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Oakland A’s Top 10 Prospects

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These are my Prospect One top 10 prospects for the Oakland A’s organization. You can find all teams organizational ranks, which go beyond the top 10, plus my top 500 prospect ranks which are updated monthly when you join up at the ITL ARMY. Find the link below.

 

Check out the AL West Top 10 Team Prospects podcast when Scott Bogman interviews me on my thoughts on these players plus a look beyond the top 10 for some teams.

 

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1) Franklin Barreto SS

Barreto has cooled off over the last 2 years, but the positive is he might be an undervalued value asset right now. He looks like he is going to hit for a decent AVG with a good combo of power and speed. Strikeouts are an issue, and I have some worries prolonged slumps could dip the AVG far below what you’d want. He might be streaky, but he provides a lot of fantasy upside weather it’s at SS, 2B or even the OF.


2) Dustin Fowler OF

Fowler was moved to OAK in the Sonny Gray trade. Fowler’s value has been on a steady rise. He’s got some quick bat speed that has made him a 5×5 threat. He doesn’t walk much is going to hurt when he is struggling at the plate, but Fowler has some of that AJ Pollock early in the order power/speed in him that has me excited for his arrival to the OAK outfield.


3) AJ Puk SP

I remember coming into the ‘17 season there was a lot of speculation if Puk was going to show enough command and feel to stick in the rotation. Besides a bit of an inflated ERA, Puk had a stellar year finishing near the top in the minors in SKO’s. He’s a big FB/Slider guy, that has a changeup that is going to play and most likely keep him in the rotation. I think Puk is going to be prone to some blow ups and walk heavy games, but for fantasy, his SKO’s are exciting.


4) Austin Beck OF

I was lucky enough to be at Beck’s first professional game. The results weren’t there (similar to the season) but the tools and attitude were (similar to the season). Beck came on the season late in ‘17 leading up to the draft. When I talked to Beck after his first game, he was excited, but admitted he was rusty from when he stopped HS ball to starting pro. I think ‘18 will be a great movement into his first full season, and I expect to see his power more on display.


5) Jorge Mateo SS/OF

I’ve always struggled with Mateo. I’ve often wondered is he nothing more than a Jarrod Dyson, or does some of that hidden power have the potential to play. Mateo is a classic lead off hitter, though he is strikeout prone, and I speculate if he goes the way of a Billy Hamilton in AVG and OBP. Not that it’s a bad thing, but this is a player that balances from potential 5 tool to one or two plus tools.


6) Jesus Luzardo

7) Lazaro Armentaros

8) Sheldon Neuse

9) Kevin Merrell

10) James Kaprielian


 

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Chris Welsh hosts the Football, Baseball and Basketball podcasts with Scott Bogman. The Welsh is the creator of Prospect One, the fantasy baseball prospect podcast, and the series of content surrounding prospects.

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Episode 128 – Minnesota Twins Prospect Ranks With Twins Alex Kirilloff And Nathan Dokken Of Fantrax

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Twins Top OF Prospects Alex Kirilloff joins me to talk about Hitting, Goals and the 2019 season! Nathan Dokken of Fantrax Dynasty Podcast is also on the show to talk about some of the best prospects in the Twins system. We’ve also the Welsh’s top 10 ranks and a bit deeper for the system.

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Episode 127 – Milwaukee Brewers Prospect Ranks With James Anderson And Interview With Keston Hiura

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James Anderson from Rotowire joins the show to talk about his ranks on the Brewers minor league system. I’ve also got an AFL Rewind to my interview back in Nov with Brewers 2B prospect Keston Hiura.

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Episode 126 – Miami Marlins Prospect Ranks And An Interview With OF Monte Harrison From The AFL

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The Marlins have been busy the last few years. Their latest was just a short time ago when they acquired top pitching prospect Sixto Sanchez. I’ll be talking ranks from Victor Victor Mesa to Jordan Yamamoto. Plus it’s a AFL Rewind, as I replay my interview with Marlins Outfielder Monte Harrison

Have a question for the show? Tweet me @IsItTheWelsh with the hashtag #ProspectOne to talk about your question on the show, or email me at ProspectOne@inthisleague.com

Join up to be a member of the army and support your boys to create more and more fantasy baseball content that not only wins your league, but makes you laugh! Want access to the Top 500 Fantasy Prospects list with season long updates? How about the Prospect One GroupMe chat room?! 2 Secret Shows a month to make you laugh, fantasy chats, giveaways, discount codes and more! Find it all at the ITL Army Page Today!

Enjoy the podcast? Subscribe to the show on iTunes today. Please consider giving the show a rate and review. It helps us out big time! Don’t do iTunes? We’re on TuneIn right hereAlso find the show on Stitcher If you want to participate in the show with a Prospect Fantasy Question, a Story, Autograph stories, really anything, hit me up at @IsItTheWelsh@gmail.com

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