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29
DERICK GRIGSBY
NORTHEAST TEXAS CC
RHP
R/R
6'0"
200
06/30/1982
JR
COMMENT: Well-proportioned, athletic body, similar to Ben Sheets. Fastball occasionally has very good velocity, sink action away from lefties and bores into righties. Aggressive on both sides of plate. Tight, hard, power curve with some slider action. Also throws a sinking change. Command of three pitches. Composed, but aggressive.
70
MITCHELL TALBOT
CANYON VIEW HS
RHP
R/R
6'1"
170
10/17/1983
HS
COMMENT: Medium athletic build. Plus arm speed through three-quarter slot. Compact delivery with good extension. Explosive fastball with running, sinking life, occasional bore up and in. Feel for hard, tight, curve with depth. Flashes makings of power curve as late-bite out pitch that misses bats and will throw on any count for strike. Loose, lively arm. Feel for pitching. Aggressive, will pitch inside. Good competitor.
101
RORY SHORTELL
SAN DIEGO ST U
RHP
R/R
6'3"
205
06/03/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Angular, solid frame. Broad, rounded shoulders. Good upper body strength. Conditioned, strong legs. Good agility for size. Body similar to Jeff Shaw. High 3/4 release. Quick arm. Fastball explodes in last 10 feet. Heavy fastball potential. Competitor, goes after hitters. Will break bats.
131
MARK MCLEMORE
OREGON ST U
LHP
L/L
6'2"
215
10/09/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Built like Mike Stanton. Large, square frame. Well proportioned, burly, powerful build with heavy arms and legs. Near-overhand delivery with fair mechanics. Occasionally gets quick through release point. Flashes plus fastball, sinks when down, mostly 89-90 and runs in on lefties. Slider is three-quarter slurve. Other pitch is splitter with occasional sink. Physically impressive. Bulldog.
161
PATRICK MISCH
WESTERN MICHIGAN U
LHP
R/L
6'2"
170
08/18/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Thin, slender frame. Long, loose limbs, similar to Tom Glavine. Good arm speed, easy mechanics. Tailing, running life to fastball. Turns over fastball for occasional sink. Sneaky quick at times. Good rotation to curve with downer bite. Changes speeds, mixes pitches. Deceptive circle changeup. A-plus control. Works plate well.
191
JOHN DURAN
ST MARYS U
RHP
R/R
5'10"
190
09/13/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT: Medium-small frame. Compact, muscular, well-proportioned. Mature, athletic build. Throws from stretch, overhand-3/4 delivery. Quick, live arm works properly with effort. Plus velocity with riding-type life. Curve is best pitch with occasional short, quick, tight downward break. Good athlete, aggressive, competes on mound.
221
SCOTT ROBINSON
RANCHO BERNARDO HS
1B/OF
L/L
6'1"
185
10/14/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Build similar to Don Mattingly. Stronger than appears. Ambidextrous. Can catch as well and pitch. Solid hitting approach. Short, quick, compact stroke. Consistent hard contact. Sprays ball to all fields. Knows how to play game. Father is Bruce Robinson, former catcher for Yankees and A's.
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."
281
ANDREW TOPHAM
STANFORD U
SS
R/R
6'2"
185
08/31/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Lean, solidly streamlined type body, similar to Mark Grudzielanek. Good fielder, good range and enough arm to throw out runners. Soft, flexible hands. Can do job at 2B, 3B and SS. Contact hitter, puts ball in play. Good background.
311
BRADLEY CHEDISTER
PANOLA JC
RHP
R/R
6'4"
220
04/28/1981
JR
 
