AEMRICH wrote: i'd take Snider and Heyward over Rasmus.
Baseball America wrote:As always, our view is not to what a player may contribute this season, but what his ultimate major league ceiling might be, weighed against the probability that he will reach that ceiling.
Given that criteria, I can see why they ranked Rasmus that high.
I think he will be a slow riser, though. This year, and maybe even through 2010, I completely agree with your version.