Originally written on Reds Minor Leagues  |  Last updated 2/7/13
Jonathan Mayo released his Top 20 Reds Prospects list yesterday afternoon. It is, interesting? There are three players in the top 10 who didn’t make my own Top 20 and two of whom didn’t even make my own top 25. Tony Cingrani is the second ranked prospect. I could listen to why one could rank him that highly. I don’t agree with it, but I could see where someone could say it and make a decent argument for it. But here is where it gets confusing. Cingrani is rated as a 50/50 guy. Meaning that he is a 50 player now and a 50 player in the future. The three pitchers ranked directly behind him are all rated as 50/60 players, meaning 50 now and 60 in the future.  While I would certainly argue that a guy like Travieso is no way a 50 now, that is what his scouting report on MLB.com says. So, how is it that Cingrani is ranked ahead of those guys given the grades they are all given? Jesse Winker finds himself on the outside of the Top 10. In his scouting report it wonders about just how much po...
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