Baseball America Prospect Report

July 5, 2006
Compiled by Baseball America


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

ORG LVL PLAYERS                        AB  R  H  BI   AVG
ARI AAA Barden, Brian 3B  ...........   3  1  2   0  .287 - 2 2B (20)
ARI AAA Drew, Stephen SS  ...........   4  1  1   1  .285 - HR (13), E (14)
ARI AA  Gonzalez, Alberto SS  .......   3  1  3   1  .260
ARI AA  D'Antona, Jamie 1B  .........   3  1  1   0  .278 - E (11); 16 G hit streak
ARI HiA Reynolds, Mark 3B  ..........   3  1  1   1  .335 - HR (22); tied for second in minors in HR
ARI SS  Sharpe, Blake SS  ...........   4  2  2   3  .229 
ARI SS  Hankerd, Cyle LF  ...........   6  0  4   2  .381 - 2B 

ATL HiA Loadenthal, Carl LF  ........   6  2  4   1  .333
ATL R   Fontaine, Chase SS  .........   4  2  2   2  .318 - HR (2), 2B (3); Second-round pick
 
BAL R   Johnson, Justin C  ..........   3  1  1   2  .312 - HR (1); 16th-round pick
 
BOS R   Jones, Michael 1B    ........   3  2   2  1  .333 - HR (2) 
 
CHC AAA Pie, Felix RF  ..............   4  0  2   1  .248 - 2B (14)
CHC AA  Dopirak, Brian 1B  ..........   5  0  2   1  .222 - 2B (4)
 
CIN AAA Denorfia, Chris CF  .........   5  2  4   3  .351 - 2 2B (13), 3B (1)
CIN AA  Dickerson, Chris CF  ........   5  1  2   0  .219
CIN R   Valaika, Chris SS  ..........   5  1  2   0  .273 - 2B (4)

CLE AAA Marte, Andy 3B  .............   3  0  2   0  .273 
CLE R   Arnal, Cristo LF  ...........   3  2  2   1  .212 - Four stolen bases  

COL AAA Iannetta, Chris C  ..........   3  2  3   3  .407 - HR (2), 2 2B (3)
COL AA  Tulowitzki, Troy SS  .........  3  0  3   1  .284
COL HiA Miller, Matt RF  ............   5  1  2   3  .313 - HR (11)
COL SS  McKenry, Michael C  .........   4  0  2   2  .189 - 2B
 
CWS AAA Fields, Josh 3B  ............   3  1  2   0  .334 - 3B (3)
CWS AA  Nanita, Ricardo LF  .........   4  1  2   0  .288 - 3B (3)
CWS R   Carter, Chris DH  ...........   4  1  2   1  .373 - 2B (4), HR (5)

DET AAA Raburn, Ryan 2B  ............   3  2  2   3  .289 - HR (16), 2B (19)
DET LoA Maybin, Cameron CF  .........   4  1  3   2  .309 - HR (3)
 
HOU AA  Pence, Hunter RF  ...........   4  0  2   0  .290 - SB (10)
HOU LoA Iorg, Eli RF  ...............   6  2  3   2  .237 - 2B
HOU SS  Johnson, Chris 3B  ..........   4  1  3   3  .311 - 2 2B
HOU R   Henriquez, Ralph C  .........   5  2  4   1  .275 - CS (1); 2005 2nd-round pick hit .215/.246/.342 in Appy last year
HOU R   Ramirez, Reinaldo 2B  .......   3  1  2   1  .264 - SB (2)
 
KC  AA  Gordon, Alex 3B  ............   5  1  2   3  .308 - HR (11)
KC  LoA Johnson, Josh 2B  ...........   5  0  3   1  .265
KC  R   Castillo, Luis 3B  ..........   4  2  2   2  .400 - HR (1); on base in every game this season
KC  R   Herrera, Brenan DH  .........   4  2  4   4  .340 - HR (2)
KC  R   Perez, Alwin 2B  ............   4  2  2   0  .281 - 2 SB (2)
 
LAA AAA Mathis, Jeff C  .............   3  1  1   0  .286 - 2B (19)
LAA AA  Wood, Brandon SS  ...........   3  2  2   1  .300
LAA LoA Statia, Hainley SS  .........   4  3  2   1  .293 - 2 SB
LAA R   Phillips, P.J. 3B-SS  .......   4  0  1   1  .250 - 2B (5)

