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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 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
2 Felix Hernandez p Seattle Mariners 1 p 6-3 170 R R 1986-04-08 Valencia,VZ MLB 2005-2019 2003-2019
2002-    UDFA-SEA
3 Delmon Young rf Tampa Bay Rays 1 rf 6-2 200 R R 1985-09-14 Camarillo,CA MLB 2006-2015 2004-2018
2003-  1-   1-TBA
4 Ian Stewart 3b Colorado Rockies 1 3b 6-3 200 L R 1985-04-05 Long Beach,CA MLB 2007-2014 2003-2015
2003-  1-  10-COL
5 Joel Guzman 1b Los Angeles Dodgers 1 1b 6-4 190 R R 1984-11-24 Ingenio Quisqueya,DR MLB 2006-2007 2002-2017
2001-    UDFA-LAN
6 Casey Kotchman 1b Los Angeles Angels 1 1b 6-3 210 L L 1983-02-22 St. Petersburg,FL MLB 2004-2013 2001-2016
2001-  1-  13-ANA
7 Scott Kazmir p Tampa Bay Rays 2 p 6-1 170 L L 1984-01-24 Houston,TX MLB 2004-2021 2002-2021
2002-  1-  15-NYN
8 Rickie Weeks 2b Milwaukee Brewers 1 2b 6-0 195 R R 1982-09-13 Daytona Beach,FL MLB 2003-2017 2001-2017
2003-  1-   2-MIL
9 Andy Marte 3b Atlanta Braves 2 3b 6-1 185 R R 1983-11-21 Villa Tapia,DR MLB 2005-2014 2001-2014
2000-    UDFA-ATL
10 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
11 Lastings Milledge lf-rf New York Mets 1 lf-rf 6-1 180 R R 1985-04-05 Bradenton,FL MLB 2006-2011 2003-2017
2003-  1-  12-NYN
12 Dallas McPherson 3b Los Angeles Angels 2 3b 6-4 210 L R 1980-07-23 Greensboro,NC MLB 2004-2011 1999-2013
2001-  2-  57-ANA
13 Matt Cain p San Francisco Giants 1 p 6-3 180 R R 1984-10-01 Dothan,AL MLB 2005-2017 2002-2017
2002-  1-  25-SFN
14 Jeff Francoeur rf Atlanta Braves 1 rf 6-4 200 R R 1984-01-08 Atlanta,GA MLB 2005-2016 2002-2016
2002-  1-  23-ATL
15 Prince Fielder 1b Milwaukee Brewers 2 1b 5-11 280 L R 1984-05-09 Ontario,CA MLB 2005-2016 2002-2016
2002-  1-   7-MIL
16 Adam Miller p Cleveland Indians 1 p 6-4 180 R R 1984-11-26 Plano,TX AAA -- 2003-2015
2003-  1-  31-CLE
17 Jason Kubel lf Minnesota Twins 2 lf 5-11 193 L R 1982-05-25 Belle Fourche,SD MLB 2004-2014 2000-2014
2000- 12- 342-MIN
18 Jeremy Hermida of Florida Marlins 1 of 6-4 200 L R 1984-01-30 Marietta,GA MLB 2005-2012 2002-2015
2002-  1-  11-MIA
19 Chad Billingsley p Los Angeles Dodgers 2 p 6-2 195 R R 1984-07-29 Defiance,OH MLB 2006-2015 2003-2015
2003-  1-  24-LAN
20 Jeff Niemann p Tampa Bay Rays -- p 6-9 260 R R 1983-02-28 Houston,TX MLB 2008-2012 2002-2012
2004-  1-   4-TBA
21 Brian Dopirak 1b Chicago Cubs 1 1b 6-4 220 R R 1983-12-20 Tampa,FL AAA -- 2002-2011
2002-  2-  56-CHN
22 Carlos Quentin lf Arizona Diamondbacks 1 lf 6-2 215 R R 1982-08-28 Bellflower,CA MLB 2006-2014 2001-2017
2003-  1-  29-ARI
23 Jeff Francis p Colorado Rockies 3 p 6-5 200 L L 1981-01-08 Vancouver,BC MLB 2004-2015 2002-2015
2002-  1-   9-COL
24 Nick Swisher 1b Oakland Athletics 1 1b 6-0 200 B L 1980-11-25 Columbus,OH MLB 2004-2015 2000-2016
2002-  1-  16-OAK
25 Jose Capellan p Milwaukee Brewers 4 p 6-3 170 R R 1981-01-13 Cotui,DR MLB 2004-2008 2001-2009
1998-    UDFA-ATL
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
