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2001 Prospect RankingsBaseball America
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Michael Cuddyer was the #2 prospect in 2001 Baseball America rankings.
These are the top-ranked, pre-season prospects for Baseball America for the 2001 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.


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#1 ProspectJosh Hamilton - Tampa Bay Rays

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2001 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
11Josh HamiltonRFTampa Bay Rays6-4 240 L-L 1981-05-21 20Raleigh,North Carolina MLB1999-20162007-2015
1999- 1-   1-TBA
Free Agent   2007-04-02
21Corey PattersonOFChicago Cubs5-9 180 L-R 1979-08-13 21Atlanta,Georgia MLB1999-20132000-2011
1998- 1-   3-CHN
Free Agent   2000-09-18
31Josh BeckettPFlorida Marlins6-4 190 R-R 1980-05-15 21Spring,Texas MLB2000-20142001-2014
1999- 1-   2-FLO
Retired   2001-09-04
41Jon RauchPChicago White Sox6-11 255 R-R 1978-09-27 22Louisville,Kentucky MLB1997-20132002-2013
1999- 3-  99-CHA
Free Agent   2002-04-02
51Ben SheetsPMilwaukee Brewers6-1 195 R-R 1978-07-18 22Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1997-20122001-2012
1999- 1-  10-MIL
Retired   2001-04-05
61Sean Burroughs3BSan Diego Padres6-2 200 L-R 1980-09-12 20Atlanta,Georgia MLB1999-20172002-2012
1998- 1-   9-SDN
Free Agent   2002-04-02
71C.C. SabathiaPCleveland Indians6-7 250 L-L 1980-07-21 20Vallejo,California MLB1998-20182001-2018
1998- 1-  20-CLE
ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)2001-04-08
81Ryan AndersonPSeattle Mariners6-10 225 L-L 1979-07-12 21Southfield,Michigan AAA1998-2005-
1997- 1-  19-SEA
 
92Ichiro SuzukiRFSeattle Mariners5-11 170 L-R 1973-10-23 27Kasugai,Japan MLB1992-20182001-2018
2000-   UDFA-SEA
ActiveSeattle Mariners (MLB)2001-04-02
101Nick JohnsonDHNew York Yankees6-3 195 L-L 1978-09-19 22Sacramento,California MLB1996-20122001-2012
1996- 3-  89-NYA
Retired   2001-08-21
111Carlos Pena1B-DHTexas Rangers6-2 210 L-L 1978-05-17 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1997-20142001-2014
1998- 1-  10-TEX
Free Agent   2001-09-05
121Vernon WellsLFToronto Blue Jays6-1 210 R-R 1978-12-08 22Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1997-20131999-2013
1997- 1-   5-TOR
Free Agent   1999-08-30
131Roy OswaltPHouston Astros6-0 170 R-R 1977-08-29 23Weir,Mississippi MLB1996-20132001-2013
1996-23- 684-HOU
Retired   2001-05-06
143Drew Henson3BCincinnati Reds6-5 222 R-R 1980-02-13 21San Diego,California MLB1998-20032002-2003
1998- 3-  97-NYA
  2002-09-05
151Chin-Hui TsaoPColorado Rockies6-2 180 R-R 1981-06-02 20Hualien,Taiwan MLB2000-20172003-2016
1999-   UDFA-COL
Free Agent   2003-07-25
163Antonio PerezSS-3BSeattle Mariners5-11 175 R-R 1980-01-26 21Bani,Dom Rep MLB1999-20092003-2006
1998-   UDFA-CIN
  2003-05-14
172Juan CruzPChicago Cubs6-2 155 R-R 1978-10-15 22Bonao,Dom Rep MLB1998-20122001-2012
1997-   UDFA-CHN
Free Agent   2001-08-21
181Alex EscobarRF-CFNew York Mets6-1 180 R-R 1978-09-06 22Valencia,Venezuela MLB1996-20082001-2006
1995-   UDFA-NYN
  2001-05-08
191Jerome WilliamsPSan Francisco Giants6-3 180 R-R 1981-12-04 19Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1999-20172003-2016
1999- 1-  39-SFN
Free Agent   2003-04-26
202Bobby BradleyPPittsburgh Pirates6-1 180 R-R 1980-12-15 20West Palm Beach,Florida AAA1999-2005-
1999- 1-   8-PIT
 
