Baseball America Prospect Report

Aug. 28, 2006
Compiled by Baseball America


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

ORG LVL PLAYERS                        AB  R  H  BI   AVG
ARI AAA Callaspo, Alberto SS  .......   4  2  1   1  .334 - HR (6); optioned after Craig Counsell returned from DL
ARI HiA Rahl, Chris DH  .............   4  1  1   0  .338 - 3B (8), 2 SB (19)

ATL AAA Thorman, Scott 1B  ..........   5  1  2   0  .302 - SB (4)
ATL HiA Sammons, Clint DH  ..........   5  2  3   2  .246 - HR (8)

BAL R   Adams, Ryan 2B  .............   5  1  1   1  .264 - 2B (7), E (6)

BOS HiA Natale, Jeff 2B  ............   4  2  2   0  .278 - 9 for last 17; hitting .360 in August

CHC AAA Patterson, Eric 2B  .........   4  0  1   0  .417
CHC AA  Moore, Scott 1B-3B  .........   4  0  2   1  .280
CHC SS  Colvin, Tyler LF  ...........   5  2  1   4  .278 - HR (6)

CIN AAA Denorfia, Chris RF  .........   2  1  1   3  .349 - HR (7)
CIN AAA Harris, Brendan 3B  .........   5  2  4   2  .345 - HR (5)
CIN R   Valaika, Chris SS  ..........   4  0  0   0  .329 - Hit streak ends at Pioneer League record 32 games

CLE AA  Snyder, Brad RF  ............   4  2  4   0  .266 - 3B (5)
CLE HiA Drennen, John CF  ...........   5  1  2   1  .253 - 3B (2)

COL AAA Baker, Jeff RF  .............   4  2  2   1  .300 - HR (14), 2B (3), 2 SB (13)
COL AAA Quintanilla, Omar 2B  .......   5  0  2   1  .281 - 2B (21)
COL AA  Gaetti, Joe CF  .............   4  1  2   0  .291 - 3B (4)
COL AA  Stewart, Ian 3B  ............   3  1  3   1  .268 - 2B (39)

CWS AAA Fields, Josh 3B  ............   5  2  3   1  .310 - HR (19), 2B (31)
CWS AAA Sweeney, Ryan CF  ...........   5  0  2   1  .296

FLA AA  Carroll, Brett RF-CF  .......   4  2  3   2  .235 - HR (8)

HOU AAA Conrad, Brooks 2B  ..........   4  1  2   1  .262 - HR (20)

KC  AA  Lubanski, Chris LF  .........   6  4  4   4  .282 - 2 HR (15), 3B (11)
KC  AA  Gordon, Alex 3B  ............   4  2  3   4  .326 - HR (29)
KC  AA  Maier, Mitch CF  ............   5  1  3   1  .303 - HR (13), 2 2B (34)

LAA AA  Rodriguez, Sean SS  .........   4  2  2   1  .317 - HR (2)

LAD AAA Kemp, Matt CF  ..............   5  1  4   2  .351 - 2B (13)
LAD AAA LaRoche, Andy 3B  ...........   5  2  3   2  .320 - HR (9), 2B (11)
LAD R   Bell, Josh 3B  ..............   4  2  3   7  .297 - 2 HR (12); 2005 fourth rounder
LAD R   Taloa, Rick 1B  .............   5  2  4   2  .286 -3 2B (13)

MIL AA  Braun, Ryan 3B  .............   4  1  1   1  .288 - HR (13)
MIL AA  Gallardo, Yovani P  .........   3  1  2   0  .381 - does it all
MIL LoA Ford, Darren CF  ............   4  2  2   1  .284 - HR (7)
MIL R   Errecart, Chris LF-RF  ......   6  2  3   6  .316 - HR (12)
MIL R   De La Cruz, Fredy SS  .......   6  3  3   4  .280 - HR (6), 2B (9)

MIN LoA Parmalee, Chris 1B  .........   3  0  2   1  .250

NYY AA  Gardner, Brett CF  ..........   5  2  2   1  .260

OAK AA  Colamarino, Brant DH  .......   4  2  3   3  .286 - HR (16), 2B (35)

SD  AA  Macias, Drew CF  ............   5  2  3   2  .253
SD  SS  Huffman, Chad LF  ...........   3  3  2   1  .343 - HR (9), 2B (17)

SEA AAA Clement, Jeff C  ............   5  0  3   1  .256 - 2B (10)
SEA AA  Balentien, Wladimir CF  .....   3  2  1   4  .233 - HR (22)

SF  SS  Burriss, Emmanuel SS  .......   7  1  3   2  .302 - 2B (6), 2 E (15)

STL AA  Marti, Amaury LF  ...........   3  1  2   0  .221 - CS (1)
STL LoA Hamilton, Mark 1B  ..........   3  1  2   3  .280 - HR (3); Game 1

TB  AAA Guzman, Joel 3B  ............   5  1  2   2  .224 - HR (4), 2B (4)
TB  AAA Young, Delmon RF  ...........   5  0  1   2  .316
TB  LoA Groce, Garrett CF  ..........   6  2  3   1  .268 - 2 SB (27)
TB  R   Jennings, Desmond CF ........   6  1  3   1  .266 - HR (2), SB (31)

TEX AA  Mahar, Kevin RF  ............   4  4  3   2  .265 - HR (19), 2B (35)

TOR AAA Santos, Sergio SS  ..........   4  0  2   1  .213 - 2B (24)
TOR AA  Patterson, Ryan LF  .........   4  1  2   1  .236 - HR (5)
TOR R   Chavez, Yohermyn RF  ........   5  1  1   0  .276 - 2B (9); seven of nine extra-base hits in Aug.
TOR R   Emanuele, Chris CF  .........   5  2  3   3  .321 - HR (2), 2B (15)

