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1999 Prospect RankingsBaseball America
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Jason LaRue was the #4 prospect in 1999 Baseball America rankings.
These are the top-ranked, pre-season prospects for Baseball America for the 1999 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 Leaguers95
#1 ProspectJ.D. Drew - St. Louis Cardinals

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1999 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
11J.D. DrewRFSt. Louis Cardinals6-1 195 L-R 1975-11-20 23Valdosta,Georgia MLB1995-20111998-2011
1998- 1-   5-SLN
  1998-09-08
22Rick AnkielRF-CFSt. Louis Cardinals6-1 210 L-L 1979-07-19 19Fort Pierce,Florida MLB1998-20131999-2013
1997- 2-  72-SLN
Retired   1999-08-23
31Eric Chavez3BOakland Athletics6-0 204 L-R 1977-12-07 21Los Angeles,California MLB1997-20141998-2014
1996- 1-  10-OAK
Retired   1998-09-08
41Bruce ChenPAtlanta Braves6-1 180 B-L 1977-06-19 22Panama City,Panama MLB1994-20151998-2015
1993-   UDFA-ATL
Retired   1998-09-07
51Brad PennyPFlorida Marlins6-4 200 R-R 1978-05-24 21Blackwell,Oklahoma MLB1996-20152000-2014
1996- 5- 155-ARI
Retired   2000-04-07
61Michael BarrettC-3BMontreal Expos6-2 200 R-R 1976-10-22 22Atlanta,Georgia MLB1995-20101998-2009
1995- 1-  28-MON
  1998-09-19
71Ryan AndersonPSeattle Mariners6-10 225 L-L 1979-07-12 19Southfield,Michigan AAA1998-2005-
1997- 1-  19-SEA
 
86Pablo Ozuna2B-CFFlorida Marlins6-0 160 R-R 1974-08-25 24Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1997-20102000-2008
1996-   UDFA-SLN
  2000-04-23
91Ruben MateoRF-CFTexas Rangers6-0 185 R-R 1978-02-10 21San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1996-20151999-2004
1994-   UDFA-TEX
  1999-06-12
101Matt ClementPSan Diego Padres6-3 195 R-R 1974-08-12 24McCandless,Pennsylvania MLB1994-20081998-2006
1993- 3-  86-SDN
  1998-09-06
111Alex EscobarRF-CFNew York Mets6-1 180 R-R 1978-09-06 20Valencia,Venezuela MLB1996-20082001-2006
1995-   UDFA-NYN
  2001-05-08
121Roy HalladayPToronto Blue Jays6-6 225 R-R 1977-05-14 22Denver,Colorado MLB1995-20131998-2013
1995- 1-  17-TOR
Retired   1998-09-20
131Lance BerkmanDHHouston Astros6-1 205 B-L 1976-02-10 23Waco,Texas MLB1995-20131999-2013
1997- 1-  16-HOU
Retired   1999-07-16
141Carlos BeltranRFKansas City Royals6-1 190 B-R 1977-04-24 22Manati,Puerto Rico MLB1995-20171998-2017
1995- 2-  49-KCA
Retired   1998-09-14
152John PattersonPArizona Diamondbacks6-5 183 R-R 1978-01-30 21Orange,Texas MLB1997-20072002-2007
1996- 1-   5-MON
  2002-07-20
161Corey PattersonOFChicago Cubs5-9 180 L-R 1979-08-13 19Atlanta,Georgia MLB1999-20132000-2011
1998- 1-   3-CHN
Free Agent   2000-09-18
172Alex Gonzalez1BFlorida Marlins6-0 170 R-R 1977-02-15 22Cagua,Venezuela MLB1995-20141998-2014
1994-   UDFA-FLO
Free Agent   1998-08-25
