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2013 Community Prospect Rankings: Naughty Nick Nabs Number 7

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This does not look like a 19 year old.

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Yet another pitcher is added to the list, as 2012 first round draft pick Nick Travieso took home the 7-spot. After 21 innings of professional pitching under his belt and not a long history of starting, I imagine he will start the year in extended spring training before going to Billings. If he is successful there he could get a call up to Dayton much like we saw with Bobby Steves last season.

One new name to add to the list today.

JONATHAN REYNOSO, OF, 20
Highest 2012 Level:
Rookie League (AZL Reds)
Eye-Poppingest Fact:
.311 average and 30 stolen bases in 39 attempts in the AZL last season.
Most Worrisome Fact:
Poor plate discipline, power has not developed yet.
Aliases:
None as of yet
Best Case Scenario:
Who the heck knows. He's got a lot of tools, but has failed to use all of them yet.

ISMAEL GUILLON, LHP, 20
Highest 2012 Level:
Low-A (Dayton Dragons)
Eye-Poppingest Fact:
2 Potentially plus pitches (change, fastball) and a solid curve
Most Worrisome Fact:
BB% over 10 at all levels (except his 4 games in Dayton)
Aliases:
"Call Me" Ismael; The Guillon-tine; ??
Best Case Scenario:
These are getting much harder.

YORMAN RODRIGUEZ, OF, 19
Highest 2012 Level:
A+ (Bakersfield Blaze)
Eye-Poppingest Fact: Those 5 tools...hiding in there somewhere
Most Worrisome Fact: No sign of several tools in game action
Aliases: Our Man; Toolshed; Michaelangelo; Blue Balls; Man-Rod
Best Case Scenario: Best case? With that potential? Perennial All Star. Dream big.

DAN LANGFIELD, RHP, 21
Highest 2012 Level:
Rookie League (Billings Mustangs)
Eye-Poppingest Fact: Starter's arsenal (4 potential average or better pitches); 33.8 K%
Most Worrisome Fact: TNSTAASPP; Volatility
Aliases: The Blogger; Boomerang
Best Case Scenario: Good mid-rotation starter

HENRY RODRIGUEZ, 2B/3B, 22
Highest 2012 Level: MLB
Eye-Poppingest Fact:
.824 OPS before getting hurt in 2012
Most Worrisome Fact: Career high walk rate of 8%; usually hovers between 5 and 6.5%
Aliases: Hank-Rod; H-Rod; Hank the Tank; Sugar Man
Best Case Scenario: Martin Prado with a tick less defense, perhaps?

KYLE LOTZKAR, RHP, 23
Highest 2012 Level:
AA (Pensacola Blue Wahoos)
Eye-Poppingest Fact: Career LOW K/9 of 9.8
Most Worrisome Fact: Injury-prone; walked 13.5% of batters faced in AA
Aliases: Lotzkar of the Hill People; That Other Canadian
Best Case Scenario: Man, this one is tough. Let's dream on health and command and say solid 2/3 starter.