Draft Top 200

Statistics and skinny on the draft's top prospects






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Our pre-draft ranking of the Top 200 prospects for the 2010 draft, as selected by Baseball America's editors. Subscribers can click on the number in each player's ranking to be taken to that player's scouting report.

HITTERS
Rk. Name B/T Ht. Wt. Age AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB
1. Bryce Harper, c, JC of Southern Nevada L/R 6-3 205 17 .442 215
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Entered season with high expectations and surpassed them all.
3. Manny Machado, ss, Brito Miami Private HS R/R 6-3 190 17 .639 86 43 55 27 5 12 56 17
Emerging power for a player who should stick at shortstop.
6. Zack Cox, 3b, Arkansas L/R 6-0 215 21 .432 213 60 92 11 1 8 47 11
The best pure hitter and top sophomore-eligible in the draft.
9. Christian Colon, ss, Cal State Fullerton R/R 6-1 190 21 .350 217 60 76 14 2 14 55 12
Safe college bat emerged from slow start to lead Big West in HR.
10. Josh Sale, of, Bishop Blanchet HS, Seattle L/R 6-0 215 18








Physical beast limited to corner outfield, but projects as a .280 hitter with 30 HR power.
11. Michael Choice, of, Texas-Arlington R/R 6-0 215 20 .383 183 62 70 10 1 16 57 12
Has power, patience and a chance to play center field.
12. Kaleb Cowart, rhp/3b, Cook HS, Adel, Ga. B/R 6-3 190 18 .652 92 49 31 14 5 10 55 32
Would go in first two rounds as 3B, first-round arm, tough to sign.
13. Yasmani Grandal, c, Miami L/R 6-2 210 21 .428 187 47 80 21 1 13 54 0
ACC Player of the Year should be first catcher picked after Harper.
14. Gary Brown, of, Cal State Fullerton R/R 6-1 180 21 .438 210 62 92 20 8 6 41 31
Broken hand stalled his season; some clubs aren't on him this high, but his tools are big.
17. Nick Castellanos, 3b, Archbishop McCarthy HS, SW Ranches, Fla. R/R 6-4 210 18 .542 72 34 39 8 3 6 41 22
Rangy athlete emerged as one of top bats in prep ranks, led team to state title.
23. Brett Eibner, rhp/of, Arkansas R/R 6-4 210 21 .335 188 55 63 15 0 18 61 3
Top two-way college player in the draft wants to hit, has big-time power.
24. Justin O'Conner, c, Cowan HS, Muncie, Ind. R/R 6-1 190 18 .470 66 43 31 13 1 8 40 15
Offers righthanded, and his plus-plus arm plays well behind the plate.
25. Kolbrin Vitek, 2b, Ball State R/R 6-3 195 21 .368 220 71 81 20 3 17 68 15
Gifted hitter does it all for Ball State, will focus on outfield as a pro.
27. Austin Wilson, of, Harvard-Westlake School, Los Angeles R/R 6-4 210 18 .500 90 53 45 13 3 5 20 24
Stanford recruit has tools to match any position player in draft, save Harper.
28. Bryce Brentz, of, Middle Tennessee State R-R 6-0 185 21 .362 174 49 63 8 0 15 49 4
Encore to .465, 28-HR season in '09 was a mild downer; still one of draft's better power bats.
30. Yordy Cabrera, ss/rhp, Lakeland (Fla.) HS R/R 6-4 190 19 .333 45 21 15 4 0 3 19 2
Son of a coach has huge raw power, arm strength; will be 20 in September.
32. Ryan LaMarre, of, Michigan R/L 6-2 206 21 .403 124 36 50 7 5 5 31 7
Speedster bounced back from early-season broken thumb to hit with authority.
37. Kyle Parker, of, Clemson R/R 6-1 200 20 .373 193 69 72 14 0 18 56 4
True threat as power RH bat; scouts doubt athleticism of two-sport Tigers star.
39. Jedd Gyorko, ss, West Virginia R/R 5-10 185 21 .377 228 69 86 26 1 17 53 1
Plus hit tool with modest power but a position change is inevitable.
41. Jarrett Parker, of, Virginia L/L 6-4 210 21 .340 206 49 70 15 8 8 48 8
Very athletic, toolsy outfielder with plus raw power, speed and ideal frame.
45. Drew Vettleson, of, Central Kitsap HS, Silverdale, Wash. L/B 6-1 185 18 .490 51 28 25 4 4 7 29 3
Known as a switch-pitcher, Vettleson is a better prospect as a hitter with power potential.
47. Garin Cecchini, 3b, Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La. L/R 6-3 195 19 .545 33 24 18 7 0 2 14 23
Top hitter on U.S. 18-and-under team last summer tore ACL in right knee.
Rk. Name B/T Ht. Wt. Age AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB
51. Kellin Deglan, c, R.E. Mountain SS, Langley, B.C. L/R 6-2 200









