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  • RHP Alejandro Chacin

    3 7.89%
  • RHP Jonathan Correa

    0 0%
  • RHP Vaughn Covington

    0 0%
  • 1B/OF Danny Dorn

    1 2.63%
  • LHP Ismael Guillon

    4 10.53%
  • LHP Blaine Howell

    0 0%
  • OF Felix Perez

    1 2.63%
  • UT Cody Puckett

    1 2.63%
  • RHP Josh Ravin

    8 21.05%
  • RHP Dan Renken

    6 15.79%
  • OF/1B Bill Rhinehart

    1 2.63%
  • SS Miguel Rojas

    0 0%
  • RHP Sal Romano

    5 13.16%
  • LHP Clayton Tanner

    1 2.63%
  • RHP Dan Tuttle

    6 15.79%
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    1 2.63%
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Thread: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

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    Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

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    #2 SS Billy Hamilton
    #3 SS Zack Cozart
    #4 RHP Dan Corcino
    #5 RHP Robert Stephenson
    #6 1B Neftali Soto
    #7 OF Yorman Rodriguez
    #8 UT Todd Frazier
    #9 SS Didi Gregorius
    #10 2B Henry Rodriguez
    #11 LHP Tony Cingrani
    #12 OF Juan Duran
    #13 RHP Kyle Lotzkar
    #14 3B Gabriel Rosa
    #15 C Tucker Barnhart
    #16 3B David Vidal
    #17 RHP J.C. Sulbaran
    #18 OF Ryan LaMarre
    #19 1B Donald Lutz
    #20 OF Denis Phipps
    #21 RHP Tim Crabbe
    #22 RHP Andrew Brackman
    #23 LHP Amir Garrett
    #24 UT Brodie Greene
    #25 LHP Donnie Joseph
    #26 1B/3B Sean Buckley
    #27 3B Junior Arias
    #28 RHP Josh Smith
    #29 2B Ryan Wright
    #30 RHP Drew Cisco
    #31 OF Kyle Waldrop
    #32 RHP Pedro Villarreal
    #33 RHP Josh Judy
    #34 RHP Nick Christiani
    #35 RHP Drew Hayes
    #36 IF Juan Perez
    #37 LHP Chris Manno
    #38 IF Chris Valaika

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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    Still backing the Josh Ravin train. I will take a 94-95 MPH fastball and a good breaking ball that also comes with on again-off again control over what anyone else left has. He goes through stretches where he throws plenty of strikes. That means he can figure it out. I will take my chances with that kind of upside.

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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    I'm torn between . . .

    1. Chacin. As an 18-year-old last year in the AZL, he was practically impeccable: 22 IP, 12 H, 0 HR, 7 BB, 34 K, 1.23 ERA, 0.864 WHIP. This followed a nearly-as-good first year in the VSL. He's one of those guys whose performance apparently outstrips the stuff. I'm the kind, though, who buys into performance until it goes away.

    2. Renken. His overall numbers last year, splitting time between Dayton and Bakersfield, were good, not great. The impressive thing was the handful of absolutely dominant games he put up. There was a 5-game stretch in July and August that included a six-inning, no-hit stint and 28.1 IP all told with 12 hits and 30 K. There was another game in which he struck out 14 in six innings. For the year, he fanned 165 in 143.1 IP. He's said to have average stuff but an odd, deceptive delivery. He's 22 and was drafted in the 25th round, 2010.

    3. Puckett. The best thing he has going for him are his career .802 OPS and .467 slugging pct. He split last season between second base--his main position until then--and left field, which he's evidently headed to. For a fairly small guy, he's had consistent power over the years. Last year, he started off very hot, appearing to be one of the organization's top hitters. But he tailed off considerably, which is why, at age 24, he's in the scrum at #39.
    Last edited by mace; 03-02-2012 at 08:07 PM.

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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    Still with Puckett, then Ravin, then Renken.

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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    Not sure anyone cares, but, fwiw, here goes:

    Guys not in my top 40 already voted in:

    Junior Arias #27 not done enough and defense is iffy
    Kyle Lotzkar #13 too many injuries
    Jonathon Perez #36 no full season experience
    Chris Valaika #38, below average in all areas

    Guys in my top 40 still on the board:

    Dan Renken #17
    Ismael Guillon #25
    Mitchell Clarke #30
    Blaine Howell #31
    Clay Shunick #36
    Jonathon Correa or whatever his name is #39
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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    Going Guillon again, he's young, lefthanded, and I like his upside.
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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    Quote Originally Posted by mth123 View Post
    Not sure anyone cares, but, fwiw, here goes:

    Guys not in my top 40 already voted in:

    Junior Arias #27 not done enough and defense is iffy
    Kyle Lotzkar #13 too many injuries
    Jonathon Perez #36 no full season experience
    Chris Valaika #38, below average in all areas

    Guys in my top 40 still on the board:

    Dan Renken #17
    Ismael Guillon #25
    Mitchell Clarke #30
    Blaine Howell #31
    Clay Shunick #36
    Jonathon Correa or whatever his name is #39
    Mitchell Clarke seems like a good call whom we've mostly overlooked. (Kind of weird, though, that he's a left-handed pitcher who bats right-handed.)

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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    Who'd you have in mind, texasdave?

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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    I still really like Sal Romano. He's got a great arm at a young age (a young 18), and has already been clocked at 94 MPH. Got a lot of positive reviews from coaches. Signed over slot. Amazing high school numbers. I like that potential much more than hoping for a breakout from the remaining guys.

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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    Since I don't have any access to the tools these particular prospects possess, I am going strictly on numbers. The Pioneer League's cumulative ERA was a shade over 5. Radhames Quezada, who wasn't overly old for the league, had an ERA of about 1.25 runs less than that. He also had a K/9 of 10, a BB/9 of just 2.2 and a K/BB of 4.58. Those seem like solid peripherals to me. And I like the name. =)
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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    Quezada also turned in a FIP in the low 2s. During Billings broadcasts they say his fastball hits mid 90s. I have high hopes for this guy.

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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    Quezada has a good arm on him. I can't wait to see him this season.

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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    I'm short on time and won't be able to start the next poll until tomorrow. If anyone's in a hurry, feel free to go for it. Otherwise, we'll fall back a bit. Sorry.

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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    Quote Originally Posted by The DARK View Post
    I still really like Sal Romano. He's got a great arm at a young age (a young 18), and has already been clocked at 94 MPH. Got a lot of positive reviews from coaches. Signed over slot. Amazing high school numbers. I like that potential much more than hoping for a breakout from the remaining guys.
    I'm voting for him, but I worry about Corky Miller catching him at some point. I'm not sure the world needs a Corky/Romano battery.

    Besides that, didn't Sal Romano used to be on Mad Men?

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    Re: Who is Redszone's #39 prospect?

    Quote Originally Posted by tixe View Post
    I'm voting for him, but I worry about Corky Miller catching him at some point. I'm not sure the world needs a Corky/Romano battery.

    Besides that, didn't Sal Romano used to be on Mad Men?
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