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8
SCOTT MOORE
CYPRESS HS
SS
L/R
6'2"
180
11/17/1983
HS
COMMENT: Long-limbed, athletic build. Solid frame. Big bopper hitting style. Power stroke, maximum extension with lift to swing. Good bat speed and turns it loose. Plus-homer potential. Anticipates and stays alert. Aggressive on bases.
49
BRENT CLEVLEN
WESTWOOD HS
CF
R/R
6'2"
190
10/27/1983
HS
COMMENT: Medium-large frame. Good body. Quiet, balanced hitting approach with high hands. Strength and quickness in stroke to drive ball out of park. Hits ball with authority. Ball jumps off bat. Average arm with carry and playable outfield skills. Average runner. Also pitches.
80
CURTIS GRANDERSON
U ILLINOIS
OF
L/R
6'1"
185
03/16/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Good athletic frame. Well-toned and strong. Fair bat speed, occasional power. Long, strong stride; average speed to 1B. Adequate under way. Solid, average, playable arm. Adequate range. Skills for corner outfielder. Plays hard.
87
MATTHEW PENDER
KENNESAW ST U
RHP
R/R
6'5"
215
06/11/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Same type body as Kyle Farnsworth, lean and strong. Quick arm delivers fastball with some arm-side run, occasional cutting action. Tight-rotating slurvy curveball with some down tilt. Gaining feel for change.
110
ROBERT SOVIE
STRATFORD ACADEMY
OF
R/R
6'0"
200
11/24/1983
HS
COMMENT: Same body type as Larry Walker. Good athlete with baseball tools. Generates bat speed, natural strength. Line drive, gaps-type hitter. Good first step in center field, comes in extremely well. Loaded with athletic ability. Track standout in 100 and 200 meters.
140
CLARENCE FLOWERS
WALTHER LUTHERAN HS
CF
R/R
6'0"
185
11/12/1983
HS
COMMENT: Medium, athletic frame. Strength in hands for bat speed and power. Playable, close to average arm. Adequate instincts, range, skills to play corner outfield. Runs hard, average to 1B, adequate under way. Solid makeup. Nicknamed "Bo."
170
CHRIS MAPLES
U NORTH CAROLINA
RHP
R/R
5'11"
185
10/31/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
200
WILTON REYNOLDS
ORAL ROBERTS U
OF
R/R
6'4"
195
03/05/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
230
TROY PICKFORD
ORAL ROBERTS U
RHP
R/R
6'8"
210
08/09/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
260
MARCOS HERNANDEZ
JUAN PONCE DE LEON HS
LHP
L/L
6'3"
185
05/25/1984
HS
COMMENT: Large frame, loose athletic body. Resembled ex-big leaguer Bruce Hurst. Fastball bores in naturally on lefties. Three-quarter curve. Maintains arm speed on changeup. Good concentration. Not many innings on arm.
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.
320
JOEL ZUMAYA
BONITA VISTA HS
RHP
R/R
6'3"
215
11/09/1984
HS
COMMENT: Heavy, large-boned frame. Good upper body strength, strong arms, conditioned legs. Three-quarter to low three-quarter delivery. Obvious quick arm speed. Boring life on heavy, 89-90 fastball. Will break some bats. Deceptive circle change with occasional late sink.
350
COREY HAMMAN
MONTCLAIR ST COL
LHP
L/L
6'2"
200
04/12/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
380
ANTHONY REYES
U SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
RHP
R/R
6'1"
213
10/16/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Strong build. Quick leg lift and big tuck. Most fastballs 88-89 with some running life. Location makes sweeping curveball with some tilt, effective. Fine arm speed. Mixes pitches well. Work-horse type with physical attributes of power pitcher. Very focused, hard worker and coachable.
410
JASON GRAHAM
U CENTRAL FLORIDA
RHP
R/R
6'3"
195
09/24/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT: Loose and athletic look. Good pitcher's body, built like Orel Hershiser. Two-seam fastball has sink and tail when down in zone. Also throws four-seamer. Slider has occasional late bite with depth. Clean arm action. Good athlete with raw arm strength. First year pitching. Tough to see his pitches. Converted outfielder. Attended Kentucky as a freshman.
440
JESSE CARLSON
U CONNECTICUT
LHP
L/L
6'1"
160
12/31/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
470
MICHAEL SMITH
VALDOSTA ST U
LHP
L/L
6'6"
200
07/08/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Body similar to Chuck Finley. Brings hands high then pumps down to belt before separation. Tall, finesse-type lefty. Strikes out batters with all three pitches. Curveball flashes tight rotation. Slurve-slider is best pitch, sharp, late, will run in on right-handed hitters.
500
ROBERT WATSON
OKLAHOMA ST U
SS
R/R
5'9"
180
12/31/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
530
JACOB COASH
CANYON HS
LHP
L/L
6'4"
220
05/07/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
560
RAFAEL MENDEZ
NOTRE DAME HS
C
R/R
6'0"
190
04/24/1984
HS
COMMENT: Strong, stocky, medium frame, resembles Carlos Baerga. Proper hitting approach. Strong, quick, fluid uppercut swing. Can hit with power to opposite field. Playable hands. Reads ball well off bat. Shows arm strength. Durable, hard worker with good baseball habits. Mature mind and body. Some catching and first base experience.
590
JASON KENNEDY
U MINNESOTA
OF
R/R
6'2"
200
10/24/1978
4YR
 
COMMENT:
620
COREY LOOMIS
BOWLING GREEN ST U
2B
L/R
6'1"
185
10/23/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Well-proportioned, athletic frame, similar to Travis Fryman. Moved from shortstop to second base this season. Generates occasional power when opens hips and pulls inside pitch. Decent hands and more than enough arm. Good instincts. Better runner underway. Good athlete, coachable.
650
CAMERON MCGUIRE
SOUTH GRAND PRAIRIE HS
C
R/R
6'3"
205
09/29/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Tall, lean body. Long arms and legs, similar to young Chad Kreuter. Swing has strong, downward plane hitting to all fields. Adequate hands, good target. Makes accurate, on-line throws to corners. Upright runner.
680
DREW CARAVELLA
OHIO WESLEYAN U
1B
L/L
6'2"
215
06/16/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
710
JODY ROUGHTON
U MISSOURI
3B
L/R
6'1"
190
05/06/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
740
DANIEL NELSON
CRENSHAW HS
SS
R/R
5'10"
165
02/15/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
770
WILLIAM KIENINGER
MIAMI U
RHP
R/R
6'4"
205
12/31/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT: Steve Trachsel-like build, wide shoulders, long arms and legs. Three-quarter delivery. Average fastball that turns over for occasional sink. Hard slider with tight rotation and late tilt. Downward-biting curveball
800
DAMIAN MYERS
CONCORDIA COL
LHP
L/L
5'11"
185
11/03/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
830
EVERETT HANCOCK
U NORTH CAROLINA
LHP
L/L
6'0"
185
02/27/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
860
MIGUEL DONATE
JUAN QUIRINDONGO MORELL H
1B
R/R
6'1"
186
09/01/1984
HS
COMMENT: Medium-large frame. Lean, slender upper body. Long, fluid stroke, strength in slight ,uppercut swing. Good acceleration through ball and extension to hit for power. Arm strength with on-line carry. Proper fielding actions. Good reflexes. Excellent personality and practice habits.
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** Detroit Tigers passed in round 45.


* Any team that passes on a selection during the draft is prohibited by rule from participating in subsequent rounds.
* The draft concludes at the end of 50 rounds or after all teams have passed, thereby opting out of any subsequent slots.
 

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