COMMENT:
341
JASON REUSS
U NEVADA
RF
R/R
6'5"
205
11/02/1979
4YR
COMMENT: Extra-large frame. Broad, sloping shoulders. Long limbs. Son of former ML pitcher Jerry Reuss. Body similar to Dave Kingman. Generates bat speed through zone with loft. Ball jumps off bat. Good extension. Loose arm. Throws have on-line carry. Power to all fields.
371
CHANCE DOUGLASS
CANYON RANDALL HS
RHP
R/R
6'1"
200
02/24/1984
HS
COMMENT: Large frame, well-proportioned body and legs, similar to Ben Sheets. Swings bat well. Good mechanics. Average fastball velocity, occasionally above-average with inside tail to righties or sink. Curve rotation tight at time with three-quarter bite. Shows start of straight change. Good pitcher's body. Loose, easy arm. Competes well.
401
NICASIO COVARRUBIAS
CALIFORNIA ST U
RF
R/R
6'2"
195
06/12/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Tall, lean, muscular physique. Strong, athletic body, similar to Brady Anderson. Good bat speed. Short, quick stroke. Line-drive hitter with occasional power. Hits ball where it's pitched. Solid defender with playable, good carry arm. Good hands. Major League running speed. Also plays 3B. Top-notch individual. Goes by "Nick."
431
WILLIAM BOENING
YOAKUM HS
RHP
R/R
6'4"
190
08/22/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Large frame. Narrow, sloped shoulders. Body type similar to Darryl Kile. Quick, raw arm. Fastball has heavy sink down in zone. Slurvy curveball shows occasional rotation with depth, could be future slider. Also throws a splitter.
461
JEFFREY MACKOR
BOSTON COL
C
R/R
6'1"
210
06/17/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
491
JARED GOTHREAUX
MCNEESE ST U
RHP
R/R
6'0"
205
01/27/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
521
DANIEL FREEMAN
TEXARKANA CC
RHP
R/R
6'1"
210
08/03/1982
JR
 
COMMENT: Tall, strong, thick body. Built like Mike Stanton. Fastball has average velocity with very good sink action. Quick arm. Occasionally sharp, three-quarter curveball. Also throws sinking change. Very aggressive competitor who puts hitters away. Strong arm
551
BRENT LONG
BREVARD COL
RHP
R/R
6'3"
195
06/23/1980
JR
 
COMMENT:
581
AARON HEITZMAN
MANKATO ST U
LHP
L/L
5'11"
175
11/21/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
611
JUSTIN GLOVER
GRANT HS
OF
L/R
6'5"
215
09/07/1983
HS
 
COMMENT:
641
IVAN NACCARATA
CHIPOLA JC
2B
L/R
5'11"
180
02/26/1982
JR
 
COMMENT:
671
SAMUEL FISCHER
U DAYTON
RHP
R/R
5'11"
175
09/20/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
701
JESSE HARRINGTON
CONCORDIA U
SS
R/R
6'0"
170
12/29/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
731
NICHOLAS TISONE
MANDEVILLE HS
RHP
R/R
6'0"
180
08/02/1983
HS
COMMENT: Small-medium frame with long arms. Athletic build similar to Roy Oswalt. Quick arm with good mechanics. Very good extension on release. Live fastball runs and sinks. Late life is tough on righties. Slider has proper rotation and plane. Throws curve and change. Works quickly. Goes right at hitters with bulldog approach. Very good mound presence.
761
ETHIEN SANTANA
COLEGIO BAUTISTA
CF
L/L
5'11"
153
01/25/1984
HS
COMMENT: Medium frame. Slim, athletic body. Level swing with some late hand quickness. Good running acceleration, fluid stride. Leadoff-type hitter speed (6.24-60, 10.45-100 meters). Can steal bases. Gets good jump on ball in gaps.
791
WARREN MCGARVEY
COASTAL CAROLINA U
C
L/R
6'3"
210
02/06/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
821
SHAWN BURRIS
DR RALPH H POTEET HS
LHP
L/L
5'11"
180
09/02/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Medium height on lean, athletic body. Fastball sinks away from right-handed hitters. Loose, quick arm. Slider has occasional bite. Tight rotation on curveball. Ability to spin ball.
851
KEVIN DAVIDSON
ROLLINS COL
C
R/R
5'8"
190
07/21/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
881
SEAN KRAMER
HILL JC
RHP
R/R
6'3"
215
04/25/1981
JR
 
COMMENT: Tall and lean, strong athletic body, similar to Troy Percival. Good mound presence and very aggressive with all pitches. Loose, powerful arm with three-quarter delivery. Fastball occasionally runs. Tight slider. Also throws straight changeup.
911
LADD HALL
EASTERN ARIZONA JC
RHP
R/R
6'3"
175
04/07/1982
JR
 
COMMENT:
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** Houston Astros passed in round 49.


* 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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