Top 100 Prospects: No. 41-60

From Jordan Zimmermann to Todd Frazier




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41 JORDAN
ZIMMERMANN
RHP, NATIONALS
2.89: His 2008 ERA, the lowest among Nationals farmhands.
Opening Day Age: 22 ETA: 2009
 
51 JOSH
VITTERS
3B, CUBS
85: Hits last season, third-most in the Northwest League.
Opening Day Age: 19 ETA: 2010
42 JORDAN
SCHAFER
OF, BRAVES
.914: OPS in the second half, when he hit .303/.387/.526.
Opening Day Age: 22 ETA: 2009
 
52 CARLOS
CARRASCO
RHP, PHILLIES
46: Strikeouts in 37 Triple-A innings in 2008.
Opening Day Age: 22 ETA: 2009
43 J.P.
ARENCIBIA
C, BLUE JAYS
11: Difference between his home runs (27) and unintentional walks (16).
Opening Day Age: 23 ETA: 2009
 
53 JASON
CASTRO
C, ASTROS
$2,070,000: His signing bonus, second-largest in Astros history behind Chris Burke's $2.125 million in 2001.
Opening Day Age: 21 ETA: 2011
44 ANGEL
VILLALONA
1B, GIANTS
17: Age for most of the 2008 season, as well as his home run total.
Opening Day Age: 18 ETA: 2012
 
54 MICHAEL
INOA
RHP, ATHLETICS
$4,250,000: His signing bonus last July, an international record.
Opening Day Age: 17 ETA: 2011
45 TIM
ALDERSON
RHP, GIANTS
2.79: His California League-leading ERA in his first full season.
Opening Day Age: 20 ETA: 2010
 
55 AARON
CUNNINGHAM
OF, ATHLETICS
55: Extra-base hits last year, including nine in the major leagues with Oakland.
Opening Day Age: 22 ETA: 2009
46 JHOULYS
CHACIN
RHP, ROCKIES
177.2: Innings pitched in 2008, two shy of the minor league lead.
Opening Day Age: 21 ETA: 2010
 
56 JAMES
McDONALD
RHP, DODGERS
7: Strikeouts in 51⁄3 scoreless innings against the Phillies in last year's National League Championship Series.
Opening Day Age: 24 ETA: 2009
47 WILMER
FLORES
SS, METS
0: Players younger than Flores (who turned 17 on Aug. 6) in full-season ball last season.
Opening Day Age: 17 ETA: 2012
 
57 GREG
HALMAN
OF, MARINERS
29: Home runs between high Class A High Desert and Double-A West Tenn last year.
Opening Day Age: 21 ETA: 2010
48 DOMINIC
BROWN
OF, PHILLIES
93: Percentage of his 14 career home runs that have come against righthanders (13).
Opening Day Age: 21 ETA: 2011
 
58 NICK
WEGLARZ
OF, INDIANS
71: Walks he drew in 106 games last season, just seven fewer than his strikeout total.
Opening Day Age: 21 ETA: 2010
49 ANDREW
LAMBO
OF, DODGERS
145: Players selected before Lambo, who signed for slot money, in the 2007 draft.
Opening Day Age: 20 ETA: 2010
 
59 BEN
REVERE
OF, TWINS
.379: Batting average at low Class A Beloit in 2008, tops in the minor leagues.
Opening Day Age: 20 ETA: 2011
50 KYLE
BLANKS
1B, PADRES
18: Hit-by-pitches the 270-pound Blanks has averaged the last two seasons.
Opening Day Age: 22 ETA: 2009
 
60 TODD
FRAZIER
SS/3B/1B, REDS
52: Extra-base hits between two A-ball stops in 2008.
Opening Day Age: 23 ETA: 2009
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