Triple-A Best Tools




The following were selected by a survey of league managers.

 INTERNATIONAL LEAGUEPACIFIC COAST LEAGUE
Best Batting ProspectJoey Votto, LouisvilleRyan Braun, Nashville
Best Power ProspectShelley Duncan, Scranton/Wilkes-BarreRick Ankiel, Memphis
Best Strike-Zone JudgmentJoey Votto, LouisvilleDaric Barton, Sacramento
Best BaserunnerJacoby Ellsbury, PawtucketFreddy Guzman, Oklahoma
Fastest BaserunnerJacoby Ellsbury, PawtucketFelix Pie, Iowa
Best Pitching ProspectKevin Slowey, RochesterTim Lincecum, Fresno
Best FastballMatt Garza, RochesterTim Lincecum, Fresno
Best Breaking PitchAndy Sonnanstine, DurhamTim Lincecum, Fresno
Best ChangeupEdwar Ramirez, Scranton/Wilkes-BarreJosh Newman, Colorado Springs
Best ControlKevin Slowey, RochesterYovani Gallardo, Nashville
Best RelieverCory Doyne, NorfolkRyan Speier, Colorado Springs
Best Defensive CatcherJason Jaramillo, OttawaKurt Suzuki, Sacramento
Best Defensive First BasemanCasey Rogowski, CharlotteJames Loney, Las Vegas
Best Defensive Second BasemanMatt Tolbert, RochesterTony Abreu, Las Vegas
Best Defensive Third BasemanMike Hessman, ToledoBrian Barden, Tucson
Best Defensive ShortstopYunel Escobar, RichmondChin-Lung Hu, Las Vegas
Best Infield ArmYunel Escobar, RichmondTony Abreu, Las Vegas
Best Defensive OutfielderJacoby Ellsbury, PawtucketAdam Jones, Tacoma
Best Outfield ArmRyan Raburn, ToledoAdam Jones, Tacoma
Most Exciting PlayerBen Francisco, BuffaloRyan Braun, Nashville
Best Manager ProspectTrent Jewett, IndianapolisTony DeFrancesco, Sacramento