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Prospects Report

+ 1998
  • For current season prospect stat report, stats are up to date as of yesterday. The top 100 and top 10s are based on Baseball America (BA) preseason rankings. BA has recently introduced midseason rankings as an update to the preseason lists but TBC has yet to incorporate these lists into the Prospects section.
  • Players who graduated to the Major Leagues are displayed in bold.
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  • Rank Player Team TeamRank Position High Level Current Team Current Status Play Years Draft Info Ht Wt B-T Born
    1Ben GrieveOakland AthleticsRF-LFMLB--1994-20051994-1-26-4230L-R1976-05-04
    2Paul KonerkoLos Angeles Dodgers1B-DHMLBRetired1994-20141994-1-136-3211R-R1976-03-05
    3Adrian BeltreLos Angeles Dodgers3BMLBMLB-Active1996-2014Not drafted5-11170R-R1979-04-07
    4Kerry WoodChicago CubsPMLBRetired1995-20121995-1-46-5230R-R1977-06-16
    5Aramis RamirezPittsburgh Pirates3BMLBMLB-Active1996-2014Not drafted6-1219R-R1978-06-25
    6Matt WhiteTampa Bay RaysPAAA--1997-20031996-1-76-5230R-R1978-08-13
    7Kris BensonPittsburgh PiratesPMLB--1994-20101996-1-16-4188R-R1974-11-07
    8Travis LeeArizona Diamondbacks1BMLB--1994-20061996-1-26-3210L-L1975-05-26
    9Carl PavanoMontreal ExposPMLBRetired1994-20121994-13-3556-5230R-R1976-01-08
    10Miguel TejadaOakland Athletics2B-3BMLBFree Agent1995-2014Not drafted5-9188R-R1974-05-25
    11Todd HeltonColorado Rockies1BMLBRetired1993-20131995-1-86-2206L-L1973-08-20
    12Mark KotsayFlorida MarlinsLFMLBFree Agent1994-20131996-1-96-0190L-L1975-12-02
    13Chad HermansenPittsburgh PiratesCF-RFMLB--1995-20071995-1-106-2185R-R1977-09-10
    14Brad FullmerMontreal Expos1BMLB--1995-20041993-2-606-0215L-R1975-01-17
    15Juan EncarnacionDetroit TigersRF-CFMLB--1994-2007Not drafted6-3187R-R1976-03-08
    16Matt ClementSan Diego PadresPMLB--1994-20081993-3-866-3195R-R1974-08-12
    17Ruben MateoTexas RangersRF-CFMLB--1996-2014Not drafted6-0185R-R1978-02-10
    18Rick AnkielSt. Louis CardinalsRF-CFMLBRetired1998-20131997-2-726-1210L-L1979-07-19
    19Richard HidalgoHouston AstrosRF-CFMLB--1992-2009Not drafted6-3190R-R1975-07-02
    20Sean CaseyCleveland Indians1BMLB--1993-20081995-2-536-4226L-R1974-07-02
    21Darnell McDonaldBaltimore OriolesOFMLBRetired1998-20131997-1-265-11201R-R1978-11-17
    22Brian RoseBoston Red SoxPMLB--1995-20051994-3-756-3215R-R1976-02-13
    23Ryan AndersonSeattle MarinersPAAA--1998-20051997-1-196-10225L-L1979-07-12
    24Matt AndersonDetroit TigersPMLB--1995-20081997-1-16-4200R-R1976-08-17
    25Eric MiltonMinnesota TwinsPMLB--1994-20091996-1-206-3220L-L1975-08-04
    26Russell BranyanCleveland Indians1BMLBFree Agent1994-20141994-7-1856-3195L-R1975-12-19
    27Bruce ChenAtlanta BravesPMLBFree Agent1994-2014Not drafted6-1180B-L1977-06-19
    28Scott ElartonHouston AstrosPMLBInd1994-20131994-1-256-7240R-R1976-02-23
