The Baseball America Prospect Report

June 24, 2004
Compiled by Kevin Goldstein
Statistical information courtesy of SportsTicker


Check out the The Baseball America Draft Almanac

The Baseball America Draft Almanac is a complete listing of the first-year player draft selections from its inception in 1965 through the 2003 draft. Every year and every draft selection is included, all in one place, from the draft authority, Baseball America.


Online at BaseballAmerica.com


Notes from 6/23

----------------  AAA International League ---------------- 

no games

----------------  AAA Pacific Coast League ----------------  

TM  PLAYERS            AB  R  H BI   AVG
ANA C.Kotchman 1B       4  0  2  1  .357 - 2B
CHC J.Dubois LF         4  2  4  4  .305 - 3 2B, HR (15)
CHC B.Harris 2B         5  3  2  3  .328 - HR (5); .449 in June
COL G.Atkins 3B         2  0  2  2  .303 - SF
COL C.Barmes SS         3  1  1  1  .344 - HR (11), SH
COL C.Freeman CF        3  1  2  1  .289 - 2B
COL B.Hawpe RF          3  2  3  1  .282 - 2 2B
FLA C.Aguila CF         4  0  2  1  .300 - CS
HOU J.Buck DH           4  0  2  2  .300  
KC  D.DeJesus CF        4  1  2  0  .315 - SB, HBP; 8 straight multi-hit G
LA  A.Perez SS          4  1  2  0  .300 - CS
OAK D.Johnson 1B        4  2  2  2  .305 - HR (15), BB
OAK G.Koonce DH         3  0  2  1  .281 - 2B, BB, SF
OAK N.Swisher CF        5  1  2  1  .262 - 2B, HR (12), K
OAK M.Teahen 3B         4  0  2  2  .275 - 2 2B, BB, K
PIT J.Davis RF          4  1  2  1  .273 - HR (7), K
STL J.Gall 1B           3  2  2  1  .330 - 2 2B, BB
SD  X.Nady DH           4  1  2  2  .333 - 2B, HR (8)
SF  J.Ellison CF        5  0  2  0  .303 - 2 K
SEA G.Jacobs LF         5  0  2  0  .262 - 2 2B, K
TEX A.Gonzalez 1B       3  1  1  2  .303 - 2B, 2 BB; 27 RBIs in last 15 G

TM  PITCHERS              IP   H   R  ER  BB   K  HR    ERA
CHC R.Nolasco (W,2-2)    6.0   8   2   2   1   8   0    9.17
HOU T.Buchholz (W,5-7)   5.0   5   3   3   1   3   1    6.19
LA  E.Jackson            6.0   5   2   2   3   6   0    5.15

-------------------- AA Eastern League -------------------- 

TM  PLAYERS            AB  R  H BI   AVG
DET R.Raburn 2B         3  2  2  1  .205 - 2 BB, K; 10-for-18 in last 4 G
NYM W.Lydon LF          4  2  2  0  .268 - 2B, BB, SB, CS
NYY B.Sardinha 3B       3  1  1  2  .273 - HR (1)
PIT J.Keppinger 2B      5  0  2  1  .405

TM  PITCHERS              IP   H   R  ER  BB   K  HR    ERA
BAL B.Finch (L,2-6)      0.2   5   6   6   1   1   0    8.49 - ouch
CLE D.Denham (L,0-1)     6.0   7   4   4   3   1   2    6.00 - Double-A debut
DET K.Baugh              5.0  11   6   6   2   2   1    3.83
PHI R.Tejeda (W,5-6)     7.0   5   2   2   1   7   1    4.95
PIT I.Snell              2.0   2   1   1   0   1   1    3.19 - expected MLB debut Saturday
SF  M.Cain (L,1-1)       5.0   3   4   2   3   6   0    1.50

-------------------  AA Southern League ------------------- 

TM  PLAYERS            AB  R  H BI   AVG
LA  J.Loney 1B          4  2  2  2  .253 - HR (4)
MIL R.Weeks 2B          4  1  1  1  .240 - HR (5), 2 K
SD  J.Barfield 2B       4  1  2  1  .248 - HR (9)

TM  PITCHERS              IP   H   R  ER  BB   K  HR    ERA
ATL D.Meyer (W,6-3)      6.0   4   1   1   2  10   0    2.22
CHC A.Guzman (L,0-1)     5.0   8   4   4   2   3   0    7.20
CWS K.Honel              1.0   2   3   3   1   0   1    9.00
MIL C.Saenz (W,5-4)      7.0   6   1   1   0   7   1    4.07
STL C.Narveson (L,2-7)   7.0   4   2   2   0   8   2    4.44
SD  B.Baker (S,20)       1.0   0   0   0   0   2   0    1.54

