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Top 50 Rankings By Class

We rank the top college players




SENIORS
Rk. Player, Pos., College B-T Ht. Wt. Last Drafted
1. Scott Bittle, rhp, Mississippi R-R 6-2 195 Yankees '08 (2)
2. Kyle Thebeau, rhp, Texas A&M R-R 6-1 195 Padres '08 (9)
3. Trevor Holder, rhp, Georgia R-R 6-3 206 Marlins '08 (10)
4. Preston Guilmet, rhp, Arizona R-R 6-2 195 Athletics '08 (22)
5. Preston Clark, c/3b, Texas R-R 5-11 215 Cubs '07 (33)
6. Nate Lape, of, Marshall R-R 6-5 215 Rockies '08 (20)
7. Andrew Carraway, rhp, Virginia R-R 6-2 200 Never
8. Ryan Wood, 2b/rhp, East Carolina R-R 6-5 186 Brewers '08 (42)
9. Jared Clark, 1b, Cal State Fullerton R-R 6-4 215 Angels '08 (45)
10. Louis Coleman, rhp, Louisiana State B-R 6-4 190 Nationals '08 (14)
11. Luke Anders, 1b, Texas A&M L-L 6-6 225 Yankees '08 (16)
12. Ryan Hinson, lhp, Clemson L-L 6-2 235 Pirates '08 (31)
13. Ben Orloff, ss, UC Irvine R-R 5-11 170 Rockies '08 (19)
14. Nate Newman, rhp, Pepperdine R-R 6-4 214 Mariners '08 (10)
15. Miers Quigley, lhp, Alabama L-L 6-5 220 Twins '08 (36)
16. Nate Freiman, 1b, Duke R-R 6-8 245 Rangers '08 (28)
17. Evan Ocheltree, of/1b, Wake Forest L-L 6-3 200 Yankees '08 (44)
18. Luke Murton, of, Georgia Tech R-R 6-4 228 D'backs '08 (33)
19. Matt Way, lhp, Washington State L-L 6-2 182 Giants '08 (36)
20. Chris Rusin, lhp, Kentucky L-L 6-2 190 Athletics '08 (23)
21. Jason Haniger, c, Georgia Tech R-R 6-3 220 Pirates '08 (19)
22. Ben Soignier, ss, Louisiana-Monroe R-R 6-0 190 Marlins '08 (17)
23. Brad Glenn, 3b, Arizona R-R 6-3 225 Athletics '08 (17)
24. Matt Nohelty, of, Minnesota L-R 6-2 195 Twins '08 (18)
25. Brent Milleville, 1b, Stanford R-R 6-4 240 Angels '05 (39)
26. Chris Fetter, rhp, Michigan R-R 6-8 230 Never
27. Kent Walton, 2b/of, Brigham Young R-R 6-0 185 Athletics '08 (42)
28. Brandon Sizemore, 2b, Col. of Charleston R-R 5-10 200 Cardinals '08 (46)
29. Logan Power, of, Mississippi R-R 6-0 200 Padres '08 (25)
30. Adam Warren, rhp, North Carolina R-R 6-2 200 Indians '08 (36)
31. Ryan Lollis, of, Missouri L-L 6-1 193 Tigers '08 (20)
32. Avery Barnes, of, Florida L-R 5-11 175 Nationals '08 (40)
33. Mark Grbavac, rhp, Oregon State R-R 6-0 185 Mets '08 (32)
34. Brian Gump, of, UC Santa Barbara L-L 6-1 200 Mets '08 (46)
35. Brint Hardy, of, Alabama-Birmingham R-R 5-11 185 Never
36. Mike Spina, 3b, Cincinnati R-R 6-0 219 Twins '08 (48)
37. Jorden Merry, rhp, Washington R-R 6-1 190 White Sox '08 (14)
