Rankings

Project Prospect's Top 25 Rankings - 07/02/2007

Yovani Gallardo -- Pitching like a veteran in bigs despite only being 21; 2.71 K/BB and .200 BAA

Project Prospect's Midseason Top 50 - 06/25/2007

Yovani Gallardo -- Minors' K leader since '06; chasing No. 1 w/ a pair of great big league starts

Project Prospect's Top 25 Rankings - 06/18/2007

Tim Lincecum -- 48 vs. 21 MLB K/BB ratio is decent, but .223 BAA shows he's pitching well

Project Prospect's Top 25 Rankings - 06/13/2007

Tim Lincecum -- Graduated to the big leagues with his June 13th start against the Blue Jays

Project Prospect's Top 25 Rankings - 06/04/2007

Tim Lincecum -- Very impressive through 6 big league starts: 39 K, 12 BB, 1.03 WHIP (40.0 IP)

The Golden Standard - 05/29/2007

In 2006 and at 32 years of age, Jermaine Dye broke out for a career-high 44 HRs to go with a career-best .622 SLG pct.

Project Prospect's Top 50 Rankings Update - 05/21/2007

Tim Lincecum -- Could be better than Oswalt, as he showed last week (7.0 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 10 K)

Project Prospect's Top 25 Prospect List - 05/14/2007

Tim Lincecum -- Went 7.0 innings & allowed just 2 ER in Coors...6 K, 1 BB, 7 H; NL ROY favorite

Project Prospect's Top 25 Prospect List - 05/07/2007

Tim Lincecum -- Gave up 2 HR in big league debut after not allowing any in 31.0 Triple-A innings

The Golden Standard - 05/06/2007

Álex Rodríguez -- Pre-season No. 2 has earned board's top spot; speed adv. makes promotion even easier

Project Prospect's Top 25 Prospect List - 04/30/2007

Phil Hughes -- Was in A+ at this time last year; combined 4.87 K/BB going back to start of '06

Top 50 Pitchers Under 25 - 03/10/2007

This is the final installment of our seven-part series on the top players under 25 by position.

Top 30 Outfielders Under 25 - 03/04/2007

Looking to follow in the footsteps of Ken Griffey Jr., Alex Rodriguez, and Joe Mauer – No.1 overall draft picks who have become stars – Young hit a speed bump when he lost his patience, his mind, and his bat (in an umpire’s chest) in April of 2006.

Top 10 Third Basemen Under 25 - 02/23/2007

Ever since he made his big league debut as a 20-year-old in the summer of 2003, Miguel Cabrera has been a boulder rolling downhill through the league.

Top 10 Shortstops Under 25 - 02/19/2007

After a 2005 where despite flashes of brilliance over 161 games – including 60 stolen bases – Jose Reyes posted just a .686 OPS (.300/.386), the Dominican native exploded in 2006 to become one the game’s most exciting players.

Top 10 Second Basemen Under 25 - 02/16/2007

Although a good minor league prospect, Robinson Cano surprised many by hitting a blistering .342 in 2006 for the Yankees.

Top 10 First Basemen Under 25 - 02/12/2007

Given the exploits of his power-hitting father and his own impressive accomplishments as a high schooler, Prince Fielder has been considered a “can’t-miss” prospect ever since the Brewers drafted him 7th overall in 2002.

Top 10 Catchers Under 25 - 02/09/2007

The last time a catcher with 300+ at-bats had an on-base percentage over .420 was 10 years ago (Future Hall of Famer Mike Piazza, .431). Joe Mauer produced a .429 OBP last year…as a 23-year-old!

Project Prospect's 2007 Top 25 Rookie List - 01/26/2007

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Daisuke Matsuzaka -- Instant No. 2, he's the least risky pitching "prospect" in the game

Top 5 Rookie Starting Pitchers - 01/19/2007

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When we're not petitioning Major League Baseball as to why professional Japanese baseball players should not be considered rookies, we keep busy trying to pin down fresh MLB faces who will be impact players.

Top 5 Rookie Outfielders - 01/12/2007

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Delmon Young, 21, grew up idolizing Vladimir Guerrero, a player who he could someday match talent-wise – he already has the arm.

Top 3 Rookie Third Basemen - 01/05/2007

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As Denny Foster suggested in his Project Prospect feature on Alex Gordon comparisons, the Royals have a third base prospect who could end up hitting like Mark Teixeira in the big leagues.

Project Prospect's 2007 Top 100 Prospect List - 01/03/2007

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MLB's next five-tool stud is in line for a big league job.

Top 3 Rookie Shortstops - 12/29/2006

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It took Troy Tulowitzki a mere 126 games to show the Colorado Rockies’ brass that he was ready to become the teams’ starting shortstop.

Top 3 Rookie Second Basemen - 12/22/2006

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A combination of David Eckstein and Mark Loretta, the former Arizona State star brings elite discipline (48 BB/27 K; 93.62% contact ratio) to the plate that figures to improve with each major league at-bat, and there should be plenty of those to come as Pedroia, 23, will likely start at second in Boston over Alex Cora.

Top 3 Rookie First Basemen - 12/15/2006

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Somewhat quietly, Loney, 22, turned in one of more the stellar seasons of any advanced prospect in 2006, earning a promotion to the big leagues at the end of July.

Top 3 Rookie Catchers - 12/08/2006

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With his lofty 2005 strikeout totals (76 in 321 at-bats), lingering wrist issues, and overall disappointing season, critics found many reasons to temper their expectations for Iannetta, 23, heading into 2006.

Top 10 Starting Pitcher Prospects - 12/01/2006

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A Red Sox fan growing up, Hughes already has an arsenal of pitches that could make him a solid major league starter.

Top 10 Outfield Prospects - 11/24/2006

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Young, 21, grew up idolizing Vladimir Guerrero, a player who he could someday match talent-wise – he already has the arm.

Top 5 Third Base Prospects - 11/17/2006

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As Denny Foster suggested in his Project Prospect feature on Alex Gordon comparisons, the Royals have a third base prospect who could end up hitting like Mark Teixeira in the big leagues.