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November 22, 2013

Prospects Will Break Your Heart

Kansas City Royals Top 10 Prospects

by Jason Parks


Prospect rankings primer
Last year's Royals list

The Top Ten

  1. RHP Yordano Ventura
  2. SS Raul Mondesi
  3. RHP Kyle Zimmer
  4. RHP Miguel Almonte
  5. LHP Sean Manaea
  6. SS Hunter Dozier
  7. RF Jorge Bonifacio
  8. CF Bubba Starling
  9. RHP Jason Adam
  10. SS Orlando Calixte

1. Yordano Ventura
Position: RHP
DOB: 06/03/1991
Height/Weight: 5’11” 180 lbs
Bats/Throws: R/R
Drafted/Acquired: International free agent, 2008, Dominican Republic
Previous Ranking: #5 (Org), #62 (Top 101)
2013 Stats: 3.52 ERA (15.1 IP, 13 H, 11 K, 6 BB) at major-league level, 3.74 ERA (77 IP, 80 H, 81 K, 33 BB) at Triple-A Omaha, 2.34 ERA (57.2 IP, 39 H, 74 K, 20 BB) at Double-A Northwest Arkansas
The Tools: 8 FB; 6+ CB; 6+ potential CH

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