C Tucker Barnhart
LHP Tony Cingrani
RHP Drew Cisco
UT Todd Frazier
UT Brodie Greene
SS Didi Gregorius
LHP Ismael Guillon
OF Ryan LaMarre
RHP Kyle Lotzkar
1B Donald Lutz
OF Denis Phipps
2B Henry Rodriguez
3B Gabriel Rosa
OF Dave Sappelt
RHP Pedro Villarreal
other (please list below)
I think Amir Garrett is worthy of mention with the other names up there, but I don't see him getting a decent amount of votes any time soon. He'll be added reasonably soon, but I'm doubtful on the next poll.
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Odd that I have Sappelt as No. 8 on my personal list, but I still can't vote for him at No. 12. Because I had Frazier at No. 7.
I disagree a bit with lollipop about Frazier's defense at third. I recall thinking it looked pretty solid, much like his work in left field.
Anyway, it's encouraging that, headed into the teens, we're talking about two guys who could be significant contributors as soon as next year.
And we haven't even discussed the guy (Barnhart) who, in one rating (if I recall correctly) was ranked as the best defensive catcher in the minor leagues. With a .344 OBP in Dayton at age 20.
As I review the list, Reds really are deep in prospects. Not sure they have many über prospects, but their twentieth guy is likely to be better than most teams' twentieth guy.
Guys like Henry Rodriguez not even getting votes as yet. Juan Duran barely making the voting list at this point. Very deep group.
Hope Walt figures out what to do with them all.
Last edited by Kc61; 11-20-2011 at 06:23 PM.
Garrett, on the other hand, has loads of potential. Sure, he's only got one plus pitch as of right now, but he's still a kid and has plenty of time and enough athleticism to develop his other stuff. With the right coaching, he'll have better stuff all around. I think Cingrani is better thanks to what he's shown, but only slightly. And I'll be voting for him a lot sooner than a guy like Villarreal.
I am with you on Garrett over Villarreal. Garrett is my #25 guy. I just think its base on a lot of dreams of what he could be one day.