38. Collin Brennan, rhp, Bradley R-R 6-6 195 Indians '08 (34)
39. Sam Elam, lhp, Notre Dame L-L 6-3 220 Rockies '08 (23)
40. Brett Basham, c, Mississippi R-R 6-2 203 White Sox '08 (16)
41. Joey August, of, Stanford L-L 6-1 205 Never
42. Kevin Hoef, 3b/ss, Iowa R-R 6-2 195 Red Sox '08 (48)
43. Kevin Mahoney, 3b, Canisius L-R 6-0 195 Never
44. Nick Christiani, rhp, Vanderbilt R-R 6-0 185 Indians '08 (32)
45. Jared Eskew, lhp, Cal Poly L-L 6-1 185 Orioles '08 (47)
46. Chris Kupillas, rhp, Central Michigan R-R 6-6 230 Mariners '07 (38)
47. Chris Gloor, lhp, Quinnipiac L-L 6-6 255 Tigers '08 (39)
48. Landon Hernandez, c, Hawaii R-R 6-1 215 Tigers '08 (50)
49. James Ewing, 2b, Southern Mississippi R-R 6-0 190 Never
50. Tommy Nurre, 1b, Miami (Ohio) R-R 6-3 235 Dodgers '08 (38)

JUNIORS
Rk. Player, Pos., College B-T Ht. Wt. Last Drafted
1. Stephen Strasburg, rhp, San Diego State R-R 6-5 225 Never
2. Grant Green, ss, Southern California R-R 6-3 180 Padres '06 (14)
3. Alex White, rhp, North Carolina R-R 6-3 193 Dodgers '06 (14)
4. Dustin Ackley, 1b/of, North Carolina L-R 6-1 184 Never
5. Kyle Gibson, rhp, Missouri R-R 6-6 195 Phillies '06 (36)
6. Kendal Volz, rhp, Baylor R-R 6-4 220 D'Backs '06 (50)
7. Andrew Oliver, lhp, Oklahoma State L-L 6-3 209 Twins '06 (17)
8. Mike Minor, lhp, Vanderbilt L-L 6-4 210 Rays '06 (13)
9. Jason Stoffel, rhp, Arizona R-R 6-2 215 Never
10. A.J. Pollock, of/2b, Notre Dame R-R 6-1 200 Never
11. Mike Leake, rhp, Arizona State R-R 6-1 170 Athletics '06 (7)
12. Blake Smith, of/rhp, California L-R 6-2 220 Never
13. Ryan Jackson, ss, Miami R-R 6-3 180 Never
14. Brett Jackson, of, California L-R 6-2 210 Never
15. Matt den Dekker, of, Florida L-L 6-1 205 Never
16. Ben Tootle, rhp, Jacksonville State R-R 6-1 170 Never
17. Kyle Heckathorn, rhp, Kennesaw State R-R 6-6 235 Never
18. Jeff Inman, rhp, Stanford R-R 6-2 185 Royals '06 (19)
19. Rich Poythress, 1b, Georgia R-R 6-4 235 Never
20. Ben Paulsen, 1b, Clemson L-R 6-3 195 Never
21. Tyler Lyons, lhp, Oklahoma State B-L 6-2 195 Never
22. Robbie Shields, ss/2b, Florida Southern R-R 6-1 195 Never
23. Alex McRee, lhp, Georgia L-L 6-6 230 Rays '06 (48)
24. Alex Wilson, rhp, Texas A&M R-R 6-1 215 Cubs '08 (10)
25. Brad Stillings, rhp, Kent State R-L 6-3 200 Never
26. Matt Thomson, rhp, San Diego R-R 6-4 195 Blue Jays '07 (22)
27. Jason Kipnis, of, Arizona State L-R 6-1 180 Padres '08 (4)
28. Jared Mitchell, of, Louisiana State L-L 6-1 185 Twins '06 (10)
29. Josh Phegley, c, Indiana R-R 5-11 215 Never
