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2004 Prospect RankingsBaseball America
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Jason Lane was the #2 prospect in 2004 Baseball America rankings.
These are the top-ranked, pre-season prospects for Baseball America for the 2004 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 Leaguers85
#1 ProspectJoe Mauer - Minnesota Twins

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2004 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
11Joe MauerCMinnesota Twins6-4 220 L-R 1983-04-19 21St. Paul,Minnesota MLB2001-20182004-2018
2001- 1-   1-MIN
ActiveMinnesota Twins (MLB)2004-04-05
21Melvin UptonCFTampa Bay Rays6-2 170 R-R 1984-08-21 19Norfolk,Virginia MLB2003-20172004-2016
2002- 1-   2-TBA
Free Agent   2004-08-02
32Delmon YoungRFTampa Bay Rays6-2 200 R-R 1985-09-14 18Camarillo,California MLB2004-20152006-2015
2003- 1-   1-TBA
Free Agent   2006-08-29
41Edwin JacksonPLos Angeles Dodgers6-3 190 R-R 1983-09-09 20Neu-Ulm,Germany MLB2001-20182003-2018
2001- 6- 190-LAN
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)2003-09-09
51Rickie Weeks2BMilwaukee Brewers6-0 195 R-R 1982-09-13 21Daytona Beach,Florida MLB2001-20172003-2017
2003- 1-   2-MIL
Free Agent   2003-09-15
61Alex RiosRFToronto Blue Jays6-5 185 R-R 1981-02-18 23Coffee,Alabama MLB1999-20152004-2015
1999- 1-  19-TOR
Free Agent   2004-05-27
7-Kazuo MatsuiSSNew York Mets5-10 185 B-R 1975-10-23 28Osaka,Japan MLB1995-20172004-2010
2004-   UDFA-NYN
  2004-04-06
82Greg MillerPLos Angeles Dodgers6-5 190 L-L 1984-11-03 19Orange,California AAA2002-2013-
2002- 1-  31-LAN
 
