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rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
1 Mark Teixeira 1b Texas Rangers 1 1b 6-3 225 B R 1980-04-11 Severna Park,MD MLB 2003-2016 1999-2016
2001-  1-   5-TEX
2 Rocco Baldelli cf Tampa Bay Rays 1 cf 6-4 183 R R 1981-09-25 Woonsocket,RI MLB 2003-2010 2000-2010
2000-  1-   6-TBA
3 Jose Reyes ss New York Mets 1 ss 6-0 160 B R 1983-06-11 Villa Gonzalez,DR MLB 2003-2018 2000-2018
1999-    UDFA-NYN
4 Joe Mauer c Minnesota Twins 1 c 6-4 220 L R 1983-04-19 St. Paul,MN MLB 2004-2018 2001-2018
2001-  1-   1-MIN
5 Jesse Foppert p San Francisco Giants 1 p 6-6 210 R R 1980-07-10 Reading,PA MLB 2003-2005 1999-2009
2001-  2-  74-SFN
6 Jose Contreras p New York Yankees -- p 6-4 230 R R 1971-12-06 Havana,CU MLB 2003-2013 2003-2016
2003-    UDFA-NYA
7 Brandon Phillips 2b Cleveland Indians 1 2b 5-11 185 R R 1981-06-28 Raleigh,NC MLB 2002-2018 1999-2021
1999-  2-  57-MON
8 Hideki Matsui lf-dh New York Yankees -- lf-dh 6-2 210 L R 1974-06-12 Ishikawa,JP MLB 2003-2012 1993-2012
2002-    UDFA-NYA
9 Gavin Floyd p Philadelphia Phillies 1 p 6-4 245 R R 1983-01-27 Annapolis,MD MLB 2004-2016 2002-2016
2001-  1-   4-PHI
10 Francisco Rodriguez p Anaheim Angels 1 p 6-0 175 R R 1982-01-07 Caracas,VZ MLB 2002-2017 1999-2019
1998-    UDFA-ANA
11 Scott Kazmir p New York Mets 2 p 6-1 170 L L 1984-01-24 Houston,TX MLB 2004-2021 2002-2021
2002-  1-  15-NYN
12 Miguel Cabrera dh-1b Florida Marlins 1 dh-1b 6-4 249 R R 1983-04-18 Maracay,VZ MLB 2003-2022 2000-2022
1999-    UDFA-MIA
13 Casey Kotchman 1b Anaheim Angels 2 1b 6-3 210 L L 1983-02-22 St. Petersburg,FL MLB 2004-2013 2001-2016
2001-  1-  13-ANA
14 Justin Morneau 1b Minnesota Twins 2 1b 6-4 205 L R 1981-05-15 New Westminster,BC MLB 2003-2016 1999-2016
1999-  3-  89-MIN
15 Jason Stokes 1b Florida Marlins 2 1b 6-4 225 R R 1982-01-23 Irving,TX AAA -- 2001-2010
2000-  2-  41-MIA
16 Victor Martinez dh Cleveland Indians 2 dh 6-2 170 B R 1978-12-23 Ciudad Bolivar,VZ MLB 2002-2018 1999-2018
1996-    UDFA-CLE
17 Michael Cuddyer rf Minnesota Twins 3 rf 6-2 202 R R 1979-03-27 Norfolk,VA MLB 2001-2015 1998-2015
1997-  1-   9-MIN
18 Adam Wainwright p Atlanta Braves 1 p 6-7 230 R R 1981-08-30 St. Simons Island,GA MLB 2005-2022 2000-2022
2000-  1-  29-ATL
19 Hanley Ramirez 1b Boston Red Sox 1 1b 6-3 200 R R 1983-12-23 Samana,DR MLB 2005-2019 2002-2019
2000-    UDFA-BOS
20 Jeremy Bonderman p Detroit Tigers 1 p 6-0 210 R R 1982-10-28 Pasco,WA MLB 2003-2013 2002-2013
