Top Prospects

  • Matt Moore Is The Unanimous Choice As Top Prospect

    Matt Moore Is The Unanimous Choice As Top Prospect

    February 21, 2012 at 11:26 am 1 comment

    It is time for our annual Meta-Analysis of the Rays top prospects. In the science community, a meta-analysis is what we do when we take the work of a bunch of other people, tease the data a little, draw some conclusions that nobody had noticed before, and then pawn it off […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Extending Price, CC’s Start, And Manny’s New Home

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Extending Price, CC’s Start, And Manny’s New Home

    February 16, 2012 at 8:58 am 1 comment

    David Price on Joe Maddon’s extension (via Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times): “Joe is a players’ manager and I love playing for him…I’m happy he got an extension. My turn.” We used to think the Rays missed the boat on this one. But after seeing what David Price […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] The One Where We Discuss Prospects, Trading Niemann, And Butch With The Bucs

    [HAPPY HOUR] The One Where We Discuss Prospects, Trading Niemann, And Butch With The Bucs

    February 10, 2012 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

    Off-Season (click image for random Wikipedia page) Here are a few leftover links to get your weekend started… In addition to the six Rays on ESPN.com’s list of the top 100 prospects, they also released the Rays Top 10 prospects list. Matt Moore Hak-Ju Lee Chris Archer Enny Romero Mikie […]

     
  • Six Rays Among ESPN.com’s Top 100 Prospects

    Six Rays Among ESPN.com’s Top 100 Prospects

    February 9, 2012 at 3:11 pm 8 comments

    The Rays placed six prospects among ESPN.com’s top 100 prospects for 2012. Leading the way is Matt Moore, who is third, trailing only Mike Trout of the Angels and Bryce Harper of the Nationals. Last season, the Rays had eight players on the list. Jeremy Hellickson, Desmond Jennings, and Jake […]

     
  • Matt Moore Is MLB.com’s Top Prospect; Six Rays In Top 100

    Matt Moore Is MLB.com’s Top Prospect; Six Rays In Top 100

    January 26, 2012 at 8:30 am 6 comments

    Matt Moore is the top prospect in baseball according to MLB.com. And overall, the Rays are well-represented on the first top prospects list of the year, with six players total. Joining Moore on the list are Hak-Ju Lee (46), Chris Archer (74), Tim Beckham (92), Mike Mahtook (96) Taylor Guerrieri […]

     
  • Baseball America Releases Their List Of The Top 10 Rays Prospects

    December 21, 2011 at 2:25 pm 16 comments

    Matt Moore is the Rays top prospect

     
  • Rays Have 4 Of Top 35 Prospects

    April 20, 2011 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Most of you are familiar with our “Rays Prospects Meta-Analysis.” Well, over at Business Insider I did the same thing for all of the top prospects in Major League Baseball. In the overall ranking, Jeremy Hellickson is the fifth best prospect in baseball. He is joined by Matt Moore (15), […]

     
  • 2011 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis

    2011 Tampa Bay Rays Top Prospects Meta-Analysis

    February 22, 2011 at 11:30 am 6 comments

    It is time for our annual Meta-Analysis of the Rays top prospects. In the science community, a meta-analysis is what we do when we don’t want to do any work ourselves and instead want to take the work of a bunch of other people, tease the data a little, draw some […]

     
  • Hellickson Tops Baseball Prospectus’ List Of Top Rays Prospects

    February 22, 2011 at 8:30 am 1 comment

    Finally we get Baseball Prospectus’ list of the Tampa Bay Rays Top 11 Prospects. The list includes three “five-star” prospects and two more “four-star” prospects… Five-Star Prospects 1. Jeremy Hellickson, RHP 2. Matt Moore, LHP 3. Desmond Jennings, OF Four-Star Prospects 4. Chris Archer, RHP 5. Jake McGee, LHP Three-Star […]

     
  • 8 Rays Prospects Among ESPN.com’s Top 100

    8 Rays Prospects Among ESPN.com’s Top 100

    January 28, 2011 at 9:30 am 8 comments

    Yesterday we learned that ESPN.com had the Rays organization ranked second. Today we get their top 10 Rays prospects and the overall top 100 (player’s overall rank is in parentheses). 1. Jeremy Hellickson, RHP (14) 2. Matt Moore, LHP (16) 3. Desmond Jennings, CF (20) 4. Chris Archer, RHP (40) 5. […]