High Class A 2013 Best Tools


2013 BEST TOOLS
MLB Triple-A Double-A High Class A Low Class A

Noah Syndergaard

Noah Syndergaard (Photo by Cliff Welch)

Managers and coaches in the three high Class A Leagues picked the best tools for their respective leagues.

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE CAROLINA LEAGUE FLORIDA STATE LEAGUE
Best Batting Prospect Addison Russell Garin Cecchini Miguel Sano
Stockton Salem Fort Myers
Best Power Prospect Mac Williamson Courtney Hawkins Miguel Sano
San Jose Winston-Salem Fort Myers
Best Strike-Zone Judgment Nolan Fontana Garin Cecchini Brent Keys
Lancaster Salem Jupiter
Best Baserunner Travis Jankowski Billy Burns Jon Berti
Lake Elsinore Potomac Dunedin
Fastest Baserunner Travis Jankowski Billy Burns Byron Buxton
Lake Elsinore Potomac Fort Myers
Best Pitching Prospect Kyle Crick Kyle Zimmer Noah Syndergaard
San Jose Wilmington St. Lucie
Best Fastball Kyle Crick Kyle Zimmer Noah Syndergaard
San Jose Wilmington St. Lucie
Best Breaking Pitch Clayton Blackburn Kyle Zimmer Aaron Sanchez
San Jose Wilmington Dunedin
Best Changeup Tanner Peters Henry Owens Justin Nicolino
Stockton Salem Jupiter
Best Control Ty Blach Taylor Hill Justin Nicolino
San Jose Potomac Jupiter
Best Reliever Jake Barrett Cody Winiarski Nick Wittgren
Visalia Winston-Salem Jupiter
Best Defensive Catcher Austin Hedges Blake Swihart Elias Diaz
Lake Elsinore Salem Bradenton
Best Defensive 1B Max Muncy Jerrud Sabourin Jonathan Rodriguez
Stockton Carolina Palm Beach
Best Defensive 2B Alex Yarbrough Rougned Odor Carlos Alonso
Inland Empire Myrtle Beach Clearwater
Best Defensive 3B Juan Silverio Kyle Kubitza Andy Burns
Bakersfield Lynchburg Dunedin
Best Defensive SS Trevor Story Francisco Lindor Yadiel Rivera
Modesto Carolina Brevard County
Best Infield Arm Trevor Story Deven Marrero Javier Baez
Modesto Salem Daytona
Best Defensive OF Travis Jankowski Michael Taylor Byron Buxton
Lake Elsinore Potomac Fort Myers
Best Outfield Arm Jon Garcia Tyler Naquin Willy Garcia
Rancho Cucamonga Carolina Bradenton
Most Exciting Player Addison Russell Francisco Lindor Miguel Sano
Stockton Carolina Fort Myers
Best Manager Prospect Webster Garrison Jason Wood Andy Haines
Stockton Myrtle Beach Jupiter