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last updated: 12/26/2002

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  Power 50
+/- Rank  Name  Level  Pos  Age 
 01 Nelson, Brad   A   1B 36 L R
  A big bat to stay one level ahead of Prince, and at first base
 02 Hendrickson, Ben   MLB   SP 38 R R
  A well deserved invitation to spring training
 03 Jones, Mike   A   MR 36 R R
  A trash can to throw away all his warm clothes in and a packaging slip to send them to Beloit
 04 Hardy, J.J.   MLB   SS 37 R R
  Veto power for the option year of Royce Clayton's contract
 05 Hart, Corey   A   OF 37 R R
  A change in rules that allows and actually encourages third baseman to throw their glove at the ball
 06 Krynzel, Dave   MLB   CF 37 L L
  A video of Johnny Damon's each and every move on the baseball field
 07 Parra, Manny   A   MR 36 L L
  An autographed photo of Jack LaLanne
 08 Fielder, Prince   A   1B 35 L R
  A promissory note from the Brewers that they'll never ever move him into the outfield
 09 Diggins, Ben   A   MR 40 R R
  An apartment with a one-season lease in the Indianapolis area
 10 Hall, Billy   MLB   3B 39 R R
  A video of his 2001 season highlights
 11 Belcher, Jason   A   RF 37 L R
  An outfielder's glove and a place to burn his catcher's mitt
new  12 Cruz, Enrique   A   SS 37 R R
  A portable DVD player to watch his favorite movies with on the end of the Milwaukee bench
1  13 Murray, Josh   A   3B 35 R R
  The nickname "The Next Eddie"
1  14 Clark, D.J.   A   LF 40 L R
  For Brewerfan to stop calling him "Darryl"
1  15 Martinez, Luis   MLB   SP 39 L L
  Mike Caldwell as a pitching coach
1  16 Pember, David   A   SP 41 S R
  Amnesia of the last 2 months of the season
 17 Carpenter, Calvin   A   SP 37 R R
  To be named Beloit's opening day starter
new  18 Ford, Matt   A   MR 38 S L
  A plane ticket to Huntsville at the end of spring training
3  19 Chavez, Ozzie   A   IF 36 S R
  To change his middle name from "Smith" to "Canseco"
2  20 Thomas, Eric M.   A   SP 38 R R
  A cease and desist order against Brewerfan calling him "Mega Thomas" every again
1  21 Johnson, Kade   A   C 41 R R
  A plane ticket to Huntsville (finally) at the end of spring training
3  22 Gold, J.M.   A   SP 39 R R
  A rubber arm
2  23 Ballouli, Khalid   A   SP 39 R R
  A career in the radio booth after his playing days are over
2  24 Liriano, Pedro   A   SP 39 R R
  A positive scouting report
2  25 Mieses, Jose   A   SP 42 R R
  A time machine back to go back to the beginning of the 2001 season
2  26 Guerrero, Cristian   MLB   RF 39 R R
  A last name change
2  27 Morris, Chris   A   CF 40 S R
  A flashlight, as a result of being in Krynzel's shadow
2  28 Zoccolillo, Peter   AAA   RF 42 L R
1  29 Moss, Steve   A   CF 35 R R
  A plane ticket to Beloit and a promise that he'll be their everyday CF
2  30 Veras, Wilton   A   3B 41 R R
  That Wes Helms will be traded again before the season
4  31 Childers, Matt   A   MR 40 R R
  The closer's role in Indianapolis
3  32 Ramirez, Carlos   A   SP 35 L L
  A different team than the Arizona Brewers in 2003
 33 Adams, Mike   MLB   CL 41 R R
  To be promoted another two levels in 2003
new  34 Lawrence, Joe   A   C 42 R R
  To not have everyone who reads his name immediately think "Whoa!"
4  35 Plasencia, Francisco   A   CF 35 L L
  A Powerflex
4  36 Scarborough, Steve   A   SS 41 R R
  A restraining order against allowing the Brewers to sign any more minor league free agent middle infielders
3  37 Scott, Bill   A   1B 40 R R
  That Baseball America had never brought his raking ability up
3  38 Raburn, Johnny   A   IF 40 S R
  To also sign Scarborough's restraining order against the Brewers
 39 Crabbe, Callix   A   UT 36 S R
  An apology from Doug Melvin about his statement that Enrique Cruz was the second baseman of the future
 40 Stavros, Tony   A   CL 39 R R
  A defined role
 41 Wilhelmsen, Tom   A   MR 35 R R
  Another 5 MPH on his fastball, to push it to an even 100
6  42 Steitz, Jon   A   MR 39 R R
  Glasses, a bigger strike zone and lots and lots of mojo
6  43 Villanueva, Froilan   A   C 41 R R
  To not fall from grace quite as far in 2003
6  44 Ramirez, Manny   A   1B 37 R R
  An afro and a $100 million contract from Boston
new  45 Paz, Rich   A   UT 42 R R
  For everyone to stop calling him "Pez"
4  46 Artman, Dane   A   SP 37 L L
  To be taken off the Power 50, just so he can have the pressure off, finally
4  47 Richardson, Judd   A   SP 39 L R
  All the Canadien jokes to stop, eh?
4  48 Breslow, Craig   A   MR 39 L L
  A framed and autographed Sid Roberson jersey
4  49 Hall, Dan   A   SP 40 R R
  To stop being put next to Bo Hall on the Power 50
4  50 Hall, Bo   MLB   MR 39 R R
  To stop being last on the Power 50

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