2001-  1-  26-OAK
21 B.J. Upton cf Tampa Bay Rays 3 cf 6-2 170 R R 1984-08-21 Norfolk,VA MLB 2004-2016 2003-2017
2002-  1-   2-TBA
22 Hee Seop Choi 1b Chicago Cubs 1 1b 6-5 235 L L 1979-03-16 Chun-Nam,KR MLB 2002-2005 1999-2006
1999-    UDFA-CHN
23 Brad Nelson 1b Milwaukee Brewers 1 1b 6-2 230 L R 1982-12-03 Algona,IA MLB 2008-2009 2001-2014
2001-  4- 118-MIL
24 John VanBenschoten p Pittsburgh Pirates 1 p 6-4 210 R R 1980-04-14 San Diego,CA MLB 2004-2008 1999-2011
2001-  1-   8-PIT
25 Sean Burnett p Pittsburgh Pirates 2 p 6-1 176 L L 1982-09-17 Dunedin,FL MLB 2004-2016 2000-2019
2000-  1-  19-PIT
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
26 Scott Hairston rf-lf Arizona Diamondbacks 1 rf-lf 6-0 190 R R 1980-05-25 Fort Worth,TX MLB 2004-2014 2001-2014
2001-  3-  98-ARI
27 Rafael Soriano p Seattle Mariners 1 p 6-1 175 R R 1979-12-19 San Jose,DR MLB 2002-2015 1997-2015
1996-    UDFA-SEA
28 Joe Borchard rf-cf Chicago White Sox 1 rf-cf 6-5 220 B R 1978-11-25 Panorama City,CA MLB 2002-2007 1998-2011
2000-  1-  12-CHA
29 Rich Harden p Oakland Athletics 1 p 6-1 180 L R 1981-11-30 Victoria,BC MLB 2003-2011 2001-2011
2000- 17- 510-OAK
30 Cliff Lee p Cleveland Indians 3 p 6-4 190 L L 1978-08-30 Benton,AR MLB 2002-2014 2000-2014
2000-  4- 105-MON
31 Adrian Gonzalez 1b Florida Marlins 3 1b 6-2 190 L L 1982-05-08 San Diego,CA MLB 2004-2018 2000-2021
2000-  1-   1-MIA
32 Colby Lewis p Texas Rangers 2 p 6-4 215 R R 1979-08-02 Bakersfield,CA MLB 2002-2016 1999-2016
1999-  1-  38-TEX
33 Josh Hamilton rf Tampa Bay Rays 2 rf 6-4 240 L L 1981-05-21 Raleigh,NC MLB 2007-2015 1999-2016
1999-  1-   1-TBA
34 James Loney 1b Los Angeles Dodgers 1 1b 6-3 200 L L 1984-05-07 Houston,TX MLB 2006-2016 2002-2019
2002-  1-  19-LAN
35 Jonathan Figueroa p Los Angeles Dodgers 2 p 6-5 200 L L 1983-09-15 Barquisimeto,VZ A+ -- 2002-2009
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36 Dustin McGowan p Toronto Blue Jays 1 p 6-3 190 R R 1982-03-24 Savannah,GA MLB 2005-2017 2000-2017
2000-  1-  33-TOR
37 Michael Restovich lf Minnesota Twins 4 lf 6-4 233 R R 1979-01-03 Rochester,MN MLB 2002-2007 1998-2011
1997-  2-  61-MIN
38 Jose Lopez 3b Seattle Mariners 3 3b 6-2 170 R R 1983-11-24 Barcelona,VZ MLB 2004-2012 2001-2020
2000-    UDFA-SEA
39 Chris Snelling lf-rf Seattle Mariners 2 lf-rf 5-10 165 L L 1981-12-03 North Miami,FL MLB 2002-2008 1999-2009
1999-    UDFA-SEA
