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MELVIN UPTON
GREENBRIER CHRISTIAN ACAD
SS
R/R
6'2"
167
08/21/1984
HS
COMMENT: Body now similar to Alfonso Soriano. Build will eventually resemble Mike Cameron. Gap-to-gap, line-drive stroke. Ball jumps. Plus runner, especially from 1B to 3B. Soft hands. Above-average arm, more when needed. True shortstop tools and ability. Defensive skills to play center field. Has range and covers gaps with ease, similar to Doug Glanville. Goes by "BJ."
43
JASON PRIDIE
PRESCOTT HS
CF
L/R
6'2"
185
10/09/1983
HS
COMMENT: Good body, slender athletic frame. Wiry, muscular build. Aggressive level plane. Bat speed, extension through pitch. Doubles to gaps, occasional pull power. Good runner, quick advancing strides. Average, on-line arm strength across diamond. Fair glove actions, average range to glove side. High profile player. Makes things happen.
74
ELIJAH DUKES
HILLSBOROUGH HS
CF
R/R
6'2"
223
06/26/1984
HS
COMMENT: Physical horse. Muscular, well-conditioned, athletic build, similar to former Major League Albert Belle. Powerful stroke, tremendous raw power. Ball jumps off bat. Solid runner, even better under way. Reacts well to ball off bat, but struggles with routes and angles. Raw athletic ability. Also plays football.
104
WESLEY BANKSTON
PLANO EAST SR HS
OF
R/R
6'3"
205
11/27/1983
HS
COMMENT: Tall, strong, well-proportioned athletic body, similar to Darin Erstad. Strength in arcing home-run swing. Alert reactions in field. Makes strong, accurate throws. Good athlete with tough makeup.
134
MARK ROMANCZUK
ST MARKS HS
LHP
L/L
6'1"
185
09/24/1983
HS
COMMENT: Good pitcher's body, live and athletic. Similar look to Sterling Hitchcock. 4.0 GPA. Live, quick arm. Late small tail to fastball. Aggressive inside. Changes speeds on occasionally tight curveball. Sparingly uses potential nasty slurve-type slider. Throws curve for strikes when needed. Stylish, durable. Only two fastballs under 90 in seventh inning, many 92. Same velocity from stretch.
164
CESAR RAMOS
EL RANCHO HS
LHP
L/L
6'1"
165
06/22/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Slender frame, well-proportioned. _ delivery with high leg lift. Fluid arm action with fine extension. Good feel for change. Mixes pitches well. Moves ball in and out.
194
JEFFREY AUTREY
U NORTH CAROLINA
RHP
R/R
6'3"
210
01/26/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
224
JOSEPH GOMES
SANTA CLARA U
LF
R/R
6'2"
210
11/02/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT: Big-boned, solid body. Built similar to Darin Erstad. Makes good contact, top hand takes over with power. Fielding and throwing are good enough to play outfield. Gives 100 percent. Starting to put things together. Younger brother playing in minors.
254
CHRISTOPHER LEROUX
ST JOSEPH SS
C
L/R
6'4"
200
04/14/1984
HS
COMMENT: Tall, large frame. Angular, athletic build, similar to Ben Davis. Arm strength with short, quick release and on-line carry with proper rotation. Catches ball, soft hands, frames well, blocks ball. Fluid, uppercut swing. No fear. Lift in swing for some raw power.
284
JASON HAMMEL
TREASURE VALLEY CC
RHP
R/R
6'5"
200
09/02/1982
JR
 
COMMENT:
314
ADAM MORENO
FRESNO HS
RHP
R/R
6'0"
180
03/05/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Medium, sturdy frame. Quick arm. Fastball cruises at 89-91 mph with late bore. Curve thrown hard with occasional late bite and depth. Slider flashes average break, 82-84 mph. Straight change fades and sinks.
344
BLAIR IRVIN
PATTERSON HS
CF
L/R
5'11"
170
05/16/1983
HS
 