30. Joe Kelly, rhp, UC Riverside R-R 6-1 165 Never
31. James Jones, lhp, Long Island L-L 6-3 185 Never
32. Brad Boxberger, rhp, Southern California R-R 6-2 195 Royals '06 (20)
33. Tim Wheeler, of, Sacramento State L-R 6-4 195 Never
34. Trevor Coleman, c, Missouri B-R 6-1 214 Reds '06 (38)
35. Nick Hernandez, lhp, Tennessee L-L 6-4 200 Athletics '06 (32)
36. Marc Krauss, of, Ohio L-R 6-3 225 Never
37. Matt Bashore, lhp, Indiana L-L 6-3 200 Never
38. Ryan Wheeler, 1b/3b, Loyola Marymount L-R 6-4 220 Never
39. Chris Dominguez, 3b, Louisville R-R 6-4 240 Rockies '08 (5)
40. Ryan Ortiz, c, Oregon State R-R 6-3 185 Never
41. Tommy Mendonca, 3b, Fresno State L-R 6-1 200 Never
42. Tony Sanchez, c, Boston College R-R 6-1 220 Never
43. Kyle Seager, 2b/3b, North Carolina L-R 6-1 187 Never
44. Jeff Kobernus, 3b, California R-R 6-2 195 Never
45. Zach Von Tersch, rhp, Georgia Tech R-R 6-5 202 Nationals '06 (38)
46. Sean Black, rhp, Seton Hall R-R 6-5 195 Nationals '06 (2)
47. Del Howell, lhp, Alabama L-L 6-3 200 Yankees '06 (18)
48. Blake Dean, of, Louisiana State L-L 6-1 208 Never
49. Tommy Medica, c, Santa Clara R-R 6-1 190 Never
50. Angelo Songco, of, Loyola Marymount L-R 6-1 175 Never

SOPHOMORES
Rk. Player, Pos., College B-T Ht. Wt. Last Drafted
1. Matt Harvey, rhp, North Carolina R-R 6-4 210 Angels '07 (3)
2. *Kentrail Davis, of, Tennessee L-R 5-9 200 Rockies '07 (14)
3. *D.J. Lemahieu, ss, Louisiana State R-R 6-4 193 Tigers '07 (41)
4. Barret Loux, rhp, Texas A&M R-R 6-5 215 Tigers '07 (24)
5. Sammy Solis, lhp, San Diego L-L 6-5 228 D'Backs '07 (18)
6. Brandon Workman, rhp, Texas R-R 6-5 220 Phillies '07 (3)
7. Victor Sanchez, 3b, San Diego R-R 6-2 180 Cubs '07 (25)
8. Kyle Blair, rhp, San Diego R-R 6-3 200 Dodgers '07 (5)
9. Kevin Keyes, of, Texas R-R 6-4 225 Rangers '07 (26)
10. Derek Dietrich, ss, Georgia Tech L-R 6-1 195 Astros '07 (3)
11. Drew Pomeranz, lhp, Mississippi L-L 6-5 231 Rangers '07 (12)
12. Christian Colon, ss, Cal State Fullerton R-R 6-0 185 Padres '07 (10)
13. Chris Hernandez, lhp, Miami L-L 6-1 195 Tigers '07 (14)
14. Hunter Morris, 1b, Auburn L-R 6-2 220 Red Sox '07 (2)
15. Anthony Ranaudo, rhp, Louisiana State R-R 6-7 231 Rangers '07 (11)
16. Nick Tepesch, rhp, Missouri R-R 6-5 225 Red Sox '07 (28)
17. Yasmani Grandal, c, Miami B-R 6-2 210 Red Sox '07 (27)
18. *Shawn Tolleson, rhp, Baylor R-R 6-2 225 Never
19. *Mike Nesseth, rhp, Nebraska R-R 6-5 213 Never
20. Scott Alexander, lhp, Pepperdine L-L 6-2 200 Reds '07 (37)
