Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Top Pacific Coast League Players of 2009

posted by Jon Williams
Continuing our series of minor league rankings. Today we hit the Pacific Coast League a hitters league. I love these lists, they help motivate me to do further research on prospects that appear higher or lower than expected. All of the data presented is courtesy of FanGraphs.com

Top 25 Pacific Coast League Batters (minimum 50 at-bats)

Name Team BB% K% AVG OBP SLG ISO Spd BABIP wOBA
Jake Fox Cubs 11.40% 18.90% 0.409 0.495 0.841 0.433 5.6 0.431 0.554
Chris Young Diamondbacks 14.30% 24.10% 0.37 0.46 0.667 0.296 6.9 0.447 0.474
Travis Snider Blue Jays 13.80% 26.90% 0.337 0.431 0.663 0.326 3.3 0.395 0.462
Brandon Allen Diamondbacks 12.10% 17.20% 0.324 0.413 0.641 0.317 5.8 0.324 0.458
Tommy Everidge Athletics 10.30% 16.90% 0.368 0.428 0.632 0.264 2.5 0.4 0.453
John Bowker Giants 16.80% 17.50% 0.342 0.451 0.596 0.254 5.3 0.37 0.447
Carlos Gonzalez Rockies 10.30% 16.70% 0.339 0.418 0.63 0.292 6.8 0.367 0.446
Hector Luna Dodgers 8.20% 16.60% 0.351 0.414 0.61 0.259 5.6 0.381 0.441
Chris Coghlan Marlins 11.10% 10.40% 0.344 0.418 0.552 0.208 7.1 0.361 0.438
Sean Rodriguez Angels 12.30% 32.60% 0.299 0.4 0.616 0.318 6.8 0.369 0.437
Mitch Jones Dodgers 9.40% 26.40% 0.297 0.364 0.651 0.354 5.3 0.32 0.426
Tony Abreu Dodgers 5.20% 17.00% 0.353 0.385 0.615 0.261 5.1 0.388 0.425
Khalil Greene Cardinals 3.50% 7.30% 0.345 0.368 0.618 0.273 1.4 0.319 0.424
Randy Ruiz Blue Jays 9.20% 21.40% 0.32 0.392 0.584 0.264 2.6 0.364 0.418
Joe Inglett Blue Jays 9.00% 11.20% 0.36 0.422 0.516 0.155 4.5 0.393 0.415
Howard Kendrick Angels 8.20% 15.40% 0.346 0.414 0.526 0.179 5.3 0.391 0.414
David Dellucci Blue Jays 8.70% 28.60% 0.317 0.38 0.556 0.238 2.6 0.405 0.408
Chris Davis Rangers 13.20% 23.60% 0.327 0.418 0.521 0.194 2.9 0.4 0.407
Corey Patterson Brewers 6.10% 20.20% 0.331 0.366 0.597 0.266 7.6 0.383 0.407
Joel Galarraga Athletics 12.50% 23.80% 0.357 0.449 0.476 0.119 5.4 0.469 0.407
Alex Gordon Royals 16.30% 23.90% 0.313 0.435 0.493 0.179 4.7 0.388 0.405
Luke Carlin Diamondbacks 16.00% 23.20% 0.321 0.43 0.481 0.16 2.8 0.394 0.405
Ryan Shealy Royals 17.10% 28.70% 0.345 0.454 0.425 0.08 1.5 0.484 0.403
Cory Aldridge Royals 6.30% 24.30% 0.316 0.361 0.582 0.266 3.2 0.366 0.402
Adam Heether Brewers 13.50% 22.20% 0.293 0.4 0.501 0.208 3.6 0.341 0.4
Allen Craig Cardinals 7.30% 20.10% 0.322 0.374 0.547 0.225 3.4 0.359 0.4
Michael Saunders Mariners 9.20% 19.40% 0.31 0.378 0.544 0.234 6.1 0.342 0.4
John Hester Diamondbacks 6.30% 19.80% 0.328 0.375 0.535 0.207 7.3 0.388 0.399
Mark Hamilton Cardinals 9.10% 26.20% 0.308 0.375 0.531 0.223 1.6 0.378 0.396
Ruben Gotay Diamondbacks 21.60% 18.60% 0.272 0.429 0.45 0.178 2.8 0.309 0.395
Chris Shelton Mariners 12.50% 21.20% 0.314 0.396 0.509 0.195 2.9 0.368 0.394
Dee Brown Dodgers 12.60% 15.90% 0.29 0.382 0.523 0.232 4.1 0.306 0.394
Eric Patterson Athletics 10.00% 17.40% 0.307 0.376 0.494 0.187 8.8 0.351 0.393
Jason Dubois Cubs 10.60% 28.40% 0.303 0.392 0.506 0.203 2.9 0.388 0.393
Matt Murton Rockies 9.50% 13.90% 0.324 0.389 0.499 0.174 5.2 0.353 0.392











