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Baseball America's Midseason Top 50 Prospects Updated with 2011 Draft Picks

On Monday, Jim Callis from Baseball America was asked which 2011 draft picks would have made the BA Midseason Top 50 Prospects List had they signed in time:

Which 2011 amateur draft picks would have made BA's midseason Top 50 if eligible? Would any have made the Top 10?

Buck Buchanan
Huntsville, Ala.

The 2011 draft was one of the deepest in recent memory, and several of the players would have appeared on the Top 50 had they signed and if we included draftees. Some might call me aggressive, but I would put seven 2011 draftees on the list. Below is our Top 50, with the 2011 draft picks inserted in bold.

The updated Top 50 Prospect List after the jump:


Here is Baseball America's Midseason Top 50 Prospect list with some 2011 draft picks slotted where Jim would rank them as of Monday. I am a bit surprised that 7 made Callis' Top 50 prospects, but then again, this was one of the best draft classes in years. I think I would rank Blue Jays third base prospect Brett Lawrie ahead of anyone drafted in 2011.

By the way, there was a Buck Buchanan who played defensive tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs back in the 70's, and I think he is in the Hall of Fame.

1. Bryce Harper, of, Nationals
2. Mike Trout, of, Angels
3. Matt Moore, lhp, Rays
4. Julio Teheran, rhp, Braves
5. Manny Machado, ss, Orioles
6. Martin Perez, lhp, Rangers
7. Shelby Miller, rhp, Cardinals
8. Jesus Montero, c, Yankees
Anthony Rendon, 3b, Nationals (No. 6 overall pick)
Dylan Bundy, rhp, Orioles (No. 4 overall pick)
9. Jameson Taillon, rhp, Pirates
Trevor Bauer, rhp, Diamondbacks (No. 3 overall pick)
10. Brett Lawrie, 3b, Blue Jays
11. Jacob Turner, rhp, Tigers
12. Jurickson Profar, ss, Rangers
Gerrit Cole, rhp, Pirates (No. 1 overall pick)
13. Manny Banuelos, lhp, Yankees
14. Drew Pomeranz, lhp, Indians
15. Devin Mesoraco, c, Reds
16. Arodys Vizcaino, rhp, Braves
Bubba Starling, of, Royals (No. 5 overall pick)
17. Wil Myers, of, Royals
18. Carlos Martinez, rhp, Cardinals
19. Tyler Skaggs, lhp, Diamondbacks
Danny Hultzen, lhp, Mariners (No. 2 overall pick)
20. Desmond Jennings, of, Rays
21. Dee Gordon, ss, Dodgers
22. Hak-Ju Lee, ss, Rays
23. Jake Odorizzi, rhp, Royals
24. Aaron Hicks, of, Twins
25. Leonys Martin, of, Rangers
Archie Bradley, rhp, Diamondbacks (No. 7 overall pick)
26. Dellin Betances, rhp, Yankees
27. Mike Montgomery, lhp, Royals
28. Wilin Rosario, c, Rockies
29. Travis d'Arnaud, c, Blue Jays
30. Matt Harvey, rhp, Mets
31. Jason Kipnis, 2b, Indians
32. Brett Jackson, of, Cubs
33. Gary Brown, of, Giants
34. Robbie Erlin, lhp, Rangers
35. Zack Wheeler, rhp, Giants
36. Kyle Gibson, rhp, Twins
37. Anthony Ranaudo, rhp, Red Sox
38. Taijuan Walker, rhp, Mariners
39. Zach Lee, rhp, Dodgers
40. Jarrod Parker, rhp, Diamondbacks
41. Jonathan Singleton, of/1b, Phillies
42. Brad Peacock, rhp, Nationals
43. Jarred Cosart, rhp, Phillies
44. Randall Delgado, rhp, Braves
45. Anthony Gose, of, Blue Jays
46. Nolan Arenado, 3b, Rockies
47. Allen Webster, rhp, Dodgers
48. Matt Szczur, of, Cubs
49. Jedd Gyorko, 3b, Padres
50. Paul Goldschmidt, 1b, Diamondbacks