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35
JEREMY BROWN
U ALABAMA
C
R/R
5'10"
210
10/25/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT: Medium, squatty build. Unloads ball quick. Swings bat very aggressively. Shows long ball power. Handles pitchers well. Comes to beat you. Gets dirty.
44
JOSEPH VOTTO
RICHVIEW COLLEGIATE INSTI
C
L/R
6'3"
205
09/10/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Large, strong frame. Body similar to Darren Fletcher. Fluid uppercut swing. Aggressive hitter who attacks ball. Loose arm with good action and proper rotation. Catches ball and blocks plate. Impressive physical specimen. Hard worker.
45
COREY SHAFER
CHOCTAW HS
C
L/L
6'3"
210
12/17/1982
HS
 
COMMENT: Large frame. Strong, well-proportioned build. Physically similar to Clint Hurdle. Aggressive make-up, plays hard. Slight open, semi-crouch stance. Proper mechanics in hitting approach. Strength and quickness is swing with power potential. Outfield reactions and instincts show proper technique. Bat and power are pluses.
47
ADAM DONACHIE
TIMBERCREEK HS
C
R/R
6'2"
180
03/03/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Long, loose, wiry frame. Good athlete. Built similar to Craig Counsell. Switch-hitter with fair bat speed through zone. Line-drive hitter with doubles power. Solid makeup. Fluid, easy arm with overhand release. Sure-handed with proper mechanics receiving ball. Still developing as receiver.
64
BRIAN MCCANN
DULUTH HS
C
L/R
6'3"
190
02/20/1984
HS
COMMENT: Body similar to Jorge Fabregas. Left-handed hitting catcher with some pop. Flashes bat speed and will drive it to gaps. Occasionally hammers it. Advanced defensively. Quick, soft hands. Lets ball come to him and absorbs it. Quick release with good carry. Polished player.
68
CHRISTOPHER SNYDER
U HOUSTON
C
R/R
6'4"
225
02/12/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Extra-large frame. Physically impressive. Good arm strength, easy with on-line carry. Strong hands. Smooth transfer with quick release. Raw pull power with length and lift in swing. Leader on field, takes control of game. Excellent make up, instincts for game.
91
MICHAEL NIXON
SUNNYSLOPE HS
C
R/R
6'2"
210
08/17/1983
HS
 
COMMENT:
123
SAMUEL RICK
PALATKA HS
C
L/R
6'3"
205
09/08/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Tall, lean and wiry. Eddie Taubensee-type build. Good carry on throws. Frames well behind plate. Ball comes off bat with authority. Pull hitter with some long-ball power. Dedicated player that loves to play. Works hard at game.
128
JOHN BAKER
U CALIFORNIA
C
L/R
6'1"
220
01/20/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
141
NEIL WILSON
VERO BEACH SENIOR HS
C
R/R
6'1"
190
12/07/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Large frame. Built like Dan Wilson. Well-balanced hitting approach. Strength in swing. Can drive ball into gaps and hit occasional home run. Good defensive skills. Can handle wood. Also played third base.
143
NICHOLAS HUNDLEY
LAKE WASHINGTON SR HS
C
R/R
6'1"
190
09/08/1983
HS
COMMENT: Tall frame, lean, well-proportioned build, similar to A.J. Hinch. Wide, crouched stance, flashes direct stroke with line-drive gap power. Strong arm with tight, overhand release through bag when sets feet. Confident, one-handed receiver. Converted infielder.
155
BRYAN HARVEY
BANDYS SCHOOL
C
R/R
6'2"
180
01/05/1984
HS
COMMENT: Medium, well-proportioned frame. Lanky build. Mostly compact three-quarter delivery, finishes to side with spin. Father is former Major Leaguer Bryan Harvey. Clean, live arm action with limited effort. Near-plus life on fastball. Tailing, hard, low sink with occasional run. Velocity jumps each of past three years. Curve has some strikeout zone feel. Change will be OK third pitch. Goes by "Kris."
162
JOSHUA BELL
NORTH SIDE HS
C
R/R
6'0"
200
07/03/1984
HS
COMMENT: Medium frame. Strong, well-built athlete. Durable body similar to Jason Bere. Proper delivery mechanics. Good arm action. Fastball has occasional late movement in zone. Curveball is out pitch with tight rotation, big 12-to-6 break. Slider has proper rotation and plane. Throws occasional change. Also catches.
175
JOHN SHORSHER
SAN JOSE ST U
C
R/R
6'2"
205
10/08/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Well-developed, solid body, similar to Jeff Reed. Bent knee stance to hit. Improved over last year. Bat is quicker. More agility behind the plate. Can catch and throw, durable, can catch every day. Comes from good background.