26 Chris Nelson ss Colorado Rockies 2 ss 5-11 205 R R 1985-09-03 Escondido,CA MLB 2010-2014 2004-2017
2004-  1-   9-COL
27 Ryan Howard 1b Philadelphia Phillies 1 1b 6-4 230 L L 1979-11-19 St. Louis,MO MLB 2004-2016 1999-2017
2001-  5- 140-PHI
28 J.J. Hardy ss Milwaukee Brewers 3 ss 6-2 205 R R 1982-08-19 Tucson,AZ MLB 2005-2017 2001-2017
2001-  2-  56-MIL
29 Mike Hinckley p Washington Nationals 1 p 6-3 170 R L 1982-10-05 Oklahoma City,OK MLB 2008-2009 2001-2011
2001-  3-  82-MON
30 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
31 Felix Pie of Chicago Cubs 2 of 6-2 160 L L 1985-02-08 La Romana,DR MLB 2007-2013 2002-2021
2001-    UDFA-CHN
32 Daric Barton 1b Oakland Athletics -- 1b 6-0 220 L R 1985-08-16 Springfield,VT MLB 2007-2014 2003-2018
2003-  1-  28-SLN
33 Jeremy Reed rf-lf Seattle Mariners 2 rf-lf 6-0 160 L L 1981-06-15 San Dimas,CA MLB 2004-2011 2000-2011
2002-  2-  59-CHA
34 Zach Duke p Pittsburgh Pirates 1 p 6-2 210 L L 1983-04-19 Clifton,TX MLB 2005-2019 2002-2019
2001- 20- 594-PIT
35 Gavin Floyd p Philadelphia Phillies 2 p 6-4 245 R R 1983-01-27 Annapolis,MD MLB 2004-2016 2002-2016
2001-  1-   4-PHI
36 Eric Duncan 3b New York Yankees 1 3b 6-1 205 L R 1984-12-07 Florham Park,NJ AAA -- 2003-2012
2003-  1-  27-NYA
37 Brian Anderson p Chicago White Sox 1 p 6-2 205 R R 1982-03-11 Tucson,AZ MLB 2005-2009 2001-2012
2003-  1-  15-CHA
38 Scott Olsen p Florida Marlins 2 p 6-4 170 L L 1984-01-12 Kalamazoo,MI MLB 2005-2010 2002-2012
2002-  6- 173-MIA
39 Erick Aybar ss Los Angeles Angels 3 ss 5-11 160 B R 1984-01-14 Bani,DR MLB 2006-2017 2002-2021
2002-    UDFA-ANA
40 Conor Jackson rf-of Arizona Diamondbacks 2 rf-of 6-3 210 R R 1982-05-07 Austin,TX MLB 2005-2011 2001-2013
2003-  1-  19-ARI
41 Michael Aubrey lf Cleveland Indians 2 lf 6-1 195 L L 1982-04-15 Shreveport,LA MLB 2008-2009 2001-2011
2003-  1-  11-CLE
42 Ryan Sweeney cf-of Chicago White Sox 2 cf-of 6-4 200 L L 1985-02-20 Cedar Rapids,IA MLB 2006-2014 2003-2014
2003-  2-  52-CHA
43 Dan Meyer p Oakland Athletics -- p 6-3 190 R L 1981-07-03 Woodbury,NJ MLB 2004-2010 2000-2012
2002-  1-  34-ATL
44 Brian McCann c Atlanta Braves 3 c 6-3 190 L R 1984-02-20 Athens,GA MLB 2005-2019 2002-2019
2002-  2-  64-ATL
45 Josh Barfield lf-rf San Diego Padres 1 lf-rf 6-0 185 R R 1982-12-17 Barquisimeto,VZ MLB 2006-2009 2001-2013
2001-  4- 120-SDN
46 Yusmeiro Petit p New York Mets 2 p 6-1 252 R R 1984-11-22 Maracaibo,VZ MLB 2006-2021 2003-2022
2001-    UDFA-NYN
47 Anthony Reyes p St. Louis Cardinals 1 p 6-2 215 R R 1981-10-16 Downey,CA MLB 2005-2009 2000-2012
2003- 15- 455-SLN
48 Homer Bailey p Cincinnati Reds 1 p 6-4 185 R R 1986-05-03 La Grange,TX MLB 2007-2020 2004-2021
2004-  1-   7-CIN
49 Brandon McCarthy p Chicago White Sox 3 p 6-7 180 R R 1983-07-07 Glendale,CA MLB 2005-2018 2002-2018
2002- 17- 510-CHA
50 Philip Humber p New York Mets -- p 6-4 210 R R 1982-12-21 Nacogdoches,TX MLB 2006-2013 2002-2014
2004-  1-   3-NYN
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
