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1997 Prospect RankingsBaseball America
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Milton Bradley was the #7 prospect in 1997 Baseball America rankings.
These are the top-ranked, pre-season prospects for Baseball America for the 1997 Season. Prospects rankings are updated mid-season but TBC takes only a static view of prospects from prior to to Spring Training.

One of the quirks of the data below is that some players who are highly ranked for MLB are not ranked as top 10 for their team.


Players Listed100Major Leaguers94
#1 ProspectAndruw Jones - Atlanta Braves

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1997 Baseball America Prospect Rankings

Top Major Leaguers Has not played in MLB Active Players 1st Round Draft Picks Currently Active on this Team
MLB RankTm RankPlayer NamePosTeam NameHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Debut
11Andruw JonesLFAtlanta Braves6-1 210 R-R 1977-04-23 20Willemstad,Curacao MLB1994-20141996-2012
1993-   UDFA-ATL
International   1996-08-15
21Vladimir GuerreroLFMontreal Expos6-3 205 R-R 1975-02-09 22Nizao Bani,Dom Rep MLB1994-20121996-2011
1993-   UDFA-MON
Retired   1996-09-19
3-Kerry WoodPChicago Cubs6-5 230 R-R 1977-06-16 20Irving,Texas MLB1995-20121998-2012
1995- 1-   4-CHN
Retired   1998-04-12
41Matt WhitePTampa Bay Rays6-5 230 R-R 1978-08-13 18Waynesboro,Pennsylvania AAA1997-2003-
1996- 1-   7-SFN
 
