2008 Classification All-Stars

We pick the best performances from 2008




TRIPLE-A
Pos PLAYER AVG OBP SLG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS
C Rob Johnson, Tacoma (Mariners) .305 .363 .441 417 55 127 30 0 9 49 37 61 7 6
1B *Josh Whitesell, Tucson (Diamondbacks) .328 .425 .568 475 86 156 36 0 26 110 74 136 1 2
2B *Chris Getz, Charlotte (White Sox) .302 .366 .448 404 60 122 24 1 11 52 41 53 11 4
3B Matt Tuiasosoo, Tacoma (Mariners) .281 .364 .453 437 87 123 32 2 13 73 47 104 4 0
SS Brandon Wood, Salt Lake (Angels) .296 .375 .595 395 82 117 21 2 31 84 45 104 6 5
CF *Brett Gardner, Scranton/W-B (Yankees) .296 .414 .422 341 68 101 12 11 3 32 70 76 37 9
OF *Chris Carter, Pawtucket (Red Sox) .300 .356 .515 470 65 141 25 2 24 81 41 84 0 0
OF *Nate Schierholtz, Fresno (Giants) .320 .363 .594 350 62 112 22 10 18 73 21 51 9 3
DH David Freese, Memphis (Cardinals) .306 .361 .550 464 83 142 29 3 26 91 39 111 5 2

Pos Player W L ERA
G GS SV IP H HR BB SO G/F WHIP AVG
SP Mitchell Boggs, Memphis (Cardinals) 9 3 3.45
21 21 0 125 107 11 46 81 1.67 1.22 .235
SP *J.A. Happ, Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 8 7 3.67
24 23 0 135 116 14 48 151 0.90 1.21 .234
SP Jeff Niemann, Durham (Rays) 9 5 3.59
24 24 0 133 101 15 50 128 1.33 1.14 .207
SP *David Purcey, Syracuse (Blue Jays) 8 6 2.67
19 19 0 117 97 8 34 121 1.03 1.12 .227
RP Jason Motte, Memphis (Cardinals) 4 3 3.67
63 0 9 67 64 6 26 110 0.67 1.35 .245

DOUBLE-A
Pos Player AVG OBP SLG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS
C Angel Salome, Huntsville (Brewers) .360 .415 .559 367 67 132 30 2 13 83 33 57 3 2
1B Kyle Blanks, San Antonio (Padres) .325 .404 .514 492 75 160 23 5 20 107 51 90 5 4
2B *Chris Coghlan, Carolina (Marlins) .298 .396 .429 483 83 144 32 5 7 74 67 65 34 10
3B *Mat Gamel, Huntsville (Brewers) .329 .395 .537 508 96 167 35 7 19 96 55 111 6 7
SS Alcides Escobar, Huntsville (Brewers) .328 .363 .434 546 95 179 24 5 8 76 31 82 34 8
CF #Dexter Fowler, Tulsa (Rockies) .335 .431 .515 421 92 141 31 9 9 64 65 89 20 8
OF Matt LaPorta, Hunt./Akron (Brewers/Indians) .279 .386 .539 362 62 101 24 2 22 74 49 75 2 1
OF *Travis Snider, New Hamshire (Blue Jays) .262 .357 .461 362 65 95 21 0 17 67 52 116 1 1
DH *Kila Ka'aihue, Wichita (Royals) .314 .463 .624 287 64 90 11 0 26 79 80 41 3 2

Pos Player W L ERA
G GS SV IP H HR BB SO G/F WHIP AVG
SP Michael Bowden, Portland (Red Sox) 9 4 2.33
19 19 0 104 72 5 24 101 0.84 0.92 .192
SP Vin Mazzaro, Midland (Athletics) 12 3 1.90
22 22 0 137 115 3 36 104 1.48 1.10 .229
SP James McDonald, Jacksonville (Dodgers) 5 3 3.33
22 22 0 119 98 12 46 113 0.67 1.21 .227
SP Chris Tillman, Bowie (Orioles) 11 4 3.33
28 28 0 136 115 10 65 154 0.82 1.33 .227
RP Fernando Salas, Springfield (Cardinals) 7 3 3.67
60 0 25 74 65 12 16 100 0.83 1.09 .236