211J.R. HouseCPittsburgh Pirates5-10 200 R-R 1979-11-11 21Charleston,West Virginia MLB1999-20112003-2008
1999- 5- 152-PIT
  2003-09-27
223Hee Seop Choi1BChicago Cubs6-5 235 L-L 1979-03-16 22Chun-Nam,Korea MLB1999-20062002-2005
1999-   UDFA-CHN
  2002-09-03
232Joe BorchardRF-CFChicago White Sox6-5 220 B-R 1978-11-25 22Panorama City,California MLB1998-20112002-2007
2000- 1-  12-CHA
  2002-09-02
241Austin KearnsRFCincinnati Reds6-3 220 R-R 1980-05-20 21Lexington,Kentucky MLB1998-20132002-2013
1998- 1-   7-CIN
Free Agent   2002-04-17
251Chris GeorgePKansas City Royals6-1 165 L-L 1979-09-16 21Houston,Texas MLB1998-20122001-2004
1998- 1-  31-KCA
  2001-07-26
261Donnie BridgesPMontreal Expos6-4 195 R-R 1978-12-10 22Hattiesburg,Mississippi AAA1997-2007-
1997- 1-  23-MON
 
272Alfonso SorianoLFNew York Yankees6-1 160 R-R 1976-01-07 25San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1996-20141999-2014
1998-   UDFA-NYA
Retired   1999-09-14
284Matt BelislePAtlanta Braves6-3 195 R-R 1980-06-06 21Austin,Texas MLB1999-20172003-2017
1998- 2-  52-ATL
ActiveCleveland Indians (MLB)2003-09-07
291Wilson BetemitDHAtlanta Braves6-3 190 B-R 1981-11-02 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1997-20162001-2013
1996-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent   2001-09-18
302Kurt AinsworthPSan Francisco Giants6-3 192 R-R 1978-09-09 22Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1997-20042001-2004
1999- 1-  24-SFN
  2001-09-05
311Jimmy RollinsSSPhiladelphia Phillies5-8 154 B-R 1978-11-27 22Oakland,California MLB1996-20162000-2016
1996- 2-  46-PHI
Free Agent   2000-09-17
322Felipe Lopez3B-2BToronto Blue Jays6-1 175 B-R 1980-05-12 21Bayamon,Puerto Rico MLB1998-20112001-2011
1998- 1-   8-TOR
  2001-08-03
332Adam DunnDH-1BCincinnati Reds6-6 235 L-R 1979-11-09 21Houston,Texas MLB1998-20142001-2014
1998- 2-  50-CIN
Retired   2001-07-20
341Jose Ortiz2BOakland Athletics5-9 177 R-R 1977-06-13 24Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20132000-2002
1996-25- 745-CAL
  2000-09-15
353Brad WilkersonLF-1BMontreal Expos6-0 190 L-L 1977-06-01 24Davies,Kentucky MLB1996-20092001-2008
1998- 1-  33-MON
  2001-07-12
363Joe Crede3BChicago White Sox6-3 195 R-R 1978-04-26 23Jefferson City,Missouri MLB1996-20092000-2009
1996- 5- 137-CHA
  2000-09-12
374Ben ChristensenPChicago Cubs6-4 205 R-R 1978-02-07 23Waterloo,Iowa AA1997-2004-
1999- 1-  26-CHN
 