21. Deck McGuire, rhp, Georgia Tech R-R 6-6 223 Reds '07 (46)
22. Rick Hague, ss, Rice R-R 6-2 190 Brewers '07 (37)
23. Kevin Patterson, 1b/of, Auburn L-R 6-4 225 White Sox '07 (24)
24. Chad Bettis, rhp, Texas Tech R-R 6-0 193 Astros '07 (8)
25. Josh Osich, lhp, Oregon State L-L 6-3 195 Never
26. *Bryan Morgado, lhp, Tennessee L-L 6-3 203 Never
27. *Craig Fritsch, rhp, Baylor R-R 6-4 180 Never
28. Brett Eibner, rhp/of, Arkansas R-R 6-4 210 Astros '07 (4)
29. *Drew Storen, rhp, Stanford B-R 6-2 175 Yankees '07 (34)
30. *Sam Dyson, rhp, South Carolina R-R 6-2 195 Never
31. Kyle Parker, of, Clemson R-R 6-0 210 Never
32. Micah Gibbs, c, Louisiana State B-R 5-11 214 Never
33. Mike Olt, ss, Connecticut R-R 6-2 190 Never
34. Scott Woodward, 3b/of, Coastal Carolina L-R 6-2 200 Never
35. Josh Rutledge, ss, Alabama R-R 6-0 185 Never
36. Chance Ruffin, rhp, Texas R-R 6-1 185 Never
37. Brian Fletcher, of, Auburn R-R 6-0 190 Astros '07 (39)
38. Leon Landry, of, Louisiana State L-R 5-11 197 Reds '07 (36)
39. Ross Wilson, 2b, Alabama R-R 5-11 185 Padres '07 (35)
40. Kevin Rhoderick, rhp, Oregon State R-R 6-0 190 Tigers '07 (18)
41. Seth Blair, rhp, Arizona State R-R 6-2 190 Athletics '07 (47)
42. Brooks Raley, lhp/of, Texas A&M L-L 6-3 185 Never
43. Rob Rasmussen, lhp, UCLA L-L 5-11 160 Dodgers '07 (27)
44. Tanner Robles, lhp, Oregon State L-L 6-4 200 Angels '07 (14)
45. John Gast, lhp, Florida State L-L 6-2 216 Rangers '07 (5)
46. Daniel Renken, rhp, Cal State Fullerton R-R 6-4 190 Rockies '07 (35)
47. B.J. Guinn, 2b, California B-R 6-1 165 White Sox '07 (10)
48. Evan Danieli, rhp, Notre Dame R-R 6-7 230 Twins '07 (33)
49. Jake Thompson, rhp, Long Beach State L-R 6-3 220 Never
50. Gary Brown, 3b/of, Cal State Fullerton R-R 6-0 180 Athletics '07 (12)

FRESHMEN
Rk. Player, Pos., College B-T Ht. Wt. Last Drafted
1. Gerrit Cole, rhp, UCLA R-R 6-4 215 Yankees '08 (1)
2. Alex Meyer, rhp, Kentucky R-R 6-8 205 Red Sox '08 (20)
3. Nick Maronde, lhp, Florida B-L 6-3 195 Athletics '08 (43)
4. Sonny Gray, rhp, Vanderbilt R-R 5-11 180 Cubs '08 (27)
5. Zack Cox, 3b/rhp, Arkansas L-R 6-0 215 Dodgers '08 (20)
6. Brett Mooneyham, lhp, Stanford L-L 6-5 220 Padres '08 (15)
7. Danny Hultzen, lhp/1b, Virginia L-L 6-2 190 D'Backs '08 (10)
8. Brian Humphries, of, Pepperdine L-R 6-2 183 Red Sox '08 (19)
9. Taylor Jungmann, rhp, Texas R-R 6-6 195 Angels '08 (24)
10. Daniel Webb, rhp, NW Florida State R-R 6-3 215 D'Backs '08 (12)
