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Fantasy Baseball: John Sickels' Top Rated Prospects for 2011

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One of the readers over at Minor League Ball posted John Sickels A, A- and B+ rated prospects  here, and another reader summarized the same prospects by position, and here is that list:

Catcher (6)
Jesus Montero A
Wil Myers A
Devin Mesoraco B+
Derek Norris B+
Gary Sanchez B+
Yasmin Grandal B+
****I think Wilin Rosario belongs in this group****

1B (5)
Eric Hosmer A
Brandon Belt A-
Freddie Freeman A-
Yonder Alonso B+
Jonathan Singleton B+

2B (5)
Dustin Ackley A-
Brett Lawrie B+
Jason Kipnis B+
Danny Espinosa B+
Billy Hamilton B+
****Does Jean Segura belong in this group?****

SS (2)
Manny Machado A-
Jurickson Profar B+

Grant Green B+
****Nick Franklin belongs in this group****

3B (4)
Mike Moustakas A
Lonnie Chisenhall B+
Wilmer Flores B+
Nolan Arenado B+

OF (7)
Bryce Harper A
Mike Trout A
Domonic Brown A
Desmond Jennings B+
Aaron Hicks B+
Jaff Decker B+
Brett Jackson B+
****I don’t think I would include Decker in this group****

SP (34)
Aroldis Chapman A
Jeremy Hellickson A
Matt Moore A
Julio Teheran A
Michael Pineda A
Chris Sale A
Shelby Miller A-
Mike Minor A-
Jacob Turner A-
Danny Duffy A-
Kyle Drabek A-
Jameson Taillon B+
Mike Montgomery B+
John Lamb B+
Martin Perez B+
Zack Britton B+
Casey Kelly B+
Randall Delgado B+
Kyle Gibson B+
Deck McGuire B+
Zack Stewart B+
Alex Wimmers B+
Drew Pomeranz B+
Simon Castro B+
Alex White B+
Jordan Lyles B+
Dellin Betances B+
Jake Odorizzi B+
Jake McGee B+
Chris Archer B+
Trey McNutt B+
Tyler Matzek B+
Brody Colvin B+
Rob Erlin B+

Updated (1/10/2011-added Grant Green to the SS list)

I might have guessed wrongly on a few first names as the post over at Minor League Ball only listed last names, but this is a solid list for those of you in leagues that draft minor leaguers.

The comments below each position are his comments, not mine, as I disagree with only the Decker comment.