Lefty bat and good receiving skills should make him one of first prep catchers taken.
52. Christian Yelich, 1b, Westlake HS, Westlake Village, Calif. L/R 6-3 190 18 .455 77 39 35 14 2 9 25 27
Athletic player should be an above-average defender, but how much power will he have?
53. Kris Bryant, 3b, Bonanza HS, Las Vegas R/R 6-5 205 18 .469 96 48 45 5 3 22 51 2
Huge power, serious questions about how much he'll hit, tough sign from San Diego.
55. Delino DeShields Jr., of, Woodward Academy, College Park, Ga. R-R 5-8 175 17 .415 94 41 39 11 2 9 40 29
Son of big leaguer has different profile but explosiveness to create name for himself.
60. Micah Gibbs, c, Louisiana State B/R 5-11 207 21 .408 213 44 87 13 3 8 53 7
The top receiver in the draft is also enjoying his best season with the bat.
63. Mike Kvasnicka, c/of, Minnesota B/R 6-2 210 21 .346 214 44 74 21 2 7 45 4
Scouts knew he had power from both sides but didn't realize he could catch, too.
64. Austin Wates, of, Virginia Tech R/R 6-1 180 21 .369 198 53 73 14 4 7 48 15
Athletic outfielder with plus speed and a knack for squaring balls up.
65. Hunter Morris, 1b, Auburn L/R 6-2 208 21 .398 236 60 94 17 5 20 67 6
2007 2nd-rounder has trimmed 30 pounds, added bat speed; more steady than explosive.
66. LeVon Washington, of, Chipola (Fla.) JC L/R 5-10 170 18 .341 138 38 47 11 0 8 25 8
Unsigned 2009 first-rounder had middling season, poor attitude . . . but can still hit.
67. Aaron Shipman, of, Brooks County HS, Quitman, Ga. L/L 6-1 185 18 .525 59 40 31 6 5 5 22 38
South Georgia's top athlete has tools to match more ballyhooed Atlanta-area rivals.
69. Derek Dietrich, ss, Georgia Tech L/R 6-1 195 20 .374 214 63 80 15 3 16 58 8
Doesn't have true profile, but lefthanded-hitting college infielders who perform don't last long.
75. Tony Wolters, ss, Rancho Buena Vista HS, Vista, Calif. L/R 5-10 190 18 .430 79 27 34 6 3 4 17 25
Infielder known more for polish caught in rules snafu, suspended late in season.
76. Matt Lipka, ss, McKinney (Texas) HS R/R 6-1 190 18








