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Round Overall Team Player School State Bonus
1 10 San Diego Padres Cory Spangenberg Indian River (Fla.) JC Fla. $1,863,000
Spangenberg emerged as one of the draft's best pure hitters and should be the first college player drafted out of Florida. He's a Pennsylvania prep product who raked for one year at Virginia Military Institute in 2010, transferring after winning Big South Conference freshman of the year honors. He's a late bloomer physically, with a body type that defies easy categorization. While he isn't lean and athletic, he's also not stocky at 6-foot, 185 pounds. He produces well above-average speed, earning 70 grades on the 20-80 scale and posting 80 times on drag bunts (3.5 seconds from the left side). He also owns a pure lefthanded swing and is an above-average hitter. Spangenberg has hand-eye coordination, patience and the ability to manipulate the barrel, squaring balls up and lacing line drives to all fields. His swing lacks loft, but he has the feel for hitting to add power down the line, which would improve his profile. He has average arm strength, and scouts are mixed on his future position while often comparing him to versatile Marlins regular Chris Coghlan. He may lack the fluidity and footwork to stay in the infield. He played third base this spring at Indian River, but even those who like him at the hot corner admit he probably lacks the power to profile there. He played second base at VMI and shortstop in the Valley League last summer, where he was the MVP after hitting .399. His speed should allow him to play center field. Heavily scouted down the stretch, Spangenberg wasn't expected to make it out of the first round.
1 22 St. Louis Cardinals Kolten Wong Hawaii Hawaii $1,300,000
At 5-foot-9 and 180 pounds, Wong will likely be the smallest first rounder this year. What he lacks in size, he makes up for in tools, with his hitting ability standing out the most. With a compact lefthanded swing and good bat sped, Wong profiles as an above-average hitter who will spray line drives from foul pole to foul pole. He hadn't been pitched to much this year but hasn't gotten anxious or expanded the zone. He has a professional approach at the plate and a good understanding of the strike zone. He has surprising pop for his size and should hit 10-15 home runs a year as a pro. He's also willing to do the little things--he can bunt for a base hit and hit-and-run with the best of them. Wong has average speed and good instincts and is fearless on the basepaths. He's just as versatile defensively as he is with the bat. He profiles best at second base but could become a Chone Figgins type who moves around the field. He played center field as a freshman and has also started games at catcher and shortstop.
4 133 Florida Marlins Tyler Palmer Wayne County HS, Jesup, Ga. Ga.
Palmer is a savvy infielder who played shortstop in high school and could play shortstop if he makes it to Georgia, where he's committed. He's an average runner with strong instincts, and those instincts show up in the field and may allow him to stay in the middle of the diamond long-term defensively. His arm strength is plenty sufficient for the left side of the infield, but his bat is light for third base, as he lacks profile power. His bat fits better if he can stay in the middle infield.
5 175 Cincinnati Reds Ryan Wright Louisville Ky. $225,000
Wright's best tool is bat, which he showed last summer when he led the U.S. college national team with a .361 average, including a .458 mark at the World University Championship. He has a smooth righthanded stroke, making consistent line-drive contract. The 6-foot-1, 194-pounder has fringy raw power and speed, yet he has reached double figures in both homers and steals in each of the last two seasons. He has good hands at the plate and in the field, and his instincts enable him to play above his tools. He has started at five positions--second base, shortstop, third base, left and right field--at Louisville, and projects as either an offensive second baseman or a utilityman. His arm and range are average at best, but he makes all the routine plays. Wright started slowly this spring but rallied to carry the Cardinals down the stretch, and he may have played his way into the second round in the process.
8 266 Atlanta Braves Tommy La Stella Coastal Carolina S.C. $105,000
A fourth-year junior who sat out a year after transferring from St. John's, second baseman Tommy La Stella had a strong offensive season and swings the bat with authority from the left side. He's not athletic or strong enough to stay in the infield as a pro and is a bat-only player who figures to play left field, as he did in the Cape Cod League last summer.
10 303 Seattle Mariners Dan Paolini Siena N.Y. $125,000
A pitching prospect for most of his high school career, Dan Paolini sustained a shoulder injury and had labrum surgery before his senior year, but Siena still pursued him as a hitter. As a sophomore, Paolini ranked second nationally with 26 home runs, and the new bats this season only slightly slowed his production, as he walloped another 17. Scouts were more concerned with his numbers in the Cape Cod League, where he hit .200 with four doubles and one home run in 110 at-bats last summer. Power is his only plus tool, and he has a long, uppercut swing, making some scouts wonder whether his bat speed will play against premium velocity. Though he's a good athlete, Paolini bulked up this year and looked stiff. He is a below-average defender with an average arm and likely will move to left field. Paolini should get popped between rounds eight and 15.
13 398 Cleveland Indians Zack MacPhee Arizona State Ariz. $150,000
Second baseman Zack MacPhee was the Pacific-10 Conference player of the year last year after batting .389/.486/.664, the first year he started switch-hitting. He hit just .232/.377/.283 in conference games this year with college baseball's less-potent bats, though he still showed a patient approach. He took his walks and didn't strike out a lot, but put a lot of pressure on himself after his huge sophomore season. MacPhee has a tight, uphill swing from both sides of the plate. He doesn't have the arm strength to play anywhere but second base and is a fringy runner. He's a good defender at second base, but at 5-foot-8 and 172 pounds he needs either big tools or big numbers, and he had neither this year.
