Big 12 Places 21 On Baseball America Top 50 Prospects List

Kansas State’s Ross Kivett is ranked as the No. 2 major league prospect by Baseball America in its annual ranking of the Top 50 MLB Prospects. A total of 21 players from the Big 12 Conference made the list.TFNHJEOIBINXEOA_20111109192954

Texas heads the list with eight of the top 50 prospects. TCU is next with five players on the list followed by Oklahoma State with three.

Kansas State, Baylor, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas Tech each placed one player on the list.

Broken down by class, the prospect list includes nine freshman, four sophomores, three juniors and five seniors.

Pitchers dominate the Baseball America prospect list. Out of the 21 total prospects from the Big 12, 10 are right-handed hurlers and five throw from the left side.

The complete List By School

Texas Longhorns

6. Mark Payton, senior, OF (drafted in the 16th round in 2013 by the Cleveland Indians)

13. Andy McGuire, , freshman, SS (drafted in the 36th round in 2013 by the Colorado Rockies)

17. Nathan Thornhill, senior, RHP (drafted in the 23rd round in 2013 by the Houston Astros)

30. Dillon Peters, junior, LHP (drafted in the 20th round in 2011 by the Cleveland Indians)

31. C.J. Hinojosa, sophomore, SS

33. Tres Barreras, freshman, C

46. Parker French, junior, RHP

50. Blake Goins, freshman, RHP (drafted in the a2th round in 2013 by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

TCU Horned Frogs

6. Riley Ferrell, sophomore, RHP

13. Brandon Finnegan, junior (drafted in the 46th round in 2011 by the Texas Rangers)

22. Tyler Alexander, freshman, LHP (drafted in the 23rd round in 2013 by the Detroit Tigers)

39. Michael Traver, sophomore, RHP (drafted in the 39th round in 2012 by the Houston Astros)

50. Alex Young, dophomore, LHP (drafted in the 32nd round in 2012 by the Texas Rangers)

Oklahoma State Cowboys

6. Garrett Williams, freshman, LHP (drafted in the 33rd round in 2013 by the San Diego Padres)

20. Ryan Sluder, freshman, OF

25. Thomas Hatch, freshman, RHP (drafted in the 32nd round in 2013 by the Colorado Rockies)

Baylor Bears

29. Dillon Newman, senior, RHP (drafted in the 18th round in 2013 by the Houston Astros)

Kansas Jayhawks

27. Frank Duncan, senior, RHP (drafted in the 39th round in 2013 by the Cleveland Indians)

Kansas State Wildcats

2. Ross Kivett, senior 2B (drafted in the 10th round in 2013 by the Cleveland Indians)

Oklahoma Sooners

30. Alec Hansen, freshman, RHP (drafted in the 25th round in 2013 by the Colorado Rockies)

Texas Tech Red Raiders

41. Ryan Moseley, freshman, RHP (drafted in the 36th round in 2013 by the Tampa Bay Rays)

 

 

Topics: Baseball America Top 50 Major League Prospects, Mark Payton, Oklahoma State Cowboys, Ross Kivett, TCU Horned Frogs, Texas Lonbghorns

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