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Atlanta Braves 2008 Prospects

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Atlanta Braves Top 20 Prospects for 2008

All grades are EXTREMELY PRELIMINARY and subject to change.

  1. Jason Heyward, OF, Grade B+
  2. Jordan Schafer, OF, Grade B+
  3. Brandon Jones, OF, Grade B+
  4. Tommy Hanson, RHP, Grade B+
  5. Joey Devine, RHP, Grade B
  6. Brent Lillibridge, SS, Grade B
  7. Gorkys Hernandez, OF, Grade B
  8. Jair Jurrjens, RHP, Grade B (worried about his health)
  9. Cole Rohrbough, LHP, Grade B
  10. Brandon Hicks, SS, Grade B
  11. Jeff Locke, LHP, Grade B-
  12. Steve Evarts, LHP, Grade C+
  13. Jamie Richmond, RHP, Grade C+
  14. Jose Ortegano, LHP, Grade C+
  15. Kris Medlen, RHP, Grade C+
  16. Julio Teheran, RHP, Grade C+ (all hype and scouting reports at this point)
  17. Tyler Flowers, C-1B, Grade C+
  18. Chad Rodgers, LHP, Grade C+
  19. Jose Ascanio, RHP, Grade C+
  20. Cody Johnson, 1B, Grade C+
There are six more Grade C+ prospects in the book, plus 11 Grade Cs. Again, don't get bent out of shape about the exact placement of players on this list. This is all preliminary.

Don't forget to order the 2008 Baseball Prospect Book, which will have full written reports and stats on all these players and over 1,000 others.