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Baseball Experts Draft II

Brandon Funston
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In late December, Krause Publications, publisher of Fantasy Sports Magazine, pulled together industry experts (myself included) for a market-setting fantasy baseball draft. For those that missed my report on that draft, or need a reminder, you can access the results with the above link.

A little more than a month later, my contact at Krause Publications (KP) e-mailed to let me know that it was time to publish another magazine, which meant another experts draft go-round. That was fine by me, considering I was less than enamored with the results of the first draft.

Here are the details of the second official KP Experts draft. I'm of the opinion that my most recently selected squad is an improvement over the first, but I'll let you form your own opinion about that. For reference, after each player's name below, I've included where that player was selected overall in the original KP Experts draft. And the (+) or (-) number that follows that indicates how many spots that player rose or fell from the first draft to the second. Once again, my players are bolded.

Krause Publications Experts Draft (February 1, 2004)
Pick Player Comment
1-1 Alex Rodriguez, NYY, 3B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 2 (+1)
1-2 Albert Pujols, StL, 1B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 3 (+1)
1-3 Carlos Beltran, NYM, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 1 (-2)
1-4 Carl Crawford, TB, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 11 (+7)
1-5 Vladimir Guerrero, LAA, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 4 (-1)
1-6 Bobby Abreu, Phi, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 10 (+4)
1-7 Miguel Tejada, Bal, SS Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 7
1-8 Alfonso Soriano, Tex, 2B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 6 (-2)
1-9 Johan Santana, Min, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 14 (+5)
1-10 Todd Helton, Col, 1B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 8 (-2)
1-11 Manny Ramirez, Bos, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 12 (+1)
1-12 Randy Johnson, NYY, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 5 (-7)
Comment: It was somewhat surprising to see Carl Crawford rise to No. 11 overall in the original KP draft, and it was jaw-dropping to see his name at No. 4 this time. With speed in such demand, I suppose you can argue Crawford's merits against anyone save Carlos Beltran, who adds power to his big steals numbers. Crawford's strictly a three-tool guy (SB, R, BA), but there is something to be said for taking his 50-60 steals and not having to even really think about steals again for the rest of the draft … I really wanted A-Rod at No. 2 but, alas, he went off at the top. Pujols is hardly a consolation prize. But I have just a slight concern about his bout with plantar fasciitis. Considering he went .331, 46 HR, 123 RBI, 133 R with the same foot issues last season, I probably shouldn't be too concerned … One can only assume that Bonds' knee issues were what knocked him into the second round.
2-1 Scott Rolen, StL, 3B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 13
2-2 Ichiro Suzuki, Sea, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 16 (+2)
2-3 Juan Pierre, Fla, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 17 (+2)
2-4 Jason Schmidt, SF, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 30 (+14)
2-5 Barry Bonds, SF, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 9 (-8)
2-6 Adrian Beltre, Sea, 3B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 15 (-3)
2-7 Pedro Martinez, NYM, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 23 (+4)
2-8 Derek Jeter, NYY, SS Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 18 (-2)
2-9 Edgar Renteria, Bos, SS Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 21
2-10 Jim Thome, Phi, 1B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 19 (-3)
2-11 Miguel Cabrera, Fla, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 20 (-3)
2-12 Gary Sheffield, NYY, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 35 (+11)
Comment: I still believe Edgar Renteria is going off the board a round or so too early. Yes, he'll bat regularly in the No. 2 spot in the order in Boston, a place he only batted half the time in St. Louis last season. But what he might add in the Runs column is going to be offset by lower steals (Boston is notorious for being a non-running team). I'll still opt for Rafael Furcal and Jimmy Rollins ahead of Renteria … Miguel Cabrera is one of the few players to land on both of my KP teams. This time, I was able to land him three spots later, this despite the fact that he is now teamed with Carlos Delgado. With Cabrera hitting No. 3 in front of Delgado, can opposing pitchers really afford to pitch around Cabrera? The two should form one of the most lethal 3/4 hitting tandems in the league.
