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2005 Top Prospect Alert Top 100 Infield Prospects
Compiled By: Ben Lipson

Rank: Player: Opening Day Age: Position: MLB Team: 2004 Statistics:
#1 Ian Stewart (20) -- 3B -- Colorado Rockies
Asheville (Low-A) 131 Games .319 30HR 101RBI

#2 Joel Guzman (20) -- SS -- Los Angeles Dodgers
Vero Beach (High-A) 87 Games .307 14HR 51RBI
Jacksonville (AA) 46 Games .280 9HR 35RBI


#3 B.J. Upton (20) -- SS -- Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Montgomery (AA) 29 Games .327 2HR 15RBI
Durham (AAA) 69 Games .311 12HR 36RBI
Tampa (MLB) 45 Games .258 4HR 12RBI


#4 Dallas McPherson (24) -- 3B -- Anaheim Angels
Arkansas (AA) 68 Games .321 20HR 69RBI
Salt Lake (AAA) 67 Games .313 20HR 57RBI
Anaheim (MLB) 16 Games .225 3HR 6RBI


#5 Prince Fielder (20) -- 1B -- Milwaukee Brewers
Huntsville (AA) 136 Games .272 23HR 78RBI

#6 Hanley Ramirez (21) -- SS -- Boston Red Sox
GCL Red Sox (Rookie) 6 Games .400 0HR 0RBI
Sarasota (High-A) 62 Games .310 1HR 24RBI
Portland (AA) 32 Games .310 5HR 15RBI


#7 Andy Marte (21) -- 3B -- Atlanta Braves
GCL Braves (Rookie) 3 Games .467 1HR 6RBI
Greenville (AA) 107 Games .269 23HR 68RBI


#8 Casey Kotchman (22) -- 1B -- Anaheim Angels
Arkansas (AA) 28 Games .368 3HR 18RBI
Salt Lake (AAA) 49 Games .372 5HR 38RBI
Anaheim (MLB) 38 Games .224 0HR 15RBI


#9 Rickie Weeks (22) -- 2B -- Milwaukee Brewers
Huntsville (AA) 133 Games .259 8HR 42RBI

#10 Chris Nelson (19) -- SS -- Colorado Rockies
Casper (Rookie) 38 Games .347 4HR 20RBI

#11 Brian Dopirak (21) -- 1B -- Chicago Cubs
Lansing (Low-A) 137 Games .307 39HR 120RBI

#12 Ryan Howard (25) -- 1B -- Philadelphia Phillies
Reading (AA) 102 Games .297 37HR 102RBI
Scranton (AAA) 27 Games .270 9HR 29RBI
Philadelphia (MLB) 19 Games .282 2HR 39RBI


#13 Erick Aybar (20) -- SS -- Anaheim Angels
Rancho Cucamonga (High-A) 136 Games .330 14HR 65RBI

#14 Mark Teahen (23) -- 3B -- Kansas City Royals
Midland (AA) 53 Games .335 6HR 36RBI
Sacramento (AAA) 20 Games .275 0HR 10RBI
Omaha (AAA) 66 Games .280 8HR 31RBI


#15 Jason Stokes (23) -- 1B -- Florida Marlins
Carolina (AA) 106 Games .272 23HR 78RBI

#16 Robinson Cano (22) -- 2B -- New York Yankees
Trenton (AA) 74 Games .301 7HR 44RBI
Columbus (AAA) 61 Games .259 6HR 30RBI


#17 Yuniesky Betancourt (23) -- SS
-- Seattle Mariners
Played In Cuba (Stats Unavailable)

#18 Billy Butler (18) -- 1B -- Kansas City Royals
Idaho Falls (Rookie) 72 Games .373 10HR 68RBI

#19 Ian Kinsler (21) -- SS -- Texas Rangers
Clinton (Low-A) 59 Games .402 11HR 52RBI
Frisco (AA) 70 Games .299 8HR 44RBI


#20 Chris Burke (25) -- 2B -- Houston Astros
New Orleans (AAA) 123 Games .315 16HR 52RBI
Houston (MLB) 17 Games .059 0HR 0RBI


#21 J.J. Hardy (22) -- SS -- Milwaukee Brewers
Indianapolis (AAA) 26 Games .277 4HR 20RBI

#22 Delwyn Young (22) -- 2B
-- Los Angeles Dodgers
Vero Beach (High-A) 129 Games .281 22HR 85RBI

#23 Michael Aubrey (23) -- 1B -- Cleveland Indians
Kinston (High-A) 60 Games .339 10HR 60RBI
Akron (AA) 38 Games .261 5HR 22RBI


