2012 Toronto Blue Jays Top 15 Prospect Rankings

By: J.P. Schwartz
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2012 Toronto Blue Jays 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 Toronto Blue Jays 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 Travis d’Arnaud C
Born: 2/10/1989
Highest Level Reached: Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats
2011 Combined Stats: .311, 33(2B), 1(3B), 21HR, 78RBI

#2 Jake Marisnick OF
Born: 3/30/1991
Highest Level Reached: Low-A Lansing Lugnuts
2011 Combined Stats: .320, 27(2B), 6(3B), 14HR, 77RBI, 37SB

#3 Drew Hutchison RHP
Born: 8/22/1990
Highest Level Reached: Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats
2011 Combined Stats: 14-5, 2.53ERA, 149.1IP, 35BB, 171K, .220BAA

#4 Daniel Norris LHP
Born: 4/25/1993
Highest Level Reached: Did Not Play In 2011
2011 Combined Stats: 2nd Round Pick In 2011 MLB Draft

#5 Anthony Gose OF
Born: 8/10/1990
Highest Level Reached: Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats
2011 Combined Stats: .253, 20(2B), 7(3B), 16HR, 56RBI, 70SB

#6 Justin Nicolino LHP
Born: 11/22/1991
Highest Level Reached: Low-A Lansing Lugnuts
2011 Combined Stats: 6-2, 1.33ERA, 61IP, 13BB, 73K, .181BAA

#7 Noah Syndergaard RHP
Born: 8/29/1992
Highest Level Reached: Low-A Lansing Lugnuts
2011 Combined Stats: 5-2, 1.83ERA, 59IP, 18BB, 68K, .211BAA

#8 Aaron Sanchez RHP
Born: 7/1/1992
Highest Level Reached: Short-A Vancouver Canadians
2011 Combined Stats: 3-3, 5.30ERA, 54.1IP, 26BB, 56K, .255BAA

#9 Deck McGuire RHP
Born: 6/23/1989
Highest Level Reached: Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats
2011 Combined Stats: 9-5, 3.02ERA, 125.1IP, 45BB, 124K, .232BAA

#10 Adonys Cardona RHP
Born: 1/16/1994
Highest Level Reached: Rookie League GCL Blue Jays
2011 Combined Stats: 1-3, 4.55ERA, 31.2IP, 12BB, 35K, .256BAA

#11 A.J. Jimenez C
Born: 5/1/1990
Highest Level Reached: High-A Dunedin Blue Jays
2011 Combined Stats: .303, 29(2B), 1(3B), 4HR, 52RBI, 11SB

#12 John Stilson RHP
Born: 7/28/1990
Highest Level Reached: Did Not Play In 2011
2011 Combined Stats: 3rd Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft

#13 Adeiny Hechavarria SS
Born: 4/15/1989
Highest Level Reached: Triple-A Las Vegas 51′s
2011 Combined Stats: .264, 28(2B), 8(3B), 8HR, 57RBI, 20SB

#14 Jacob Anderson OF
Born: 11/22/1992
Highest Level Reached: Rookie League GCL Blue Jays
2011 Combined Stats: .405 (15 hits in 37 at-bats), 2(2B), 2HR, 7RBI (Supplemental 1st Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

#15 Marcus Knecht OF
Born: 6/21/1990
Highest Level Reached: Low-A Lansing Lugnuts
2011 Combined Stats: .273, 34(2B), 3(3B), 16HR, 86RBI

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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