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Willie McCovey Memorial 2019 Community Prospect List #39

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A close run between two raw hitters...who won?

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Before we dive into things, I just want to take a moment to remember Frank Robinson, a true trailblazer who passed away today. I was too young to see him as a Giants manager, but I remember him with the Expos. And he seemed like the gruffest, crankiest, stick-in-the-mud, “Why am I here?” manager ever...and I loved it. This is my favorite moment of his at Oracle Park (then-SBC):

I just...I love it. That is the greatest visiting manager moment ever. I can’t imagine any cinematic baseball manager being that gruff; not Jimmy Dugan, not Lou Brown, not Joe Riggins...none of them. I need to write a manager like Frank Robinson into one of my novels....

Okay, back to the list! We had a close one, between Malique Ziegler and Yorlis Rodriguez...but not close enough for a run-off (3 vote difference). So...Malique wins spot number 38!

I present the updated list!

  1. Joey Bart
  2. Heliot Ramos
  3. Marco Luciano
  4. Shaun Anderson
  5. Logan Webb
  6. Alexander Canario
  7. Chris Shaw
  8. Ray Black
  9. Melvin Adon
  10. Sean Hjelle
  11. Gregory Santos
  12. Aramis Garcia
  13. Heath Quinn
  14. Juan De Paula
  15. Jalen Miller
  16. Ryan Howard
  17. Camilo Doval
  18. Jacob Gonzalez
  19. Jake Wong
  20. Luis Toribio
  21. Seth Corry
  22. Abiatal Avelino
  23. Sandro Fabian
  24. Garrett Williams
  25. Diego Rincones
  26. Jairo Pomares
  27. Drew Ferguson
  28. Pat Ruotolo
  29. Tyler Beede
  30. Travis Bergen
  31. Jose Marte
  32. Aaron Bond
  33. Sam Coonrod
  34. Blake Rivera
  35. David Villar
  36. Manuel Geraldo
  37. Conner Menez
  38. Malique Ziegler

So, we move onto #39. We’re getting close to the end, my friends. Here’s your candidates...you know to click on their names, right?

Jordan Johnson

Keaton Winn

Mac Marshall

PJ Hilson

Ricardo Genoves

Yorlis Rodriguez

Poll

Who is the Giants’ 2019 #39 prospect?

This poll is closed

  • 11%
    Jordan Johnson
    (15 votes)
  • 7%
    Keaton Winn
    (10 votes)
  • 11%
    Mac Marshall
    (15 votes)
  • 16%
    PJ Hilson
    (21 votes)
  • 16%
    Ricardo Genoves
    (21 votes)
  • 35%
    Yorlis Rodriguez
    (46 votes)
128 votes total Vote Now

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