TPA’s Top 10 Yankee Prospects


The long dormant Top Prospect Alert has posted their list of the Top 10 Yankee prospects. The top 6 or 7 make perfect sense, but it gets kinda sketchy after that. Check it out after the jump.

#1 Joba Chamberlain
(MLB) 2-0, 0.38ERA, 24IP, 6BB, 34K, .145BAA
(AAA) 1-0, 0.00ERA, 8IP, 1BB, 18K, .179BAA
(AA) 4-2, 3.35ERA, 40.1IP, 15BB, 66K, .218ERA
(High-A) 4-0, 2.03ERA, 40IP, 11BB, 51K, .181BAA

#2 Ian Kennedy
(MLB) 1-0, 1.89ERA, 19IP, 9BB, 15K, .191BAA
(AAA) 1-1, 2.08ERA, 34.2IP, 11BB, 34K, .205BAA
(AA) 5-1, 2.59ERA, 48.2IP, 17BB, 57K, .163BAA
(High-A) 6-1, 1.29ERA, 63IP, 22BB, 72K, .183BAA

#3 Jose Tabata
(High-A) 103G .307, 16(2B), 2(3B), 5HR, 54RBI, 33BB, 70K, 15SB

#4 Austin Jackson
(AAA) 1G .333, 1(2B), 2BB, 2K, 1SB
(High-A) 67G .345, 15(2B), 6(3B), 10HR, 34RBI, 22BB, 48K, 13SB
(Low-A) 60G .260, 16(2B), 1(3B), 3HR, 25RBI, 24BB, 59K, 19SB

#5 Dellin Betances
(Short-A) 1-2, 3.60ERA, 25IP, 17BB, 29K, .255BAA

#6 Humberto Sanchez
Injured Did Not Play In 2007

#7 Andrew Brackman
1st Round Pick; Did Not Play Pro Ball In 2007

#8 Chase Wright
(MLB) 2-0, 7.20ERA, 10IP, 6BB, 8K, .293BAA
(AAA) 8-3, 4.01ERA, 85.1IP, 42BB, 40K, .248BAA
(AA) 5-2, 3.62ERA, 59.2IP, 21BB, 41K, .249BAA

#9 Jeff Marquez
(AA) 15-9, 3.65ERA, 155.1IP, 44BB, 94K, .270BAA

#10 Brandon Laird
(Rk) 45G .339, 14(2B), 1(3B), 8HR, 29RBI, 6BB, 26K

Ummm, Alan Horne, anyone? What about Jesus Montero, can he get a little love? I dunno about you, but really like Brandon Laird – I think he’s a major sleeper, but 10th? Nah.

Categories : Minors


  1. E-ROC says:

    #8 Chase Wright and #9 Jeff Marquez? UGH!

  2. Ben K. says:

    Did they pull those names out of thin air?

  3. Alex says:

    laird: 45 games, 6 walks? ugh.

  4. scott says:

    Ok time to trade Chase Wright apparently his value is high. Who knew?

  5. Count Zero says:

    Chase and Laird are really, really stretching it.

  6. Bo says:

    chase wright ahead of horne?

  7. Al the Man says:

    This guy Brandon Laird looks like a beast. Alan Horne is the biggest shocker not on this list. Chase Wright??? You think we can show this to the Twins and get Santana? haha

  8. Nefarious Jackson says:

    Chase Wright? Laird? Brackman having played zero pro ball? No Horne is a joke, and I would have put Jario Heredia & Abe Almonte ahead of Wright & Laird(taking into account age, tools, ceilings, etc)

  9. Nefarious Jackson says:

    And Montero no lower than 7

  10. H-Man says:

    yeah that top ten was definitely a joke…. Humberto Sanchez cannot still be ranked that high after his injury, and brackman doesn’t figure to pitch competitively for another year…

  11. This ranking is pretty bad, 7-9.

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