51Travis Lee1BArizona Diamondbacks6-3 210 L-L 1975-05-26 22San Diego,California MLB1994-20061998-2006
1996- 1-   2-MIN
  1998-03-31
61Miguel Tejada2B-3BOakland Athletics5-9 188 R-R 1974-05-25 23Bani,Dom Rep MLB1995-20151997-2013
1993-   UDFA-OAK
Free Agent   1997-08-27
71Todd Walker2BMinnesota Twins6-0 181 L-R 1973-05-25 24Bakersfield,California MLB1992-20071996-2007
1994- 1-   8-MIN
  1996-08-30
81Kris BensonPPittsburgh Pirates6-4 188 R-R 1974-11-07 22Kennesaw,Georgia MLB1994-20101999-2010
1996- 1-   1-PIT
  1999-04-09
91Ruben RiveraCF-RFNew York Yankees6-3 200 R-R 1973-11-14 23La Chorrera,Panama MLB1992-20171995-2003
1990-   UDFA-NYA
  1995-09-03
101Nomar GarciaparraSSBoston Red Sox6-0 175 R-R 1973-07-23 23Whittier,California MLB1992-20091996-2009
1994- 1-  12-BOS
  1996-08-31
111Paul Konerko1B-DHLos Angeles Dodgers6-3 211 R-R 1976-03-05 21Providence,Rhode Island MLB1994-20141997-2014
1994- 1-  13-LAN
Retired   1997-09-08
121Jose CruzRFSeattle Mariners6-0 200 B-R 1974-04-19 23Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1993-20081997-2008
1995- 1-   3-SEA
  1997-05-31
131Scott Rolen3BPhiladelphia Phillies6-4 226 R-R 1975-04-04 22Jasper,Indiana MLB1993-20121996-2012
1993- 2-  46-PHI
Free Agent   1996-08-01
141Bartolo ColonPCleveland Indians6-0 230 R-R 1975-05-24 22Altamira,Dom Rep MLB1994-20181997-2018
1993-   UDFA-CLE
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)1997-04-04
151Derrek Lee1BSan Diego Padres6-5 225 R-R 1975-09-06 21Sacramento,California MLB1993-20111997-2011
1993- 1-  14-SDN
  1997-04-28
161Todd Helton1BColorado Rockies6-2 206 L-L 1973-08-20 23Knoxville,Tennessee MLB1993-20131997-2013
1995- 1-   8-COL
Retired   1997-08-02
172Carl PavanoPBoston Red Sox6-5 230 R-R 1976-01-08 21New Britain,Connecticut MLB1994-20121998-2012
1994-13- 355-BOS
Retired   1998-05-23
182Ben GrieveRF-LFOakland Athletics6-4 230 L-R 1976-05-04 21Arlington,Texas MLB1994-20051997-2005
1994- 1-   2-OAK
  1997-09-03
191Richard HidalgoRF-CFHouston Astros6-3 190 R-R 1975-07-02 21Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20091997-2005
1991-   UDFA-HOU
  1997-09-01
202Karim GarciaRF-LFLos Angeles Dodgers6-0 172 L-L 1975-10-29 21Ciudad Obregon,Mexico MLB1993-20161995-2004
1992-   UDFA-LAN
  1995-09-02
212Chad HermansenCF-RFPittsburgh Pirates6-2 185 R-R 1977-09-10 19Salt Lake City,Utah MLB1995-20071999-2004
1995- 1-  10-PIT
  1999-09-07
222Jaret WrightPCleveland Indians6-2 230 R-R 1975-12-29 21Anaheim,California MLB1994-20071997-2007
1994- 1-  10-CLE
  1997-06-24
231Roy HalladayPToronto Blue Jays6-6 225 R-R 1977-05-14 20Denver,Colorado MLB1995-20131998-2013
1995- 1-  17-TOR
Retired   1998-09-20
244Jose GuillenRF-LFPittsburgh Pirates5-11 195 R-R 1976-05-17 21San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1994-20101997-2010
1992-   UDFA-PIT
  1997-04-01
251Matt MorrisPSt. Louis Cardinals6-5 210 R-R 1974-08-09 22Middletown,New York MLB1993-20081997-2008
1995- 1-  12-SLN
  1997-04-04
263Aramis Ramirez3BPittsburgh Pirates6-1 219 R-R 1978-06-25 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20151998-2015
1994-   UDFA-PIT
Retired   1998-05-26
272Carlos Guillen2BHouston Astros6-1 180 B-R 1975-09-30 21Maracay,Venezuela MLB1995-20111998-2011
1992-   UDFA-HOU
Retired   1998-09-06
282Chris CarpenterPToronto Blue Jays6-6 225 R-R 1975-04-27 22Exeter,New Hampshire MLB1994-20131997-2012
1993- 1-  15-TOR
Retired   1997-05-12
292Dmitri YoungLF-1BSt. Louis Cardinals6-2 235 B-R 1973-10-11 23Vicksburg,Mississippi MLB1991-20091996-2008
1991- 1-   4-SLN
  1996-08-29
303Adrian Beltre3BLos Angeles Dodgers5-11 170 R-R 1979-04-07 18Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20181998-2018
1994-   UDFA-LAN
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)1998-06-24
311Mike CameronCF-RFChicago White Sox6-2 190 R-R 1973-01-08 24LaGrange,Georgia MLB1991-20111995-2011
1991-18- 488-CHA
Retired   1995-08-27
323Braden LooperPSt. Louis Cardinals6-5 225 R-R 1974-12-28 22Weatherford,Oklahoma MLB1994-20091998-2009
1996- 1-   3-SLN
  1998-03-31
332Neifi PerezSSColorado Rockies6-0 175 B-R 1975-06-02 22Villa Mella,Dom Rep MLB1993-20071996-2007
1992-   UDFA-COL
  1996-08-31
341Jay PaytonCF-LFNew York Mets5-10 185 R-R 1972-11-22 24Zanesville,Ohio MLB1992-20101998-2010
1994- 1-  29-NYN
  1998-09-01
351Mike DrumrightPDetroit Tigers6-4 210 L-R 1974-04-19 23Salina,Kansas AAA1993-2003-
1995- 1-  11-DET
 
