Baseball America Prospect Report

July 7, 2006
Compiled by Baseball America


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

ORG LVL PLAYERS                        AB  R  H  BI   AVG
ARI SS  Sharpe, Blake SS  ...........   6  2  3   1  .281 
ARI SS  Contreras, Lester 1B  .......   6  2  3   3  .209 - 2 2B 

ATL R   Fontaine, Chase SS  .........   3  2  2   0  .340 - 2B (4); Second-round pick
ATL R   Coe, Adam 3B  ...............   4  0  1   1  .340 - 16 RBI leads league

CHC AAA Pie, Felix CF  ..............   4  0  1   0  .251 - 2B (15)
CHC AA  Patterson, Eric 2B  .........   4  2  1   2  .279 - 2B (18)
CHC AA  Dopirak, Brian 1B  ..........   5  1  2   2  .235
CHC SS  Canzler, Russell 1B  ........   3  1  2   0  .286 - 2B
CHC SS  Joseph, RF  .................   3  1  2   2  .373 

CIN AAA Denorfia, Chris CF  .........   2  0  1   1  .349
CIN AA  Dickerson, Chris CF  ........   4  1  2   0  .222
CIN AA  Votto, Joey 1B  .............   1  1  1   1  .325 - HR (19)
CIN R   Sanchez, Rafael 3B  .........   5  1  2   3  .290 
CIN R   Valaika, Chris SS  ..........   5  3  2   1  .283 - 2B (5)
CIN R   Stubbs, Drew CF  ............   4  1  1   1  .246 - 2B (1)

CLE AAA Marte, Andy 3B  .............   4  1  1   1  .270 - 2B (18)
CLE R   Pena, Roman DH  .............   4  2  3   0  .406 - 2B
CLE R   Rivero, Carlos SS  ..........   4  0  2   2  .265 - 2B 

COL AA  Czarniecki, Jordan CF  ......   4  0  2   1  .284 - 2B (19)
COL LoA Fowler, Dexter CF  ..........   4  2  2   1  .308 - SB (24), 2 CS (13)

CWS AA  Collaro, Thomas DH  .........   4  1  3   1  .229 - 2B (13)
CWS R   Gartrell, Stephen 1B  .......   5  2  2   0  .275 - 2 2B (6); 31st-round pick

FLA R   Garcia, Daniel 2B  ..........   4  1  2   0  .333 - 3B 

HOU AA  Anderson, Josh CF  ..........   5  2  3   2  .312 - 2B (17); 4 SB (26)
HOU HiA Santangelo, Lou C  ..........   4  2  3   3  .235 - 2 HR (10), 2B (11)
HOU R   Ramirez, Ronald SS  .........   3  1  2   0  .366 - 2 2B (5), SB (3)

KC  AA  Lubanski, Chris LF  .........   5  1  3   2  .265 - 2 2B (24)
KC  HiA Stodolka, Mike 1B  ..........   4  1  2   2  .296 - HR (10)
KC  R   Castillo, Luis 3B  ..........   4  0  2   0  .396 - 2B (4), 15 game on-base streak

LAA AAA Mathis, Jeff C  .............   4  0  2   0  .293 - 2B (20)

LAD AAA LaRoche, Andy 3B  ...........   5  1  2   1  .333 - HR (3)
LAD AAA Loney, James LF  ............   6  0  3   1  .383

MIL AAA Cruz, Nelson RF  ............   5  0  1   1  .279 - SB (17)

MIN AA  Oeltjen, Trent CF  ..........   5  2  2   1  .296 - 2B (10)
MIN R   Palacios, Rodolfo C  ........   4  1  2   2  .343 - 2B 

NYM AA  Gomez, Carlos RF  ...........   3  0  2   1  .230
NYM HiA Carp, Mike 1B  ..............   4  0  3   1  .264 - 2B (14), E (8)
NYM LoA Evans, Nick 1B  .............   4  0  4   3  .268 - 2 2B
NYM R   Contreras, Junior 1B  .......   3  0  2   1  .571 - 2 2B (3)

NYY LoA Nunez, Eduardo SS  ..........   6  2  3   0  .248
NYY LoA Vechionacci, Marcos 3B  .....   5  3  3   3  .275 - 2B
NYY R   Rodriguez, Gerardo C  .......   4  0  4   2  .368 - 2 2B (7); leads league in doubles

