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RUSS ADAMS
U NORTH CAROLINA
SS
L/R
6'1"
175
08/30/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Slender build. Lively body, similar to Nomar Garciaparra. Puts ball in play. Gap power, hits occasional long ball. Quick release. Feet and hands work properly.
55
DAVID BUSH
WAKE FOREST U
RHP
R/R
6'1"
210
11/09/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT: Ricky Bottalico-like body, strong and solid with wide shoulders. Converted from catcher three years ago to college closer. Minimum, solid average fastball, 92-94 mph. Holds velocity with tailing life and sink when down. Slurve-type curveball with flashes
86
JUSTIN MAUREAU
WICHITA ST U
LHP
L/L
6'0"
175
12/17/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Medium frame. Tall, lean and angular body, like Jamie Moyer. Fastball borderline-average velocity with occasional sink when down. Curve is best pitch, tightly rotating with hard strike zone bite. Change effective with occasional sink.
116
ADAM PETERSON
WICHITA ST U
RHP
R/R
6'3"
220
05/18/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT: Extra-large frame with body type like Troy Percival. Overhand, maximum effort delivery. Arm strength to generate average velocity fastball with occasional tail in on righties. Shows curve. Straight change has occasional sink.
146
CHAD PLEINESS
CENTRAL MICHIGAN U
RHP
R/R
6'6"
235
03/05/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Big, strong frame, well-proportioned. Andy Benes-type body. Decent arm speed. Fastball tops 91 mph, with occasional tail. Works better up in zone. Shows occasional hard slider with quick, sharp break. Circle change has occasional deception. Stays around plate. Still learning. Also college basketball player.
176
JASON PERRY
GEORGIA TECH
LF
L/R
6'0"
205
08/18/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Same body type as Robin Ventura. Aggressive at plate. Likes to pull with easy, loft swing and good wrists. Can spank ball other way. Balanced at plate. Occasional short stroke. Can get hands in and turn on balls. Adequate defensively.
206
BRIAN GRANT
C B AYCOCK HS
RHP/SS
R/R
6'4"
185
08/16/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Medium-large frame. Lanky build similar to Kris Benson. Was starting SS in high school and used as closer. Velocity is creeping up. Some tail, some sink when down. High, three-quarter curve with desired velocity.
236
CHRISTOPHER LEONARD
MIAMI U
LHP
L/L
6'0"
195
10/09/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Broad shoulders, strong lower half body, similar to Jeff Fassero. Three-quarter delivery, command of all pitches. Fastball occasionally tails away from right-handed hitters. Gets tight rotation in curveball and slider. Changeup turns over and sinks.
266
RUSSELL SAVICKAS
JOHNSTON HS
RHP
R/R
6'3"
170
07/30/1983
HS
COMMENT: Lanky, long, wiry, needle-like body. Long arms and legs. Built like Jamie Moyer. Athletic, loose, live, strong arm. Fastball mostly 88-89, runs, tails and has some sink down in zone. Overhand, downer curveball is out pitch. Mound presence. Goes at hitters. Top quality person.
296
ERIC ARNOLD
RICE U
2B
R/R
6'0"
185
07/09/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
326
JASON WAUGH
ST MARYS COL
CF
R/R
6'1"
195
03/12/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Medium height. Solid frame. Good hitting mechanics. Good bat speed through zone. Occasional power to all fields. Line drive-type hitter. Arm is playable in left field. Good baserunner. Plays hard.
356
MICHAEL ROGA
ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC ST U
RHP
R/R
6'4"
205
05/13/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
386
JOHN SCHNEIDER
U DELAWARE
C
R/R
6'3"
215
02/14/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
416
MICHAEL GALLOWAY
MIAMI U
1B/LF
R/R
0'62"
215
05/09/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
446
DAVID SMITH
WEST VIRGINIA ST COL
OF
R/R
6'1"
190
01/12/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
476
ARIC VAN GAALEN
HARRY AINLAY HS
LHP
R/L
6'6"
185
08/25/1984
HS
COMMENT: Extra tall. Slender build. Young look. Similar to Graeme Lloyd. Loose, quick arm. Good arm action. Downward fastball has natural late tail and sink finish. Curve has 3/4 rotation, lots of break. Straight change sinks and fades, commands. Deceptive delivery, tough to pickup. Loose and agile. Still growing. Dad is 7 feet tall. Uses all pitches. Throw strikes.
506
RANDALL BRAUN
BELTON HS
RF
L/L
6'4"
180
04/19/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Tall, athletic body. Sound hitting approach. Good bat speed through zone. Gap power. Loves to play. Confident approach at plate. Sound baseball instincts.
536
JORDAN DE JONG
CALIFORNIA ST U
RHP
R/R
6'2"
175
04/12/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT: Medium, well-proportioned, athletic build. Quick, high leg. Works fast. Throws from different arm angles and knows how to pitch. Good sinking action on circle change, producing plethora of groundballs. Moves ball around. Changes speeds. Not afraid to work inside. Has an idea. Attended Cal State Fullerton 1998-99, Tennessee 2000 and sat out 2001 before resuming career at CSF.
566
BRAD HASSEY
U ARIZONA
SS
R/R
5'10"
165
11/28/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
596
JESUS CARNEVALE
FERNANDO SURIA CHAVEZ HS
LHP
L/L
6'5"
200
07/18/1984
HS
COMMENT: Large frame, slim, lanky, raw-boned look. Loose, quick arm. Four-seam fastball effective when down. Occasionally runs away from righties. Maintains arm speed and occasionally deceptive with straight change. Mound presence. Positive attitude. Good practice habits. Healthy arm with not many innings.
626
MELVIN BURKHALTER
SEMINOLE CC
1B
R/R
6'4"
265
08/27/1983
JR
 
COMMENT:
656
ERIC RICO
CORNELL U
RF
L/L
6'2"
195
01/21/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
686
EDWARD BUZACHERO
TENNESSEE TECH U
RHP
R/R
5'11"
175
06/13/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Goes by name "Bubbie." Very athletic with quick arm. Flashes good arm-side run and bore. Likes to get under hitters' hands. Flashes hard, tight, downer curveball.
716
MATTHEW FARNUM
TEXAS A&M U
RHP
R/R
6'1"
185
06/01/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Medium frame. Lean, slender, athletic, well-proportioned build. Strong, quick, easy arm with sound delivery. Throws downhill with riding life. Spiked curveball with short, quick, 11-to-5 break. Feel for straight change with deception. Excellent arm speed. Excellent makeup.
746
ZEPHANIAH ZINSMAN
LEWIS & CLARK ST COL
1B
L/L
6'3"
205
12/04/1978
4YR
 
COMMENT:
776
AMOS DAY
SOUTHERN U A&M
RHP
R/R
6'4"
210
09/29/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
806
JARED ODOM
VERO BEACH SENIOR HS
RHP
R/R
6'4"
185
09/04/1983
HS
 
COMMENT:
836
PAUL RICHMOND
BAYLOR U
C
L/R
6'2"
210
05/30/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
866
ERIK KRATZ
EASTERN MENNONITE U
C
R/R
0'64"
240
06/15/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
896
ANGELO PORFIRIO
RICE U
CF
R/R
6'2"
195
12/03/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
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