To help celebrate Major League Baseball’s opening day, it is time for another edition of Promising Prospects. All three of these guys are high upside prospects who are at least a year or two away from the majors. As we all know, the prospect game is extremely hit or miss, and guys like this are good examples of that. Even though all three have very good talent, I would be shocked if all of them end up being MLB regulars. Anyways, it is time for my profiles on Miguel Sano, Carlos Martinez, and Brandon Nimmo.
Miguel Sano 3B, MIN
Age: 19Bats: RThrows: R6’3, 195Highest Level: AMLB ETA: 2015-2016
Miguel Sano is the top rated prospect in the Minnesota Twins system, and is considered top 10 in all of baseball by most. He came up as a shortstop, but it now appears that his future is at third base. Sano has elite power, slugging 28 HRs and 28 doubles last season in A ball. His bat will be what carries him through the minors into the big leagues, but the rest of his game does need some work. ...