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Postby ensanimal » Fri Jul 01, 2005 1:00 pm

Michael Hinckley, LHP, WAS
Jeff Mathis, C, ANA
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Postby iavikefn » Sat Jul 02, 2005 3:19 pm

Round One

1. Cardinals-Felix Hernandez, SP, Seattle
2. Reds-Delmon Young, OF, Tampa Bay
3. Rockies-Prince Fielder, 1B, Milwaukee
4. Rangers-Justin Upton, SS, Arizona
5. Devil Rays-Ian Stewart, 3B, Colorado
6. Twins-Andy Marte, 3B, Atlanta
7. Twins(from Braves)-Joel Guzman, SS, Los Angeles
8. Cubs-Hanley Ramirez, SS, Boston
9. Indians-Kendry Morales, 1B/OF, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
10. Nationals-Matt Cain, SP, San Francisco
11. Orioles-Daric Barton, C/OF, Oakland
12. Red Sox-Jeremy Hermida, OF, Florida

Round Two

13. Red Sox-Ian Kinsler, SS/2B, Texas
14. Orioles-Lastings Miledge, OF, New York Mets
15. Nationals-Edwin Encarnacion, 3B, Cincinnati
16. Indians-Brandon League, RP, Toronto
17. Cubs-Ervin Santana, SP, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
18. Braves-Ryan Doumit, C, Pittsburgh
19. Twins-Chad Billingsley, SP, Los Angeles
20. Devil Rays-Conor Jackson, OF, Arizona
21. Rangers-Alex Gordon, 3B, Kansas City
22. Rockies-Casey Kotchman, 1B, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
23. Reds-Adam Miller, SP, Cleveland
24. Cardinals-Carlos Quentin, OF, Arizona

Round Three

25. Cardinals-Jason Kubel, OF, Minnesota
26. Reds-Anibel Sanchez, P, Boston
27. Rockies-Anthony Reyes, P, St. Louis
28. Rangers-Brandon McCarthy, SP, Chicago White Sox
29. Devil Rays-Brandon Wood, SS, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
30. Twins-Billy Butler, 3B/OF, Kansas City
31. Twins(from Braves)-Scott Olsen, SP, Florida
32. Cubs-Felix Pie, OF, Chicago Cubs
33. Indians-Justin Verlander, SP, Detroit
34. Nationals-Miguel Montero, C, Arizona
35. Orioles-Brian Dopirak, 1B, Chicago Cubs
36. Red Sox-Hayden Penn, SP, Baltimore

Round Four

37. Twins(from Red Sox)-Thomas Diamond, SP, Texas
38. Orioles-Yusmiero Petit, SP, New York Mets
39. Nationals-Carlos Nalasco, SP, Chicago Cubs
40. Indians-Cole Hamels, SP, Philadelphia
41. Cubs-Jeff Francoeur, OF, Atlanta
42. Braves-Joey Devine, RP, Atlanta
43. Twins-Gavin Floyd, SP, Philadelphia
44. Devil Rays-Dan Meyer, RP, Oakland
45. Rangers-Stephen Drew, SS, Arizona
46. Rockies-Edwin Jackson, SP, Los Angeles
47. Reds-Travis Bowyer, SP, Minnesota
48. Cardinals-Jeff Niemann, SP, Tampa Bay

Round Five

49. Cardinals-Ryan Howard, 1B, Philadelphia
50. Twins(from Reds)-
51. Rockies-
52. Rangers-
53. Mets-
54. Twins-
55. Braves-
56. Cubs-
57. Indians-
58. Nationals-
59. Orioles-
60. Red Sox-

Update. Who to take at 50 and 54?
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Postby JohnR » Sat Jul 02, 2005 4:17 pm

Andy Laroche, 3B LA
Francisco Liriano, SP MIN
Chris Lambert, SP STL
Troy Patton, SP HOU
Joel Zumaya, SP DET
Chris Young, OF CHW
Yuniesky Betancourt, SS SEA

I Probably put Zumaya right under Laroche, and Young ahead of Liriano on my list....
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Postby iavikefn » Mon Jul 04, 2005 12:14 am

I took LaRoche.
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Postby rotterdam_82 » Wed Jul 06, 2005 12:44 pm

I guess Jeff Francouer has gone right? I can only offer you another Braves prospect, Chuck James. Good young pitcher. Or Joey Devine (future closer) should be up in september. He's got some nasty stuff.
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Postby Balco » Wed Jul 06, 2005 5:19 pm

Daisuke Matsuzaka from Japan throws somethin calld a Gyro-ball, would be a good pick. ;-D
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Postby Members Only Jackets » Wed Jul 06, 2005 6:28 pm

There's a guy named Ray Liotta in the minors....I'd take a late round flier on him just because it'd be cool having a "Goodfella" on my team. :-D
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Postby raiders_umpire » Wed Jul 06, 2005 8:07 pm

if Troy Patton of houston is still available, i would jump all over him..... Homer Bailey of cincinnati would also be a good choice as wlel...
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Postby Members Only Jackets » Thu Jul 07, 2005 12:50 am

What about BJ Upton
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Postby AT » Thu Jul 07, 2005 3:06 pm

I am just starting to prepare my minor league rankings for next season's draft and I followed this whole thread and wrote down every guy mentioned and some of them I took a couple notes on. I've never drafted a team with minor league players so I'm starting to learn from scratch. This thread has been incredibly helpful. Thanks a lot guys. Here is what I have written down so far...

