The 2014 Sleeper Alert List

Nick Petree - Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

Here is my list for "Sleeper Alert!" prospects as written up in the 2014 Baseball Prospect Book. The point of a Sleeper Alert is to get ahead of the publicity curve on a prospect and point them out before they break out into popular consciousness.

Generally speaking, fans who follow a particular organization closely are often aware of such players. For example, fans who follow the San Francisco Giants farm system in depth are likely aware of Joan Gregorio and Keury Mella. However, fans of other teams and people who aren't fanatic minor league junkies are most likely not aware of them. The Sleeper Alert serves as a heads-up to fantasy owners and general baseball fans about such players.

Here is the list for this year. Complete write-ups can be found in the book of course, but we will keep track of these guys as the season progresses. I will eventually post more detailed updates than just this list but I wanted to get the names out for you.

Osvaldo Abreu, SS, Washington Nationals
Rafael Bautista, OF, Washington Nationals
Matt Boyd, LHP, Toronto Blue Jays
Steven Brault, LHP, Baltimore Orioles
Curt Casali, C, Tampa Bay Rays

Miguel Castro, RHP, Toronto Blue Jays
Jason Creasy, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates
Joey Curletta, OF, Los Angeles Dodgers
Rookie Davis, RHP, New York Yankees
Jacob Faria, RHP, Tampa Bay Rays

Chris Flexen, RHP, New York Mets
Dylan Floro, RHP, Tampa Bay Rays
Jarlin Garcia, LHP, Miami Marlins
Sergio Gomez, RHP, Boston Red Sox
Niko Goodrum, SS, Minnesota Twins

Joan Gregorio, RHP, San Francisco Giants
Jin-De Jhang, C, Pittsburgh Pirates
Joe Jimenez, RHP, Detroit Tigers
Cory Jones, RHP, St. Louis Cardinals
Felix Jorge, RHP, Minnesota Twins

Brett Lee, LHP, Minnesota Twins
Chris Lee, LHP, Houston Astros
Corey Littrell, LHP, Boston Red Sox
Jake Lowery, C, Cleveland Indians
Tyler Mahle, RHP, Cincinnati Reds

Luke Maile
, C, Tampa Bay Rays
Trey Mancini, 1B, Baltimore Orioles
Kyle McGowin, RHP, Los Angeles Angels
Seth Mejias-Brean, 3B, Cincinnati Reds
Keury Mella, RHP, San Francisco Giants

Carlos Moncrief
, OF, Cleveland Indians
Ryan Newell, RHP, Miami Marlins
Wes Parsons, RHP, Atlanta Braves
Nick Petree, RHP, St. Louis Cardinals
Tom Robson, RHP, Toronto Blue Jays

Nelson Rodriguez, 1B, Cleveland Indians
David Rollins, LHP, Houston Astros
Caleb Smith, LHP, New York Yankees
Josh Smith, RHP, Cincinnati Reds
Myles Smith, RHP, Boston Red Sox

Jeff Thompson, RHP, Detroit Tigers
Austin Voth, RHP, Washington Nationals
LeVon Washington, OF, Cleveland Indians
Aaron West, RHP, Houston Astros
Robert Whalen, RHP, New York Mets
Kean Wong, 2B, Tampa Bay Rays

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