181Nick JohnsonDHNew York Yankees6-3 195 L-L 1978-09-19 20Sacramento,California MLB1996-20122001-2012
1996- 3-  89-NYA
Retired   2001-08-21
191Pat BurrellLFPhiladelphia Phillies6-4 225 R-R 1976-10-10 22Eureka Springs,Arkansas MLB1996-20112000-2011
1998- 1-   1-PHI
  2000-05-24
201Matt RileyPBaltimore Orioles6-1 201 L-L 1979-08-02 19Santa Ana,California MLB1997-20101999-2005
1997- 3- 105-BAL
  1999-09-09
211A.J. BurnettPFlorida Marlins6-5 205 R-R 1977-01-03 22North Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1995-20151999-2015
1995- 8- 217-NYN
Free Agent   1999-08-17
221Dernell StensonLF-RFBoston Red Sox6-1 215 L-L 1978-06-17 21LaGrange,Georgia MLB1996-20032003-2003
1996- 3-  91-BOS
  2003-08-13
233Braden LooperPFlorida Marlins6-5 225 R-R 1974-12-28 24Weatherford,Oklahoma MLB1994-20091998-2009
1996- 1-   3-SLN
  1998-03-31
242Ben DavisCSan Diego Padres6-4 215 B-R 1977-03-10 22Chester,Pennsylvania MLB1995-20101998-2004
1995- 1-   2-SDN
  1998-09-25
252Ryan BradleyPNew York Yankees6-4 226 R-R 1975-10-26 23Covina,California MLB1995-20021998-1998
1997- 1-  40-NYA
  1998-08-22
262George LombardCF-LFAtlanta Braves6-0 202 L-R 1975-09-14 23Atlanta,Georgia MLB1994-20091998-2006
1994- 2-  61-ATL
  1998-09-04
272Mark MulderPOakland Athletics6-6 200 L-L 1977-08-05 21South Holland,Illinois MLB1997-20082000-2008
1998- 1-   2-OAK
MinorsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)2000-04-18
281Carlos Lee1BChicago White Sox6-2 220 R-R 1976-06-20 23Aguadulce,Panama MLB1994-20121999-2012
1994-   UDFA-CHA
Retired   1999-05-07
291Russell Branyan1BCleveland Indians6-3 195 L-R 1975-12-19 23Warner Robins,Georgia MLB1994-20141998-2011
1994- 7- 185-CLE
Free Agent   1998-09-26
302Carlos Febles2BKansas City Royals5-11 185 R-R 1976-05-24 23El Seybo,Dom Rep MLB1995-20041998-2003
1993-   UDFA-KCA
  1998-09-14
313Odalis PerezPAtlanta Braves6-0 150 L-L 1978-06-07 21Las Matas de Farfan,Dom Rep MLB1995-20081998-2008
1994-   UDFA-ATL
  1998-09-01
321Matt WhitePTampa Bay Rays6-5 230 R-R 1978-08-13 20Waynesboro,Pennsylvania AAA1997-2003-
1996- 1-   7-SFN
 
332Billy KochPToronto Blue Jays6-3 205 R-R 1974-12-14 24Rockville Center,New York MLB1994-20041999-2004
1996- 1-   4-TOR
  1999-05-05
341Gabe KaplerCF-RFDetroit Tigers6-2 208 R-R 1975-08-31 23Hollywood,California MLB1995-20101998-2010
1995-57-1488-DET
  1998-09-20
351Rob BellPCincinnati Reds6-5 226 R-R 1977-01-17 22Newburgh,New York MLB1995-20082000-2007
1995- 3-  85-ATL
  2000-04-08
361Michael CuddyerRFMinnesota Twins6-2 202 R-R 1979-03-27 20Norfolk,Virginia MLB1998-20152001-2015
1997- 1-   9-MIN
Retired   2001-09-23
371Chad HermansenCF-RFPittsburgh Pirates6-2 185 R-R 1977-09-10 21Salt Lake City,Utah MLB1995-20071999-2004
1995- 1-  10-PIT
  1999-09-07
382Calvin Pickering1BBaltimore Orioles6-5 278 L-L 1976-09-29 22St. Thomas,Virgin Islands MLB1995-20081998-2005
1995-35- 976-BAL
  1998-09-12