40 Andy Marte 3b Atlanta Braves 3 3b 6-1 185 R R 1983-11-21 Villa Tapia,DR MLB 2005-2014 2001-2014
2000-    UDFA-ATL
41 Aaron Cook p Colorado Rockies 1 p 6-3 175 R R 1979-02-08 Fort Campbell,KY MLB 2002-2012 1997-2013
1997-  2-  70-COL
42 Franklyn German p Detroit Tigers 3 p 6-4 170 R R 1980-01-20 San Cristobal,DR MLB 2002-2008 1998-2011
1996-    UDFA-OAK
43 Dontrelle Willis p Florida Marlins 4 p 6-4 250 L L 1982-01-12 Oakland,CA MLB 2003-2011 2000-2014
2000-  8- 223-CHN
44 Xavier Nady of San Diego Padres 1 of 6-2 205 R R 1978-11-14 Carmel,CA MLB 2000-2014 1998-2014
2000-  2-  49-SDN
45 Aaron Heilman p New York Mets 3 p 6-5 220 R R 1978-11-12 Logansport,IN MLB 2003-2011 1998-2012
2001-  1-  18-NYN
46 Travis Hafner dh Cleveland Indians 5 dh 6-3 215 L R 1977-06-03 Jamestown,ND MLB 2002-2013 1997-2018
1996- 31- 923-TEX
47 Angel Guzman p Chicago Cubs 2 p 6-2 180 R R 1981-12-14 Caracas,VZ MLB 2006-2009 2001-2012
1999-    UDFA-CHN
48 Jeff Mathis c Anaheim Angels 4 c 6-0 205 R R 1983-03-31 Marianna,FL MLB 2005-2021 2001-2021
2001-  1-  33-ANA
49 Wilson Betemit dh Atlanta Braves 2 dh 6-3 190 B R 1981-11-02 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2001-2013 1997-2016
1996-    UDFA-ATL
50 Jerome Williams p San Francisco Giants 3 p 6-3 180 R R 1981-12-04 Honolulu,HI MLB 2003-2016 1999-2018
1999-  1-  39-SFN
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
51 Johan Santana p Anaheim Angels 5 p 6-2 150 R R 1983-11-28 San Cristobal,DR A -- 2001-2002
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52 Bryan Bullington p Pittsburgh Pirates 3 p 6-5 220 R R 1980-09-30 Indianapolis,IN MLB 2005-2010 2000-2015
2002-  1-   1-PIT
53 Andy Sisco p Chicago Cubs 3 p 6-9 250 L L 1983-01-13 Steamboat Springs,CO MLB 2005-2007 2001-2012
2001-  2-  46-CHN
54 Zack Greinke p Kansas City Royals 1 p 6-2 200 R R 1983-10-21 Orlando,FL MLB 2004-2022 2002-2022
2002-  1-   6-KCA
55 Juan Rivera of New York Yankees 1 of 6-2 170 R R 1978-07-03 Guarenas,VZ MLB 2001-2012 1998-2013
1996-    UDFA-NYA
56 Mike Jones p Milwaukee Brewers 2 p 6-4 210 R R 1983-04-23 Corona,CA AAA -- 2001-2010
2001-  1-  12-MIL
57 Khalil Greene ss San Diego Padres 2 ss 5-11 210 R R 1979-10-21 Butler,PA MLB 2003-2009 1999-2009
2002-  1-  13-SDN
58 Bubba Nelson p Atlanta Braves 4 p 6-2 200 R R 1981-08-26 Clinton,MD AAA -- 2000-2009
2000-  2-  51-ATL
59 Mike Gosling p Arizona Diamondbacks 2 p 6-2 205 L L 1980-09-23 Madison,WI MLB 2004-2009 1999-2010