207
JAMES ANDERSON
U CALIFORNIA
C
R/R
6'2"
200
08/03/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Plenty of life and bounce in a well-conditioned, athletic frame. Tom Lampkin-type with steadily improving defensive talents. Quick, aggressive stroke and alley power. Leader who plays with enthusiasm.
226
RYAN HUBELE
U TEXAS
C
R/R
5'10"
183
09/09/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
249
RYAN MAHONEY
CARMEL HS
C
L/R
6'4"
225
05/11/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
252
TYLER PARKER
GEORGIA TECH
C
R/R
6'3"
210
05/13/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Javy Lopez body type. Athletic, very strong catcher. Easy throws with good carry. Aggressive at plate, flashing bat speed. Drives gaps.
254
CHRISTOPHER LEROUX
ST JOSEPH SS
C
L/R
6'4"
200
04/14/1984
HS
COMMENT: Tall, large frame. Angular, athletic build, similar to Ben Davis. Arm strength with short, quick release and on-line carry with proper rotation. Catches ball, soft hands, frames well, blocks ball. Fluid, uppercut swing. No fear. Lift in swing for some raw power.
255
STEVEN BOOTH
U SAN FRANCISCO
C
R/R
6'1"
215
08/14/1979
4YR
COMMENT: Very muscular body. Solid, strong forearms and wrists, similar to Damian Miller. Good ability behind plate. Blocks pitches and keeps ball in front of him. Enough arm to throw out runners. Making better contact. Tough out with some pop. Good makeup.
258
MATHEW TUPMAN
U MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL
C
L/R
6'0"
190
11/25/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT: Well built athletic frame. Looks like and has similar actions to former big leaguer Geoff Zahn. Good athlete. Strong, accurate arm. Quick release, loves to show it. Sure, soft hands. Quick feet, shifts to ball well. Spray hitter, quick stroke. Takes charge. Calls own game. Has added strength. Hard-nosed. Durable.
289
JEREMY FROST
U CENTRAL FLORIDA
C
R/R
6'3"
210
11/19/1979
4YR
COMMENT: Athletic frame, close to physical maturity. Build similar to Javy Lopez. Solid arm. Throws have good, on-line carry with overhand release. Sure-handed receiver. Blocks well enough. Strength in swing to drive ball to all fields. Agile for size. Good outfield instincts. Shows good defensive skills behind plate. Can steal base occasionally. Good athleticism.
290
LUKE CARLIN
NORTHEASTERN U
C
S/R
5'11"
185
11/20/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Medium build. Lean, wiry, hungry look. Live and athletic body, similar to Brad Ausmus. Take-charge guy. Like to show off strong arm, quick release. Seat-touching setup. Sure hands. Quick feet. Switch-hitting, spray, contact, bat-control stroke. Aggressive, alley power. Steals bases. Good catch-and-throw, defensive receiver.
302
KYLE PHILLIPS
EL CAPITAN HS
C
L/R
6'2"
200
04/03/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
309
MICHAEL PIERCE
CLOVIS HS
C
R/R
6'3"
185
04/19/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Large frame, lean and slender. Alters hitting mechanics often. Throws on-line with carry, loose and easy. Soft, sure hands, seldom drops ball. Frames and blocks well. Lateral movement OK, flexible. Puts bat on ball. Calls good game. Works well with pitcher and umpire.
319
BRIAN HERNANDEZ
JOHN I LEONARD HS
C
R/R
6'1"
180
11/04/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Medium build, stocky frame. Solid glove action, soft hands. Blocks ball in dirt well. Arm strength with acceleration. Bat speed through zone. Gap-to-gap power. Makes solid contact. Has bounce behind plate and like to throw to bases. Hard worker, good makeup.
323
PATRICK ARLIS
U ILLINOIS
C
R/R
6'0"
215
12/18/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Strong, durable catcher's body with good flexibility and agility. Plus arm with quick, easy release. Sound hitting mechanics. Surprising speed and a solid baserunner. Durable, hard-nosed, take-charge player and hard worker.
333
CHRISTOPHER MILLER *
U CALIFORNIA
C
R/R
6'2"
215
09/12/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Strong body, durable, loose and flexible. Strong, heavy legs, similar to Greg Myers. Major League arm complimented by quick release. Sets up well defensively. Quick hands. Quick, compact swing. Hard-nosed, tough competitor.
359
TRENT PRATT
AUBURN U
C
R/R
0'0"
0
08/25/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
361
THOMAS OWEN
WICHITA ST U
C
R/R
6'0"
200
09/15/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
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