51 Shin-Soo Choo cf Seattle Mariners 3 cf 5-11 205 L L 1982-07-30 Pusan,KR MLB 2005-2020 2001-2020
2000-    UDFA-CLE
52 Thomas Diamond p Texas Rangers 1 p 6-3 230 R R 1983-04-06 Metairie,LA MLB 2010-2010 2002-2011
2004-  1-  10-TEX
53 Kyle Davies p Atlanta Braves 4 p 6-2 190 R R 1983-09-09 Decatur,GA MLB 2005-2015 2001-2019
2001-  4- 135-ATL
54 Franklin Gutierrez rf-of Cleveland Indians 3 rf-of 6-2 175 R R 1983-02-21 Caracas,VZ MLB 2005-2017 2001-2017
2000-    UDFA-LAN
55 Mark Rogers p Milwaukee Brewers 5 p 6-2 205 R R 1986-01-30 Brunswick,ME MLB 2010-2012 2004-2014
2004-  1-   5-MIL
56 Edwin Encarnacion 1b-dh Cincinnati Reds 2 1b-dh 6-1 230 R R 1983-01-07 La Romana,DR MLB 2005-2020 2000-2020
2000-  9- 274-TEX
57 Curtis Granderson cf-lf Detroit Tigers 1 cf-lf 6-1 180 L R 1981-03-16 Blue Island,IL MLB 2004-2019 2000-2019
2002-  3-  80-DET
58 Merkin Valdez p San Francisco Giants 2 p 6-3 170 R R 1981-11-10 San Cristobal,DR MLB 2004-2011 2003-2012
1999-    UDFA-ATL
59 John Danks p Texas Rangers 2 p 6-2 190 L L 1985-04-15 Austin,TX MLB 2007-2016 2003-2016
2003-  1-   9-TEX
60 Chris Burke 2b Houston Astros 1 2b 5-11 183 R R 1980-03-11 Louisville,KY MLB 2004-2009 2000-2010
2001-  1-  10-HOU
61 Sergio Santos p Arizona Diamondbacks 3 p 6-3 190 R R 1983-07-04 Bellflower,CA MLB 2010-2015 2002-2015
2002-  1-  27-ARI
62 James Loney 1b Los Angeles Dodgers 4 1b 6-3 200 L L 1984-05-07 Houston,TX MLB 2006-2016 2002-2019
2002-  1-  19-LAN
63 Jesse Crain p Minnesota Twins 3 p 6-1 200 R R 1981-07-05 Toronto,ON MLB 2004-2013 2002-2015
2002-  2-  61-MIN
64 Aaron Hill 2b Toronto Blue Jays 2 2b 5-11 195 R R 1982-03-21 Visalia,CA MLB 2005-2017 2001-2017
2003-  1-  13-TOR
65 Nick Markakis rf Baltimore Orioles 1 rf 6-1 210 L L 1983-11-17 Glen Cove,NY MLB 2006-2020 2003-2020
2003-  1-   7-BAL
66 Ryan Harvey of Chicago Cubs 3 of 6-5 192 R R 1984-08-30 Clearwater,FL AA -- 2003-2013
2003-  1-   6-CHN
67 Jeff Mathis c Los Angeles Angels 4 c 6-0 205 R R 1983-03-31 Marianna,FL MLB 2005-2021 2001-2021
2001-  1-  33-ANA
68 Javier Herrera of Oakland Athletics 2 of 5-10 160 R R 1985-04-09 Caracas,VZ AAA -- 2003-2018
2001-    UDFA-OAK
69 Brandon League p Toronto Blue Jays 1 p 6-2 180 R R 1983-03-16 Sacramento,CA MLB 2004-2014 2001-2017
2001-  2-  59-TOR
70 JD Durbin p Minnesota Twins 4 p 6-0 188 R R 1982-02-24 Portland,OR MLB 2004-2007 2000-2014
2000-  2-  54-MIN
71 Cole Hamels p Philadelphia Phillies 3 p 6-4 205 L L 1983-12-27 San Diego,CA MLB 2006-2020 2003-2020
2002-  1-  17-PHI
72 Brandon Moss 1b Boston Red Sox 2 1b 6-0 180 L R 1983-09-16 Monroe,GA MLB 2007-2017 2002-2017
2002-  8- 238-BOS
73 Clint Nageotte p Seattle Mariners 4 p 6-3 200 R R 1980-10-25 Parma,OH MLB 2004-2006 2000-2010
1999-  5- 155-SEA
74 Andy LaRoche 3b Los Angeles Dodgers 5 3b 6-1 225 R R 1983-08-13 Fort Scott,KS MLB 2007-2013 2003-2016
2003- 39-1171-LAN
75 Billy Butler dh Kansas City Royals 1 dh 6-2 225 R R 1986-04-18 Orange Park,FL MLB 2007-2016 2004-2016
2004-  1-  14-KCA
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
