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DONALD GREINKE
APOPKA HS
SS
R/R
6'2"
180
10/21/1983
HS
COMMENT: Goes by Zach. Sloping shoulders. Compact delivery. Strong, clean arm action, works well out front. Throws easy. Good arm action and delivery. Fastball with tailing action, but there's more there. Tight slider with tilt and depth. Feel for change with sink. Player has come long way from thrower to pitcher. Excellent makeup
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.
78
DAVID JENSEN
BRIGHAM YOUNG U
1B
L/L
6'3"
215
12/16/1979
4YR
COMMENT: Barrel-chested, toned, strong throughout frame, reminds of Todd Helton. Plus bat speed, extension through pitch. Compact stroke, hands inside pitch. Drives ball with raw power, loft to swing. Soft hands. Light on feet. One-hand fielder. Average tools across board. Plays hard. Baseball instincts.
108
DANIEL CHRISTENSEN
XAVERIAN HS
LHP
L/L
6'2"
205
08/10/1983
HS
COMMENT: Baby-faced. Improved body in last year. Top arm action, especially loose and easy. Smooth, pretty-as-picture mechanics. Fastball tails and sinks. Changes speed on curveball with occasional sharp, late action. Circle changeup. Lots of mound presence, pitchability. Even-keel demeanor.
138
DONALD MURPHY
ORANGE COAST COL
SS
R/R
5'10"
175
03/10/1983
JR
COMMENT: Short, compact, durable physique. Strong but not muscular. Built like Bret Boone. Smooth, fluid actions. Soft, quick hands. Good instincts. Major League arm with carry. Quick, compact bat. Line-drive hitter with surprising power for size. Solid at bat and in the field.
168
BRANDON JONES
WEWAHITCHKA HS
SS/LF
L/R
6'1"
180
12/10/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Medium, lean, wiry build, similar to Delino DeShields. Level stroke, makes contact. Alley-type power. Utilizes all fields. Better runner underway. Three-sport athlete.
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.
228
KENARD SPRINGER
NETTLETON HS
3B
R/R
5'11"
200
09/18/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Medium frame. Very strong, durable body. Muscle definition. Built similar to Ron Gant. Strength and bat speed to hit for power in future. Compact swing and controlled stride. Aggressive hitter. Quick hands and feet.
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.
288
ALONZO ATENCIO
LAMAR CC
RHP
R/R
6'3"
200
07/15/1981
JR
 
COMMENT: Has loose arms and solid legs, a Charles Nagy body with room to mature. Average fastball gets tailing, sinking action. Best breaking pitch is slider with quick bite. Inning-eater with mound confidence and always around plate.
318
KAINOA OBREY
BRIGHAM YOUNG U
3B
R/R
6'2"
225
10/06/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
348
ADAM KEIM
COASTAL CAROLINA U
SS
R/R
5'11"
185
01/05/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
378
WILLIAM MEYER
TEXAS A&M U
C
R/R
6'1"
200
02/08/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
408
STEPHEN CHAMBERLAIN
U PORTLAND
RHP
R/R
6'2"
205
07/20/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Tall frame. Large, well-proportioned build. Fair agility. Built like Kevin Appier. Easy, methodical arm action. Good mechanics. Heavy fastball. Flashes cutter. Tight rotating slider with occasional break into lefties. Infrequent circle change sinks when down. Strong, durable. Quality person.
438
MICAH KAAIHUE
IOLANI HS
1B
L/L
6'3"
205
03/29/1984
HS
COMMENT: Tino Martinez-type body, only stronger upper half. Quick, powerful bat that balls jump off with authority. Very good power potential makes him interesting prospect. Goes by middle name, ''Kila.'' Father former minor league player.
468
ERIC ACKERMAN
U PITTSBURGH
LHP
L/L
6'0"
180
10/19/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
498
JASON BARTZ
U SOUTH FLORIDA
RHP
R/R
6'2"
212
11/25/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
528
DONALD POLES
PITT CC
OF
R/R
6'2"
190
11/17/1982
JR
 
COMMENT:
558
ALEX CROOKS
SIERRA VISTA HS
1B
L/L
6'2"
240
06/28/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
588
NATHAN ZETTLER
UNION COL
RHP
R/R
0'0"
0
03/26/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
618
STEVE MENA
SOUTH MIAMI HS
3B/SS
R/R
6'3"
195
01/24/1985
HS
 
COMMENT:
648
NICHOLAS BATES
MICHIGAN ST U
RHP
R/R
6'3"
210
02/28/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Slender, narrow frame. Loose, long limbs. Similar to Matt Anderson. Works from stretch. Good arm speed. Works quick. Mechanically sound. Fastball has occasional sinking life. Curveball more like a slurve. Straight changeup shows deception. Good location and command. Pitches with idea. Goes after hitters. Competitor.
678
TIM FREND
DAVIDSON COL
LF
R/R
6'2"
205
05/20/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
708
MICHAEL AGUILAR
FRANKLIN HS
RHP
R/R
5'11"
210
08/18/1984
HS
COMMENT: Draws comparisons to Cleveland's Bartolo Colon with thick, barrel-chested, square frame. Strongly built power pitcher with loose arm. Throws five pitches, best are 88-91 mph fastball that hit 95, and knuckleball. Always around plate.
738
CARLOS CABALLERO
INES MARIA MENDOZA
CF
R/R
6'0"
171
12/05/1983
HS
COMMENT: Medium frame, lean, wiry build. Level swing, straight line into ball. Punch hitter who puts balls in play. Aggressive on bases and likes to run, 6.79-60. Decent defense in CF with good jumps, and playable arm with on-line carry. Quiet, calm, relaxed but a
768
JOSEPH BROWN
VICKSBURG HS
CF
R/R
6'0"
180
02/02/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Live body. Long arms and legs. Short, quick stroke. Line drive power. Runs down ball easy in outfield. First-step quickness to steal bases. Cousin of Roosevelt Brown of the Cubs.
798
MICHAEL HERNANDEZ
XAVERIAN HS
OF
R/R
6'0"
175
12/18/1983
HS
COMMENT: Lean and wiry head to toe, although added height and weight since last fall. Mostly level, line-drive stroke. Goes with pitch well, good top hand-eye coordination. Loose over-the-top throws. Top baseball instincts, especially on bases. Brother Pedro (Johnny) Hernandez outfielder in St. Louis organization.
828
ROBERT GRANA
CC SOUTHERN NEVADA
C
R/R
6'3"
195
08/04/1983
JR
 
COMMENT:
858
MICHAEL HONCE
BRIDGEPORT HS
RHP
R/R
6'0"
185
08/22/1983
HS
 
COMMENT:
888
CLINTON JOHNSON
MURRAH HS
RHP
R/R
6'4"
205
08/30/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Large, lean, long, athletic build. Excellent pitcher's body, similar to Minnesota's LaTroy Hawkins. Loose, easy arm action. Fair mechanics. Fastball has some armside run, occasional sink. Curve is big arc type. Change deceptive coming out of hand. Lots of upside. Also plays basketball.
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