P.G. TOP 100 Class of 2002 - POLL RESULTS

High School : : Rankings
Perfect Game Staff        
Published: Thursday, March 21, 2002

This list was compiled by taking a poll of Perfect Game Scouts and Associates. The following list is not to be confused with the Baseball America (Prospects Plus) Rankings. The next Baseball America Prospects Plus Rankings, which serve as the official PG rankings, will be updated next month. For information about subscribing to Prospects Plus, click on the Prospects Plus Flag at the top of this page.

This list is based on compiling votes and doesn't necessarily reflect how PG predicts the upcoming draft.

* We will update this poll several times right up until the draft. 

1. Scott Kazmir LHP Houston, TX
Same old Kazmir showing mid 90s and good stuff. Super competitor!
College: University of Texas
2. B.J. Upton SS Chesapeake, VA
Best tools out of high school in a long time! 8 arm, 7 runner!
College: Florida State
3. Jason Neighborgall RHP Durham, NC
Now healthy and throwing 95-97 with killer hammer!
College: Georgia Tech
4. Jeff Francoeur OF Lilburn. GA
Super athlete, has it all unless the wood or football gets the best of him!
College: Clemson
5. Adam Loewen LHP Surrey, B.C. Canada
Big smooth lefty with plus velocity and more!
College: Arizona State
6. Mark McCormick RHP Clear Lake Shore, TX
Hardest high school thrower in America, been up to 98 this spring!
College: Baylor
7. Sergio Santos SS Hacienda Heights, CA
Been up at the top for a long time now! Big, strong, Arod type!
College: Southern Cal
8. Denard Span OF Tampa, FL
4 plus tool potential, minus arm, maybe fastest home to first in the nation!
College: ?
9. Jeff Clement C Marshalltown, IA
Hitting machine with power and plus arm!
College: Southern Cal
10. Mike Pelfrey RHP Wichita, KS
Tall RHP with plus velocity, a bit rough, but who cares!
College: Wichita State
11. Jon Lester LHP Puyallup, WA
Big athletic lefty throwing in the lower 90s. Also a player prospect!
College: Arizona State
12. Chris Gruler RHP Brentwood, CA
Lots of mid 90s and more! Getting bigger too!
College: Arizona State
13. Cole Hamels LHP San Diego, CA
Watchout, those who haven't seen him are going to be surprised!
College: ?
14. Friedel Pinkston RHP Hartwell, GA
Smaller version of Dewan Brazelton! Or young Satchel Paige!
15. Micah Schilling 2B Clinton, LA
Athlete with one of the best bats in America. Power is shocking!
College: LSU
16. Scott Moore SS Cypress, CA
Playing like a 1st rounder, big tools, fast bat!
College: Cal St. Fullerton
17. Micah Owings RHP Gainesville, GA
Big athlete with plus fastball! Also a big bat!
College: Georgia Tech
18. Matt Whitney 3B Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Best RH hitter in high school. Surest bet to hit!
College: Clemson
19. Zach Hammes RHP Iowa City, IA
Big Sleeper! 6'7 with 93 heater and plus-plus life!
College: University of Iowa
20. Christian Madson RHP Valrico, FL
Big 6'8" RHP still throwing 90, but was a little better last fall!
College: University of Florida
21. Ryan Doherty RHP Toms River, NJ
7'1" RHP might throw 100 mph in the future!
College: Notre Dame
22. James Loney LHP Houston, TX
Big spring for this lefty, moving way up everybody's charts!
College: Baylor
23. Brian McCann C Duluth, GA
Top defensive catcher with plus power and big arm!
College: University of Alabama
24. Jason Pridie OF Prescott, AZ
Not much he can't do on a baseball field!
College: Vanderbilt
25. Jonathan Broxton RHP Waynesboro, GA
Big power RHP, who has been throwing 94.
College: Georgia Southern
26. Brent Clevlen OF Cedar Park, TX
Getting rave notices in TX, some think he's the #1 O.F.
College: University of Texas
27. Jake Blalock 3B San Diego, CA