91Grady SizemoreCFCleveland Indians6-2 205 L-L 1982-08-02 21Seattle,Washington MLB2000-20152004-2015
2000- 3-  75-MON
Free Agent   2004-07-21
102Prince Fielder1BMilwaukee Brewers5-11 280 L-R 1984-05-09 20Ontario,California MLB2002-20162005-2016
2002- 1-   7-MIL
Free Agent   2005-06-13
111Andy Marte3BAtlanta Braves6-1 185 R-R 1983-11-21 20Villa Tapia,Dom Rep MLB2001-20142005-2014
2000-   UDFA-ATL
International   2005-06-07
121Scott KazmirPNew York Mets6-1 170 L-L 1984-01-24 20Houston,Texas MLB2002-20172004-2016
2002- 1-  15-NYN
Free Agent   2004-08-23
131Adam LoewenOFBaltimore Orioles6-6 220 L-L 1984-04-09 20Vancouver,BC MLB2003-20182006-2016
2002- 1-   4-BAL
Free Agent   2006-05-23
141Zack GreinkePKansas City Royals6-2 190 R-R 1983-10-21 20Orlando,Florida MLB2002-20182004-2018
2002- 1-   6-KCA
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)2004-05-22
151Casey Kotchman1BAnaheim Angels6-3 210 L-L 1983-02-22 21St. Petersburg,Florida MLB2001-20162004-2013
2001- 1-  13-ANA
Free Agent   2004-05-09
162Justin Morneau1BMinnesota Twins6-4 205 L-R 1981-05-15 23New Westminster,BC MLB1999-20162003-2016
1999- 3-  89-MIN
Retired   2003-06-10
171Cole HamelsPPhiladelphia Phillies6-3 170 L-L 1983-12-27 20San Diego,California MLB2003-20182006-2018
2002- 1-  17-PHI
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)2006-05-12
182Dustin McGowanPToronto Blue Jays6-3 190 R-R 1982-03-24 22Savannah,Georgia MLB2000-20172005-2017
2000- 1-  33-TOR
Free Agent   2005-07-30
193J.J. HardySSMilwaukee Brewers6-2 205 R-R 1982-08-19 21Tucson,Arizona MLB2001-20172005-2017
2001- 2-  56-MIL
Free Agent   2005-04-04
201Josh BarfieldLF-RFSan Diego Padres6-0 185 R-R 1982-12-17 21Barquisimeto,Venezuela MLB2001-20132006-2009
2001- 4- 120-SDN
Free Agent   2006-04-03
212David Wright3BNew York Mets6-0 195 R-R 1982-12-20 21Norfolk,Virginia MLB2001-20172004-2016
2001- 1-  38-NYN
DL-60New York Mets (MLB)2004-07-21
222Jeff MathisCAnaheim Angels6-0 180 R-R 1983-03-31 21Marianna,Florida MLB2001-20182005-2018
2001- 1-  33-ANA
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)2005-08-12
232Gavin FloydPPhiladelphia Phillies6-5 210 R-R 1983-01-27 21Annapolis,Maryland MLB2002-20162004-2016
2001- 1-   4-PHI
Free Agent   2004-09-03
241Chin-Hui TsaoPColorado Rockies6-2 180 R-R 1981-06-02 23Hualien,Taiwan MLB2000-20172003-2016
1999-   UDFA-COL
Free Agent   2003-07-25
251Jeremy ReedRF-LFChicago White Sox6-0 160 L-L 1981-06-15 23San Dimas,California MLB2000-20112004-2011
2002- 2-  59-CHA
Free Agent   2004-09-08
261Angel GuzmanPChicago Cubs6-2 180 R-R 1981-12-14 22Caracas,Venezuela MLB2001-20122006-2009
1999-   UDFA-CHN
Free Agent   2006-04-26
272Jeff FrancoeurRFAtlanta Braves6-4 200 R-R 1984-01-08 20Atlanta,Georgia MLB2002-20162005-2016
2002- 1-  23-ATL
Retired   2005-07-07
281Jeremy HermidaOFFlorida Marlins6-4 200 L-R 1984-01-30 20Marietta,Georgia MLB2002-20152005-2012
2002- 1-  11-FLO
International   2005-08-31
294Ervin SantanaPAnaheim Angels6-2 160 R-R 1983-01-10 21San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2003-20182005-2017
2000-   UDFA-ANA
DL-60Minnesota Twins (AAA)2005-05-17
301Felix HernandezPSeattle Mariners6-3 170 R-R 1986-04-08 18Valencia,Venezuela MLB2003-20182005-2018
2002-   UDFA-SEA
DL-10Seattle Mariners (MLB)2005-08-04
313Franklin GutierrezRF-OFLos Angeles Dodgers6-2 175 R-R 1983-02-21 21Caracas,Venezuela MLB2001-20172005-2017
2000-   UDFA-LAN
Free Agent   2005-08-31
321Bobby CrosbySSOakland Athletics6-3 195 R-R 1980-01-12 24Lakewood,California MLB1999-20102003-2010
2001- 1-  25-OAK
Free Agent   2003-09-02
333Dallas McPherson3BAnaheim Angels6-4 210 L-R 1980-07-23 23Greensboro,North Carolina MLB1999-20132004-2011
2001- 2-  57-ANA
Free Agent   2004-09-10
341Scott HairstonRF-LFArizona Diamondbacks6-0 190 R-R 1980-05-25 24Fort Worth,Texas MLB2000-20142004-2014
2001- 3-  98-ARI
Free Agent   2004-05-07
353Guillermo QuirozCToronto Blue Jays6-1 202 R-R 1981-11-29 22Maracaibo,Venezuela MLB1999-20162004-2014
1998-   UDFA-TOR
Free Agent   2004-09-04
361Kyle SleethPDetroit Tigers6-5 205 R-R 1981-12-20 22Thornton,Colorado AA2001-2007-
2003- 1-   3-DET
 
