2012 San Francisco Giants Top 15 Prospect Rankings

By: J.P. Schwartz
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2012 San Francisco Giants 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 San Francisco Giants 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 Gary Brown OF
Born: 9/28/1988
Highest Level Reached: High-A San Jose Giants
2011 Combined Stats: .336, 34(2B), 13(3B), 14HR, 80RBI, 53SB

#2 Eric Surkamp LHP
Born: 7/16/1987
Highest Level Reached: MLB San Francisco Giants
2011 Combined Stats: MINORS: 11-4, 1.94ERA, 148.1IP, 45BB, 170K, .212BAA
MAJORS: 2-2, 5.74ERA, 26.2IP, 17BB, 13K, .311BAA

#3 Joe Panik SS
Born: 10/30/1990
Highest Level Reached: Short-A Salem Keizer Volcanoes
2011 Combined Stats: .341, 10(2B), 3(3B), 6HR, 54RBI, 13SB (1st Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

#4 Andrew Susac C
Born: 3/22/1990
Highest Level Reached: 2nd Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft
2011 Combined Stats: Did Not Play In 2011

#5 Ricky Oropesa 1B
Born: 12/15/1989
Highest Level Reached: 3rd Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft
2011 Combined Stats: Did Not Play In 2011

#6 Clayton Blackburn RHP
Born: 1/6/1993
Highest Level Reached: Rookie League AZL Giants
2011 Combined Stats: 3-1, 1.08ERA, 33.1IP, 3BB, 30K, .140BAA (16th Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

#7 Tommy Joseph C
Born: 7/16/1991
Highest Level Reached: High-A San Jose Giants
2011 Combined Stats: .270, 33(2B), 2(3B), 22HR, 95RBI

#8 Kendry Flores RHP
Born: 11/24/1991
Highest Level Reached: Short-A Salem Keizer Volcanoes
2011 Combined Stats: 4-3, 5.06ERA, 48IP, 14BB, 47K, .304BAA

#9 Jesus Galindo OF
Born: 8/23/1990
Highest Level Reached: Short-A Salem Keizer Volcanoes
2011 Combined Stats: .276, 9(2B), 3(3B), 2HR, 20RBI, 47SB

#10 Heath Hembree RHP
Born: 1/13/1989
Highest Level Reached: Double-A Richmond Flying Squirrels
2011 Combined Stats: 1-1, 1.86ERA, 38 Saves, 53.1IP, 25BB, 78K, .188BAA

#11 Kyle Crick RHP
Born: 10/30/1992
Highest Level Reached: Rookie League AZL Giants
2011 Combined Stats: 1-0, 6.43ERA, 7IP, 8BB, 8K, .321BAA (Supplemental 1st Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

#12 Chris Dominguez 3B
Born: 11/22/1986
Highest Level Reached: Double-A Richmond Flying Squirrels
2011 Combined Stats: .266, 32(2B), 3(2B), 18HR, 85RBI, 9SB

#13 Josh Osich LHP
Born: 9/3/1988
Highest Level Reached: 6th Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft
2011 Combined Stats: Did Not Play In 2011

#14 Bryce Bandilla LHP
Born: 1/17/1990
Highest Level Reached: 4th Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft
2011 Combined Stats: Did Not Play In 2011

#15 Chris Marlowe RHP
Born: 10/26/1989
Highest Level Reached: Rookie League AZL Giants
2011 Combined Stats: 1-0, 0.00ERA, 3IP, 1BB, 5K, .231BAA (5th Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

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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