Atlanta Braves 2012 Mid-Season Top 5 Prospect Rankings

By: J.P. Schwartz
@Jaypers413

As we are now halfway into the season and the signing deadline for 2012 draft picks has passed, here is my revised list of top 5 prospects in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Remember, a prospect must have fewer than 130 ABs or 50 IP in the Major Leagues to qualify.

1) Andrelton Simmons
Highest Level: MLB Atlanta Braves
2012 Stats:
MLB: .296, 7(2B), 1(3B), 3HR, 15RBI
MILB: .292, 9(2B), 2(3B), 3HR, 21RBI, 10SB

2) Julio Teheran
Highest Level: MLB Atlanta Braves
2012 Stats:
MLB: 0-0, 8.31ERA, 4.1IP, 1BB, 5K, .235BAA
MILB: 6-5, 4.96ERA, 81.2IP, 30BB, 58K, .283BAA

3) Luis Merejo
Highest Level: Rookie League GCL Braves
2012 Stats:
MILB: 0-2, 3.45ERA, 28.2IP, 3BB, 35K, .234BAA

4) Sean Gilmartin
Highest Level: AA Mississippi Braves
2012 Stats:
MILB: 5-7, 3.47ERA, 109IP, 25BB, 81K, .244BAA

5) Christian Bethancourt
Highest Level: AA Mississippi Braves
2012 Stats:
MILB: .241, 3(2B), 1(3B), 0HR, 17RBI

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