Prospect History: Past Top 10s

Since the end of the 2003 season, InsidethePark.com has brought fans the top 10 prospects in the Mariners' farm system. Below is the short two-year history of those rankings, along with Baseball America's rankings from 1995-2003.

2005
1. Felix Hernandez, RHP
2. Jeremy Reed, OF
3. Shin-soo Choo, OF
4. Travis Blackley, LHP
5. Clint Nageotte, RHP
6. Matt Tuiasosopo, SS
7. Adam Jones, SS
8. Asdrubal Cabrera, SS
9. Wladimir Balentien, OF
10. Bobby Livingston, LHP

2004
1. Clint Nageotte, RHP
2. Jose Lopez, SS
3. Travis Blackley, LHP
4. Rett Johnson, RHP
5. Shin-soo Choo, OF
6. Chris Snelling, OF
7. Felix Hernandez, RHP
8. Cha Sueng Baek, RHP
9. Justin Leone, 3B
10. Ryan Ketchner, LHP

Yearly rankings from 1995-2003 by Baseball America.

2003
1. Rafael Soriano, RHP
2. Chris Snelling, OF
3. Jose Lopez, SS
4. Shin-soo Choo, OF
5. Clint Nageotte, RHP
6. Aaron Taylor, RHP
7. Travis Blackley, LHP
8. Rett Johnson, RHP
9. Greg Dobbs, 3B
10. Jamal Strong, OF

2002
1. Ryan Anderson, LHP
2. Rafael Soriano, RHP
3. Antonio Perez, 2B
4. Chris Snelling, OF
5. Clint Nageotte, RHP
6. Jeff Heaverlo, RHP
7. Shin-soo Choo, OF
8. Ryan Christianson, C
9. Jamal Strong, OF
10. Matt Thornton, LHP

2001
1. Ryan Anderson, LHP
2. Ichiro Suzuki, OF
3. Antonio Perez, 2B
4. Joel Pineiro, RHP
5. Chris Snelling, OF
6. Jeff Heaverlo, RHP
7. Willie Bloomquist, 2B
8. Ryan Christianson, C
9. Rafael Soriano, RHP
10. Juan Slivestrie, OF

2000
1. Ryan Anderson, LHP
2. Carlos Guillen, SS
3. Ryan Christianson, C
4. Jeff Heaverlo, RHP
5. Cha Sueng Baek, RHP
6. Antonio Perez, 2B
7. Rafael Soriano, RHP
8. Chris Snelling, OF
9. Joel Pineiro, RHP
10. Willie Bloomquist, 2B

1999
1. Ryan Anderson, LHP
2. Freddy Garcia, RHP
3. Carlos Guillen, SS
4. Gil Meche, RHP
5. Mac Suzuki, RHP
6. Joel Pineiro, RHP
7. Raul Ibanez, OF
8. Brian Fuentes, LHP
9. Cha Sueng Baek, RHP
10. Damaso Marte, LHP

1998
1. Ryan Anderson, LHP
2. Gil Meche, RHP
3. Shane Monohan, OF
4. Raul Ibanez, OF
5. Denny Stark, RHP
6. Damaso Marte, LHP
7. Jordan Zimmerman, LHP
8. Brian Fuentes, LHP
9. Greg Wooten, RHP
10. Carlos Maldonado, C

1997
1. Jose Cruz Jr., OF
2. Ken Cloude, RHP
3. Dean Crow, RHP
4. Raul Ibanez, OF
5. Jason Varitek, C
6. Greg Wooten, RHP
7. Jeff Farnsworth, RHP
8. Giomar Guevera, 2B
9. Mac Suzuki, RHP
10. Marcus Sturdivant, OF

1996
1. Jose Cruz Jr., OF
2. Jason Varitek, C
3. Desi Relaford, SS
4. Matt Wagner, RHP
5. Mac Suzuki, RHP
6. Bob Wolcott, RHP
7. Chris Widger, C
8. Raul Ibanez, OF
9. Russ Davis, 3B
10. Rafael Carmona, RHP

1995
1. Alex Rodriguez, SS
2. Marc Newfield, OF
3. Ron Villone, LHP
4. Desi Relaford, SS
5. Mac Suzuki, RHP
6. Chris Widger, C
7. Matt Wagner, RHP
8. Bob Wolcott, RHP
9. Shawn Estes, LHP
10. Greg Pirkl, 1B


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