COMMENT:
374
MATTHEW HARRINGTON
NO SCHOOL
RHP
R/R
6'2"
185
02/01/1982
NS
 
COMMENT:
404
NICHOLAS DEBARR
LASSEN COL
RHP
R/R
6'4"
215
08/24/1983
JR
 
COMMENT:
434
MICHAEL PELFREY
WICHITA HEIGHTS HS
RHP
R/R
6'6"
205
01/14/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Extra-large frame. Tall, angular body, like Jeff Weaver. Loose arm with proper action, good mechanics. Fastball velocity average, occasionally above-average, tailing in on righties. Slider has slurve action. Starting on straight change with occasional sink.
464
MIKE PROCHASKA
NORTH CAROLINA ST U
LHP
L/L
6'0"
190
05/23/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
494
ERNEST WOODRUFF
GULF COAST CC
C
R/R
6'4"
210
09/23/1982
JR
 
COMMENT:
524
ROMELIO LOPEZ
CONROE HS
RHP
R/R
6'7"
235
10/10/1983
HS
COMMENT: Extemely large, well-defined, physically impressive pitcher's body. Reminds you of Andy Benes. Long, loose arm. Venezuelan with plus arm strength. Four-seam fastball with riding life at 92-94 mph. Two-seamer at 87-89. Curveball usable when stays on top at 11-to-5.
554
COLE SMITH
ROCKWALL HS
RHP
R/R
6'4"
175
10/30/1983
HS
 
COMMENT:
584
JARRED FARRELL
HAHNVILLE HS
RHP
R/R
6'6"
190
01/25/1984
HS
COMMENT: Large frame. Long, angular body, similar to Jeff Nelson. Loose arm with extension on release. Good mechanics in delivery. Fastball has hard sink, rides in on righties up in zone. Curve is slurvy-type, occasional three-quarter plane with proper rotation. Also throws circle change. Competes well.
614
CHRISTOPHER GARCIA
XAVERIAN HS
RHP
R/R
6'1"
203
09/21/1984
HS
COMMENT: Added three inches since last fall to David Cone-type build. Half windup with high, three-quarter arm slot. Loose, easy arm with smooth mechanics. Late moving fastball and occasionally turns over for sink. Sneaky fast. Down, hard-biting curveball. Change occasionally sinks. Tough, competitive kid.
644
TRAVIS INGLE
CALIFORNIA ST U
RHP
R/R
6'3"
195
07/14/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
674
JACOBY ELLSBURY
MADRAS HS
CF
L/L
0'72"
175
09/11/1983
HS
 
COMMENT:
704
ADAM NIKOLIC
CALIFORNIA ST U
OF
L/L
5'9"
175
09/16/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
734
BRIAN BULGER
GEORGIA COLLEGE
RHP
R/R
6'4"
200
12/02/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
764
JARRAD LAVERGNE
WESTGATE HS
LHP
L/L
6'1"
200
02/14/1983
HS
 
COMMENT:
794
BRANDON MANN
MT RAINIER HS
LHP
L/L
6'2"
160
05/16/1984
HS
COMMENT: Lean, lithe build, thin arms and legs. Loose arm, quick through release point. Fastball (85-87) runs off plate with some downward sink. Curve has good rotation with wide three-quarter break. Works fast and competes. Good mound instincts.
824
ADAM OLERIO
NORTH KINGSTON HS
RHP
R/R
6'4"
195
10/25/1983
HS
 
COMMENT:
854
MICHAEL MCGOWAN
NAVARRO JC
RHP
R/R
6'5"
230
05/13/1982
JR
 
COMMENT:
884
MICHAEL GEDDES
JENISON HS
RHP
R/R
6'3"
225
10/21/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Broad shoulders, burly type. Good arm strength. Fastball has occasional hard, boring action, cut movement. Tight-rotating curve with occasional good downward bite. Some feel for straight change. Holds velocity from strength. Good kid, competes.
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