Summer Collegiate : : Rankings
Wednesday, September 15, 2010

West Coast League: Top 25 Prospects, 2010

In Association with League Managers and Scouts
Official League Website:
Year League Established: 2005.
States Represented in League: British Columbia, Oregon, Washington.
Level of Competition (1-to-4 Scale, 1 being highest): 2.
No. of Teams in League: 9 (8 in 2009).
Regular-Season Champion (best overall record): Corvallis Knights.
Post-Season Champion: Wenatchee AppleSox.
Teams, PG CrossChecker Summer 30/Final Ranking: No. 17 Wenatchee AppleSox.
No. 1 Prospect, 2009 (per PG CrossChecker): Andrew Susac, c, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State; played in Cape Cod League in 2010).
First 2009 Player Selected, 2010 Draft: Tyler Knigge, rhp, Wenatchee AppleSox (Lewis-Clark State; Phillies/12th round).
Most Valuable Player: Tommy Richards, 2b, Bend Elks.
Most Outstanding Pitcher: Dayne Quist, lhp, Kelowna Falcons.
Top Prospect (as selected by league): None selected.
BATTING LEADERS (League games only)
Batting Average: Tommy Richards, 2b, Bend Elks (.364).
Slugging Percentage: Chase Anselment, c, Kitsap BlueJackets (.553).
On-Base Average: Clayton Eslick, 2b/3b, Wenatchee AppleSox (.476).
Home Runs: Chase Anselment, c, Kitsap BlueJackets (7).
RBIs: Nate Roberts, 3b/ss, Moses Lakes Pirates (35).
Stolen Bases: Duncan Blades, 2b, Moses Lakes Pirates (28).
PITCHING LEADERS (League games only)
Wins: Three tied at 6.
ERA: Dayne Quist, lhp, Kelowna Falcons (1.40).
Saves: Jordan Westra, rhp, Kelowna Falcons (10).
Strikeouts: Marco Gonzales, lhp, Wenatchee AppleSox (66).
Best Athlete: Stefan Sabol, c/3b, Cowlitz Black Bears.
Best Hitter: Chase Anselment, c, Kitsap BlueJackets.
Best Power: Chase Anselment, c, Kitsap BlueJackets.
Fastest Base Runner: Stefan Sabol, c/3b, Cowlitz Black Bears.
Best Defensive Player: Royce Bolinger, of, Kelowna Falcons.
Best Velocity: Jeff Ames, rhp, Wenatchee AppleSox.
Best Breaking Ball: Chris Dennis, rhp, Cowlitz Black Bears.
Best Command: Dayne Qyuist, lhp, Kelowna Falcons.
1. STEFAN SABOL, c/3b, Cowlitz Black Bears (Oregon/FR in 2011)
Highly athletic talent with excellent bat speed; capable of playing any position, but 6.5 speed may be wasted behind plate, on corner
2. JEFF AMES, rhp, Wenatchee AppleSox (Lower Columbia, Wash., CC/SO)
Best power arm in WCL; FB routinely in 95-97 range as closer for league champs, needs to locate better; power SL solid No. 2 pitch
3. CHASE ANSELMENT, c, Kitsap BlueJackets (Washington/SO)
Best bat/power in league; hit .316-7-34, tops in WCL in HRs; bat speed, can drive balls to all fields; raw behind plate, but arm plays
4. MITCH HANIGER, of, Corvallis Knights (Cal Poly/SO)
Overcame sluggish start to hit .299-3-18, competes at plate; power will come as gets stronger; big RF arm, makes plays, OK runner
5. MITCH PATITO, rhp, Corvallis Knights (UC Riverside/SO)
Best arm on deep Knights staff; long, loose action, flashed 93-94 FB with + movement, + break; 8 SV in relief, then moved to starter
6. ROYCE BOLINGER, of, Kelowna Falcons (Gonzaga/JR)
Still needs to make consistent contact, produce better power numbers, but athleticism evident, solid speed/defender, huge OF arm
7. MARCO GONZALES, lhp/of, Wenatchee AppleSox (Gonzaga/FR)
Won four state title games in decorated HS career in Colorado; ++ polished for age, led WCL in SO; augments 86-88 FB with ++ CH
8. CODY REGIS, ss/3b, Bellingham Bells (UCLA/SO)