372Sergio SantosPArizona Diamondbacks6-3 190 R-R 1983-07-04 20Bellflower,California MLB2002-20152010-2015
2002- 1-  27-ARI
Free Agent   2010-04-08
381John VanBenschotenPPittsburgh Pirates6-4 210 R-R 1980-04-14 24San Diego,California MLB1999-20112004-2008
2001- 1-   8-PIT
  2004-08-18
391Hanley Ramirez1BBoston Red Sox6-3 200 R-R 1983-12-23 20Samana,Dom Rep MLB2002-20182005-2018
2000-   UDFA-BOS
Free Agent   2005-09-20
401Merkin ValdezPSan Francisco Giants6-3 170 R-R 1981-11-10 22San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2003-20122004-2011
1999-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent   2004-08-01
411Dioner NavarroCNew York Yankees5-10 189 B-R 1984-02-09 20Caracas,Venezuela MLB2001-20162004-2016
2000-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent   2004-09-07
424James Loney1BLos Angeles Dodgers6-3 200 L-L 1984-05-07 20Houston,Texas MLB2002-20172006-2016
2002- 1-  19-LAN
International   2006-04-04
432Joe BlantonPOakland Athletics6-2 220 R-R 1980-12-11 23Nashville,Tennessee MLB2000-20172004-2017
2002- 1-  24-OAK
Free Agent   2004-09-21
443Jeff AllisonPFlorida Marlins6-2 195 R-R 1984-11-07 19Lynn,Massachusetts AA2003-2011-
2003- 1-  16-FLO
 
452Clint NageottePSeattle Mariners6-3 200 R-R 1980-10-25 23Parma,Ohio MLB2000-20102004-2006
1999- 5- 155-SEA
  2004-06-01
461Ryan WagnerPCincinnati Reds6-4 210 R-R 1982-07-15 21Yoakum,Texas MLB2002-20092003-2007
2003- 1-  14-CIN
  2003-07-19
471Blake HawksworthPSt. Louis Cardinals6-3 190 R-R 1983-03-01 21North Vancouver,BC MLB2002-20122009-2011
2001-28- 854-SLN
Retired   2009-06-06
485Brad Nelson1BMilwaukee Brewers6-2 230 L-R 1982-12-03 21Algona,Iowa MLB2001-20142008-2009
2001- 4- 118-MIL
Free Agent   2008-09-01
493Adam WainwrightPSt. Louis Cardinals6-6 190 R-R 1981-08-30 22St. Simons Island,Georgia MLB2000-20182005-2018
2000- 1-  29-ATL
DL-60St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)2005-09-11
501Taylor BuchholzPHouston Astros6-4 220 R-R 1981-10-13 22Lower Merion,Pennsylvania MLB2000-20112006-2011
2000- 6- 175-PHI
  2006-04-07
512Jason Stokes1BFlorida Marlins6-4 225 R-R 1982-01-23 22Irving,Texas AAA2001-2010-
2000- 2-  41-FLO
 
521Adrian Gonzalez1BTexas Rangers6-2 190 L-L 1982-05-08 22San Diego,California MLB2000-20182004-2018
2000- 1-   1-FLO
Free Agent   2004-04-18
532Jeremy GuthriePCleveland Indians6-1 200 B-R 1979-04-08 25Roseburg,Oregon MLB1998-20172004-2017
2002- 1-  22-CLE
Retired   2004-08-28
542John MainePBaltimore Orioles6-4 180 R-R 1981-05-08 23Fredericksburg,Virginia MLB2000-20132004-2013
2002- 6- 166-BAL
Free Agent   2004-07-23
552Kris HonelPChicago White Sox6-5 195 R-R 1982-11-07 21Kankakee,Illinois AA2001-2011-
2001- 1-  16-CHA
 
562Justin JonesPChicago Cubs6-3 225 L-L 1984-09-25 19Norfolk,Virginia AA2002-2010-
2002- 2-  62-CHN
 
