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ADAM LOEWEN
FRASER VALLEY CHRISTIAN H
LHP
L/L
6'6"
215
04/09/1984
HS
COMMENT: Long, thickly muscled arms and legs on large frame, similar to Hall of Famer Steve Carlton. Effortless, three-quarter release with loose arm. Ball jumps out of hand. Downward plane and late, boring action with some sink on fastball. Sharp-biting, knee-buckling curve with depth. Change fades and sinks. Strong, durable with command of all pitches.
9
JEFFREY FRANCIS
U BRITISH COLUMBIA
LHP
L/L
6'5"
200
01/08/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Extremely tall, well-proportioned frame. Build like Oakland's Mark Mulder. Quick, whip-like arm. Releases fastball late. Fastball has natural tail, late sink when down. Hard curve has depth, late short zone bite. Turns over straight change, nasty, late sink with arm speed. Poised. Solid makeup. Lots of first-pitch strikes.
12
JOSEPH SAUNDERS
VIRGINIA TECH U
LHP
L/L
6'4"
200
06/16/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Extra-large frame. Durable build, large hands, strong. Build similar to Barry Zito. Smooth delivery. Fields position well. Aggressive with riding fastball. Effectively mixes in two-seamer. Slider is more of a slurve with late bite. Changeup is strikeout pitch. Improving every year. Good feel for mound.
15
SCOTT KAZMIR
CYPRESS FALLS HS
LHP
L/L
6'0"
175
01/24/1984
HS
COMMENT: Medium, wiry, well-defined frame. Three-quarter arm angle, high leg kick and lightning-quick, live arm. 91-93 fastball jumps out of hand, explodes at plate.
17
COLBERT HAMELS
RANCHO BERNARDO HS
LHP
L/L
6'3"
175
12/27/1983
HS
COMMENT: Angular, wiry, lean muscles, long extremities. High three-quarter release. Obvious quick, live arm. Natural lefty sink action. Fastball takes off last 10 feet. Occasional 12-6 break on curve. Good follow through and extension out front. Deceptive circle change occasionally backs up. Crafty, mixes pitches well. Excellent mound presence.
18
ROGER RING
SAN DIEGO ST U
LHP
L/L
6'0"
220
12/21/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Solid, muscular frame, similar to Mike Stanton. Powerful, quick arm. Sneaky quick, live fastball. Heavy fastball that occasionally explodes last 10 feet. Deceptive circle change. Pit bull competitor. Very confident, wants ball now. Goes by middle name "Royce."
31
GREGORY MILLER
ESPERANZA HS
LHP
L/L
6'5"
195
11/03/1984
HS
COMMENT: Long and lanky. Large boned. Narrow chest. Good strength potential. 3/4, no wind-up delivery. High leg kick. Knuckle-curve best pitch, frequent good tilt and _ downer rotation. Not afraid to throw it anytime in count. Fastball 88-89, sinks when down. Life to circle change.
32
LUKE HAGERTY
BALL ST U
LHP
R/L
6'7"
230
04/01/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Mark Mulder-type body. Lean, lanky build on large frame. Long arms, strong legs. Loose arm with average fastball. Tight slider with downward, three-quarter tilt, occasionally bites late. Change sinks.
34
DANIEL MEYER
JAMES MADISON U
LHP
R/L
6'3"
190
07/03/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Long, narrow frame. Thin, loose limbs, like Tim Hudson. Good arm speed. Sneaky, riding fastball (89-91), hits 92, some late tail and sink. Holds velocity from stretch. Playable, slow downward curve. Fringe slider. Deceptive, late-diving straight change is out pitch. Bottom falls out of splitter.
57
JONATHAN LESTER
BELLARMINE PREP
LHP
L/L
6'4"
200
01/07/1984
HS
COMMENT: Tall frame with long, loose arms. Reminds of former big league pitcher Mark Langston. Smooth, three-quarter delivery with high kick and easy, fluid arm action. Plus fastball with life reaches 92 mph with natural run and sink. Slow curve has good rotation. Deceptive arm speed on straight change that fades. Poise and presence.
62
JUSTIN JONES
KELLAM HS
LHP
L/L
6'4"
185
09/25/1984
HS
COMMENT: Long, slender frame. Rangy with plenty of room to fill out. John Smiley-like build. Loose arm, good extension and balance. Lively fastball with late run and sink. Three-quarter tilt curve, occasionally goes backdoor. Good feel for playable change that has late, diving action. Aggressive, hits spots. Has idea on mound, poised, good rhythm.
84
KYLE PAWELCZYK
CHIPOLA JC
LHP
L/L
6'5"
175
11/18/1981
JR
 
COMMENT:
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.
94
DANIEL CEVETTE
ELKLAND AREA HS
LHP
L/L
6'4"
190
10/19/1983
HS
COMMENT: Tall, very lean. Loose, long arms. Good pitcher's frame. Long-armed with average fastball. Works down and away. Makings of curve with occasional quick, tight rotation. Will throw change off fastball and curve. Stays ahead in count, hits corners. Aggressive.
98
WILLIAM MURPHY
CALIFORNIA ST U
LHP
L/L
6'0"
190
05/09/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Large, strong frame with strength throughout. Fastball sinks occasionally with some arm-side bore. Cut fastball occasionally for slider-like movement. Curveball has bite and depth. Change fades and sinks. Good arm speed, throws downhill. Works fast. Poised.
99
JARED DOYLE *
JAMES MADISON U
LHP
L/L
6'2"
195
01/30/1981
4YR
COMMENT: Durable build. Compact, well-proportioned frame. Taller version of Billy Wagner. Quick, whip arm. Aggressive fastball on inner half with ride. Also throws cutter with armside run and sink. Three-quarter tilt and some backdoor movement to curve. Feel for soft, diving changeup.
105
CAMILO VAZQUEZ
HIALEAH SENIOR HS
LHP
L/L
6'0"
180
10/03/1983
HS
COMMENT: Medium build. Athletic frame similar to Billy Wagner. Fastball explodes from hand, bores in. Sharp, sweeping curve action when snaps out in front. Deceptive change when maintains arm action. Poised, good kid with solid makeup. Good athlete, coachable, wants the ball. Also plays outfield and 1B. Came from Cuba two years ago.
107
JONATHAN FELFOLDI
GLENDALE COL
LHP
L/L
0'0"
0
07/06/1981
JR
 
