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The Top 50: #15-#11

The Top 50: #15-#11

The Top 50 has become the Top 15, and the players on the cusp of the big league roster are in here. The pitchers waiting by the phone, the sluggers ready to step in at a moment's notice, and the future of the San Diego Padres are featured in the <b>The MadFriars Top 50 Padres Prospects</b>. <b>#15)</b> Fabian Jimenez is just 18 years old and the Padres thought highly enough of him to send him to Fort Wayne this year, his first shot at a full season league.

He spent the 2004 season in the Arizona Rookie League where his stats weren't inspiring. He went 2-6 with a 6.95 ERA and a WHIP (walks plus hits per inning pitched) of 1.94. His best outing was in his longest stint of the year, a five inning start, where he allowed two runs on one hit and three walks and struck out eight. By contrast, his worst outing was in late August when he surrendered... Recommended Stories

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