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1996 Prospect RankingsBaseball America
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Matt Morris was the #2 prospect in 1996 Baseball America rankings.
These are the top-ranked, pre-season prospects for Baseball America for the 1996 Season. Prospects rankings are updated mid-season but TBC takes only a static view of prospects from prior to to Spring Training.

One of the quirks of the data below is that some players who are highly ranked for MLB are not ranked as top 10 for their team.


Players Listed100Major Leaguers92
#1 ProspectAndruw Jones - Atlanta Braves

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1996 Baseball America Prospect Rankings

Top Major Leaguers Has not played in MLB Active Players 1st Round Draft Picks Currently Active on this Team
MLB RankTm RankPlayer NamePosTeam NameHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Debut
11Andruw JonesLFAtlanta Braves6-1 210 R-R 1977-04-23 19Willemstad,Curacao MLB1994-20141996-2012
1993-   UDFA-ATL
Retired   1996-08-15
21Paul WilsonPNew York Mets6-5 235 R-R 1973-03-28 23Orlando,Florida MLB1992-20081996-2005
1994- 1-   1-NYN
  1996-04-04
31Ruben RiveraCF-RFNew York Yankees6-3 200 R-R 1973-11-14 22La Chorrera,Panama MLB1992-20171995-2003
1990-   UDFA-NYA
  1995-09-03
41Darin ErstadCF-1BCalifornia Angels6-2 212 L-L 1974-06-04 22Jamestown,North Dakota MLB1993-20091996-2009
1995- 1-   1-CAL
  1996-06-14
51Alan BenesPSt. Louis Cardinals6-5 235 R-R 1972-01-21 24Evansville,Indiana MLB1991-20061995-2003
1993- 1-  16-SLN
  1995-09-19
62Derek JeterSSNew York Yankees6-3 195 R-R 1974-06-26 22Pequannock,New Jersey MLB1992-20141995-2014
1992- 1-   6-NYA
Retired   1995-05-29
71Karim GarciaRF-LFLos Angeles Dodgers6-0 172 L-L 1975-10-29 20Ciudad Obregon,Mexico MLB1993-20161995-2004
1992-   UDFA-LAN
  1995-09-02
8-Livan HernandezPFlorida Marlins6-2 225 R-R 1975-02-20 21Villa Clara,Cuba MLB1996-20121996-2012
1997-   UDFA-FLO
Retired   1996-09-24
91Vladimir GuerreroLFMontreal Expos6-3 205 R-R 1975-02-09 21Nizao Bani,Dom Rep MLB1994-20121996-2011
1993-   UDFA-MON
Retired   1996-09-19
101Ben DavisCSan Diego Padres6-4 215 B-R 1977-03-10 19Chester,Pennsylvania MLB1995-20101998-2004
1995- 1-   2-SDN
  1998-09-25
112Jason SchmidtPAtlanta Braves6-5 213 R-R 1973-01-29 23Lewiston,Idaho MLB1991-20091995-2009
1991- 8- 205-ATL
  1995-04-28
123Matt DrewsPNew York Yankees6-8 230 R-R 1974-08-29 21Sarasota,Florida AAA1994-2000-
1993- 1-  13-NYA
 
