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10
DREW MEYER
U SOUTH CAROLINA
SS/2B
L/R
5'10"
185
08/29/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Medium frame, stocky, compact build. Well-developed, especially lower half. Strong hands. Body similar to Denny Hocking. Can hit to all fields. Sure-hands.
172
JOHN BARNETT
FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL
RHP
S/R
6'2"
190
01/30/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Strong, durable, athletic frame. Workhorse. Built similar to Pat Hentgen. Good, clean arm action, works well. Around plate with lively fastball. Compliments with changeup. Strong body. Keeps hitters off-balance. Competes.
202
ANDREW TISDALE
CHAPMAN U
RHP
R/R
6'0"
190
06/09/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Well-built- raw-boned frame. Good command on hard slider, his go-to pitch. Two-seam fastball sinks and runs in on righties. Occasionally throws down-breaking curve when ahead. Has decent three-finger changeup. Not easy to pick up with lots of arms and legs. Aggressive approach. Hard worker.
232
CHRISTOPHER O'RIORDAN
STANFORD U
2B
R/R
5'9"
175
01/29/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Very strong arms and legs. Compact, solid body, like Chuck Knoblauch. Soft hands, can throw and field. Average range with quick reactions. Good instincts. Puts ball in play with some pop. Able to hit pitcher's mistakes. Tough kid with good makeup. Comes to play. Walk-on who had made himself a player.
262
STEVEN HERCE
RICE U
RHP
R/R
6'3"
220
03/23/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Big, strong, durable body. Large frame. Average arm. Comfort zone 88-90 mph with tail and occasional sink. Out pitch is spiked curveball with quick, tight, downward break and occasional plus bite. Feel for change, fades and sinks with deception. Works quick.
292
NATHAN GOLD
GONZAGA U
1B
R/R
6'3"
225
06/12/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Large frame, well proportioned. Strong from top down. Avid weightlifter. Built like Montreal's Lee Stevens. Strong, extension in slight uppercut swing. Loft-type homerun ability to all fields. Loose arm. Playable around infield. Big target. Learning 1B. All or nothing approach at plate.
322
ENRIQUE BENGOCHEA
U MIAMI
RHP
R/R
6'2"
195
12/04/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Medium build, round shoulders. Body type resembles Brad Radke. Fastball has occasional run and sinking action. Slider has sharp break with bite when snaps out in front. Changeup has deception when down in zone. Good mound presence. Moves ball in and out.
352
ERIK THOMPSON
PENSACOLA JC
RHP
R/R
5'10"
175
06/23/1982
JR
COMMENT: Short, well-proportioned build with long arms, like Pedro Martinez. Low, three-quarter delivery. Fastball with occasional bore. Arm works real well with good extension. Doesn't beat himself. Always working ahead. Very dedicated. Bulldog on mound. Gives all he's got to beat you.
382
CHRISTOPHER HAMBLEN
U CINCINNATI
C
S/R
6'1"
195
02/17/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Athletic build on large frame, strong upper body. Similar to Jason Kendall. Soft hands. Accelerating throws show carry with quick release. Straightaway hitter with line-drive power. Stronger, quicker swing from right side.
412
CHARLES BILEZIKJIAN
ST JOHNS U
OF
R/R
5'11"
180
11/12/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Wide, semi-slope shoulders. Long arms for height and body. Andruw Jones type build. Line-drive gap power. Speed for doubles. Loose over-the-top arm with carry. Aggressive runner, legit base-stealer. Has nose for ball. Hard-nosed, dedicated, get-after-it type.
442
SAM NARRON
EAST CAROLINA U
LHP
L/L
6'4"
200
07/12/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
472
JOSHUA KREUZER
WEST VALLEY COL
1B
R/R
6'6"
245
09/28/1982
JR
 