572Ian Stewart3BColorado Rockies6-3 200 L-R 1985-04-05 19Long Beach,California MLB2003-20152007-2014
2003- 1-  10-COL
Free Agent   2007-08-11
581Clint EvertsPMontreal Expos6-2 170 R-R 1984-08-10 19Cypress,Texas AAA2003-2014-
2002- 1-   5-MON
Free Agent  
595Denny BautistaPBaltimore Orioles6-5 170 R-R 1982-10-23 21Sanchez,Dom Rep MLB2000-20152004-2010
2000-   UDFA-FLO
Free Agent   2004-05-25
602Mike HinckleyPMontreal Expos6-3 170 R-L 1982-10-05 21Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB2001-20112008-2009
2001- 3-  82-MON
  2008-09-02
612Khalil GreeneSSSan Diego Padres5-11 210 R-R 1979-10-21 24Butler,Pennsylvania MLB1999-20092003-2009
2002- 1-  13-SDN
  2003-09-03
625Bobby JenksPAnaheim Angels6-3 225 R-R 1981-03-14 23Mission Hills,California MLB2000-20112005-2011
2000- 5- 140-ANA
Free Agent   2005-07-06
633Travis BlackleyPSeattle Mariners6-3 190 L-L 1982-11-04 21Melbourne,Australia MLB2001-20172004-2013
2000-   UDFA-SEA
Free Agent   2004-07-01
642Sean BurnettPPittsburgh Pirates6-1 176 L-L 1982-09-17 21Dunedin,Florida MLB2000-20182004-2016
2000- 1-  19-PIT
Free Agent   2004-05-30
653Ryan HarveyOFChicago Cubs6-5 192 R-R 1984-08-30 19Clearwater,Florida AA2003-2013-
2003- 1-   6-CHN
 
664J.D. DurbinPMinnesota Twins6-0 188 R-R 1982-02-24 22Portland,Oregon MLB2000-20142004-2007
2000- 2-  54-MIN
  2004-09-08
674Scott OlsenPFlorida Marlins6-4 170 L-L 1984-01-12 20Kalamazoo,Michigan MLB2002-20122005-2010
2002- 6- 173-FLO
MinorsTexas Rangers (MLB)2005-06-25
682Chris LubanskiLFKansas City Royals6-3 180 L-L 1985-03-24 19Lansdale,Pennsylvania AAA2003-2011-
2003- 1-   5-KCA
 
694Manny ParraPMilwaukee Brewers6-3 200 L-L 1982-10-30 21Sacramento,California MLB2001-20182007-2015
2001-26- 778-MIL
MinorsSan Francisco Giants (AAA)2007-07-20
704Jose Lopez3BSeattle Mariners6-2 170 R-R 1983-11-24 20Barcelona,Venezuela MLB2001-20172004-2012
2000-   UDFA-SEA
International   2004-07-31
716Alberto Callaspo3BAnaheim Angels5-10 180 R-R 1983-04-19 21Maracay,Venezuela MLB2002-20172006-2015
2001-   UDFA-ANA
Free Agent   2006-08-06
724Gabe GrossLFToronto Blue Jays6-3 205 L-R 1979-10-21 24Baltimore,Maryland MLB1999-20102004-2010
2001- 1-  15-TOR
  2004-08-07
736Adam LaRoche1BAtlanta Braves6-3 180 L-L 1979-11-06 24Orange,California MLB2000-20152004-2015
2000-29- 880-ATL
Retired   2004-04-07
743Jason BayLF-RFPittsburgh Pirates6-2 200 R-R 1978-09-20 25Trail,BC MLB1999-20132003-2013
2000-22- 645-MON
Free Agent   2003-05-23
754Bubba NelsonPAtlanta Braves6-2 200 R-R 1981-08-26 22Clinton,Maryland AAA2000-2009-
2000- 2-  51-ATL
 
763Roberto HernandezPCleveland Indians6-4 180 R-R 1980-08-30 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2002-20162006-2016
2000-   UDFA-CLE
Free Agent   2006-04-15
774Andy SiscoPChicago Cubs6-9 250 L-L 1983-01-13 21Steamboat Springs,Colorado MLB2001-20122005-2007
2001- 2-  46-CHN
  2005-04-04
782Kelly ShoppachCBoston Red Sox6-0 215 R-R 1980-04-29 24Fort Worth,Texas MLB1999-20132005-2013
2001- 2-  48-BOS
Free Agent   2005-05-28
796Michael AubreyLFCleveland Indians6-1 195 L-L 1982-04-15 22Shreveport,Louisiana MLB2001-20112008-2009
2003- 1-  11-CLE
  2008-05-17
802John DanksPTexas Rangers6-2 190 L-L 1985-04-15 19Austin,Texas MLB2003-20162007-2016
2003- 1-   9-TEX
Free Agent   2007-04-08
813Matt Moses3BMinnesota Twins6-0 210 L-R 1985-02-20 19Albany,Georgia AAA2003-2009-
2003- 1-  21-MIN
 
