Top 10 prospects for '07...Post Yours! - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2015 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Minor League & College Baseball

Top 10 prospects for '07...Post Yours!

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Top 10 prospects for '07...Post Yours!

Postby Purple Haze » Mon Jul 24, 2006 2:53 pm

Lets get a cafe consensus of the top 10 prospects from,
'06 midseason...
(End of July/Start of August '06)...

Who would you rank as the top 10 prospects for '07?
(We will revisit our list's next season :-) )


Throwing my hat into the ring...

Considering many of the top prospects right now, are or will be in the majors before end of year...This will cause many to lose the "Prospect" eligibility..(130 AB's)

Players who would be near top of my list, but I don't feel will be...
"Prospect" eligible next season:

Stephen Drew
Howie Kendrick

That being said..Here is my list:

#1: Delmon Young (best minor league player to come around in many years, and very well could get called up in Sept, but still should have less than 130 AB's if he does get called up)

#2: Alex Gordon (This guy is the REAL DEAL)

#3: Justin Upton (This kid has unlimited potential, and can play many different positions..VERY young, and will show why he could be #1 overall on this list)

#4: Lastings Milledge (Power will come...Defensive genius, and much better eye than many thought...Fast, with a Big arm...Can do it all)

#5: Brandon Wood (Power has continued this year in the minors, and should be Vladdy's best friend come start of next year '07 season..Will be the protection Vladdy has needed for last few years)

#6: Billy Butler (This kid will win a batting title, and develop very good power...Bat has been ready all year,and now has a position...Regardless once he gets the call...Billy will be a star in the Majors for many years!)

#7A: Phillip Hughes (NASTY, and YOUNG...Will be a Cy Young canidate eventually in the majors someday)

#7B: Homer Bailey (See Above...NASTY and YOUNG!..Just a matter of opinion, because interchangeable with Hughes, depending on preference )

#8: Mike Pelfrey (I believe he will be sent back down, because he needs more seasoning in AAA, before the '07 season begins..but with the Mets who knows what will happen)

#9: Troy Tulowitzki (Position matters! This kid will be one of the best SS in the game once he gets the call, and Coors field won't hurt his numbers either ;-) )

#10: Carlos Gonzalez (He is showing why he may be the best overall prospect in the DBack org. Still young, but has UNLIMITED potential...If your not sure who this kid is, you will soon :-D )

Honerable mention:
Chris Young
Carlos Maybin
Jay Bruce
Scott Elbert
Andy Marte (May not be elgible)
Jose Tabata
Ian Stewart
Joel Guzman (May not be eligible)
Andy Laroche
Evan Longoria (Watch this kid closely ;-) )
F.Martinez(Mets youngin, but if healthy could rise to the top of all lists B-) )
Purple Haze
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor

User avatar

Posts: 979
Joined: 4 Feb 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: where your not looking

Re: Top 10 prospects for '07...Post Yours!

Postby teddyballgamemvp » Mon Jul 24, 2006 4:19 pm

Purple Haze wrote:Carlos Maybin


It's Cameron Maybin.

The 2007 Top 10 (guys who won't sniff the majors this year, even in call-ups):

Brandon Wood
Jay Bruce
Troy Tulowitzki
Homer Bailey
Philip Hughes
Cameron Maybin
Carlos Gonzalez
Justin Upton
Scott Elbert
Colby Rasmus
Chris Iannetta was born on Krypton and transported to Earth as an infant and saves the universe when he's not getting on base every plate appearance.
teddyballgamemvp
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor

User avatar

Posts: 801
Joined: 3 Mar 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: Top 10 prospects for '07...Post Yours!

Postby Purple Haze » Mon Jul 24, 2006 5:04 pm

teddyballgamemvp wrote:
Purple Haze wrote:Carlos Maybin


It's Cameron Maybin.



Haha..Thanks for the correction!

I had Carlos on the brain :*)
Purple Haze
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor

User avatar

Posts: 979
Joined: 4 Feb 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: where your not looking

Postby SwisherSweet » Mon Jul 24, 2006 5:19 pm

1. Lastings Milledge
2. Billy Butler
3. Phillip Hughes
4. Felix Pie
5. Hunter Pence
6. Carlos Quentin
7. Matt Kemp
8. Delmon Young
9. Andy Marte
10. Joey Votto
SwisherSweet
College Coach
College Coach

User avatar

Posts: 230
Joined: 18 May 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby rmande09 » Mon Jul 24, 2006 5:25 pm

2007 Top Ten

1. Delmon Young
2. Alex Gordon
3. Brandon Wood
4. Billy Butler
5. Philip Hughes
6. Homer Bailey
7. Justin Upton
8. Troy Tulowitzki
9. Jay Bruce
10. Cameron Maybin

Honorable Mention: Carlos Gonzalez, Jose Tabata, Chris Young, Matt Garza, Yovani Gallardo, Andy LaRoche, Evan Longoria.

