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BCB Community Prospect Rankings: Vote for #1

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With the All Decade Team nearly behind us, it's time to move on to our next project: updating the BCB Community Prospect Rankings. Just like last year, a new poll will open each day to select the next player added to the list, and we'll keep naming players until we've reached a point arbitrarily selected by you, the reader, at a later date.

Here are the five candidates for the #1 spot:

Zach Braddock
Alcides Escobar
Mat Gamel
Brett Lawrie
Jonathan Lucroy

Follow the jump for more on the nominees, then vote in the poll below. Voting will remain open for 24 hours, with voting for #2 opening at 4 pm tomorrow.

Zach Braddock, LHP

Rankings:

John Sickels: 11
Brewerfan.net Power 50: 6
Baseball America: 7
FanGraphs: 4
Diamond Futures: 8
Baseball Intellect (preliminary): 6

Age: 22
Seasons in minors: 4
Top level reached in 2009: AA

2009 Statistics:
Brevard County (A+): 14 G, 1-1, 1.09 ERA, 24.2 IP, 12 H, 4 BB, 40 K
Huntsville (AA): 12 G, 2-1, 2.87 ERA, 15.2 IP, 16 H, 3 BB, 22 K

Alcides Escobar, SS

Rankings:

John Sickels: 2
Brewerfan.net Power 50: 1
Baseball America: 1
FanGraphs: 1
Diamond Futures: 1
Baseball Intellect (preliminary): NR (ineligible)

Age: 23
Seasons in minors: 6
Top level reached in 2009: MLB

2009 Statistics:
Nashville (AAA): 487 PA, .298/.353/.409, 24 2B, 6 3B, 4 HR, 76 R, 34 RBI, 42 SB, 10 CS
Milwaukee (NL): 134 PA, .304/.333/.368, 3 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 20 R, 11 RBI, 4 SB, 2 CS

Mat Gamel, 3B

Rankings:

John Sickels: 5
Brewerfan.net Power 50: 2
Baseball America: 3
FanGraphs: 3
Diamond Futures: 3
Baseball Intellect (preliminary): NR (ineligible)

Age: 24
Seasons in minors: 5
Top level reached in 2009: MLB

2009 Statistics:
Nashville (AAA): 320 PA, .278/.367/.473, 18 2B, 1 3B, 11 HR, 42 R, 48 RBI, 1 SB, 0 CS
Milwaukee (NL): 148 PA, .242/.338/.422, 6 2B, 1 3B, 5 HR, 11 R, 20 RBI, 1 SB, 0 CS

Brett Lawrie, 2B

Rankings:

John Sickels: 1
Brewerfan.net Power 50: 3
Baseball America: 2
FanGraphs: 2
Diamond Futures: 2
Baseball Intellect (preliminary): 1

Age: 19
Seasons in minors: 1
Top level reached in 2009: AA

2009 Statistics:
Wisconsin (A): 423 PA, .274/.340/.436, 18 2B, 6 3B, 13 HR, 54 R, 65 RBI, 19 SB, 13 CS
Huntsville (AA): 53 PA, .269/.283/.308, 0 2B, 1 3B, 0 HR, 6 R, 0 RBI, 0 SB, 2 CS

Jonathan Lucroy, C

Rankings:

John Sickels: 4
Brewerfan.net Power 50: 4
Baseball America: 5
FanGraphs: 5
Diamond Futures: 5
Baseball Intellect (preliminary): 3

Age: 23
Seasons in minors: 3
Top level reached in 2009: AA

2009 Statistics:
Huntsville (AA): 506 PA, .267/.380/.418, 32 2B, 2 3B, 9 HR, 61 R, 66 RBI, 1 SB, 1 CS