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Newberg Report Texas Rangers top 72 prospect list out

Jamey Newberg has released his annual top 72 Texas Rangers prospect list

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Jamey Newberg lists the top 72 Texas Rangers prospects each year in his annual book, as well as on his website on January 1 of each year. You can check out this year’s list, headed by Leody Taveras, here.

A little higher than I think many would expect are Chris Seise, Pedro Gonzalez and A.J. Alexy — all three were added to the farm system this past year, with Seise being drafted with a supplemental first round pick, Gonzalez being acquired in the Jonathan Lucroy trade and Alexy being part of the return from the Dodgers for Yu Darvish.

Meanwhile, Bubba Thompson, Yanio Perez and Michael Matuella are among those who are lower than I think would be anticipated.

In any case, check out the full list...