COMMENT: Large frame. Good pitcher's body. Sturdy lower half, similar to Rick Helling. Very quick, live arm with average velocity. Fastball bores in on righties with sinking life. Balls jumps out of hand. Slider occasionally has proper rotation on three-quarter plane. Also throws straight change. Live arm and stuff. Good mound presence.
SOUTHERN U A&M
COMMENT: Tall, well-proportioned, athletic frame. Body similar to former Major Leaguer Gorman Thomas. Nice, full-arcing swing from both sides of plate. Better contact from right side. Alert reaction in outfield. Loose actions. Playable left field arm. Strong, athletic runner, runs better under way. Big, strong, good-looking kid.
COMMENT: Large, slender frame. Very lean, like Orel Hershiser. Loose, quick arm. Fastball has armside run with mild sink. Curve has slurve action, occasionally sweeping. Slider shows cut action with effective movement out of zone. Circle change fades and sinks. OK tempo. Aggressive, competes well.
COMMENT: Large, heavy-boned frame, similar to Carlos Perez. Fluid arm action and delivery. Pops 90-91 at will. Fair lefty bore action with fastball. Occasionally cuts fastball for slider-type break. Plus fastball, circle change and control. Competitive instincts, challenges hitters. Effective when down in zone. Keeps hitters off-balance.
WICHITA ST U
COMMENT: Large frame. Strong, mature, well-proportioned body similar to Jim Edmonds. Strength in swing, occasional power. Arm shows proper action, on-line throws. Outfield reactions and instincts for average defense. Aggressive, strong runner.
COMMENT: Built similar to David Cone. Fastball ride down and in to righties. Goes at hitters with movement and location. Curve is occasional downer type. Effective circle change. Could add slider. Poised and aggressive. Quick release. Hangs around strike zone. Good makeup.
COMMENT: Tall, well-proportioned. Loose, lean, athletic build, like Luis Gonzalez. Played football in high school. Short swing, transfers weight with hands. Out front with extension, backspin for carry. Smooth fielding action, confident. Soft hands. Glides on bases. Excellent athletic ability, proper hitting mechanics. Agility, instincts. Leader on field, plays with confidence and composure.
COMMENT: Big strong body. Fair delivery. Strong arm. Fastball with tail and sink down in zone. Compliments with late-biting slider with tilt and depth for out pitch. Some feel for developing changeup. Good kid.
W.J. MOUAT SS
COMMENT: Medium-large frame. Sturdy, compact build like Jeff Fassero. Loose, quick arm. Good action and mechanics. Two-seam fastball tails and sinks. Four-seamer rides. Curve has late, sharp bite when thrown with velocity. Straight change cuts and keeps arm speed.