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174
CHRISTOPHER WALSTON
EL CAPITAN HS
RF
R/R
6'6"
240
10/01/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Big, very strong, mature body. Obvious upper body strength. Build similar to Dave Kingman. Raw power. Can hit ball 500 feet when he makes contact. Strength that allows ball to explode off bat. Playable arm strength.
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.
183
CHRISTOPHER WALKER
GEORGIA SOUTHERN U
OF
R/R
5'8"
180
07/03/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Marvin Benard body type. Tries to slap down on ball. Defensively gets excellent read off bat, first step and route to ball. Just goes and gets it. Tough to pitch to. Line-drive swing, makes contact. Gets out of box well. Legit runner with baseball tools, kind pitchers love to have playing behind them. Self-made player.
188
BRIAN STAVISKY
U NOTRE DAME
CF
L/R
6'3"
225
07/06/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Extra-large, big-boned frame. Ryan Klesko look. Good approach to hitting. Strong, quick hands generate bat speed. Aggressive, solid contact. Tries to pull and drive pitches he can handle. Definite run producer with bat and power. Excellent make-up.
200
WILTON REYNOLDS
ORAL ROBERTS U
OF
R/R
6'4"
195
03/05/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
201
RYAN SPILBORGHS
U CALIFORNIA
CF
R/R
6'1"
190
09/05/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT: Medium frame. Athletic build, well proportioned. Short stride. Good athlete. Quiet, balanced, level swing. Quality at-bats. Solid defender. Competes with arsenal of solid tools. Currently playing right field, can also play left.
203
XAVIER ARROYO
ANTILLES HS
CF
S/R
6'1"
175
08/09/1984
HS
COMMENT: Medium, lean frame, wiry build. Natural right-handed hitter. One season at lefty. Compact stroke, contact hitter with alley power. Adept bunter. Quick jumps stealing bases. Good instincts, reactions in outfield. Enough arm. Good baseball habits. Very aggressive, makes things happen on bases.
204
JEFFREY LEISE
U NEBRASKA
OF
L/L
5'10"
165
09/18/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
212
WILLIAM BARRETT
U SAN DIEGO
LHP/CF
L/L
5'11"
185
03/09/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Medium size, compact frame. Similar to Randy Wolf. _ release. Sneaky quick fastball with occasional sink action. Fastball is effective, moves around in zone. Deceptive circle change with occasional late drop. Mixes pitches well and keeps hitters off balance. Good mound presence.
214
BRIAN WRIGHT
NORTH CAROLINA ST U
OF
L/R
6'1"
205
04/06/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
221
SCOTT ROBINSON
RANCHO BERNARDO HS
1B/OF
L/L
6'1"
185
10/14/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Build similar to Don Mattingly. Stronger than appears. Ambidextrous. Can catch as well and pitch. Solid hitting approach. Short, quick, compact stroke. Consistent hard contact. Sprays ball to all fields. Knows how to play game. Father is Bruce Robinson, former catcher for Yankees and A's.
223
ROBERT KINGSBURY
FORDHAM U
CF
L/L
6'0"
180
08/30/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Has look of Tampa Bay's Jason Tyner; lean, wiry athletic build. Loose, slight uppercut stroke with good extension. Correct, loose over-the-top arm. Long, easy strider with instincts and nose for ball in center field.
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.
231
JEFFERY SALAZAR
OKLAHOMA ST U
CF
L/L
6'0"
175
11/24/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
237
TYLER DAVIDSON
U WASHINGTON
RF
R/R
6'4"
240
09/23/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Extra-large frame, mature features. Lives in weight room. Rugged Rob Deer look. Strength in slight uppercut swing with lift, extension. Home run power to all fields. Good throwing mechanics with acceleration, carry. Catches what he gets to. Speed and agility for size. Corner outfield tools. Dangerous middle of plate away. Legitimate rightfield arm. Adequate defender who works hard.
239
STEVEN DOETSCH
DUNEDIN HS
CF
R/R
6'2"
185
12/02/1983
HS
COMMENT: Live, good looking athletic body. Bounce and glide to actions. Built similar to Johnny Damon. Has cannon for arm with easy, on-line carry. Show good defensive actions. First-step quickness. Can go to gap. Line-drive hitter with occasional home run power. Runs well, especially underway. Has physical tools, everyday center field speed and arm to play right field.
243
JASON FRANSZ
U OKLAHOMA
LF
R/R
6'3"
212
02/05/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
253
JOSEPH HICKS
FOREST BROOK HS
CF
R/R
5'11"
170
04/22/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Medium-small frame. Good body, live athletic build, similar to Colorado's Juan Pierre. Sound hitting approach. Line-drive stroke with quickness through zone. Good outfield instincts with easy, gliding stride. Playable arm strength.
263
ERIC REED
TEXAS A&M U
CF
L/L
5'10"
170
12/02/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
264
CALEB MAHER
CERES HS
LF
R/R
6'2"
180
03/22/1983
HS
 
COMMENT:
265
BRIAN BURGAMY
WICHITA ST U
2B/CF
S/R
5'10"
190
06/27/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
272
DOUG DEEDS
OHIO ST U
OF
L/L
6'1"
185
06/02/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
273
ADAM GREENBERG
U NORTH CAROLINA
RF
L/L
5'9"
170
02/21/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
276
ERIC VERBRYKE
CALIFORNIA ST U
RF/CF
L/L
6'2"
220
08/06/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
277
PAUL WALTER
WICHITA ST U
OF
R/R
6'2"
205
04/14/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Large frame. Strong, mature, well-proportioned body similar to Jim Edmonds. Strength in swing, occasional power. Arm shows proper action, on-line throws. Outfield reactions and instincts for average defense. Aggressive, strong runner.
295
LEONARD BIERNBAUM
FLORIDA ATLANTIC U
LF
L/L
6'3"
185
07/30/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT: Medium build, athletic frame. Body type like Luis Gonzalez. Bat speed through zone. Solid, line-drive hitter, gap-to-gap. Power to pull with occasional home run. Runs better under way. Makes plays. Can play all three outfield position and 1B. Smart kid.
299
RYAN BARTHELEMY
FLORIDA ST U
1B/OF
L/R
6'3"
225
05/19/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Big, strong, durable build. Built similar to Andres Galarraga. Makes contact. Goes with pitch. Occasional long ball power. Very patient hitter. Makes routine play. Quiet-type leader that comes to play.
303
KEITH BUTLER
LIBERTY U
OF
R/R
5'10"
180
08/11/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
312
MATTHEW LEMANCZYK
SACRED HEART U
CF
R/R
6'3"
200
10/05/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
313
ANTHONY BOCCHINO
MARIST COL
RF
L/L
5'11"
185
05/15/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
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