    29Grant RobertsNew York MetsPMLB--1995-20051995-11-3016-3205R-R1977-09-13
    30Eric ChavezOakland Athletics3BMLBRetired1997-20141996-1-106-0204L-R1977-12-07
    31Cesar KingTexas RangersCAAA--1996-2002Not drafted6-0215R-R1978-02-28
    32Dee BrownKansas City RoyalsLFMLB--1996-20111996-1-146-0215L-R1978-03-27
    33Eli MarreroSt. Louis CardinalsLF-RFMLB--1993-20071993-3-886-1180R-R1973-11-17
    34Mike CarusoChicago White SoxSSMLB--1996-20091996-2-426-1172L-R1977-05-27
    35Ryan MinorBaltimore Orioles3BMLB--1993-20051996-33-9816-7245R-R1974-01-05
    36Troy GlausAnaheim Angels3BMLB--1995-20101997-1-36-5229R-R1976-08-03
    37Rolando ArrojoTampa Bay RaysPMLB--1997-2003Not drafted6-4220R-R1968-07-18
    38Roy HalladayToronto Blue JaysPMLBRetired1995-20131995-1-176-6225R-R1977-05-14
    39Braden LooperSt. Louis CardinalsPMLB--1994-20091996-1-36-5225R-R1974-12-28
    40Ruben RiveraSan Diego PadresCF-RFMLB--1992-2014Not drafted6-3200R-R1973-11-14
    41Francisco CorderoDetroit TigersPMLBFree Agent1995-2012Not drafted6-2200R-R1975-05-11
    42A.J. HinchOakland AthleticsCMLB--1993-20051996-3-756-1207R-R1974-05-15
    43Carlos LeeChicago White Sox1BMLBRetired1994-2012Not drafted6-2220R-R1976-06-20
    44Luis RiveraAtlanta BravesPMLB--1996-20101997-13-4066-3163R-R1978-06-21
    45John PattersonArizona DiamondbacksPMLB--1997-20071996-1-56-5183R-R1978-01-30
    46Ricky LedeeNew York YankeesLF-RFMLB--1990-20071990-16-4216-1160L-L1973-11-22
    47Derrek LeeFlorida Marlins1BMLB--1993-20111993-1-146-5225R-R1975-09-06
    48Alex GonzalezFlorida Marlins1BMLBFree Agent1995-2014Not drafted6-0170R-R1977-02-15
    49Ben DavisSan Diego PadresCMLB--1995-20101995-1-26-4215B-R1977-03-10
    50Willie MartinezCleveland IndiansPMLB--1995-2002Not drafted6-2185R-R1978-01-04
    51Michael ColemanBoston Red SoxCFMLB--1994-20061994-18-4955-11215R-R1975-08-16
    52Vernon WellsToronto Blue JaysLFMLBFree Agent1997-20131997-1-56-1210R-R1978-12-08
    53Ben PetrickColorado RockiesC-LFMLB--1996-20041995-2-386-0199R-R1977-04-07
    54Jason GrilliSan Francisco GiantsPMLBMLB-Active1995-20141997-1-46-4185R-R1976-11-11
    55Luis RivasMinnesota Twins2BMLB--1996-2009Not drafted5-10175R-R1979-08-30
    56Magglio OrdonezChicago White SoxRFMLBRetired1992-2011Not drafted6-0200R-R1974-01-28
    57Julio RamirezFlorida MarlinsCF-RFMLB--1995-2010Not drafted5-11170R-R1977-08-10
    58Ryan BrannanPhiladelphia PhilliesPAAA--1996-19991996-4-1066-3210R-R1975-04-27
    59Mike JuddLos Angeles DodgersPMLB--1995-20031995-9-2546-1217R-R1975-06-30
    60Ed YarnallNew York MetsPMLB--1994-20071996-3-786-4235L-L1975-12-04
    61Enrique WilsonCleveland Indians2B-SSMLB--1992-2006Not drafted5-11160B-R1973-07-27
    62Damian JacksonCincinnati Reds2B-SSMLB--1992-20091991-44-11485-11185R-R1973-08-06
    63Corey LeeTexas RangersPMLB--1994-20091996-1-326-2180B-L1974-12-26
    64Lance BerkmanHouston AstrosDHMLBRetired1995-20131997-1-166-1205B-L1976-02-10