362Juan Melo2BSan Diego Padres6-1 160 B-R 1976-05-11 21Bani,Dom Rep MLB1994-20102000-2000
1993-   UDFA-SDN
  2000-09-02
374Eli MarreroLF-RFSt. Louis Cardinals6-1 180 R-R 1973-11-17 23Havana,Cuba MLB1993-20071997-2006
1993- 3-  88-SLN
  1997-09-03
383Bobby AbreuLFHouston Astros6-0 197 L-R 1974-03-11 23Aragua,Venezuela MLB1991-20141996-2014
1990-   UDFA-HOU
Retired   1996-09-01
392Kevin McGlinchyPAtlanta Braves6-5 220 R-R 1977-06-28 20Malden,Massachusetts MLB1995-20051999-2000
1995- 5- 141-ATL
  1999-04-05
403Jackson MelianOFNew York Yankees6-2 190 R-R 1980-01-07 17Barcelona,Venezuela AAA1997-2010-
1996-   UDFA-NYA
 
412John PattersonPArizona Diamondbacks6-5 183 R-R 1978-01-30 19Orange,Texas MLB1997-20072002-2007
1996- 1-   5-MON
  2002-07-20
42-Kevin Orie3BChicago Cubs6-4 215 R-R 1972-09-01 24West Chester,Pennsylvania MLB1992-20061997-2002
1993- 1-  29-CHN
  1997-04-01
431Felix HerediaPFlorida Marlins6-0 180 L-L 1976-06-18 21Barahona,Dom Rep MLB1993-20081996-2005
1992-   UDFA-FLO
  1996-08-09
443Brian RosePBoston Red Sox6-3 215 R-R 1976-02-13 21New Bedford,Massachusetts MLB1995-20051997-2001
1994- 3-  75-BOS
  1997-07-25
451Joe FontenotPSan Francisco Giants6-2 185 R-R 1977-03-20 20Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1995-19991998-1998
1995- 1-  16-SFN
  1998-05-23
464Chris ReitsmaPBoston Red Sox6-5 214 R-R 1977-12-31 19Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1996-20072001-2007
1996- 1-  34-BOS
  2001-04-04
473Willie MartinezPCleveland Indians6-2 185 R-R 1978-01-04 19Barquisimeto,Venezuela MLB1995-20022000-2000
1995-   UDFA-CLE
  2000-06-14
485Ron Wright1BPittsburgh Pirates6-1 230 R-R 1976-01-21 21Delta,Utah MLB1994-20042002-2002
1994- 7- 203-ATL
  2002-04-14
494Wilton Guerrero2B-LFLos Angeles Dodgers6-0 175 B-R 1974-10-24 22Don Gregorio,Dom Rep MLB1993-20051996-2004
1991-   UDFA-LAN
  1996-09-03
502Hiram BocachicaCF-LFMontreal Expos5-11 165 R-R 1976-03-04 21Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1994-20112000-2007
1994- 1-  21-MON
  2000-09-13
515Donnie Sadler2B-SSBoston Red Sox5-6 175 R-R 1975-06-17 22Gohlson,Texas MLB1994-20071998-2007
1994-11- 299-BOS
  1998-04-01
521Valerio De Los SantosPMilwaukee Brewers6-2 180 L-L 1975-10-06 21Las Matas de Farfan,Dom Rep MLB1995-20111998-2008
1993-   UDFA-MIL
  1998-07-31
533Eric Chavez3BOakland Athletics6-0 204 L-R 1977-12-07 19Los Angeles,California MLB1997-20141998-2014
1996- 1-  10-OAK
Retired   1998-09-08
542Alex Gonzalez1BFlorida Marlins6-0 170 R-R 1977-02-15 20Cagua,Venezuela MLB1995-20141998-2014
