Kansas City Royals 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 Kansas City Royals organization.

Remember, a prospect must have fewer than 130 ABs or 50 IP in the Major Leagues to qualify.
(Stats through 7/28/2012)

1) Wil Myers – OF
Highest Level: AAA Omaha Storm Chasers
2012 Stats:
MILB: .305, 23(2B), 5(3B), 30HR, 80RBI, 6SB

2) Kyle Zimmer – P
Highest Level: Low-A Kane County Cougars
2012 Stats:
MILB: 1-1, 1.29ERA, 14IP, 0BB, 18K, .208BAA

3) Jake Odorizzi – P
Highest Level: AAA Omaha Storm Chasers
2012 Stats:
MILB: 11-3, 3.25ERA, 102.1IP, 33BB, 103K, .250BAA

4) Bubba Starling – OF
Highest Level: Rookie League Burlington Royals
2012 Stats:
MILB: .292, 4(2B), 2(3B), 4HR, 18RBI

5) Yordano Ventura – P
Highest Level: AA Northwest Arkansas Naturals
2012 Stats:
MILB: 3-7, 3.46ERA, 93.2IP, 36BB, 114K, .225BAA

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