With apologies, it’s a day and a half late, but here is this year’s Top 72 Rangers Prospects list, as found (with full write-ups on every player) in this year’s Bound Edition


 1.      Leody Taveras, OF

 2.      Ariel Jurado, RHP

 3.      Brett Martin, LHP

 4.      Yohander Mendez, LHP

 5.      Jose Trevino, C

 6.      Ronald Guzman, 1B

 7.      Joe Palumbo, LHP

 8.      Anderson Tejeda, SS-2B-3B

 9.      Josh Morgan, 3B-SS-2B

 10.   Alex Speas, RHP

 11.   Cole Ragans, LHP

 12.   Andy Ibanez, 2B-3B

 13.   Connor Sadzeck, RHP

 14.   Jose Leclerc, RHP

 15.   Eric Jenkins, OF

 16.   Scott Heineman, OF

 17.   Michael Matuella, RHP

 18.   Kole Enright, 3B-SS-2B

 19.   Luke Jackson, RHP (since dealt to Atlanta; I went to press before the Dec. 8 trade)

 20.   Tyler Phillips, RHP

 21.   Jairo Beras, OF

 22.   Drew Robinson, OF-3B-2B-1B-SS

 23.   Jonathan Hernandez, RHP

 24.   Pedro Payano, RHP

 25.   David Garcia, C

 26.   Andrew Faulkner, LHP

 27.   John Fasola, RHP

 28.   Blaine Prescott, 2B-OF

 29.   Yanio Perez, OF-3B

 30.   Scott Williams, RHP

 31.   Juremi Profar, 1B-3B-2B

 32.   Nick Gardewine, RHP

 33.   Kyle Cody, RHP

 34.   Wes Benjamin, LHP

 35.   Yeyson Yrizarri, SS-2B

 36.   Matt Ball, RHP

 37.   Sam Huff, C

 38.   Tyler Ferguson, RHP

 39.   Cristian Inoa, 2B-SS-3B-1B

 40.   Sam Wolff, RHP

 41.   Luke Tendler, OF

 42.   Edgar Arredondo, RHP

 43.   Curtis Terry, 1B

 44.   Jose Almonte, OF-1B

 45.   Michael De Leon, SS-2B

 46.   Joe Filomeno, LHP

 47.   Miguel Aparicio, OF

 48.   Yonny Hernandez, 2B-SS

 49.   Melvin Novoa, C

 50.   Shane McCain, LHP

 51.   Tai Tiedemann, RHP

 52.   Luis Marte, SS-3B

 53.   Isiah Kiner-Falefa, C-3B-SS-2B-OF-1B

 54.   Cody Palmquist, RHP

 55.   Jeffrey Springs, LHP

 56.   Ti’Quan Forbes, 3B-1B

 57.   Jose Valdespina, RHP

 58.   Evan Van Hoosier, 2B-3B-OF

 59.   Charles Leblanc, SS-3B

 60.   Adam Choplick, LHP

 61.   Preston Beck, OF-1B-RHP

 62.   Yohel Pozo, C-1B

 63.   Argenis Rodriguez, RHP

 64.   Francisco Ventura, C

 65.   Ryne Slack, LHP

 66.   Demarcus Evans, RHP

 67.   Eduard Pinto, OF

 68.   Tyler Sanchez, C-1B

 69.   Israel Cruz, RHP

 70.   Isaias Quiroz, C

 71.   Kyle Roberts, LHP

 72.   Jake Lemoine, RHP


Happy New Year, you guys.  


Jamey Newberg

Dallas attorney Jamey Newberg has been commenting on Rangers from the big club down through the entire farm system since 1998.

Scott Lucas

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Eleanor Czajka

Eleanor grew up watching the AAA Mudhens in Toledo, Ohio. A loyal Ranger fan since 1979, she works "behind the scenes" at the Newberg Report.

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