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beausox
02-03-2002, 11:10 AM
Later on this week, Baseball America will be releasing the AL Central top ten prospects lists. Here is my opinion (and prediction) on the Sox.

1.Joe Borchard
2.Jon Rauch
3.Joe Crede
4.Corwin Malone
5.Kris Honel
6.Casey Rogowski
7.Matt Ginter
8.Miguel Olivo
9.Lorenzo Barcelo
10.Timothy Hummell

Going to 20:

11.Dennis Ulacia
12.Brian West
13.Jason Stumm
14.Willie Harris
15.Rob Purvis
16.Matt Guerrier
17.Chad Durham
18.Andy Gonzalez
19.Gary Majewski
20.Maro Valenzuela

cornball
02-03-2002, 02:24 PM
Baseball Weekly Jan23-29 listed these prospects for the Sox

Top prospects: Bouchard, Malone (Hitter, Pitcher)

Cream of the crop: Crede, Hummel, Rauch, Rogowski

Best of the rest: Almonte, Gonzalez, Kane, Munuz, Olivo, Reyes, Rowand, Ulacia, Wylie

Mentioned: Honel, Strumm, Lantigua, West, Guerrier, Bittner

Randar68
02-04-2002, 11:15 AM
Originally posted by beausox
Later on this week, Baseball America will be releasing the AL Central top ten prospects lists. Here is my opinion (and prediction) on the Sox.


Based on their ceiling potential, I wiould rank them like this, off the top of my head...




1. Joe Borchard
2. Jon Rauch
3. Corwin Malone
4. Kris Honel
5. Andy Gonzalez
6. Timothy Hummell
7. Joe Crede
8. Miguel Olivo
9. Casey Rogowski
10. Wyatt Allen

11. Dennis Ulacia
12. Tim Bittner
13. Lorenzo Barcelo
14. Matt Ginter
16. Willie Harris
17. Jason Stumm
18. Guillermo Reyes
19. Matt Guerrier
20. Maro Valenzuela


Unknowns with REALLY high ceilings:
Arnaldo Munoz LHP
Edwin Almonte RHP
Alvin Jones RHP
Armando Perez LHP
Julio Castro RHP
Rolando Garza RHP
Rylan Reed RHP
Ryan Wing LHP
Jim Bullard LHP
Charlie Lisk C
Humberto Quintero C
Lee Evans C
Craig Szado LHP
Mitch Wylie RHP
Kyle Kane RHP
Ken Vining LHP
Anthony Webster OF

Thjese guys have big questions such as "Stuff with no control", "Performed well in a league in which they were advanced for", "Performed well without real good stuff, or superior skills", etc....