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LongDistanceFan
05-26-2002, 10:45 AM
Rating the Best Tools from Baseball America
Top 100 prospects only (Ranking in parantheses)
May 26, 2002

BEST ATHLETE
College
1 Drew Meyer, ss, South Carolina (27)
2 Russ Adams, ss/2b, North Carolina (19)
3 Jason Cooper, of, Stanford (68)

High School
1 Jeff Francoeur, of, Lilburn, Ga. (22)
2 Elijah Dukes, of, Tampa (96)
3 Robbie Sovie, of, Macon, Ga. (65)


BEST PURE HITTER
College
1 Khalil Greene, ss, Clemson (35)
2 John McCurdy, ss, Maryland (45)
3 Curtis Granderson, of, Illinois-Chicago (88)

High School
1 Jeremy Hermida, of, Marietta, Ga. (13)
2 Scott Moore, ss, Cypress, Calif. (12)
3 Micah Schilling, 2b, Clinton, La. (50)

BEST POWER HITTER
College
1 Jason Cooper, of, Stanford (68)
2 Jeff Baker, 3b, Clemson (14)
3 Larry Broadway, 1b, Duke (79)

High School
1 Brian Dopirak, 1b, Dunedin, Fla. (36)
2 Prince Fielder, 1b, Melbourne, Fla. (24)
3 Jeff Clement, c, Marshalltown, Iowa (39)

FASTEST BASERUNNER
College
1 Drew Meyer, ss, South Carolina (27)
2 Russ Adams, ss/2b, North Carolina (19)
3 Taber Lee, ss, San Diego State (77)

High School
1 Robbie Sovie, of, Macon, Ga. (65)
2 Denard Span, of, Tampa (20)
3 B.J. Upton, ss, Chesapeake, Va. (1)

BEST ARM STRENGTH
College
1 Drew Meyer, ss, South Carolina (27)
2 Chris Snyder, c, Houston (70)
3 Ben Fritz, c/rhp, Fresno State (53)

High School
1 B.J. Upton, ss, Chesapeake, Va. (1)
2 Scott Moore, ss, Cypress, Calif. (12)
3 Brent Clevlen, of, Cedar Park, Texas (33)

BEST DEFENSIVE PLAYER
College
1 Taber Lee, ss, San Diego State (77)
2 Chris Snyder, c, Houston (70)
3 Drew Meyer, ss, South Carolina (27)

High School
1 B.J. Upton, ss, Chesapeake, Va. (1)
2 Denard Span, of, Tampa (20)
3 Adam Donachie, c, Orlando (44)

BEST FASTBALL
College
1 Bobby Brownlie, rhp, Rutgers (5)
2 Eric Thomas, rhp, South Alabama (49)
3 Joseph Blanton, rhp, Kentucky (18)

High School
1 Jason Neighborgall, rhp, Durham, N.C. (10)
2 Mark McCormick, rhp, Clear Lake Shore, Texas (23)
3 Scott Kazmir, lhp, Houston (2)

BEST BREAKING BALL
College
1 Bryan Bullington, rhp, Ball State (3)
2 Bobby Brownlie, rhp, Rutgers (5)
3 Anthony Reyes, rhp, Southern California (31)

High School
1 Clint Everts, rhp, Houston (16)
2 Jason Neighborgall, rhp, Durham, N.C. (10)
3 Cole Hamels, lhp, San Diego (8)

BEST COMMAND
College
1 Bryan Bullington, rhp, Ball State (3)
2 Joe Saunders, lhp, Virginia Tech (17)
3 Bobby Brownlie, rhp, Rutgers (5)

High School
1 Scott Kazmir, lhp, Houston (2)
2 Cole Hamels, lhp, San Diego (8)
3 Clint Everts, rhp, Houston (16)

CLOSEST TO MAJORS
College
1 Bryan Bullington, rhp, Ball State (3)
2 David Bush, rhp, Wake Forest (37)
3 Jeremy Guthrie, rhp, Stanford (11)

High School
1 Scott Kazmir, lhp, Houston (2)
2 Cole Hamels, lhp, San Diego (8)
3 Zack Greinke, rhp, Apopka, Fla. (9)

CerberusWG
05-26-2002, 12:32 PM
Again, thanks much, LDF!