382Jack CustRFArizona Diamondbacks6-2 195 L-R 1979-01-16 22Flemington,New Jersey MLB1997-20122001-2011
1997- 1-  30-ARI
MinorsBaltimore Orioles (MLB)2001-09-26
391Bud SmithPSt. Louis Cardinals6-0 170 L-L 1979-10-23 21Torrance,California MLB1997-20072001-2002
1998- 4- 108-SLN
  2001-06-10
402Jake PeavyPSan Diego Padres6-1 180 R-R 1981-05-31 20Mobile,Alabama MLB1999-20162002-2016
1999-15- 472-SDN
Free Agent   2002-06-22
411Adam JohnsonPMinnesota Twins6-2 210 R-R 1979-07-12 21San Jose,California MLB1998-20092001-2003
2000- 1-   2-MIN
  2001-07-16
422Albert PujolsDH-1BSt. Louis Cardinals6-3 230 R-R 1980-01-16 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2000-20182001-2018
1999-13- 402-SLN
ActiveLos Angeles Angels (MLB)2001-04-02
434Aubrey Huff1BTampa Bay Rays6-4 220 L-R 1976-12-20 24Marion,Ohio MLB1997-20122000-2012
1998- 5- 162-TBA
Retired   2000-08-02
444Matt GinterPChicago White Sox6-1 220 R-R 1977-12-24 23Winchester,Kentucky MLB1997-20092000-2008
1999- 1-  22-CHA
  2000-09-01
452Wes AndersonPFlorida Marlins6-4 175 R-R 1979-09-10 21Pine Bluff,Arkansas A+1998-2003-
1997-14- 426-FLO
 
463D'Angelo Jimenez2B-SSNew York Yankees6-0 160 B-R 1977-12-21 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1995-20131999-2007
1994-   UDFA-NYA
  1999-09-15
472Brett MyersPPhiladelphia Phillies6-4 215 R-R 1980-08-17 20Jacksonville,Florida MLB1999-20132002-2013
1999- 1-  12-PHI
Free Agent   2002-07-24
482Dee BrownLFKansas City Royals6-0 215 L-R 1978-03-27 23Bronx,New York MLB1996-20111998-2007
1996- 1-  14-KCA
  1998-09-14
493Tim ReddingPHouston Astros6-0 215 R-R 1978-02-12 23Rochester,New York MLB1997-20132001-2009
1997-20- 610-HOU
Free Agent   2001-06-24
501Joe TorresPAnaheim Angels6-2 175 L-L 1982-09-03 18Bronx,New York AAA2000-2013-
2000- 1-  10-ANA
Free Agent  
512Matt McClendonPAtlanta Braves6-6 220 R-R 1977-10-13 23Corpus Christi,Texas AAA1997-2004-
1999- 5- 174-ATL
 
522Jason StandridgePTampa Bay Rays6-4 217 R-R 1978-11-09 22Birmingham,Alabama MLB1997-20172001-2007
1997- 1-  31-TBA
  2001-07-29
533Wascar SerranoPSan Diego Padres6-2 178 R-R 1967-06-04 34Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1997-20052001-2001
1995-   UDFA-SDN
  2001-05-12
543Marcus Giles2BAtlanta Braves5-8 180 R-R 1978-05-18 23San Diego,California MLB1997-20072001-2007
1996-53-1512-ATL
Free Agent   2001-04-17
552Michael CuddyerRFMinnesota Twins6-2 202 R-R 1979-03-27 22Norfolk,Virginia MLB1998-20152001-2015
1997- 1-   9-MIN
Retired   2001-09-23
564Kevin MenchLF-RFTexas Rangers6-0 215 R-R 1978-01-07 23Wilmington,Delaware MLB1997-20102002-2010
1999- 4- 118-TEX
  2002-04-09
572Wilfredo RodriguezPHouston Astros6-3 180 L-L 1979-03-20 22Ciudad Bolivar,Venezuela MLB1997-20062001-2001
1995-   UDFA-HOU
  2001-09-21
584Mike BynumPSan Diego Padres6-4 200 L-L 1978-03-20 23Tampa,Florida MLB1997-20052002-2004
1999- 1-  49-SDN
  2002-08-17
592Jason HartLF-1BOakland Athletics6-3 225 R-R 1977-09-05 23Walnut Creek,California MLB1996-20062002-2002
1998- 5- 135-OAK
  2002-08-18
603Tony TorcatoRF-LFSan Francisco Giants6-1 195 L-R 1979-10-25 21Woodland,California MLB1998-20152002-2005
1998- 1-  19-SFN
  2002-07-26
615Danny WrightPChicago White Sox6-5 228 R-R 1977-12-14 23Longview,Texas MLB1999-20062001-2004
1999- 2-  64-CHA
  2001-07-27
621Alex CintronSSArizona Diamondbacks6-1 170 B-R 1978-12-17 22Humacao,Puerto Rico MLB1997-20122001-2009
1997-36-1103-ARI
  2001-07-24
632Pat StrangePNew York Mets6-5 247 R-R 1980-08-23 20Springfield,Massachusetts MLB1998-20042002-2003
1998- 2-  64-NYN
  2002-09-13
643Brian ColeOFNew York Mets5-9 168 R-R 1978-09-28 22Meridian,Mississippi AA1998-2000-
1998-18- 544-NYN
 