393Alfonso SorianoLFNew York Yankees6-1 160 R-R 1976-01-07 23San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1996-20141999-2014
1998-   UDFA-NYA
Retired   1999-09-14
402Peter BergeronCFMontreal Expos6-0 185 L-R 1977-11-09 21Greenfield,Massachusetts MLB1996-20071999-2004
1996- 4- 118-LAN
  1999-09-07
411Angel PenaCLos Angeles Dodgers5-10 228 R-R 1975-02-16 24San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1995-20071998-2001
1992-   UDFA-LAN
  1998-09-08
424Chad HutchinsonPSt. Louis Cardinals6-5 230 R-R 1977-02-21 22Del Mar,California MLB1996-20012001-2001
1998- 2-  48-SLN
  2001-04-04
432Mitch MeluskeyCHouston Astros6-0 185 B-R 1973-09-18 25Yakima,Washington MLB1992-20031998-2003
1992-12- 322-CLE
  1998-08-30
441Jason GrilliPFlorida Marlins6-4 185 R-R 1976-11-11 22Royal Oak,Michigan MLB1995-20172000-2017
1997- 1-   4-SFN
Free Agent   2000-05-11
452Octavio DotelPNew York Mets6-0 175 R-R 1975-11-25 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1995-20131999-2013
1993-   UDFA-NYN
Retired   1999-06-26
462Joe Crede3BChicago White Sox6-3 195 R-R 1978-04-26 21Jefferson City,Missouri MLB1996-20092000-2009
1996- 5- 137-CHA
  2000-09-12
476Kevin McGlinchyPAtlanta Braves6-5 220 R-R 1977-06-28 22Malden,Massachusetts MLB1995-20051999-2000
1995- 5- 141-ATL
  1999-04-05
485Julio RamirezCF-RFFlorida Marlins5-11 170 R-R 1977-08-10 21San Juan de Maguana,Dom Rep MLB1995-20101999-2005
1993-   UDFA-FLO
  1999-09-10
491Ronnie Belliard3BMilwaukee Brewers5-8 180 R-R 1976-07-04 22Bronx,New York MLB1994-20111998-2010
1994- 8- 207-MIL
Retired   1998-09-12
502Michael RestovichLFMinnesota Twins6-4 233 R-R 1979-01-03 20Rochester,Minnesota MLB1998-20112002-2007
1997- 2-  61-MIN
  2002-09-18
512Jeff WeaverPDetroit Tigers6-5 200 R-R 1976-08-22 22Northridge,California MLB1996-20101999-2010
1998- 1-  14-DET
  1999-04-14
523Jayson WerthRFBaltimore Orioles6-5 210 R-R 1979-05-20 20Springfield,Illinois MLB1997-20182002-2017
1997- 1-  22-BAL
DL-7Seattle Mariners (AAA)2002-09-01
533Eric DuBosePOakland Athletics6-3 231 L-L 1976-05-15 23Bradenton,Florida MLB1995-20102002-2006
1997- 1-  21-OAK
  2002-09-19
543Brent Butler2B-3BSt. Louis Cardinals6-0 180 R-R 1978-02-11 21Laurinburg,North Carolina MLB1996-20072001-2003
1996- 3-  68-SLN
  2001-07-04
55-Jeff AustinPKansas City Royals6-0 185 R-R 1976-10-19 22San Bernardino,California MLB1996-20052001-2003
1998- 1-   4-KCA
  2001-06-26
562John CurticePBoston Red Sox6-2 228 L-L 1979-11-01 19Richmond,Virginia AAA1997-2000-
1997- 1-  17-BOS
 
573Orber MorenoPKansas City Royals6-2 190 R-R 1977-04-27 22Caracas,Venezuela MLB1995-20101999-2004
1993-   UDFA-KCA
  1999-05-25
585Mike Lowell3BFlorida Marlins6-4 205 R-R 1974-02-24 25San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1993-20101998-2010
1995-20- 562-NYA
  1998-09-13
593Kris BensonPPittsburgh Pirates6-4 188 R-R 1974-11-07 24Kennesaw,Georgia MLB1994-20101999-2010
