Baseball America Prospect Report

June 22, 2006
Compiled by Baseball America


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-------------------------  Batters ------------------------ 

ORG LVL PLAYERS                        AB  R  H  BI   AVG
ARI AA  Montero, Miguel C  ..........   5  1  4   1  .278
ARI HiA Reynolds, Mark SS  ..........   3  1  2   3  .336 - 2B (15)

ATL R   Flowers, Tyler 1B  ..........   5  1  2   0  .400 - Braves draft-and-follow out of Chipola has power
ATL R   Fontaine, Chase SS  ........    3  3  2   0  .667 - Braves 2nd-rounder considered one of top JC hitters
ATL R   Parliament, Adam 1B  .......    5  1  2   1  .400 - 2B

BOS AA  Moss, Brandon RF  ..........    5  1  2   1  .258 - 2 2B (21)
BOS R   Fernandez-Oliva, Carlos LF .    5  2  3   3  .333 - 2B, 2-run HR (1)
BOS R   Sosa, Roberto DH  ..........    5  1  3   1  .571 - 2B, HR

CIN AA  Votto, Joey 1B  ............    3  1  1   3  .315 - HR (14); 5 HR in last 7 games and .364-6-21 in June
CIN R   Parker, Logan 1B  ..........    3  2  3   2  .714 - 2 BB, HR (1); 12th Round
CIN R   Stubbs, Drew CF  ...........    5  1  1   0  .286 - OF Assist (1); 1st Round (8)

CLE AA  Goleski, Ryan LF  ..........    4  0  2   0  .324 - 2 2B (7)
CLE AA  Mulhern, Ryan 1B  ..........    4  2  2   1  .271 - 2B (18)
CLE HiA Brown, Jeremy LF  ..........    5  3  3   5  .273 - GS (7)
CLE R   Pena, Roman RF  ............    3  1  3   1  1.000 - 2B 

COL R   Agustin, Jhaysson C  .......    4  2  2   3  .286 - 2 2B (2)

CWS R   Gerst, Kent CF  ............    5  1  2   0  .400 - 3B (1); White Sox' 8th-round speedster
CWS R   Shelby, John 2B  ...........    5  2  3   1  .333 - 5th Round

KC  R   Bigler, Brett RF  ..........    3  3  2   2  .667 - 2 SB (2); 7th Round

LAA AAA Aybar, Eric SS  ............    4  1  1   2  .303 - HR (5)
LAA AAA Kendrick, Howie 2B  ........    4  1  2   1  .398 - HR (10)
LAA R   Phillips, P.J. 3B  .........    2  0  1   0  .333 - CS (1), E (2); 2005 2nd round

LAD AA  Hu, Chin Lung SS  ..........    5  1  1   3  .264 - HR (1)
LAD AAA Young, Delwyn RF  ..........    4  1  2   1  .281 - HR (9), 2B (21)
LAD R   Jensen, Chris RF  ..........    5  1  2   6  .400 - GS (1), 2B (1); 22nd round
LAD R   Perez, Eduardo 3B  .........    4  3  3   3  .500
LAD R   Garcia, Yosanddy 2B  .......    5  3  3   3  .333 - 2B
LAD R   Matthews, Brian 3B  ........    4  1  3   5  .429 - 2B

MIL R   Chapman, Stephen CF  .......    4  1  3   2  .571 - 2 2B (2); 2004 5th Round

MIN AA  Oeltjen, Trent LF  .........    4  2  3   2  .325 - 2B (7), SB (15)
MIN AA  Span, Denard CF  ...........    4  2  2   2  .295 - 2B (6)
MIN R   Sanchez, Henry 1B  .........    6  1  2   1  .333 - HR (1); Twins '05 supplemental 1st-rounder

NYY AA  Howard, Kevin 3B  ..........    4  1  2   1  .224
NYY R   Rodriguez, Gerardo DH  .....    4  2  3   2  .750 - 2B, 2 HR 

OAK SS  Mitchell, Jermaine RF  .....    4  1  3   0  .727 - 2B (1)
OAK SS  Smith, Jacob DH  ...........    5  1  2   3  .154 - 3-run HR (1) 

PIT AA  Guzman, Javier SS  .........    5  1  2   0  .248 - 2B (12)

