Found July 18, 2012 on Fangraphs:
Brian Goodwin, OF, Washington Nationals Current Level: A 2012 Top 15 Prospects Ranking: 5th Current Value: Value Up The 34th overall pick of the 2011 draft, Goodwin signed for $3 million out of a Miami junior college. He’ll turn 22 in late 2012 so it’s a little surprising that he’s still in low-A...
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