Minor League Prospects

1. Delmon Young, OF, TB, 9/14/1985, AA Montgomery (ML Ready)
2. Felix Hernandez, SP, SEA, 4/8/1986, AAA Tacoma (ML Ready)
3. Craig Hansen, RP, BOS, 11/15/1983, Recent Draft Pick
4. Kendry Morales, OF, ANA, 6/20/1983, AA Arkansas (Cuban Defector)
5. Hanley Ramirez, SS, BOS, 12/23/1983, AA Portland
6. Josh Barfield, 2B, SD, 12/17/1982, AAA Portland
7. Alex Gordon, 3B, KC, 2/10/1984, Recent Draft Pick
8. Justin Upton, SS, ARI, 8/25/1987, Recent Draft Pick
9. Joel Guzman, SS, LAD, 11/1/1984, AA Jacksonville
10. Ian Stewart, 3B, COL, 4/5/1985, A Modesto
11. Billy Butler, CI, KC, 4/18/1986, A High Desert
12. Andy Marte, 3B, ATL, 10/21/1983, MLB Braves/AAA Richmond (ML Ready)
13. Matt Cain, SP, SF, 10/1/1984, AAA Fresno (ML Ready)
14. Daric Barton, C, OAK, 8/16/1985, AA as of 7/5/2005
15. Jeremy Hermida, OF, FLA, 1/30/1984, AA Carolina
16. Ian Kinsler, 2B, TEX, 6/22/1982, AAA Oklahoma City
17. Marshall McDougall, SS, TEX, 12/19/1978, AAA Oklahoma City/ML TEX
18. Edwin Encarnacion, 3B, CIN, 1/7/1983, 1/7/1983, AAA Louisville/ML CIN
19. Chad Billingsley, P, LAD, 7/29/1984, AA Jacksonville
20. Chris Nelson, SS, COL, 9/3/1985, A Asheville
21. Cameron Maybin, OF, DET, 4/4/1987, Recent Draft Pick
22. Adam Miller, P, CLE, 11/26/1984, A Kinston
23. Conor Jackson, 1B, ARI, 5/7/1982, AAA Tuscon
24. Casey Kotchman, 1B, ANA, 2/22/1983, AAA Salt Late City/ML ANA
25. Carlos Quentin, OF, ARI, 8/28/1982, AAA Tuscon
26. Jason Kubel, OF, MIN, 5/25/1982, ML MIN (60-Day DL w/Knee Ligament Tear)
27. Anibal Sanchez, SP, BOS, 2/27/1984, AA Portland
28. Eric Duncan, 3B, NYY, 12/7/1984, AA Trenton
29. Anthony Reyes, SP, STL, 10/16/1981, AAA Memphis
30. Brandon Wood, SS, ANA, 3/2/1985, A Rancho Cucamonga
31. Felix Pie, OF, CHC, 2/8/1985, AA West Tennessee (Speed, Leadoff type)
32. Miguel Montero, C, ARI, 7/9/1983, A Lancaster
33. Brian Dopirak, 1B, CHC, 12/20/1983, A Daytona (Tremendous Power)
34. Thomas Diamond, SP, TEX, 4/6/1983, AA San Francisco (Stud)
35. Jeff Francoeur, OF, ATL, 1/8/1984, AA Mississippi
36. Yusmeiro Petit, SP, NYM, 11/22/1984, AA Binghampton
37. Joey Devine, CL, ATL, 9/19/1983, A Myrtle Beach
38. Jeff Mathis, C, ANA, 3/31/1983, AAA Salt Lake
39. Mike Hinckley, SP, WAS, 10/5/1982, A Potomac
40. Edwin Jackson, SP, LAD, 9/9/1983, AAA Las Vegas/AA Jacksonville (Struggle)
41. Travis Bowyer, P, MIN, 8/31/1981, AAA Rochester
42. Jeff Niemann, P, TB, 2/28/1983, AA Montreal
43. Andy LaRoche, 3B, LAD, 9/13/1983, AA Jacksonville (Raking his way to ML)
44. Francisco Liriano, SP, MIN, 10/26/1983, AAA Rochester (#1 Twins SP Prospect)
45. Chris Lambert, SP, STL, 3/8/1983, AA
46. Troy Patton, LHP, HOU, 9/3/1985, A Lexington
· (has posted a 0.98 ERA and 78:17 K:BB ratio over 64.1 innings. As of 6/14/205)

47. Joel Zumaya, SP, DET, 11/9/1984, AA Erie (ML Fast Track)
48. Chris Young, OF, CHW, 9/5/1983, A Kansas City (Bigtime Speed, Moneyball #s)
49. Brian A.Anderson, OF, CHW, 3/11/1982, AAA Charlotte
50. Ryan Sweeney, OF, CHW, 2/20/1985, A Winston Salem
51. Yuniesky Betancourt, SS, SEA, 1/31/1982, AAA Tacoma (Cuban Refugee, Def)
52. Homer Bailey, SP, CIN, 5/3/1986, A Dayton (2005 #7 Overall, #1 HS Pitcher)
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