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Los Angeles Angels Top 20 Prospects for 2008

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Los Angeles Angels Top 20 Prospects for 2008.

  1. Brandon Wood, 3B, Grade B+
  2. Nick Adenhart, RHP, Grade B+
  3. Hang Conger, C, Grade B+
  4. Jordan Walden, RHP, Grade B (high praise for a rookie ball pitcher)
  5. Sean O'Sullivan, RHP, Grade B
  6. Sean Rodriguez, SS, Grade B (I am sticking to my guns, I like him)
  7. Chris Pettit, OF, Grade B-
  8. Trevor Bell, RHP, Grade C+
  9. Stephen Marek, RHP, Grade C+
  10. Jeremy Haynes, RHP, Grade C+
  11. Hainley Statia, SS, Grade C+
  12. Peter Bourjos, OF, Grade C+
  13. David Herndon, RHP, Grade C+
  14. Terry Evans, OF, Grade C+
  15. Matthew Sweeney, 3B, Grade C+
  16. Miguel Gonzalez, RHP, Grade C+
  17. Felipe Arredondo, RHP, Grade C+
  18. Robert Fish, LHP, Grade C+
  19. Anthony Ortega, RHP, Grade C
  20. Jose Arredondo, RHP, Grade C
Although this system doesn't look much better than the Astros on the surface, there are a lot of guys at the lower levels who got Grade Cs but who look like very promising guys to me, we just need to see more from them at higher levels. This includes guys like Michael Anton, Douglas Brandt, Barret Browning, Clay Fuller, Andrew Romine, and Trevor Reckling, all of them Grade C but with intriguing potential.

Of course, full statistics and reports on over 1,000 other players will be in the 2008 Baseball Prospect Book, now available for pre-order. Ships the first Monday in February!