Top 12 for '12: Taveras on the rise
It was another fine week for the "Top 12 for '12." The Oakland Athletics finally decided that even with their pitching strength, minor league strikeout leader Dan Straily, the top-ranked prospect in last week's rankings, shouldn't be wasting away in the minors any longer. Meanwhile, the Houston Astros finally brought up Brett Wallace after gutting their roster at the trade deadline. Now that we are late in the season, and with so many prospects having already hit the big leagues, we are beginning to run thin on potential callups who can help you down the stretch. So there are plenty of changes to this week's list, including a few long shots.
2012 Rookies/Prospects Coverage
Who's next? And what should we expect from them? ESPN Insider has all the info you need on rookies and prospects, such as Wil Myers.