Blue Jays Nation’s 2023 Preseason Top 50: #18 Adrian Pinto

For the second day in a row, we have a prospect who was traded!

This time, it’s Adrian Pinto, who was acquired in the Randal Grichuk trade. Unfortunately, he missed a significant portion of the 2022 season due to injury, but he’s still a very intriguing prospect.
However, we’ll look at the criteria first.
Brennan’s criteria:
Instead of writing this out every time I did for the mid-season Top 60, I’ll copy and paste my criteria for how I rank and scout these players.
There are many factors that determine a top prospect. The eye test is the biggest driver in determining a top prospect, but proximity to the majors, ceiling, and floor is also important. Moreover, statistics are another key ingredient, as everything works together to give you numbers.
As for the grades, it’s important to remember that these grades are relative to the league in which they play at. A kid from Dunedin is not going to have a 50-grade hit tool if he were placed in the big leagues. But relative to the league in which he plays, a .300 hitter is eligible to have that grade.
For these prospects, I’ll be reviewing their background, numbers in the minors, pitch mix (if they’re a pitcher), and giving a scouting report (if feasible, rookie league guys are difficult).
Let’s jump in!
Adrian Pinto’s career so far:
The Colorado Rockies signed Adrian Pinto as an international free agent during the 2019 period.
He didn’t make his pro debut un …

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Author: Brennan Delaney / Blue Jays Nation

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