2013 Oakland Athletics 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.

You can also view the 2012 Oakland Athletics prospect list.

Lists

Baseball America

Baseball Prospect Nation

Baseball Prospectus

Bullpen Banter

Fangraphs

Keith Law (ESPN Insider)

Minor League Ball (John Sickels)

Major League Baseball (Jonathan Mayo)

MLB Prospect Portal

Razzball

Prospect 361

The List

The “Change” column describes how the prospect’s status changed from 2012. A positive number means the prospect moved up in the list, while a negative number means he moved down. A prospect’s name is green if he is new to the organization this year.

Rank Player Total Change
1 Addison Russell 218 1st Rd Draft
2 Dan Straily 201 30
2 Michael Choice 201 0
4 Sonny Gray 182 0
5 Grant Green 171 1
6 Miles Head 161 21
7 Daniel Robertson 138 Comp A Draft
8 Renato Nunez 120 9
9 Matt Olson 105 Comp A Draft
10 Nolan Sanburn 97 2nd Rd Draft
11 Chris Bostick 49
12 Raul Alcantara 42 1
13 Michael Taylor 38 -4
14 B.J. Boyd 25 4th Rd Draft
15 Vicmal De La Cruz 22 -5
16 Ian Krol 20 6
17 Michael Ynoa 16
18 B.A. Vollmuth 14 0
19 Bobby Crocker 10 4
19 Dave Freitas 10 Kurt Suzuki trade
21 Arnold Leon 9
21 Pedro Figueroa 9
23 Aaron Shipman 8 -8
24 Bruce Maxwell 6 2nd Rd Draft
24 Shane Peterson 6
26 Beau Taylor 4
26 Drew Granier 4
28 Blake Hassebrock 2 1
29 Jefry Marte 1 Collin Cowgill trade

Here is a spreadsheet that contains all of the 2013 Oakland Athletics prospect rankings in one place.

2012 Prospects Not on 2013 List

Graduated:
Jarrod Parker, #1
Derek Norris, #7
Tom Milone, #13
Josh Donaldson, #19
A.J. Griffin, #26
Ryan Cook, #29

Traded:
A.J. Cole, #3 – to the Nationals in the Michael Morse trade
Brad Peacock, #5 – to the Astros in the Jed Lowrie trade
Chris Carter, #8 - to the Astros in the Jed Lowrie trade
Collin Cowgill, #10 – to the Mets for Jefry Marte
Yordy Cabrera, #12 – to the Marlins in the Heath Bell trade
Max Stassi, #16 - to the Astros in the Jed Lowrie trade

Dropped Off:
Stephen Parker, #20
Jermaine Mitchell, #21
Fautino De Los Santos, #23
Nick Rickles, #25
Dusty Robinson, #27
Seong-Min Kim, #31
Chih Fang Pan, #32

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