the list.

Positions
C
Rortvedt
Garver
very poor list

1B/DH
Sano
Rooker

2B
Nick Gordon
Wander Javier

SS
Royce Lewis
Jorge Polanco

3B
Eduardo Escobar
Travis Blankenship

OF
Byron Buxton
Eddie Rosario
Alex Kiriloff
Akil Baddoo
LaMonte Wade
Jack Cave

List them anyway you want - but by position, this is my Twins of the near future top prospects.

  • jun and DocBauer like this