Top 15 Corner Outfield Prospects

November 10, 2009

C / 1B / 2B / SS / 3B / OF / CF / P

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Rk   Player   Pos   Comments   Age   Org   Lvl
1   Jason Heyward   RF   Outstanding contact hitter w/ good power and patience; health a concern?   20.7   ATL   AAA
2   Mike Stanton   RF   Perhaps the best power prospect in the minors; contact rate is below-ave.   20.4   FLA   AA
3   Michael Taylor   RF/LF   Athletic giant who manages the zone well and has 25+ home run potential   24.3   PHI   AAA
4   Jaff Decker   LF   Has good power and is extremely patient; only an average contact hitter   20.1   SD   A
5   Domonic Brown   RF   Impressive fast-twitch athlete w/ pop; not as coordinated as you'd think   22.6   PHI   AA
6   Thomas Neal   LF/1B   Masher showed promising approach in Cal League; BABIP will fall in AA   22.6   SF   A+
7   Jose Tabata   RF/CF   Elite contact hitter has been brought along quickly; impatient/lacks power   21.6   PIT   AAA
8   Nick Weglarz   LF/DH   Played w/ a broken leg for part of '09; potential stud at the plate; not on D   22.3   CLE   AA
9   Chris Heisey   LF/CF   Has a big-league body; born to hit line drives; should provide solid D value   25.3   CIN   AAA
10   Michael Saunders   LF/CF   Was AAA success breakout or product of PCL? Struggled over 129 MLB PA   23.4   SEA   MLB
11   Josh Reddick   LF/RF/CF   Missed a chunk of '09 w/ strained oblique; standout power; decent contact   23.1   BOS   MLB
12   Caleb Gindl   RF/DH   Patient hitter is more athletic than he looks; could be in line for a breakout   21.6   MIL   A+
13   Kellen Kulbacki   RF   Derailed by injuries in '09 but his bat has too much potential to overlook   24.4   SD   AA
14   Grant Desme   RF/CF   Awesome speed/power talent; poor contact -- looks lost at plate sometimes 24.0   OAK   A+
15   Sawyer Carroll   RF   Upside among lowest here; likely MLBer jumped from A to A+ to AA in '09   23.9   SD   AA
* Ages are as of 4/1/10; Lvl is the highest the player has reached; Our rankings put a lot of weight into floor as well as ceiling
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