Successful Minor League Batters: Class of 2013

Here is a list of players who played for the minor leagues in 2013 and had success in the majors in 2013.  This list was derived by culling the rosters of AAA, AA, and A+ minor leagues and comparing them with the WAA results of 2013.  Unlike pitchers only 5 players made it in MLB with a WAA >~ 1.  This will improve when we cull names from the 2012 minor league rosters to see who is making it in the majors.

Update: There was a bug in my script that truncated batters to only 5.  I caught it because Will Middlebrooks played significant time in AAA and was missing from this list.  There are now 6.

Wil Myers

Year WAA BA/IP OBP/ERA PA/G RBI/W R/L Name_Tm BAT/PITCH
2010 0.9 0.346 0.453 247 38 28 Wil_Myers_Wilmington_Blue_Rocks_KCA_car BAT
2011 -0.7 0.254 0.353 416 49 50 Wil_Myers_Northwest_Arkansas_Naturals_KCA_tex BAT
2012 3.9 0.304 0.378 439 79 66 Wil_Myers_Omaha_Storm_Chasers_KCA_pcl BAT
2012 3.0 0.343 0.414 152 30 32 Wil_Myers_Northwest_Arkansas_Naturals_KCA_tex BAT
2013 4.4 0.286 0.356 289 57 44 Wil_Myers_Durham_Bulls_TBA_int BAT
2013 2.6 0.295 0.353 368 53 49 Wil_Myers_TBA BAT

Khris Davis

Year WAA BA/IP OBP/ERA PA/G RBI/W R/L Name_Tm BAT/PITCH
2011 3.6 0.309 0.415 371 68 50 Khris_Davis_Brevard_County_Manatees_MIL_fla BAT
2011 -0.8 0.210 0.272 136 16 10 Khris_Davis_Huntsville_Stars_MIL_sl BAT
2012 1.0 0.310 0.414 140 24 23 Khris_Davis_Nashville_Sounds_MIL_pcl BAT
2012 1.4 0.383 0.484 154 23 23 Khris_Davis_Huntsville_Stars_MIL_sl BAT
2013 0.2 0.255 0.349 281 37 35 Khris_Davis_Nashville_Sounds_MIL_pcl BAT
2013 2.3 0.279 0.353 153 27 27 Khris_Davis_MIL BAT

Yasiel Puig

Year WAA BA/IP OBP/ERA PA/G RBI/W R/L Name_Tm BAT/PITCH
2012 -0.2 0.327 0.407 59 4 10 Yasiel_Puig_Rancho_Cucamonga_Quakes_LAN_cal BAT
2013 3.1 0.313 0.383 167 37 26 Yasiel_Puig_Chattanooga_Lookouts_LAN_sl BAT
2013 1.7 0.319 0.391 432 42 66 Yasiel_Puig_LAN BAT

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Kole Calhoun

Year WAA BA/IP OBP/ERA PA/G RBI/W R/L Name_Tm BAT/PITCH
2011 3.4 0.324 0.410 594 99 94 Kole_Calhoun_Inland_Empire_66ers_ANA_cal BAT
2012 3.6 0.298 0.369 463 73 79 Kole_Calhoun_Salt_Lake_Bees_ANA_pcl BAT
2012 -0.3 0.174 0.240 25 1 2 Kole_Calhoun_ANA BAT
2013 3.5 0.354 0.431 274 49 48 Kole_Calhoun_Salt_Lake_Bees_ANA_pcl BAT
2013 1.6 0.282 0.347 222 32 29 Kole_Calhoun_ANA BAT

Will Middlebrooks

Year WAA BA/IP OBP/ERA PA/G RBI/W R/L Name_Tm BAT/PITCH
2010 3.1 0.276 0.331 481 70 69 Will_Middlebrooks_Salem_Red_Sox_BOS_car BAT
2011 4.8 0.302 0.345 397 80 54 Will_Middlebrooks_Portland_Sea_Dogs_BOS_east BAT
2011 -0.2 0.161 0.200 60 8 4 Will_Middlebrooks_Pawtucket_Red_Sox_BOS_int BAT
2012 2.6 0.333 0.380 100 27 18 Will_Middlebrooks_Pawtucket_Red_Sox_BOS_int BAT
2012 2.7 0.288 0.325 286 54 34 Will_Middlebrooks_BOS BAT
2013 1.9 0.268 0.327 196 35 25 Will_Middlebrooks_Pawtucket_Red_Sox_BOS_int BAT
2013 1.4 0.227 0.271 374 49 41 Will_Middlebrooks_BOS BAT

Avisail Garcia

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Year WAA BA/IP OBP/ERA PA/G RBI/W R/L Name_Tm BAT/PITCH
2011 -0.8 0.264 0.297 515 56 53 Avisail_Garcia_Lakeland_Flying_Tigers_DET_fla BAT
2012 0.3 0.312 0.345 226 22 31 Avisail_Garcia_Erie_SeaWolves_DET_east BAT
2012 1.9 0.289 0.324 287 36 47 Avisail_Garcia_Lakeland_Flying_Tigers_DET_fla BAT
2012 -0.2 0.319 0.373 51 3 7 Avisail_Garcia_DET BAT
2013 0.8 0.417 0.500 28 4 9 Avisail_Garcia_Lakeland_Flying_Tigers_DET_fla BAT
2013 1.5 0.374 0.410 156 23 23 Avisail_Garcia_Toledo_Mud_Hens_DET_int BAT
2013 0.9 0.370 0.469 32 9 6 Avisail_Garcia_Charlotte_Knights_CHA_int BAT
2013 0.4 0.241 0.273 88 10 12 Avisail_Garcia_DET BAT
2013 0.4 0.304 0.327 168 21 19 Avisail_Garcia_CHA BAT
2013 0.8 0.283 0.309 256 31 31 Avisail_Garcia_TOT BAT