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Results of the Joe Charboneau Prospect Bust Voting

Ryan Howard 50
Lastings Milledge 47
Dallas McPherson 43
James Loney 33
Rob Quinlan 27
Casey Kotchman 24
Jason Stokes 24
Nick Swisher 22
Brian Dopirak 21
Hanley Ramirez 20
Jeff Francouer 16
Daric Barton 11
Prince Fielder 11
Josh Fields 9
Garrett Atkins 6
Jeff Baker 6
Chris Nelson 6
Grady Sizemore 6
Mike Aubrey 5
Joel Guzman 5
B.J. Upton 5
Ryan Harvey 3
Dan Johnson 3
Felix Pie 3
Chris Snelling 3
Jason Kubel 2
Ian Stewart 2
Ricky Weeks 1

Rob Quinlan probably doesn't really belong on the list, since he was never praised as a top prospect. But I left him up there just to see how many people voted for him. Howard, McPherson, Stokes, and Dopirak represent the "one-dimensional slugger" contingent. Loney and Kotchman are members of the "constantly injured line drive hitting first baseman" brigade. Milledge seems to generate a lot of skepticism about his plate discipline, but I think people are being too pessimistic at this point.

My personal choices are Dopirak, Stokes, and Aubrey. I can't ignore the upside of Milledge or Ramirez, and I'm not ready to give up on Kotchman and Loney given their ages. I certainly don't agree with those who are skeptical about Guzman. He still looks like an outstanding prospect to me.