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Pick Overall Team Player Position School State Bonus
1 652 Washington Nationals Danny Rosenbaum LHP Xavier Ohio
2 653 Seattle Mariners Drew Hayes RHP Vanderbilt Tenn.
Sturdy, 6-foot-1 righty Drew Hayes has a bigger raw arm and runs his fastball up to 95 at times, usually sitting in the low 90s. A prep quarterback of some note, he's a solid athlete whose father Glenn coached baseball at Bethel (Ind.). He's a middle-relief profile with a modest changeup who was ill-suited to starting, but struggles by the likes of sophomore-eligible righty Chase Reid and senior righty Nick Christiani left the Commodores looking for answers in the rotation.
3 654 San Diego Padres Cody Decker 1B UCLA Calif.
First baseman Cody Decker played the lead as a senior in his high school play, often changing out of acting garb to rush over to the baseball clubhouse and put his uniform on. Now a college senior, he set career highs in average (.322) and home runs (21) this spring, feasting on anything middle-in. His shorter frame and high strikeout total--58 in 2009--may depress his draft position, but Decker's power should draw draft attention.
4 655 Pittsburgh Pirates Carmine Giardina LHP Tampa Fla.
5 656 Baltimore Orioles Cameron Coffey LHP Houston Christian HS Texas $990,000
After pitching in the mid-80s last summer, Houston Christian HS lefthander Cameron Coffey popped some 94s and consistently pitched in the low 90s this spring. The 6-foot-4, 205-pound Duke recruit's stock was rising until he blew out his elbow and required Tommy John surgery in March.
6 657 San Francisco Giants Drew Biery 3B Kansas State Kan.
7 658 Atlanta Braves Ryan Weber RHP St. Petersburg (Fla.) JC Fla. $125,000
8 659 Cincinnati Reds Dave Stewart 1B Grayson County (Texas) CC Texas
Outfielder David Stewart was the best position prospect in Missouri when he came out of high school in 2007, then couldn't crack Nebraska's lineup as a freshman and transferred to Grayson County CC. His best tool is his lefthanded power, as he uses the strength and leverage in his 6-foot-5, 225-pound frame to drive balls. He's a good athlete for his size and has thrown 90 mph off the mound, but he could wind up at first base down the road.
9 660 Detroit Tigers Matt Mansilla OF College of Charleston S.C.
10 661 Colorado Rockies David Born LHP Long Beach State Calif.
11 662 Kansas City Royals Ryan Dennick LHP Tennessee Tech Tenn.
Lefthander Ryan Dennick may have earned a draft spot by throwing very well against Clemson in regional play, working off an 88-90 mph fastball for seven innings.
12 663 Oakland Athletics Ryan Quigley LHP Northeastern Mass.
Some scouts are intrigued by Northeastern lefthander Ryan Quigley despite his poor numbers this spring (3-5, 6.35 with 80 strikeouts and 39 walks in 67 innings). Quigley's best assets are his 6-foot-4, 220-pound frame, deception and hard 1-to-7 breaking ball with good depth. His fastball velocity was disappointing this spring, as he worked mostly in the 85-88 mph range, and he struggles to throw strikes. Clubs that think Quigley could be a lefthanded reliever could look at him in the top 12 rounds and monitor his performance in the Cape Cod League this summer.
13 664 Texas Rangers Sam Brown RHP North Carolina State N.C.
The Wolfpack has several other pitchers who could go in the first 15 rounds, such as righthander Sam Brown, a tease who was a seventh-rounder out of high school in 2006 and an 18th-rounder last year as an eligible sophomore. He has low-90s velocity from a low-three-quarters slot.
14 665 Cleveland Indians Merrill Kelly RHP Yavapai (Ariz.) JC Ariz.
Opposing coaches gushed about righthander Merrill Kelly--likely because he shut down their teams and put up fantastic numbers this season. Scouts' reviews weren't quite as glowing. His fastball is 87-91 mph and his arm action is rigid. He has good command and mixes in a little breaking ball, but it's his changeups that are his out pitches. One is a traditional circle change with some sink, and he freezes hitters when he lops 20 mph off and floats a borderline eephus up to the plate. His brother Reid pitches in the Astros organization; Merrill is committed to Arizona State.
15 666 Arizona Diamondbacks Evan Button SS Mississippi Miss.
16 667 Los Angeles Dodgers Stetson Banks OF Brigham Young Utah
17 668 Florida Marlins Terrence Dayleg SS Western Kentucky Ky.
18 669 St. Louis Cardinals Joey Bergman 2B College of Charleston S.C.
19 670 Toronto Blue Jays Matt Fields RHP Gonzaga Wash.
Senior righthander Matt Fields is 89-91 and shows good pitchability, though he's already 23.
20 671 Houston Astros Mark Jones RHP Manheim Township (Pa.) HS Pa.
21 672 Minnesota Twins Buddy Munroe C Florida Fla.
22 673 Chicago White Sox Zach Kayne SS Davidson N.C.
23 674 New York Mets Zach Von Tersch RHP Georgia Tech Ga.
Righthander Zach Von Tersch has three average to fringe-average pitches. His fastball, which sits at 88-92 mph, is his best offering. He hasn't filled out the projections scouts put on his 6-foot-5, 215-pound frame and didn't perform well this season.
24 675 New York Yankees Ben Soignier SS Louisiana-Monroe La.
Ben Soignier played all nine positions for Louisiana-Monroe in an 11-7 victory over Houston Baptist on May 15, collecting three hits (including a double and a homer) and striking out two in a scoreless ninth inning. A regular reliever for the Warhawks, Soignier has set several single-season and career school hitting records and will be a position player in pro ball. The 6-foot, 190-pound righthanded hitter has good pop for a middle infielder and a knack for getting on base. His below average speed likely will dictate a move from shortstop to second base, but he does have a strong arm. A fifth-year senior who redshirted at Alabama in 2005, Soignier was drafted by the Marlins in the 17th round last year.
25 676 Milwaukee Brewers Mike Fiers RHP Nova Southeastern (Fla.) Fla.
26 677 Philadelphia Phillies Bronco Lafrenz C Indiana State Ind.
27 678 Boston Red Sox Jordan Flasher RHP George Mason Va.
Righthander Jordan Flasher had Tommy John surgery early in the 2008 season and was still working his way back into form this spring. He pitched just 20 innings and wasn't used on back-to-back days, though he did record six saves. He had 17 strikeouts while walking 10, reflecting the rustiness of his command. Flasher's fastball was at 88-92 mph this spring, though he has been 94-95 in the past and touched 96 in the Cape Cod League in 2007. His curveball gets good reviews but could use more depth. In addition to being a Tommy John alum, Flasher is undersized at 5-foot-11, 165 pounds.
28 679 Tampa Bay Rays Jake Sullivan LHP Arkansas-Little Rock Ark.
29 680 Chicago Cubs D.J. Fitzgerald 2B Dyersburg State (Tenn.) CC Tenn.
30 681 Los Angeles Angels Stephen Locke LHP Florida Fla.