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PRINCE FIELDER
EAU GALLIE HS
1B
L/R
5'11"
286
05/09/1984
HS
COMMENT: Wide, heavy frame, especially through hips and thighs. Not sculptured look of most athletes, but better athlete than he looks. Excellent upper body strength. Son of former Major Leaguer Cecil Fielder. Quick, powerful stroke, short to ball with excellent bat speed through zone. Ball explodes off bat. Plenty of strength to hit with power.
48
JOSHUA MURRAY
JESUIT HS
SS
R/R
6'2"
185
08/12/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
79
ERIC THOMAS
U SOUTH ALABAMA
RHP
R/R
6'8"
225
03/24/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Extremely tall, strong, durable, raw-boned build, similar to Jeff Nelson. Fastball with occasional cut action down in zone. Occasionally throws hard, down-breaking curve that's on you before you know it. Ideal size and arm, a very intimidating figure on mound.
109
NICHOLAS CARTER
CAMPBELL U
OF
R/R
6'3"
185
09/17/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
139
JARRAD PAGE
SAN LEANDRO HS
SS
S/R
6'0"
200
10/19/1984
HS
COMMENT: Strong, well-built body, similar to Torii Hunter. Power to all fields. Switch hits and chance to hit for average and power. Excitable carry on throws from center field. Fun to watch. Good kid and family. Outstanding football player.
169
KHALID BALLOULI
TEXAS A&M U
RHP
R/R
6'2"
195
03/20/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Large frame. Broad, square shoulders. High-waisted. Quick arm, works properly with medium effort. Fastball has plus life with late tail and sink. Works quick. Not afraid to pitch in. Competes, wants ball.
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.
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.
259
EDWIN WALKER
HIGHLANDS HS
LHP
R/L
6'3"
190
10/26/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Tall, long, lean, thin, athletic build. Raw arm strength, loose, quick. Fastball mostly 86-87 mph with occasional tailing life down. Curve 12-to-6 with occasional good rotation. Good athlete with raw ability. Plus runner. Also plays outfield.
289
JEREMY FROST
U CENTRAL FLORIDA
C
R/R
6'3"
210
11/19/1979
4YR
COMMENT: Athletic frame, close to physical maturity. Build similar to Javy Lopez. Solid arm. Throws have good, on-line carry with overhand release. Sure-handed receiver. Blocks well enough. Strength in swing to drive ball to all fields. Agile for size. Good outfield instincts. Shows good defensive skills behind plate. Can steal base occasionally. Good athleticism.
319
BRIAN HERNANDEZ
JOHN I LEONARD HS
C
R/R
6'1"
180
11/04/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Medium build, stocky frame. Solid glove action, soft hands. Blocks ball in dirt well. Arm strength with acceleration. Bat speed through zone. Gap-to-gap power. Makes solid contact. Has bounce behind plate and like to throw to bases. Hard worker, good makeup.
349
CALLIX CRABBE
MANATEE CC
2B
S/R
5'8"
190
02/14/1983
JR
 
COMMENT:
379
LAGATILA REYNOLDS
U WASHINGTON
SS
R/R
5'11"
185
02/07/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
409
KENNARD BIBBS
OKLAHOMA CITY U
OF
L/L
5'8"
150
03/05/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
439
JUSTIN BARNES
MANATEE JC
RHP
R/R
6'3"
185
08/21/1982
JR
 
COMMENT:
469
DANA EVELAND
HILL JC
LHP
L/L
6'1"
220
10/29/1983
JR
COMMENT: Tall, thick. Strong upper body similar to Wilson Alvarez. Varies between three-quarter and low _-delivery. Loose arm and good feel for pitching. Fastball tails and sinks away from righties. Curve is tight, three-quarter, biting out pitch. Aggressive with good deceptive delivery and command of three pitches. Bulldog demeanor.
499
ADAM MANNON
HAMILTON HS
LF
R/R
6'3"
200
12/12/1983
HS
 
COMMENT:
529
STEVEN WHITE
BAYLOR U
RHP
R/R
6'5"
205
06/15/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Tall, lean body with long arms and legs. Fastball average velocity. Works both side of plate with loose, quick arm. Maintain velocity. Tight rotation from slurvy-slider on low _ plane. Also throws sinking change away from lefties. Works quick. Competes well.
559
JEREMY HALL
U CENTRAL FLORIDA
RHP
R/R
6'0"
180
09/05/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
589
TYLER SHEPPLE
U WASHINGTON
RHP
R/R
6'2"
225
08/02/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Large, well-proportioned frame. Strong, thick build. Big calves. Built like White Sox RHP Rocky Biddle. No wind-up, 3/4 delivery. Heavy fastball 89-91, most with sink. Gets in under righty hitters. Throws ground ball outs. Velocity holds up in successive relief outings. Wants the ball. Pounds hard stuff inside. Will break bats.
619
JOSHUA ALLISTON
CALIFORNIA ST U
RHP
R/R
6'4"
220
02/29/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Big, raw-boned Roger Clemens-like body with long arms and strong legs. Consistent 87-88 mph tailing fastball, good motion on sinking change and slider with downward plane. Drafted in 19th round in 2001 draft.
649
LENDEN WILLIS
MOTLOW ST CC
3B
R/R
6'1"
185
10/17/1982
JR
 
COMMENT:
679
KEITH BOHANAN
OKLAHOMA CITY U
3B
R/R
6'2"
190
03/25/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
709
ARTURO BRAVO
MONTGOMERY HS
C
R/R
5'10"
205
02/07/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
739
JOHN VANDEN BERG
U WISCONSIN
C
R/R
6'2"
215
02/05/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Proper size for catcher. Mature build, similar to Damian Miller. Glove works well. Sets up properly. Easy receiver. Moves feet, gets rid of ball. Handles receivers with confidence. Fluid stroke, transfers through. Mostly line-drive contact, pull power. Knows the game, comes to play. Great kid, quiet. Field leader by example.
769
CRAIG BRESLOW
YALE U
LHP
L/L
6'1"
180
08/08/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
799
DALLAS BATES
CHANDLER HS
OF
L/L
5'8"
175
07/20/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
829
ERIC THOMAS
SOUTHERN U A&M
RHP
R/R
6'4"
210
08/07/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
859
STEVE MOSS
NOTRE DAME HS
CF
R/R
6'2"
175
01/12/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
889
JUSTIN GABRIEL
U LOUISIANA
LHP
L/L
5'10"
160
03/02/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
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** Milwaukee Brewers passed in round 43.


* 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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