We’re proud to present the Baseball Prospectus Top 40 Prospects for
2002, as compiled by Rany Jazayerli.

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Baseball Prospectus 2002.

  1. Hank Blalock, 3B, Texas Rangers
  2. Josh Beckett, RHP, Florida Marlins
  3. Sean Burroughs, 3B, San Diego Padres
  4. Nick Johnson, 1B, New York Yankees
  5. Wilson Betemit, SS/3B, Atlanta Braves
  6. Carlos Pena, 1B, Oakland Athletics
  7. Joe Borchard, CF, Chicago White Sox
  8. Juan Cruz, RHP, Chicago Cubs
  9. Marlon Byrd, CF, Philadelphia Phillies
  10. Mark Teixeira, 3B, Texas Rangers
  11. Dennis Tankersley, RHP, San Diego Padres
  12. Jacob Peavy, RHP, San Diego Padres
  13. Austin Kearns, OF, Cincinnati Reds
  14. Mark Prior, RHP, Chicago Cubs
  15. Brandon Phillips, SS, Montreal Expos
  16. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B, Florida Marlins
  17. Angel Berroa, SS, Kansas City Royals
  18. Michael Cuddyer, 3B/1B/OF, Minnesota Twins
  19. Chris Snelling, OF, Seattle Mariners
  20. Jack Cust, "OF", Colorado Rockies
  21. Nick Neugebauer, RHP, Milwaukee Brewers
  22. Juan Rivera, OF, New York Yankees
  23. Carlos Hernandez, LHP, Houston Astros
  24. Ryan Anderson, LHP, Seattle Mariners
  25. Josh Phelps, C, Toronto Blue Jays
  26. Orlando Hudson, 2B, Toronto Blue Jays
  27. John Stephens, RHP, Baltimore Orioles
  28. Rafael Soriano, RHP, Seattle Mariners
  29. Justin Morneau, 1B, Minnesota Twins
  30. Ty Howington, LHP, Cincinnati Reds
  31. Morgan Ensberg, 3B, Houston Astros
  32. Corwin Malone, LHP, Chicago White Sox
  33. Alex Escobar, CF, Cleveland Indians
  34. Kenny Baugh, RHP, Detroit Tigers
  35. Jason Lane, LF, Houston Astros
  36. Ken Harvey, 1B, Kansas City Royals
  37. Bobby Hill, 2B, Chicago Cubs
  38. Nate Cornejo, RHP, Detroit Tigers
  39. Esteban German, 2B, Oakland Athletics
  40. (t) Carl Crawford, Josh Hamilton, OFs, Tampa Bay Devil Rays

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