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193
MATTHEW CAPPS
ROBERT S ALEXANDER HS
RHP
R/R
6'2"
220
09/03/1983
HS
COMMENT: Body similar to former Major Leaguer Tommy Greene. As part-time catcher, he also throws with quick arm action. Fairly clean delivery. Naturally strong. Some sneaky armside run to fastball. Ability to reach back for it. Hard, tight, downward-breaking curve. Some feel for change.
194
JEFFREY AUTREY
U NORTH CAROLINA
RHP
R/R
6'3"
210
01/26/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
195
COREY WACHMAN
VALDOSTA ST U
RHP
R/R
6'0"
183
10/16/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Same body type as Richie Lewis. Life in body. Very quick arm, easy delivery. Fastball has some hop, arm-side life. Compact, fairly clean delivery for sneaky fastball life. Hard, slurvy slider with some downward tilt, some tight rotation. Hard worker with good arm being brought along as closer.
196
PAUL HENRY
BALL ST U
RHP
R/R
6'3"
190
06/27/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
198
JONAH BAYLISS
TRINITY COL
RHP
R/R
6'2"
210
08/13/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Strong, athletic build. Long arms for height and body type. Mike Stanton look. Loose, quick arm with medium effort. OK spotting fastball with occasional late pop. Has a slurve-like slider. Durable body.
199
THOMAS WILHELMSEN
TUCSON HIGH MAGNET
RHP
R/R
6'6"
190
12/16/1983
HS
COMMENT: Extremely slender frame. Long, loose arm speed through high _ slot. Creates downhill plane. Very good fastball. Able to reach back for more when needed. Arm-side life over inner third of plate. Maintains velocity from stretch. Fair feel for pitching.
202
ANDREW TISDALE
CHAPMAN U
RHP
R/R
6'0"
190
06/09/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Well-built- raw-boned frame. Good command on hard slider, his go-to pitch. Two-seam fastball sinks and runs in on righties. Occasionally throws down-breaking curve when ahead. Has decent three-finger changeup. Not easy to pick up with lots of arms and legs. Aggressive approach. Hard worker.
206
BRIAN GRANT
C B AYCOCK HS
RHP/SS
R/R
6'4"
185
08/16/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Medium-large frame. Lanky build similar to Kris Benson. Was starting SS in high school and used as closer. Velocity is creeping up. Some tail, some sink when down. High, three-quarter curve with desired velocity.
208
JASON NEIGHBORGALL
RIVERSIDE HS
RHP
R/R
6'4"
185
12/19/1983
HS
COMMENT: Medium, slender frame. Roger McDowell-type body. Lightning-quick arm. High-90s fastball with tail and sink, occasional hop. Three-quarter curve features solid, average break. Fastball in zone, but curve getting more strikeouts. Limited use of change, but has third-pitch potential.
209
ROBERT READ
FLORIDA ST U
RHP
R/R
6'1"
190
07/12/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Medium, wiry, well-proportioned build, similar to David Cone. Good life to fastball when down in zone. Late, hard break to slider, out pitch. Quick, loose arm with good extension. Likes to compete. Has idea. Enough fastball to keep hitters honest.
215
PATRICK CLAYTON
WALTON HS
RHP
R/R
6'5"
220
08/13/1984
HS
COMMENT: Same type body as Kerry Wood. Gets inside fastball at times. Arm drops and gets under stuff. Quick, strong arm. Does it easy when delivery in sync. Heavy fastball sinks and runs. Gets ground balls. Slurvy curveball is tight and down. Good arm speed on change. Good wrist with all. Some feel for forkball. Still growing into body.
217
MICHAEL MUSGRAVE
OCALA FOREST
RHP
R/R
6'2"
185
04/10/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
219
MATTHEW HENRIE
CLEMSON U
RHP
L/R
6'2"
205
11/28/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
225
OCFUSKE KING
NORTHWESTERN ST U
RHP
R/R
6'3"
215
09/12/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
227
FRIEDEL PINKSTON
HART COUNTY HS
RHP
R/R
6'3"
195
02/03/1984
HS
COMMENT: Livan Hernandez-body type. Drop-and-drive type delivery. Athletic, very quick arm. Some sink to fastball, occasional cutting action fastball takes off into righties when drops down, and sets up curve away. Curveball flashes tight, downward action. Some feel for change.
