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Pick Overall Team Player Position School State Bonus
1 1103 Tampa Bay Rays Kramer Champlin RHP Olympia (Wash.) HS Wash.
2 1104 Pittsburgh Pirates Matt Curry 1B Howard (Texas) JC Texas
3 1105 Kansas City Royals Bradin Hagens RHP Briarcliff HS, New York Calif.
4 1106 Baltimore Orioles Chad Durakis C Maryland Md.
5 1107 San Francisco Giants Jeremy Penn RHP Western Oklahoma State JC Okla.
6 1108 Florida Marlins Drew Clothier LHP Army N.Y.
7 1109 Cincinnati Reds Randall Linebaugh RHP Baylor Texas
8 1110 Chicago White Sox Terry Doyle RHP Boston College Mass.
Righthander Terry Doyle shared pitcher-of-the-year honors in the Cape Cod League in 2006, when he ranked as the league's No. 18 prospect, but a number of scouts wondered where that pitcher had gone this spring. Despite a prototype 6-foot-4, 225-pound frame, Doyle works in the 84-87 mph range with his fastball, his delivery has effort and his arm is slow. He pitches off a high-60s curveball and doesn't throw strikes consistently enough, and he went just 3-8, 6.96 as a senior this spring.
9 1111 Washington Nationals Casey Selsor LHP Reagan HS, San Antonio Texas
10 1112 Houston Astros Kirkland Rivers LHP Texas A&M Texas
11 1113 Texas Rangers Matt Andriese RHP Redlands (Calif.) East Valley HS Calif.
12 1114 Oakland Athletics Ryan Doiron RHP Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La. La.
13 1115 St. Louis Cardinals Danny Jimenez LHP St. Charles (Ill.) North HS Ill.
Lefthander Danny Jimenez has emerged as the second-best high school pitching prospect in Illinois. The 6-foot-4, 205-pounder threw 88-89 mph as a sophomore before dipping to 83-85 as a junior. He was back up to the high 80s this spring thanks to improved conditioning, which can be partially attributed to playing for the St. Charles North basketball team. Jimenez shows good command of four pitches, though none of his secondary offerings is particularly impressive. He's considered signable and will play at Logan (Ill.) CC if he doesn't turn pro.
14 1116 Minnesota Twins Javier Brown SS Grossmont (Calif.) JC Calif.
15 1117 Los Angeles Dodgers Will Clinard RHP East Robertson HS, Cross Plains, Tenn. Tenn.
Will Clinard is another high-ceiling prep righthander with arm strength who's committed to Vanderbilt. He throws his fastball in the upper 80s and touches 90 mph, with a slider that has potential but is currently undeveloped. Clinard is a work in progress as he plays against lower-level competition and has had fewer opportunities to develop his game.
16 1118 Milwaukee Brewers Kyle Winkler RHP Kempner HS, Sugar Land, Texas Texas
In terms of stuff and effectiveness, Winkler may be the best high school pitcher in the state of Texas. Yet he won't be the first one drafted and may not get selected at all, because he's just 5-foot-11 and 168 pounds and has told teams he plans to honor his Texas Christian commitment. Winkler doesn't have classic size or projection, but he can carve hitters up with a low-90s fastball and a hard curveball. He has a quick arm and throws without much effort. He has plenty of mound presence and has proven himself against top high school, national and international competition. He pitched the U.S. national team to the title at 2006 Pan American Youth Championships, leading the tournament with a 1.15 ERA. Last summer, he spun a no-hitter at a Perfect Game World Wood Bat tournament in Atlanta. His fastball can get straight at times and he'll occasionally battle his command, but he's polished for a high schooler and can iron out those flaws with experience. He reminds scouts of Brad Lincoln, another short righthander from the Houston area who developed into the fourth overall pick in the 2006 draft following three years of college. Like Lincoln, Winkler is a standout two-way player--he's a strong-armed right fielder with a solid bat--though his future is on the mound. He'd go in the first five rounds of the draft if he were signable.
17 1119 Toronto Blue Jays Dallas Beeler RHP Jenks (Okla.) HS Okla.
18 1120 Atlanta Braves Lucas Hileman OF Anna-Jonesboro HS, Anna, Ill. Ill.
19 1121 Chicago Cubs Erik Hamren RHP Saddleback (Calif.) CC Calif.
20 1122 Seattle Mariners Brandon Pullen LHP San Diego State Calif.
21 1123 Detroit Tigers Nick Cassavecchia RHP Baylor Texas
22 1124 New York Mets Tim Erickson LHP Lamar Texas
23 1125 San Diego Padres Matt Means LHP Sonoma State (Calif.) Calif.
24 1126 Philadelphia Phillies Matt Johnson OF North HS, Riverside, Calif. Calif.
25 1127 Colorado Rockies Delta Cleary OF Louisiana State-Eunice JC La. $250,000
Outfielder Delta Cleary was the best athlete in Arkansas when he came out of high school in 2007, starring as a quarterback for Jonesboro High's football team and an explosive dunker on the Hurricane's 6-A state championship basketball team in addition to his baseball exploits. Cleary was so raw, however, that no team bothered to draft him. A cousin of Miami Heat star Shawn Marion, he helped Louisiana State-Eunice win its second Division II Junior College World Series in the last three years. A 6-foot-3, 175-pound switch-hitter, he has plus speed that he puts to good use on the bases and in center field. His bat and his power are still developing. Some scouts wonder how much he'll hit with wood bats, while others praise him for improving his stroke this spring.
26 1128 Arizona Diamondbacks Sanders Commings OF Westside HS, Augusta, Ga. Ga.
27 1129 Los Angeles Angels Evan Scott RHP Battlefield HS, Haymarket, Va. Va.
28 1130 New York Yankees Justin Harper RHP Yavapai (Ariz.) JC Ariz.
Justin Harper entered the year as the state's top juco prospect but endured a poor season, posting a 7.06 ERA in a wood-bat league. As a starter early in the year, he worried too much about velocity, saw his stuff flatten out and got hammered. Harper was better late in a relief role, punching his fastball back into the 91-92 mph range (scouts saw him touch 95 last year), and at times he has a power slider. He won't go nearly as high as he could have, however, with a better season. Harper has committed to San Diego State.
29 1131 Cleveland Indians Chad Bell LHP Walters State (Tenn.) CC Tenn.
Chad Bell is the top juco lefthander in the state and at 6-foot-2, 180 pounds was the Senators' best pitcher this season. A 25th-round pick by the Brewers last year, Bell pitches in the upper 80s and has improved both his velocity and his feel for pitching every year since high school.
30 1132 Boston Red Sox Tom DiBenedetto SS Trinity (Conn.) Conn.