Re: Reds Top Prospects - August 2011 Edition
I'd argue, at this point in time, Neftali Soto is under-ranked. His combination of youth, power, and hit tool put him in the 280/330/570 range as a 1B. (Think Paul Konerko at his ceiling and Carlos Lee as most likely.) If he can find a way to double his BB total, he has a chance to go all the way up to an A level prospect. He has time.
Almost everyone here knows my opinion on Torreyes as well. He's proven to be a monster so far in his career. The glove is legitimate, his arm is accurate, and he doesn't give away ABs. Ever. At this point, the only reason he's not an A prospect (IMO) is that too many prospect mavens think inside the same box, i.e., size matters a great deal.
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