    65Abraham NunezPittsburgh PiratesSS-2BMLB--1996-2011Not drafted5-11185B-R1976-03-16
    66Joe FontenotFlorida MarlinsPMLB--1995-19991995-1-166-2185R-R1977-03-20
    67Shawn ChaconColorado RockiesPMLB--1996-20091996-3-866-3212R-R1977-12-23
    68Rob BellAtlanta BravesPMLB--1995-20081995-3-856-5226R-R1977-01-17
    69Brent ButlerSt. Louis Cardinals2B-3BMLB--1996-20071996-3-686-0180R-R1978-02-11
    70Preston WilsonNew York MetsCFMLB--1993-20091992-1-96-2193R-R1974-07-19
    71Mike LowellNew York Yankees3BMLB--1993-20101995-20-5626-4205R-R1974-02-24
    72Rafael MedinaFlorida MarlinsPMLB--1993-2003Not drafted6-3195R-R1975-02-15
    73Jarrod WashburnAnaheim AngelsPMLB--1994-20091995-2-316-1198L-L1974-08-13
    74Ramon HernandezOakland AthleticsCMLBFree Agent1995-2013Not drafted6-0227R-R1976-05-20
    75Ramon OrtizAnaheim AngelsPMLBFree Agent1996-2014Not drafted6-0175R-R1973-03-23
    76Wade MillerHouston AstrosPMLB--1996-20091996-20-5946-2185R-R1976-09-13
    77Karim GarciaArizona DiamondbacksRF-LFMLB--1993-2014Not drafted6-0172L-L1975-10-29
    78Sidney PonsonBaltimore OriolesPMLB--1994-2010Not drafted6-1225R-R1976-11-02
    79Robinson ChecoBoston Red SoxPMLB--1995-2000Not drafted6-1185R-R1971-09-09
    80Lorenzo BarceloChicago White SoxPMLBInt1995-2014Not drafted6-4220R-R1977-08-10
    81Derrick GibsonColorado RockiesRF-LFMLB--1993-20061993-13-3806-2244R-R1975-02-05
    82Gil MecheSeattle MarinersPMLB--1996-20101996-1-226-3180R-R1978-09-08
    83Javier VazquezMontreal ExposPMLB--1994-20111994-5-1406-2195R-R1976-07-05
    84David OrtizMinnesota TwinsDHMLBMLB-Active1994-2014Not drafted6-4237L-L1975-11-18
    85Nelson LaraFlorida MarlinsPAA--1990-2003Not drafted6-4185R-R1978-07-15
    86Juan MeloSan Diego Padres2BMLB--1994-2010Not drafted6-1160B-R1976-05-11
    87Todd DunwoodyFlorida MarlinsCF-OFMLB--1993-20051993-7-2116-1205L-L1975-04-11
    88Chris ReitsmaBoston Red SoxPMLB--1996-20071996-1-346-5214R-R1977-12-31
    89Valerio De Los SantosMilwaukee BrewersPMLB--1995-2011Not drafted6-2180L-L1975-10-06
    90Jeff WallacePittsburgh PiratesPMLB--1995-20021995-25-6946-2238L-L1976-04-12
    91Dennys ReyesLos Angeles DodgersPMLB--1994-2014Not drafted6-3246L-L1977-04-19
    92Orlando CabreraMontreal Expos2BMLB--1994-2011Not drafted5-10175R-R1974-11-02
    93George LombardAtlanta BravesCF-LFMLB--1994-20091994-2-626-0202L-R1975-09-14
    94Lariel GonzalezColorado RockiesPMLB--1994-2001Not drafted6-4228R-R1976-05-25
    95Geoff JenkinsMilwaukee BrewersLFMLB--1994-20081995-1-96-1204L-R1974-07-21
    96Geoff GoetzNew York MetsPAA--1997-20061997-1-65-11165L-L1979-03-03
    97Daryle WardHouston Astros1BMLB--1994-20141994-15-4176-2230L-L1975-06-27
    98Jackson MelianNew York YankeesOFAAA--1997-2010Not drafted6-2190R-R1980-01-07
    99Kevin WittToronto Blue Jays1B-LFMLB--1994-20071994-1-286-4210L-R1976-01-05
    100Chris EnochsOakland AthleticsPAAA--1996-20051997-1-116-3225R-R1975-10-11


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