Minor League Top 100 part 1 (yet again)

I introduced this prospect list over at Far From Port prior to my arrival here at Sodo Mojo. It’s based off my own thoughts and is my own creation. So basically if you disagree with it blame me not any of the other guys.

I live am stationed in Montgomery, Al. So I get the opportunity of seeing these guys come through the minor league system. I’ve seen guys such as Adam Moore, Alex Liddi, Nate Tenbrink, Carlos Triunfel, Matt Mangini, Nick Hill and Matthew Lawson all over my time here in Montgomery and I hope to see more this year.

I really created this in the effort that we (as a Mariner community) can follow prospects over the course of the year. The goal will be to update it over the course of the year. Giving us a map that we can all follow the success and failure of these young guys with a dream.

I’ll be releasing the next tier this Monday (2/14) and I hope to have the second half released sometime early March.

  Name Age Pos ACQUIRED Level
1 Michael Pineda 22 RHSP IFA (AAA)Tacoma
2 Dustin Ackley 22 2B (1) Draft 2009 (AAA)Tacoma
3 Nick Franklin 19 SS (1) Draft 2009 (AA) Jackson
4 Taijuan Walker 18 RHSP (1) Draft 2010 (low A) Clinton
5 Guillermo Pimentel 18 OF IFA (Short Season) Pulaski
6 Mauricio Robles 21 LHSP Trade (tigers) (AAA)Tacoma
7 Johermyn Chavez 22 OF Trade (blue jays) (AA) Jackson
8 Kyle Seager 23 INF (3) Draft 2009 (AA) Jackson
9 Alex Liddi 22 3B IFA (AAA)Tacoma
10 Dan Cortes 23 RHRP Trade (royals) Seattle Mariners
11 Blake Beavan 22 RHSP Trade (rangers) (AAA)Tacoma
12 Marcus Littlewood 18 SS (2) Draft 2010 (Short Season) Everett
13 James Jones 22 OF (4) Draft 2009 (A) High Desert
14 Ramon Morla 21 3B IFA (low A) Clinton
15 Josh Lueke 26 RHRP Trade (rangers) (AAA)Tacoma
16 Ji-Man Choi 19 C/1B IFA (low A) Clinton
17 Nate Tenbrink 24 LF/3B (7) Draft 2010 (AAA)Tacoma
18 Stephen Pryor 21 RHRP (5) Draft 2010 (A) High Desert
19 Greg Halman 23 OF IFA (AAA)Tacoma
20 Carlos Triunfel 20 SS/3B IFA (AA) Jackson
21 Rich Poythress 23 1B (2) Draft 2009 (AA) Jackson
22 Esteilon Peguero 17 SS IFA AZL Instructs
23 Vince Catricala 22 3B/1B (10) Draft 2009 (A) High Desert
24 Carlos Peguero 23 RF IFA (AA) Jackson
25 Jordan Shipers 18 LHSP (16) Draft 2010 AZL Instructs

Here is the minor league progression chart


(AAA) Tacoma
(AA) Jackson
(A) High Desert
(low A) Clinton
(Short Season) Everett
(Short Season) Pulaski
AZL Instructs

Topics: Alex Liddi, Blake Beavan, Carlos Peguero, Carlos Triunfel, Dan Cortes, Dustin Ackley, Esteilon Peguero, Greg Halman, Guillermo Pimentel, James Jones, Ji-Man Choi, Johermyn Chavez, Jordan Shipers, Josh Lueke, Kyle Seager, Marcus Littlewood, Mauricio Robles, Michael Pineda, Nate Tenbrink, Nick Franklin, Ramon Morla, Rich Poythress, Stephen Pryor, Taijuan Walker, Vince Catricala

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  • http://www.sodomojo.com Brett Miller

    Pitchers are just too volatile for me. I’d rank Ackley over him just because, as a position player, he’s less of a risk. Being a pretty sure thing like Ackley is means a lot in my mind.

    • Harrison Crow

      I don’t entirely disagree with you, and seeing Ackley’s AFL production was absolutely jaw dropping.

      But, Pineda’s ceiling is in my opinion huge. Albeit his stock is volatile with past arm issues and the way he ended last year. I still just can’t get over what he could bring to this rotation.

  • http://Retired maqman

    Interesting how many Z brought in. He doesn’t get them all right but he’s a pretty good talent evaluator, or evaluator of talent evaluators.

    • Harrison Crow

      Yeah, crazy right? 1/3 of the top 15 were acquired via trades. That’s exciting.