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Yankees Prospect Ranking

by James Vlietstra

September 28, 2022

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The minor league baseball season is just about wrapping up for the year. After a slow start, several Yankees prospects have come on and have put together a very impressive season. There was a lot of turnover, but many of their top players excelled and were even promoted late in the season.

I put together a ranking several months ago that was well received, so I am doing it again. This list is purely objective. I give a point scale that goes to 80, based on six factors: Age, proximity to the majors, ceiling, position, pedigree, and this years production.

I will give a short demonstration on the point scale using recently prospect graduate Clarke Schmidt as the example.

Age 2/10

Proximity to the majors 10/10

Ceiling 14/20

Position 12/20

Pedigree 10/10

Last year’s production 8/10

Total is a 56 out of a possible 80. This would rank him in their top 10 prospects. Not bad for a former first round pick that has spent much of the season on the Major League roster.

So here are the Yankees top prospects going into the 2022-23 offseason:

70+

Anthony Volpe

60+

Jasson Dominguez

Oswald Peraza

Austin Wells

Spencer Jones

Roderick Arias

50+

Oswaldo Cabrera (will lose prospect status with 10 more at bats)

Brock Selvidge

Trey Sweeney

Everson Pereira

Justin Lange

Will Warren

40+

Matt Krook

Agustin Ramirez

Josh Breaux

Sean Hermann

Jesus Rodriguez

Keiner Delgado

Yoendrys Gomez

Tyrone Yulie

Hans Montero

Tyler Hardman

Trystan Vrieling

Drew Thorpe

Clayton Beeter

Antonio Gomez

Matt Sauer

Jhony Brito

Richard Fitts

Anthony Seigler

Fidel Montero

Luis Serma

Willy Montero

Alexander Vargas

Deivi Garcia

Mitch Spence

Sean Boyle

Randy Vasquez

Andres Chaparro

Ron Marinaccio (9 innings away from graduating, possibly did with service time)

Edgar Barclay

Osiel Rodriguez

Juan Carela

Josue Panacual

30+

Anthony Hall

Abraham Ramirez

Ben Cowles

Greg Weissert

Brandon Lockridge

Harold Cortijo

Carson Coleman

Ryder Green

Madison Santos

Luis Gil (service time on 60-day IL)

Marcos Cabrera

Brendan Beck

Montana Semmel

Alfred Vega

Elijah Dunham

Nick Ernst

Grant Richardson

Stephen Ridings (service time on 60 day IL)

Michael Beltre

TJ Rumsfield

Here are some of the recently traded prospects from the Yankees system

Graduated

Roansy Contreras

Diego Castillo

Glenn Otto

Josh Smith

Ezequiel Duran

JP Sears

50+

Ken Waldichuk

TJ Sikkema

Hayden Wesneski

40+

Kevin Alcantara

Donny Sands

Luis Medina

Frank German

Miguel Yajure

Beck Way

Canaan Smith

Trevor Hauver

Cooper Bowman

Elvis Peguero

30+

Janson Junk

Josh Stowers

Maikol Escotto

Chandler Champlain

Alexander Vizcaino

Keegan Curtis

Antonio Cabello

4 comentarios


Robert Malchman
Robert Malchman
29 sept 2022

If Cabrera is a "50," then the Yankees should dominate for the next decade. He's proved himself to be an honest-to-goodness major leaguer, and a potential All-Star. I have real questions about your metrics if you're grading him below six other prospects given how he's already performed in the Majors.

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fuster
29 sept 2022
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it's a little early for fully informed claims of possibly all-star futures for Cabrera.


he's looked good and as though he belongs in the major leagues

as a fine utility player


there is very little question concerning the widely-held opinion that the Yankees have a bunch of more talented prospects....


.... at least 4 of the 6 mentioned among them.

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