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2003 First-Year Player Draft Tracker
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2003 First-year Player Draft
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 17DAVID MURPHYBAYLOR UCFL/L6'3"1951981-10-18 4YR 
COMMENT: Tall, athletic body. Similar to ex-Major Leaguer Johnny Grubb. Drives pitches to right side. Makes accurate throws. Solid makeup.
 32MATTHEW MURTONGEORGIA TECHCFR/R6'1"2261981-10-03 4YR56K | 300K
COMMENT: Larger version of ex-Major Leaguer Greg Luzinski. Crouched stance. Short stride. Strong. Generates bat speed with strength. Muscles ball. Does not need to get it all to drive it.
 49ABRAHAM ALVAREZCALIFORNIA ST ULHPL/L6'3"1851982-10-17 4YR56K | 300K
COMMENT: Tall, wiry physique. Similar to Orel Hershiser. Crafty lefty, knows how to pitch. Won't' light up radar gun, but comes with various arm angles and speeds.
 54MICHAEL HALLWALTON HSLFL/L6'0"1801985-05-20 HS 
COMMENT: Body similar to JD Drew. Slap hitter. Triggers hands but does not load them well. Strong, athletic. Tries to hit down and drives gaps. Tools to play. Driven. Wants to perform. Signed with Georgia Tech.
 84WILLIAM VAUGHANARIZONA ST URHPS/R6'4"2251981-06-04 4YR56K | 300K
COMMENT: Stays behind ball well. Aggressive with average fastball, most 90-91 with run and sink. Feel for curveball, tight rotation with depth and bite, throws for strikes in any count. Has a feel for pitching. Arm works well. Able to repeat delivery and throw strikes with four pitches. Good competitor.
 114JONATHAN PAPELBONMISSISSIPPI ST URHPR/R6'4"2201980-11-23 4YR56K | 300K
COMMENT: Has a pitcher's build, similar to Kevin Millwood. Live arm with solid mechanics. Average Fastball, slurve curveball. Throws changeup. Good reliever. Good command, needs more innings.
 144BRIAN MARSHALL VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH ULHPL/L6'5"1851982-08-30 4YR 
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 174JESSIE CORNJACKSONVILLE ST URHPR/R6'1"1901982-07-16 4YR 
COMMENT: David Cone type build. Throw the gun away with this kid. Knows what he is doing out there. Comes to compete and beat you. Good mound presence. Works fast.
 204JEREMY WESTARIZONA ST UCR/R6'0"2001981-11-08 4YR56K | 300K
COMMENT: Strong, stocky build. Big leg lift, steps to hit. Aggressive offensive approach. Bat speed on uppercut swing, good extension. Solid raw power to pull side. Hard contact, ball jumps off bat. Will crush mistakes. Defense will not play behind the plate. Tools better suited for 1B.
 234LEE CURTISCOL CHARLESTON2BR/R5'11"1851981-07-21 4YR 
COMMENT: Medium-large frame, stocky, compact. Quick enough to ball when barrel not dipped. Occasional HR pull power. Average arm. Adequate glove. Overacheiver, will do whatever it takes to progress.
 264JOHN WILSONNORTHEASTERN JCRHPR/R6'1"1901982-11-24 JR 
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 294CHRISTOPHER DURBINBAYLOR UCFR/R6'0"1801981-09-08 4YR 
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 324BARRY HERTZLERCENTRAL CONNECTICUT STRHPR/R6'2"2051981-02-15 4YR 
COMMENT: Slimmed down since last spring. Loose arm. Fair effort start to finish. Good front extension. Aggressive, focused with energy. Throws strikes. Works fast.
 354JUSTIN STURGECOASTAL CAROLINA ULHPR/L6'4"1901981-05-04 4YR 
COMMENT: Offers org lh arm, strikes & enuf stuff to stick around. All pitches below average, only cb small chance at avg. Ltd proj. Any improvements involve increased savvy & better chg.
 384ZACHARY BASCHU NEVADA-RENORHPR/R0'63"1851981-06-22 4YR 
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 414ZACHARY BOROWIAKSOUTHEAST MISSOURI ST USSR/R6'1"1851981-05-18 4YR 
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 444CHRISTOPHER TURNERTEXARKANA JCCFR/R6'0"1901983-12-02 JR 
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 474KEVIN OOLMARIST COLLHPL/L5'10"1801981-01-04 4YR 
COMMENT: Mike Hampton-like stature. Loose. Fairly easy arm. Good biting slurve, potential out pitch. knows how to pitch.
 504WILLIAM NEWTONMOUNTAIN VIEW HSLHPL/L6'2"1701984-09-03 HS 
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 534ROBERT COCHRANMIDDLE GEORGIA COLLHPL/L0'62"1951982-10-16 JR 
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