3-1 David Ortiz, Bos, 1B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 24 (-1)
3-2 Mark Prior, ChC, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 25 (-1)
3-3 Eric Gagne, LAD, RP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 26 (-1)
3-4 Jimmy Rollins, Phi, SS Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 22 (-6)
3-5 Aramis Ramirez, ChC, 3B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 46 (+17)
3-6 Mark Teixeira, Tex, 1B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 33 (+3)
3-7 Eric Chavez, Oak, 3B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 28 (-3)
3-8 Carlos Delgado, Fla, 1B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 37 (+5)
3-9 Aubrey Huff, TB, 3B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 31 (-2)
3-10 Melvin Mora, Bal, 3B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 29 (-5)
3-11 Curt Schilling, Bos, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 39 (+4)
3-12 Marcus Giles, Atl, 2B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 45 (+9)
Aramis Ramirez was the most upwardly mobile player selected in the third round, going 17 spots ahead of where he landed in the previous KP draft. Why the sudden love? Likely it has to do with the fact that Ramirez, who hit .318 with 36 HR and 103 RBI in '04, will slide into Sammy Sosa's vacated cleanup spot. Last season, Ramirez hit .408 and had a 1.078 OPS in 130 at-bats from the No. 4 spot in the lineup … In review of the last KP draft, I loathed seeing Mark Prior fall into someone else's hands in the third round. I made sure that didn't happen this time around, nabbing Prior in virtually the same spot he landed previously. I really don't have injury concerns for a guy like Prior, who has sounder mechanics and a sturdier frame than most. I buy into the theory that last season's issues were an anomaly and that he'll be a better pitcher for having gone through the experience. Any other year, his career 11 K's per nine innings and 3.08 ERA go off in the first or early-second round.
4-1 Victor Martinez, Cle, C Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 44 (+7)
4-2 Nomar Garciaparra, ChC, SS Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 34 (-4)
4-3 Michael Young, Tex, SS Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 36 (-3)
4-4 Rafael Furcal, Atl, SS Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 48 (+8)
4-5 Hank Blalock, Tex, 3B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 52 (+11)
4-6 Bret Boone, Sea, 2B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 53 (+11)
4-7 Roy Oswalt, Hou, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 49 (+6)
4-8 Derrek Lee, ChC, 1B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 92 (+48)
4-9 Javy Lopez, Bal, C Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 51 (+6)
4-10 Jim Edmonds, StL, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 38 (-8)
4-11 Ivan Rodriguez, Det, C Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 54 (+7)
4-12 Ben Sheets, Mil, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 27 (-21)
It's funny how the removal of Sammy Sosa from the Cubs' lineup has caused the value of the remaining Chicago hitters to skyrocket, none more so than Derrek Lee. When I landed him at No. 92 in the last draft, I thought it was a steal. But his 48-pick ascension this time around still came as a shock. Some reports have Lee hitting in the No. 2 spot in the lineup, a place that doesn't appear to be a great fit for him. Last season, Lee had 112 at-bats from the two-hole, batting just .232. He fared much better further down the lineup. Logic suggests the Cubs wouldn't keep him at No. 2 if he continues to struggle. Regardless, considering what was left at the 1B position and the fact that Lee is always a good bet for 30 home runs and 15 steals, I don't have a real issue with Lee going this high … The catching position seems to be a three-man race of Victor Martinez, Ivan Rodriguez and Javy Lopez. They were far better than the rest of the backstop field last season. It's debatable as to the ranking hierarchy of this group, but I have it as Martinez, Pudge and Lopez (in that order) on my list. Regardless, when I saw Martinez go off the board in the fourth round, followed shortly by Lopez, it seemed right to follow suit with Rodriguez at the end of the round. This league starts two catchers, so having one stud avoids the perils of this roster spot becoming a black hole for your fantasy team.
