BlueClaws Well Represented in Baseball America Top 100

Five BlueClaws make list including three from 2017

By Lakewood BlueClaws | January 22, 2018 12:40 PM

Five former BlueClaws, including three from 2017, made Baseball America's top 100 prospects list. 


The BlueClaws were well represented on Baseball America's Top 100 Prospects list, released Monday morning. Five Phillies, all former BlueClaws players, made the list.

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Ranking (years with BlueClaws in parentheses)
16. SS JP Crawford (2013-14) - Crawford played for the BlueClaws in 2013, the year he was taken 16th overall by the Phillies, and the first half of the 2014 season before a promotion to Clearwater. In 2013, he became the first high school draftee to play for the BlueClaws in the year he was drafted. Crawford spent this year in Lehigh Valley and made his big league debut in September, becoming the 80th player to go From the Shore, to the Show.

25. RHP Sixto Sanchez (2017) - Sanchez made 13 starts with the BlueClaws this year going 5-3 with a 2.41 ERA before a promotion to Clearwater for his final five starts. He is one of just 15 players to play with the BlueClaws as an 18 year old.

31. 2B Scott Kingery (2015) - Kingery was a 2nd round pick (Arizona) in 2015 and made his professional debut with the BlueClaws after that year's All-Star Break. After hitting .250 with 11 stolen bases with Lakewood, Kingery earned his way to Reading in 2016 and hit .304 between Reading and Lehigh Valley in 2017.

84. RHP Adonis Medina (2017) - Medina spent 2017 with the BlueClaws, pitching to a 3.01 ERA over 22 starts and a 1.97 ERA over his last nine starts. He added 133 strikeouts against just 39 walks over his 119.2 innings as a BlueClaw.

100. OF Adam Haseley (2017) - Haseley, out of the University of Virginia, was the 8th overall pick in the 2017 draft. He began his career in the Gulf Coast League before moving to Williamsport and ultimately Lakewood, where he played the final 18 games of the season.

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