2001-  2-  66-ARI
60 Bobby Jenks p Anaheim Angels 3 p 6-3 225 R R 1981-03-14 Mission Hills,CA MLB 2005-2011 2000-2011
2000-  5- 140-ANA
61 Shin-Soo Choo cf Seattle Mariners 4 cf 5-11 205 L L 1982-07-30 Pusan,KR MLB 2005-2020 2001-2020
2000-    UDFA-CLE
62 Clint Everts p Montreal Expos 1 p 6-2 170 R R 1984-08-10 Cypress,TX AAA -- 2003-2014
2002-  1-   5-MON
63 Marlon Byrd rf Philadelphia Phillies 3 rf 6-0 225 R R 1977-08-30 Boynton Beach,FL MLB 2002-2016 1999-2016
1999- 10- 306-PHI
64 Kurt Ainsworth p San Francisco Giants 2 p 6-3 192 R R 1978-09-09 Baton Rouge,LA MLB 2001-2004 1998-2004
1999-  1-  24-SFN
65 Lyle Overbay 1b Arizona Diamondbacks 3 1b 6-2 215 L L 1977-01-28 Centralia,WA MLB 2001-2014 1996-2014
1999- 18- 538-ARI
66 Justin Huber c New York Mets 5 c 6-5 190 R R 1982-07-01 Melbourne,AU MLB 2005-2009 2001-2011
2000-    UDFA-NYN
67 John Buck c Houston Astros 1 c 6-3 210 R R 1980-07-07 Kemmerer,WY MLB 2004-2014 1998-2014
1998-  7- 212-HOU
68 Macay McBride p Atlanta Braves 5 p 5-11 180 L L 1982-10-24 Sylvania,GA MLB 2005-2007 2001-2010
2001-  1-  24-ATL
69 Bobby Basham p Cincinnati Reds 2 p 6-3 205 R R 1980-03-07 Hardy,VA AA -- 1999-2007
2001-  7- 216-CIN
70 Jeremy Guthrie p Cleveland Indians 4 p 6-1 200 B R 1979-04-08 Roseburg,OR MLB 2004-2017 1998-2017
2002-  1-  22-CLE
71 Josh Karp p Montreal Expos 3 p 6-5 210 R R 1979-09-21 Longview,WA AAA -- 1999-2005
2001-  1-   6-MON
72 Felix Pie of Chicago Cubs 4 of 6-2 160 L L 1985-02-08 La Romana,DR MLB 2007-2013 2002-2021
2001-    UDFA-CHN
73 Kris Honel p Chicago White Sox 4 p 6-5 195 R R 1982-11-07 Kankakee,IL AA -- 2001-2011
2001-  1-  16-CHA
74 Dewon Brazelton p Tampa Bay Rays 4 p 6-4 214 R R 1980-06-16 Tullahoma,TN MLB 2002-2006 1999-2010
2001-  1-   3-TBA
75 David Wright 3b New York Mets 4 3b 6-0 195 R R 1982-12-20 Norfolk,VA MLB 2004-2018 2001-2018
2001-  1-  38-NYN
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
76 Clint Nageotte p Seattle Mariners 5 p 6-3 200 R R 1980-10-25 Parma,OH MLB 2004-2006 2000-2010
1999-  5- 155-SEA
77 Chris Gruler p Cincinnati Reds 1 p 6-3 210 R R 1983-09-11 Cedar Rapids,IA A -- 2002-2006
2002-  1-   3-CIN
78 Prince Fielder 1b Milwaukee Brewers 3 1b 5-11 280 L R 1984-05-09 Ontario,CA MLB 2005-2016 2002-2016
2002-  1-   7-MIL
79 John Patterson p Arizona Diamondbacks 4 p 6-5 183 R R 1978-01-30 Orange,TX MLB 2002-2007 1997-2007
1996-  1-   5-MON
80 Ben Kozlowski p Texas Rangers 3 p 6-6 220 L L 1980-08-16 Seminole,FL MLB 2002-2002 1999-2014