131Derrick GibsonRF-LFColorado Rockies6-2 244 R-R 1975-02-05 21Winter Haven,Florida MLB1993-20061998-1999
1993-13- 380-COL
  1998-09-08
141Billy WagnerPHouston Astros5-11 180 L-L 1971-07-25 24Tannersville,Virginia MLB1991-20101995-2010
1993- 1-  12-HOU
  1995-09-13
151Bartolo ColonPCleveland Indians6-0 230 R-R 1975-05-24 21Altamira,Dom Rep MLB1994-20181997-2018
1993-   UDFA-CLE
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)1997-04-04
162Kerry WoodPChicago Cubs6-5 230 R-R 1977-06-16 19Irving,Texas MLB1995-20121998-2012
1995- 1-   4-CHN
Retired   1998-04-12
173Rey OrdonezSSNew York Mets5-9 159 R-R 1972-11-11 23Havana,Cuba MLB1993-20041996-2004
1993-   UDFA-NYN
  1996-04-01
182Chan Ho ParkPLos Angeles Dodgers6-2 204 R-R 1973-06-30 23Kong Ju City,Korea MLB1994-20111994-2010
1994-   UDFA-LAN
  1994-04-08
191Rocky CoppingerPBaltimore Orioles6-5 240 R-R 1974-03-19 22El Paso,Texas MLB1994-20051996-2001
1993-19- 539-BAL
  1996-06-11
202Richard HidalgoRF-CFHouston Astros6-3 190 R-R 1975-07-02 20Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20091997-2005
1991-   UDFA-HOU
  1997-09-01
212Jay PaytonCF-LFNew York Mets5-10 185 R-R 1972-11-22 23Zanesville,Ohio MLB1992-20101998-2010
1994- 1-  29-NYN
  1998-09-01
221Todd Walker2BMinnesota Twins6-0 181 L-R 1973-05-25 23Bakersfield,California MLB1992-20071996-2007
1994- 1-   8-MIN
  1996-08-30
231Jose CruzRFSeattle Mariners6-0 200 B-R 1974-04-19 22Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1993-20081997-2008
1995- 1-   3-SEA
  1997-05-31
241Jim PittsleyPKansas City Royals6-7 220 R-R 1974-04-03 22DuBois,Pennsylvania MLB1992-19991995-1999
1992- 1-  17-KCA
  1995-05-23
251Jeff D'AmicoPMilwaukee Brewers6-7 250 R-R 1975-12-27 20St. Petersburg,Florida MLB1995-20041996-2004
1993- 1-  23-MIL
  1996-06-28
261Jason KendallCPittsburgh Pirates6-0 195 R-R 1974-06-26 22San Diego,California MLB1992-20121996-2010
1992- 1-  23-PIT
Retired   1996-04-01
271Scott Rolen3BPhiladelphia Phillies6-4 226 R-R 1975-04-04 21Jasper,Indiana MLB1993-20121996-2012
1993- 2-  46-PHI
Free Agent   1996-08-01
281Donnie Sadler2B-SSBoston Red Sox5-6 175 R-R 1975-06-17 21Gohlson,Texas MLB1994-20071998-2007
1994-11- 299-BOS
  1998-04-01
293Bobby AbreuLFHouston Astros6-0 197 L-R 1974-03-11 22Aragua,Venezuela MLB1991-20141996-2014
1990-   UDFA-HOU
Retired   1996-09-01
303Jermaine DyeRFAtlanta Braves6-5 220 R-R 1974-01-28 22Vacaville,California MLB1993-20091996-2009
1993-17- 488-ATL
  1996-05-17
314Jaime JonesOFFlorida Marlins6-3 190 L-L 1976-08-02 19San Diego,California AAA1995-2006-
1995- 1-   6-FLO
 