Was regular on left side as FR for CWS finalist; lacks chiseled look, profiles more 2B/3B; LH bat, squared up his share, gap power
9. SCOTT GRIGGS, rhp, Bellingham Bells (UCLA/SO)
Pitched sparingly as UCLA FR, went 0-2, 6.00 in 21 IP for Bells; flashed effortless mid-90s heat, needs command, will come with IP
10. CODY WEISS, rhp, Wenatchee AppleSox (UCLA/FR)
10th-rounder more than held his own in WCL as HS talent; used mostly in set-up role, needs command FB at 91-93/T-96, + 12/6 CU
11. AARON JONES, c/of, Kelowna Falcons (Oregon/FR)
Red Sox draft held his own in WCL as HS player, hit .342-1-15; solid approach at plate, runs 6.8 60, comfortable behind plate, in OF
12. JAMES NYGREN, rhp, Bend Elks (Oregon State/SR)
Bend ace, went 4-0, 2.25; mixed reviews, FB will touch 92-94, but more 88-90, flashes + SL, but often doomed by lack of command
13. KYLE KRAUS, rhp, Corvallis Knights (Portland/JR)
10-3, 3.30 in spring for UP, dominating WCL (5-1, 1.75) when slowed by oblique strain; ++ command of sinking FB, + SL; lacks size
14. BRIAN POINTER, of, Bend Elks (SIGNED/Phillies)
Oregon State recruit, signed with Phils late in season; + athletic, + speed/power/arm, but long swing exploited, poor plate discipline
15. ERIC PETERSON, 1b, Wenatchee AppleSox (Washington/SO)
Explosive bat; can turn around any FB, goes other way + with breaking ball, though prone to SO; doesn’t run at all, limited to 1B
16. EVAN BROCK, rhp, Corvallis Knights (UC Irvine/SO)
Surprise invite to Team USA college trials; went 2-0, 1.13 in 3 starts for Knights, modest stuff includes 88-92 FB, + CH, avg 12/6 CU
17. ELLIOT STEWART, c, Walla Walla Sweets (Cal Poly/JR)
Solid defensive C with quick/accurate arm; made biggest strides at plate (.321-3-24), has short, low-maintenance swing, gap power
18. KERRY JENKINS, of, Bend Elks (San Jose State/SR)
Impressive athletic specimen, + runner, can put a charge in balls, especially vs. LHP; streaky hitter, struggles with off-speed away
19. NICK HOOVER, rhp, Corvallis Knights (UC Irvine/JR)
Pounds bottom of zone with sinking/running 88-90 FB, pitch can also reach 93; CH is No. 2 offering, went 2-1, 2.63 (27 IP/34 SO)
20. DYLAN JONES, of/lhp, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State/SR)
Played valuable 2-way role for Knights; has smooth, powerful LH swing, hit .336-2-21; also has + arm, went 2-1, 4.21 (26 IP/25 SO)
21. DUSTIN EMMONS, rhp, Corvallis Knights (UC Riverside/SR)
Marlins’ 35th-rounder was bounce-back from Cape Cod; success stems from command of 87-92 FB; SL better than ’09, CH a WIP
22. MATT BOYD, lhp/1b, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State/SO)
Legit 2-way talent, but much better this summer on mound; FB 89-91, funky delivery gets arm-side run, seen more as LH specialist
23. KRIS CARLSON, rhp, Moses Lake Pirates (Abilene Christian, Texas/JR)
Ex-OF threw 2 IP in spring at Wenatchee Valley CC, drafted as RHP by KC; impressive raw arm strength, flashed 96 FB, 87 SL
24. DAYNE QUIST, lhp, Kelowna Falcons (UC Davis/JR)
Only 5-9, FB peaks at 88-89, but carved up league with solid 3-pitch mix, fearless approach; excellent command, defines crafty LHP
25. CHRIS DENNIS, rhp, Cowlitz Black Bears (Portland/SR)
Saved 15 games for UP in spring, mostly a starter on summer; fanned first 10 hitters; FB 86-88, generates ugly swings with ++ SL
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