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2005 Minor League Classification All-Stars

Compiled by the Baseball America staff
October 7, 2005


2005 Year In Review:
2005 Minor League All-Star Teams
2005 Team Of The Year: Jacksonville Suns
2005 Manager Of The Year: Ken Oberkfell
2005: The Year In Quotes
2005 Minor League Statistical Leaders

TRIPLE-A

Pos.

Player, Team (Organization)

Avg.

OBP

SLG

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

C

Jeff Mathis, Salt Lake (Angels)

.276

.340

.499

427

78

118

26

3

21

73

42

85

4

1B

Conor Jackson, Tucson (Diamondbacks)

.354

.457

.553

333

66

118

38

2

8

73

69

32

3

2B

Andy Green, Tucson (Diamondbacks)

.343

.422

.587

530

125

182

46

13

19

80

68

82

9

3B

Edwin Encarnacion, Louisville (Reds)

.314

.388

.548

290

44

91

23

0

15

54

33

53

7

SS

B.J. Upton, Durham (Devil Rays)

.303

.392

.490

545

98

165

36

6

18

74

78

127

44

OF

Ben Johnson, Portland (Padres)

.312

.394

.558

414

79

129

27

0

25

83

51

88

6

OF

Todd Linden, Fresno (Giants)

.321

.437

.682

340

81

109

25

4

30

80

62

97

6

OF

Shane Victorino,Scranton/W-B (Phillies)

.310

.377

.534

494

93

153

25

16

18

70

51

74

17

DH

Prince Fielder, Nashville (Brewers)

.291

.388

.569

378

68

110

21

0

28

86

54

93

8

Pos.

Player, Team (Organization)

W

L

ERA

G

GS

CG

SV

IP

H

HR

BB

SO

AVG.

SP

Zach Duke, Indianapolis (Pirates)

12

3

2.92

16

16

1

0

108

108

8

23

66

.267

SP

Felix Hernandez, Tacoma (Mariners)

9

4

2.25

19

14

1

0

88

62

3

48

100

.196

SP

Francisco Liriano, Rochester (Twins)

9

2

1.78

14

14

0

0

91

56

4

24

112

.177

SP

Jason Scobie, Norfolk (Mets)

15

7

3.34

27

26

0

0

167

163

13

55

96

.260

RP

Jermaine Van Buren, Iowa (Cubs)

2

3

1.98

52

0

0

25

55

33

5

22

65

.181

Player of the Year: Francisco Liriano, lhp, Rochester (Twins)
Manager of the Year: Ken Oberkfell, Norfolk (Mets)
Team of the Year: Toledo (Tigers)

DOUBLE-A

Pos.

Player, Team (Organization)

Avg.

OBP

SLG

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

C

Russ Martin, Jacksonville (Dodgers)

.311

.430

.423

129

83

127

17

1

9

61

78

69

15

1B

Justin Huber, Wichita (Royals)

.343

.432

.570

335

68

115

22

3

16

74

51

70

7

2B

Dustin Pedroia, Portland (Red Sox)

.324

.409

.508

256

39

83

19

2

8

40

34

26

7

3B

Jose Bautista, Altoona (Pirates)

.383

.364

.503

445

63

126

27

1

23

90

48

101

7

SS

Erick Aybar, Arkansas (Angels)

.303

.350

.445

535

101

162

29

10

9

54

29

51

49

OF

Jeremy Hermida, Carolina (Marlins)

.293

.457

.518

386

77

113

29

2

18

63

111

89

23

OF

Chris Young, Birmingham (White Sox)

.277

.377

.545

466

100

129

41

3

26

77

70

129

32

OF

Delmon Young, Montgomery (Devil Rays)

.336

.386

.582

330

59

111

13

4

20

71

25

66

25

DH

Mike Jacobs, Binghamton (Mets)

.321

.376

.589

433

66

139

37

2

25

93

35

94

1

Pos.

Player, Team (Organization)

W

L

ERA

G

GS

CG

SV

IP

H

HR

BB

SO

AVG.

SP

Jason Hirsh, Corpus Christi (Astros)

13

8

2.87

29

29

1

0

172

137

12

42

165

.218

SP

Chuck James, Mississippi (Braves)

9

1

2.09

16

16

0

0

86

62

4

18

104

.199

SP

Jon Lester, Portland (Red Sox)

11

6

2.61

26

26

3

0

148

114

10

57

163

.215

SP

Ricky Nolasco, West Tenn (Cubs)

14

3

2.89

27

27

1

0

162

157

13

46

173

.245

RP

Chris Ray, Bowie (Orioles)

1

2

0.96

31

0

0

18

37

17

3

7

40

.140

Player of the Year: Delmon Young, of, Montgomery (Devil Rays)
Manager of the Year: Torey Lovullo, Akron (Indians)
Team of the Year: Jacksonville (Dodgers)

HIGH CLASS A

Pos.

