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PRINCE FIELDER
EAU GALLIE HS
1B
L/R
5'11"
286
05/09/1984
HS
COMMENT: Wide, heavy frame, especially through hips and thighs. Not sculptured look of most athletes, but better athlete than he looks. Excellent upper body strength. Son of former Major Leaguer Cecil Fielder. Quick, powerful stroke, short to ball with excellent bat speed through zone. Ball explodes off bat. Plenty of strength to hit with power.
16
NICHOLAS SWISHER
OHIO ST U
1B
S/L
6'0"
200
11/25/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Muscular, athletic build on large frame. Body similar to Rusty Greer. Quiet hitting approach. Quick bat through zone. Takes hands to ball well. Aggressive hitter. Shows power from both sides. Instincts for the outfield. Playable arm. Son of former Major Leaguer Steve Swisher.
19
JAMES LONEY
LAWRENCE E ELKINS HS
1B
L/L
6'3"
205
05/07/1984
HS
COMMENT: Large frame, long arms. Quick arm with sound, three-quarter deliver and bordeline, average fastball (87-89) with tailing life. Slow curve and excellent changeup with deception and life.
28
JOHN MAYBERRY
ROCKHURST HS
1B
R/R
6'5"
200
12/21/1983
HS
COMMENT: Tall, strong, well built, athletic body. Son of former Major Leaguer John Mayberry. Sound hitting approach. Good bat speed through zone. Good idea of strike zone. Has type of power that cannot be taught. Steady, reliable fielder. Confident approach both at plate and in the field.
33
MATTHEW WHITNEY
PALM BEACH GARDENS HS
1B
R/R
6'4"
195
02/13/1984
HS
COMMENT: Large build, athletic frame. Body similar to Travis Fryman. Quick bat with good extension through zone. Line-drive hitter with power. Patient hitter. Above-average arm. Good actions in field. Soft, smooth hands. Smart, confident player, consistent. Likes spotlight. Good work habits, good competitor.
54
WILLIAM JOHNSON
CLEMSON U
1B
L/R
6'4"
220
06/25/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
56
BRIAN DOPIRAK
DUNEDIN HS
1B
R/R
6'4"
225
12/20/1983
HS
COMMENT: A physical horse, solid muscle throughout. Well-conditioned athlete. Physically mature, built similar to young Jose Canseco. Powerful stroke with light tower, raw power. Really puts on show during batting practice. Good bat speed with extension and lift in swing. Ball really jumps off bat. Good carry on throws from outfield. Fair actions around bag. Some stiffness in actions, but agile enough to play corner outfield
77
LARRY BROADWAY
DUKE U
1B
L/L
6'4"
225
12/17/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
78
DAVID JENSEN
BRIGHAM YOUNG U
1B
L/L
6'3"
215
12/16/1979
4YR
COMMENT: Barrel-chested, toned, strong throughout frame, reminds of Todd Helton. Plus bat speed, extension through pitch. Compact stroke, hands inside pitch. Drives ball with raw power, loft to swing. Soft hands. Light on feet. One-hand fielder. Average tools across board. Plays hard. Baseball instincts.
124
FERNANDO PACHECO
MONTGOMERY HS
1B
L/L
6'1"
190
10/01/1984
HS
COMMENT: Mario Valdez-body. Very smooth, sure-handed fielder. Makes playing 1B look easy. Aggressive fastball hitter's approach. Quick, powerful bat through zone. Ball jumps off bat. Average arm. Competitive. Leader on field.
163
BRADLEY ELDRED
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL U
1B
R/R
6'5"
245
07/12/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Large frame, strength throughout body. Body similar to Mark McGwire. Big-time power to all fields, especially to left. Patient hitter. Makes hard contact. Runs well for size. Average arm strength. Solid action at 1B. Makes plays. Quick feet around bag. Very good athlete for size.
165
WALTER OLMSTEAD
TEXAS CHRISTIAN U
1B
S/R
6'6"
230
12/05/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Very large, well-proportioned body. Leverage in swing with light tower power from both sides. Moves well around bag. Soft hands. Smooth, easy runner, runs well for big man. Gentle giant, nice kid.
167
CHAD CHOP
VANGUARD U
1B
L/L
6'3"
215
03/21/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Big, strong, well-proportioned physique. Built similar to Paul Konerko. Short, quick, compact swing. Good bat control. Doesn't miss many pitches. Line-drive hitter with occasional power. Hits to all fields. Adequate defensively, arm playable. Also plays center and right fields. Plays hard.
185
JAMES JURRIES
TULANE U
1B
R/R
6'0"
195
04/13/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
216
ROSS MICHELSEN
LAMAR HS
1B
L/L
6'4"
195
02/02/1984
HS
 
COMMENT:
218
BRANT COLAMARINO
U PITTSBURGH
1B
L/L
5'11"
205
12/04/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Bull-strong, John Kruk-look. Moves well for build. Quick, short, contact. Excellent bat control. Guards plate, goes into ball. Knows strike zone. Fields position well. Playable left arm, but can throw with right as well. Hard-nosed. Heads-up baserunner.
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.
242
ADAM LIND
HIGHLAND HS
1B
L/L
6'2"
185
07/17/1983
HS
 
COMMENT: Lean build on large frame. Body like Brad Fullmer. Quiet hitting approach with quick bat through zone and good extension. Ball jumps off bat. Loft in finish for power. Handles bag OK. Playable arm.
292
NATHAN GOLD
GONZAGA U
1B
R/R
6'3"
225
06/12/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT: Large frame, well proportioned. Strong from top down. Avid weightlifter. Built like Montreal's Lee Stevens. Strong, extension in slight uppercut swing. Loft-type homerun ability to all fields. Loose arm. Playable around infield. Big target. Learning 1B. All or nothing approach at plate.
293
ROBERT WORD
U VIRGINIA
1B
L/L
6'2"
210
09/16/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
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.
321
RYAN SHEALY
U FLORIDA
1B
R/R
6'5"
239
08/29/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
330
SAMUEL HERRING
GEORGIA SOUTHERN U
1B
L/L
6'1"
210
09/24/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
334
WILLIAM PEAVEY
U SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
1B
L/L
6'4"
235
01/16/1979
4YR
 
COMMENT:
355
PAUL MCANULTY
CALIFORNIA ST U
1B
L/R
5'11"
220
02/24/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
366
MATTHEW MAMULA
POINT LOMA NAZARENE COL
1B
L/R
6'2"
210
02/10/1980
4YR
 
COMMENT:
376
MICHAEL HUGGINS
BAYLOR U
1B
R/R
6'3"
215
08/29/1980
4YR
COMMENT: Tall, strong, athletic body, similar to Scott Sheldon. Strong, quick, line-drive stroke. Occasional lift in swing. Drives ball in gaps. Adept around bag. Digs well with soft hands. Moves well laterally. Accelerating arm strength. Strong runner. Hard-nosed, dedicated player with good work ethic and versatile abilities.
396
BLAKE BLASE
JEFFERSON COL
1B
L/R
6'3"
225
01/31/1981
JR
 
COMMENT:
416
MICHAEL GALLOWAY
MIAMI U
1B/LF
R/R
0'62"
215
05/09/1981
4YR
 
COMMENT:
438
MICAH KAAIHUE
IOLANI HS
1B
L/L
6'3"
205
03/29/1984
HS
COMMENT: Tino Martinez-type body, only stronger upper half. Quick, powerful bat that balls jump off with authority. Very good power potential makes him interesting prospect. Goes by middle name, ''Kila.'' Father former minor league player.
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