13 400 Houston Astros John Hinson Clemson S.C.
Hinson has good athleticism and tools, and he's a plus runner despite a back injury that caused him to take a medical redshirt in 2009. He's rough around the edges defensively, having stumbled at second and third base this season. He fits best as a utility player who focuses on the outfield, and some scouts soured on him after he turned down the Phillies as a 13th-round pick.
14 440 St. Louis Cardinals Kevin Medrano Missouri State Mo.
After finishing fourth in hitting (.321) and fifth in slugging (.423) in the Cape Cod League last summer, second baseman Kevin Medrano positioned himself as an early-round pick for 2011. He lost that momentum when he sprained his left shoulder in an early-season collision at home plate and got off to a slow start. He does an excellent job of using the whole field and making line-drive contact from the left side and has solid speed, but the 6-foot, 160-pounder doesn't walk much and has little power. He plays good defense at second base, though his below-average arm strength precludes him from trying shortstop. Scouts appreciate his blue-collar mentality but can't get past the fact that he's a second baseman with one plus tool. His brothers Steve and Jesus both played pro ball and reached the upper minors.
15 458 Cleveland Indians Todd Hankins Seminole State (Fla.) JC Fla. $110,000
18 559 Toronto Blue Jays Jon Berti Bowling Green State Ohio
Jon Berti has hit .368, .423 and .356 in three seasons at Bowling Green State. He's a 5-foot-10, 175-pound sparkplug with a line-drive righthanded swing and well above-average speed. He has a knack for squaring pitches up and using the opposite field, though he doesn't have much pop and struggled with wood bats last summer in the Cape League. His hands and arm aren't quite up to snuff at shortstop, where he made 17 errors in 46 games this spring, so he'll likely shift to second base in pro ball.
19 574 Arizona Diamondbacks Daniel Pulfer Oregon Ore.
19 583 Florida Marlins Connor Burke La Serna HS, Whittier, Calif. Calif.
20 603 Seattle Mariners Dillon Hazlett Emporia State (Kan.) Kan.
Dillon Hazlett starred for two years at Allen County (Kan.) CC and hit .324 at North Carolina last season before transferring to Emporia State for his senior year. He batted .433, set a Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association record with a 32-game hitting streak and ranked among the NCAA Division II leaders in hits (93), doubles (25) and steals (43 in 45 attempts). A 6-foot-2, 180-pound righthanded hitter, he's a good athlete with plus speed and solid power and arm strength. He played infield for most of his college career but looked more comfortable after the Hornets moved him to center field.
21 651 Chicago White Sox Joe De Pinto Southern California Calif.
21 652 Boston Red Sox Austin Davidson Oxnard (Calif.) HS Calif.
Austin Davidson plays shortstop in high school and could handle the position in college, but he projects as an average defensive second baseman with an average arm in pro ball. He's a good athlete with fringe-average speed and a chance for an average lefthanded bat in time, and scouts praise his grinder mentality.
23 697 Washington Nationals Khayyan Norfork Tennessee Tenn.
23 700 Houston Astros Ruben Sosa Oklahoma City Okla.
26 797 Detroit Tigers Colin Kaline Florida Southern Fla.
26 805 Cincinnati Reds Juan Perez JC of the Canyons (Calif.) Calif.
26 810 Tampa Bay Rays Raymond Church Florida Atlantic Fla.
27 835 Cincinnati Reds Taylor Wrenn Tampa Fla.
28 863 San Diego Padres Rashaad Ingram St. Augustine's (N.C.) N.C.
29 900 Tampa Bay Rays Jonathan Koscso South Florida Fla.
31 934 Arizona Diamondbacks Matt Jensen Cal Poly Calif.
33 997 Washington Nationals Trey Karlen Tennessee-Martin Tenn.
33 1004 Los Angeles Dodgers Malcolm Holland Hamilton HS, Chandler, Ariz. Ariz. $150,000
33 1006 Oakland Athletics Austin Booker California Calif.
34 1023 Seattle Mariners Taylor Smith-Brennan Edmonds (Wash.) CC Wash.
Taylor Brennan was drafted in the 29th round by the Angels last year out of high school but chose not to sign. Originally headed for Lewis-Clark State in Idaho, Brennan opted to remain closer to home (and make himself draft-eligible again) at Edmonds CC. Scouts liked Brennan more when he had a looser body and could play shortstop, but he has added 20 pounds of muscle to his frame in recent years and now is at second base. The bulk has hurt more than it helped. Brennan lost agility in the field, tightened up at the plate and is now a below-average runner.
34 1040 St. Louis Cardinals Tyler Rahmatulla UCLA Calif.