HIGH CLASS A
Pos Player AVG OBP SLG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS
C #Carlos Santana, I.E./Kinston (Dodgers/Indians) .330 .435 .569 455 122 150 39 5 20 115 89 83 10 4
1B *Logan Morrison, Jupiter (Marlins) .332 .402 .494 488 71 162 38 1 13 74 57 80 9 3
2B *Eric Sogard, Lake Elsinore (Padres) .308 .394 .453 536 97 165 42 3 10 87 79 62 16 7
3B Chris Carter, Stockton (Athletics) .259 .361 .569 506 101 131 32 4 39 104 77 156 4 0
SS Todd Frazier, Sarasota (Reds) .281 .357 .451 366 62 103 20 3 12 54 41 84 8 4
CF *Cedric Hunter, Lake Elsinore (Padres) .318 .362 .442 584 98 186 33 3 11 84 42 47 12 6
OF *Kellen Kulbacki, Lake Elsinore (Padres) .332 .428 .589 304 62 101 18 0 20 66 47 52 1 2
OF *Nick Weglarz, Kinston (Indians) .272 .396 .432 375 68 102 20 5 10 41 71 78 9 5
DH *Beau Mills, Kinston (Indians) .293 .373 .506 482 78 141 34 3 21 90 54 105 2 3

Pos Player W L ERA
G GS SV IP H HR BB SO G/F WHIP AVG
SP Tim Alderson, San Jose (Giants) 13 4 2.79
26 26 0 145 125 4 34 124 1.02 1.09 .235
SP Jake Arrieta, Frederick (Orioles) 6 5 2.87
20 20 0 113 80 7 51 120 1.33 1.16 .199
SP Kevin Pucetas, San Jose (Giants) 10 2 3.02
24 24 0 125 115 6 27 102 1.67 1.13 .247
SP Hector Rondon, Kinston (Indians) 11 6 3.67
27 27 0 145 130 12 42 145 0.85 1.19 .239
RP Anthony Slama, Fort Myers (Twins) 4 1 1.01
51 0 25 71 43 0 24 110 1.67 0.94 .173

LOW CLASS A
Pos Player AVG OBP SLG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS
C Jesus Montero, Charleston (Yankees) .326 .376 .491 525 86 171 34 1 17 87 37 83 2 1
1B *Freddie Freeman, Rome (Braves) .316 .378 .521 491 70 155 33 7 18 95 46 84 5 5
2B #Everth Cabrera, Asheville (Rockies) .284 .361 .399 479 80 136 25 6 6 38 51 101 73 16
3B Darin Holcomb, Asheville (Rockies) .318 .400 .491 509 89 162 46 0 14 102 65 60 6 5
SS Zach Cozart, Dayton (Reds) .280 .330 .457 418 57 117 20 6 14 49 24 77 3 3
CF *Ben Revere, Beloit (Twins) .379 .433 .497 340 51 129 17 10 1 43 27 31 44 13
OF *Jason Heyward, Rome (Braves) .323 .388 .483 449 88 145 27 6 11 52 49 74 15 3
OF Mike Stanton, Greensboro (Marlins) .293 .381 .611 468 89 137 26 3 39 97 58 153 4 2
DH *Mike Moustakas, Burlington (Royals) .272 .337 .468 496 77 135 25 3 22 71 43 86 8 4

Pos Player W L ERA
G GS SV IP H HR BB SO G/F WHIP AVG
SP *Madison Bumgarner, Augusta (Giants) 15 3 1.46
24 24 0 142 111 3 21 164 0.86 0.93 .216
SP Jhoulys Chacin, Asheville (Rockies) 10 1 1.86
16 16 0 111 82 3 30 98 2.83 1.01 .205
SP Neftali Feliz, Clinton (Rangers) 6 3 2.52
17 17 0 82 55 2 28 106 1.67 1.01 .193
SP *Derek Holland, Clinton (Rangers) 7 0 2.40
17 17 0 94 77 2 29 91 1.30 1.13 .228
RP *Tim Collins, Lansing (Blue Jays) 4 2 1.58
39 0 14 68 36 3 32 98 1.33 1.00 .156