5-1 Vernon Wells, Tor, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 32 (-17)
5-2 Mariano Rivera, NYY, RP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 43 (-7)
5-3 Tim Hudson, Atl, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 47 (-4)
5-4 Francisco Rodriguez, LAA, RP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 50 (-2)
5-5 Roger Clemens, Hou, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 63 (+10)
5-6 Brad Lidge, Hou, RP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 60 (+6)
5-7 Scott Podsednik, ChW, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 41 (-14)
5-8 Kerry Wood, ChC, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 67 (+11)
5-9 Justin Morneau, Min, 1B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 83 (+26)
5-10 Oliver Perez, Pit, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 81 (+23)
5-11 Jeff Kent, LAD, 2B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 64 (+5)
5-12 Magglio Ordonez, FA, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 71 (+11)
The certainty that Roger Clemens will return to Houston didn't boost his value in comparison to the last draft as much as I would have expected. He did move up 10 spots, but we're talking about the NL Cy Young in '04, who was arguably at top 15 fantasy performer in his first tour in the senior circuit. Despite his 42 years of age, Clemens seems like a bargain at No. 53 overall … That said, I passed on "The Rocket" in favor of closer Mariano Rivera. I haven't typically hosted Rivera on my teams in the past because his reputation usually helps push him higher in fantasy drafts than his value deserves. But, for some reasons, closers fell precipitously in this draft and I couldn't pass up a likely 50-save stopper at No. 54 overall. I love Eric Gagne, and I value the 100-K potential he offers but, when you boil it down, K's from closers are a bonus and it's really the saves that you're looking for. To get Rivera nearly 30 picks after Gagne amounts to one of my better steals of the draft.
6-1 Travis Hafner, Cle, DH Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 95 (+34)
6-2 Carlos Zambrano, ChC, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 93 (+31)
6-3 Chipper Jones, Atl, 3B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 57 (-6)
6-4 Mark Loretta, SD, 2B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 121 (+57)
6-5 Jose Reyes, NYM, 2B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 79 (+14)
6-6 Jorge Posada, NYY, C Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 55 (-11)
6-7 David Wright, NYM, 3B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 59 (-8)
6-8 Richie Sexson, Sea, 1B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 58 (-10)
6-9 Shawn Green, Ari, 1B/OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 86 (+17)
6-10 Carlos Guillen, Det, SS Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 68 (-2)
6-11 Orlando Cabrera, LAA, SS Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 40 (-31)
6-12 Johnny Damon, Bos, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 85 (+13)
I have little doubt that one of the biggest travesties of the previous KP draft was watching Mark Loretta fall to No. 121 overall. It was nice to see that mistake rectified this time around, as he rose 57 spots. Loretta hit .352 after the break last season and finished at .335 with 108 runs scored, 16 HR and 76 RBI. He's a career .303 hitter who put up numbers in the same ballpark in '03, so I wouldn't worry about him falling into the one-hit wonder class. I took Brett Boone at No. 53 overall last draft, but hindsight showed me that I would have been better off waiting a couple rounds and nabbing Loretta. This time, someone with the same idea beat me to him … At this point in the draft, I lacked middle infield and speed. I made up my mind to address both issues with this pick, and I felt I scored when Orlando Cabrera fell in my lap – 31 spots later than the previous KP draft. He rebounded from a hitting slump once he was traded to Boston last season, and he seems like a nice fit as a catalyst in Anaheim's high-energy offense. He's likely to hit down in the order, which would allow him to take advantage of the Angels' aggressive running philosophy. I'm looking for something in the neighborhood of 25-30 steals to go with his usual decent hitting numbers.
7-1 Keith Foulke, Bos, RP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 56 (-17)
7-2 Corey Patterson, ChC, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 84 (+10)
7-3 Jason Varitek, Bos, C Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 90 (+15)
7-4 Hideki Matsui, NYY, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 78 (+2)
7-5 Carlos Lee, Mil, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 70 (-7)
7-6 Adam Dunn, Cin, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 73 (-5)
7-7 Mike Mussina, NYY, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 61 (-18)
7-8 Jake Peavy, SD, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 69 (-11)
7-9 Octavio Dotel, Oak, RP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 77 (-4)
7-10 Josh Beckett, Fla, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 100 (+18)
7-11 Mike Lowell, Fla, 3B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 65 (-18)
7-12 Rich Harden, Oak, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 101 (+17)
One thing that this draft helped determine is that Josh Beckett and Rich Harden are nearly identical in value. Both are young and full of high-ceiling potential. In the original KP draft, Beckett went off the board at No. 100 and I followed with Harden at No. 101. This time around, the two were once again nearly inseparable, with Beckett going at No. 82 and Harden at No. 84. Both saw at least a 17-pick improvement from the first draft to the second. Both Beckett and Harden are capable of finishing among the top half-dozen fantasy starters in the league. Being able to get that kind of potential outside the top 15 starters selected is a pick worth making … I continued my search for speed in the seventh round, opting for Corey Patterson, who swiped 32 bases and added 24 HR's in '04. Patterson was up and down last season, but his end-result numbers were darn good, and it sure feels like, at 25 years old, he's still got plenty of room for improvement. But if he gives me 25 homers and 30-plus steals again, I'll be fine with that.
