Top 100 Prospects: No. 81-100

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81 JORDAN

WALDEN

RHP, ANGELS
100: Velocity (in mph)
that his fastball topped out at in the Pioneer League title game.
Opening

Day
Age: 20

ETA: 2010
 
91 NOLAN

REIMOLD

OF, ORIOLES
19.9: At-bats per homer
for Reimold throughout his pro career, which projects to 30 HR in 600
AB.
Opening

Day
Age: 24

ETA: 2009
82 SEAN

GALLAGHER

RHP, CUBS
36-15, 2.75: His career
record in four minor league seasons.
Opening

Day
Age: 22

ETA: 2008
 
92 GORKYS

HERNANDEZ

OF, BRAVES
2 Potential all-star
center fielders traded by the Tigers in the offseason; Hernandez helped land
Edgar Renteria, while Cameron Maybin was a key to the Miguel Cabrera/Dontrelle
Willis deal.
Opening

Day
Age: 20

ETA: 2010
83 PHILLIPPE

AUMONT

RHP, MARINERS
14: Age at which he began
pitching; four years later he went 11th overall in the draft.
Opening

Day
Age: 19

ETA: 2011
 
93 NEFTALI

FELIZ

RHP, RANGERS
2: Wins in three pro
seasons; but while he’s raw, he can hit 99 mph on the radar gun.
Opening

Day
Age: 19

ETA: 2011
84 TIM

ALDERSON

RHP, GIANTS
123-4: K-BB ratio between
high school and pro ball last year
Opening

Day
Age: 19

ETA: 2010
 
94 MICHAEL

BOWDEN

RHP, RED SOX
1.37: His ERA with
hitter-friendly Lancaster in 2007; the rest of the JetHawks combined for a 5.64
ERA.
Opening

Day
Age: 21

ETA: 2009
85 BRYAN

ANDERSON

C, CARDINALS
.298: Batting average
last season, which ranked fifth in the Texas League though he was the circuit’s
youngest position player.
Opening

Day
Age: 21

ETA: 2009
 
95 HECTOR

GOMEZ

SS, ROCKIES
2:  Ranking on our South Atlantic League
prospects list last year, the highest for a shortstop since B.J. Upton (No. 1)
in 2003.
Opening

Day
Age: 20

ETA: 2010
86 COLLIN

BALESTER

RHP, NATIONALS
2: Baseball’s ranking on
his list of favorite sports before high school; surfing was his
preference.
Opening

Day
Age: 21

ETA: 2008
 
96 RYAN

KALISH

OF, RED SOX
.368: His average in 23
New York-Penn League games last year, before an errant pitch broke his hamate
bone
Opening

Day
Age: 19

ETA:
2010
87 BEAU

MILLS

3B/1B,
INDIANS
38: Homers hit last
spring at Lewis-Clark State (Idaho), an NAIA record.
Opening

Day
Age: 21

ETA: 2009
 
97 CHRIS

PEREZ

RHP, CARDINALS
.155: Opponent batting
average against him in two years of pro ball.
Opening

Day
Age: 22

ETA: 2008
88 SCOTT

ELBERT

LHP, DODGERS
3: Starts he made last
year before having scar tissue removed from his shoulder in June.
Opening

Day
Age: 22

ETA: 2009
 
98 GREG

REYNOLDS

RHP, ROCKIES
8: Starts he made in 2007
before rotator-cuff inflammation necessitated minor surgery.
Opening

Day
Age: 22

ETA: 2009
89 STEVE

PEARCE

1B/OF, PIRATES
.622, 113: Slugging
percentage (second-highest in the minors) and RBIs (third-highest) last
season.
Opening

Day
Age: 24

ETA: 2008
 
99 JEFF

NIEMANN

RHP, RAYS
6-9, 280: His height and
weight, making him the biggest player on the Top 100.
Opening

Day
Age: 25

ETA: 2008
90 JOE

SAVERY

LHP, PHILLIES
.356, 20: Batting average
and homers in three seasons at Rice, though he’ll concentrate on pitching as a
pro.
Opening

Day Age:
22

ETA: 2010
 
100 DREW

STUBBS

OF, REDS
.366: Batting average
after he started choking up on the bat late last season.
Opening

Day Age:
23

ETA:2010
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