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KEIUNTA SPAN
TAMPA CATHOLIC HS
CF
L/L
6'1"
175
02/27/1984
HS
COMMENT: Great, live, athletic body with bounce and glide to actions. Built similar to Reggie Sanders. Chokes up. Great acceleration. Compact stroke. Drives ball into gaps. Quick first step in outfield. Can go gap to gap. Also plays football. Potential leadoff hitter. Exciting player.
23
JEFFREY FRANCOEUR
PARKVIEW HS
CF
R/R
6'4"
205
01/08/1984
HS
COMMENT: Same type body as young Dale Murphy. Quiet hitting mechanics, often lacks trigger but takes a rip. Better than average athlete with above-average baseball tools. Attacks at plate. Serious bat speed. Covers plate, like to turn and can pull outer half, but can also drive opposite way. Exciting, plays wide open. All-American in football.
43
JASON PRIDIE
PRESCOTT HS
CF
L/R
6'2"
185
10/09/1983
HS
COMMENT: Good body, slender athletic frame. Wiry, muscular build. Aggressive level plane. Bat speed, extension through pitch. Doubles to gaps, occasional pull power. Good runner, quick advancing strides. Average, on-line arm strength across diamond. Fair glove actions, average range to glove side. High profile player. Makes things happen.
49
BRENT CLEVLEN
WESTWOOD HS
CF
R/R
6'2"
190
10/27/1983
HS
COMMENT: Medium-large frame. Good body. Quiet, balanced hitting approach with high hands. Strength and quickness in stroke to drive ball out of park. Hits ball with authority. Ball jumps off bat. Average arm with carry and playable outfield skills. Average runner. Also pitches.
69
JOSHUA WOMACK
CRAWFORD HS
CF
L/L
6'1"
185
01/05/1984
HS
COMMENT: Physical specimen. Conditioned athletic frame, similar to J.D. Drew. Plus wheels, accelerating speed. Short, compact stroke. Level swing with good bat extension. Fair bat speed through zone. Outfield instincts. Competitive. Also pitches.
74
ELIJAH DUKES
HILLSBOROUGH HS
CF
R/R
6'2"
223
06/26/1984
HS
COMMENT: Physical horse. Muscular, well-conditioned, athletic build, similar to former Major League Albert Belle. Powerful stroke, tremendous raw power. Ball jumps off bat. Solid runner, even better under way. Reacts well to ball off bat, but struggles with routes and angles. Raw athletic ability. Also plays football.
85
KENNARD JONES
INDIANA U
CF
L/L
5'11"
180
09/08/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Medium, well-proportioned, wiry frame. Plus runner to 1B with first-step quickness and range. Makes contact, sprays ball to opposite field. Disciplined, knows strike zone. Confident, gives great effort. Loves to play. Solid makeup a plus.
117
ROBERT MALEK
MICHIGAN ST U
CF
L/R
6'1"
200
07/06/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Sturdy, well-proportioned, conditioned, athletic body, like St. Louis' J.D. Drew. Good hitting mechanics. Quiet bat, short stroke. Straightaway, gap hitter but will occasionally turn on ball and show pull power. Good instincts on bases. Average arm with carry, life. Heads-up player, coachable.
140
CLARENCE FLOWERS
WALTHER LUTHERAN HS
CF
R/R
6'0"
185
11/12/1983
HS
COMMENT: Medium, athletic frame. Strength in hands for bat speed and power. Playable, close to average arm. Adequate instincts, range, skills to play corner outfield. Runs hard, average to 1B, adequate under way. Solid makeup. Nicknamed "Bo."
147
JONATHAN SLACK
TEXAS TECH U
CF
L/L
5'11"
180
12/04/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Medium height, lean body. Plays like Jason Tyner. Line-drive stroke. Quickness in swing. Bunts well. Disciplined hitter. Alert reactions in field. Makes accurate throws. Very quick out of box, runs better 1B-3B. Very good on-base percentage. Good leadoff hitter. Takes his walks, bunts, sprays ball around. Good work ethic.
152
MICHAEL THOMAS
A CRAWFORD MOSLEY HS
CF
L/R
6'0"
185
11/14/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Medium, solid, well-proportioned build with some upper body strength. Similar to Mark Kotsay. Close to average arm strength. Straightaway, line-drive, contact hitter. Uses all fields hitting. Plus runner. Good all-round athlete with tools, enjoys playing game.
153
SHAWN SCOBEE
RIO LINDA HS
CF
R/R
6'1"
205
10/11/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
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.
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.
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.
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.
231
JEFFERY SALAZAR
OKLAHOMA ST U
CF
L/L
6'0"
175
11/24/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
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.
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:
265
BRIAN BURGAMY
WICHITA ST U
2B/CF
S/R
5'10"
190
06/27/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
276
ERIC VERBRYKE
CALIFORNIA ST U
RF/CF
L/L
6'2"
220
08/06/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
312
MATTHEW LEMANCZYK
SACRED HEART U
CF
R/R
6'3"
200
10/05/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
324
AARON PEEL
SEMINOLE HS
CF
R/R
5'11"
180
02/08/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Strong, lean, athletic body. Build similar to Todd Walker. Generates good bat speed in arcing swing. Alert, energetic actions in center field. On-line, accurate thrower. Bounce and life in legs, runs better 1B-3B. Intense, aggressive player with great dedication for the game.
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.
336
MARCUS MCCLANAHAN
U ALABAMA
CF
R/R
6'3"
225
08/29/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
344
BLAIR IRVIN
PATTERSON HS
CF
L/R
5'11"
170
05/16/1983
HS
 
COMMENT:
358
DUSTIN MAJEWSKI
U TEXAS
CF
L/L
5'11"
190
08/16/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
381
BRIAN BARRE
U SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
CF
L/L
5'9"
185
06/23/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Small, compact and well built. Strong for size. Lenny Dykstra model. Aggressive. Tough out. Surprising power for size. Can turn on ball or go other way. Can go get `em in outfield. Not afraid to leave feet. Quick first step.
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