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Eight Mets On Sickels Top 200 Prospects

John Sickels of SB Nation’s Minor League Ball released his list of the Top 200 prospects, and as can be expected with the depth of the farm system, there were several Mets named to the list: #5 SS Amed Rosario 2016 Level: St. Lucie & Binghamton 2016 Stats: 120 G, 479 AB, 65 R, 155 H, 24 2B, 13 3B, 5 HR, 71 RBI, 19 SB, .324/.374/.459 Sickels’ Grade: A/A- MMN Rank: #1 #59 RHP...
Via MetsMinor.net
9 days ago

Sickels drops Reds Top 20

Usual suspects are above the Hit Shed John Sickels published his Reds Top 20 Prospects list this afternoon, and you can read the whole thing here. There are few surprises. The Reds have a depth-heavy system with few true stars. Sickels rates Senzel a B+/A- sort of guy. Amir Garrett and Jesse Winker follow him with B+ grades. The biggest shock, for me, is that Shed Long is at #5...
Via Red Reporter
22 days ago

John Sickels releases Marlins top 20 prospects for 2017

Spoiler: It’s not pretty The Fish of the future are not off to a hot start in 2017. Earlier this afternoon, John Sickels (of Down on the Farm fame and more recently of minorleagueball.com) released his Top 20 Prospects for the Marlins heading into the season. His projections highlight an issue that we all know is lurking in the farm system: The Marlins lack prospect depth. It...
Via Fish Stripes
27 days ago

Sickels Top 20 Mets Prospects: Nimmo Stock Tumbles, Becerra and Lindsay On The Rise

John Sickels of Minor League Ball ranked the top twenty Mets prospects yesterday. While the system isn’t quite as strong after calling up top prospects like Michael Conforto and Noah Syndergaard, the Mets still have a solid amount of quality and depth in the farm and a lot of exciting players on the way. Here is how Sickels stacks up the top ten: Steven Matz, LHP - A great...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

The Fringe Five: Baseball’s Most Compelling Fringe Prospects

Note: this edition of the Five contains new restrictions regarding eligibility for inclusion. Any player is excluded from eligibility whose name has appeared among the midseason prospect lists of Baseball America, Keith Law, or John Sickels. The Fringe Five is a weekly regular-season exercise, introduced a couple years ago by the present author, wherein that […]
Via Fangraphs
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Making Sense of Ozhaino Albies’ Awesome Pro Debut

Lead prospect analyst Kiley McDaniel turned some heads when he ranked Ozhaino Albies — a 5-foot-9, 17-year-old shortstop — as the top prospect in the Atlanta Braves minor league system. Albies was on the prospect radar prior to Kiley’s ranking, but slotted much lower on most organizational prospect lists this winter. Keith Law, John Sickels, Baseball America, and Baseball...
Via Fangraphs
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals place eight in Sickels’ 2014 top 150

Normally each spring, John Sickels of minorleagueball.com is one of the major talent raters to publish cross-organization and team-specific prospect lists. Due to some health problems, Sickels delayed his national top 150 list a bit in 2014, just publishing it on May 1. The rumored decline of the St. Louis Cardinals’ system has been exaggerated. With a “fair share” for the...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

John Sickels releases his Top 20 list for the Mets farm

John Sickels of Minor League Ball released yesterday his Top 20 Mets Prospects list, found here.  There are few surprises up top, though he seems to be more bullish on Brandon Nimmo and Gavin Cecchini than some. Perhaps the most controversial ranking on the list is Steven Matz at number 14, who Sickels ranks as a C+.  I would have imagined Matz being a B-, but considering the level...
Via Mets360.com
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Sickels: Syndergaard Leads Mets Top 20

John Sickels of Minor League Ball just released his Mets Top 20 Prospects for 2014. As expected, Syndergaard has the top spot and was the only player to get a grade of A-. Here are his Top 20 with comments for the first five players. You check out the full article and commentary for all players by clicking here.  Noah Syndergaard, RHP, Grade A-: Borderline A. I love Syndergaard...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Alert: Sickels Releases Cubs Top 20

One of the best things about the offseason is the releases of annual prospect rankings, and today comes another one as John Sickels of Minor League Ball released his Cubs Top 20 (21) rankings, complete with prospect grades and a look at a few outsiders looking in. Dabynsky previously took a look at Sickels grading scale and predicted where prospects would fall over at our Chicago...
Via World Series Dreaming
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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