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Raul Rivera, c
Papa XXIII HS, Bayamon


Almost all of Puerto Rico's best prospects attended a showcase for scouts in early May, and no player helped himself more than Rivera. His catch-and-throw skills already were held in regard, but his bat was in question. He erased some of those doubts by hitting four homers and factors into the third or fourth round.

•Jose Morales. Morales has solid tools across the board for a shortstop, except for his speed. He runs a 6.8-second 60-yard dash, which is just average for the position, and he's slow getting out of the batter's box. On the positive side, he's a switch-hitter who can handle the bat. Defensively, he has a strong arm and dependable hands.

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