Has been showing big bat and 3B tools.
College: Arizona State
28. Zach Greinke RHP Orlando, FL
Excellent player with 94 mph fastball and more.
College: Clemson
29. Tom Wilhelmsen RHP Tucson, AZ
Tall RHP throws low 90s, spins the ball and projects!
College: Arizona State
30. Wardell Starling OF/P Missouri City, TX
Started slow this spring, but really coming on.
College: ?
31. Elijah Dukes OF Tampa, FL
All tools but arm is below average. Big power potential!
College: ?
32. Mark Rosen LHP Randolph, MA
Big competitor with low 90s velocity and good slider.
College: Miami
33. Mark Romanczuk LHP Newark, DE
Top lefty with low 90s showing in first spring game.
College: Stanford
34. Clint Everts P/SS Houston, TX
Big time arm, pitcher or shortstop?
College: Baylor
35. Steve Doetsch OF St Petersburg, FL
Tools galore, the bat will determine how high he is picked.
College: ?
36. Conor Lalor RHP Germantown, TN
Solid pitcher with low 90s heater and good size.
College: South Carolina
37. Alex Merricks LHP Oxnard, CA
Small lefty with big 93 mph arm.
College: Arizona State
38. Justin Gee RHP Sarasota, FL
Low 90s with big time slider potential.
College: LSU
39. Robert Andino SS/P Miami, FL
Average runner with big tools, especially the arm.
College: Florida International
40. Billy Mohl RHP Sugar Land, TX
Looked awesome in Jupiter last fall.
College: Tulane
41. Adam Elliott RHP Concord, CA
Plus fastball, plus breaking ball, could move way up.
College: UNLV
42. Adam Donachie C Orlando, FL
Good defensive catcher who has really come on. College: Central Florida
43. Wes Bankston OF Plano, TX
Power bat and other tools look good.
College: ?
44. Hayden Penn RHP Santee, CA
Tall, thin RHP with plus velocity.
College: San Diego State
45. Nick Starnes RHP Haw River, NC
Plus fastball, plus breaking ball and fast arm.
College: UNC Greensboro
46. Kevin Jepsen RHP Sparks, NV
Has been very good up, to 94 early this spring.
College: University of Nevada
47. Prince Fielder 1B Melbourne, FL
Big power! Great bloodlines!
College: Arizona State
48. Blair Johnson RHP Topeka, KS
Low 90s consistent and much more last fall.
College: University of Nebraska
49. Jesse English LHP Vista, CA
Big lefty, extra smooth, 90+ fastball and much more. Surprise!
College: ?
50. Robert Ray RHP Lufkin, TX
Big RHP with plus fastball. Very good last time out.
College: Texas A&M
51. Jordan Swayden C La Verne, CA
He could be much higher, just saw him, WOW!
College: San Diego State
52. Steven Kahn RHP Anaheim, CA
Another hard throwing RHP with much more.
College: Loyola Marymount
53. Tyler Green SS Plantation, FL
Outstanding tools, wood bat only question mark.
College: Georgia Tech
54. Joel Zumaye RHP Chula Vista, CA
Little rough, but we saw 90-94, for real!
College: ?
55. Evan Meek RHP Bothell, WA
Great fast whip-like arm, we have seen 93.
College: ?
56. Clay Dirks LHP Hernando, MS
Lefty projects, been in the 90s and can pitch.
College: LSU
57. Taylor Teagarden C Carrollton, TX
One of the nations top catchers and can hit.
College: University of Texas
58. Randy Braun OF Belton, MO
Big surprise, great body, tools and juice in the bat.
College: ?
59. James Guerrero SS Fontana, CA
One of the best baseball players in the country.
College: San Diego State
60. Kendall Bergdall LHP Layhoma, OK
Will see him soon, big lefty with plus fastball.
College: Wichita State
61. Shawn Scobee OF Rio Linda, CA
Plus raw power and more.
College: Cal State Fullerton
62. Danny Forrer LHP Montgomery, AL
Lefty looked good in Jupiter last fall. College: ?
63. Jensen Lewis RHP Cincinnati, OH
Plus fastball and can really pitch.
College: Vanderbilt
64. Josh Johnson RHP Tulsa, OK
Tall RHP with plus fastball.
College: University of Oklahoma