Player, Team (Organization)

Avg.

OBP

SLG

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

C

Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Myrtle (Braves)

.314

.394

.519

459

70

144

35

1

19

81

57

99

4

1B

Leo Daigle, Winston-Salem (White Sox)

.341

.414

.637

411

85

140

33

1

29

112

50

72

10

2B

Howie Kendrick, Rancho Cucamonga (Angels)

.384

.421

.638

279

69

107

23

6

12

47

14

42

13

3B

Andy LaRoche, Vero Beach (Dodgers)

.333

.349

.651

249

54

83

14

1

21

51

19

38

6

SS

Brandon Wood, Ranco Cucamonga(Angels)

.321

.383

.672

536

109

172

51

4

43

115

48

128

7

OF

Brent Clevlen, Lakewood (Tigers)

.302

.387

.484

494

77

149

28

4

18

102

65

118

14

OF

Matt Kemp, Vero Beach (Dodgers)

.306

.349

.569

418

76

128

21

4

27

90

25

92

23

OF

Chris Lubanski, High Desert (Royals)

.301

.349

.554

531

91

160

39

6

28

116

38

131

14

DH

Billy Butler, High Desert (Royals)

.348

.419

.636

379

70

132

30

2

25

91

42

80

0

Pos.

Player, Team (Organization)

W

L

ERA

G

GS

CG

SV

IP

H

HR

BB

SO

AVG.

SP

Thomas Diamond, Bakersfield (Rangers)

8

0

1.99

14

14

1

0

81

53

3

31

101

.191

SP

Anibal Sanchez, Wilmington (Red Sox)

6

1

2.40

14

14

0

0

79

53

7

24

95

.187

SP

Justin Verlander, Lakeland (Tigers)

9

2

1.67

13

13

2

0

86

70

3

19

104

.230

SP

Carlos Villanueva, Brevard County (Brewers)

8

1

2.32

21

21

0

0

112

78

11

32

124

.195

RP

Chris Britton, Frederick (Orioles)

6

0

1.60

46

0

0

6

79

47

5

23

110

.172

Player of the Year: Brandon Wood, ss, Rancho Cucamonga (Angels)
Manager of the Year: Lenn Sakata, San Jose (Giants)
Team of the Year: Lakeland (Tigers)

LOW CLASS A

Pos.

Player, Team (Organization)

Avg.

OBP

SLG

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

C

Neil Walker, Hickory (Pirates)

.301

.332

.452

485

78

146

33

2

12

68

20

71

7

1B

Joe Koshansky, Asheville (Rockies)

.291

.373

.603

453

92

132

31

1

36

103

53

122

6

2B

Eric Patterson, Peoria (Cubs)

.333

.405

.535

432

90

144

26

11

13

71

53

94

40

3B

David Winfree, Beloit (Twins)

.294

.329

.452

562

80

165

31

5

16

101

22

93

3

SS

Marcus Sanders, Augusta (Giants)

.300

.407

.400

420

86

126

19

4

5

40

69

90

57

OF

Carlos Gonzales, South Bend (Diamondbacks)

.307

.371

.489

515

91

158

28

6

18

92

48

86

7

OF

Matt Miller, Asheville (Rockies)

.331

.375

.575

508

79

168

34

0

30

100

26

71

9

OF

Hunter Pence, Lexington (Astros)

.338

.413

.652

302

59

102

14

3

25

60

38

53

8

DH

Brad McCann, Greensboro (Marlins)

.295

.355

.552

478

67

141

35

2

28

106

37

97

1

Pos.

Player, Team (Organization)

W

L

ERA

G

GS

CG

SV

IP

H

HR

BB

SO

AVG.

SP

Jimmy Barthmaier, Lexington (Astros)

11

6

2.27

25

25

0

0

135

108

3

55

142

.220

SP

Scott Elbert, Columbus (Dodgers)

8

5

2.66

25

24

1

0

115

83

8

57

128

.200

SP

Sean Gallagher, Peoria (Cubs)

14

5

2.71

26

26

0

0

146

107

10

55

139

.206

SP

Troy Patton, Lexington (Astros)

5

2

1.94

15

15

0

0

79

59

3

20

94

.211

RP

Matt Elliott, South Bend (Diamondbacks)

3

4

2.14

53

0

0

32

55

35

1

22

71

.183

Player of the Year: Carlos Gonzales, of, South Bend (Diamondbacks)
Manager of the Year: Tim Bogar, Lexington (Astros)
Team of the Year: South Bend (Diamondbacks)

SHORT-SEASON

Pos.

