Baseball America's top 30 Rays prospects

Jake Odorizzi tops Baseball America's ranking of the Rays top prospects, getting a 50 rating on the 20-80 scale.

JAMES BORCHUCK | Times

Jake Odorizzi tops Baseball America's ranking of the Rays top prospects, getting a 50 rating on the 20-80 scale.

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February

It's always a good day when Baseball America's Prospect Handbook comes in the mail, and just in time for some good weekend reading.

Overall, the Rays are 20th in the BA organizational talent rankings and don't have a player on any of the four top 50 lists compiled by the book editors. The Nos. 2 and 3 prospects on the Rays list, SS Hak-Ju Lee and RHP Taylor Guerrieri both have injury issues, Lee recovering from knee surgery that cost his most of 2013, Guerrieri expected to miss most of 2014 following elbow surgery.

RHP Jake Odorizzi tops BA's ranking of the Rays top prospects, getting a 50 rating on the 20-80 scale.

Here is the BA top 30:
1. RHP Jake Odorizzi
2. SS Hak-Ju Lee
3. RHP Taylor Guerrieri
4. LHP Enny Romero
5. RHP Alex Colome
6. OF Andrew Toles
7. C Nick Ciuffo
8. 2B Ryan Brett
9. SS Tim Beckham
10. OF Kevin Kiermaier
11. RHP Ryne Stanek
12. C Justin O'Conner
13. 1B/3B Richie Shaffer
14. LHP Blake Snell
15. RHP Jesse Hahn (traded to San Diego)
16. LHP Grayson Garvin
17. LHP Felipe Rivero
18. SS Jake Hager
19. SS Riley Unroe
20. OF Drew Vettleson
21. RHP Jose Mujica
22. 3B Tyler Goeddel
23. LHP C.J. Riefenhauser
24. C Oscar Hernandez
25. OF Mikie Mahtook
26. RHP Dylan Floro
27. OF Thomas Milone
28. LHP Jose Castillo
29. C Curt Casali
30. RHP Jeff Ames
And the bonus No. 31 .... RHP Kirby Yates,

 

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