LAD AAA Guzman, Joel LF  ............   4  2  3   1  .288 - HR (9), 2B (13)
LAD AAA LaRoche, Andy 3B  ...........   4  1  1   0  .300 - Back in lineup after missing two weeks
LAD AAA Loney, James 1B  ............   3  2  2   1  .378 - HR (7)
LAD AAA Young, Delwyn RF  ...........   4  0  2   2  .279 - 2B (25)
LAD AA  Abreu, Tony 2B  .............   4  1  3   0  .289 - 2 2B (21)
LAD HiA Dewitt, Blake 2B  ...........   3  1  2   1  .275 - HR (11)
LAD R   Bell, Josh 3B  ..............   4  1  3   2  .340 - 2B (7)
LAD R   Mattingly, Preston DH  ......   4  0  3   3  .333 
 
MIL AAA Cruz, Nelson RF  ............   4  1  1   1  .280 - 2B (18)
MIL AA  Moss, Steve CF  .............   6  1  3   2  .257 - 2B (16), 2 CS (9)
MIL AA  Braun, Ryan 3B  .............   5  2  4   1  .245 - 2B (3)
MIL LoA Cain, Lorenzo RF  ...........   4  1  3   1  .304 - 2B
MIL R   Chapman, Stephen CF  ........   4  1  2   0  .375 - 3B (4)
MIL R   Lee, Carlos C  ...............  3  1  2   2  .500 - 2B (1)

MIN HiA Casilla, Alexi 2B  ..........   4  2  3   2  .320 - 3B (6); 2 SB (28)
MIN R   Palacios, Rodolfo C  ........   4  3  2   0  .323 
MIN R   Dolenc, Mark LF  ............   6  3  4   3  .217
 
NYY LoA Tabata, Jose RF  ............   4  2  2   0  .327
NYY R   Fermin, Angel 1B  ...........   3  2  3   0  .357 - 2B 
NYY R   Plumley, Grant 3B  ..........   3  1  2   0  .294  - 3B 

OAK HiA Petit, Gregorio 2B  .........   4  1  2   2  .254 - 2 2B (15)
OAK LoA Boyd, Chad RF  ..............   5  2  4   0  .350 - 2B
OAK SS  Cobb, Larry LF  .............   3  2  2   0  .340 - 2B 
 
PIT AAA Davis, Rajai CF  ............   4  1  2   0  .263 - 2B (11)
PIT AAA Duffy, Chris DH  ............   4  0  1   0  .250 - SB (2), CS (1)
PIT LoA Corley, Brad RF  ............   5  2  3   3  .298 - HR (9)

SD  HiA Headley, Chase 3B  ..........   5  3  3   4  .279 - 2B (19), HR (10)
 
SEA AAA Jones, Adam CF  .............   4  1  1   1  .278 - HR (13)
SEA AAA LaHair, Bryan 1B  ...........   4  0  1   1  .343 - 2B (6)
SEA AAA Snelling, Chris RF  .........   2  1  1   1  .298 - HR (3)
 
SF  LoA Maroul, Brad 3B  ............   4  2  2   3  .263 - HR (7)
SF  SS  Rohlinger, Ryan 3B  .........   4  0  2   1  .315 - 2B 
 
STL AA  Hanson, Travis 3B  ..........   4  1  2   0  .279
STL LoA Anderson, Bryan C  ..........   5  1  3   2  .309
STL LoA Greene, Tyler SS  ...........   5  2  2   2  .385 - HR (1); good since demotion
STL LoA Jay, John LF  ...............   5  1  2   2  .333 - HR (1)
 
TB  AAA Upton, B.J. DH  .............   4  0  3   1  .274 - 2B (18), 2 SB (34)
TB  AAA Young, Delmon RF  ...........   4  0  1   0  .370
TB  AA  Johnson, Elliot 2B  .........   3  1  2   0  .302 - SB (15)
TB  AA  Bankston, Wes 3B  ...........   4  1  2   1  .277 - HR (4)
TB  HiA Perez, Fernando CF  .........   4  1  4   5  .296 - 3B (3)
TB  LoA Groce, Garrett RF  ..........   4  1  2   1  .285 - 2B
TB  SS  Hamilton, Josh DH  ..........   3  1  1   0  .333 - 2B

TEX AAA Arias, Joaquin SS  ..........   2  1  1   0  .263 - SB (19)
TEX SS  Gerrard, Grant CF  ..........   5  2  4   2  .304 - 2 2B
TEX SS  Marquardt, Steven DH  .......   5  2  2   2  .246 - HR (1)
TEX SS  Heafner, Jay 2B  ............   4  2  3   1  .294 - 3 2B 
 
TOR AA  Cannon, Chip 1B  ............   5  2  2   2  .234
TOR HiA Patterson, Ryan CF  .........   3  1  1   4  .284 - GS (17)
TOR SS  Hopkins, Luke 1B  ...........   2  1  2   2  .294 - 2 2B

WAS R   Rooney, Sean C  .............   4  1  2   1  .421 - HR (1) 

