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Pick Overall Team Player Position School State Bonus
1 1133 Tampa Bay Rays Anthony Haase RHP Rio Rancho (N.M.) HS N.M.
Prep righty Anthony Haase stands out in the state's prep class, which is unlikely to match last year's five players drafted. Haase has a chance to go high because of his present velocity and projectable 6-foot-3, 190-pound frame. He touched 92 regularly this spring and sits at 89-90 mph, with the arm strength and body to throw harder in the future. He jumps toward the plate in his delivery and needs help smoothing his mechanics, which should help his velocity and his secondary pitches. His curveball is ahead of his changeup. He's been Rio Rancho High's ace the last two years on teams making deep playoff runs (including last year's state championship), leading to heavy workloads, but generally has maintained his stuff. He's a New Mexico recruit and is considered signable.
2 1134 Pittsburgh Pirates Alan Knotts RHP Louisiana Tech La.
3 1135 Kansas City Royals James Thompson RHP Clovis West HS, Fresno Ga.
4 1136 Baltimore Orioles Thomas Phelps RHP Whittier (Calif.) Calif.
5 1137 San Francisco Giants Chris Wilson RHP Trinidad State (Colo.) JC Colo.
6 1138 Florida Marlins Joey DeBernardis 3B Lake Zurich (Ill.) HS Ill.
7 1139 Cincinnati Reds Ricky Bowen RHP Mississippi State Miss.
8 1140 Chicago White Sox Steve Domecus C Moorpark (Calif.) JC Calif.
9 1141 Washington Nationals Ronnie Labrie 3B Lynchburg (Va.) Va.
10 1142 Houston Astros Kris Castellanos LHP Newsome HS, Lithia, Fla. Fla.
11 1143 Texas Rangers Jason Ogata 2B 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.
12 1144 Oakland Athletics Bobby Crocker OF Aptos (Calif.) HS Calif.
Aptos' High's Bobby Crocker, has potential as a pitcher but has so many tools he's seen as a better fit in the outfield. Crocker has shown excellent bat speed as well as above-average running speed. His offense remains raw, and he was expected to wind up at Cal Poly.
13 1145 St. Louis Cardinals Dan Richardson RHP Delaware Del.
14 1146 Minnesota Twins Alex Mendez LHP Bishop Moore HS, Orlando Fla.
15 1147 Los Angeles Dodgers Tommy Nurre 1B Miami (Ohio) Ohio
16 1148 Milwaukee Brewers Michael Roberts C Virginia Military Institute Va.
17 1149 Toronto Blue Jays Quentin Williams OF Pittsburgh Central Catholic HS Pa.
18 1150 Atlanta Braves Jeffrey Richard RHP Coastal Carolina S.C.
19 1151 Chicago Cubs Sean McNaughton OF Brigham Young Utah
An All-Freshman choice in 2005 as a second baseman, Sean McNaughton returned to BYU this year after his two-year Mormon mission and led the team in the triple-crown categories as well as in stolen bases. He's a talented, physical offensive player with bat speed but no defined position or pro profile at just 5-foot-9, 180 pounds.
20 1152 Seattle Mariners Andres Esquibel RHP Kansas Kan.
21 1153 Detroit Tigers Josh Workman 2B Wichita State Kan.
22 1154 New York Mets Chris Hilliard LHP Itawamba (Miss.) CC Miss.
23 1155 San Diego Padres Zach Herr LHP Nebraska Neb.
24 1156 Philadelphia Phillies Jarred Cosart RHP Clear Creek HS, League City, Texas Texas $550,000
As an outfielder, Jarred Cosart broke Jay Buhner's Clear Creek High record for batting average this spring, hitting .506 to Buhner's .480. But pro teams are more interested in Cosart as a loose, athletic 6-foot-3, 180-pound righthander. He reached 96 mph with his fastball in the fall, but he topped out at 92 this spring. He's more of a project as a pitcher than he is as a hitter, as he has an awkward pause in the middle of his delivery that compromises his ability to throw strikes or refine his secondary pitches. He wanted top-three-rounds money to sign, which means he'll likely attend Missouri, where he'll play both ways.
25 1157 Colorado Rockies Tyler Pill RHP Covina (Calif.) HS Calif.
Pill's older brother Brett is a first baseman in the Giants organization after a strong career at Cal State Fullerton. Brett got the size, standing in at 6-foot-4, 211 pounds. Younger brother Tyler is listed at 6 feet, 165 pounds, and he's committed to Cal State Fullerton and also can hit. He was recruited as a two-way player and has a short lefthanded swing, but if a pro team takes him and tries to buy him away from the Titans, it would be as a pitcher. He's athletic and repeats his delivery, and he has shown excellent now stuff, touching as high as 94 mph and sitting in the 89-91 mph range. Pill also throws a tight curveball that shows potential when thrown with some power. He is expected to be a tough sign away from Fullerton, however.
26 1158 Arizona Diamondbacks Jesse Orosco Jr. RHP Grossmont (Calif.) JC Calif.
27 1159 Los Angeles Angels John Rickard C Bishop Gorman HS, Las Vegas Nev.
Catcher Johnny Rickard, whose younger brother Joey plays outfield for Gorman, committed to Division II Dixie State (Utah) and has above-average receiving ability, handling premium velocity from the deep Gorman staff, as well as an average arm.
28 1160 New York Yankees Clay Caulfield RHP College of Charleston S.C.
29 1161 Cleveland Indians Brian Grening RHP Cal Poly Calif.
30 1162 Boston Red Sox Bobby Hernandez RHP Barry (Fla.) Fla.