323Todd Helton1BColorado Rockies6-2 206 L-L 1973-08-20 22Knoxville,Tennessee MLB1993-20131997-2013
1995- 1-   8-COL
Retired   1997-08-02
331Edgar RenteriaSSFlorida Marlins6-1 180 R-R 1975-08-07 20Barranquilla,Colombia MLB1992-20111996-2011
1992-   UDFA-FLO
Retired   1996-05-10
342Jaret WrightPCleveland Indians6-2 230 R-R 1975-12-29 20Anaheim,California MLB1994-20071997-2007
1994- 1-  10-CLE
  1997-06-24
352Jeff SuppanPBoston Red Sox6-2 210 R-R 1975-01-02 21Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1993-20121995-2012
1993- 2-  49-BOS
Retired   1995-07-17
364Nomar GarciaparraSSBoston Red Sox6-0 175 R-R 1973-07-23 22Whittier,California MLB1992-20091996-2009
1994- 1-  12-BOS
  1996-08-31
371Ben GrieveRF-LFOakland Athletics6-4 230 L-R 1976-05-04 20Arlington,Texas MLB1994-20051997-2005
1994- 1-   2-OAK
  1997-09-03
382Jimmy HaynesPBaltimore Orioles6-4 203 R-R 1972-09-05 23LaGrange,Georgia MLB1991-20051995-2004
1991- 7- 186-BAL
  1995-09-13
393Trot NixonRFBoston Red Sox6-2 200 L-L 1974-04-11 22Evergreen,North Carolina MLB1994-20081996-2008
1993- 1-   7-BOS
  1996-09-21
402Marty JanzenPToronto Blue Jays6-3 197 R-R 1973-05-31 23Homestead,Florida MLB1992-20051996-1997
1991-   UDFA-NYA
  1996-05-12
41-Derrek Lee1BSan Diego Padres6-5 225 R-R 1975-09-06 20Sacramento,California MLB1993-20111997-2011
1993- 1-  14-SDN
  1997-04-28
424Paul Konerko1B-DHLos Angeles Dodgers6-3 211 R-R 1976-03-05 20Providence,Rhode Island MLB1994-20141997-2014
1994- 1-  13-LAN
Retired   1997-09-08
435Alex OchoaRF-LFNew York Mets6-0 195 R-R 1972-03-29 24Miami Lakes,Florida MLB1991-20081995-2002
1991- 3-  82-BAL
  1995-09-18
443Todd HollandsworthLF-CFLos Angeles Dodgers6-2 215 L-L 1973-04-20 23Dayton,Ohio MLB1991-20061995-2006
1991- 3-  80-LAN
  1995-04-25
455Andy YountOFBoston Red Sox6-2 185 R-R 1977-02-14 19St. Louis,Missouri A+1995-2006-
1995- 1-  15-BOS
 
461Shannon StewartLFToronto Blue Jays6-1 205 R-R 1974-02-25 22Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1992-20081995-2008
1992- 1-  19-TOR
  1995-09-02
471Brooks KieschnickP-LFChicago Cubs6-4 230 L-R 1972-06-06 24Robstown,Texas MLB1991-20051996-2004
1993- 1-  10-CHN
  1996-04-03
482Ugueth UrbinaPMontreal Expos6-0 205 R-R 1974-02-15 22Caracas,Venezuela MLB1991-20051995-2005
1990-   UDFA-MON
  1995-05-09
492Geoff JenkinsLFMilwaukee Brewers6-1 204 L-R 1974-07-21 21Olympia,Washington MLB1993-20081998-2008
1995- 1-   9-MIL
  1998-04-24
504Richie Sexson1BCleveland Indians6-7 206 R-R 1974-12-29 21Portland,Oregon MLB1993-20081997-2008
1993-24- 671-CLE
  1997-09-14
512Jason VaritekCSeattle Mariners6-2 220 R-R 1972-04-11 24Rochester,Michigan MLB1991-20111997-2011
1994- 1-  14-SEA
Retired   1997-09-24
521Chris Snopek3B-SSChicago White Sox6-1 185 R-R 1970-09-20 25Cynthiana,Kentucky MLB1991-20021995-1998
1992- 6- 176-CHA
  1995-07-31
533Dustin HermansonPSan Diego Padres6-2 200 R-R 1972-12-21 23Springfield,Ohio MLB1992-20061995-2006
1994- 1-   3-SDN
  1995-05-08
543Chad HermansenCF-RFPittsburgh Pirates6-2 185 R-R 1977-09-10 18Salt Lake City,Utah MLB1995-20071999-2004
1995- 1-  10-PIT
  1999-09-07
551Andrew VesselOFTexas Rangers6-3 225 R-R 1975-03-11 21San Leandro,California AA1993-2000-
1993- 3-  87-TEX
 
