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Low Class A 2013 Best Tools


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

Byron Buxton

Byron Buxton (Photo by Mike Janes)

Managers and coaches in the two low Class A Leagues selected the best tools for their respective leagues.

MIDWEST LEAGUE SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE
Best Batting Prospect Byron Buxton Rosell Herrera
Cedar Rapids Asheville
Best Power Prospect Adam Brett Walker Joey Gallo
Cedar Rapids Hickory
Best Strike-Zone Judgment Tommy Coyle Mookie Betts
Bowling Green Greenville
Best Baserunner Mallex Smith Micah Johnson
Fort Wayne Kannapolis
Fastest Baserunner Andrew Toles Terrence Gore
Bowling Green Lexington
Best Pitching Prospect Robert Stephenson Tyler Glasnow
Dayton West Virginia
Best Fastball Robert Stephenson Tyler Glasnow
Dayton West Virginia
Best Breaking Pitch Lance McCullers Jr. Lucas Sims
Quad Cities Rome
Best Changeup Ismael Guillon Alexander Claudio
Dayton Hickory
Best Control Dylan Unsworth Gabriel Ynoa
Clinton Savannah
Best Reliever Scott Griggs Tyler Mizenko
Great Lakes Augusta
Best Defensive Catcher Luke Maile Tom Murphy
Bowling Green Asheville
Best Defensive 1B Matt Olson Jayce Boyd
Beloit Savannah
Best Defensive 2B Jorge Polanco Dilson Herrera
Cedar Rapids West Virginia
Best Defensive 3B Brandon Drury Joey Gallo
South Bend Hickory
Best Defensive SS Carlos Correa Raul A. Mondesi
Quad Cities Lexington
Best Infield Arm Carlos Correa Joey Gallo
Quad Cities Hickory
Best Defensive OF Byron Buxton Lewis Brinson
Cedar Rapids Hickory
Best Outfield Arm Gabriel Guerrero Jesus Solarzano
Clinton Greensboro
Most Exciting Player Byron Buxton Rosell Herrera
Cedar Rapids Asheville
Best Manager Prospect Jake Mauer Mike Goff
Cedar Rapids Augusta