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Monday, November 19, 2012

'Tis the Season... To Rate Prospects

With Thanksgiving just three days away, this is a week for cooking turkey, watching football and putting those Christmas lights on the abode.  However, more importantly, late November is the time when various publications(online and otherwise) regularly unveil their updated rankings of minor league prospects.  In case you get your fill of mashed potatoes this week, feel free to give your food a chance to digest while you check out what a few sources think about the Astros' prospects.

The '13 Prospects of Christmas by Jared Webb

Astros County Top 25(five at a time) by Bryan Trostel

astros.com- Top 20 by Jonathan Mayo

The Crawfish Boxes- Top 30 (includes a podcast detailing the selections and more)

Fan Graphs- Top 15

Baseball Prospectus- Top 10 (subscription is required to read the scouting reports on the 10)

Baseball America- Top 10 (Top 30 is included in the Prospect Handbook.)

Minor League Ball- Top 20 by John Sickels

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