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Top Five Instructs Winners

Jose Ramirez was sensational at Instructs

In what has evolved into a less publicized rite of passage on the farm, each year certain prospects make a charge up the rankings with a good showing at Instructs. Some, like D.J. Mitchell did three years ago and Graham Stoneburner did two years ago, make incredibly quick adjustments and propel their game to another level or others get their first taste of professional baseball.

Note: These rankings are about how much a player has improved his prospect standing in the organization based on the strength on their Instructional League showing and not about what they've done in 2011 as a whole. 1. Jose Ramirez, RHP: Ramirez was seemingly on a steep decline stock-wise this season after going 5-12 with a 5.66 ERA between high-A Tampa and low-A Charleston, that is until he... Recommended Stories

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