Get ready for the 2015 Reader Top 30 Prospect Survey. An overwhelming number of readers expressed interest in having a top 30. Of 274 respondents, 246 were in favor (89.8%).
I will start next week and try to post a poll every day. I would encourage each participant to submit her or his own Top 30 to email@example.com using the Subject – My Prospect List. I am curious how the day-by-day voting would affect the outcome when compared to a one-time submission along the lines of an MVP ballot. (This is not a requirement.)
I suggest we continue to follow Baseball America’s standards for prospects by considering any player eligible for rookie status as eligible for this poll.
As a quick refresher, the following players exceeded Rookie Status during the 2014 status – David Buchanan, Ken Giles, Miguel Gonzalez (he has 122 playing days at the major league level according to Baseball Reference), Cesar Hernandez, Mario Hollands, Ethan Martin, and Cameron Rupp. Continue reading Upcoming Reader Top 30 Poll