Oakland Athletics 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 Oakland Athletics organization.

Remember, a prospect must have fewer than 130 ABs or 50 IP in the Major Leagues to qualify.
(Stats through 7/30/2012)

1) Dan Straily – P
Highest Level: AAA Sacramento River Cats
2012 Stats:
MILB: 8-6, 2.60ERA, 138.1IP, 37BB, 175K, .197BAA

2) A.J. Griffin – P
Highest Level: MLB Oakland Athletics
2012 Stats:
MLB: 3-0, 2.51ERA, 43IP, 10BB, 35K, .204BAA
MILB: 6-3, 2.66ERA, 94.2IP, 14BB, 84K, .208BAA

3) Brad Peacock – P
Highest Level: AAA Sacramento River Cats
2012 Stats:
MILB: 8-7, 6.17ERA, 108IP, 50BB, 113K, .287BAA

4) Addison Russell – SS
Highest Level: Rookie League AZL Athletics
2012 Stats:
MILB: .416, 4(2B), 4(3B), 6HR, 27RBI, 9SB

5) Michael Choice – OF
Highest Level: AA Midland RockHounds
2012 Stats:
MILB: .287, 15(2B), 2(3B), 10HR, 58RBI

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