2012 Houston Astros Consensus Top 29 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.

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 Jonathan Singleton 291 41
2 George Springer 282 60
3 Jarred Cosart 279 64
4 Jonathan Villar 245 168
5 Domingo Santana 225 #N/A
6 Paul Clemens 213 #N/A
7 Brett Oberholtzer 204 #N/A
8 Delino DeShields 197 #N/A
9 Mike Foltynewicz 144 #N/A
10 Telvin Nash 117 #N/A
11 Adrian Houser 105 #N/A
12 Jack Armstrong 83 #N/A
13 Ariel Ovando 81 #N/A
14 Austin Wates 57 #N/A
15 Kyle Weiland 40 #N/A
16 Jordan Scott 29 #N/A
17 Jiovanni Mier 24 #N/A
18 Tanner Bushue 21 #N/A
19 Juan Abreu 20 #N/A
20 Chase Davidson 19 #N/A
21 Nick Tropeano 14 #N/A
22 Ross Seaton 13 #N/A
23 Jake Buchanan 8 #N/A
24 Mike Kvasnicka 7 #N/A
25 J.B. Shuck 6 #N/A
25 Brandon Meredith 6 #N/A
27 Josh Zeid 3 #N/A
28 Vince Velasquez 2 #N/A
29 Chris Wallace 0 #N/A

Here is a spreadsheet that contains all of the Houston Astros 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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