562Matt MorrisPSt. Louis Cardinals6-5 210 R-R 1974-08-09 21Middletown,New York MLB1993-20081997-2008
1995- 1-  12-SLN
  1997-04-04
576Roger CedenoRF-LFLos Angeles Dodgers6-1 205 B-R 1974-08-16 21Valencia,Venezuela MLB1992-20051995-2005
1991-   UDFA-LAN
  1995-06-20
582Jose ValentinSSMinnesota Twins5-10 173 L-R 1969-10-12 26Manati,Puerto Rico MLB1987-20081992-2007
1986-   UDFA-SDN
  1992-09-17
592Todd GreeneCCalifornia Angels5-10 208 R-R 1971-05-08 25Augusta,Georgia MLB1990-20061996-2006
1993-12- 327-CAL
  1996-07-30
601Pokey Reese2B-SSCincinnati Reds5-11 180 R-R 1973-06-10 23Columbia,South Carolina MLB1991-20081997-2004
1991- 1-  20-CIN
  1997-04-01
615Wilton Guerrero2B-LFLos Angeles Dodgers6-0 175 B-R 1974-10-24 21Don Gregorio,Dom Rep MLB1993-20051996-2004
1991-   UDFA-LAN
  1996-09-03
621Mike DrumrightPDetroit Tigers6-4 210 L-R 1974-04-19 22Salina,Kansas AAA1993-2003-
1995- 1-  11-DET
 
634Neifi PerezSSColorado Rockies6-0 175 B-R 1975-06-02 21Villa Mella,Dom Rep MLB1993-20071996-2007
1992-   UDFA-COL
  1996-08-31
645Terrell WadePAtlanta Braves6-3 205 L-L 1973-01-25 23Rembert,South Carolina MLB1991-20061995-1998
1993-   UDFA-ATL
  1995-09-12
656Enrique Wilson2B-SSCleveland Indians5-11 160 B-R 1973-07-27 22Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1992-20061997-2005
1992-   UDFA-MIN
  1997-09-24
662Jamey WrightPColorado Rockies6-5 221 R-R 1974-02-24 22Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1993-20141996-2014
1993- 1-  28-COL
Retired   1996-07-03
673Jay PowellPFlorida Marlins6-4 225 R-R 1972-01-09 24Meridian,Mississippi MLB1991-20051995-2005
1993- 1-  19-BAL
  1995-09-10
684Brad Fullmer1BMontreal Expos6-0 215 L-R 1975-01-17 21Chatsworth,California MLB1995-20041997-2004
1993- 2-  60-MON
  1997-09-02
695Doug MillionPColorado Rockies6-4 175 L-L 1975-10-13 20Sarasota,Florida AA1994-1997-
1994- 1-   7-COL
 
