Sean takes a look at how some Nats prospects are doing this season - 39 to be exact.Read More
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The Nationals have some good prospects. Sean Hogan wrote about them. You should come read about them.Read More
There isn’t a true consensus in the industry about where the Nats’ farm system ranks (some say upper tier, others say middle-of-the-pack), but there is little debate over who the top five prospects in the system are: RHP Lucas Giolito, SS Trea Turner, OF Victor Robles, RHP Erick Fedde, and RHP Reynaldo Lopez. Wilmer Difo makes an appearance amongst those names here and there, but the five aforementioned players have also earned the distinction of being ranked amongst the top 100 prospects in baseball by at least two of the major four publications who have released their rankings to date (Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, ESPN, and MLB.com).Read More
The year 2012 has been pretty awesome for the Washington Nationals at the major league level, but there were quite a few disappointments amongst their good prospects. Due to the trading of four top-15 prospects in the Gio Gonzalez deal and having Bryce Harper, Steve Lombardozzi and Tyler Moore graduate to the big leagues, the Nats’ top prospect list looks much weaker than it did in December.
A true draft analysis cannot take place until at least a few years after the draft has taken place. It also goes further than the top 5 rounds. This list is neither; instead, I've written this up as a snapshot of my post-draft reactions to the Nationals' rivals in the NL East and where I believe they'll end up. The top 5 rounds is an arbitrary selection (5 rounds sounds better than 6, I didn't have the time to do 10 rounds, etc.) so here goes!