8-1 Jason Bay, Pit, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 110 (+25)
8-2 Mike Piazza, NYM, C Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 109 (+23)
8-3 Chone Figgins, LAA, 3B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 88 (+1)
8-4 Brad Wilkerson, Was, 1B/OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 125 (+37)
8-5 Garret Anderson, LAA, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 91 (+2)
8-6 Billy Wagner, Phi, RP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 42 (-48)
8-7 Brian Giles, SD, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 87 (-4)
8-8 Roy Halladay, Tor, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 89 (-3)
8-9 Sean Casey, Cin, 1B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 103 (+10)
8-10 Francisco Cordero, Tex, RP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 62 (-32)
8-11 Joe Nathan, Min, RP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 66 (-29)
8-12 Joe Mauer, Min, C Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 113 (+17)
I passed on Joe Mauer in this round, thinking I could get him three picks later in the early ninth round. That turned out to be faulty logic. I took closer Joe Nathan and Mauer's name followed directly after. Mauer is considered a can't-miss prospect and was headed towards a ROY campaign in '04 after hitting .308 with six home runs in 35 games before a bothersome knee shut him down for good in July. Prior to that, Mauer had elevated himself to No. 3 in the batting order, a testament to how much Minnesota reveres his bat. Javy Lopez, who was selected 51 picks ahead of Mauer, hit .316 with 23 home runs, 86 RBI and 83 runs. If Mauer picks up where he left off a season ago, he can match those numbers … As I mentioned previously, this draft saw closers drop to unexpected depths. I saw that as a chance to bargain hunt. Eleven of the 12 closers drafted in the first 10 rounds were drafted later than in the previous draft, and most of them fell drastically. I felt fortunate to get my hands on Joe Nathan 29 picks later than the last draft. Nathan has dominated for the past two seasons, and last year he saved 44 games, posted a 1.62 ERA and struck out an average of 11 batters per nine innings.
9-1 Mark Mulder, StL, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 98 (+1)
9-2 Lance Berkman, Hou, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 119 (+21)
9-3 Carl Pavano, NYY, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 108 (+9)
9-4 Armando Benitez, SF, RP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 72 (-28)
9-5 John Smoltz, Atl, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 120 (+19)
9-6 Jose Vidro, Was, 2B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 134 (+32)
9-7 Paul Konerko, ChW, 1B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 96 (-7)
9-8 Jason Kendall, Oak, C Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 97 (-7)
9-9 Kazuo Matsui, NYM, SS Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 107 (+2)
9-10 Trevor Hoffman, SD, RP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 76 (-30)
9-11 Sammy Sosa, Bal, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 74 (-33)
9-12 Javier Vazquez, Ari, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 105 (-3)
Apparently the experts don't view Sammy Sosa's move to the AL as a step in the right direction. Sosa fell 33 picks from the last KP draft. While the concerns of his age (36), switching leagues and his health are understandable, my feeling is that he was a bargain at this point in the draft. After all, the guy did hit 35 HR's last season in just 126 games. And he'll land in the clean-up spot for the O's, a place that Miguel Tejada thrived in last season. With Melvin Mora and Tejada in front of him, and Rafael Palmeiro behind him, Sosa has plenty of lineup protection to make a strong run at his eighth 40-HR season … It took me nine rounds, but I finally made a gamble pick. Lance Berkman suffered a torn ACL in the offseason and had surgery in November. Normal recovery time is 5-6 months, and the expectation is that he'll miss the first month of the season. But Berkman is optimistic that he can return a little sooner. Either way, I picked him with the expectation that I'll have him starting in May. He hit above .300 with 25 HR's and 87 RBI after the first month last season. I figure between his first month replacement and what Berkman will give me from May until the end of the season, that value was worth a ninth-round pick.