#24 Reid Brignac (19) -- SS
-- Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Princeton (Rookie) 25 Games .361 1HR 25RBI
Charleston (Low-A) 3 Games .500 0HR 5RBI


#25 Brad Eldred (24) -- 1B -- Pittsburgh Pirates
Lynchburg (High-A) 91 Games .310 21HR 77RBI
Altoona (AA) 39 Games .279 17HR 60RBI


#26 Garrett Atkins (25) -- 3B -- Colorado Rockies
Colorado Springs (AAA) 122 Games .366 15HR 94RBI
Colorado (MLB) 15 Games .357 1HR 8RBI


#27 Eric Duncan (20) -- 3B --New York Yankees
Battle Creek (Low-A) 78 Games .260 12HR 57RBI
Tampa (High-A) 57 Games .254 4HR 26RBI


#28 Matt Tuiasosopo (18) -- SS -- Seattle Mariners
AZL Mariners (Rookie) 20 Games .412 4HR 12RBI
Everett (Short-A) 29 Games .248 2HR 14RBI


#29 Jorge Cantu (23) -- 2B
-- Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Durham (AAA) 95 Games .302 22HR 80RBI
Tampa Bay (MLB) 50 Games .301 2HR 17RBI


#30 Omar Quintanilla (23) -- SS -- Oakland Athletics
Modesto (High-A) 108 Games .315 11HR 72RBI
Midland (AA) 23 Games .351 2HR 20RBI


#31 Sergio Santos (21) -- SS
-- Arizona Diamondbacks
El Paso (AA) 89 Games .282 11HR 52RBI

#32 Jason Bartlett (25) -- SS -- Minnesota Twins
GCL Twins (Rookie) 5 Games .357 0HR 1RBI
Rochester (AAA) 66 Games .332 3HR 29RBI
Minnesota (MLB) 8 Games .083 0HR 1RBI


#33 Adrian Gonzalez (22) -- 1B -- Texas Rangers
Oklahoma City (AAA) 123 Games .304 12HR 80RBI
Texas (MLB) 16 Games .238 1HR 7RBI


#34 Josh Barfield (22) -- 2B -- San Diego Padres
Mobile (AA) 137 Games .248 18HR 90RBI

#35 James Loney (20) -- 1B -- Los Angeles Dodgers
Jacksonville (AA) 104 Games .238 4HR 35RBI

#36 Edwin Encarnacion (22) -- 3B -- Cincinnati Reds
Chattanooga (AA) 120 Games .281 13HR 76RBI

#37 Blake Dewitt (19) -- SS -- Los Angeles Dodgers
Ogden (Rookie) 70 Games .284 12HR 47RBI

#38 Russ Adams (24) -- SS -- Toronto Blue Jays
Syracuse (AAA) 122 Games .288 5HR 54RBI
Toronto (MLB) 22 Games .306 4HR 10RBI


#39 Dan Johnson (25) -- 1B -- Oakland Athletics
Sacramento (AAA) 142 Games .299 29HR 111RBI

#40 Howie Kendrick (21) -- 2B -- Anaheim Angels
AZL Angels (Rookie) 3 Games .250 0HR 0RBI
Cedar Rapids (Low-A) 75 Games .367 10HR 49RBI


#41 Aaron Hill (23) -- SS -- Toronto Blue Jays
New Hampshire (AA) 135 Games .279 11HR 80RBI

#42 Cory Dunlap (20) -- 1B -- Los Angeles Dodgers
Ogden (Rookie) 71 Games .351 7HR 53RBI

#43 Jeff Baker (23) -- 3B -- Colorado Rockies
Visalia (High-A) 73 Games .325 11HR 64RBI
Tulsa (AA) 24 Games .297 4HR 20RBI


#44 Josh Fields (22) -- 3B -- Chicago White Sox
Winston Salem (High-A) 66 Games .285 7HR 39RBI

#45 Alberto Callaspo (21) -- 2B -- Anaheim Angels
Arkansas (AA) 135 Games .285 6HR 48RBI

#46 Herron Iriberren (20) -- 2B
-- Milwaukee Brewers
AZL Brewers (Rookie) 46 Games .439 4HR 36RBI
Beloit (Low-A) 15 Games .373 1HR 10RBI


#47 Dustin Pedroia (21) -- SS -- Boston Red Sox
Augusta (Low-A) 12 Games .400 1HR 5RBI
Sarasota (High-A) 30 Games .336 2HR 14RBI


#48 Joey Votto (21) -- 3B -- Cincinnati Reds
Dayton (Low-A) 111 Games .302 14HR 73RBI
Potomac (High-A) 24 Games .298 5HR 20RBI


