Perfect Game 2007 National Showcase Top 10




CINCINNATI--Of the 17 high school players drafted in the first round last year, eight attended Perfect Game's 2006 National Showcase at the University of Arkansas. This year, the event was held at the University of Cincinnati and it again offered a handful of potential first-round picks. Following is a list of this year's top 10 prospects from the Class of 2008 in attendance, as judged by BA National Writer Alan Matthews in conjunction with scouts and recruiting coordinators, based on ultimate professional potential with some consideration to event performance.

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Rk.Player, Pos.School
1.Tim Melville, rhp Holt High, Wentzville, Mo.
2.Alex Meyer, rhpGreensburg (Ind.) HS
3.Gerrit Cole, rhpLutheran HS, Orange, Calif.
4.Eric Hosmer, 1bAmerican Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.
5.Aaron Hicks, of/rhpWilson HS, Long Beach
6.Michael Pallazone, rhpLassiter HS, Marietta, Ga.
7.Sonny Gray, rhpSmyrna (Tenn.) HS
8.Ethan Martin, 3bStephens County HS, Toccoa, Ga.
9.Harold Martinez, 3bBraddock HS, Miami
10.Kyle Skipworth, cPatriot HS, Riverside, Calif.