SHORT-SEASON
Pos SHORT-SEASON AVG OBP SLG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS
C Derek Norris, Vermont (Nationals) .278 .444 .463 227 42 63 12 0 10 38 63 56 11 9
1B Phil Disher, Tri-City (Astros) .304 .381 .536 280 40 85 20 3 13 56 33 71 1 0
2B Colt Sedbrook, Batavia (Cardinals) .305 .394 .396 275 38 84 9 5 2 33 24 44 13 8
3B Josh Vitters, Boise (Cubs) .328 .365 .498 259 38 85 25 2 5 37 13 45 1 3
SS *Ryan Flaherty, Boise (Cubs) .297 .369 .511 219 39 65 19 2 8 26 24 51 4 2
CF *Charlie Blackmon, Tri-City (Rockies) .338 .390 .466 290 42 98 21 5 2 33 16 37 13 7
OF *Mitch Dening, Lowell (Red Sox) .321 .375 .471 240 35 77 13 7 3 20 18 50 9 7
OF Dan Robertson, Eugene (Padres) .377 .443 .497 302 59 114 21 3 3 45 34 34 20 7
DH *Lonnie Chisenhall, Mahoning Valley (Indians) .290 .355 .438 276 38 80 20 3 5 45 24 32 7 2

Pos Player W L ERA
G GS SV IP H HR BB SO G/F WHIP AVG
SP Nick Barnese, Hudson Valley (Rays) 5 3 2.45
13 13 0 66 52 1 24 84 1.32 1.15 .212
SP Wilfredo Boscan, Spokane (Rangers) 9 1 3.12
15 12 0 69 66 4 11 70 1.50 1.11 .251
SP Brad Holt, Brooklyn (Mets) 5 3 1.87
14 14 0 72 43 3 33 96 0.98 1.05 .171
SP Kyle Weiland, Lowell (Red Sox) 3 3 1.50
15 10 0 60 36 1 10 68 1.64 0.77 .166
RP Adam Reifer, Batavia (Cardinals) 2 1 2.97
32 0 22 30 18 2 15 41 1.68 1.09 .162

ROOKIE
Pos Player AVG OBP SLG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS
C Wilin Rosario, Caser (Rockies) .316 .371 .532 263 48 83 15 3 12 49 24 57 4 3
1B Roberto Loez, Orem (Angels) .400 .480 .667 270 68 108 28 1 14 72 34 23 3 2
2B #Elias Otero, Princeton (Rays) .332 .398 .534 208 38 69 13 7 5 32 21 45 3 0
3B Mario Martinez, Pulaski (Mariners) .319 .344 .462 251 43 80 15 3 5 32 10 47 2 2
SS Wilmer Flores, Kingsort (Mets) .310 .352 .490 245 36 76 12 4 8 41 12 28 2 1
CF #Aaron Hicks, GCL Twins .318 .409 .491 173 32 55 10 4 4 27 28 32 12 2
OF *Jaff Decker, AZL Padres .352 .523 .541 159 51 56 11 2 5 34 55 36 9 1
OF Angel Morales, Elizabethton (Twins) .301 .413 .623 183 33 55 12 1 15 28 26 72 7 2
DH #Esmailyn Gonzalez, GCL Nationals .343 .431 .475 181 42 62 12 3 2 33 23 19 9 2

Pos Player W L ERA
G GS SV IP H HR BB SO G/F WHIP AVG
SP Dexter Carter, Great Falls (White Sox) 6 1 2.23
15 12 0 69 44 3 25 89 1.25 1.00 .179
SP Manuarys Correa, AZL/Orem (Angels) 7 1 3.58
15 12 0 78 88 4 15 84 1.09 1.32 .282
SP Dan Hudson, Great Falls (White Sox) 5 4 3.36
14 14 0 70 52 6 22 90 1.44 1.06 .202
SP *Matt Moore, Princeton (Rays) 2 2 1.66
12 12 0 54 30 0 19 77 2.12 0.90 .154
RP *Santos Rodriguez, GCL Braves 1 2 2.79
14 0 5 29 16 0 13 45 1.00 1.00 .155
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