#49 Ian Bladergroen (23) -- 1B -- Boston Red Sox
Capital City (Low-A) 72 Games .342 13HR 74RBI

#50 Richard Lewis (24) -- 2B -- Chicago Cubs
West Tenn (AA) 99 Games .329 10HR 59RBI
Iowa (AAA) 31 Games .239 3HR 11RBI


#51 Mike Fontenot (24) -- 2B -- Chicago Cubs
Ottawa (AAA) 136 Games .279 8HR 49RBI

#52 Nate Schierholtz (21) -- 3B
-- San Francisco Giants
Hagerstown (Low-A) 59 Games .298 15HR 54RBI

#53 Joaquin Arias (20) -- SS -- Texas Rangers
Stockton (High-A) 123 Games .300 4HR 62RBI

#54 Raul Tablado (23) -- SS -- Toronto Blue Jays
Dunedin (High-A) 84 Games .303 21HR 76RBI

#55 Ryan Raburn (23) -- 2B -- Detroit Tigers
Erie (AA) 98 Games .301 16HR 63RBI

#56 Kevin Kouzmanoff (23) -- 3B
-- Cleveland Indians
Lake County (Low-A) 123 Games .330 16HR 87RBI
Akron (AA) 7 Games .208 1HR 6RBI


#57 Tony Giarratano (22) -- SS -- Detroit Tigers
West Michigan (Low-A) 43 Games .285 1HR 13RBI
Lakeland (High-A) 53 Games .376 5HR 25RBI


#58 Brian Snyder (23) -- 3B -- Oakland Athletics
Kane County (Low-A) 101 Games .311 13HR 61RBI

#59 Jamie D'Antona (23) -- 3B
-- Arizona Diamondbacks
Lancaster (High-A) 68 Games .315 13HR 57RBI
El Paso (AA) 19 Games .211 0HR 7RBI


#60 Juan Tejada (23) -- 1B -- Detroit Tigers
Erie (AA) 125 Games .289 23HR 92RBI

#61 Chris Duncan (23) -- 1B -- St. Louis Cardinals
Tennessee (AA) 120 Games .289 16HR 65RBI

#62 Ruben Gotay (22) -- 2B -- Kansas City Royals
Wichita (AA) 106 Games .289 9HR 68RBI
Kansas City (MLB) 44 Games .270 1HR 16RBI


#63 Travis Denker (19) -- 2B
-- Los Angeles Dodgers
Ogden (Rookie) 57 Games .311 12HR 43RBI

#64 Marcos Vechionacci (18) -- 3B
-- New York Yankees
GCL Yankees (Rookie) 36 Games .336 4HR 22RBI
Staten Island (Short-A) 19 Games .292 0HR 8RBI
Tampa (High-A) 1 Game .250 0HR 0RBI


#65 Andy Laroche (21) -- SS
-- Los Angeles Dodgers
Columbus (Low-A) 65 Games .283 13HR 42RBI
Vero Beach (High-A) 62 Games .233 10HR 35RBI


#66 Jason Botts (24) -- 1B --Texas Rangers
Frisco (AA) 133 Games .293 24HR 92RBI

#67 Ryan Shealy (25) -- 1B -- Colorado Rockies
Tulsa (AA) 132 Games .318 29HR 99RBI

#68 Matt Craig (23) -- 3B -- Chicago Cubs
West Tenn (AA) 112 Games .275 20HR 63RBI

#69 Clint Barmes (26) -- SS -- Colorado Rockies
Colorado Springs (AAA) 125 Games .328 16HR 51RBI
Colorado (MLB) 20 Games .282 2HR 10RBI


#70 Terry Tiffee (25) -- 3B -- Minnesota Twins
Rochester (AAA) 82 Games .307 12HR 68RBI
Minnesota (MLB) 17 Games .273 2HR 8RBI


#71 Larry Broadway (24) -- 1B
-- Washington Nationals
Harrisburg (AA) 131 Games .270 22HR 72RBI

#72 Adam Jones (19) -- SS -- Seattle Mariners
Wisconsin (Low-A) 130 Games .267 11HR 72RBI

#73 Luis Hernandez (20) -- SS -- Atlanta Braves
Myrtle Beach (High-A) 117 Games .271 6HR 45RBI

#74 Willy Aybar (22) -- 2B -- Los Angeles Dodgers
Jacksonville (AA) 126 Games .276 15HR 77RBI