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

ORG LVL PITCHERS                        IP  H  R  ER  BB  SO    ERA
ARI AA  Chico, Matt  .......................   8.0  3  1   1   2   5   2.24 - W (3-2)
ARI SS  Valdez, Cesar   ....................   6.0  4  1   1   1   5   3.38 - W (1-3) 
    
BAL AAA Loewen, Adam   .....................   7.0  3  0   0   0   10  0.00 - 7-4 groundouts-flyouts
BAL HiA Ramirez, Luis  .....................   8.0  1  1   1   1   4   4.11 - W (5-6)
    
BOS LoA Bowden, Michael  ...................   5.0  3  0   0   1   4   3.08 - W (5-4)

CHC AAA Guzman, Angel  .....................   3.0  1  0   0   1   4   4.03
CHC AA  Brownlie, Bobby  ...................   3.0  11 8   8   2   1   7.05 - L (2-7)
CHC HiA Veal, Donald  ......................   7.0  3  0   0   1   6   0.00 - W (1-0); 0 ER in first 18.2 IP in high A
CHC LoA Atkins, Mitch  .....................   6.0  5  0   0   3   2   2.45 - W (7-2)
CHC SS  Muldowney, William   ...............   5.0  7  3   1   0   6   1.84 - L (0-1) 
    
CLE AA  Laffey, Aaron   ....................   7.0  4  1   1   2   4   3.22
CLE HiA Lewis, Scott  ......................   4.1  4  0   0   2   2   1.22
    
CWS R   Woodson, Alex  .....................   4.1  5  5   5   1   5   6.06 - L (0-2); 2005 16th-round pick went 1-0, 2.55 in Appy last year
    
DET AA  Vasquez, Virgil   ..................   8.0  8  1   1   0   5   4.06
    
HOU AA  Douglass, Chance  ..................   7.0  5  0   0   3   8   3.22 - W (6-2)

KC  R   Chambliss, Tyler   .................   4.0  0  0   0   1   3   0.00 - Not a bad debut for 11th Rounder
KC  R   Mozingo, Harold  ...................   4.0  1  1   1   0   4  10.24 - W (1-1)

LAA AA  Green, Nick  .......................   6.2  6  2   2   2   3   4.19 - W (3-1)
    
LAD R   Haldis, Jon  .......................   6.0  3  2   0   2   2   2.81 - W (1-1) 
LAD R   Morris, Bryan   ....................   3.0  3  3   0   3   3   4.50 - 6-0 groundouts-flyouts
   
MIL HiA Parra, Manny  ......................   6.0  5  1   1   2   6   2.31
MIL R   Jeffress, Jeremy  ..................   2.0  1  0   0   0   2   3.00 - W (1-1)

NYY AA  Clippard, Tyler  ...................   8.0  1  0   0   2  11   4.29 - W (4-10)

OAK SS  Heuser, James   ....................   6.0  5  2   2   0   5   4.74 - W (2-2)
OAK R   Braden, Dallas   ...................   2.0  2  0   0   0   1   0.00 - Starting road back in AZL

PHI AA  Segovia, Zach  .....................   9.0  7  0   0   3   5   3.56 - W (5-4)
    
SD  AA  Thompson, Sean  ....................   4.0  4  2   2   0   4   3.45 - L (3-7)
    
SEA SS  Schilling, Michael  ................   5.0  4  3   2   3   6   1.44 - L (2-2) 

STL AA  Lambert, Chris  ....................   5.1  5  4   4   5   7   5.58 - L (7-7)
STL SS  Ottavino, Adam  ....................   6.1  2  1   0   1   4   0.00 - W (1-0)
STL R   North, Matt  .......................   2.2  3  3   3   4   1   7.04 - L (0-2); ninth-round pick
    
TB  AAA Howell, J.P.   .....................   5.0  5  1   1   1   3   2.25
TB  HiA Mason, Chris  ......................   6.0  8  1   1   1   2   3.34 - W (9-3)
TB  LoA Davis, Wade  .......................   6.2  8  4   4   1   9   2.81 - W (5-6)

TEX AAA Danks, John  .......................   6.0  4  0   0   0   8   2.00 - W (2-1)
TEX AA  Haigwood, Daniel   .................   3.1  3  2   0   5   4   0.00
    
TOR AAA Banks, Josh  .......................   6.2  4  1   1   2   7   5.21 - W (6-6); 6-7 groundouts-flyouts
TOR AAA Romero, Davis  .....................   2.0  1  0   0   1   1   5.91 - S (1)
    
WAS SS  Zinicola, Zech  ....................   2.0  3  0   0   0   2   0.00 - S (2)
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