--------------------  AA Texas League --------------------- 

TM  PLAYERS            AB  R  H BI   AVG
ARZ J.Cota 1B           5  0  2  1  .325 - K
ARZ J.D'Antona 3B       5  0  1  0  .200 - 4 K; Double-A debut
ARZ C.Jackson LF        4  1  2  2  .500 - HR (1), HBP, K; Double-A debut
ARZ C.Quentin RF        4  0  0  0  .000 - BB, K; Double-A debut
ARZ C.Snyder CAT        4  1  2  0  .302 - BB, K
ARZ M.Williams CF       6  0  2  1  .269 - 2B, SB, K
KC  R.Gotay 2B          4  1  1  2  .293 - HR (7), E
OAK J.Baker DH          4  1  1  1  .303 - HR (8); only run in 1-0 win
SEA S.Choo LF           4  0  2  1  .287 - K
TEX J.Botts 1B          5  0  2  2  .300 - 2B
TEX I.Kinsler SS        4  1  3  1  .457 - 2B, HBP, K; 12-for-22, 13 RBI in last 5 G
TEX W.Smith RF          4  0  2  1  .286 - 2B

TM  PITCHERS              IP   H   R  ER  BB   K  HR    ERA
ANA E.Santana (L,2-1)    6.0   4   3   3   3   3   2    3.30
HOU J.Gothreaux (L,4-3)  4.0   2   1   1   0   3   1    5.04
HOU A.Pettitte           5.0   1   0   0   1   5   0    2.25 - good rehab
KC  K.Middleton (W,4-5)  8.1   7   2   1   2   7   0    4.48
TEX K.Loe (W,5-6)        6.1   6   0   0   2   6   0    3.82

------------------  A California League ------------------- 

TM  PLAYERS            AB  R  H BI   AVG
TEX J.Cleveland RF      4  1  3  0  .310 - 2B, BB, 2 SB
TEX N.Gold 1B           5  2  2  3  .230 - 2B, HR (8), K
TEX A.Webster LF        3  2  2  0  .259 - 3B, 2 BB, K

TM  PITCHERS              IP   H   R  ER  BB   K  HR    ERA
ANA J.Saunders (L,6-7)   5.0   4   1   1   0   3   1    3.49
SF  M.Valdez (L,3-1)     5.1   8   7   6   3   6   1    3.04

-------------------  A Carolina League -------------------- 

TM  PLAYERS            AB  R  H BI   AVG
ATL J.Francoeur RF      4  1  2  3  .282 - 2B, HR (12), K
ATL O.Joseph LF         5  2  2  1  .272 - SB, 2 K

TM  PITCHERS              IP   H   R  ER  BB   K  HR    ERA
HOU F.Nieve              7.0   6   2   2   0   6   1    3.17

-----------------  A Florida State League ----------------- 

TM  PLAYERS            AB  R  H BI   AVG
BOS M.Murton LF         5  0  3  1  .280 - 2 2B
DET T.Giarratano SS     4  3  2  1  .386 - 2 SB, SF
DET M.Woods 2B          5  2  2  3  .286 - 2 2B
FLA J.Hermida RF        5  0  0  0  .297 - 3 K; 1-for-22 slump
NYY M.Cabrera CF        3  1  2  2  .300 - 2B, 3B, SF
NYY F.Tejeda SS         3  0  2  1  .205 - 2B
PHI C.Roberson CF       3  1  2  2  .313 - 2 2B, BB, K

TM  PITCHERS              IP   H   R  ER  BB   K  HR    ERA
NYM K.Deaton (W,5-1)     6.0   2   1   1   1   6   1    2.87

--------------------  A Midwest League -------------------- 

no games

---------------------  A Sally League --------------------- 

TM  PLAYERS            AB  R  H BI   AVG
CWS R.Nanita RF         4  1  2  1  .364 - SB
HOU J.Anderson CF       4  2  3  0  .327 - BB, K, SB, CS
NYM L.Milledge CF       5  2  2  0  .325 - 2B, K
PHI M.Bourn RF          4  0  3  2  .308 - 2B, CS

TM  PITCHERS              IP   H   R  ER  BB   K  HR    ERA
BAL F.Deza (W,5-7)       6.0   2   0   0   0   4   0    2.64
CLE N.Pesco (W,3-3)      6.0   2   0   0   0   3   0    4.06
HOU D.Grigsby            6.0   2   1   0   3   8   0    3.75 - best start of the year

