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Devin Mesoraco, Billy Hamilton and Zack Cozart made the Baseball America Top 100 Prospect List.A few weeks ago we told you about ESPN’s Top 100 Prospects list and how the Reds fared. Today Baseball America released their Top 100 Prospects List which saw the Reds place 3 players. The Reds would have had 5 players however 2 of those players were traded away this offseason.
Here’s how they ranked:
16. Devin Mesoraco
48. Billy Hamilton
75. Zack Cozart
Yonder Alonso (33rd) and Yasmani Grandal (53rd) made the list as well.
Here is a list to Baseball America’s Top 100 Prospects List.
ESPN has Mesoraco listed 8th, but BA has him down at 16. What are your thoughts?
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With Jay Bruce 15 pounds lighter this year as he reported to camp, manager Dusty Baker expects the right fielder to make adjustments in his hitting approach.
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Baseball America released its list of the Top 100 Prospects for 2012 earlier this week. The 23rd annual publication is headlined by Nationals phenom Bryce Harper, but three Cincinnati Reds also made the cut. Here are the names of those players followed by the description BA gave them:
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