652Jovanny CedenoPTexas Rangers6-0 160 R-R 1979-10-25 21La Romana,Dom Rep A+1999-2003-    
664Adrian HernandezPNew York Yankees6-2 185 R-R 1975-03-25 26Havana,Cuba MLB2000-20072001-2004
2000-   UDFA-NYA
  2001-04-21
671Brandon Inge2B-3BDetroit Tigers5-11 185 R-R 1977-05-19 24Lynchburg,Virginia MLB1996-20132001-2013
1998- 2-  57-DET
Free Agent   2001-04-03
685Carlos ZambranoPChicago Cubs6-4 250 B-R 1981-06-01 20Carabobo,Venezuela MLB1998-20132001-2012
1997-   UDFA-CHN
Free Agent   2001-08-20
695Jesus ColomePTampa Bay Rays6-2 170 R-R 1979-03-23 22San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1994-20152001-2010
1996-   UDFA-OAK
  2001-06-21
703Eric Munson3BDetroit Tigers6-3 220 L-R 1977-10-03 23San Diego,California MLB1997-20112000-2009
1999- 1-   3-DET
  2000-07-18
712Francisco RodriguezPAnaheim Angels6-0 175 R-R 1982-01-07 19Caracas,Venezuela MLB1999-20172002-2017
1998-   UDFA-ANA
Free Agent   2002-09-18
723Carl CrawfordLFTampa Bay Rays6-2 219 L-L 1981-08-05 19Houston,Texas MLB1999-20162002-2016
1999- 2-  52-TBA
Free Agent   2002-07-20
736Lou MontanezOFChicago Cubs6-2 185 R-R 1981-12-15 19Bayamon,Puerto Rico MLB2000-20142008-2011
2000- 1-   3-CHN
Free Agent   2008-08-05
744Dane SardinhaCCincinnati Reds5-11 215 R-R 1979-04-08 22Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1998-20112003-2011
2000- 2-  46-CIN
  2003-09-06
755Abraham NunezRF-LFFlorida Marlins6-2 160 B-R 1977-02-05 24Haina,Dom Rep MLB1997-20092002-2004
1996-   UDFA-ARI
  2002-09-03
762Brad BakerPBoston Red Sox6-2 195 R-R 1980-11-06 20Brattleboro,Vermont AAA1999-2007-
1999- 1-  40-BOS
 
771Dernell StensonLF-RFBoston Red Sox6-1 215 L-L 1978-06-17 23LaGrange,Georgia MLB1996-20032003-2003
1996- 3-  91-BOS
  2003-08-13
783Brad BaisleyPPhiladelphia Phillies6-9 205 R-R 1979-08-24 21Dade City,Florida AA1998-2004-
1998- 2-  44-PHI
 
