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Baseball America on Wednesday released its top 10 Florida Marlins prospects for the 2012 season. No surprise former first round pick Christian Yelich claimed the top spot after helping low-Class A Greensboro win the South Atlantic League championship two months ago.
As expected, most of the organization’s high end prospects are in the lower levels. Three other players from that Grasshoppers’ squad cracked the top 10: outfielder Marcell Ozuna (2), catcher J.T. Realmuto (5) and second baseman Noah Perio (8).
Third baseman Matt Dominguez, who made his major league debut in September, dropped from No. 1 to No. 4 on the list. Dominguez currently is playing in the Arizona Fall League. Through 15 games with the Surprise Saguaros, Dominguez is batting .200 (12-for-60) with a double, three homers, 13 RBI and a .635 on-base plus slugging percentage.
Dominguez along with Saguaros teammate and fellow ex-first rounder Kyle Skipworth will take part in Saturday’s AFL’s Rising Stars Game. Skipworth...
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