11. Chase Davidson, of, Georgia L-R 6-5 230 Astros '08 (3)
12. Harold Martinez, 3b, Miami R-R 6-3 200 Rangers '08 (19)
13. Zach Cone, of, Georgia R-R 6-2 204 Angels '08 (3s)
14. Ryan O'Sullivan, ss/rhp, San Diego State R-R 6-1 185 Giants '08 (10)
15. Adam Smith, ss, Texas A&M R-R 6-3 200 D'Backs '08 (28)
16. Kyle Winkler, rhp, Texas Christian R-R 5-11 190 Brewers '08 (37)
17. Michael Palazzone, rhp, Georgia R-R 6-2 183 Braves '08 (18)
18. Zach Wilson, 3b, Arizona State R-R 6-1 200 Pirates '08 (26)
19. Tyler Pill, rhp/of, Cal State Fullerton L-R 6-1 180 Rockies '08 (38)
20. Jordan Cooper, rhp, Wichita State R-R 6-2 200 Red Sox '08 (17)
21. Ross Hales, lhp, Texas A&M L-L 6-3 190 Never
22. Jordan Swagerty, rhp/c, Arizona State B-R 6-2 170 Rockies '08 (44)
23. Anthony Rendon, 3b, Rice R-R 5-11 180 Braves '08 (27)
24. Ricky Oropesa, 1b/rhp, USC L-R 6-2 215 Red Sox '08 (24)
25. Austin Dicharry, rhp, Texas R-R 6-4 195 Never
26. Taylor Hightower, c, Mississippi R-R 5-11 195 Rockies '08 (42)
27. Donnie Roach, rhp, Arizona R-R 6-1 195 Angels '08 (40)
28. Ben McMahan, c, Florida R-R 6-0 205 Yankees '08 (30)
29. Andy Burns, ss, Kentucky R-R 6-2 185 Rockies '08 (25)
30. Brent Warren, of, Oregon State L-L 6-2 175 Athletics '08 (27)
31. Jason Esposito, ss, Vanderbilt R-R 6-3 190 Royals '08 (7)
32. Mike Dennhardt, rhp, Boston College R-R 6-0 205 Mariners '08 (17)
33. Eric Pfisterer, lhp/1b, Duke L-L 6-2 220 Reds '08 (15)
34. Chris Joyce, lhp, UC Santa Barbara L-L 6-0 190 Dodgers '08 (10)
35. Cecil Tanner, rhp, Georgia R-R 6-6 223 Braves '08 (36)
36. Shane Kroker, ss, Wake Forest R-R 6-3 192 Never
37. Kevin Brady, rhp, Clemson L-R 6-2 205 Orioles '08 (44)
38. Navery Moore, rhp, Vanderbilt R-R 6-3 205 Red Sox '08 (26)
39. Mark Ginther, rhp/ss, Oklahoma State R-R 6-4 198 Phillies '08 (48)
40. Jarret Martin, lhp, Bakersfield (Calif.) JC L-L 6-4 195 Orioles '08 (19)
41. Brandon Miller, c, Georgia Tech R-R 6-1 204 Red Sox '08 (33)
42. Daniel Marrs, rhp, Wake Forest R-R 6-3 221 Phillies '08 (40)
43. Anthony DeSclafani, rhp, Florida R-R 6-2 180 Red Sox '08 (22)
44. J.R. Graham, rhp/ss, Santa Clara R-R 6-0 175 Athletics '08 (46)
45. Ryan Carpenter, lhp, Gonzaga L-L 6-5 207 Rays '08 (21)
46. Keith Landers, lhp, Louisville L-L 6-7 220 Orioles '08 (18)
47. Aaron Gates, lhp/of, Pepperdine L-L 6-1 192 Rockies '08 (33)
48. Trevor Bauer, rhp, UCLA R-R 6-1 175 Never
49. Tony Zych, rhp/2b, Louisville R-R 6-3 180 Cubs '08 (46)
50. Kyle Barraclough, rhp, St. Mary's R-R 6-3 180 Never