2012 Baltimore Orioles Top 15 Prospect Rankings

By: J.P. Schwartz
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2012 Baltimore Orioles Top 15 Prospect Rankings

Every year at this time I like to rank each team’s top prospects. My criteria is based upon both past performance and future potential to his parent team. This is my ranking of the 2012 Baltimore Orioles Top Prospects.

To qualify, a prospect must have fewer than 130 at-bats or 50 innings in MLB

#1 Dylan Bundy RHP
Born: 11/15/1992
Highest Level Reached: 1st Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft
2011 Combined Stats: Did Not Play In 2011

#2 Manny Machado SS
Born: 7/6/1992
Highest Level Reached: High-A Frederick Keys
2011 Combined Stats: .257, 20(2B), 5(3B), 11HR, 50RBI, 11SB

#3 Jonathan Schoop 3B
Born: 10/16/1991
Highest Level Reached: High-A Frederick Keys
2011 Combined Stats: .290, 24(2B), 5(3B), 13HR, 71RBI, 12SB

#4 Jason Esposito 3B
Born: 7/19/1990
Highest Level Reached: 2nd Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft
2011 Combined Stats: Did Not Play In 2011

#5 Nicky Delmonico C/3B
Born: 7/12/1992
Highest Level Reached: 6th Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft
2011 Combined Stats: Did Not Play In 2011

#6 L.J. Hoes 2B
Born: 3/5/1990
Highest Level Reached: Double-A Bowie Baysox
2011 Combined Stats: .285, 24(2B), 1(3B), 9HR, 71RBI, 20SB

#7 Eduardo Rodriguez LHP
Born: 4/7/1993
Highest Level Reached: Short-A Aberdeen Ironbirds
2011 Combined Stats: 1-1, 2.22ERA, 48.2IP, 18BB, 50K, .193BAA

#8 Xavier Avery OF
Born: 1/1/1990
Highest Level Reached: Double-A Bowie Baysox
2011 Combined Stats: .259, 31(2B), 2(3B), 4HR, 26RBI, 36SB

#9 Parker Bridwell RHP
Born: 8/2/1991
Highest Level Reached: Low-A Delmarva Shorebirds
2011 Combined Stats: 2-8, 5.26ERA, 75.1IP, 35BB, 70K, .271BAA

#10 Johnny Ruettiger OF
Born: 9/21/1989
Highest Level Reached: 8th Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft
2011 Combined Stats: Did Not Play In 2011

#11 Glynn Davis OF
Born: 12/7/1991
Highest Level Reached: High-A Frederick Keys
2011 Combined Stats: .284, 16(2B), 2HR, 16RBI, 24SB

#12 Bobby Bundy RHP
Born: 1/13/1990
Highest Level Reached: Double-A Bowie Baysox
2011 Combined Stats: 12-8, 3.51ERA, 136IP, 42BB, 113K, .247BAA

#13 Kyle Simon RHP
Born: 8/18/1990
Highest Level Reached: Low-A Delmarva Shorebirds
2011 Combined Stats: 1-2, 2.16ERA, 1SV, 16.2IP, 5BB, 9K, .161BAA

#14 Roderick Bernadina OF
Born: 8/10/1992
Highest Level Reached: Rookie League GCL Orioles
2011 Combined Stats: .239, 14(2B), 3(3B), 4HR, 28RBI

#15 Mike Wright RHP
Born: 1/3/1990
Highest Level Reached: Low-A Delmarva Shorebirds
2011 Combined Stats: 3-2, 5.72ERA, 45.2IP, 10BB, 42K, .279BAA

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