703LaTroy HawkinsPMinnesota Twins6-5 204 R-R 1972-12-21 23Gary,Indiana MLB1991-20151995-2015
1991- 7- 180-MIN
Retired   1995-04-29
712Steve GibralterCF-LFCincinnati Reds6-0 185 R-R 1972-10-09 23Dallas,Texas MLB1990-20011995-1996
1990- 6- 162-CIN
  1995-06-01
721Shawn EstesPSan Francisco Giants6-2 192 L-L 1973-02-18 23San Francisco,California MLB1991-20091995-2008
1991- 1-  11-SEA
  1995-09-16
733Hiram BocachicaCF-LFMontreal Expos5-11 165 R-R 1976-03-04 20Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1994-20112000-2007
1994- 1-  21-MON
  2000-09-13
744Carlos Guillen2BHouston Astros6-1 180 B-R 1975-09-30 20Maracay,Venezuela MLB1995-20111998-2011
1992-   UDFA-HOU
Retired   1998-09-06
754Bobby Smith3B-OFAtlanta Braves6-3 190 R-R 1974-05-10 22Oakland,California MLB1992-20061998-2002
1992-11- 313-ATL
  1998-03-31
764Dan SerafiniPMinnesota Twins6-1 195 B-L 1974-01-25 22San Francisco,California MLB1992-20131996-2007
1992- 1-  26-MIN
  1996-06-25
775Scott ElartonPHouston Astros6-7 240 R-R 1976-02-23 20Lamar,Colorado MLB1994-20131998-2008
1994- 1-  25-HOU
Indy League   1998-06-20
786Brian RosePBoston Red Sox6-3 215 R-R 1976-02-13 20New Bedford,Massachusetts MLB1995-20051997-2001
1994- 3-  75-BOS
  1997-07-25
792Luis Castillo2BFlorida Marlins5-11 175 B-R 1975-09-12 20San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1994-20101996-2010
1992-   UDFA-FLO
  1996-08-08
802Julio SantanaPTexas Rangers6-0 185 R-R 1974-01-20 22San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1993-20121997-2006
1990-   UDFA-TEX
  1997-04-06
813Antone Williamson1BMilwaukee Brewers6-1 195 R-R 1973-07-18 22Harbor City,California MLB1992-20001997-1997
1994- 1-   4-MIL
  1997-05-31
823Chris CarpenterPToronto Blue Jays6-6 225 R-R 1975-04-27 21Exeter,New Hampshire MLB1994-20131997-2012
1993- 1-  15-TOR
Retired   1997-05-12
833Glendon RuschPKansas City Royals6-1 200 L-L 1974-11-07 21Seattle,Washington MLB1993-20091997-2009
1993-17- 469-KCA
  1997-04-06
842John WasdinPOakland Athletics6-2 195 R-R 1972-08-05 23Fort Belvoir,Virginia MLB1991-20091995-2007
1993- 1-  25-OAK
  1995-08-24
853Brad RigbyPOakland Athletics6-6 213 R-R 1973-05-14 23Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1992-20011997-2000
1994- 2-  36-OAK
  1997-06-28
865Danny GravesPCleveland Indians5-11 185 R-R 1973-08-07 22Saigon,Vietnam MLB1992-20081996-2006
1994- 4- 101-CLE
  1996-07-13
874Steve Cox1BOakland Athletics6-4 222 L-L 1974-10-31 21Delano,California MLB1992-20051999-2002
1992- 5- 144-OAK
  1999-09-19
886Miguel Tejada2B-3BOakland Athletics5-9 188 R-R 1974-05-25 22Bani,Dom Rep MLB1995-20151997-2013
1993-   UDFA-OAK
Free Agent   1997-08-27
893Desi RelafordSS-2BSeattle Mariners5-9 174 B-R 1973-09-16 22Valdosta,Georgia MLB1991-20071996-2007
1991- 4- 110-SEA
  1996-08-01
902Trey BeamonLF-RFPittsburgh Pirates6-0 192 L-R 1974-02-11 22Dallas,Texas MLB1992-20061996-1998
1992- 2-  61-PIT
  1996-08-04
912Jeff AbbottCF-LFChicago White Sox6-2 200 R-L 1972-08-17 23Atlanta,Georgia MLB1991-20031997-2001
1994- 4- 117-CHA
  1997-06-10
925Gabe Alvarez3BSan Diego Padres6-1 205 R-R 1974-03-06 22Sonora,Mexico MLB1993-20031998-2000
1995- 2-  32-SDN
  1998-06-22
934Jose PettPToronto Blue Jays6-6 190 R-R 1976-01-08 20Sao Paulo,Brazil AAA1993-2000-    
946Preston WilsonCFNew York Mets6-2 193 R-R 1974-07-19 21Bamberg,South Carolina MLB1993-20091998-2007
1992- 1-   9-NYN
  1998-05-07
956Damon HollinsLF-RFAtlanta Braves5-11 180 R-L 1974-06-12 22Fairfield,California MLB1992-20081998-2006
1992- 4- 117-ATL
  1998-04-24
962Joe FontenotPSan Francisco Giants6-2 185 R-R 1977-03-20 19Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1995-19991998-1998
1995- 1-  16-SFN
  1998-05-23
973John FrascatorePSt. Louis Cardinals6-1 223 R-R 1970-02-04 26Queens,New York MLB1989-20011994-2001
1991-24- 623-SLN
  1994-07-21
987Michael ColemanCFBoston Red Sox5-11 215 R-R 1975-08-16 20Nashville,Tennessee MLB1994-20061997-2001
1994-18- 495-BOS
  1997-09-01
993Billy PercibalPBaltimore Orioles6-1 156 R-R 1974-02-02 22San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep AA1992-1997-    
1005Josh Booty3BFlorida Marlins6-3 220 R-R 1975-04-29 21Starkville,Mississippi MLB1994-19981996-1998
1994- 1-   5-FLO
  1996-09-24