Tuesday, March 1, 2016

2016 Astros Consensus Top Prospect List

Nine players of the top 21 Astros consensus prospects from 2015 either graduated or were traded. Let's see who took their places.

A.J. Reed - May 2015
Photo by Jayne Hansen


Now that the last of the major prospect lists are out, let's see where the consensus shakes out. First the individual lists:

Baseball America Top 29*: From the 2016 Prospect Handbook published in January 2016

  1. 1B A.J. Reed
  2. RHP Francis Martes
  3. SS Alex Bregman
  4. OF Kyle Tucker
  5. OF Daz Cameron
  6. RHP Joe Musgrove
  7. RHP David Paulino
  8. 3B Colin Moran
  9. OF Derek Fisher
  10. RHP Michael Feliz
  11. RHP Albert Abreu
  12. OF Jon Kemmer
  13. 3B J.D. Davis
  14. 2B/OF Tony Kemp
  15. 3B/1B Tyler White
  16. RHP Jandel Gustave
  17. C Max Stassi
  18. RHP Riley Ferrell
  19. RHP Franklin Perez
  20. 3B Wander Franco
  21. OF Andrew Aplin
  22. OF Gilberto Celestino
  23. SS Miguelangel Sierra
  24. C Alfredo Gonzalez
  25. RHP James Hoyt
  26. 3B Matt Duffy
  27. IF Nolan Fontana
  28. LHP Mike Freeman
  29. LHP Reymin Guduan

*RHP Mark Appel and RHP Thomas Eshelman were in the handbook but were subsequently traded.

Baseball Prospectus Top 10: Posted 2/2/16

  1. SS Alex Bregman
  2. 1B A.J. Reed
  3. RHP Francis Martes
  4. OF Daz Cameron
  5. OF Kyle Tucker
  6. OF Derek Fisher
  7. 3B Colin Moran
  8. RHP Michael Feliz
  9. RHP David Paulino
  10. SS Miguelangel Sierra

Fangraphs Top 24: Posted 2/17/16

  1. 1B A.J. Reed
  2. SS Alex Bregman
  3. RHP Francis Martes
  4. OF Daz Cameron
  5. 3B Colin Moran
  6. 3B/1B Tyler White
  7. RHP Joe Musgrove
  8. OF Derek Fisher
  9. OF Kyle Tucker
  10. 3B J.D. Davis
  11. 2B/OF Tony Kemp
  12. RHP David Paulino
  13. SS Miguelangel Sierra
  14. RHP Michael Feliz
  15. RHP Riley Ferrell
  16. OF Jon Kemmer
  17. OF Teoscar Hernandez
  18. RHP Brady Rodgers
  19. OF Andrew Aplin
  20. RHP Akeem Bostick
  21. LHP Reymin Guduan
  22. IF Nolan Fontana
  23. RHP Chris Devenski
  24. OF Danry Vasquez

Minor League Ball Top 20: Posted 2/28/16

  1. SS Alex Bregman
  2. 1B A.J. Reed
  3. RHP Francis Martes
  4. OF Kyle Tucker
  5. RHP Joe Musgrove
  6. RHP Michael Feliz
  7. OF Daz Cameron
  8. 3B Colin Moran
  9. OF Derek Fisher
  10. RHP David Paulino
  11. 3B J.D. Davis
  12. RHP Franklin Perez
  13. 2B/OF Tony Kemp
  14. 3B/1B Tyler White
  15. RHP Albert Abreu
  16. 3B/1B Matt Duffy
  17. RHP Jandel Gustave
  18. RHP Akeem Bostick
  19. OF Teoscar Hernandez
  20. OF Gilberto Celestino

MLB Pipeline Top 30: Posted 3/1/16

  1. SS Alex Bregman
  2. 1B A.J. Reed
  3. RHP Francis Martes
  4. OF Kyle Tucker
  5. OF Daz Cameron
  6. 3B Colin Moran
  7. RHP David Paulino
  8. RHP Joe Musgrove
  9. OF Derek Fisher
  10. RHP Michael Feliz
  11. RHP Albert Abreu
  12. 3B J.D. Davis
  13. 3B/1B Tyler White
  14. 2B/OF Tony Kemp
  15. SS/2B Jonathan Arauz
  16. OF Gilberto Celestino
  17. OF Miguelangel Sierra
  18. RHP Franklin Perez
  19. RHP Jandel Gustave
  20. RHP Riley Ferrell
  21. OF Jon Kemmer
  22. RHP James Hoyt
  23. RHP Brendan McCurry
  24. RHP Chris Devenski
  25. C Alfredo Gonzalez
  26. OF Teoscar Hernandez
  27. 3B Matt Duffy
  28. OF Andrew Aplin
  29. RHP Akeem Bostick
  30. LHP Michael Freeman

Now for the Consensus Top 24 list. To make this list, a player needed to appear on three of the five lists above. I have averaged their rankings and here is how they stand. And we have a tie! (Actually, we have two of them.)

1. SS Alex Bregman
1. 1B A.J. Reed
3. RHP Francis Martes
4. OF Daz Cameron
5. OF Kyle Tucker
6. RHP Joe Musgrove
7. 3B Colin Moran
8. OF Derek Fisher
9. RHP David Paulino
10. RHP Michael Feliz
11. 3B J.D. Davis
12. 3B/1B Tyler White
13. RHP Albert Abreu
14. 2B/OF Tony Kemp
15. SS Miguelangel Sierra
16. OF Jon Kemmer
16. RHP Franklin Perez
18. RHP Jandel Gustave
19. RHP Riley Ferrell
20. OF Gilberto Celestino
21. OF Teoscar Hernandez
22. RHP Akeem Bostick
23. OF Andrew Aplin
24. 3B/1B Matt Duffy

Other players on at least two of the five lists include LHP Reymin Guduan, IF Nolan Fontana, RHP Chris Devenski, C Alfredo Gonzalez, RHP James Hoyt and LHP Mike Freeman. Those who appeared on one list include RHP Brady Rodgers, OF Danry Vasquez, C Max Stassi, 3B Wander Franco, SS/2B Jonathan Arauz and RHP Brandon McCurry.

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Who will the next round of top prospects be? Find out here!


1 comment:

  1. Thanks for doing this. I was contemplating doing it manually with a certain amount of dread when I saw that you did it already (thanks again). Did you consider including the Crawfish Boxes' list (http://www.crawfishboxes.com/2016/2/5/10925510/2016-top-30-astros-prospect-list/in/10664221)?

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