COMMENT:
108
DANIEL CHRISTENSEN
XAVERIAN HS
LHP
L/L
6'2"
205
08/10/1983
HS
COMMENT: Baby-faced. Improved body in last year. Top arm action, especially loose and easy. Smooth, pretty-as-picture mechanics. Fastball tails and sinks. Changes speed on curveball with occasional sharp, late action. Circle changeup. Lots of mound presence, pitchability. Even-keel demeanor.
112
RICHARD HILL
U MICHIGAN
LHP
L/L
6'4"
185
03/11/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Slender, narrow frame. Long, loose limbs, like Oakland's Mark Mulder. Fastball has easy tailing action with occasional jump and will turn over occasionally. Velocity 88-89 mph, topping out at 90. Occasional curveball has some bite. Straight change deceptive at times, shows promise. Tries to move ball around.
119
NICHOLAS BOURGEOIS
TULANE U
LHP
L/L
6'4"
205
10/26/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Large frame. Loose, athletic build with long arms. Body similar to Andy Pettitte. Loose, easy arm action. Faseball has movement in zone with tailing action on outer half. Curveball is out pitch. CB big 12-6 action with tight rotation. Change has deception and movement.
120
RYAN RODRIGUEZ
KELLER HS
LHP
L/L
6'4"
215
07/10/1984
HS
COMMENT: Tall, strong, athletic body, similar to John Rocker. Fastball occasionally runs into right-handed hitters, some sink when down. Straight change occasionally sinks away from righties. Plays center field and swings bat well. Loose arm. Repeats delivery well with command of pitches.
122
ALEXANDER MERRICKS
OXNARD HS
LHP
L/L
5'11"
185
12/23/1983
HS
COMMENT: Medium, compact frame. Fastball with armside sink when down, runs when up. Throws curveball with tight rotation and depth. Circle change fades. Very quick in three-quarter slot. Consistent downward plane. Quick arm. Quality kid.
131
MARK MCLEMORE
OREGON ST U
LHP
L/L
6'2"
215
10/09/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Built like Mike Stanton. Large, square frame. Well proportioned, burly, powerful build with heavy arms and legs. Near-overhand delivery with fair mechanics. Occasionally gets quick through release point. Flashes plus fastball, sinks when down, mostly 89-90 and runs in on lefties. Slider is three-quarter slurve. Other pitch is splitter with occasional sink. Physically impressive. Bulldog.
134
MARK ROMANCZUK
ST MARKS HS
LHP
L/L
6'1"
185
09/24/1983
HS
COMMENT: Good pitcher's body, live and athletic. Similar look to Sterling Hitchcock. 4.0 GPA. Live, quick arm. Late small tail to fastball. Aggressive inside. Changes speeds on occasionally tight curveball. Sparingly uses potential nasty slurve-type slider. Throws curve for strikes when needed. Stylish, durable. Only two fastballs under 90 in seventh inning, many 92. Same velocity from stretch.
145
SEAN THOMPSON
THUNDER RIDGE HS
LHP
L/L
5'11"
165
10/13/1982
HS
 
COMMENT: Medium, wiry, slender build. Body like Billy Wagner. Poised mound presence. High, three-quarter slot. Quick arm with good mechanics. Mid-high 80s fastball that occasionally touches average. Plus curveball with sharp, downward break is best pitch. Relies on good use of curve, fastball, off-speed and location. Competitive attitude.
151
MICHAEL MEGREW
CHARIHO HS
LHP
L/L
6'6"
210
01/29/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Very tall, wiry, live body. Has added weight and strength past year. John Olerud-look. Ball jumps off bat. Aggressive, quick, slight uppercut. A selective hitter who goes to all fields. Homer-pull power. Strong arm. Long, easy strides and steals bases. Tw
159
MARK ROSEN
SALISBURY SCHOOL
LHP
L/L
5'11"
200
06/30/1984
HS
 
COMMENT: Square frame. Compact, solid build. Strength throughout. Shorter version of Randy Wolf. Occasional fastball tail, first base side. High-powered slurve has some late drop.
160
KENDALL BERGDALL
CIMARRON HS
LHP
R/L
6'3"
195
11/26/1982
HS
COMMENT: Large frame. Strong physical makeup. Body type similar to Steve Avery. Fastball can tail away from right-handers when down in zone. Tight rotation on curveball with short bite, disappears in strike zone. Pitcher's build.
161
PATRICK MISCH
WESTERN MICHIGAN U
LHP
R/L
6'2"
170
08/18/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT: Thin, slender frame. Long, loose limbs, similar to Tom Glavine. Good arm speed, easy mechanics. Tailing, running life to fastball. Turns over fastball for occasional sink. Sneaky quick at times. Good rotation to curve with downer bite. Changes speeds, mixes pitches. Deceptive circle changeup. A-plus control. Works plate well.
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