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lancejohnson
11-03-2006, 05:57 PM
From www.TopProspectAlert.com (http://www.TopProspectAlert.com)

2007 Chicago White Sox Top 10 Prospects
Compiled by J.P. Schwartz

#1. Josh Fields (24) Third Base -- Chicago White Sox
Chicago White Sox (MLB) 11 Games .150 1HR 2RBI
Charlotte (AAA) 124 Games .305 19HR 70RBI

#2. Ryan Sweeney (22) Outfield -- Chicago White Sox
Chicago White Sox (MLB) 18 Games .296 0HR 5RBI
Charlotte (AAA) 118 Games .296 13HR 70RBI

#3. Lance Broadway (23) Pitcher
Charlotte (AAA) 6IP 0-0 3.00ERA 6K
Birmingham (AA) 154.1IP 8-8 2.74ERA 111K

#4. Kyle McCulloch (22) Pitcher
Winston Salem (High-A) 35.1IP 2-5 4.08ERA 21K
Great Falls (Rk) 22.1IP 1-1 1.61ERA 27K

#5. Charlie Haeger (23) Pitcher
Chicago White Sox (MLB) 18.1IP 1-1 3.44ERA 19K
Charlotte (AAA) 170IP 14-6 3.07ERA 130K

#6. Chris Carter (20) Third Base
Kannapolis (Low-A) 13 Games .130 1HR 5RBI
Great Falls (Rk) 69 Games .299 15HR 59RBI

#7. Pedro Lopez (22) Shortstop
Charlotte (AAA) 59 Games .274 5HR 24RBI
Birmingham (AA) 65 Games .322 5HR 34RBI

#8. Aaron Cunningham (20) Outfield
Kannapolis (Low-A) 95 Games .305 11HR 41RBI

#9. Matthew Long (23) Pitcher
Kannapolis (Low-A) 33.2IP 3-5 8.02ERA 20K

#10. Jerry Owens (26) Outfield
Chicago White Sox (MLB) 12 Games .333 0HR 0RBI
Charlotte (AAA) 112 Games .262 4HR 48RBI 40SB

www.topprospectalert.com/2007chicagowhitesoxprospects.htm (http://www.topprospectalert.com/2007chicagowhitesoxprospects.htm)

Boy Long sure had a rough debut. Hope he can rebound. I like Cunningham, not really sold yet on Carter, might be with a solid 2007 though. McCulloch may be a bit overrated but should still be pretty solid. I know he was at Texas.

FedEx227
11-03-2006, 06:11 PM
Jeez... I guess Owens dropped a bit, I know he had a rough year but wow.

caulfield12
11-03-2006, 06:12 PM
WOW! A guy (Carter) that struggled tremendously in Low A at #6. They might as well have put Francisco Hernandez there.

Long...with that ERA?

Pedro Lopez is, at best, another Esteban Beltre or that kid Guillen liked from the Marlins that we cut before the 2005 season, taking Ozuna instead.

There's no way you can rank Jerry Owens behind Lopez.

Heck, it's almost like putting Malone, Brian West or Andy Gonzalez on the list. Might as well add Ruffcorn, Eddie Pearson, Adam Peterson and Joel Skinner. That list just looks sad to me...we've definitely fallen to the bottom 10 in the majors.

On the bright side, if you added Gio, Haigwood, Fabio Castro, Josh Rupe, Anthony Webster, Frank Francisco and Chris Young, along with Lumsden, you'd have a Top 10 system for sure.

lancejohnson
11-03-2006, 06:20 PM
Eddie Pearson & Scott Ruffcorn. lol.

1993 Birmingham Barons baby!!! Can't forget about the great Larry Thomas Jr. or Luis "No Hitter" Andujar

DMarte708
11-04-2006, 07:41 PM
That list is PATHETIC. No way around it.

Someone within the minor league system needs to do a better job drafting and developing quality talent.

Even those prospects traded haven't gone on to experience much success.

Frater Perdurabo
11-04-2006, 08:43 PM
Even those prospects traded haven't gone on to experience much success.

It doesn't matter. All that matters is that other teams thought enough of those prospects to send quality major league players to the Sox in return.

ChiSoxRowand
11-05-2006, 05:07 PM
Don't even pay attention to these lists. They probably draw names out of a hat. The BA list is the only one that matters.