1996- 1-   1-PIT
  1999-04-09
607Rafael FurcalSSAtlanta Braves5-10 165 B-R 1977-08-24 21Loma de Cabrera,Dom Rep MLB1997-20152000-2014
1996-   UDFA-ATL
Retired   2000-04-04
612Freddy GarciaPSeattle Mariners6-4 235 R-R 1976-10-06 22Caracas,Venezuela MLB1995-20161999-2013
1993-   UDFA-HOU
Free Agent   1999-04-07
623Junior HerndonPSan Diego Padres6-1 190 R-R 1978-09-11 20Liberal,Kansas MLB1997-20062001-2001
1997- 9- 290-SDN
  2001-08-02
634Luis Rivas2BMinnesota Twins5-10 175 R-R 1979-08-30 19La Guaira,Venezuela MLB1996-20092000-2008
1995-   UDFA-MIN
  2000-09-16
645Jeremy GiambiRF-LFKansas City Royals6-0 200 L-L 1974-09-30 24San Jose,California MLB1994-20051998-2003
1996- 6- 169-KCA
  1998-09-01
652Kelly DransfeldtSSTexas Rangers6-2 195 R-R 1975-04-16 24Joliet,Illinois MLB1994-20041999-2004
1996- 4- 113-TEX
  1999-05-01
663Ted LillyPMontreal Expos6-0 185 L-L 1976-01-04 23Lomita,California MLB1996-20131999-2013
1996-23- 688-LAN
Retired   1999-05-14
673Felipe Lopez3B-2BToronto Blue Jays6-1 175 B-R 1980-05-12 19Bayamon,Puerto Rico MLB1998-20112001-2011
1998- 1-   8-TOR
  2001-08-03
683Cristian GuzmanSSMinnesota Twins6-0 188 B-R 1978-03-21 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20101999-2010
1994-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent   1999-04-06
695Vernon WellsLFToronto Blue Jays6-1 210 R-R 1978-12-08 20Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1997-20131999-2013
1997- 1-   5-TOR
Free Agent   1999-08-30
706Ricky LedeeLF-RFNew York Yankees6-1 160 L-L 1973-11-22 25Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1990-20071998-2007
1990-16- 435-NYA
  1998-06-14
714Luis RiveraPAtlanta Braves6-3 163 R-R 1978-06-21 21Chihuahua,Mexico MLB1996-20102000-2000
1995-   UDFA-ATL
  2000-04-04
724Jackson MelianOFNew York Yankees6-2 190 R-R 1980-01-07 19Barcelona,Venezuela AAA1997-2010-
1996-   UDFA-NYA
 
735Gary MatthewsCF-RFSan Diego Padres6-3 200 B-R 1974-08-25 24San Francisco,California MLB1994-20101999-2010
1993-13- 366-SDN
  1999-06-04
744Darnell McDonaldOFBaltimore Orioles5-11 201 R-R 1978-11-17 20Fort Collins,Colorado MLB1998-20132004-2013
1997- 1-  26-BAL
Retired   2004-04-30
751Choo FreemanCFColorado Rockies6-2 200 R-R 1979-10-20 19Pine Bluff,Arkansas MLB1998-20072004-2006
1998- 1-  36-COL
  2004-06-04
762Austin KearnsRFCincinnati Reds6-3 220 R-R 1980-05-20 19Lexington,Kentucky MLB1998-20132002-2013
1998- 1-   7-CIN
Free Agent   2002-04-17
773Aaron MyettePChicago White Sox6-4 195 R-R 1977-09-26 21New Westminster,BC MLB1996-20081999-2004
1997- 1-  43-CHA
  1999-09-07
784Gil MechePSeattle Mariners6-3 180 R-R 1978-09-08 20Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1996-20101999-2010
1996- 1-  22-SEA
  1999-07-06
793Grant RobertsPNew York Mets6-3 205 R-R 1977-09-13 21El Cajon,California MLB1995-20052000-2004
1995-11- 301-NYN
  2000-07-27