10-1 Andruw Jones, Atl, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 102 (-7)
10-2 Moises Alou, SF, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 178 (+68)
10-3 Torii Hunter, Min, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 144 (+33)
10-4 Zack Greinke, KC, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 213 (+101)
10-5 Phil Nevin, SD, 1B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 132 (+19)
10-6 Brian Roberts, Bal, 2B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 106 (-8)
10-7 A.J. Burnett, Fla, SP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 122 (+7)
10-8 Jason Isringhausen, StL, RP Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 75 (-41)
10-9 Aaron Boone, Cle, 3B Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 214 (+97)
10-10 Dave Roberts, SD, OF Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 160 (+42)
10-11 Juan Uribe, ChW, 2B/SS Previous KP Experts Draft: No. 167 (+48)
10-12 Tadahito Iguchi, ChW, 2B Previous KP Experts Draft: Not picked
The biggest value gainer of the top 10 rounds was Zack Greinke, by a landslide. Greinke has Maddux-esque control and Mussina-esque creativity, and those skills were on display in his rookie campaign last season when he led Kansas City starters with a 3.97 ERA and 1.17 WHIP. As vast as Greinke's repertoire is, however, taking him in the 10th round still seems a little high. After all, he's not a great strikeout pitcher and he doesn't have the offensive support in Kansas City to produce big in the Wins column. … My biggest reach of the draft was Juan Uribe. Grabbing him at No. 119 in this draft was 48 picks ahead of where he'd went previously. That said, there wasn't a second baseman or shortstop remaining on the board that I would have preferred more than Uribe, so I decided to fill a middle infield need. And Uribe adds the bonus of eligibility at 2B, SS and 3B, which appealed to me here as I had only drafted one of those positions up to this point. Among second basemen, Uribe was fourth in home runs (23) and was among the top eight in all the standard roto categories save steals. And he's just 25 years of age, so there is a high likelihood of improvement.
11-1 Barry Zito, Oak, SP 12-1 E. Guardado, Sea, RP 13-1 Braden Looper, NYM, RP
11-2 J.D. Drew, LAD, OF 12-2 C.C. Sabathia, Cle, SP 13-2 Shingo Takatsu, ChW, RP
11-3 D. McPherson, LAA, 3B 12-3 Odalis Perez, LAD, SP 13-3 Bartolo Colon, LAA, SP
11-4 Aaron Rowand, ChW, OF 12-4 Jose Guillen, Was, OF 13-4 Rodrigo Lopez, Bal, SP
11-5 Pat Burrell, Phi, OF 12-5 Dan Kolb, Atl, RP 13-5 Paul Lo Duca, C
11-6 Coco Crisp, Cle, OF 12-6 Jeff Bagwell, Hou, 1B 13-6 Troy Percival, Det, RP
11-7 Brad Radke, Min, SP 12-7 R. Hernandez, SD, C 13-7 Steve Finley, LAA, OF
11-8 Matt Clement, Bos, SP 12-8 Luis Castillo, Fla, 2B 13-8 Mark Buehrle, ChW, SP
11-9 Richard Hidalgo, Tex, OF 12-9 Kelvim Escobar, LAA, SP 13-9 B.J. Ryan, Bal, RP
