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Oakland Athletics preliminary prospect grade breakdown

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Here’s the first-run grade distribution for 61 Oakland Athletics prospects.

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I am working on the Oakland Athletics Top 20 prospects for 2018 list. The first run through the grades gives the following results:

Grade A: Zero
Grade A-: Two
Grade B+: One
Grade B: Three
Grade B-: Seven
Grade C+: 21
Grade C: 27

There are a lot of borderline grades to resolve, several B-/C+ boundary calls to make and a few more along the B/B+ axis, so the final results may differ from the current breakdown.

The players:

Nick Allen, SS
Xavier Altamirano, RHP
Lazaro Armenteros, OF
Franklin Barreto, INF
Austin Beck, OF
Nolan Blackwood, RHP
Dairon Blanco, OF
Skye Bolt, OF
B.J. Boyd, OF
Marcos Brito, INF
Seth Brown, OF
Alexander Campos, SS
Dakota Chalmers, RHP
Wandisson Charles,RHP
Anthony Churlin, OF
Greg Deichmann, OF
Edwin Diaz, INF
Parker Dunshee, RHP
Logan Farrar, OF
Heath Fillmyer, RHP
Dustin Fowler, OF
Ryan Gridley, INF
Grant Holmes, RHP
Brian Howard, RHP
Dustin Hurlbutt, RHP
Daulton Jefferies, RHP
James Kaprielian, RHP
Ramon Laureano, OF
Jesus Luzardo, LHP
Eric Marinez, INF
Wyatt Marks, RHP
Richie Martin, SS
Seth Martinez, RHP
Jorge Mateo, INF-OF
Jack Meggs, OF
Casey Meisner, RHP
Abdiel Mendoza, RHP
Kevin Merrell, INF
Richard Jose Morban, RHP
Sean Murphy, C
James Naile, RHP
Sheldon Neuse, 3B
Renato Nunez, 3B-OF
Sandber Pimentel, 1B
A.J. Puk, LHP
Tyler Ramirez, OF
Miguel Romero, RHP
Jean Ruiz, RHP
Norge Ruiz, RHP
Logan Salow, LHP
Santis Sanchez, C
Dalton Sawyer, LHP
Logan Shore, RHP
Brett Siddall, OF
Skylar Szynski, RHP
Will Toffey, 3B
Oscar Tovar, RHP
Lou Trivino, RHP
Yerdel Vargas, SS
Eli White, INF
Mikey White, INF