Baseball America Prospect Report

July 27, 2006
Compiled by Baseball America


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

ORG LVL PLAYERS                        AB  R  H  BI   AVG
ARI AAA Barden, Brian 3B  ...........   6  0  2   2  .311 - 2 2B (27)
ARI HiA Bonifacio, Emilio 2B  .......   4  1  2   0  .330 - 2 2B (27)

ATL HiA Holt, J.C. 2B  ..............   5  0  4   1  .235 - SB (22)
ATL R   Fontaine, Chase SS  .........   2  0  1   1  .328 

BAL HiA Reimold, Nolan RF  ..........   3  1  2   1  .263 - HR (13)
BAL R   Rowell, Bill 3B  ............   4  2  1   1  .214
BAL R   Pope, Kieron LF  ............   2  1  2   2  .348 - HR (4), 2B (14)

BOS AA  Ellsbury, Jacoby CF  ........   3  0  2   0  .367
BOS SS  Arambarris, Manuel 3B  ......   5  2  5   1  .368

CHC AA  Moore, Scott 3B  ............   4  1  2   1  .264 - HR (15)
CHC SS  Colvin, Tyler LF  ...........   5  1  2   1  .284 - 2B (9), SB (5)

CIN R   Loo, Milton DH  .............   5  3  3   3  .382 - 2 2B (5), HR (1)

CLE AA  Kouzmanoff, Kevin 3B  .......   3  3  2   1  .389 - 2B (22)
CLE AA  Mulhern, Ryan 1B  ...........   5  2  3   4  .272 - 2B (22), 2 HR (12)
CLE AA  Barton, Brian CF  ...........   3  2  2   2  .500 - HR (4); 13-for-26 in AA
CLE HiA Drennen, John CF  ...........   4  3  3   0  .333 - 2B (2)

COL HiA Herrera, Jonathan SS  .......   5  1  3   0  .301 - SB (22)
COL LoA Carte, Daniel RF  ...........   4  1  2   1  .266 - HR (11)

CWS AAA Owens, Jerry CF  ............   4  0  2   0  .261 - 2B (13)

DET AAA Raburn, Ryan LF  ............   3  2  2   2  .284 - HR (18)
DET HiA Larish, Jeff 1B  ............   4  1  3   0  .248 - 2B (27)
DET LoA Hollimon, Michael SS  .......   3  1  2   4  .279 - HR (13), 3B
DET LoA Maybin, Cameron DH  .........   4  3  4   0  .328 - Good at baseball
DET SS  Strieby, Ryan 1B  ...........   4  2  3   0  .289 - Fourth-round pick from Kentucky

HOU R   Ramirez, Ronald 2B  .........   5  1  2   1  .363 - 2B (13), 3B (2)

KC  AAA Keppinger, Jeff 3B  .........   4  4  3   2  .391 - 2 HR (2); recent acquisition from Mets
KC  AA  Lubanski, Chris LF  .........   4  2  2   0  .273 - 2B (27)
KC  AA  Gordon, Alex 3B  ............   4  1  3   3  .303 - HR (17)
KC  HiA Falu, Irving 2B  ............   3  0  2   0  .276 - 3B (5)
KC  R   Dickerson, Joe CF  ..........   5  2  4   2  .340 - 2B (8); fourth-round pick in 2005

LAA AAA Mathis, Jeff C  .............   3  1  1   2  .306 - HR (4)
LAA AAA Morales, Kendry 1B  .........   5  2  2   0  .314 - 2B (8)

LAD HiA Paul, Xavier RF  ............   5  2  2   2  .295 - HR (12)
LAD R   Mattingly, Preston SS  ......   5  1  2   1  .350 - 3B (1)

MIL R   Bouchie, Andy C  ............   4  2  2   1  .290 - 2B (6), SB (2)

MIN HiA Roberts, Brandon CF  ........   5  1  2   2  .298 - HR (3), SB (37)

NYY LoA Nunez, Eduardo SS  ..........   4  1  2   2  .237 - 2B

OAK HiA Leslie, Myron RF  ...........   4  1  2   1  .288 - HR (14)
OAK SS  Sulentic, Matt RF  ..........   3  0  1   0  .355  

PHI AAA Ruiz, Carlos C  .............   4  1  1   3  .317 - HR (10)

PIT AAA Davis, Rajai LF  ............   2  0  1   0  .275 - SB (31)
PIT LoA Corley, Brad RF  ............   4  3  3   4  .283 - HR (12), 2B

SD  AAA McAnulty, Paul 1B  ..........   4  1  2   2  .326 - HR (14)
SD  SS  Epping, Mike CF  ............   4  1  1   0  .287 - 2B (12); 13th-round pick out of New Orleans

SF  AAA Niekro, Lance 1B  ...........   4  1  1   1  .373 - HR (7)
SF  HiA Bowker, John LF  ............   4  0  2   2  .276 - 2B (23)
SF  SS  Burriss, Emmanuel SS  .......   4  1  2   1  .281

STL HiA Rasmus, Colby CF  ...........   3  2  2   2  .216 - 3B (3), HR (3)
STL LoA Jay, John LF  ...............   4  2  3   5  .365 - 2B
STL R   Garcia, Isa 3B-2B  ..........   4  4  3   0  .321 - 2B (6)

TB  AAA Young, Delmon RF  ...........   5  4  4   4  .354 - 2 HR (5), 3B (4)
TB  HiA Longoria, Evan 3B  ..........   4  0  2   0  .371 - 2B (6)
TB  HiA Perez, Fernando CF  .........   4  1  2   0  .292 - 2B (13), 3B (4)
TB  R   Jennings, Desmond CF  .......   4  0  2   0  .276 - SB (17)
TB  R   De Leon, Epifanio RF  .......   4  1  2   3  .222 - HR (2); raw power

