2012 San Diego Padres Consensus Top 30 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.

Three of the lists were not updated to account for the Yonder Alonso and Yasmani Grandal acquisitions. In order to account for this, I found each prospect’s average ranking from the rest of the lists and ranked him there on the three lists that missed him. One list did not include the Anthony Rizzo trade. I simply deleted him from the list and then re-ranked everyone else below him on that list. The points are still added up in the same way as before.

I included another column to the table named “Con. Rank,” which is the consensus overall ranking of each prospect, as compiled by me.

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

Outside Corner

Perfect Game

Other lists

Keith Law, ESPN (Subscription required)

MLB Prospect Portal

Top Prospect Alert

The List

Rank Player Total Con. Rank
1 Yonder Alonso 275 48
2 Rymer Liriano 268 63
2 Yasmani Grandal 268 49
4 Casey Kelly 242 67
5 Jedd Gyorko 234 77
6 Robbie Erlin 218 78
7 Cory Spangenberg 200 102
8 Joe Ross 178 116
9 Joe Wieland 164 101
10 Keyvius Sampson 159 121
10 Austin Hedges 159 171
12 Jaff Decker 110 161
13 James Darnell 80 119
14 Reymond Fuentes 68 #N/A
15 Brad Boxberger 49 #N/A
16 Donavan Tate 39 #N/A
17 Adys Portillo 12 #N/A
18 Juan Oramas 11 #N/A
19 Jace Peterson 10 #N/A
20 Edinson Rincon 9 #N/A
21 Blake Tekotte 6 #N/A
21 Jonathan Galvez 6 #N/A
21 Mike Kelly 6 #N/A
21 Anthony Bass 6 #N/A
25 John Barbato 4 #N/A
26 Matt Lollis 2 #N/A
27 Vince Belnome 0 #N/A
28 Brad Brach 0 #N/A
29 Matt Andriese 0 #N/A
30 Miles Mikolas 0 #N/A

Here is a spreadsheet that contains all of the San Diego Padres 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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