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Draft 2008
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PickTeamPlayerSchoolPosB/THtWtDOBClass
11Smoak, JustinU South Carolina Columbia1BS/L6'04"2201986-12-05JR400K
Comments: There are a number of top-notch college first basemen in this year's class and Smoak is right at the top of the list. That's because he's got a smooth and easy swing that generates plenty of power from both sides of the plate. This isn't college power; it will translate just fine to the pro game. He can't run and is limited to first base defensively, but there will be more than enough bat to make up for those shortcomings.
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993Petralli, BenjaminOral Roberts UCS/R6'02"1801985-10-07JR
1203McGraw, JamesCorban ColCFS/R6'00"1751985-02-155S
123Wieland, JosephBishop Manogue HS (NV)RHPR/R6'03"1990-01-21HS400K
Comments: While he doesn't belong in the discussion of elite pitchers in this Draft class, Wieland does have some pretty good pitchability. Not too many high schoolers can throw their breaking ball for strikes at will, but count Wieland among the few. With the ability to command his fastball and a feel for a change, the wiry right-hander is the kind of high schooler who could move fairly well through a system and emerge as a back-of-the-rotation type in the future.
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963Tufts, TylerIndiana URHPR/R6'03"1951986-12-05JR
213Thompson, WilliamGrace Prep Academy (TX)RHPR/R6'03"2101990-02-10HS400K
1023Schlecht, RyanMt Olive ColRHPR/R6'04"2351985-07-305S
1461Sample, TrumanCrowder ColRHPR/R6'05"2001988-08-16J1400K
1488Rosecrans, LeviEdmond Santa Fe HS (OK)CR/R6'04"1989-01-06HS
753Roark, TannerNo SchoolRHPR/R6'02"1986-10-05NS
1263Pryor, StephenCleveland St CCRHPR/R6'04"2201989-07-23J1
1143Ogata, JasonOregon St U2BR/R6'01"1951986-10-21JR400K
1380Morrison, ErikU KansasSSR/R6'00"1901985-10-23SR400K
483Miller, JustinFresno St URHPR/R6'03"1901987-06-13JR
573Martinez, HaroldBraddock HS (FL)SSR/R6'03"1901990-05-03HS400K
Comments: Martinez certainly looks the part of a future pro player with a good, athletic baseball body. He entered the season with plenty of expectations and hasn't lived up to them as performance hasn't met what many thought his potential will be. Someone dreaming about his projections will likely take a chance on him, but the question is whether it will be early enough to keep him from going to Miami.
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393Koncel, EdwardJoliet JCSSR/R6'03"1951988-07-29J2
903King, JustinJacksonville St URHPR/R6'05"2151986-10-06JR
663Hurley, TrevorKansas St URHPR/R6'03"2211987-07-28JR400K
603Hollander, MikeLouisiana St USSR/R5'09"1801985-10-30SR
543Hogan, DougClemson UCR/R6'03"2101984-09-29SR400K
1407Hill, LejuanAustin Peay St UCFR/R5'10"1751983-11-185S
933Higgins, KyleMonmouth USSR/R6'01"1801986-06-06SR
423Gutsie, JustinSt Johns URHPR/R6'01"2051987-01-07JR400K
513Guinn, DennisFlorida St U1BR/R6'00"2051985-08-02SR
843Freiman, NateDuke U1BR/R6'07"2401986-12-31JR
1293Eppley, CodyVirginia Commonwealth URHPR/R6'05"2051985-10-08SR
783Dove, EmmanuelElon UCFR/R6'02"1851986-04-08JR
303Castner, KevinCal Poly San Luis ObispoRHPR/R6'04"2301987-08-03JR400K
Comments: Big, intimidating and armed with a power arsenal, he's got the raw tools to be a short reliever some day. He'll need quite a bit of polish as he doesn't have a ton of experience on the mound. His delivery has been bad in the past and while it's been refined, he had some trouble maintaining it throughout an outing. But this kind of arm strength, in that kind of body, doesn't grow on trees, so he's bound to garner some interest.
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453Butler, JosephU New OrleansCFR/R6'02"2101986-03-12SR
633Brader, DustinArizona St URHPR/R6'04"2201985-11-13SR
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