65. John Mayberry 1B/OF Overland Park, KS
Big athletic power hitter, good bloodlines.
College: Stanford
66. Brian Doparik 1B Crystal Beach, FL
Maybe the most raw power in high school baseball.
College: ?
67. Fernando Pacheco 1B San Ysidro, CA
Big bat with plus power potential.
College: ?
68. Patrick Clayton RHP Marietta, GA
Been average to awesome so far this spring.
College: Clemson
69. Justin Tordi 3B Orlando, FL
Solid player who can rake!
College: University of Florida
70. Mark Sauls RHP Panama City, FL
Sauls showed us a lot of 92s last year.
College: Florida State
71. Craig Pearson LHP Downington, PA
Big good looking lefty who projects.
College: University of Florida
72. Corey Shafer 1B/OF Choctaw, OK
Plays hard and hits em a mile with a beautiful swing.
College: University of Oklahoma
73. Eddy Martinez-Esteve OF Miami, FL
Fast bat, who has shown he can hit and throw.
College: Florida State
74. Kevin Harvey RHP Catawba, NC
90 to 94 lately, not unknown for much longer and moving up.
College: ?
75. Brett McMillan 1B/3B Shingle Springs, CA
Big power hitting ability and athletic.
College: ?
76. Alexy Hernandez SS Miami, FL
Smooth shortstop with big tools, could move way up!
College: Miami
77. Garrett White LHP Round Rock, TX
We liked him when we first saw him and he has improved.
College: University of Texas
78. Cliff Pennington SS Corpus Christi, TX
Small with big tools and 90+ arm from the mound.
College: Texas A&M
79. Clarence Flowers OF Chicago, IL
Athlete with power potential and running ability.
College: Arizona State
80. Camilo Vasquez LHP Hialeah, FL
We saw low 90s at Tropicana last year with breaking ball.
College: ?
81. Billy Hogan SS Carrollton, TX
Big strong hitter with infield tools.
College: University of Alabama
82. Cesar Carillo RHP Hammond, IN
Lightening fast arm, low 90s easy, with breaking ball.
College: ?
83. Jeremy Burchett OF/P Coto De Caza, CA
Big body and big arm. Good athlete, plus fastball.
College: University of California
84. J Brent Cox RHP Bay City, TX
Good RHP with plus fastball who projects nicely.
College: University of Texas
85. Andy Putnel RHP Lake Alford, FL
Real fast arm with plus fastball, breaking ball.
College: University of Florida
86. Ryan Rodriguez LHP Keller, TX
Projects out of sight. 90 fastball, great body.
College: Texas Christian
87. Travis Buck SS Richland, WA
Outstanding tools, athlete.
College: Arizona State
88. Gaby Sanchez 3B Miami, FL
Power arm and power bat who can play.
College: Miami
89. Greg Miller LHP Yorba Linda, CA
Good 6'5" lefty with MLB average fastball and much more.
College: University of California
90. Warner Jones SS Nashville, TN
Not big, but can do it all and do it well. College: Vanderbilt
91. Tyler Wightman 1B/OF Poway, CA
Big athletic guy, we really like his bat.
College: Hawaii
92. Alex Gordan 3B/OF Lincoln, NE
Beautiful swing with good raw power and strong arm.
College: University of Nebraska
93. Nick Tisone P/3B Mandeville, LA
Only question is what position? 90+ fastball and slider.
College: McNeese State
94. Chris Lewis 3B Irvine, CA
Strong player with power bat and big arm.
College: Stanford
95. Zach Segovia RHP Forney, TX
Has been throwing well this spring.
College: Miami
96. Craig Cooper OF Mineola, NY
Body and tools can not be ignored.
College: Notre Dame
97. Jake Baker RHP Wetumpka, AL
Low 90s and can pitch.
College: University of Georgia
98. Matthew Cain RHP Collierville, TN
Very projectable with MLB average fastball and more.
College: Memphis
99. Brent Benefield RHP Columbus, GA
Fast, live arm, watchout!
College: University of Georgia
100. Javi Socorro OF Miami, FL
Not big, but has tools and can hit good pitching hard.
College: Duke
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