The Top 25 Pacific Coast League Pitchers (minimum 50IP)

Name Team K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP BABIP LOB% ERA FIP
Guillermo Moscoso Rangers 7.71 1.93 0.26 1.01 0.282 75.80% 2.31 2.63
Jeff Stevens Cubs 9.52 3.9 0.16 1.04 0.251 77.60% 2.03 2.71
Chris Narveson Brewers 9.08 3.11 0.36 1.13 0.291 61.10% 3.7 2.78
Lenny DiNardo Royals 7.54 2.25 0.3 1.17 0.308 69.10% 3.32 2.8
Matt Belisle Rockies 7.25 2.31 0.31 1.25 0.323 75.50% 3.09 2.81
Chad Paronto Astros 6.79 2.44 0.17 0.93 0.236 86.10% 1.39 2.81
Felix Romero Giants 8.43 1.95 0.49 1.24 0.339 64.90% 4.28 2.85
Neftali Feliz Rangers 8.73 3.49 0.23 1.28 0.319 66.50% 3.49 2.88
Hyang-Nam Choi Dodgers 12.02 3.28 0.94 1.25 0.345 84.90% 2.34 2.97
Jose Ascanio Cubs 8.24 3.16 0.18 1.27 0.32 69.00% 3.16 3.02
Brad Kilby Athletics 10.94 3.41 0.71 1.01 0.256 86.40% 2.13 3.03
Jason Vargas Mariners 8.01 2.61 0.52 1.22 0.311 74.80% 3.14 3.05
Rick VandenHurk Marlins 7.69 2.41 0.45 0.99 0.254 72.20% 2.87 3.05
Mike Ekstrom Padres 6.21 2.31 0.29 0.96 0.24 84.20% 1.73 3.06
Blake Hawksworth Cardinals 7.03 2.47 0.37 1.11 0.28 66.00% 3.58 3.08
Alex Hinshaw Giants 12.38 5.5 0.52 1.41 0.34 71.40% 3.96 3.2
Josh Banks Padres 6.84 2.59 0.43 1.25 0.307 70.90% 3.46 3.22
Billy Buckner Diamondbacks 8.39 3.93 0.44 1.32 0.307 73.90% 3.32 3.31
Jerry Blevins Athletics 8.81 2.56 0.71 1.31 0.34 73.80% 3.84 3.31
P.J. Walters Cardinals 8.4 3.27 0.45 1.42 0.348 62.80% 4.54 3.32
Vin Mazzaro Athletics 6.99 2.7 0.32 1.04 0.257 77.20% 2.38 3.32
Ramon Ortiz Giants 7.91 2.36 0.76 1.22 0.31 73.60% 3.05 3.33
Adam Eaton Rockies 5.67 1.82 0.45 1.22 0.307 71.30% 3.18 3.35
Geno Espineli Giants 4.7 1.97 0.3 1.4 0.333 69.30% 3.64 3.35
Doug Fister Mariners 6.69 0.93 0.85 1.34 0.356 72.40% 3.81 3.39
Bud Norris Astros 8.4 3.98 0.45 1.31 0.302 78.00% 2.63 3.41
Jeremy Johnson Astros 5.4 2.56 0.38 1.29 0.304 66.70% 3.51 3.43
Carlos Rosa Royals 10.14 4.06 0.76 1.42 0.344 66.20% 4.56 3.44
Doug Mathis Rangers 6 2.37 0.47 1.39 0.332 75.50% 2.84 3.45
Jay Marshall Athletics 5.33 2.66 0.36 1.34 0.311 69.50% 3.2 3.48
Jose Marte Diamondbacks 7.91 4.27 0.38 1.42 0.318 67.10% 4.52 3.49
Brian Gordon Rangers 5.94 2.33 0.58 1.19 0.286 70.60% 3.49 3.5
Blake Parker Cubs 10.26 4.86 0.54 1.24 0.276 74.00% 3.06 3.5
Casey Daigle Astros 8.57 4.04 0.49 1.54 0.358 82.60% 2.91 3.51
Brandon Morrow Mariners 6.55 3.76 0.33 1.33 0.294 70.20% 3.6 3.53

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OpenID 6p0120a548e31b970c said...

Keep up the good work, Jon! We're taking notice over at MLBFP. When you're done, and you're making your final prospect list, we'd love for to guest post and compare notes.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 10:15:00 AM EDT  
Blogger Jon Williams said...

Sounds great!

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 11:32:00 AM EDT  

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