76 Kendrys Morales dh Los Angeles Angels 5 dh 6-1 220 B R 1983-06-20 Formento,CU MLB 2006-2019 2002-2019
2014-    UDFA-ANA
77 Joaquin Arias 3b Texas Rangers 3 3b 6-1 160 R R 1984-09-21 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2006-2015 2002-2015
2001-    UDFA-NYA
78 Fred Lewis lf San Francisco Giants 3 lf 6-2 190 L R 1980-12-09 Hattiesburg,MS MLB 2006-2012 2002-2016
2002-  2-  66-SFN
79 Guillermo Quiroz c Toronto Blue Jays 3 c 6-1 202 R R 1981-11-29 Maracaibo,VZ MLB 2004-2014 1999-2016
1998-    UDFA-TOR
80 Ezequiel Astacio p Houston Astros 2 p 6-3 156 R R 1979-11-04 Hato Mayor del Rey,DR MLB 2005-2006 2001-2011
1998-    UDFA-PHI
81 Neil Walker 2b Pittsburgh Pirates 2 2b 6-3 205 B R 1985-09-10 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 2009-2020 2004-2020
2004-  1-  11-PIT
82 Ubaldo Jimenez p Colorado Rockies 4 p 6-2 160 R R 1984-01-22 Nagua,DR MLB 2006-2017 2002-2017
2001-    UDFA-COL
83 Brandon Wood ss-3b Los Angeles Angels 6 ss-3b 6-2 180 R R 1985-03-02 Austin,TX MLB 2007-2011 2003-2014
2003-  1-  23-ANA
84 Brad Snyder of Cleveland Indians 4 of 6-3 210 L L 1982-05-25 Sandusky,OH MLB 2010-2014 2001-2017
2003-  1-  18-CLE
85 Mark Teahen 3b-of Kansas City Royals 3 3b-of 6-3 210 L R 1981-09-06 Redlands,CA MLB 2005-2011 2000-2013
2002-  1-  39-OAK
86 Kyle Sleeth p Detroit Tigers 2 p 6-5 205 R R 1981-12-20 Thornton,CO AA -- 2001-2007
2003-  1-   3-DET
87 Joey Gathright cf Tampa Bay Rays 3 cf 5-10 175 L R 1982-04-22 Hattiesburg,MS MLB 2004-2011 2002-2013
2001- 32- 949-TBA
88 Angel Guzman p Chicago Cubs 4 p 6-2 180 R R 1981-12-14 Caracas,VZ MLB 2006-2009 2001-2012
1999-    UDFA-CHN
89 Russell Martin c Los Angeles Dodgers 6 c 5-11 200 R R 1983-02-15 East York,ON MLB 2006-2019 2002-2019
2002- 17- 511-LAN
90 Jeremy Sowers p Cleveland Indians 5 p 6-1 165 L L 1983-05-17 Wheeling,WV MLB 2006-2009 2002-2013
2004-  1-   6-CLE
91 Jonathan Papelbon p Boston Red Sox 3 p 6-4 220 R R 1980-11-23 Baton Rouge,LA MLB 2005-2016 2001-2016
2003-  4- 114-BOS
92 Jake Stevens p Atlanta Braves 6 p 6-3 220 L L 1985-03-15 Fort Myers,FL AAA -- 2003-2012
2003-  3-  79-ATL
93 Richie Gardner p Cincinnati Reds 3 p 6-3 185 R R 1982-02-01 Santa Rosa,CA AAA -- 2003-2008
2003-  6- 171-CIN
94 Hayden Penn p Baltimore Orioles 2 p 6-3 185 R R 1984-10-13 La Jolla,CA MLB 2005-2010 2003-2013
2002-  5- 136-BAL
95 Josh Fields 1b Chicago White Sox 4 1b 6-2 210 R R 1982-12-14 Stillwater,OK MLB 2006-2010 2002-2015
2004-  1-  18-CHA
96 Tadahito Iguchi if Chicago White Sox -- if 5-10 185 R R 1974-12-04 Tokyo,JP MLB 2005-2008 1997-2017
2005-    UDFA-CHA
97 Huston Street p Oakland Athletics 5 p 6-0 185 R R 1983-08-02 Austin,TX MLB 2005-2017 2002-2017
2004-  1-  40-OAK
98 Ian Kinsler 2b Texas Rangers 4 2b 6-0 175 R R 1982-06-22 Tucson,AZ MLB 2006-2019 2002-2021
2003- 17- 496-TEX
99 Anthony Lerew p Atlanta Braves 5 p 6-3 210 L R 1982-10-28 Carlisle,PA MLB 2005-2010 2001-2015
2001- 11- 345-ATL
100 Greg Miller p Los Angeles Dodgers 7 p 6-5 190 L L 1984-11-03 Orange,CA AAA -- 2002-2013
2002-  1-  31-LAN
100 record(s)