The guys over at Baseball America posted their midseason list of the top 25 prospects in baseball, and Jesus Montero comes in at number three behind only Jason Heyward of the Braves and Mike Stanton of the Marlins. In their subscriber only supplement, they note that Montero could have ranked number one if his defense was better. Two other catchers – Buster Posey and Carlos Santana – make the top ten.
Austin Jackson was included in the “Next 25” section, but we’re not quite sure where he’d exactly rank. Either way, it’s tremendous honor for both players.