SD  AA  Cruz, Luis 2B  .............    3  2  2   0  .279
SD  AA  Macias, Drew CF  ...........    4  1  1   4  .254 - 2B (12)
SD  AA  Sinisi, Vince LF  ..........    5  2  2   3  .237 - 2B (10)
SD  HiA Headley, Chase 3B  .........    5  2  2   1  .278 - HR (9)
SD  SS  Cooper, Craig DH  ..........    5  1  3   0  .438 - 2B

SEA AAA Jones, Adam RF  ............    4  1  1   3  .262 - HR (11)
SEA AAA LaHair, Bryan 1B  ..........    4  1  2   3  .312 - HR (1), first since promotion to Triple-A

STL R   Pham, Tommy SS  ............    5  2  4   1  .800 - 3B (1), SB (1); better talent than 16th round

TEX HiA Harrison, Ben LF  ..........    6  2  4   2  .294
TEX SS Gerrard, Grant CF  ..........    4  0  2   3  .400 - 2 3B (2)

TOR R   Aguilar, Heliezer LF  ......    5  2  2   3  .400 - HR (1); Venezuelan repeating Appy

-------------------------  Pitchers ----------------------- 

ORG LVL PITCHERS                        IP  H  R  ER  BB  SO    ERA
ARI AAA Owings, Micah  ...........     6.2  6  1   1   1   4   0.71 - W (2-0); pitching in 100 degree heat

ATL AA  Lerew, Anthony  ..........     4.0  4  1   1   1   2   2.25 - first AA outing since 6/19/05

BAL AA  Olson, Garrett  ..........     5.1  7  6   5   4   5   8.44 - AA debut

BOS R   Gonzales, Carlos  ........     3.0  3  1   0   1   2   0.00 - BS (1), W (1-0)

CHC AAA Hill, Rich  ...............    7.0  4  0   0   0  10   2.12 - W (4-1)

CLE AA  Miller, Adam  .............    7.0  4  1   1   2  10   3.75 - W (7-4)

COL SS  Sullivan, Joshua  .........    5.0  3  0   0   2   5   0.00    

CWS AA  Broadway, Lance  ..........    6.2  8  5   3   0   4   2.90 - L (4-5)
CWS HiA Harrell, Lucas  ...........    6.0  6  0   0   0   6   1.85 - W (7-1)

DET AA  Vasquez, Virgil  ..........    6.1  5  3   3   1   5   4.15 - W (4-6)

FLA AA  Garcia, Jose  .............    6.0  6  4   3   1   5   1.93 - L (1-1)
FLA HiA Hernandez, Gaby  ..........    5.0  5  0   0   3   4   3.83 - W (8-3)

KC  HiA Gragg, John  ..............    8.0  5  2   2   0  11   3.40 - W (3-3)

LAA AAA Saunders, Joe  ............    7.0  7  2   2   0   6   2.50 - W (8-3)

LAD R   Wall, Josh  ...............    5.2  3  1   1   3   2   1.59 - W (1-0); 2005 2nd Round

MIL HiA Gallardo, Yovani  .........    4.2  3  2   2   3   3   2.09

MIN AA  Garza, Matt  ..............    2.0  6  7   6   4   0   2.63
MIN HiA Slowey, Kevin  ............    7.2  4  2   0   2   7   1.01 - L (4-2); 4 BB in last 2 starts, 99-9 K-BB ratio in 89 IP overall
MIN R   Burnett, Alex  ............    6.0  2  0   0   0   6   0.00 - Twins 2005 12th-rounder
MIN R   Tippett, Bradley  .........    2.0  1  0   0   0   2   0.00 - S (1)

NYM R   Calero, Angel  ............    2.1  9 10  10   2   0  38.57 - L (0-1)

NYY AA  Karstens, Jeff  ...........    7.0  1  1   1   3   8   2.48

SEA SS  Dilone, Natividad  ........    5.0  3  0   0   1   5   0.00

STL HiA Hawksworth, Blake  ........    7.0  7  2   2   0  10   2.47 - W (7-2)
STL R   Herron, Tyler  ............    3.0 11  9   6   1   1  18.00 - L (0-1); 2005 supplemental first-rounder repeating Appy

TEX HiA Bannister, John  ..........    7.0  2  1   1   4   9   5.42 - W (3-8)

WAS R   Rincon, Jonathan  .........    6.0  2  0   0   1   1   0.00 - W (1-0)
 
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