WAS HiA Ivany, Devin C  .............   6  1  2   2  .264 - 2B (19)


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

ORG LVL PITCHERS                        IP  H  R  ER  BB  SO    ERA
ARI R   Norberto, Jordan  ..........   6.0  3  0   0   2   8   3.04

ATL AAA Davies, Kyle  ..............   8.0  4  0   0   1   5   0.60 - W (2-0)
ATL LoA Jones, Beau  ...............   2.2  7  9   9   4   2   5.62 - L (4-5)
ATL R   Richmond, Jamie  ...........   2.0  0  0   0   0   1   1.21

BAL AA  Liz, Radhames   ............   6.0  5  3   3   3   7   5.36

BOS LoA Rozier, Michael  ...........   6.0  2  0   0   1   3   3.61 - W (5-6)

CHC AAA Marshall, Sean  ............   7.0  6  1   0   3   7   3.32 - 11-1 groundouts-flyouts
CHC LoA Atkins, Mitch  .............   5.0  7  4   4   2   3   2.55 - L (12-4); Game 2
CHC SS  Pawelek, Mark  .............   5.0  4  1   1   1   6   2.41 - W (3-5)

CLE AA  Pesco, Nick  ...............   5.0  7  6   5   2   2   5.21 - L (6-7)
CLE AA  Sipp, Tony   ...............   2.0  3  2   2   0   2   3.30
CLE HiA Ness, Joe  .................   5.0  6  2   2   3   6   3.68
CLE SS  Huff, David  ...............   2.0  1  0   0   0   3   7.94

COL LoA Lindsay, Shane  ............   6.2  4  1   1   1   8   2.83 - L (2-1)
COL SS  Rodriguez, Aneury  .........   4.0  3  0   0   0   6   4.57

CWS R   Edwards, Justin  ...........   3.0 11  8   7   0   4   5.30 - L (3-7); rough final outing for third-round pick

FLA AAA Petit, Yusmeiro  ...........   6.0  6  4   4   0   7   4.28 - 1-10 groundouts-flyouts
FLA LoA Sinkbeil, Brett   ..........   4.0  6  5   5   2   4   4.54

HOU AAA Buchholz, Taylor  ..........   5.0  7  3   3   2   4   4.97
HOU R   Severino, Sergio  ..........   6.0  2  0   0   3   8   2.90 - W (6-3)

LAA AA  Rodriguez, Rafael   ........   7.0  8  3   3   0   3   6.73
LAA R   Haynes, Jeremy  ............   5.1  6  0   0   0   4   2.84 - W (3-1)

LAD AAA Kuo, Hong-Chi   ............   3.0  1  1   1   1   5   3.06
LAD AA  Elbert, Scott  .............   7.0  5  3   3   1   3   3.70 - W (6-4)

MIL AAA Villanueva, Carlos  ........   6.0  5  2   2   2   5   2.78 - L (7-1)
MIL AA  Gallardo, Yovani  ..........   8.0  4  2   2   1   8   1.70 - W (5-2)
MIL LoA Garrison, Steve  ...........   6.0  2  0   0   1   4   3.45 - W (7-6)
MIL R   Mercedes, Roque  ...........   6.0  4  2   0   0   2   4.98 - W (4-4)

MIN AAA Baker, Scott  ..............   7.2  5  3   3   2   6   2.67 - L (5-4)
MIN LoA Smit, Alexander  ...........   7.0  0  0   0   4  11   2.93

NYM AAA Soler, Alay  ...............   5.0  7  5   5   2   7   9.00 - L (0-1); AAA debut

NYY AA  Clippard, Tyler  ...........   5.0  6  2   2   2   5   3.50 - W (12-10)

OAK AAA Komine, Shane  .............   6.0  4  2   1   2   4   3.69 - W (11-7)
OAK AA  McBeth, Marcus  ............   1.0  0  0   0   0   1   2.50 - S (23)
OAK R   Braden, Dallas  ............   5.0  3  2   2   1  10   0.86 - W (2-0); second straight double-digit strikeout outing

PHI LoA Outman, Josh  ..............   5.0  6  1   1   2   5   2.89 - W (14-6)
PHI SS  Carpenter, Drew  ...........   4.2  3  0   0   1   7   0.00 - Game 2

SD  AA  Thompson, Sean   ...........   6.0  8  4   4   2   5   3.56
SD  LoA Leblanc, Wade  .............   5.0  4  0   0   1   8   2.28 - W (3-1)

SEA AA  Bazardo, Yorman  ...........   5.1 14  9   9   0   2   3.56 - L (6-4)
SEA HiA Baldwin, Andrew  ...........   8.0  6  0   0   0   3   0.00 - W (2-0); Moyer trade paying early dividends for M's

SF  AAA Valdez, Merkin   ...........   2.2  2  2   2   2   4   5.80
SF  HiA Lincecum, Tim  .............   5.2  1  0   0   2  11   2.38 - wow

TB  AA  Sonnanstine, Andy  .........   7.0  7  1   1   1   6   2.77 - W (15-7)
TB  LoA Walker, Matt  ..............   6.0  7  3   2   2   5   2.77

TEX AAA Danks, John  ...............   5.1  4  2   2   3   2   4.32 - W (4-4)
TEX AA  Diamond, Thomas  ...........   5.0  3  3   3   2   5   3.96 - W (12-5)

TOR AAA Banks, Josh  ...............   6.1  4  1   1   1   5   5.25 - W (10-10)
TOR AAA McGowan, Dustin  ...........   2.2  0  0   0   1   0   4.46 - S (1); first pro save, 6-2 groundouts-flyouts

WAS AA  Mock, Garrett  .............   6.0  8  4   4   1   3   10.26 - L (0-4)


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