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2010 Community Prospect List - #4

The Minor League season has ended, and Winter Leagues are still a ways away. So what do we have left to do but tally up our Minor League experiences and take a look at the state of the A's Minor League System.

If you want to view Last Year's list, check here.

The qualifications to be voted onto the list are simple. The player in question must be eligible to win a Rookie of the Year Award for the 2010 season-that is, he must be a rookie to start the 2010 season. Well, not quite. To make it simpler and not have to count days on the active roster, we will be going with 130 AB or 50 Innings Pitched.

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Lots of players have graduated from last years list, such as Cahill, Anderson, Mazzaro and Outman to name a few. Several others have upped their prospect value while others have fallen. Its our job to figure out where they stand.

The list will probably go on to 50 again like last time, though it really depends on how far AN wants to take it.

So argue out which player you believe deserves the spot for the list. Bring out the stats, the scouting reports, and the pictures (I'm looking at you flashfire!).

If you think you know a prospect well enough, write a scouting report with your supporting stats and I will put it into the thread for the next vote, either for the player's Bio after he wins, or for his bio for voting.

If you think a player deserves mention, or should be put on the next prospect vote list, or prospects that should be kept track of, put them in the comments (and preferably mark them clearly) and they will get consideration. I expect the top of the list, as with last year, to go rather smoothly for the first few players, but it gets more difficult as it goes on, and its up to you to bring prospects to light so that we can all see them. Just ask Anthony Capra, last year's #46 (and this years much higher) how important that is.

Votes will last a few days per round, or until a clear winner has emerged by landslide.

Age is entering the 2009 Season.

Prospects up for Vote;

Jemile Weeks, 2B, Age 22

2009 Stats G Bavg OBP SLG HR RBI SB R 2B
AA 30 .238 .303 .343 2 13 4 10 5
STO (oak) A+ 50 .299 .385 .468 7 31 5 29 9

 

Grant Green, SS, Age 21

2009 Stats G Bavg OBP SLG HR RBI SB R 2B
USC College 54 .374 .441 .569 4 32 16 46 19
STO (oak) A+ 4 .316 .350 .368 0 3 1 2 1

 

Grant Desme, OF, Age 23

2009 Stats G Bavg OBP SLG HR RBI SB R 2B
STO (oak) A+ 62 .304 .398 .656 20 51 16 49 12
KAN (oak) A 69 .274 .334 .490 11 38 24 49 19

 

Michael Ynoa, SP, Age 17

Did not play, 60 Day Disabled List.

 

Corey Brown, CF, Age 23

2009 Stats G Bavg OBP SLG HR RBI SB R 2B
MID (oak) AA 66 .268 .349 .488 9 43 5 46 20

 

Josh Donaldson, C, Age 23

DesignatedForAssignment's case for Josh Donaldson

2009 Stats G Bavg OBP SLG HR RBI SB R 2B
MID (oak) AA 124 .270 .379 .415 9 91 7 67 37

 

Arnold Leon, SP, Age 20

2009 Stats G W-L ERA IP H BB K SV WHIP
MID (oak) AA 33 2-3 3.51 74.1 71 28 63 1 1.33

 

Tyson Ross, SP, Age 22

2009 Stats G W-L ERA IP H BB K SV WHIP
MID (oak) AA 9 5-4 3.96 50 40 20 31 0 1.20
STO (oak) A+ 18 5-6 4.17 86.1 78 33 82 0 1.29

 

A's Community Prospect List

1. Chris Carter, 1B, Age 22 - 76%

2009 Stats G Bavg OBP SLG HR RBI SB R 2B
SAC (oak) AAA 13 .259 .293 .519 4 14 0 7 2
MID (oak) AA 125 .337 .435 .576 24 101 13 108 41

 

2. Brett Wallace, 3B, Age 22 - 79%

 

2009 Stats G Bavg OBP SLG HR RBI SB R 2B
SAC (oak) AAA 106 .297 .354 .460 15 47 1 54 21
AAA 62 .293 .346 .423 6 19 0 22 11
SPR (stl) AA 32 .281 .403 .437 5 16 0 22 5

 

 

3. Adrian Cardenas, IF, Age 21 - 75%

2009 Stats G Bavg OBP SLG HR RBI SB R 2B
AAA 51 .251 .317 .372 1 24 3 23 15
MID (oak) AA 79 .326 .392 .446 3 55 5 56 26

 

 

Due to popular demand, poll expanded to 8!

Dont forget to list players in comments that you believe should be added to the poll soon!

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