Top 100 Prospects: No. 81-100

From Jordan Walden to Drew Stubbs




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Clayton Kershaw, Evan Longoria
81 JORDAN
WALDEN
RHP, ANGELS
100: Velocity (in mph) that his fastball topped out at in the Pioneer League title game.
Opening
Day Age:
20
ETA: 2010
 
91 NOLAN
REIMOLD
OF, ORIOLES
19.9: At-bats per homer for Reimold throughout his pro career, which projects to 30 HR in 600 AB.
Opening
Day Age:
24
ETA: 2009
82 SEAN
GALLAGHER
RHP, CUBS
36-15, 2.75: His career record in four minor league seasons.
Opening
Day Age:
22
ETA: 2008
 
92 GORKYS
HERNANDEZ
OF, BRAVES
2 Potential all-star center fielders traded by the Tigers in the offseason; Hernandez helped land Edgar Renteria, while Cameron Maybin was a key to the Miguel Cabrera/Dontrelle Willis deal.
Opening
Day Age:
20
ETA: 2010
83 PHILLIPPE
AUMONT
RHP, MARINERS
14: Age at which he began pitching; four years later he went 11th overall in the draft.
Opening
Day Age:
19
ETA: 2011
 
93 NEFTALI
FELIZ
RHP, RANGERS
2: Wins in three pro seasons; but while he's raw, he can hit 99 mph on the radar gun.
Opening
Day Age:
19
ETA: 2011
84 TIM
ALDERSON
RHP, GIANTS
123-4: K-BB ratio between high school and pro ball last year
Opening
Day Age:
19
ETA: 2010
 
94 MICHAEL
BOWDEN
RHP, RED SOX
1.37: His ERA with hitter-friendly Lancaster in 2007; the rest of the JetHawks combined for a 5.64 ERA.
Opening
Day Age:
21
ETA: 2009
85 BRYAN
ANDERSON
C, CARDINALS
.298: Batting average last season, which ranked fifth in the Texas League though he was the circuit's youngest position player.
Opening
Day Age:
21
ETA: 2009
 
95 HECTOR
GOMEZ
SS, ROCKIES
2:  Ranking on our South Atlantic League prospects list last year, the highest for a shortstop since B.J. Upton (No. 1) in 2003.
Opening
Day Age:
20
ETA: 2010
86 COLLIN
BALESTER
RHP, NATIONALS
2: Baseball's ranking on his list of favorite sports before high school; surfing was his preference.
Opening
Day Age:
21
ETA: 2008
 
96 RYAN
KALISH
OF, RED SOX
.368: His average in 23 New York-Penn League games last year, before an errant pitch broke his hamate bone
Opening
Day Age:
19
ETA: 2010
87 BEAU
MILLS
3B/1B, INDIANS
38: Homers hit last spring at Lewis-Clark State (Idaho), an NAIA record.
Opening
Day Age:
21
ETA: 2009
 
97 CHRIS
PEREZ
RHP, CARDINALS
.155: Opponent batting average against him in two years of pro ball.
Opening
Day Age:
22
ETA: 2008
88 SCOTT
ELBERT
LHP, DODGERS
3: Starts he made last year before having scar tissue removed from his shoulder in June.
Opening
Day Age:
22
ETA: 2009
 
98 GREG
REYNOLDS
RHP, ROCKIES
8: Starts he made in 2007 before rotator-cuff inflammation necessitated minor surgery.
Opening
Day Age:
22
ETA: 2009
89 STEVE
PEARCE
1B/OF, PIRATES
.622, 113: Slugging percentage (second-highest in the minors) and RBIs (third-highest) last season.
Opening
Day Age:
24
ETA: 2008
 
99 JEFF
NIEMANN
RHP, RAYS
6-9, 280: His height and weight, making him the biggest player on the Top 100.
Opening
Day Age:
25
ETA: 2008
90 JOE
SAVERY
LHP, PHILLIES
.356, 20: Batting average and homers in three seasons at Rice, though he'll concentrate on pitching as a pro.
Opening
Day Age:
22
ETA: 2010
 
100 DREW
STUBBS
OF, REDS
.366: Batting average after he started choking up on the bat late last season.
Opening
Day Age:
23
ETA:2010
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