803Wade MillerPHouston Astros6-2 185 R-R 1976-09-13 22Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1996-20091999-2007
1996-20- 594-HOU
  1999-07-07
812Derrick GibsonRF-LFColorado Rockies6-2 244 R-R 1975-02-05 24Winter Haven,Florida MLB1993-20061998-1999
1993-13- 380-COL
  1998-09-08
826Sean Burroughs3BSan Diego Padres6-2 200 L-R 1980-09-12 18Atlanta,Georgia MLB1999-20172002-2012
1998- 1-   9-SDN
Free Agent   2002-04-02
832Marlon Anderson2BPhiladelphia Phillies5-11 198 L-R 1974-01-06 25Montgomery,Alabama MLB1993-20091998-2009
1995- 2-  42-PHI
  1998-09-08
842Warren Morris2BPittsburgh Pirates5-11 179 L-R 1974-01-11 25Alexandria,Louisiana MLB1994-20051999-2003
1996- 5- 143-TEX
  1999-04-05
855Ben PetrickC-LFColorado Rockies6-0 199 R-R 1977-04-07 22Hillsboro,Oregon MLB1996-20041999-2003
1995- 2-  38-COL
  1999-09-01
866Milton BradleyLFMontreal Expos6-0 180 B-R 1978-04-15 21Harbor City,California MLB1996-20112000-2011
1996- 2-  40-MON
  2000-07-19
873Carlos Guillen2BSeattle Mariners6-1 180 B-R 1975-09-30 23Maracay,Venezuela MLB1995-20111998-2011
1992-   UDFA-HOU
Retired   1998-09-06
884Guillermo MotaPMontreal Expos6-4 205 R-R 1973-07-25 25San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1993-20121999-2012
1990-   UDFA-NYN
Retired   1999-05-02
895Jason MarquisPAtlanta Braves6-1 185 L-R 1978-08-21 20Manhasset,New York MLB1996-20152000-2015
1996- 1-  35-ATL
Free Agent   2000-06-06
905Tony ArmasPMontreal Expos6-4 205 R-R 1978-04-29 21Puerto Piritu,Venezuela MLB1995-20091999-2008
1994-   UDFA-NYA
  1999-08-16
914Wes AndersonPFlorida Marlins6-4 175 R-R 1979-09-10 19Pine Bluff,Arkansas A+1998-2003-
1997-14- 426-FLO
 
924Dee BrownLFKansas City Royals6-0 215 L-R 1978-03-27 21Bronx,New York MLB1996-20111998-2007
1996- 1-  14-KCA
  1998-09-14
934Carlos Pena1B-DHTexas Rangers6-2 210 L-L 1978-05-17 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1997-20142001-2014
1998- 1-  10-TEX
Free Agent   2001-09-05
944Mike DarrRF-CFSan Diego Padres6-3 205 L-R 1976-03-21 23Corona,California MLB1994-20011999-2001
1994- 2-  52-DET
  1999-05-23
954Chad HarvillePOakland Athletics5-9 180 R-R 1976-09-16 22Selmer,Tennessee MLB1995-20071999-2006
1997- 2-  63-OAK
  1999-06-23
963Randy WolfPPhiladelphia Phillies6-0 194 L-L 1976-08-22 22Canoga Park,California MLB1995-20151999-2015
1997- 2-  54-PHI
Retired   1999-06-11
973Scott WilliamsonPCincinnati Reds6-0 185 R-R 1976-02-17 23Fort Polk,Louisiana MLB1995-20111999-2007
1997- 9- 278-CIN
  1999-04-05
985Adam Kennedy3BSt. Louis Cardinals6-2 180 L-R 1976-01-10 23Riverside,California MLB1995-20121999-2012
1997- 1-  20-SLN
Free Agent   1999-08-21
998Trot NixonRFBoston Red Sox6-2 200 L-L 1974-04-11 25Evergreen,North Carolina MLB1994-20081996-2008
1993- 1-   7-BOS
  1996-09-21
1007Drew Henson3BNew York Yankees6-5 222 R-R 1980-02-13 19San Diego,California MLB1998-20032002-2003
1998- 3-  97-NYA
  2002-09-05