RR Community Prospect Rankings: SEC speed is coming to the midwest


Congratulations to Billy Hamilton for taking the #4 prospect title. As some of you know, B-Snax was recruited to be a wide receiver at Mississippi State, but gave up the scholarship to join the Reds organization. (Not like they would've needed him against Michigan last week. Sheesh)

Hamilton should start the year in Dayton, and I encourage those of you who live in the area to go check him out at some point. He may or may not end up not being all that, but he can definitely fly. Should be fun to watch this year in his first full season.

For the #5 vote today you don't get anyone new, and you'll like it! Expect a few more choices on Monday, but for now, happy voting!

Juan Francisco, 3B

John Sickels Rank: 6
2010 RR CPR Rank: 6
Age: 23
Draft/Acquisition Details: Signed out of the Dominican Republic in 2004
Highest Level Played: MLB (Reds)

2010 Statistics:
Louisville (AAA): 77 G, 308 AB, 18 HR, 59 RBI, 1 SB, .286/.325/.565/.890
Cincinnati (MLB): 36 G, 55 AB, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 0 SB, .273/.322/.382/.704

Todd Frazier, INF/OF

John Sickels Rank: 7
2010 RR CPR Rank: 2
Age: 24
Draft/Acquisition Details: Round 1 (Pick 34), 2007, Reds
Highest Level Played: AAA (Louisville)

2010 Statistics:
Louisville (AAA): 130 G, 480 AB, 17 HR, 66 RBI, 14 SB, .258/.333/.448/.781

Yasmani Grandal, C

John Sickels Rank: 5
2010 RR CPR Rank: N/R
Age: 22
Draft/Acquisition Details: 1st round (12th), Reds, 2010
Highest Level Played: Rookie (AZL Reds)

2010 Statistics:
U of Miami (College): 62 G, 222 AB, 15 HR, 60 RBI, 1 SB, .401/.528/.721/1.249
AZL Reds (Rookie): 8 G, 28 AB, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB, .286/.394/.321/.715

Yorman Rodriguez, OF

John Sickels Rank: 10
2010 RR CPR Rank: 8
Age: 18
Draft/Acquisition Details: Signed in 2008 out of Venezuela
Highest Level Played: Rookie (Billings)

2010 Statistics:
Billings (Rookie): 43 G, 171 AB, 2 HR, 39 RBI, 12 SB, .339/.361/.456/.817

Dave Sappelt, OF

John Sickels Rank: 13
2010 RR CPR Rank: N/R
Age: 24
Draft/Acquisition Details: 9th round, Reds, 2008
Highest Level Played: AAA (Louisville)

2010 Statistics:
Lynchburg (A+): 19 G, 71 AB, 0 HR, 4 RBI, 6 SB, .282/.338/.352/.690
Carolina (AA): 89 G, 330 AB, 9 HR, 62 RBI, 15 SB, .361/.416/.548/.964

Louisville (AAA): 25 G, 108 AB, 1 HR, 8 RBI, 4 SB, .324/.365/.481/.847

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