We are proud to announce The San Diego Padres Top 30 Prospects for 2012. Peter Friberg has been studying minor league and amateur baseball players for nearly 10 years and has been writing about Padres minor leaguers for approximately eight. Peter has compiled his top 30 prospects in the Padres system for 2012, we are now into the top 10, continuing with #1 Robert Erlin. It should be noted that this list was complied before the trade of Mat Latos. An updated list will be posted next week, with the additions of players acquired by the Padres.
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2011 San Diego Padres Top 30 Prospects
1. Robert Erlin, LHP, 6'0" 175, Born: Oct. 8, 1990Good: Erlin is a short-ish lefty with elite stuff. He profiles as high as a #2-3 starter. He has above average velocity (for a lefty) and pitches in the 90’s while topping out at 93-94. He has dominated throughout his minor league career. He is as close to a “sure thing” as the P...