1999- 12- 384-ATL
81 Chase Utley 2b Philadelphia Phillies 2 2b 6-1 185 L R 1978-12-17 Pasadena,CA MLB 2003-2018 1998-2018
2000-  1-  15-PHI
82 Todd Linden 1b-of San Francisco Giants 5 1b-of 6-2 215 B R 1980-06-30 Edmonds,WA MLB 2003-2007 1999-2013
2001-  1-  41-SFN
83 Francisco Liriano p San Francisco Giants 4 p 6-2 185 L L 1983-10-26 San Cristobal,DR MLB 2005-2019 2001-2019
2000-    UDFA-SFN
84 Mark Phillips p San Diego Padres 3 p 6-3 215 L L 1981-12-30 Hanover,PA A+ -- 2000-2007
2000-  1-   9-SDN
85 Laynce Nix rf Texas Rangers 4 rf 6-0 190 L L 1980-10-30 Houston,TX MLB 2003-2013 2000-2013
2000-  4- 124-TEX
86 Jose Castillo 2b Pittsburgh Pirates 4 2b 6-1 198 R R 1981-03-19 Las Mercedes,VZ MLB 2004-2008 1999-2016
1997-    UDFA-PIT
87 Wily Mo Pena dh-lf Cincinnati Reds 3 dh-lf 6-3 215 R R 1982-01-23 Laguna Salada,DR MLB 2002-2011 1999-2017
1998-    UDFA-NYA
88 Taylor Buchholz p Philadelphia Phillies 4 p 6-4 220 R R 1981-10-13 Lower Merion,PA MLB 2006-2011 2000-2011
2000-  6- 175-PHI
89 Don Levinski p Florida Marlins 6 p 6-4 205 R R 1982-10-20 Houston,TX A+ -- 2001-2007
2001-  2-  50-MON
90 Ben Hendrickson p Milwaukee Brewers 4 p 6-4 185 R R 1981-02-04 St. Cloud,MN MLB 2004-2006 2000-2009
1999- 10- 304-MIL
91 Corey Hart 1b-rf Milwaukee Brewers 5 1b-rf 6-6 200 R R 1982-03-24 Bowling Green,KY MLB 2004-2015 2000-2015
2000- 11- 321-MIL
92 Jon Rauch p Chicago White Sox 5 p 6-11 255 R R 1978-09-27 Louisville,KY MLB 2002-2013 1997-2013
1999-  3-  99-CHA
93 Chin-Hui Tsao p Colorado Rockies 2 p 6-2 180 R R 1981-06-02 Hualien,TW MLB 2003-2016 2000-2017
1999-    UDFA-COL
94 Jayson Werth rf Toronto Blue Jays 2 rf 6-5 210 R R 1979-05-20 Springfield,IL MLB 2002-2017 1997-2018
1997-  1-  22-BAL
95 Jeff Francoeur rf Atlanta Braves 6 rf 6-4 200 R R 1984-01-08 Atlanta,GA MLB 2005-2016 2002-2016
2002-  1-  23-ATL
96 Mike Hinckley p Montreal Expos 2 p 6-3 170 R L 1982-10-05 Oklahoma City,OK MLB 2008-2009 2001-2011
2001-  3-  82-MON
97 Jason Arnold p Toronto Blue Jays -- p 6-3 210 R R 1979-05-02 Melbourne,FL AAA -- 1998-2006
2001-  2-  63-NYA
98 Seth McClung p Tampa Bay Rays 5 p 6-6 230 R R 1981-02-07 Lewisburg,WV MLB 2003-2009 1999-2013
1999-  5- 145-TBA
99 Edwin Jackson p Los Angeles Dodgers 3 p 6-3 190 R R 1983-09-09 Neu-Ulm,GE MLB 2003-2019 2001-2021
2001-  6- 190-LAN
100 Nic Jackson of Chicago Cubs 5 of 6-3 205 L R 1979-09-25 Richmond,VA AAA -- 1998-2015
2000-  3-  76-CHN
100 record(s)