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Prospect Predictions for 2009 – Part I

Josh Thole is predicted to lead the farm in OBP

With the kickoff of open minor league camp growing closer with each day, offers its predictions of who will finish atop certain statistical categories for position players and pitchers. We ask—Who will lead in wins? Who will lead in ERA? Who will hit the most home runs? Look inside for the answers…and more.

For Starting Pitchers Most Wins: Scott Shaw – Dylan Owen's 12 victories led the system in 2008 and while he should notch double-digit wins for the second consecutive season, Shaw's presence at the front of what is shaping up to be a formidable St. Lucie staff and potent lineup behind him should propel the right-hander to the top of the list. Brad Holt may be the juicer pick, but a potential... Recommended Stories