Baseball America’s Top 100 ProspectsBy
Baseball America posted their list of the Top 100 Prospects in all of baseball today, with Yanks’ wunderkind Jesus Montero coming at number four overall. Jason Heyward of the Braves topped the list, and was followed by Stephen Strasburg and Mike Stanton. Brian Matusz of the Orioles came in right behind Montero at number five. Montero is third different Yankee prospect to be considered one of the four best prospects in the game within the last four years, joining Phil Hughes (2007) and Joba Chamberlain (2008).
Austin Romine was the only other Yankee prospect to make the list, coming in at number 86, one spot ahead of Boston’s Lars Anderson. Old friends Arodys Vizcaino and Austin Jackson checked in a numbers 69 and 76, respectively.