2012 Boston Red Sox Consensus Top 28 Prospects

Introduction

I have created a cumulative prospect list for each team based on other (more knowledgeable) peoples’ lists. Each time a prospect appears on a list, he gets a number of points (21 minus his ranking). The prospect with the largest amount of points is ranked first. I will be posting each team once they have been completed by all of my sources. You can find a link to all of the other teams top prospects on the Team Prospects page. Clicking on the links below will take you to the team’s list on each respective site.

Lists with reports

Baseball America (scouting reports for subscribers)

Baseball Instinct

Baseball Prospect Nation

Bullpen Banter

Fangraphs (scouting reports for top 10)

John Sickels

Jonathan Mayo

Kevin Goldstein, Baseball Prospectus (scouting reports for top 11 for subscribers)

MLB Dirt

MLB Prospect Portal

Outside Corner

Perfect Game

Other lists

Beyond the Box Score

Keith Law, ESPN (Subscription required)

Top Prospect Alert

The List

Rank Player Total
1 Xander Bogaerts 307
2 Will Middlebrooks 300
3 Matt Barnes 268
4 Blake Swihart 250
5 Ryan Lavarnway 245
6 Anthony Ranaudo 229
7 Bryce Brentz 211
8 Garin Cecchini 200
9 Brandon Jacobs 181
10 Jackie Bradley Jr 144
11 Jose Iglesias 127
12 Henry Owens 126
13 Sean Coyle 65
14 Brandon Workman 50
15 Drake Britton 37
16 Felix Doubront 28
17 Williams Jerez 24
18 Kolbrin Vitek 23
19 Jose Vinicio 21
20 Noe Ramirez 19
21 Alex Wilson 14
22 Stolmy Pimentel 13
23 Lars Anderson 8
24 Junichi Tazawa 7
24 Oscar Tejeda 7
26 Christian Vazquez 3
27 Juan Carlos Linares 2
27 Cody Kukuk 2

Here is a spreadsheet that contains all of the Boston Red Sox team rankings in one place.
And this page links to all of the different team’s rankings from all of the sites.

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One Comment on “2012 Boston Red Sox Consensus Top 28 Prospects”

  1. [...] list that gives a ‘wisdom of the crowds’ ranking for the Red Sox farm system. It’s quite useful and [...]


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