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21
ROBERT BROWNLIE
ST U NJ RUTGERS
RHP
R/R
6'0"
210
10/05/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Strong, compact, durable body. Looks taller than he is. Body similar to Rick Reed. Does it easy with live, quick arm. Ball jumps out of hand. Late-darting hammer knuckle curve is out pitch. Circle change is a late diver.
32
LUKE HAGERTY
BALL ST U
LHP
R/L
6'7"
230
04/01/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Mark Mulder-type body. Lean, lanky build on large frame. Long arms, strong legs. Loose arm with average fastball. Tight slider with downward, three-quarter tilt, occasionally bites late. Change sinks.
36
CHADD BLASKO
PURDUE U
RHP
R/R
6'6"
215
03/09/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Extra tall with long, lean legs. Fastball with sink. Downer curveball with fair bite. Tries to use both sides of plate. Power arm.
38
MATTHEW CLANTON
ORANGE COAST COL
RHP
R/R
6'2"
210
04/16/1981
JR
COMMENT: Big, strong, well-proportioned. Built like Darren Dreifort. Live arm, Major League fastball with occasional plus tailing movement. Sinks when down. Major League movement on sinking circle change. Tight rotation on both downer and sweep curveballs. Good arm speed. Challenges hitters. Hides ball well.
56
BRIAN DOPIRAK
DUNEDIN HS
1B
R/R
6'4"
225
12/20/1983
HS
COMMENT: A physical horse, solid muscle throughout. Well-conditioned athlete. Physically mature, built similar to young Jose Canseco. Powerful stroke with light tower, raw power. Really puts on show during batting practice. Good bat speed with extension and lift in swing. Ball really jumps off bat. Good carry on throws from outfield. Fair actions around bag. Some stiffness in actions, but agile enough to play corner outfield
62
JUSTIN JONES
KELLAM HS
LHP
L/L
6'4"
185
09/25/1984
HS
COMMENT: Long, slender frame. Rangy with plenty of room to fill out. John Smiley-like build. Loose arm, good extension and balance. Lively fastball with late run and sink. Three-quarter tilt curve, occasionally goes backdoor. Good feel for playable change that has late, diving action. Aggressive, hits spots. Has idea on mound, poised, good rhythm.
93
WILLIAM PETRICK
MORRIS HS
RHP
R/R
6'6"
220
04/29/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Extra-large, big-boned frame. Fair arm speed. Good fastball velocity with occasional down sink. Fair rotation, late-biting downer curveball. Circle change with occasional deception still developing. Around plate with three pitches. Raw arm strength but crude mechanics. Football player.
96
MATTHEW CRAIG
U RICHMOND
SS
S/R
6'2"
198
04/16/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Narrow, rangy build. Wiry-strong build, similar to Jay Bell. Good idea at plate. Handles bat well from both sides, but better as lefty. Gap-to-gap and flashes power from left. Playable glove and solid arm. Better runner underway. Knows the game.
112
RICHARD HILL
U MICHIGAN
LHP
L/L
6'4"
185
03/11/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Slender, narrow frame. Long, loose limbs, like Oakland's Mark Mulder. Fastball has easy tailing action with occasional jump and will turn over occasionally. Velocity 88-89 mph, topping out at 90. Occasional curveball has some bite. Straight change deceptive at times, shows promise. Tries to move ball around.
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.
153
SHAWN SCOBEE
RIO LINDA HS
CF
R/R
6'1"
205
10/11/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
183
CHRISTOPHER WALKER
GEORGIA SOUTHERN U
OF
R/R
5'8"
180
07/03/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Marvin Benard body type. Tries to slap down on ball. Defensively gets excellent read off bat, first step and route to ball. Just goes and gets it. Tough to pitch to. Line-drive swing, makes contact. Gets out of box well. Legit runner with baseball tools, kind pitchers love to have playing behind them. Self-made player.
213
JOEY MONAHAN
LIBERTY U
SS
R/R
5'11"
185
01/14/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
243
JASON FRANSZ
U OKLAHOMA
LF
R/R
6'3"
212
02/05/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
273
ADAM GREENBERG
U NORTH CAROLINA
RF
L/L
5'9"
170
02/21/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
303
KEITH BUTLER
LIBERTY U
OF
R/R
5'10"
180
08/11/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
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.
363
JASON WYLIE
U UTAH
RHP
R/R
6'5"
220
05/27/1981
4YR
COMMENT:
393
JAMES HOFFPAUIR
LAMAR U
RF
L/L
6'3"
185
03/01/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
423
ROCKY CHERRY
U OKLAHOMA
RHP
R/R
6'5"
215
08/19/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT: Extra-large frame, tall and angular. Body similar to Eric Plunk. Fair mechanics. Fastball occasionally near average with some sink. Slider has tight rotation, at times with strike zone tilt. Uses splitter for changeup with occasional down movement. Good pitcher's body.
453
CLIFTON MEDLIN
SEMINOLE ST COL
C
R/R
6'1"
205
03/03/1982
JR
 
COMMENT: Large, physically mature frame. Strong, well-proportioned body similar to Tyler Houston. Strength in swing. Occasional line-drive power. Arm is best tool. Throws have proper rotation and on-line carry. Physical makeup for catcher.
483
JEMEL SPEARMAN
GEORGIA SOUTHERN U
SS
R/R
6'0"
190
12/27/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Body similar to Barry Larkin. Slight spread, square stance at plate. Athletic with live body. Good first step at shortstop. Soft, quick hands. Can hammer and drive gaps. Occasional good run times. Quick athlete.
513
FORREST BEVERLY
CONWAY HS
LHP
R/L
6'3"
200
03/03/1984
HS
COMMENT: Large frame, sturdy build, similar to Darren Oliver. Delivery tad herky-jerky with some effort. Flashes average fastball (87-89 mph) with fringe tail, sink, best when down. Slurve-type curveball especially effective vs. lefties. Big, strong with enough arm. Needs better control and consistency.
543
DONALD HOOD
KENNESAW ST COL
SS
R/R
6'0"
180
12/30/1978
4YR
 
COMMENT:
573
THOMAS ATLEE
LAMAR U
RHP
R/R
5'10"
200
08/06/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT: Stocky, physically mature body. Quick yet smooth delivery presents solid average to plus velocity fastball with tailing life. Has a plus out pitch in hard, tight, sharply biting slider that gets depth through zone.
603
MATTHEW HINES
OLIVET NAZARENE U
RHP
R/R
6'7"
220
05/13/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
633
PAUL O'TOOLE
U NOTRE DAME
C
L/R
6'1"
210
02/24/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
663
TAYLOR TEAGARDEN
CREEKVIEW HS
C
R/R
6'0"
190
12/21/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Well-proportioned, athletic body. Strength and extension in arching swing. Makes strong, accelerating, on-line throws with carry. Effortless exchange. Runs better underway.
693
STEPHEN O'SULLIVAN
MARIST COL
SS
R/R
6'0"
180
03/08/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
723
J THURMOND
WINTHROP U
RHP
R/R
5'11"
185
10/02/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
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