TOR AAA Rios, Alex RF  ..............   3  0  1   1  .300 - 2B (1); rehab
TOR R   Snider, Travis RF  ..........   4  1  1   2  .308 - HR (5), A (1)

WAS HiA Desmond, Ian SS  ............   3  0  2   2  .233 - 2B (12)


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

ORG LVL PITCHERS                        IP  H  R  ER  BB  SO    ERA
ATL HiA Devine, Joey  ..............   1.0  1  2   2   1   2   7.71 - L (0-3); blown save
ATL LoA Lyman, Jeff  ...............   5.0  4  3   1   3   2   3.26

BAL AAA Burres, Brian  .............   5.0  4  2   1   4   3   3.29 - W (10-4); The Blade having a nice year
BAL AA  Liz, Radhames  .............   7.0  4  0   0   2   8   2.00 - W (2-1)
BAL LoA Erbe, Brandon  .............   5.0  2  0   0   0   5   2.85

CHC SS  Pawelek, Mark  .............   5.0  5  1   1   1   6   3.00 - W (1-3)
CHC SS  Papelbon, Jeremy  ..........   2.2  2  0   0   1   5   0.79

CIN AAA Claussen, Brandon  .........   6.0  6  3   3   0   3   7.15 - L (0-2); rehab
CIN R   Watson, Sean   .............   2.1  1  1   0   2   2   1.52

CLE AAA Guthrie, Jeremy  ...........   9.0  1  1   1   2   7   3.07 - W (6-3); 13-7 groundouts-flyouts
CLE HiA Lewis, Scott  ..............   5.2  3  0   0   2   6   1.48 - W (3-1)

COL LoA Roe, Chaz  .................   6.0  7  4   4   1   4   3.99 - L (3-4)
COL SS  Rodriguez, Aneury  .........   6.0  6  1   1   2   7   2.40 - W (2-1); 18-year-old righthander out of D.R.
COL R   Hynick, Brandon  ...........   6.0  3  2   0   0   8   2.21 - W (3-2); last 3 starts: 17 IP, 25 K, 0 BB

CWS AA  Harrell, Lucas  ............   4.1  4  5   5   7   2   11.00 - L (0-2)
CWS HiA Liotta, Ray  ...............   6.0  4  4   4   3   1   7.20 - L (1-2)

DET R   Sleeth, Kyle  ..............   6.1  9  3   3   0   5   3.63 - W (1-0)

FLA LoA Tucker, Ryan  ..............   7.0  4  2   1   1   6   5.15

HOU SS  Qualben, David  ............   5.0  4  3   2   1   2   1.36 - L (2-2); seventh-round pick from Pace
HOU R   Trinidad, Polin  ...........   5.1  8  5   5   0   4   1.31 - L (3-1)

LAA AA  Arredondo, Jose  ...........   4.0 10  9   7   1   7   6.67 - L (2-1); last 3 GS: 13 IP, 27 H, 17 ER
LAA LoA Mendoza, Tommy  ............   4.2 11  8   8   4   2   4.21 - L (8-6)
LAA R   Bell, Trevor  ..............   6.0  6  6   6   3   3   3.07 - L (3-1); 3 HR allowed

LAD R   Ketchner, Ryan   ...........   3.0  0  0   0   1   1   0.00 - Long road back for deaf southpaw

MIL AA  Gallardo, Yovani  ..........   6.2  5  1   1   3   8   0.72 - W (2-2)

NYM HiA Bannister, Brian  ..........   5.0  6  4   2   4   1   3.60 - rehab

SD  AAA Stauffer, Tim  .............   5.2  9  5   3   3   5   4.79 - W (5-9)
SD  LoA Culp, Nate  ................   6.0  5  1   0   0   2   0.00 - W (1-0); fourth-round pick from Missouri
SD  SS  Dunn, Brooks  ..............   4.1  5  3   1   1   0   4.05 - L (1-5); 23rd-round pick out of Mississippi State

SEA AA  Rohrbaugh, Robert   ........   6.0  5  1   1   3   3   2.86

SF  SS  Lincecum, Tim  .............   1.0  0  0   0   0   3   0.00 - Nice pro debut for 10th overall pick

STL AA  Lambert, Chris  ............   5.0  5  4   3   2   8   5.22 - W (9-8)
STL SS  Degerman, Eddie  ...........   4.0  6  3   2   2   5   3.60
STL R   North, Matt  ...............   5.0  8  3   2   3   2   4.94 - W (1-3)

TB  AAA Hammel, Jason   ............   3.2  8  7   4   1   5   4.69 - 2 HR allowed
TB  LoA Davis, Wade  ...............   6.0  6  2   2   1   2   3.19 - L (6-9)

TEX AAA Danks, John  ...............   4.2  6  6   5   2   5   5.97 - L (2-4); 3 HR allowed
TEX HiA Herrera, Danny Ray  ........   2.0  1  0   0   0   2   0.79 - W (1-0)
TEX SS  Wagner, Mike  ..............   5.0 10  4   4   0   6   4.93 - L (2-3); 18th-round pick out of Washington State
TEX R   Galarraga, Armando   .......   3.0  3  1   0   0   3   1.50 - Rehab
TEX R   Funk, Shane  ...............   0.2  3  4   4   2   0   7.15 - L (0-5)

TOR AAA Banks, Josh  ...............   6.2  9  7   5   4   3   5.49 - L (6-9)

WAS HiA Zinicola, Zech  ............   2.1  2  0   0   0   2   3.68 - W (1-0); solid bullpen work by Arizona State product


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