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Pick Overall Team Player Position School State Bonus
1 1029 Houston Astros Jordan Jankowski RHP Catawba (N.C.) N.C.
2 1030 Minnesota Twins Bryan Haar OF San Diego Calif.
3 1031 Seattle Mariners Alex Ross C Bellevue (Wash.) CC Wash.
4 1032 Baltimore Orioles John Sewald OF Bishop Gorman HS, Las Vegas Nev.
5 1033 Kansas City Royals Marsalis Holloway OF Columbia State (Tenn.) CC Tenn.
6 1034 Chicago Cubs Christian Botnick RHP Notre Dame SS, Brampton, Ont. Ontario
7 1035 San Diego Padres Kyle Ottoson LHP Oklahoma State Okla.
8 1036 Pittsburgh Pirates Ryan Rand OF Langham Creek HS, Houston Texas
9 1037 Miami Marlins Patrick Claussen 3B Washington State Wash.
10 1038 Colorado Rockies Chris Cowell C Richmond Va.
11 1039 Oakland Athletics Devon Gradford SS Downey (Calif.) HS Calif.
12 1040 New York Mets Mikey White OF Spain Park HS, Hoover, Ala. Ala.
White is a key piece of Alabama's recruiting class, a dirtbag in the best sense of the word with solid tools, and he went 8-2 on the mound as well. The second-leading hitter for USA Baseball's 18-and-under team last fall, batting .415, White profiles as a leadoff or No. 2 hitter with average speed, a polished approach and surprising pop in his 6-foot-1, 185-pound frame. He turns in average times down the line and doesn't wow scouts with range, but he turns it up when he needs to leg out a hit, take an extra base or make a play at shortstop. He has good instincts that help accentuate his improving actions and solid-average arm strength, and he plays with intensity. Some scouts don't know where he fits defensively if he can't stay in the middle infield, as he may not have enough speed for center field.
13 1041 Chicago White Sox Ryan Castellanos RHP Archbishop McCarthy HS, Southwest Ranches, Fla. Fla.
14 1042 Cincinnati Reds Richard McCaffrey LHP UC Santa Barbara Calif.
15 1043 Cleveland Indians Matt Fultz C Lee's Summit (Mo.) West HS Mo.
An offensive-minded catcher with legitimate lefthanded power, Fultz could have played his way into the first 10 rounds. While he continued to show a nice swing and pop this spring, scouts were disappointed with the way his body and intensity regressed. They have serious questions as to whether the 6-foot-1, 225-pounder can stay behind the plate. He has a below-average arm and will have to work hard to improve his catch-and-throw skills. If not, he'll have a lot less value as a first baseman. At this point, he may wind up at Kansas State rather than getting picked high enough to turn pro.
16 1044 Washington Nationals Jake Jefferies 2B Foothill HS, Santa Ana, Calif. Calif.
17 1045 Toronto Blue Jays Brandon Lopez SS American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla. Fla.
Lopez joins a long line of recent American Heritage products, including Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer and Arizona State shortstop Deven Marrero. While Lopez plays shortstop in high school and has improved his defense this spring, he profiles as a third baseman as a pro. The righthanded hitter has added strength to his 6-foot-2, 185-pound frame and doesn't have the speed (7.0 seconds over 60 yards) to stay in the middle infield. Scouts who like him see power potential out of his fluid, balanced swing, particularly as he matures and gets stronger. He shows a willingness to use the whole field and can drive the ball to right field. Soft hands, nimble footwork and an above-average arm complete the third-base package. Teams that think Lopez will firm up his body and add power will buy him out of a Miami commitment.
18 1046 Los Angeles Dodgers Jordan Hershiser RHP Southern California Calif.
19 1047 Los Angeles Angels Zac Livingston C Arizona Christian Ariz.
20 1048 San Francisco Giants Zak Edgington LHP UC Santa Barbara Calif.
21 1049 Atlanta Braves Ben Johnson OF Westwood HS, Austin Texas
22 1050 St. Louis Cardinals Mark Trentacosta LHP UC Irvine Calif.
23 1051 Boston Red Sox Xavier Turner 3B Sandusky (Ohio) HS Ohio
Turner punished the ball on the showcase circuit last year but hasn't done so as consistently this spring. The 6-foot-2, 212-pounder still ranks as one of the best high school bats in the Great Lakes region, but scouts question whether he'll go high enough in the draft to give up his commitment to Vanderbilt. Turner has a quick righthanded swing and the strength for promising power potential. He also shows a willingness to use the middle of the field rather than just selling out for power in an attempt to impress scouts. He has solid speed, arm strength and athleticism, but he'll have to move off shortstop in college or pro ball. Turner profiles as a third baseman, but his hands may be too hard for the infield and could push him to an outfield corner.
24 1052 Tampa Bay Rays Ryan Garton RHP Florida Atlantic Fla.
25 1053 Arizona Diamondbacks Jared Ray RHP Houston Texas
26 1054 Detroit Tigers Matt Davenport RHP William & Mary Va.
27 1055 Milwaukee Brewers Tommy Burns RHP Don Bosco Prep, Ramsey, N.J. N.J.
28 1056 Texas Rangers David Lyon C Kent State Ohio
29 1057 New York Yankees Eric Erickson LHP Miami Fla.
30 1058 Philadelphia Phillies Darrell Miller Jr. C Servite HS, Anaheim Calif.