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Round Overall Team Player School State Bonus
1 12 Oakland Athletics Jemile Weeks Miami Fla. $1,910,000
The brother of Brewers second baseman Rickie, Weeks is an accomplished middle infielder with above-average athleticism. Drafted out of high school by the Brewers in the eighth round in 2005, Weeks elected to attend Miami instead. He competed on the U.S. college national team following his freshman and sophomore seasons and was named as a preseason All-American by BA coming into the year. A switch-hitter and plus runner, Weeks has the unique ability to put pressure on the defense with his speed on the basepaths. Although he is just 5-feet-9, 180 pounds, he is not limited to small ball as he has quick wrists and plus bat speed, allowing him to hit for power as well. Defensively, Weeks has shown flashes of making the spectacular play but needs to become more consistent with the routine play. Also, his ability to turn the double play needs improvement. In the pros, Weeks profiles as an offensive second baseman with less power than his brother but a better chance to stay in the middle of the diamond. He and Gordon Beckham are the most athletic college position players expected to be drafted in the first 50 picks.
2 49 Kansas City Royals Johnny Giavotella New Orleans La. $787,000
At 5-foot-8 and 185 pounds, Giovatella is the smallest player on our Top 200 Prospects list, but his bat isn't short. He has hit .348 or better with more walks than strikeouts in each of his three seasons at New Orleans, including an outstanding 48-18 BB-K ratio in the regular season this year. Using a short, compact swing, he waits patiently for pitches he can drive to either of the gaps. He also hit a respectable .255 with wood bats in the Cape Cod League last summer. As an offensive second baseman, he draws comparisons to the likes of Dustin Pedroia (without the same defense), Dan Uggla (without the same power) and Mike Fontenot (with more strength). Giovatella is a solid-average runner who can steal a few bases. He also has arm strength, though he's just an adequate defender at second base. He receives praise for his passion and toughness.
3 81 Baltimore Orioles L.J. Hoes St. John's HS, Washington D.C. $490,000
Hoes first popped on the scouting radar in the summer of 2006, when he made USA Baseball's youth national team. The following summer he competed for the junior national team and has become known as an athlete on the baseball field. None of his tools are legitimate pluses, but all of them are at least slightly above-average. Scouts know Hoes fits somewhere on the diamond, but they aren't sure where. He has good speed but not quite enough to profile as a center fielder. He's a better than average hitter with power, but doesn't show the pop necessary to play a corner outfield position. He shows more power to the opposite field now and often hits the ball on the ground to the left, his pull side. Hoes has the athleticism and the plus arm to play almost any position, and it wouldn't be far-fetched to see him try the infield. With questions about his profile and a commitment to North Carolina, Hoes could be a tough sign.
3 106 New York Yankees David Adams Virginia Va. $333,000
Ranked as the No. 67 prospect in the 2005 draft by BA, Adams lasted until the 21st round, when the Tigers took him, because of a strong commitment to Virginia. He followed through on the commitment with the expectation that he would be the successor to Ryan Zimmerman at third base, though he has spent most of his time at second instead. After productive freshman and sophomore seasons at Virginia and in the Cape Cod League, Adams seemed to be on his way to possible first-round consideration. But he has had a disappointing junior year, batting .281--more than 100 points lower than his sophomore season. A gap-to-gap hitter with occasional power, Adams profiles as a second baseman at the pro level as well. He's an experienced hitter with an advanced approach and has a good track record of hitting with wood, though he has an unorthodox swing and scouts are unsure if it will play at the next level. In the field, Adams is fairly athletic and has the potential to be average defensively. He's also regarded as a good all-around baseball player with advanced instincts.
3 107 Cleveland Indians Cord Phelps Stanford Calif. $327,000
After Ratliff, Stanford's best position prospect is second baseman Cord Phelps, who offers a strong switch-hitting bat. One scout compared him to Chris Donnels for his upright offensive stance and swing from the left side, and Phelps may move to third base as a pro. He should have enough athletic ability to stay in the middle infield for a while.
6 179 Cincinnati Reds Alex Buchholz Delaware Del. $125,000
Playing third base for the Blue Hens, Buchholz profiles as an offensive second baseman in the pros. He led Delaware in hitting last season and hit .319 this year with five home runs.
6 191 Chicago Cubs Josh Harrison Cincinnati Ohio $144,500
Harrison was named co-Big East Conference player of the year after hitting .378 with 22 steals, though his feel for hitting is more impressive than his swing and he's just an average runner. He's stronger than Campana but isn't going to have much power with wood bats. Of greater concern is Harrison's defense at second base. He made 19 errors in 59 games and doesn't turn the pivot well, and he doesn't profile at another position. He's the nephew of former big leaguer John Shelby.
