Top 25 Catching Prospects

Top 25 Catching Prospects

I apologize job obligations temporarily halted my posting, but I’ll start writing something at least once per week.  For the next few weeks, we will provide a position-by-position analysis of the top prospects in baseball.  I will start with catcher, and while omissions are a possibility, here is how I  would rank the top 25 catching prospects in baseball.

1.      Jesus Montero—Yankees
2.      Wil Myers—Royals
3.      Wilin Rosario—Rockies
4.      Gary Sanchez—Yankees
5.      Yasmani Grandal—Reds
6.      Hank Conger—Angels
7.      Wilson Ramos—Nationals
8.      Austin Romine—Yankees
9.      Tony Sanchez—Pirates
10.  Devin Mesorasco—Reds
11.  JP Arencebia—Blue Jays
12.  Travis D’Arnaud—Blue Jays
13.  Carlos Perez—Blue Jays
14.  Justin O’Connor—Rays
15.  Derek Norris—Nationals
16.  Max Stassi—Athletics
17.  Christian Bethancourt—Braves
18.  Sebastian Valle—Phillies
19.  Kellan Deglan—Rangers
20.  Luke Bailey—Rays
21.  Kyle Skipworth—Marlins
22.  Ryan Lavarnway—Red Sox
23.  Tyler Flowers—White Sox
24.  Micah Gibbs—Cubs
25.  Bryan Holaday—Tigers

Future players: Blake Swihart (Ohio HS), Nick Delmonico (Tennessee HS), Jeff Bandy (Univ. of Ariz.), Austin Maddox (2012 draft…Univ. of Florida).