825Dan MeyerPAtlanta Braves6-3 190 R-L 1981-07-03 22Woodbury,New Jersey MLB2000-20122004-2010
2002- 1-  34-ATL
MinorsBaltimore Orioles (MLB)2004-09-14
833Dustin NippertPArizona Diamondbacks6-7 210 R-R 1981-05-06 23Wheeling,West Virginia MLB2002-20102005-2010
2002-15- 459-ARI
  2005-09-08
846Mike JonesPMilwaukee Brewers6-4 210 R-R 1983-04-23 21Corona,California AAA2001-2010-
2001- 1-  12-MIL
 
855Felix PieOFChicago Cubs6-2 160 L-L 1985-02-08 19La Romana,Dom Rep MLB2002-20132007-2013
2001-   UDFA-CHN
International   2007-04-17
864Lastings MilledgeLF-RFNew York Mets6-1 180 R-R 1985-04-05 19Bradenton,Florida MLB2003-20172006-2011
2003- 1-  12-NYN
International   2006-05-30
875Francisco RosarioPToronto Blue Jays6-0 160 R-R 1980-09-28 23San Rafael De Yuma,Dom Rep MLB2001-20172006-2007
1999-   UDFA-TOR
  2006-05-06
883Matt PetersonPNew York Mets6-5 217 R-R 1982-02-11 22Alexandria,Louisiana AAA2001-2010-
2000- 2-  65-NYN
 
895Jesse CrainPMinnesota Twins6-1 200 R-R 1981-07-05 22Toronto,Ontario MLB2000-20152004-2013
2002- 2-  61-MIN
Free Agent   2004-08-05
903Nick MarkakisRFBaltimore Orioles6-2 195 L-L 1983-11-17 20Glen Cove,New York MLB2003-20182006-2018
2003- 1-   7-BAL
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)2006-04-03
912Matt CainPSan Francisco Giants6-3 180 R-R 1984-10-01 19Dothan,Alabama MLB2002-20172005-2017
2002- 1-  25-SFN
Free Agent   2005-08-29
926Bobby BrownliePChicago Cubs6-0 210 R-R 1980-10-05 23Edison,New Jersey AAA2000-2009-
2002- 1-  21-CHN
 
933Jeff FrancisPColorado Rockies6-5 200 L-L 1981-01-08 23Vancouver,BC MLB2002-20152004-2015
2002- 1-   9-COL
Retired   2004-08-25
945Jayson NixSS-3BColorado Rockies5-11 180 R-R 1982-08-26 21Dallas,Texas MLB2001-20152008-2014
2001- 1-  44-COL
Free Agent   2008-04-01
955Joey GathrightCFTampa Bay Rays5-10 175 L-R 1982-04-22 22Hattiesburg,Mississippi MLB2002-20132004-2011
2001-32- 949-TBA
Free Agent   2004-06-25
966Aaron Hill2BToronto Blue Jays5-11 195 R-R 1982-03-21 22Visalia,California MLB2001-20172005-2017
2003- 1-  13-TOR
Free Agent   2005-05-20
974Bryan BullingtonPPittsburgh Pirates6-5 220 R-R 1980-09-30 23Indianapolis,Indiana MLB2000-20152005-2010
2002- 1-   1-PIT
  2005-09-18
982Brent ClevlenOFDetroit Tigers6-2 190 R-R 1983-10-27 20Austin,Texas MLB2002-20172006-2010
2002- 2-  49-DET
Free Agent   2006-07-30
994Jake DittlerPCleveland Indians6-4 220 R-R 1982-11-24 21Henderson,Nevada AAA2001-2011-
2001- 2-  51-CLE
 
1002Jason LanePHouston Astros6-2 215 R-L 1976-12-22 27Santa Rosa,California MLB1996-20152002-2014
1999- 6- 203-HOU
Free Agent   2002-05-10