Player, Team (Organization)

Avg.

OBP

SLG

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

C

Taylor Teagarden, Spokane (Rangers)

.281

.426

.635

96

23

27

5

4

7

16

23

32

1

1B

Neil Sellers, Tri-City (Rockies)

.344

.417

.534

279

46

96

18

1

11

50

35

27

7

2B

Will Rhymes, Oneonta (Tigers)

.328

.391

.420

250

48

82

11

3

2

27

25

15

14

3B

Pablo Sandoval, Salem-Keizer (Giants)

.330

.383

.425

294

46

97

15

2

3

50

21

33

2

SS

Michael Hollimon, Oneonta (Tigers)

.277

.389

.559

256

66

71

13

10

13

53

48

76

8

OF

Michael Mooney, Salem-Keizer (Giants)

.342

.389

.516

304

57

104

20

9

5

29

20

64

13

OF

Ryan Patterson, Auburn (Blue Jays)

.339

.386

.595

274

52

93

23

4

13

65

21

53

5

OF

Nolan Reimold, Aberdeen (Orioles)

.294

.392

.550

180

33

53

15

2

9

30

29

44

2

DH

Gaby Sanchez, Jamestown (Marlins)

.355

.401

.487

234

34

83

16

0

5

42

16

24

11

Pos.

Player, Team (Organization)

W

L

ERA

G

GS

CG

SV

IP

H

HR

BB

SO

AVG.

SP

Wade Davis, Hudson Valley (Devil Rays)

7

4

2.72

15

15

0

0

86

75

5

23

97

.234

SP

Shane Lindsay, Tri-City (Rockies)

6

1

1.89

13

13

0

0

67

37

1

34

107

.163

SP

Michael Madsen, Vancouver (Athletics)

6

1

1.69

15

12

0

0

80

56

2

14

68

.192

SP

Joe Ness, Mahoning Valley (Indians)

4

2

1.67

14

10

0

0

59

52

4

19

68

.234

RP

Josh Schmidt, Staten Island (Yankees)

5

1

0.27

26

0

0

13

33

14

0

8

47

.128

Player of the Year: Shane Lindsay, Tri-City (Rockies)
Manager of the Year: Staten Island (Yankees)
Team of the Year: Steve Decker (Salem-Keizer)

ROOKIE-LEVEL

Pos.

Player, Team (Organization)

Avg.

OBP

SLG

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

C

Angel Salome, Helena (Brewers)

.415

.469

.673

159

34

66

17

0

8

50

15

16

6

1B

P.J. Hiser, Burlington (Indians)

.326

.406

.711

135

29

44

15

2

11

36

18

43

1

2B

Kenny Holmberg, Helena (Brewers)

.372

.450

.623

207

40

77

16

0

12

51

29

34

2

3B

Eric Campbell, Danville (Braves)

.313

.383

.634

262

77

82

26

2

18

64

28

64

15

SS

Chris McConnell, Idaho Falls (Royals)

.331

.403

.516

275

56

91

17

8

6

39

31

34

7

OF

Lorenzo Cain, AZL Brewers/Helena (Brewers)

.356

.418

.566

205

45

73

18

5

5

37

20

32

12

OF

Charlie Fremaint, Helena (Brewers)

.364

.419

.744

129

46

47

9

2

12

32

15

28

11

OF

Josh Flores, Greeneville (Astros)

.335

.384

.520

248

49

83

12

5

8

25

16

57

20

DH

Corey Wimberly, Casper (Rockies)

.381

.427

.427

281

58

107

10

0

1

22

18

27

36

Pos.

Player, Team (Organization)

W

L

ERA

G

GS

CG

SV

IP

H

HR

BB

SO

AVG.

SP

Jairo Cuevas, Danville (Braves)

6

1

1.95

12

10

0

0

55

35

3

22

69

.179

SP

Adam Hawes, Elizabethton (Twins)

4

0

1.53

14

9

1

1

59

38

2

16

68

.183

SP

Greg Smith, Missoula (Diamondbacks)

8

5

4.15

16

14

0

0

82

69

8

18

100

.231

SP

Travis Wood, GCL Reds/Billings (Reds)

2

0

1.31

14

11

0

0

48

28

0

20

67

.165

RP

Alexander Smit, Elizabethton (Twins)

6

1

1.97

21

0

0

3

46

25

3

12

86

.157

Player of the Year: Eric Campbell, 3b, Danville (Braves)
Manager of the Year: Ray Smith, Elizabethton (Twins)
Team of the Year: Elizabethton (Twins)

 
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