2012 St. Louis Cardinals 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 Shelby Miller 300 4
2 Carlos Martinez 280 26
3 Oscar Taveras 264 51
4 Tyrell Jenkins 254 84
5 Kolten Wong 238 83
6 Zack Cox 223 104
7 Matt Adams 203 136
8 Trevor Rosenthal 173 125
9 Jordan Swagerty 148 168
10 Lance Lynn 126 177
11 Eduardo Sanchez 94 #N/A
12 Matt Carpenter 82 #N/A
13 Charlie Tilson 74 #N/A
14 Ryan Jackson 66 #N/A
15 Joe Kelly 59 #N/A
16 John Gast 50 #N/A
17 Maikel Cleto 36 #N/A
18 CJ McElroy 25 #N/A
19 Adrom Chambers 7 #N/A
20 Michael Blazek 6 #N/A
21 Robert Stock 5 #N/A
21 Seth Blair 5 #N/A
21 Cody Stanley 5 #N/A
24 Brandon Dickson 3 #N/A
24 Justin Wright 3 #N/A
26 Scott Gorgen 2 #N/A
26 Boone Whiting 2 #N/A
28 Tommy Pham 1 #N/A
28 Andres Serrano 1 #N/A

Here is a spreadsheet that contains all of the St. Louis Cardinals 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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