1994-   UDFA-FLO
Free Agent   1998-08-25
552Seth GreisingerPDetroit Tigers6-3 200 R-R 1975-07-29 21Kansas City,Kansas MLB1994-20131998-2005
1996- 1-   6-DET
  1998-06-03
563Jim PittsleyPKansas City Royals6-7 220 R-R 1974-04-03 23DuBois,Pennsylvania MLB1992-19991995-1999
1992- 1-  17-KCA
  1995-05-23
573Shannon StewartLFToronto Blue Jays6-1 205 R-R 1974-02-25 23Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1992-20081995-2008
1992- 1-  19-TOR
  1995-09-02
583Derrick GibsonRF-LFColorado Rockies6-2 244 R-R 1975-02-05 22Winter Haven,Florida MLB1993-20061998-1999
1993-13- 380-COL
  1998-09-08
593Ben DavisCSan Diego Padres6-4 215 B-R 1977-03-10 20Chester,Pennsylvania MLB1995-20101998-2004
1995- 1-   2-SDN
  1998-09-25
606Jeff SuppanPBoston Red Sox6-2 210 R-R 1975-01-02 22Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1993-20121995-2012
1993- 2-  49-BOS
Retired   1995-07-17
611Danny KolbPTexas Rangers6-4 215 R-R 1975-03-29 22Sterling,Illinois MLB1995-20081999-2007
1995- 6- 150-TEX
  1999-06-04
624Ben PetrickC-LFColorado Rockies6-0 199 R-R 1977-04-07 20Hillsboro,Oregon MLB1996-20041999-2003
1995- 2-  38-COL
  1999-09-01
632Terrence LongCF-LFNew York Mets6-1 190 L-L 1976-02-29 21Montgomery,Alabama MLB1994-20061999-2006
1994- 1-  20-NYN
  1999-04-14
644Rafael MedinaPNew York Yankees6-3 195 R-R 1975-02-15 22Panama City,Panama MLB1993-20031998-1999
1992-   UDFA-NYA
  1998-04-02
653Brad Fullmer1BMontreal Expos6-0 215 L-R 1975-01-17 22Chatsworth,California MLB1995-20041997-2004
1993- 2-  60-MON
  1997-09-02
661Jarrod WashburnPAnaheim Angels6-1 198 L-L 1974-08-13 22La Crosse,Wisconsin MLB1994-20091998-2009
1995- 2-  31-CAL
  1998-06-02
674Kelvim EscobarPToronto Blue Jays6-1 195 R-R 1976-04-11 21La Guaira,Venezuela MLB1994-20131997-2009
1992-   UDFA-TOR
Free Agent   1997-06-29
685Manny AybarPSt. Louis Cardinals6-1 177 R-R 1969-11-28 27Bani,Dom Rep MLB1994-20101997-2005
1991-   UDFA-SLN
  1997-08-04
696Abraham NunezSS-2BPittsburgh Pirates5-11 185 B-R 1976-03-16 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20111997-2008
1994-   UDFA-TOR
  1997-08-27
702Luis Rivas2BMinnesota Twins5-10 175 R-R 1979-08-30 17La Guaira,Venezuela MLB1996-20092000-2008
1995-   UDFA-MIN
  2000-09-16
715Edgard ClementeCF-RFColorado Rockies5-11 188 R-R 1975-12-15 21Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1993-20121998-2000
1993-10- 296-COL
  1998-09-10
72-Pat ClineCChicago Cubs6-4 230 R-R 1974-10-09 22Bradenton,Florida AAA1993-2000-
1993- 6- 166-CHN
 
