2012 Miami Marlins Top 15 Prospect Rankings

By: J.P. Schwartz
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2012 Miami Marlins 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 Miami Marlins Top Prospects. If you have any questions about my rankings, feel free to shoot me a message on twitter @Jaypers413

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

#1 Christian Yelich OF
Born: 12/5/1991
Highest Level Reached: Low-A Greensboro Grasshoppers
2011 Combined Stats: .312, 32(2B), 1(3B), 15HR, 77RBI, 32SB

#2 Matt Dominguez 3B
Born: 8/28/1989
Highest Level Reached: MLB Florida Marlins
2011 Combined Stats: MINORS: .249, 18(2B), 1(3B), 12HR, 55RBI
MAJORS: .244, 4(2B), 2RBI (11 hits in 45 at-bats)

#3 Marcell Ozuna OF
Born: 11/12/1990
Highest Level Reached: Low-A Greensboro Grasshoppers
2011 Combined Stats: .266, 28(2B), 5(3B), 23HR, 71RBI, 17SB

#4 Jose Fernandez RHP
Born: 7/31/1992
Highest Level Reached: Short-A Jamestown Jammers
2011 Combined Stats: 0-1, 10.38ERA, 4.1IP, 4BB, 7K, .278BAA (1st Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

#5 Chad James LHP
Born: 1/23/1991
Highest Level Reached: High-A Jupiter Hammerheads
2011 Combined Stats: 5-15, 3.80ERA, 149.1IP, 51BB, 124K, .294BAA

#6 Charlie Lowell LHP
Born: 10/25/1990
Highest Level Reached: Short-A Jamestown Jammers
2011 Combined Stats: 0-1, 16.20ERA, 3.1IP, 4BB, 6K, .357BAA (6th Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

#7 Mason Hope RHP
Born: 6/27/1992
Highest Level Reached: Rookie League GCL Marlins
2011 Combined Stats: 2-0, 3.29ERA, 27.1IP, 7BB, 31K, .237BAA (5th Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

#8 Rob Rasmussen LHP
Born: 4/2/1989
Highest Level Reached: High-A Jupiter Hammerheads
2011 Combined Stats: 12-10, 3.64ERA, 148.1IP, 71BB, 118K, .254BAA

#9 Adam Conley LHP
Born: 5/24/1990
Highest Level Reached: Rookie League GCL Marlins
2011 Combined Stats: 0-0, 0.00ERA, 2IP, 0BB, 2K, .143BAA (2nd Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

#10 Noah Perio SS
Born: 11/14/1991
Highest Level Reached: Low-A Greensboro Grasshoppers
2011 Combined Stats: .295, 30(2B), 3(3B), 6HR, 52RBI, 15SB

#11 Jacob Realmuto C
Born: 3/18/1991
Highest Level Reached: Low-A Greensboro Grasshoppers
2011 Combined Stats: .287, 16(2B), 3(3B), 12HR, 49RBI, 13SB

#12 Jesus Solorzano OF
Born: 8/8/1990
Highest Level Reached: Rookie League GCL Marlins
2011 Combined Stats: .299, 13(2B), 4(3B), 3HR, 31RBI, 18SB

#13 Ryan Rieger 1B
Born: 8/10/1990
Highest Level Reached: Rookie League GCL Marlins
2011 Combined Stats: .600, 1(2B), 3RBI (6 hits in 10 at-bats) (7th Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

#14 Austin Brice RHP
Born: 6/19/1992
Highest Level Reached: Rookie League GCL Marlins
2011 Combined Stats: 6-0, 2.96ERA, 48.2IP, 33BB, 55K, .189BAA

#15 Jose Urena RHP
Born: 9/12/1991
Highest Level Reached: Short-A Jamestown Jammers
2011 Combined Stats: 4-7, 4.33ERA, 72.2IP, 29BB, 48K, .264BAA

Disclaimer – I did not attend any minor league games this year, nor do I claim to have any scouting experience. These lists are the product of my own research of statistics and online scouting reports.

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