There may be nothing better in the off-season than baseball lists - best free agent lists, worst signings lists, teams on the rise lists.
Baseball Prospectus and writer Kevin Goldstein have a good one out now: The Top 11 Seattle Mariners prospects, ranked from five stars to two stars, with all the juicy things we love in November reading. When will each arrive in the majors? What's the good and bad? What's the perferct world projection?
Here's their list:
Five-Star Prospects1. Michael Pineda, RHP2. Dustin Ackley, 2BFour-Star Prospects3. Nick Franklin, SS4. Guillermo Pimentel, OFThree-Star Prospects5. Taijuan Walker, RHP6. Mauricio Robles, LHP7. Dan Cortes, RHP8. Kyle Seager, 2B9. Blake Beavan, RHPTwo-Star Prospects10. Johermyn Chavez, OF11. Alex Liddi, 3B
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