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2022 Willie McCovey Memorial Community Prospect List No. 5

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Who is the fifth-best prospect on the Giants farm?

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We’re moving right along in our community rankings of the San Francisco Giants prospects, with outfielder Heliot Ramos coming in at No. 4 on the list. It’s a drop of one spot for Ramos, who was No. 3 a year ago, but that probably speaks more to the rise of Luis Matos than anything that Ramos did.

Ramos’ numbers in 2021 didn’t jump off the page — he hit .237/.323/.432 (107 wRC+) in AA before a promotion, and then hit .272/.323/.399 (80 wRC+) in AAA. But those numbers look much better in the context of Ramos only turning 22 in September, making him younger than pretty much everyone he competed against in AA, let alone AAA. The promotion at such a young age suggests that the Giants remain fairly high on Ramos, who was utterly outstanding in Spring Training.

He’s one of the more exciting prospects to watch this year, as an MLB debut is quite possible.

Now let’s add another name to the prospect list. We’ve got some new faces today.

The list so far

  1. Marco Luciano
  2. Joey Bart
  3. Luis Matos
  4. Heliot Ramos

Note: Clicking on the above names will link to the CPL where they were voted onto the list.

On to No. 5!

No. 5 prospect nominees

Aeverson Arteaga — 18.9 years, 123 wRC+ in ACL (226 PAs)
Patrick Bailey — 22.6 years, 148 wRC+ in Low-A (207 PAs), 63 wRC+ in High-A (155 PAs)
Will Bednar — 21.6 years, 3.63 FIP in Low-A (5 innings)
Hunter Bishop — 23.5 years, 55 wRC+ in ACL (32 PAs)
Camilo Doval — 24.5 years, 3.47 FIP in MLB (27 innings), 4.98 FIP in AAA (30.2 innings)
Kyle Harrison — 20.4 years, 3.48 FIP in Low-A (98.2 innings)
Jairo Pomares — 21.4 years, 182 wRC+ in Low-A (224 PAs), 98 wRC+ in High-A (104 PAs)

Note: When available, each player’s first name links to their Baseball-Reference page, and their last name links to their Fangraphs page.

Poll

Who is the No. 5 prospect in the system?

This poll is closed

  • 0%
    Aeverson Arteaga
    (6 votes)
  • 5%
    Patrick Bailey
    (31 votes)
  • 1%
    Will Bednar
    (11 votes)
  • 4%
    Hunter Bishop
    (30 votes)
  • 34%
    Camilo Doval
    (210 votes)
  • 45%
    Kyle Harrison
    (280 votes)
  • 7%
    Jairo Pomares
    (46 votes)
614 votes total Vote Now