Week 14: Minor League Power Rankings

Every Friday InsideTheDome.com will rank the top 25 Jays' prospects based on their 2005 performance, shedding some insights into their numbers while tracking their prospect stock. Today we see four new players joining the ranking in Adam Lind, Carlo Cota, Vince Perkins and Wesley Stone.

Rank

Name

Team

Comments

Previous Ranking

Stock Status

1

Casey Janssen

NHF

Janssen remains on the top of the list. In 3 Double-A starts he has struck out 13 without allowing a walk and opponents are hitting .235 off him.

1

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2

Tracy Thorpe

NHF

Has allowed just three earned runs in Double-A. He is 2-1 with a 1.83 ERA with opponents hitting .174 off him.

2

Rising

3

Jesse Carlson

NHF

Threw 2 more scoreless innings this week and has now thrown 22.2 innings in Double-A without issuing a run. Opponents are hitting .110 off him.

4

Rising

4

Lee Gronkiewicz

SYR

Did not allow a run in 3.2 innings this week and has allowed just 1 earned run in 7.2 innings at Triple-A.

8

Rising

5

Joey McLaughlin

LAN

Has a 3.15 ERA with 35 strikeouts in 34 innings with Lansing this season. Opponents are hitting .233 off him this year.

5

Steady

6

Ryan Patterson

AUB

Has a .345 average this year with eight home runs and thirty-three runs batted in with the Doubledays this year.

3

Steady

7

Chris Snavely

LAN

Continues his solid hitting by going 8-for-23 with a home run and seven RBI this week. Is hitting .341 with 7 HR and 31 RBI over his last 46 games.

9

Rising

8

Josh Banks

NHF

Has allowed 3 earned runs or less in seven of his last eight starts and has not issued a walk over his last four starts, spanning 25.2 innings.

10

Steady

9

Milton Tavarez

DUN

Has hit a mini-road block having allowed a run in his last four games.

6

Steady

10

Ismael Ramirez

NHF

Allowed 3 runs in 12 innings this week while walking 1 and striking out 13. He is 5-3 with a 3.31 ERA over his last 11 starts.

17

Rising

11

Adam Lind

DUN

Lind finally rejoins this list after appearing in the top 3 for the first month of the season. He is hitting 34-for-97 (.340) with 4 HR and 15 RBI over his last 23 games.

N/A

Rising

12

Carlo Cota

DUN

Hit 13-for-32 this past week and over his last 23 games he is hitting .348 with 4 home runs.

N/A

Rising

13

Vince Perkins

NHF

Has thrown 11 innings since his return from the DL and allowed just 2 runs while striking out 16. Opponents are hitting .150 off him since his return.

N/A

Rising

14

Wesley Stone

PUL

Hit 7-for-15 this week and over his last 20 games he is hitting .315 with seven RBI.

N/A

Rising

15

Steven Andrade

NHF

1-2 with a 2.45 ERA. Has struck out 46 batters over his last 33 innings.

15

Steady

16

Miguel Negron

NHF

Hitting 54-for-186 with 6 home runs and 20 RBI over his last 45 games.

13

Steady

17

Clint Johnston

NHF

Is hitting .287 with 5 home runs and 22 RBI over his last 48 games.

16

Steady

18

Chi-Hung Cheng

LAN

Allowed six walks this week in a sign that he is going backwards. In 103.2 innings this year he has issued 49 walks and struck out 114 batters while holding opponents to a .217 average.

18

Steady

19

David Purcey

LAN

Given a promotion to New Hampshire despite his command issues. Has walked 56 batters and struck out 116 in 94 innings with Dunedin.

19

Steady

20

Jamie Vermilyea

SYR

Allowed 2 runs over 7 innings this week while striking out 8 and walking 1. Appears to be rebounding after week beginning at Triple-A.

23

Steady

21

Ryan Roberts

NHF

Struggled this week going 4-for-19 with 2 home runs. Hitting .273 over his last 25 games.

21

Steady

22

Eugenio Velez

LAN

Went 7-for19 this week and is hitting .301 over his last 21 games.

22

Steady

23

Jason Armstrong

LAN

Hit just .142 this week and is hitting .221 over his last 24 games. We believe he will bounce back.

12

Falling

24

Kevin Barker

SYR

Barely remains on this list after going 8-for-28, but is hitting .223 over his last 25 games.

21

Falling

25

Juan Perez

LAN

Hanging on by a thread. Two more runs this week and has a 4.19 ERA over his last 19 innings.

20

Falling


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