#75 Fernando Valenzuela Jr (22) -- 1B
--San Diego Padres
Fort Wayne (Low-A) 135 Games .294 11HR 81RBI

#76 Matt Macri (22) -- SS -- Colorado Rockies
Tri-City (Short-A) 52 Games .333 7HR 43RBI

#77 Travis Ishikawa (21) -- 1B
-- San Francisco Giants
Hagerstown (Low-A) 98 Games .257 15HR 54RBI
San Jose (High-A) 16 Games .232 1HR 10RBI


#78 Josh Wilson (24) -- SS -- Florida Marlins
Carolina (AA) 81 Games .315 10HR 41RBI
Albuquerque (AAA) 56 Games .279 5HR 23RBI


#79 Donnie Murphy (22) -- 2B
-- Kansas City Royals
Wilmington (High-A) 129 Games .254 10HR 73RBI
Kansas City (MLB) 7 Games .185 0HR 3RBI


#80 Willam Bergolla (22) -- 2B -- Cincinnati Reds
Chattanooga (AA) 116 Games .283 4HR 38RBI

#81 Travis Metcalf (22) -- 3B -- Texas Rangers
Spokane (Short-A) 72 Games .266 16HR 62RBI

#82 Jeremy West (23) -- 1B -- Boston Red Sox
Sarasota (High-A) 124 Games .293 18HR 69RBI

#83 David Winfree (19) -- 1B -- Minnesota Twins
Elizabethton (Rookie) 59 Games .286 8HR 37RBI

#84 Matt Moses (19) -- 3B -- Minnesota Twins
GCL Twins (Rookie) 1 Game .250 0HR 1RBI
Quad Cities (Low-A) 29 Games .223 3HR 14RBI


#85 Ryan Norwood (22) -- 1B -- Chicago Cubs
Boise (Short-A) 73 Games .296 9HR 53RBI

#86 Kevin Howard (23) -- 2B -- Cincinnati Reds
Potomac (High-A) 124 Games .284 11HR 79RBI

#87 Tony Blanco (23) -- 1B -- Washington Nationals
Potomac (High-A) 62 Games .306 17HR 47RBI
Chattanooga (AA) 58 Games .245 12HR 31RBI


#88 Jesus Cota (23) -- 1B -- Arizona Diamondbacks
Lancaster (High-A) 16 Games .403 3HR 22RBI
El Paso (AA) 94 Games .290 10HR 59RBI


#89 Pat Osborn (24) -- 3B -- Cleveland Indians
Kinston (High-A) 86 Games .342 10HR 55RBI

#90 Lance Niekro (26) -- 3B --San Francisco Giants
San Jose (High-A) 15 Games .311 1HR 14RBI
Fresno (AAA) 67 Games .299 12HR 47RBI


#91 Craig Brazell (25) -- 1B -- New York Mets
Norfolk (AAA) 121 Games .265 23HR 67RBI
New York Mets (MLB) 24 Games .265 1HR 3RBI


#92 Tommy Whiteman (25) -- SS -- Houston Astros
Round Rock (AA) 68 Games .336 8HR 45RBI
New Orleans (AAA) 25 Games .276 0HR 9RBI


#93 Jerry Gil (22) -- SS -- Arizona Diamondbacks
Tucson (AAA) 114 Games .278 11HR 58RBI
Arizona (MLB) 29 Games .174 0HR 8RBI


#94 Robert Andino (20) -- SS -- Florida Marlins
Greensboro (Low-A) 76 Games .281 8HR 46RBI
Jupiter (High-A) 49 Games .279 0HR 15RBI


#95 Dustin Hahn (22) -- 2B -- Colorado Rockies
Casper (Rookie) 63 Games .308 8HR 43RBI
Tri-City (Short-A) 4 Games .250 0HR 0RBI


#96 Johnny Woodard (20) -- 1B -- Minnesota Twins
Elizabethton (Rookie) 59 Games .309 8HR 35RBI

#97 Brandon Wood (20) -- SS -- Anaheim Angels
Cedar Rapids (Low-A) 125 Games .251 11HR 64RBI

#98 Shawn Bowman (20) -- 3B -- New York Mets
Capital City (Low-A) 116 Games .255 18HR 66RBI

#99 Jonathan Fulton (20) -- SS -- Florida Marlins
Jamestown (Short-A) 65 Games .254 11HR 40RBI
Jupiter (High-A) 6 Games .217 0HR 1RBI


#100 Tony Granadillo -- 3B -- St. Louis Cardinals
Johnson City (Rookie) 50 Games .315 10HR 30RBI
New Jersey (Short-A) 14 Games .235 0HR 0RBI



 

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