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'02 Top 100 Hitters

Rank Name League Level Age
1 Gregor Blanco SAL A 18
2 Jose Lopez California Hi A 18
3 Andy Marte SAL A 18
4 David Wright SAL A 19
5 Omar Infante IL AAA 20
6 Ruben Gotay Midw A 19
7 Carlos Duran SAL A 19
8 Jose Reyes FSL A+ 19
9 Edwin Encarnacion Midw A 19
10 Willy Aybar FSL A+ 19
11 Miguel Cabrera FSL A+ 19
12 Ruddy Yan Caro Hi A 20
13 Jose Reyes Eastern AA 19
14 Manuel Mayorson SAL A 19
15 Brad Nelson Midw A 19
16 Jeff Mathis Midw A 19
17 Robinson Cano SAL A 19
18 Will Smith FSL A+ 20
19 Adrian Gonzalez Eastern AA 20
20 Charles Carter Eastern AA 20
21 Joe Mauer Midw A 19
22 Josh Barfield Midw A 19
23 Dioner Navarro SAL A 18
24 Felix Pie Ariz Rk 17
25 Carl Crawford IL AAA 21
26 Juan Tejeda Midw A 20
27 Juan Francia Midw A 20
28 Tripper Johnson SAL A 20
29 Ivan Ochoa SAL A 19
30 Jhonny Peralta Eastern AA 20
31 Casey Kotchman Midw A 19
32 Laynce Nix FSL A+ 21
33 Wilson Betemit IL AAA 20
34 Anderson Machado Eastern AA 21
35 Wayne Lydon SAL A 21
36 Wayne Lydon SAL A 21
37 Franklin Gutierrez SAL A 19
38 Shin-Soo Choo Midw A 20
39 Jayson Nix SAL A 20
40 Jason Bourgeois SAL A 20
41 Anderson Hernandez FSL A+ 19
42 Corey Hart California Hi A 20
43 Scott Thorman SAL A 20
44 Chris Amador SAL A 19
45 Jason Kubel Midw A 20
46 Ozzie Chavez Midw A 19
47 Enrique Cruz FSL A+ 20
48 Hector Luna Caro Hi A 20
49 Hector Luna Caro Hi A 20
50 Justin Morneau Eastern AA 21
51 Cody Ross Eastern AA 21
52 Bronson Sardinha SAL A 19
53 Hank Blalock Pacific Coast AAA 21
54 Bernie Castro Southern AA 21
55 Willy Taveras SAL A 20
56 Shane Victorino Southern AA 21
57 Luis Montanez FSL A+ 20
58 Dave Krynzel California Hi A 20
59 Victor Diaz SAL A 20
60 Juan Gonzalez Midw A 20
61 Nate McLouth Caro Hi A 20
62 Jason Stokes Midw A 20
63 Brennan King Southern AA 21
64 Rodney Choy Foo SAL A 20
65 Jorge Cantu Southern AA 20
66 Noochie Varner Midw A 21
67 Jason Pridie App Rk 18
68 Mike Spidale SAL A 20
69 Luis Cruz SAL A 18
70 James Loney FSL A+ 18
71 Joe Thurston Pacific Coast AAA 23
72 Ronny Cedeno Midw A 19
73 William Bergolla Midw A 19
74 Jose Castillo Caro Hi A 21
75 Justin Huber SAL A 20
76 Justin Huber SAL A 20
77 Buck Coats Midw A 20
78 Hanley Ramirez GCL Rk 18
79 Jarred Ball Midw A 19
80 Danny Gonzalez SAL A 20
81 Jesus Cota California Hi A 20
82 Mike Rodriguez Midw A 21
83 Javier Guzman GCL Rk 18
84 Kelly Johnson Caro Hi A 20
85 David Espinosa California Hi A 20
86 Ronald Acuna FSL A+ 21
87 Prince Fielder Midw A 18
88 Corey Smith Caro Hi A 20
89 Corey Smith Caro Hi A 20
90 Alexis Gomez Texas AA 22
91 Wily Mo Pena Southern AA 20
92 Miguel Negron SAL A 20
93 Guillermo Quiroz FSL A+ 20
94 Brooks Conrad Midw A 22
95 Angel Pagan SAL A 21
96 Angel Pagan SAL A 21
97 Brandon Phillips IL AAA 21
98 Anthony Miller SAL A 22
99 Fernando Cortez SAL A 21
100 Alexis Rios FSL A+ 21

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