St Louis Cardinals 2012 Mid-Season Top 5 Prospect Rankings

By: J.P. Schwartz

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 St Louis Cardinals organization.

Remember, a prospect must have fewer than 130 ABs or 50 IP in the Major Leagues to qualify.
(Stats through 7/31/2012)

1) Oscar Taveras – OF
Highest Level: AA Springfield Cardinals
2012 Stats:
MILB: .323, 28(2B), 6(3B), 19HR, 77RBI

2) Shelby Miller – P
Highest Level: AAA Memphis Redbirds
2012 Stats:
MILB: 6-9, 5.44ERA, 99.1IP, 46BB, 107K, .279BAA

3) Carlos Martinez – P
Highest Level: AA Springfield Cardinals
2012 Stats:
MILB: 4-5, 2.79ERA, 77.1IP, 22BB, 68K, .228BAA

4) Michael Wacha – P
Highest Level: High-A Palm Beach Cardinals
2012 Stats:
MILB: 0-0, 1.29ERA, 7IP, 0BB, 12K, .167BAA

5) Tyrell Jenkins – P
Highest Level: Low-A Quad Cities River Bandits
2012 Stats:
MILB: 2-4, 5.81ERA, 66.2IP, 33BB, 64K, .268BAA

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