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BRYAN BULLINGTON
BALL ST U
RHP
R/R
6'5"
220
09/30/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Tall, lanky build. Strong upper body. Quick, whipping arm action with fastball that tails into right-handed hitters. Little effort in delivery. Late break to curveball. Plenty of arm strength.
42
BLAIR JOHNSON
WASHBURN RURAL HS
RHP
R/R
6'4"
200
03/25/1984
HS
COMMENT: Extra-large frame, tall angular, well-proportioned body. Pitcher's build similar to Kevin Brown. Low three-quarter arm slot. Loose arm, good mechanics. Fastball average to above-average with sink when down. Mostly slurvy curveball will be slider in future. Arm strength with proper action.
73
TABER LEE
SAN DIEGO ST U
SS
S/R
6'0"
180
10/18/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Compact athletic frame. Stronger than appears. Walt Weiss-like build. Younger brother of Phillies' first baseman Travis Lee. Plus arm strength with quick release, on-line acceleration. Soft hands, good lateral range. Short, quick, compact stroke. Same hitting approach from both sides of plate. Plays with intensity.
103
WARDELL STARLING
LAWRENCE E ELKINS HS
RHP
R/R
6'4"
200
03/14/1983
HS
COMMENT: Physical specimen. Large frame. Long, lean, well-defined muscular features. Body similar to Dave Winfield. Slow, deliberate, no wind-up delivery with high leg kick. Strong arm, works properly out front. Rare back and throw it mentality.
133
ALEX HART
U FLORIDA
RHP
R/R
6'5"
220
01/10/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Big, tall, rangy build. Long arms, legs, similar to Aaron Sele. Fastball mostly 87-88 with cutting action. Good extension out front. Slider is out pitch with late, hard break.
163
BRADLEY ELDRED
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL U
1B
R/R
6'5"
245
07/12/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Large frame, strength throughout body. Body similar to Mark McGwire. Big-time power to all fields, especially to left. Patient hitter. Makes hard contact. Runs well for size. Average arm strength. Solid action at 1B. Makes plays. Quick feet around bag. Very good athlete for size.
193
MATTHEW CAPPS
ROBERT S ALEXANDER HS
RHP
R/R
6'2"
220
09/03/1983
HS
COMMENT: Body similar to former Major Leaguer Tommy Greene. As part-time catcher, he also throws with quick arm action. Fairly clean delivery. Naturally strong. Some sneaky armside run to fastball. Ability to reach back for it. Hard, tight, downward-breaking curve. Some feel for change.
223
ROBERT KINGSBURY
FORDHAM U
CF
L/L
6'0"
180
08/30/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Has look of Tampa Bay's Jason Tyner; lean, wiry athletic build. Loose, slight uppercut stroke with good extension. Correct, loose over-the-top arm. Long, easy strider with instincts and nose for ball in center field.
253
JOSEPH HICKS
FOREST BROOK HS
CF
R/R
5'11"
170
04/22/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Medium-small frame. Good body, live athletic build, similar to Colorado's Juan Pierre. Sound hitting approach. Line-drive stroke with quickness through zone. Good outfield instincts with easy, gliding stride. Playable arm strength.
283
DAVID DAVIDSON
DENIS MORRIS HS
LHP
L/L
6'0"
185
04/23/1984
HS
COMMENT: Medium frame, sturdy build, similar to Jeff Fassero. Long arc. Loose, quick arm. Downward plane fastball when stays on top. Fastball naturally tails and sinks when down. Curveball has tight rotation, lots of depth. Straight change sinks, keeps arm speed. Strong, agile. Pitches tough to pick up.
313
ANTHONY BOCCHINO
MARIST COL
RF
L/L
5'11"
185
05/15/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
343
BRIAN HOLLIDAY
MOON AREA HS
LHP
L/L
6'2"
185
06/01/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Small, Tom Glavine build with long, loose arms, athletic frame. Curve has quick, downward action and in on righties. Sneaky fastball with movement. Circle change with location. Good overall mechanics. Coachable, quick learner. Gives all-out effort.
373
CHRISTOPHER CUNNINGHAM
U ARIZONA
C
R/L
6'1"
195
08/21/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
403
JOHN SMITH
MIDDLE GEORGIA COL
2B
L/R
5'11"
185
01/18/1982
JR
 
COMMENT:
433
JONATHAN SCHNEIDER
LIBERTY U
RHP
R/R
6'7"
210
10/28/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
463
JOHN HUMMEL
SCHAUMBURG HS
LHP
L/L
6'5"
200
04/18/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
493
CHRISTOPHER DEMARIA
CALIFORNIA ST U
RHP
R/R
0'0"
0
09/28/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
523
JEFFREY WATCHKO
GEORGIA TECH
RHP
R/R
6'3"
195
11/07/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Body similar to Rich DeLucia. Not overpowering but has three pitches. Flirts with average Major League fastball. Downer curve will be out pitch. Good arm speed on sinking change. Always around plate.
553
HERBERT ANDRES
W.J. MOUAT SS
RHP
R/R
6'7"
215
08/23/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Extremely long arms and legs but strong, athletic build, like Toronto's Roy Halladay. Canadian delivers with extremely high leg kick and coil. Naturally tailing and sinking fastball. Good command of slider and curve.
583
RUSSELL BAYER
MIAMI U
LHP
L/L
6'4"
210
12/19/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
613
CHRIS HOLT
FLAGLER COL
RHP
R/R
6'0"
190
04/19/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
643
PAUL HARP
MIDDLE GEORGIA COL
RHP
R/R
6'3"
180
05/05/1982
JR
 
COMMENT:
673
DEAN DEVINE
U SOUTH DAKOTA
3B/2B
R/R
6'0"
175
10/04/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
703
ERON CHRISTENSEN
U SOUTHERN COLORADO
1B
L/R
6'4"
210
12/20/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
733
MATTHEW CUNDIFF
COOPER CITY HS
RHP
L/R
6'3"
175
03/16/1984
HS
COMMENT: Medium build, wiry frame. Body similar to young Kevin Brown. Smooth delivery. Live fastball, bores in on righties occasionally. Solid, natural movement. Tight rotating curve with sharp break is his out pitch. Deceptive change. Poised, goes after hitters.
763
CALVIN BEAMON
SMOKY HILL HS
CF
L/L
6'1"
190
05/08/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
793
GENE FILYAW
JASPER HS
SS
R/R
6'0"
175
10/25/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Medium frame. Thin, lean, wiry, live, athletic body. Has defensive skills. Loose, borderline-average arm with effort. Soft hands. Quick feet. Agile, good body control. Aggressive runner. Flashes occasional bat quickness with slight uppercut-type stroke.
823
ANTHONY STEVENS
SOUTH DOYLE HS
SS
R/R
6'0"
175
08/27/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Same body type as Royce Clayton. Geared to pull. Athletic with live body and baseball tools. Flashes bat speed, occasional short stroke, pull power. Good wrists with bat. Will drive gaps.
853
FRANCIS PONI
LA HARBOR JC
C
R/R
6'0"
200
08/01/1983
JR
 
COMMENT:
883
CHRISTOPHER TONEGUZZI
MARKVILLE SS
RHP
S/R
6'4"
260
02/06/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Extremely large frame and structure, thick throughout. Good arm action, loose and fluid. Fastball has occasional late-riding life. Keeps arm speed on straight change that sinks and tails. Relied heavily on fastball.
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** Pittsburgh Pirates passed in round 44.


* 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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