After a brief detour, we’re back to our regularly scheduled programming of ranking San Francisco Giants prospects. Our last episode saw us take a break from the action to place 17-year old Bahamian shortstop Ryan Reckley, whom the Giants had just signed in the international signing period for a $2.2 million bonus.
With people voting based on my admittedly far-from-perfect system designed to retroactively place a player, Reckley came in at No. 11 on the list, fittingly bumping Aeverson Arteaga from the spot, and pushing a group of players down a notch.
But before adding Reckley, we voted on what was then the No. 16 prospect and is now the No. 17 prospect: left-handed pitcher Nick Swiney. A comp-round pick in 2020, Swiney had a brilliant debut season in 2021. He started in the ACL, where he had 16 strikeouts to 6 walks in 8 innings, then moved to Low-A, where he had a 0.74 ERA, a 2.26 FIP, and 42 strikeouts to 12 walks in 24.1 innings.
Now let’s move right along. And it’s nomination day, so be sure to respond in the comments with the players you want added to Monday’s CPL, and recommend your favorites.
The list so far
- Marco Luciano
- Joey Bart
- Luis Matos
- Heliot Ramos
- Kyle Harrison
- Camilo Doval
- Jairo Pomares
- Will Bednar
- Patrick Bailey
- Hunter Bishop
- Ryan Reckley
- Aeverson Arteaga
- Ryan Murphy
- Matt Mikulski
- Diego Rincones
- R.J. Dabovich
- Nick Swiney
Note: Clicking on the above names will link to the CPL where they were voted onto the list.
On to No. 18!
No. 18 prospect nominees
Ricardo Genovés — 22.7 years, 161 wRC+ in Low-A (161 PAs), 77 wRC+ in High-A (245 PAs)
Ismael Munguia — 23.2 years, 130 wRC+ in High-A (357 PAs)
David Villar — 24.11 years, 141 wRC+ in AA (446 PAs)
Will Wilson — 23.5 years, 120 wRC+ in High-A (224 PAs), 65 wRC+ in AA (221 PAs)
Note: Each player’s first name links to their Baseball-Reference page, and their last name links to their Fangraphs page.
Who is the No. 18 prospect in the system?
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