Bruins second baseman Tyler Rahmatulla has been snake-bitten over the last two years. He had a strong sophomore season (.328/.434/.509 with seven homers and 19 doubles) as UCLA's No. 3 hitter, but he missed the Bruins' run to the College World Series finals after breaking his wrist in the post-super regional dogpile celebration. When he returned last fall, Rahmatulla misstepped while taking ground balls in the Bruins' first workout, breaking a bone in the top of his foot and sidelining him for eight weeks. Then his season ended after just 18 games due to academic ineligibility. He has a chance to be an average defender at second base with an average line-drive bat and a blue-collar mentality, but his stock has dropped.
35 1052 Pittsburgh Pirates Reid Matthews Dobyns-Bennett HS, Kingsport, Tenn. Tenn.
35 1073 San Diego Padres Travis Whitmore Pittsburgh Pa.
35 1075 Cincinnati Reds Sam Kimmel Indian River (Fla.) JC Fla.
36 1094 Los Angeles Dodgers Kevin Taylor Western Nevada CC Nev.
38 1145 Baltimore Orioles Jerome Pena Texas Christian Texas
39 1186 Oakland Athletics Shane Boras Southern California Calif.
40 1202 Pittsburgh Pirates Raph Rhymes Louisiana State La.
40 1214 Los Angeles Dodgers Stefan Jarrin San Gabriel, Calif. (No school) Calif.
40 1218 Colorado Rockies Drew Stankiewicz Gilbert (Ariz.) HS Ariz.
41 1244 Los Angeles Dodgers Casey Thomas Desert Vista HS, Phoenix Ariz.
41 1253 San Diego Padres Dante Flores St. John Bosco HS, Bellflower, Calif. Calif.
Flores has been on the national stage for years, earning a spot on the USA Baseball 14-and-under national team in 2007. He made a favorable impression playing alongside St. John Bosco teammate Taylor Sparks in the Area Code Games last summer, and he showcased one of Southern California's best pure strokes this spring. His 5-foot-11, 160-pound build and quick, efficient, compact lefthanded swing prompt comparisons to Kolten Wong, a likely first-round pick out of Hawaii this year. Flores makes consistent contact and laces hard line drives to all fields, and he has a chance to be an above-average hitter as he adds strength. The bat is his only standout tool, however. Flores has wiry strength that gives him sneaky power, but he'll have below-average home run pop. He's a below-average to fringe-average runner who lacks the range and arm strength to play shortstop in pro ball. He plays second base in high school in deference to Sparks and profiles best at that position, with the actions to be an average defender and a playable arm. Flores has top-five-rounds talent but has told clubs he is determined to honor his commitment to Southern California, where he could be an impact player from day one.
42 1266 Kansas City Royals Joey Hawkins Sinclair SS, Whitby, Ont. Ontario
43 1315 Cincinnati Reds Ty Washington Plano (Texas) East HS Texas $300,000
Area scouts like Washington's plus speed, athleticism and makeup but wish he were bigger than 5-foot-9 and 160 pounds. He has the potential to hit for average, though he'll probably never have much power. He has good actions at shortstop but may lack enough arm to stay there, which could lead to a move to second base or center field. Washington has committed to both Oklahoma and San Jacinto (Texas) JC.
44 1335 Los Angeles Angels Landis Ware Baylor Texas
44 1346 Atlanta Braves Sutton Whiting Ballard HS, Louisville Ky.
45 1370 St. Louis Cardinals Cooper Moseley Central Alabama CC Ala.
The state's top junior college prospects are all Division I transfers. Cooper Moseley, a hard-throwing righthander, and Robert Shipman, older brother of Athletics 2010 draft pick Aaron Shipman, both started their careers at Georgia. Moseley's best asset is his low-90s arm strength.
45 1372 Boston Red Sox Matt Gedman Massachusetts Mass.
Matt Gedman, the son of former Red Sox catcher Rich Gedman, had a solid spring, hitting .397/.436/.571 for UMass. Also a backup goalie on the school's hockey team, Gedman is an athletic, scrappy third baseman who plays above his tools. He should get taken late as a senior sign, possibly by Boston, where he would get a chance to play for his father, who's also the hitting coach for the short-season Lowell Spinners.
45 1378 Minnesota Twins Julio Torres Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Gurabo, P.R. P.R.
46 1403 San Diego Padres Eddie Salomon Beaumont (Calif.) HS Calif.
47 1428 Colorado Rockies Casey Scott Notre Dame Prep, Scottsdale, Ariz. Ariz.
47 1435 Cincinnati Reds Kirby Pellant Chandler-Gilbert (Ariz.) CC Ariz.
47 1441 Philadelphia Phillies Andrew Amaro Penn Charter HS, Philadelphia Pa.
48 1453 Florida Marlins Chris Nunez Goddard HS, Roswell, N.M. N.M.
49 1481 Milwaukee Brewers Gant Elmore Yale Conn.
49 1497 San Francisco Giants Benny Sosnick Jewish Community HS of the Bay, San Francisco Calif.
49 1498 Minnesota Twins Drake Roberts Brenham (Texas) HS Texas
50 1520 St. Louis Cardinals Tyler Sibley Texas State Texas
50 1521 Chicago White Sox Jack Graham Seneca Valley HS, Harmony, Pa. Pa.