OAK AA  Buck, Travis LF  ............   4  1  2   0  .298 - 2B (18)
OAK AA  Melillo, Kevin 2B  ..........   3  0  2   1  .268 - 2B (17)
OAK SS  Valdez, Alexander 3B  .......   3  1  2   1  .179 - 3B 

PIT AAA Davis, Rajai LF  ............   4  0  1   0  .265 - SB (28)
PIT AA  Morgan, Nyjer RF  ...........   5  0  2   0  .353
PIT AA  Bixler, Brian SS  ...........   4  1  3   1  .226 - 2 2B (2); SB (1)
PIT SS  Presley, Alex CF  ...........   4  0  3   0  .179
PIT R   Igsema, Victor RF  ..........   4  1  2   2  .306 

SD  SS  Valverde, Kody C  ...........   2  0  2   1  .292  - 2B 

SF  SS  Guiterrez-Portalatin, Henry C   4  1  3   1  .405 - 2B 

STL HiA Marti, Amaury LF  ...........   4  3  2   3  .282 - 2B (6), HR (4); Cuban defector was 18th-round pick in June
STL R   Jones, Daryl LF  ............   4  1  2   5  .273 - HR (1); 2005 third-rounder hit .209/.311/.286 in Appy last year

TB  AAA Upton, B.J. SS  .............   4  2  1   1  .274 - SB (35)
TB  AAA Dukes, Elijah RF  ...........   4  0  2   2  .290
TB  HiA Longoria, Evan 3B  ..........   4  2  2   3  .292 - 2 HR (2)

TEX AA  Mahar, Kevin RF  ............   5  2  2   4  .244
TEX SS  Gerrard, Grant CF  ..........   6  2  4   2  .354
TEX SS  Tracy, Chad C  ..............   7  3  3   3  .302 - HR (3)

TOR AA  Lind, Adam LF  ..............   4  0  2   1  .302 - 2B (21)
TOR LoA Pettway, Brian RF-LF  .......   4  0  3   0  .268 - 2 2B
TOR R   Snider, Travis RF  ..........   4  0  2   3  .263 - 2B (2)



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

ORG LVL PITCHERS                        IP  H  R  ER  BB  SO    ERA
ATL AA  Harrison, Matt  ............   7.0  7  2   2   0   5   5.40 - L (0-2)
ATL HiA Atilano, Luis  .............   7.0  4  2   2   1   2   4.83 - W (4-7)
ATL R   Hyde, Lee   ................   2.0  1  0   0   0   4   0.00 - Fourth-round pick

BAL AA  Finch, Brian  ..............   6.0  7  3   2   2   5   3.24 - L (3-8)
BAL AA  Olson, Garrett  ............   5.2  7  3   3   0   7   5.29 - L (1-1)
BAL R   Britton, Zach   ............   2.0  3  2   1   1   2   4.50 - Third-round pick

CHC AAA Hill, Rich  ................   7.0  2  1   1   3   6   1.81 - W (6-1)
CHC HiA Berg, Justin  ..............   5.0  7  1   1   1   7   4.58 - W (6-6)
CHC SS  Samardzija, Jeff  ..........   4.0  5  1   1   1   1   3.00 - 1 throwing error
CHC SS  Papelbon, Jeremy   .........   2.1  1  0   0   0   4   0.00 - S (2) 

CIN AAA Dumatrait, Phil   ..........   7.0  4  3   3   4   5   4.43
CIN LoA Wood, Travis  ..............   7.0  7  3   2   0   8   3.72
CIN R   Mason, Dane  ...............   5.0  0  0   0   0   6   1.38 - W (1-0); signed from UT-Pan American

CLE AA  Lewis, Jensen  .............   7.0  6  0   0   0   7   0.00 - W (1-0)
CLE R   Diaz, Kelvin  ..............   6.0  2  0   0   4   4   1.17 

COL AAA Corpas, Manuel  ............   1.1  2  0   0   0   2   1.59
COL HiA Deduno, Samuel  ............   6.0  3  3   3   5   9   3.62 - L (3-5)

CWS AA  Broadway, Lance ...........    8.0  6  0   0   0   7   2.92 - W (5-6)

