Photo: Indiana State

Simpson's top 500 draft prospects

Draft : : Rankings
Allan Simpson        
Published: Monday, January 21, 2013

Prospects 101-200
Prospects 201-300
Prospects 301-400
Prospects 401-500


Manaea, College Pitching Still
At Forefront on Eve of Season

With the 2013 college and junior-college seasons set to kick off later this month, Perfect Game is weighing in with its take on the Top 500 Prospects in this year’s draft class. We’ve provided a look at the Top 100 today, and will look at a separate group of 100 each day this week.

Indiana State lefthander Sean Manaea continues to maintain his grip as the top prospect in the class, followed closely by Arkansas righthander Ryne Stanek and Stanford righthander Mark Appel in what shapes up as a draft deep in college pitching. Thirteen of the top 32 prospects, as ranked by PG, are college arms.

This year’s draft is scheduled for June 6-8, with the Houston Astros having the first pick for the second year in a row. The order in which clubs will select has still not been firmly established pending the signing of select major-league free agents this off-season, but teams will generally select in the reverse order of their 2012 finish, though only the first 10 picks are protected under terms of baseball’s Collective Bargaining Agreement.

The Astros will be followed in order by the Cubs, Rockies, Twins, Indians, Marlins, Red Sox, Royals, Pirates (for their failure to sign Appel in the first round of the 2012 draft) and Blue Jays.

Click here for the updated 2013 draft order.


This is Premium Level content. You must be a subscriber to read the rest. Want to read more???

Click here for subscription info!



(Already a member? Just log in at the top of the page.)
Recent Related Articles
2017 MLB Draft Pack: April 21
Tanner Houck has been one of the more consistent college performers the past three years and continues to carry a first-round... READ 
2017 MLB Draft Pack: April 14
Trevor Rogers has had some helium this spring rising up draft boards as he continues to show premium stuff as we profile 10 p... READ 
2017 MLB Draft: Top 150 Prospects
With the 2017 MLB Draft two months away we have updated the Top 150 prospect list with one-line reports of the players as PG ... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
2017 MLB Draft: Top 150 Prospects
With the 2017 MLB Draft two months away we have updated the Top 150 prospect list with one-line reports of the players as PG ... READ 
2017 MLB Draft Pack: March 17
The Perfect Game Draft Packs return to profile some of the top prospects eligible for the 2017 MLB Draft, with the first edit... READ 
2017 MLB Draft Pack: March 31
J.B. Bukauskas might have the best pure stuff of players eligible for the 2017 MLB Draft as we profile 10 prospects, with det... READ 
 



Keywords in this article
       Player Profile Page    Event Page
About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Site Map
Copyright 1994-2017 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.