COMMENT: Large, well-proportioned frame. Long, slight uppercut swing with sporadic power to hit ball over fence. Shows arm strength with acceleration and proper rotation. Playable hands. Fair running style, proper turn on bases. Quiet, calm, relaxed, hard-worker. Good makeup and baseball habits. Has played outfield and 3B.
WALLA WALLA CC
COMMENT: Big athletic body. High, three-quarter arm slot. High knee lift with lot of hip turn. Fairly easy delivery. Good, hard, sinking life to fastball. Flashes tighter, downer curve. Learning how to pitch. Real battler.
COMMENT: Goes by ""Ryan."" Same body type as Todd Stottlemyre. Naturally strong with quick arm. Hard, sinking life to fastball at times, with occasional cutter. Can throw hard, downer curveball and has feel for sinking change.
NORTH FLORIDA JC
ST MARYS COLLEGE HS
FRANKLIN REGIONAL HS
COMMENT: Medium, compact frame. Agility, quickness afoot. Good middle infield mechanics. Strong arm with acceleration. Soft glove. Line-drive singles and doubles hitter. Aggressive on bases.
COMMENT: Large frame, lean and slender athletic build. Big, strong. Quick arm through high, three-quarter slot with good extension out front. Fastball has mild tail with occasional late sink. Three-quarter tilt curve thrown with downward bite, occasionally hard. Variation is curve with more depth, thrown slower. Ability to throw curve any time in count. A lot of strikeouts.
COMMENT: Similar body type to Brady Anderson. Slight crouch at plate with open stance. Very strong, athletic with baseball tools. Makes a lot of contact with slap-to-gaps stroke. Gets out of box well. Good first step in right field and closes well.
ST STEPHENS HS
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** Pittsburgh Pirates passed in round 44.
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