Baseball America has released its annual list of the top 100 prospects in Minor League Baseball. The top 100 includes several players with Kentucky connections. I’ve listed them below but also check out the links to the full BA list and explanations of the rankings at the bottom of the post.
Baseball America Top 100 Prospects
- LHP Aroldis Chapman — 2010 Louisville Bats — No. 7
- LHP Matt Moore — 2009 Bowling Green Hot Rods — No. 15
- RHP Jordan Lyles — 2009 Lexington Legends — No. 42
- 2B Jason Kipnis — Former UK outfielder — No. 54
- 3B Zack Cox — Pleasure Ridge Park HS — No. 63
- 1B Yonder Alonso — 2010 Louisville Bats — No. 73
- Prospects 1-20
- Prospects 21-40
- Prospects 41-60
- Prospects 61-80
- Prospects 81-100
- BA writers break down some of the debates involved in the rankings, including ones centered around Kipnis and Moore. (subscription required)
- BA staffers will chat about the rankings beginning at noon.