793Mike MacDougalPKansas City Royals6-4 195 R-R 1977-03-05 24Las Vegas,Nevada MLB1997-20142001-2012
1999- 1-  25-KCA
Free Agent   2001-09-22
804Joel PineiroPSeattle Mariners6-1 180 R-R 1978-09-25 22Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1997-20152000-2011
1997-12- 373-SEA
Free Agent   2000-08-08
813Ryan LudwickLFOakland Athletics6-3 205 R-L 1978-07-13 22Satellite Beach,Florida MLB1997-20142002-2014
1999- 2-  60-OAK
Retired   2002-06-05
827Xavier NadyOFSan Diego Padres6-2 205 R-R 1978-11-14 22Carmel,California MLB1998-20142000-2014
2000- 2-  49-SDN
Free Agent   2000-09-30
832Nick NeugebauerPMilwaukee Brewers6-3 225 R-R 1980-07-15 20Riverside,California MLB1999-20042001-2002
1998- 2-  56-MIL
  2001-08-19
845Justin MillerPOakland Athletics6-2 195 R-R 1977-08-27 23Torrance,California MLB1977-20112002-2010
1997- 5- 162-COL
  2002-04-12
854Lance Niekro1BSan Francisco Giants6-3 210 R-R 1979-01-29 22Winter Haven,Florida MLB1999-20092003-2007
2000- 2-  61-SFN
  2003-09-05
862Chin-Feng ChenLFLos Angeles Dodgers6-1 189 R-R 1977-10-28 23Taiwan City,Taiwan MLB1999-20052002-2005
1999-   UDFA-LAN
  2002-09-14
873Tony BlancoIFBoston Red Sox6-1 176 R-R 1981-11-10 19Haina,Dom Rep MLB2000-20162005-2005
1998-   UDFA-BOS
  2005-04-04
882Danys BaezPCleveland Indians6-4 225 R-R 1977-09-10 23Pinar del Rio,Cuba MLB2000-20112001-2011
1999-   UDFA-CLE
  2001-05-13
894Adrian Gonzalez1BFlorida Marlins6-2 190 L-L 1982-05-08 19San Diego,California MLB2000-20182004-2018
2000- 1-   1-FLO
ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)2004-04-18
905David EspinosaSSCincinnati Reds6-1 170 B-R 1981-12-16 19Caracas,Venezuela AAA2001-2014-
2000- 1-  23-CIN
 
913Miguel Cabrera3BFlorida Marlins6-2 218 R-R 1983-04-18 18Maracay,Venezuela MLB2000-20182003-2018
1999-   UDFA-FLO
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)2003-06-20
925Jason MarquisPAtlanta Braves6-1 185 L-R 1978-08-21 22Manhasset,New York MLB1996-20152000-2015
1996- 1-  35-ATL
Free Agent   2000-06-06
934Luis Rivas2BMinnesota Twins5-10 175 R-R 1979-08-30 21La Guaira,Venezuela MLB1996-20092000-2008
1995-   UDFA-MIN
  2000-09-16
942Juan Uribe3BColorado Rockies6-0 225 R-R 1979-03-22 22Bani,Dom Rep MLB1998-20162001-2016
1997-   UDFA-COL
Free Agent   2001-04-08
952Ramon Santiago2B-SSDetroit Tigers5-11 150 B-R 1979-08-31 21Las Matas de Farfan,Dom Rep MLB1999-20152002-2014
1998-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent   2002-05-17
961Keith ReedOFBaltimore Orioles6-4 215 R-R 1978-10-08 22Yarmouthport,Massachusetts MLB1998-20082005-2005
1999- 1-  23-BAL
  2005-05-11
977Adam WainwrightPAtlanta Braves6-6 190 R-R 1981-08-30 19St. Simons Island,Georgia MLB2000-20172005-2017
2000- 1-  29-ATL
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)2005-09-11
985Chris SnellingLF-RFSeattle Mariners5-10 165 L-L 1981-12-03 19North Miami,Florida MLB1999-20092002-2008
1999-   UDFA-SEA
  2002-05-25
994Joe Lawrence2BToronto Blue Jays6-2 190 R-R 1977-02-13 24Lake Charles,Louisiana MLB1996-20032002-2002
1996- 1-  16-TOR
  2002-04-08
1007Matt WhitePTampa Bay Rays6-5 230 R-R 1978-08-13 22Waynesboro,Pennsylvania AAA1997-2003-
1996- 1-   7-SFN