229
STEPHEN KAHN
SERVITE HS
RHP
L/R
6'2"
205
12/14/1983
HS
COMMENT: Good size, large boned. Strong, quick arm with power pitcher potential. Fastball cruises at 90 mph, with downward, cutting action. Maintains velocity, challenges hitters. Makings of a slider. Could be innings eater.
230
TROY PICKFORD
ORAL ROBERTS U
RHP
R/R
6'8"
210
08/09/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
233
RYAN WARPINSKI
TEXAS A&M U
RHP
R/R
6'3"
205
06/30/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Large frame. Major League pitcher's body. Quick, live, easy arm. Works properly with sound delivery. Throws downhill with occasional bore life in on righties. Tight curve with occasional late snap. Change has plus-life, late sink at zone with deception. Big and strong with solid makeup.
234
JAMES HOLCOMB
U NEVADA
RHP
R/R
6'4"
195
11/28/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Kris Benson-type body with slender, slim build. Good pitcher's body. Fastball has velocity but straight. Has good arm strength. Good motion on change. Curve rotates down with some snap. Slider fair when he stays on top.
235
LUKE STEIDLMAYER
U CALIFORNIA
RHP
R/R
6'5"
195
08/13/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Tall. Build similar to Andy Ashby. Overhand arm slot, good delivery. Fastball is best pitch, most 89-91. Curveball has tumbling action. Nickel break to slider. Good poise and mound presence. Good kid with a burning desire to be a pro player.
240
SEAN TRACEY
U CALIFORNIA
RHP
L/R
6'3"
210
11/14/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Big, well-proportioned, athletic physique, similar to Darren Dreifort. Fastball with tailing movement, occasionally plus pitch. Good arm speed. Hides ball well. High leg kick. Aggressive, good competitor. Challenges hitters, works fast.
247
CLAYTON HENSLEY
LAMAR U
RHP
R/R
5'11"
180
08/31/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
248
LEVI BURTON
WESTERN CAROLINA U
RHP
R/R
6'4"
220
06/02/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Physical specimen. Big and strong. Heavy muscle but not bulky. Goes by "Jared." Fastball has down tail and sink. Curveball has decent snap. Slider flashes quick tilt. Competes well, very athletic.
251
WILLIAM WESTHOFF
U DALLAS
RHP
R/R
6'0"
195
01/18/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Well-proportioned, athletic body, like Danny Graves. Loose, live arm with good movement when allows arm to work. Most fastballs average velocity with occasional running action. Tight-rotating curve has high _-break. Also throws straight change. Athletic off mound, fields position well. Improved pitchability each year. Goes by "Billy."
257
CHRISTOPHER BARLOW
LE MOYNE COL
RHP
R/R
6'6"
215
11/11/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Lean look. Long arms and legs. Body type similar to John Halama. Plus late sink and tail to 2-seam fastball. Throws ground balls. Occasional late, snappy, short downer slider. Good idea of zone.
261
JOHN TETUAN
WICHITA ST U
RHP
R/R
6'0"
205
09/16/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
262
STEVEN HERCE
RICE U
RHP
R/R
6'3"
220
03/23/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Big, strong, durable body. Large frame. Average arm. Comfort zone 88-90 mph with tail and occasional sink. Out pitch is spiked curveball with quick, tight, downward break and occasional plus bite. Feel for change, fades and sinks with deception. Works quick.
266
RUSSELL SAVICKAS
JOHNSTON HS
RHP
R/R
6'3"
170
07/30/1983
HS
COMMENT: Lanky, long, wiry, needle-like body. Long arms and legs. Built like Jamie Moyer. Athletic, loose, live, strong arm. Fastball mostly 88-89, runs, tails and has some sink down in zone. Overhand, downer curveball is out pitch. Mound presence. Goes at hitters. Top quality person.
269
ROBERT HARRAND
SAN DIEGO ST U
RHP
R/R
6'5"
205
01/11/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Good pitcher's frame. Angular, well-proportioned, long extremities. Similar to Darryl Kile. Loose, easy arm action and delivery. Late, heavy life on 88-89 mph fastball. Fair arm speed. Good balance and follow through. Downer curve when stays on top. Fair movement and deception on circle change.
270
TODD DEININGER
TEXAS A&M U
RHP
R/R
6'3"
200
09/04/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
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