6 194 New York Mets Josh Satin California Calif. $25,000
After two difficult springs Satin put it all together as a senior. Satin showed he can hit with wood in the Cape Cod League--he was the league's all-star MVP in 2006--and has above-average bat speed that produces excellent power. He has played mostly second base in college, though many scouts believe he's a better fit in the outfield as a pro due to fringy range and infield actions.
8 233 Tampa Bay Rays Anthony Scelfo Tulane La. $107,000
Anthony Scelfo started nine games at quarterback for Tulane's football team last fall before playing six different positions for the baseball team this spring. His uncle Chris was the Green Wave's head football coach and his father Frank was the offensive coordinator when Anthony arrived on campus. At 5-foot-10 and 195 pounds, he has a more realistic professional future in baseball, and he has shown his dedication to baseball by playing in the Clark Griffith League the last two summers. Scelfo has a strong arm, average to plus speed and solid power. He led Tulane with 12 homers and showed unusual plate discipline for a player who hasn't committed full-time to baseball by drawing 53 walks. He projects most easily as a right fielder but may be able to handle an infield assignment.
10 293 Tampa Bay Rays Matt Hall Auburn Ala. $75,000
10 305 St. Louis Cardinals Alex Castellanos Belmont Abbey (N.C.) N.C. $70,000
11 336 Minnesota Twins Dominic De La Osa Vanderbilt Tenn.
De la Osa hit 20 home runs in 2007 and was drafted in the 10th round by the Tigers, but this season his batting and power numbers are both down, as he hit .297 with 10 home runs. De la Osa is a free swinger and somewhat streaky, making his bat his main question mark. He's a plus runner with arm strength, athleticism and raw power. He's also an advanced baserunner and uses his speed often, stealing 27 bases this season. De la Osa is a versatile defender and could play either in the outfield or second base.
11 342 Seattle Mariners Matt Jensen Clovis (Calif.) East HS Calif.
12 358 Florida Marlins Brandon Turner Mississippi State Miss.
12 371 Chicago Cubs Jake Opitz Nebraska Neb.
Opitz is an outstanding defender who also has a good offensive approach and bat speed.
13 388 Florida Marlins Danny Pertusati Damien HS, La Verne, Calif. Calif.
13 391 Washington Nationals Blake Stouffer Texas A&M Texas
Blake Stouffer, was a fourth-round pick of the Reds in 2007, when he led NCAA Division I with 85 RBIs. Scouts saw him as a switch-hitter with gap power and solid speed, and the big knock on him was that he didn't profile well defensively at any position. After negotiations soured with Cincinnati, Stouffer came back for his senior season and proved he could handle second base well enough to play there in pro ball. But his offensive performance regressed, and he's unlikely to get the $200,000 the Reds reportedly offered him a year ago.
13 407 Colorado Rockies Erik Wetzel Fresno State Calif. $100,000
15 447 San Francisco Giants Dan Cook Florida Atlantic Fla.
Daniel Cook took a foul ball off his foot early in the season, causing him to miss almost half the season. A switch-hitting third baseman, Cook is athletic and could also play in the outfield. Cook is 6-foot-3, 175 pounds and has room to add strength. He's a quality senior sign with upside.
15 463 Detroit Tigers Alden Carrithers UCLA Calif.
16 486 Minnesota Twins Kolten Wong Kamehameha HS, Hilo, Hawaii Hawaii
16 492 Seattle Mariners Ben Billingsley Lenoir (N.C.) CC N.C.
17 503 Tampa Bay Rays Jeremy Beckham Georgia Southern Ga.
17 512 Houston Astros Andy Simunic Tennessee Tenn.
19 587 Colorado Rockies Ben Orloff UC Irvine Calif.
20 593 Tampa Bay Rays Jason Tweedy Long Beach State Calif.
20 597 San Francisco Giants Trey Sutton Southern Mississippi Miss.
21 628 Florida Marlins Lonnie Lechelt Oregon State Ore.
21 630 Chicago White Sox Drew Garcia UC Riverside Calif.
21 645 San Diego Padres Joey Railey San Francisco Calif.
21 649 Los Angeles Angels Dwayne Bailey Central Florida Fla.
21 652 Boston Red Sox Jonathan Hee Hawaii Hawaii
Fifth-year senior Jonathan Hee also could be a senior sign, and would kill for one of Haislet's tools. Hee scraps his way on base and has good hands, which work for him at the plate, where he can bunt and spray the ball from pole to pole, and in the field. He played shortstop mostly this spring despite lacking the range for the spot and fits better at second base or as a utility player.