COMMENT: Mark McGwire-like, big-boned, large frame. Above-average loft-type power with some bat speed. Can field position with average range for size. Enough power to clear fences to all fields.
502
CHRISTOPHER WILSON
REDLANDS HS
3B
R/R
6'3"
190
10/05/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Tall, athletic, projectable pitcher's frame. Similar to Orlando Hernandez. Overhand to high 3/4 release. Fluid arm action. Fair command and velocity on slider. Easy average fastball with added strength. Natural athlete. Father played minor league baseball.
532
CAMERON COUGHLAN
BRIGHAM YOUNG U
2B
S/L
5'11"
180
08/12/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
562
JESUS MALDONADO
MANUEL MEDIAVILLA NEGRON
RHP
R/R
6'2"
195
04/20/1984
HS
COMMENT: Medium-large, well proportioned frame. Country boy strong. Live, quick arm. Good extension out front. Cuts two-seam fastball, runs, bores, occasionally sinks in to right-handed hitters. Poised. Mound presence. Attacks hitters. Not afraid to pitch inside.
592
KAMERON LOE
CALIFORNIA ST U
RHP
R/R
6'7"
212
09/10/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
622
JASON MANN
CENTRAL ALABAMA CC
C
L/R
6'4"
196
07/30/1982
JR
 
COMMENT:
652
ROBERT ANDREWS
RANCHO BUENA VISTA HS
RF
R/R
5'11"
200
12/23/1983
HS
COMMENT: Strong, well-proportioned athletic frame. Plus wheels (6.6 60) with accelerating speed underway. Short, compact swing with good extension delivers alley power. Shows good route to balls in gap.
682
CRAIG RINGE
CENTRAL MISSOURI ST U
SS
R/R
5'10"
185
03/16/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
712
CHAD DECKER
VALLEY VIEW HS
LHP
L/L
6'1"
170
05/14/1984
HS
COMMENT: Evenly proportioned, athletic frame. Lean muscles, loose arms, similar to Brian Edmondson. Fluid arm action and delivery. Needs to throw circle change more often. Occasionally sharp, late-breaking slider with far command. Quick arm speed. Natural lefty sink on fastball. Also has cutter. Curve is 1-7 when he stays on top. Occasional late dive on circle change, fair deception. Intense competitor.
742
JOEL KIRSTEN
PIERCE JC
LHP
L/L
6'0"
180
05/09/1981
JR
 
COMMENT:
772
JULIUS SMITH
LEWISTON HS
LHP
L/L
5'10"
170
05/21/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Small frame. Well proportioned. Lean, wiry build. Built like Vic Darensbourg. Player goes by 'Rugs.' No wind-up, high 3/4 delivery. Loose, quick arm. Hides ball behind big kick. Arm speed deceptive through circle change, sinks. Competes. Durable despite size.
802
JOHN MCCARTHY
ST. RITA HS
CF
L/L
6'0"
185
06/01/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
832
JACOB TOMPKINS
LOUISIANA ST U
RHP
R/R
5'11"
190
03/10/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
862
NICHOLAS SHIELDS
WRIGHT ST U
C
R/R
6'4"
225
05/29/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
892
ROBERT CORRADO
U KENTUCKY
RHP
R/R
6'6"
235
09/13/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Big, athletic build. Large frame, similar to Andy Benes. Loose, quick arm. Little effort in delivery. Average fastball with occasional sink on inner half. Throws true slider, three-quarter late bite with depth.
922
MICHAEL TAMULIONIS
ST JOHNS U
RHP
R/R
6'1"
175
08/10/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
952
GARY HOGAN
U ARKANSAS
RHP
R/R
6'4"
205
06/20/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Build like Dave Mlicki, tall and angular with long arms and legs. Lean, pitcher's-type body. Good mechanics from three-quarter delivery. Gets occasional sink on fastball. Will throw cutter. Slider is best pitch with short, strike zone break at times. Effective straight change has deceptive downward movement.
982
LARRY GRAYSON
MANATEE JC
CF
R/R
5'11"
190
07/28/1982
JR
 
COMMENT:
1012
CHARLES FLETCHER
NORTH SPRINGS HS
LF
R/R
6'2"
215
10/18/1983
HS
COMMENT: Body type similar to Derek Bell. Physical specimen. Very strong athlete with baseball tools. Keeps hands back and gets bat through with occasional, short, effortless stroke. Drives ball into gaps. Good top hand. Commits summers to basketball. Goes by "CJ."
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