Guys who should/will/may come close to graduating, where they would be ranked:

Howie Kendrick, 3
Stephen Drew, 4
Lastings Milledge, 5
Mike Pelfrey, 10

Though, with another few months, if the seasons continue to play out the way they have, there could be a slightly different top 10, one that sees Upton fall out and Carlos Gonzalez jump in, if he tears up his brief stint in AA like he did at A+. Though BA has a love affair with /Upton and may not rank him lower than 4.
C: Pierzynski
1B: Pujols
2B: Altuve
3B: Miggy
SS: HanRam
OF (x3): CarGo, M. Bourn, D. Jennings
UTIL (x2): E. Encarnacion, C. Hart
BN: Cuddyer, C. Ross, J. Montero

SP: Price, Gallardo, T. Hudson, Lester
RP: Chapman, Jansen, Rodney, Putz, Cishek, Bailey
rmande09
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor


Posts: 972
Joined: 28 Jun 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby rmande09 » Mon Jul 24, 2006 5:27 pm

SwisherSweet wrote:1. Lastings Milledge
2. Billy Butler
3. Phillip Hughes
4. Felix Pie
5. Hunter Pence
6. Carlos Quentin
7. Matt Kemp
8. Delmon Young
9. Andy Marte
10. Joey Votto


Purple Haze, I'm going to take what you taught me about opinions and apply it here! :-B

(Felix Pie!?) ;-7
C: Pierzynski
1B: Pujols
2B: Altuve
3B: Miggy
SS: HanRam
OF (x3): CarGo, M. Bourn, D. Jennings
UTIL (x2): E. Encarnacion, C. Hart
BN: Cuddyer, C. Ross, J. Montero

SP: Price, Gallardo, T. Hudson, Lester
RP: Chapman, Jansen, Rodney, Putz, Cishek, Bailey
rmande09
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor


Posts: 972
Joined: 28 Jun 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby Galt » Mon Jul 24, 2006 5:33 pm

Since this is MY ranking and not BAs, I'm going to be biased more toward people that are closer to the majors and have a proven track record
1. Young
2. Gordon
3. Wood
5. Butler
6. Bailey
7. Dukes
8. Tulowitski
9. C. Young
10. Hughes
Galt
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor


Posts: 505
Joined: 11 Apr 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby Galt » Mon Jul 24, 2006 5:43 pm

rmande09 wrote:2007 Top Ten
Though, with another few months, if the seasons continue to play out the way they have, there could be a slightly different top 10, one that sees Upton fall out and Carlos Gonzalez jump in, if he tears up his brief stint in AA like he did at A+. Though BA has a love affair with /Upton and may not rank him lower than 4.


Where did you see that Gonzalez has been promoted to AA? I can't find any stories about it anwyere - any wire reports, the affiliate websites, rotoworld, etc.
Galt
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor


Posts: 505
Joined: 11 Apr 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby rmande09 » Mon Jul 24, 2006 5:54 pm

Galt wrote:Where did you see that Gonzalez has been promoted to AA? I can't find any stories about it anwyere - any wire reports, the affiliate websites, rotoworld, etc.


Oh, sorry - he hasn't been promoted yet. He's torn up A+ and probably should get a brief stint with AA before the end of the season.

This is from early July:

Rotoworld wrote:Single-A Lancaster's Carlos Gonzalez homered, tripled and drove in four runs yesterday.
Gonzalez got off to a slow start, but he's currently hitting .328/.381/.589 with 11 steals in 19 attempts. The Diamondbacks will likely test him with Double-A before the end of the season.


He's also got 15 homers and 49 XBH. There are few things about his game to not like, but he has a reported poor work ethic (Prima Donna attitude), poor SB%, and awful BB:K.
C: Pierzynski
1B: Pujols
2B: Altuve
3B: Miggy
SS: HanRam
OF (x3): CarGo, M. Bourn, D. Jennings
UTIL (x2): E. Encarnacion, C. Hart
BN: Cuddyer, C. Ross, J. Montero

SP: Price, Gallardo, T. Hudson, Lester
RP: Chapman, Jansen, Rodney, Putz, Cishek, Bailey
rmande09
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor


Posts: 972
Joined: 28 Jun 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby Galt » Mon Jul 24, 2006 6:18 pm

I don't know how anyone can have a prima donna attitude while driving round the southwest on a bus in the dead of summer, but oh well.

I was hoping he got promoted. My minor league system in my keeper league is seariously lacking guys who may play in '07 let alone '06.
Galt
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor


Posts: 505
Joined: 11 Apr 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Next

Return to Minor League & College Baseball

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests

cron
Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact