Top 100 Prospects: No. 81-100

From Brett Lawrie to Jeremy Jeffress




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81 BRETT
LAWRIE
C/3B, BREWERS
16: Overall position in the 2008 draft, making him the highest-drafted position player ever out of Canada.
Opening Day Age: 19 ETA: 2011
 
91 CHRIS
PEREZ
RHP, CARDINALS
6: Saves in his first six big league save opportunities during his major league debut last August.
Opening Day Age: 23 ETA: 2009
82 ADAM
MILLER
RHP, INDIANS
91: Average number of innings pitched per season in his five full years in the Indians organization.
Opening Day Age: 24 ETA: 2009
 
92 ANDREW
BRACKMAN
RHP, YANKEES
0: Number of official professional innings he has pitched since signing with the Yankees in 2007.
Opening Day Age: 23 ETA: 2010
83 MICHAEL
BOWDEN
RHP, RED SOX
130/29: Strikeout/walk ratio in 144 minor league innings last season.
Opening Day Age: 22 ETA: 2009
 
93 PHILLIPPE
AUMONT
RHP, MARINERS
201: Height in centimeters, making him the tallest Canadian ever drafted.
Opening Day Age: 20 ETA: 2011
84 MAX
RAMIREZ
C, RANGERS
.311/.410/.512: Career batting line in 1,690 minor league at-bats.
Opening Day Age: 24 ETA: 2009
 
94 BRAD
HOLT
RHP, METS
1.87: ERA at short-season Brooklyn, one of four categories in which he led the New York-Penn League.
Opening Day Age: 22 ETA: 2010
85 KYLE
SKIPWORTH
C, MARLINS
36: Percentage of basestealers he threw out in the Gulf Coast League last summer, best mark in the league.
Opening Day Age: 19 ETA: 2012
 
95 CHRISTIAN
FRIEDRICH
LHP, ROCKIES
1.83: Career ERA at Eastern Kentucky, where he went from an undrafted high schooler to the 25th overall pick in 2008.
Opening Day Age: 21 ETA: 2010
86 MARTIN
PEREZ
LHP, RANGERS
1: Rank among pitching prospects in the Northwest League last season, even though he was one of the league's youngest players.
Opening Day Age: 18 ETA: 2011
 
96 SEAN
WEST
LHP, MARLINS
130: Innings pitched last season between high Class A and the Arizona Fall League, after he made just three appearances in the first two months because of blisters.
Opening Day Age: 22 ETA: 2010
87 FREDDIE
FREEMAN
1B, BRAVES
.521: Slugging percentage at low Class A Rome last season, second-best mark in the South Atlantic League.
Opening Day Age: 19 ETA: 2011
 
97 GIO
GONZALEZ
LHP, ATHLETICS
3: Number of times he has already been traded—from the White Sox to the Phillies to the White Sox to the Athletics.
Opening Day Age: 23 ETA: 2009
88 GERARDO
PARRA
OF, DIAMONDBACKS
20: League-leading doubles mark this winter in the Venezuelan League, where he also batted .329/.404/.504 for Zulia.
Opening Day Age: 21 ETA: 2009
 
98 DANIEL
BARD
RHP, RED SOX
6: Improvement in his walk rate from 2007 to 2008, when he went from 9.4 per nine innings to 3.5.
Opening Day Age: 23 ETA: 2009
89 CARLOS
TRIUNFEL
SS/2B, MARINERS
15: Number of months by which he was the youngest regular in the California League last season.
Opening Day Age: 19 ETA: 2010
 
99 TYLER
FLOWERS
C, WHITE SOX
.973: Slugging percentage in the Arizona Fall League, which led the league along with his 12 home runs.
Opening Day Age: 23 ETA: 2010
90 DANIEL
CORTES
RHP, ROYALS
.213/.285: Opponent average against righthanded hitters and lefthanded hitters last season in Double-A.
Opening Day Age: 22 ETA: 2009
 
100 JEREMY
JEFFRESS
RHP, BREWERS
50: Games he was suspended last season after testing positive for marijuana near the end of 2007.
Opening Day Age: 21 ETA: 2009
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