734Enrique Wilson2B-SSCleveland Indians5-11 160 B-R 1973-07-27 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1992-20061997-2005
1992-   UDFA-MIN
  1997-09-24
745Billy KochPToronto Blue Jays6-3 205 R-R 1974-12-14 22Rockville Center,New York MLB1994-20041999-2004
1996- 1-   4-TOR
  1999-05-05
756Jake WestbrookPColorado Rockies6-3 200 R-R 1977-09-29 19Athens,Georgia MLB1996-20132000-2013
1996- 1-  21-COL
Retired   2000-06-17
763Vladimir NunezPArizona Diamondbacks6-4 224 R-R 1975-03-05 22Havana,Cuba MLB1996-20101998-2009
1996-   UDFA-ARI
  1998-09-11
773Mark KotsayLFFlorida Marlins6-0 190 L-L 1975-12-02 21Whittier,California MLB1994-20131997-2013
1996- 1-   9-FLO
Free Agent   1997-07-11
782Geoff JenkinsLFMilwaukee Brewers6-1 204 L-R 1974-07-21 22Olympia,Washington MLB1993-20081998-2008
1995- 1-   9-MIL
  1998-04-24
793Torii HunterRFMinnesota Twins6-2 205 R-R 1975-07-18 21Pine Bluff,Arkansas MLB1993-20151998-2015
1993- 1-  20-MIN
Retired   1997-08-22
802Jeff AbbottCF-LFChicago White Sox6-2 200 R-L 1972-08-17 24Atlanta,Georgia MLB1991-20031997-2001
1994- 4- 117-CHA
  1997-06-10
811Aaron Boone3BCincinnati Reds6-2 200 R-R 1973-03-09 24La Mesa,California MLB1992-20091997-2009
1994- 3-  72-CIN
  1997-06-20
822Bobby SeayPTampa Bay Rays6-2 221 L-L 1978-06-20 19Sarasota,Florida MLB1997-20092001-2009
1996- 1-  12-CHA
  2001-08-14
833Bruce ChenPAtlanta Braves6-1 180 B-L 1977-06-19 20Panama City,Panama MLB1994-20151998-2015
1993-   UDFA-ATL
Retired   1998-09-07
842Brett TomkoPCincinnati Reds6-4 216 R-R 1973-04-07 24San Diego,California MLB1995-20141997-2011
1995- 2-  54-CIN
Free Agent   1997-05-27
855Kats MaedaPNew York Yankees6-2 215 R-R 1971-06-23 26Hyogo-Ken,Japan AAA1996-2000-    
865Wes Helms3BAtlanta Braves6-4 230 R-R 1976-05-12 21Gastonia,North Carolina MLB1994-20111998-2011
1994-10- 286-ATL
  1998-09-05
875Russell Branyan1BCleveland Indians6-3 195 L-R 1975-12-19 21Warner Robins,Georgia MLB1994-20141998-2011
1994- 7- 185-CLE
Free Agent   1998-09-26
887Jimmy AndersonPPittsburgh Pirates6-1 207 L-L 1976-01-22 21Portsmouth,Virginia MLB1994-20061999-2004
1994- 9- 242-PIT
  1999-07-04
891Glendon RuschPKansas City Royals6-1 200 L-L 1974-11-07 22Seattle,Washington MLB1993-20091997-2009
1993-17- 469-KCA
  1997-04-06
904Todd DunwoodyCF-OFFlorida Marlins6-1 205 L-L 1975-04-11 22Lafayette,Indiana MLB1993-20051997-2002
1993- 7- 211-FLO
  1997-05-10
914Brad RigbyPOakland Athletics6-6 213 R-R 1973-05-14 24Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1992-20011997-2000
1994- 2-  36-OAK
  1997-06-28
922Dante PowellCF-RFSan Francisco Giants6-2 185 R-R 1973-08-25 23Long Beach,California MLB1992-20021997-2001
1994- 1-  22-SFN
  1997-04-15
932Carlos BeltranRFKansas City Royals6-1 190 B-R 1977-04-24 20Manati,Puerto Rico MLB1995-20171998-2017
1995- 2-  49-KCA
Retired   1998-09-14
944George LombardCF-LFAtlanta Braves6-0 202 L-R 1975-09-14 21Atlanta,Georgia MLB1994-20091998-2006
1994- 2-  61-ATL
  1998-09-04
955Onan MasaokaPLos Angeles Dodgers6-0 188 R-L 1977-10-27 19Hilo,Hawaii MLB1995-20091999-2000
1995- 3-  79-LAN
  1999-04-05
961Nerio RodriguezPBaltimore Orioles6-1 195 R-R 1973-03-22 24Bani,Dom Rep MLB1991-20111996-2002
1990-   UDFA-CHA
  1996-08-18
972Bobby EstalellaCPhiladelphia Phillies6-1 205 R-R 1974-08-23 22Hialeah,Florida MLB1993-20041996-2004
1992-23- 641-PHI
  1996-09-17
982Sidney PonsonPBaltimore Orioles6-1 225 R-R 1976-11-02 20Oranjestad,Aruba MLB1994-20101998-2009
1993-   UDFA-BAL
  1998-04-19
993Chad GreenOFMilwaukee Brewers5-10 180 B-R 1975-06-28 22Dunkirk,New York AAA1994-2003-
1996- 1-   8-MIL
 
1005Livan HernandezPFlorida Marlins6-2 225 R-R 1975-02-20 22Villa Clara,Cuba MLB1996-20121996-2012
1997-   UDFA-FLO
Retired   1996-09-24