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2013 Midseason Top 50: 15 That Just Missed

In every iteration of the TigsTown Top 50, several players just miss and are the subject of questions from fans. This summer's edition is no different as a number of former Top 50 prospects all remained on the outside looking in. In an attempt to answer the questions that arise, I offer a brief look at those prospects that missed the Top 50 with some explanation as to the basis for that decision.

Having long been a sucker for high-ceiling athletes, the absence of four extremely young players may be a bit surprising. Infielders Steven Fuentes, Wily Adames, and Aaron Sayers, along with outfielder Manuel Joseph were all strong candidates for the last 15 spots on the list but for varying reasons, their raw skills sets gave me pause as I prepared the final ranking. Fuentes and Sayers were the...

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