Week 13: Minor League Power Rankings

Week 13: Minor League Power Rankings

Every Friday InsideTheDome.com will rank the top 30 Jays' prospects based on their 2005 performance, shedding some insights into their numbers while tracking their prospect stock. Today we see a major change in the top 10 and three new players entering the list.

Rank

Name

Team

Comments

Previous Ranking

Stock Status

1

Casey Janssen

NHF

Janssen regains the No.1 spot despite a small stint on the disabled list.

3

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2

Tracy Thorpe

NHF

Thorpe allowed just 1 run in 6 innings this week while walking a batter and striking out 7. In 16 innings with New Hampshire he has allowed just 1 run and is holding opponents to a .127 batting average.

4

Rising

3

Ryan Patterson

AUB

Patterson went 11-24 this week with another home run.

7

Rising

4

Jesse Carlson

NHF

The 24-year-old was send down from Triple-A on June 10 and in 20 innings with New Hampshire he has allowed no runs, just 7 hits and has struck out 25 batters. Opponents are hitting .106 off him.

N/A

Rising

5

Joey McLaughlin

LAN

Joey a 11.2 inning scoreless streak and has assumed the closers role for Lansing. We hope he gets a promotion to Dunedin very soon.

15

Rising

6

Milton Tavarez

DUN

A consistent reliever for Dunedin and has taken over the closers role.

6

Steady

7

Chip Cannon

NHF

Went 7-for-28 this week with a home run for New Hampshire.

1

Steady

8

Lee Gronkiewicz

SYR

Has struggled since joining Syracuse but still has three saves in Triple-A in under a week.

2

Steady

9

Chris Snavely

LAN

Went 6-for-20 this week with 4 runs scored and 2 runs batted in.

10

Rising

10

Josh Banks

NHF

Could be handed the nickname 'Mr. Quality Start.' Once again allowed three runs in six innings this week and did not issue a walk.

12

Steady

11

Rob Cosby

NHF

Went 3-for-10 before being sidelined with a minor back injury.

11

Steady

12

Jason Armstrong

LAN

Went 7-for-20 this week and has been very consistent for Lansing.

12

Steady

13

Miguel Negron

NHF

Has had one of the better second halves in the system. Went 7-for-25 this week with 2 home runs and 6 RBI.

18

Rising

14

Dustin McGowan

NHF

Has a 3.10 ERA in and made two starts this week allowing just 2 earned runs in 11 innings.

N/A

Steady

15

Steve Andrade

NHF

The 27-year-old has a 2.43 ERA in 29.2 innings for New Hampshire and has allowed just 12 hits, while recording 39 strikeouts.

N/A

Steady

16

Clint Johnston

NHF

Hit 5-for-22 this week and is no longer tearing up the ball

13

Falling

17

Ismael Ramirez

NHF

Allowed four runs in six innings this week.

20

Falling

18

Chi-Hung Cheng

LAN

Struck out five in six innings while allowing two walks.

23

Steady

19

David Purcey

DUN

Struck out eight in four innings, but walked two and failed to go deep into a game once again.

19

Steady

20

Juan Perez

LAN

His performance has tailed since June. Allowed two more runs this week in two innings of work.

19

Falling

21

Kevin Barker

SYR

Had just 4 hits in 25 at bats this week.

8

Falling

22

Ryan Roberts

NHF

Recorded 4 hits in 25 at bats and has seen his performance slip during his second half of games with New Hampshire.

9

Falling

23

Jamie Vermilyea

SYR

Has not been successful after being promoted to Triple-A. Allowed 9 runs and 14 hits in 6 innings.

5

Falling

24

Eugenio Velez

LAN

No longer a hot bat in the lineup. His just 3-for-12 this week.

11

Falling

25

Shaun Marcum

SYR

Remains on the list because we don't want to penalize him for struggling after a promotion, but could be out of next week's ranking if he does not improve.

16

Falling



On the Bubble: Charles Anderson, Carlo Cota, Gabe Gross, Adam Lind, Zach Jackson, Cory Patton, Vince Perkins, Wesley Stone.

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