Posted by: portersprospectreport | June 25, 2008

6/23 Class A Minor League Report

With the California and Carolina leagues both having the night off, here are some significant performances from the Florida State League.

 

Todd Frazier

  • 1-3 HR(6) 2 RBI—.286 6 HR 25 RBI since his promotion to Sarasota

 

Dylan Owen

  • 5IP 6H ER 7K—5-1 2.53 ERA 59K/57IP

 

Logan Morrison

  • 2-5 2R BB—.500 19 Hits 11 RBI last 10 games

 

Scott Cousins

  • 2-5 R BB—4-13 since his return from DL

Adrian Cardenas

  • 2-3 2R BB SB(9)—.313 4 HR 18 RBI 23BB/32K

 

Edgar Garcia

  • 7IP 5H 2ER BB 8K (W)—7-2 4.05 ERA 69K/73IP

 

BUY/SELL Analysis

 

Adrian Cardenas is ranked as the 2nd best prospect in the Philadelphia Phillies organization by Baseball America.  Cardenas is advertised as being a thick and strong middle infielder who has plenty power potential.  This season, he has hit very well at High A Clearwater (.319 4 HR 19 RBI).  The power has not progressed as much as I expected, but his plate discipline and average has been noteworthy given his youth.  Cardenas has 1st year cards in the 2006 Bowman products with his autographs in Bowman Chrome Draft and Bowman Sterling being the most popular.  Currently his Bowman Chrome DP autos sell for $22-26 and his Sterling autos sell for $14-16.  It will be interesting to see if he continues to play 2nd base in an organization that has the best 2B in baseball, Chase Utley.  I see Cardenas being a 3B at the major league level given his strong arm and below average range.

Market Advice: Cardenas seems to be a good value at these prices.  I would like to see his power progress and I do believe that his body is physically mature at 5-11 190 lbs.  I would BUY an auto, with the Bowman Sterling being the best values.

 

Low A

Brandon Waring

  • 2-3 HR(14) RBI BB—.281 14 HR 44 RBI

 

Jarrod Parker

  • 4IP 4H 1ER 2BB 7K—5-3 3.59 ERA 44K/53IP

Drew Cumberland

  • 3-4 3R RBI BB—.284 HR 17 RBI 16 SB

 

Steven Johnson

  • 7.1IP 7H 2BB 10 K (W)—9-2 2.34 ERA 57K/73IP

 

Chris Parmelee

  • 3-5 HR(14) 3 RBI 2R—.242 48 RBI 57BB/83K

Joe Benson

  • 3-5 2BB 2 2B BB SB(16)—.247 4 HR 25 RBI

 

Ian Gac

  • 2-4 2 RBI—.303 18 HR 56 RBI (King sized 1B prospect)

 

Alex Cobb

  • 6IP 3H ER 2BB 7K—6-4 2.03 ERA 64K/89IP

 

Nick Noonan

  • 3-5 2R 2 2B—.305 4 HR 39 RBI 13 SB

 

Michael Stanton

  • 2-4 HR(19) 3 RBI 2R 2B BB—.289 56 RBI (92 K’s in 70 games)

 

Matt Dominguez

  • 2-4 RBI—.330 3 HR 12 RBI in 103 AB

 

Jesus Montero

  • 3-4 R 2B RBI—.315 7 HR 45 RBI (Elite Yankees prospect)

 

 

Zach McAllister

  • 6IP 1H 1ER BB 3K—2-3 2.79 ERA 20K/29IP since promotion to Tampa
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