----------  Short-Season A New-York Penn League ----------- 

TM  PITCHERS              IP   H   R  ER  BB   K  HR    ERA
BAL L.Ramirez            5.0   1   0   0   0  15   0    0.90

------------  Short-Season A Northwest League ------------- 

TM  PLAYERS            AB  R  H BI   AVG
SD  S.Kazmar SS         4  2  2  3  .214 - HR (1), K; 5th-'04
SF  C.Timpner CF        4  1  3  3  .462 - 3B, BB, 2 SB; 4th-'04
TEX M.Nickeas CAT       4  1  2  0  .556 - 2B; 5th-'04

-----------  Rookie Advanced Appalachian League ----------- 

TM  PITCHERS              IP   H   R  ER  BB   K  HR    ERA
TOR C.Cheng              5.0   3   1   0   1   9   0    0.00

-------------  Rookie Advanced Pioneer League ------------- 

TM  PLAYERS            AB  R  H BI   AVG
LA  B.Dewitt 3B         4  1  2  2  .353 - HBP; 1st-'04

TM  PITCHERS              IP   H   R  ER  BB   K  HR    ERA
LA  P.Shuey              1.2   2   2   1   4   3   0    3.38 - wild rehab

----------------  Rookie Gulf Coast League ---------------- 

TM  PLAYERS            AB  R  H BI   AVG
BOS L.Soto SS           2  0  2  1  .300 - $500K FA sign
BOS H.Ramirez SS        3  1  2  2  .667 - E
CIN H.Hernandez DH      5  1  2  2  .462 - 2B
NYM N.Evans 3B          4  2  2  2  .250 - HR (1), K; 5th-'04
NYY J.Poterson DH       5  1  2  2  .250 - HR (1); sup 1st-'04
PIT S.Lerud DH          4  0  2  2  .385 - 2B, BB; 3rd-'03

TM  PITCHERS              IP   H   R  ER  BB   K  HR    ERA
CIN C.Gruler             4.0   5   3   2   1   1   0    4.50 - first game since 4/17/03

-----------------  Rookie Arizona League ------------------ 

TM  PLAYERS            AB  R  H BI   AVG
SEA J.Flaig DH          4  0  2  1  .333 - 2B; 2nd-'-03
CHC R.Harvey DH         5  1  2  3  .400 - 2B, K; 1st-'04
KC  M.Vega 1B           5  4  3  3  .444 - 2B, HR (1); 4th-'03

TM  PITCHERS              IP   H   R  ER  BB   K  HR    ERA
ANA A.Whittingto (L,0-1) 5.0   5   1   0   1   9   0    0.00 - 2nd-'03 

-----------------  College World Series  ------------------ 

TM     PLAYERS             AB  R  H BI  
SCar   L.Powell c           2  1  1  0 - 3 BB; OAK-1st
Texas  S.Johnston 2b        5  1  2  2 - HR (7), K; BAL-7th
Texas  C.Thigpen c/1b       3  1  3  0 - 2B, BB, HBP; TOR-2nd 

TM     PITCHERS            IP  H  R ER BB SO
CSF    M.Martinez (L,8-3) 6.1 11  5  5  1  2 - NYY-8th
SCar   C.Blackwell (S,20) 3.0  0  0  0  1  2 - KC-6th
Texas  H.Street (W,6-1)   3.0  4  1  1  1  2 - OAK-1st sup

------------  2004 USA Baseball National Team  ------------ 

Team USA 9, Team Canada 2

TM     PLAYERS             AB  R  H BI  
USC    J.Clement C          2  1  1  0 - 2 BB 
Stan   J.Lowrie 2B          3  2  1  1 - HR, BB, K
Virg   R.Zimmerman 3B       5  1  2  3 - HR

TM     PITCHERS            IP  H  R ER BB SO
LBSU   C.Ramos            5.0  2  0  0  0  6 
WichSt M.Pelfrey          3.0  2  2  0  2  2 - best '05 college pitcher?

------------------  Administrivia ------------------- 

Questions/Comments/Suggestions? : kevingoldstein@baseballamerica.com

To Unsubscribe: send email to: bapr-unsubscribe@baseballamerica.net from
                the address you wish to unsubscribe
To Subscribe:   go to http://www.baseballamerica.com/today/bapr.html

Copyright 2004 Baseball America. All rights reserved.
Baseball America
201 West Main Street, Suite 201
Durham, NC 27701