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All Astros Position Prospects

I've struggled to find a quick reference online that has ALL the Astros prospects listed in one place, so I put together this spreadsheet using the Astros official farm team sites, the Baseball Cube as well as other references.  I included only players who would be 25 years old or younger in 2011.  Of course there will be a lot of errors in this, as teams are constantly acquiring and releasing players, but it may be helpful for those of you who want to know more farmhands than just those that are highly rated.  I included their 2011 age, my projected 2011 level, and my grade for each prospect along with how Houston acquired them and a blurb.  I'll post the pitching list soon.  Of course I welcome your comments.  Enjoy.

Catcher 2011 Age 2011 Level Grade  How Acquired; notes
Jason Castro 24 MLB B+ 1st rd '08; Top 100 Prospect, Struggled in MLB debut, still early.
Ben Heath 22 A+ 5th rd '10; 882 OPS in 1st pro season. Should move fast.
Chris Wallace 22 C+ 16th rd '10; 850 OPS in 1st pro season.
Frederico Hernandez 23 AA C- Int'l '07; somewhat of a breakout yr in '10.
Jon Fixler 25 AA C- 19th rd '07; bat shows underrated power, never gotten daily play.
Roberto Pena 19 A- C- 7th rd '10; struggled in pro debut, but too early to tell.
Bubby Williams 22 A C- 11th rd '09; needs to show something to avoid getting passed.
Rene Garcia 21 A+ n/a 35th rd '08
Kenny Diaz 19 A- n/a 49th rd '10
Moronta 22 A- n/a Int'l '09; good batting #'s so far, 900 OPS in 2010
Genoves 20 A- n/a Int'l '09
Gonzalez 19 Rk n/a Int'l '10
Polanco 20 A- n/a Int'l '10
Mojica 23 A- n/a Int'l '08
Comadena 25 A+ n/a NDFA '09
McCurdy 23 A- n/a NDFA '10
Parra 20 A- n/a Int'l '09
Alvarez 21 A- n/a Int'l '07
1B 2011 Age 2011 Level Grade Notes
Brett Wallace 24 MLB B- 1st rd '08 (Oswalt trade), Top 100 Prospect, struggled mightily.
Koby Clemens 24 AAA C 8th rd '05; has power and some versatility, can he limit SOs?
Kody Hinze 23 A+ C- FA '08; breakout yr in '10 (840 OPS), Lancaster awaits.
Marcus Nidiffer 24 A C- NDFA '10; great #'s (900 OPS), but was old for league.
Ditthardt 23 A- n/a NDFA '10
Valenzuela 23 A- n/a NDFA '10
Gonzalez 20 Rk n/a Int'l '09
Sanchez 20 A- n/a Int'l '09
Suniaga 20 A- n/a Int'l '09
Arrendell 23 A+ n/a Int'l '09
Rodriguez 22 A- n/a Int'l '08
2B 2011 Age 2011 Level Grade Notes
Delino DeShields Jr. 18 B+ 1st rd '10; good start, high ceiling, will make the majors.
Jimmy Paredes 22 A+ C+ Int'l '08 (Berkman trade); scouts higher than I am, can he hit?
Jose Altuve 23 AA C+ Int'l '08; Mighty Mouse consistently performs, AA will be big test.
Kike Hernandez 19 A C 6th rd '09; if he could play SS his value would be much higher.
Albert Cartwright 23 AA C 36th rd '07; breakout '10, Corpus will be telling.
Jose Vallejo 24 AAA C- Int'l '05 (Pudge trade); returned from slashed hand, forgotten.
Josh Magee 20 A- n/a 18th rd '10
Mejia 19 Rk n/a Int'l '10
Sierra 20 Rk n/a Int'l '09
Martone 19 Rk n/a Int'l '10
Barry Butera 24 A+ n/a 21st rd '09
SS 2011 Age 2011 Level Grade Notes
Jiovanni Mier 20 A+ C+ 1st rd '09, Top 100 Prospect; I see a Lancaster rebound.
Jonathan Villar 20 AA C+ Int'l '09 (Oswalt trade); not ready for AA IMHO.  Still very young.