11-10 Troy Glaus, Ari, 3B 12-10 Chase Utley, Phi, 2B 13-10 Lew Ford, Min, OF
11-11 Lyle Overbay, Mil, 1B 12-11 Chris Carpenter, Stl, SP 13-11 Cliff Floyd, NYM, OF
11-12 Guillermo Mota, Fla, RP 12-12 Cesar Izturis, LAD, SS 13-12 B.J. Upton, TB, SS
14-1 Danny Graves, Cin, RP 15-1 Johnny Estrada, Atl, C 16-1 Luis Gonzalez, Ari, OF
14-2 Greg Maddux, ChC, SP 15-2 Freddy Garcia, ChW, SP 16-2 Kevin Millar, Bos, OF/1B
14-3 Danys Baez, TB, RP 15-3 L. Hernandez, Was, SP 16-3 Bobby Crosby, Oak, SS
14-4 Erubiel Durazo, Oak, 1B 15-4 Derek Lowe, LAD, SP 16-4 Joel Pineiro, Sea, SP
14-5 Randy Winn, Sea, OF 15-5 Matt Lawton, Pit, OF 16-5 Jeremy Affeldt, KC, RP
14-6 Jeff Weaver, LAD, SP 15-6 Preston Wilson, Col, OF 16-6 Mike Lieberthal, Phi, C
14-7 Julio Lugo, TB, SS 15-7 Larry Walker, StL, OF 16-7 Shannon Stewart, Min, OF
14-8 Chad Cordero, Was, RP 15-8 Jacque Jones, Min, OF 16-8 Andy Pettitte, Hou, SP
14-9 Jon Lieber, Phi, SP 15-9 A.J. Pierzynski, ChW, C 16-9 Ray Durham, SF, 2B
14-10 Ken Griffey Jr. 15-10 Kevin Mench, Tex, OF 16-10 LaTroy Hawkins, ChC, RP
14-11 J.D. Closser, Col, C 15-11 David Wells, Bos, SP 16-11 Corey Koskie, Tor, 3B
14-12 Tony Womack, NYY, 2B 15-12 J. Bonderman, Det, SP 16-12 Ryan Freel, Cin, 3B
17-1 Dontrelle Willis, Fla, SP 18-1 Michael Cuddyer, Min, 3B 19-1 Rocco Baldelli, TB, OF
17-2 Mike Sweeney, KC, 1B 18-2 Al Leiter, Fla, SP 19-2 Ted Lilly, Tor, SP
17-3 Austin Kearns, Cin, OF 18-3 Brandon Inge, Det, C 19-3 Rafael Palmeiro, Bal, 1B
17-4 Jaret Wright, NYY, SP 18-4 Carlos Pena, Det, 1B 19-4 Geoff Jenkins, Mil, OF
17-5 Frank Thomas, ChW, DH 18-5 Matthew LeCroy, Min, C 19-5 Brad Penny, LAD, SP
17-6 Chris Burke, Hou, 2B 18-6 Milton Bradley, LAD, OF 19-6 Jerome Williams, SF, SP
17-7 Jose Mesa, Pit, RP 18-7 Dmitri Young, Det, OF/1B 19-7 Jermaine Dye, ChW, OF
17-8 Khalil Greene, SD, SS 18-8 Kris Benson, NYM, SP 19-8 John Thomson, Atl, SP
17-9 Michael Barrett, ChC, C 18-9 Jeromy Burnitz, Col, OF 19-9 Eric Byrnes, Oak, OF
17-10 Trot Nixon, Bos, OF 18-10 Bob Wickman, Cle, RP 19-10 Kevin Millwood, Cle, SP
17-11 John Buck, KC, C 18-11 Brandon Webb, Ari, SP 19-11 Jack Wilson, Pit, SS
17-12 Craig Wilson, Pit, OF 18-12 Jake Westbrook, Cle, SP 19-12 Jesse Crain, Min, RP
20-1 Jason Giambi, NYY, 1B 21-1 Russ Ortiz, Ari, SP 22-1 Miguel Olivo, Sea, C
20-2 Greg Aquino, Ari, RP 21-2 Reggie Sanders, StL, OF 22-2 Mike Adams, Mil, RP
20-3 Scott Kazmir, TB, SP 21-3 Cliff Lee, Cle, SP 22-3 Wade Miller, Bos, SP
20-4 Adam Eaton, SD, SP 21-4 Mark Kotsay, Oak, OF 22-4 Ryan Madson, Phi, RP
20-5 David DeJesus, KC, OF 21-5 Kevin Brown, NYY, SP 22-5 Ryan Dempster, ChC
20-6 Bronson Arroyo, Bos, SP 21-6 Danny Haren, Oak, SP 22-6 Steve Trachsel, NYM, SP
20-7 Randy Wolf, Phi, SP 21-7 Vicente Padilla, Phi, SP 22-7 Akinori Otsuka, SD, RP
20-8 Alex Sanchez, Det, OF 21-8 Jose Cruz, TB, OF 22-8 Angel Berroa, KC, SS
20-9 Aaron Harang, Cin, SP 21-9 Jason Lane, Hou, OF 22-9 Bengie Molina, LAA, C