22 661 Washington Nationals Chris Curran Miami Dade JC Fla.
22 676 Philadelphia Phillies Daniel Hargrave UNC Wilmington N.C.
23 697 Los Angeles Dodgers Brian Ruggiano Texas A&M Texas
23 703 Detroit Tigers Mike Gosse Oklahoma Okla.
24 733 Detroit Tigers Carmelo Jaime Miami Dade JC Fla.
25 762 Seattle Mariners Paul Robinson Paris (Texas) JC Texas
26 777 San Francisco Giants Ryan Lormand Houston Texas
27 816 Minnesota Twins Jerico Weitzel Ridgway (Pa.) HS Pa.
29 875 St. Louis Cardinals Brett Lilley Notre Dame Ind.
29 884 New York Mets Mike Giuffre Tottenville HS, Staten Island, N.Y. N.Y.
30 902 Houston Astros Mike Diaz Southern Connecticut State Conn.
30 904 Oakland Athletics Ryne Jernigan South Alabama Ala.
30 907 Los Angeles Dodgers Garett Green San Diego State Calif.
31 950 New York Yankees Spencer Lucian Princeton N.J.
32 960 Chicago White Sox Justin Marrero Reynoldsburg (Ohio) HS Ohio
32 978 Arizona Diamondbacks Riccio Torrez Brophy Prep, Phoenix Ariz.
Phoenix Brophy Prep infielder Riccio Torrez began the season as a preseason All-American after playing for USA Baseball's junior national team, going 6-for-14 to help the Americans win the bronze medal at the junior Pan Am championships in Mexico. An Arizona State signee, Torrez was panned this spring by scouts; three flatly called him a "college guy" as he lost some quickness and moved off shortstop to third base. He has a strong arm and strength in his swing but didn't perform this spring as he had in the past. He didn't measure up well in comparison to other prep infielders in the Four Corners area such as Nevada's Niko Vasquez and Colorado's Andy Burns.
33 989 Cincinnati Reds Taylor Wrenn Lakeland (Fla.) HS Fla.
33 999 Toronto Blue Jays Justin McClanahan Louisville Ky.
34 1035 San Diego Padres Matt Gaski UNC Greensboro N.C.
35 1046 Baltimore Orioles Buck Britton Lubbock Christian (Texas) Texas
35 1055 St. Louis Cardinals Shane Boras JSerra HS, San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Calif.
35 1064 New York Mets Kyle Suire Louisiana-Monroe La.
35 1067 Colorado Rockies Maikol Gonzalez Tusculum (Tenn.) Tenn.
38 1143 Texas Rangers Jason Ogata Oregon State Ore.
Jason Ogata has a big reputation for hitting that he has not backed up in college. His lack of a position troubles scouts, as does his lack of improvement. He might be best served coming back to school as a senior and learning to play the outfield. His hands are too hard for second or third base, where he fits best.
38 1153 Detroit Tigers Josh Workman Wichita State Kan.
40 1202 Houston Astros Scott Lawson Grayson County (Texas) CC Texas
41 1227 San Francisco Giants Correy Figueroa St. Petersburg (Fla.) JC Fla.
42 1264 Oakland Athletics Kent Walton Brigham Young Utah
Speedy outfielder Kent Walton was suspended at the beginning of the season for lack of church attendance at the Mormon institution. He was quickly reinstated but his performance suffered, as he hit just .309 with less power than his .350 sophomore season. Walton is a plus runner who runs a 6.5-second 60 and can play center field or slide in at second base.
42 1267 Los Angeles Dodgers Adam Moskowitz Valley HS, Des Moines, Iowa Iowa
43 1307 Colorado Rockies Alex Feinberg Vanderbilt Tenn.
44 1332 Seattle Mariners Donny Jobe Elon N.C.
45 1346 San Francisco Giants Kenneth Villines Riverside HS, Durham, N.C. N.C.
45 1357 Milwaukee Brewers James Kottaras Milliken Mills HS, Markham, Ontario Ontario
46 1382 St. Louis Cardinals Brandon Sizemore College of Charleston S.C.
46 1391 Colorado Rockies Jimmy Cesario Houston Texas
47 1415 Detroit Tigers Alan Avila Archbishop McCarthy HS, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Fla.
48 1428 San Francisco Giants Leo Ochoa St. Amable, Quebec Quebec
48 1431 Chicago White Sox Ricardo Alvarez San Fernando (Calif.) HS Calif.
49 1462 Oakland Athletics Matt Bowman Nevada Nev.
49 1477 Boston Red Sox Zach Gentile Western Michigan Mich.
50 1481 Baltimore Orioles Wes Soto Riverview HS, Sarasota, Fla. Fla.