Bautista 18 Rk C Int'l '10; signed for significant $, hasn't played yet.
Fernandez 18 A- Int'l 10; did VERY well considering his age.
Chan Moon 20 A- C- Int'l 10
Brandon Wikoff 23 AA C- 5th rd '09; disappointing high pick needs to show something soon.
Merritt 23 A- C- NDFA '10; good stats, old for level.
Solano 19 A- n/a Int'l '10
Ayarza 19 A- n/a Int'l '09
Healey 23 A n/a 27th rd '10
Figueroa 23 A n/a Int'l '09
Lovett 22 n/a FA '10
3B 2011 Age 2011 Level Grade Notes
Michael Kvasnicka 22 A C+ 1st rd '10; struggled to start, but scouts still think highly.
Erik Castro 23 A+ 10th rd '09; returns from injury likely to Lancaster, major sleeper.
Tyler Burnett 22 A C 17th rd '10; overshadowed by Kvasnicka, but has skills.
Jonathan Meyer 20 A+ C- 3rd rd '09; needs a breakout year soon and it could come in 2010.
Kyle Redinger 19 A- C- 11th rd '10; still too early to tell.
Jhonny Medrano 23 A- C- Int'l '08; had a nice '10 season.
David Flores 24 AA C- 18th rd '08; could surprise in AA but I'm not holding my breath.
Campusano 20 Rk C- Int'l '09; very young and 885 OPS last year.
Rivera 20 Rk n/a Int'l '10
Ben Orloff 24 A- n/a 9th rd '09
RF 2011 Age 2011 Level Grade Notes
Ariel Ovando 18 Rk A- Largest Int'l Signing in Franchise History; future All-Star?  EARLY.
Kelvin Vizcaino 19 Rk C- Int'l '10; another big int'l signing.
TJ Steele 24 AA C- 4th Rd '08; BA #10 Org Prospect, if healthy could breakout.
Brandon Barnes 25 AAA C- 6th rd '05; breakout yr in '10, AAA will be big test.
Bryce Lane 21 C- 41st rd '10; destroyed in Lancaster to end last year, can he repeat?
Andrew Simunic 25 A+ C- 17th rd '08; solid #'s and lots of versatility, but old for his league.
De La Rosa 19 Rk n/a Int'l '09
Vargas 20 A- n/a Int'l '09
Laguna 19 Rk n/a Int'l '10
Adam Bailey 23 A n/a 23rd rd '10
CF 2011 Age 2011 Level Grade Notes
Austin Wates 22 A+ 3rd rd '10; high ceiling and tore it up in pro debut, very high on him.
Jay Austin 20 AA B- 2nd rd '08, BA #8 Org Prospect; could struggle if rushed to AA.
Jack Shuck 24 AAA C+ 6th rd '08; fast riser profiles as 4th OF, big year in OKC raises hopes.
Jordan Scott 20 A- 14th rd '10; GM is high on him, solid #'s for age.
daniel Adamson 23 A C- 20th rd '10; good start in A-
Grant Hogue 25 A+ n/a NDFA '09
Marte 19 Rk n/a Int'l '10
Angulo 20 Rk n/a Int'l '10
Monzon 20 A- n/a Int'l '09
Brian Kemp 22 A+ n/a 19th rd '09
Infante 23 A n/a Int'l '08
LF 2011 Age 2011 Level Grade Notes
JD Martinez 23 AAA B+ 20th Rd '09; '10 SAL MVP, could be in Houston this September.
Telvin Nash 20 A C+ 3rd rd '09; breakout in '10 could continue and put him on map.
Jon Gaston 24 AA C 7th rd '08; BA #9 Org Prospect, '09 MiLB HR Leader needs rebound.
Collin DeLome 25 AAA C- 5th rd '07; BA #9 Org Prospect ('09), seemingly forgotten.
Jake Goebbert 23 A+ C- 13th rd '09; sleeper could shine in Lancaster after solid year in 2010.
King 21 A- n/a Int'l '09
Garen Wright 21 A- n/a 29th rd '09
Ryan Humphrey 22 A- n/a 15th rd '09
Renzo Tello 24 A+ n/a Int'l '08
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