DET R   Aponte, Eleazar  ...........   7.0  4  0   0   0   8   2.40

FLA AAA Garcia, Jose  ..............   4.0  5  5   5   4   5  11.25 - L (0-1); AAA debut for emerging righthander
FLA LoA Tucker, Ryan  ..............   5.0  4  1   1   1   7   6.27 - W (3-8)
FLA SS  Sinkbeil, Brett  ...........   5.0  3  1   0   3   6   1.80 - W (1-0)

HOU LoA Bogusevic, Brian   .........   4.0  4  2   2   3   4   9.18 - Back in Low A!

KC  AA  Buckner, Billy   ...........   3.1  7  5   5   4   1   9.35
KC  R   Teaford, Everett   .........   4.0  1  0   0   1   1   2.70

LAA AAA Saunders, Joe  .............   6.0  7  2   2   6   2   2.40 - 12-2 groundouts-flyouts 
LAA LoA Mendoza, Tommy  ............   7.2  5  2   1   1   5   4.11 - W (6-5)
LAA R   Veras, Nicolas  ............   6.0  5  0   0   1   2   1.20 - W (2-0)

LAD R   Wall, Josh  ................   6.0  11 6   4   2   2   2.78 - L (1-1)

MIL AA  Gallardo, Yovani  ..........   4.2  4  1   0   5   5   0.00 - L (0-1)
MIL LoA Inman, Will  ...............   5.0  3  0   0   1  10   1.37 - W (4-1); G1: Back on track

MIN HiA Duensing, Brian  ...........   7.0  7  1   1   1   5   2.77 - W (2-4)
MIN LoA Waldrop, Kyle  .............   5.0  6  6   6   0   2   3.62

NYM LoA Parnell, Bobby  ............   7.0  5  2   2   2   4   4.37 - W (3-6)
NYM SS  Ruckle, Jacob  .............   8.2  1  0   0   0   5   2.61 - W (1-1)

NYY AAA White, Steven  .............   7.0  8  4   4   1   6   3.62 - L (2-3)
NYY AA  Karstens, Jeff  ............   6.0  4  1   1   2   5   2.31 - W (6-0)
NYY R   Monasterios, Carlos  .......   5.0  3  1   1   0   4   4.24 

OAK AAA Komine, Shane  .............   9.0  7  0   0   0   5   4.56 - W (6-7)
OAK HiA Ray, Jason  ................   7.0  3  1   1   3   7   4.00 - W (2-1)
OAK SS  Deal, Scott   ..............   5.0  6  0   0   1   3   1.64 - W (4-0); leads league in wins

PHI AA  Gonzalez, Gio  .............   5.0  6  3   3   2   3   4.08 - L (4-9)

PIT AA  Starling, Wardell  .........   6.0  2  1   1   1   1   3.79 - W (2-1)

SEA AA  Blackley, Travis  ..........   8.0  7  1   1   3   7   4.00 - L (6-6)

SF  AA  Misch, Pat   ...............   7.0  6  0   0   2   5   2.28

STL AA  Parisi, Mike  ..............   7.0  5  1   1   1   4   4.21 - W (4-4)
STL HiA Boggs, Mitchell  ...........   6.0  1  1   1   2   8   3.01 - W (7-3)
STL R   Herron, Tyler  .............   5.1  6  4   4   4   3   6.63 - L (0-3); 2005 first-rounder went 0-3, 5.62 in Appy last year

TB  AAA MacLane, Evan   ............   7.0  2  0   0   5   2   3.24
TB  AA  Sonnanstine, Andy  .........   9.0  3  0   0   1   9   3.02 - W (8-6)
TB  SS  Hellickson, Jeremy  ........   5.0  3  1   1   2   7   1.42

TEX AAA Eaton, Adam   ..............   2.0  0  0   0   0   2   0.00 - Rehab

TOR AAA McGowan, Dustin  ...........   5.0  6  5   5   5   7   4.68 - L (3-4)
TOR AA  Romero, Ricky  .............   5.0  7  6   6   3   3   9.00 - L (0-2)

WAS HiA Balester, Collin  ..........   7.0  5  1   1   2   5   5.35 - W (4-3); longest outing since May 4


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