Star wide receiver has plus-plus speed, aptitude at the plate.
77. Dominic Ficociello, 3b, Fullerton (Calif.) Union HS B/R 6-3 170 18 .371 70 30 26 6 0 9 22 12
Intriguing hitter who could develop plus power as he fills out his frame.
87. Todd Cunningham, of, Jacksonville State B/R 6-1 205 21 .353 215 55 76 16 4 10 36 19
Cape batting champ is either a sure bet to hit or a tweener without a true plus tool.
88. Rob Segedin, 3b, Tulane R/R 6-3 220 21 .434 212 55 92 29 2 14 54 4
Put back problems behind him to have a monster season; also has a 94-mph fastball.
89. Alex Lavisky, c, St. Edward HS, Lakewood, Ohio R/R 6-1 210 19 .450 66 28 29 7 0 13 34 1
Stetson Allie's batterymate is one of the best all-around catchers in the draft.
90. Andrelton Simmons, ss/rhp, Western Oklahoma State JC R/R 6-1 180 20 .439 82 27 36 9 0 7 31 11
Curacao native is a standout defensive shortstop in a draft with precious few of them.
93. Gauntlett Eldemire, of, Ohio R/R 6-3 195 21 .391 192 56 75 15 1 15 54 16
He's loaded with tools but still figuring out how to get the most out of them.
94. Marcus Knecht, of, Connors State (Okla.) JC R/R 6-3 210 19 .453 192 71 87 24 1 21 81
Went from 12 AB at Oklahoma State in 2009 to 21 homers this spring.
95. Stefan Sabol, c/of, Aliso Niguel HS, Aliso Viejo, Calif. R/R 5-11 190 18 .375 88 37 33 10 1 8 21 16
Athletic enough that inability to catch shouldn't hinder him long-term; move to OF imminent.
96. Reggie Golden, of, Wetumpka (Ala.) HS R-R 5-10 210 18 .460 63 28 29 5 0 5 24 12
Raw, strong and toolsy prep outfielder played through hamstring pull all spring.
97. Chevez Clarke, of, Marietta (Ga.) HS B-R 6-1 190 18 .403 77 31 31 7 3 5 14 17
Obvious tools for speedy switch-hitting CF; performance hasn't measured up to Georgia peers.
98. Mike Olt, 3b, Connecticut R-R 6-2 210 21 .325 231 59 74 10 4 20 66 6
Big East's home runs leader fits 3B profile with agility, good glove and power bat.
99. Kendrick Perkins, of, LaPorte (Texas) HS L/R 6-3 215 18 .421 95 35 40 10 3 4 26 17
Star high school running back has huge lefty power to go with solid speed.
100. Leon Landry, of, Louisiana State L/R 5-11 195 20 .338 213 51 72 10 6 6 43 15
Potential four-tool center fielder recovered from losing his starting job as a sophomore.
Rk. Name B/T Ht. Wt. Age AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB
101. Ty Linton, of, Charlotte (N.C.) Christian School R/R 6-2 215 19 .448 96 39 43 9 0 10 43 14
Football recruit has RH-power Tar Heel baseball team covets; may not be signable.
102. Angelo Gumbs, of, Torrance (Calif.) HS R/R 6-0 200 18 .500 88 41 44 14 0 4 21 15
He's raw at the plate but has good bat speed and the potential to be a five-tool talent.
103. Devin Lohman, ss, Long Beach State R/R 6-2 195 21 .415 147 31 61 17 1 1 24 7
Next in the line of premium Long Beach shortstops has come on with bat this spring.
104. Joe Leonard, 3b, Pittsburgh R/R 6-5 220 21 .436 227 59 99 23 4 8 68 6
Top hitter, closer for Panthers has led them to cusp of NCAA regional at-large berth.
111. Sean Coyle, ss, Germantown Academy, Fort Washington, Pa. R/R 5-8 175 18 .506 79 34 40 10 3 11 44 19
North Carolina recruit packs big tools into compact frame, including plus-plus speed and a quick bat.
112. Marcus Littlewood, 3b, Pine View HS, St. George, Utah B-R 6-3 190 18 .481
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Move to 3B likely and bat doesn't profile great there, but has polish and intangibles.
115. Chad Lewis, 3b, Marina HS, Huntington Beach, Calif. R/R 6-3 200 18 .395 86 23 34 6 0 4 24 5
Prototype third baseman who just needs to make some refinements at the plate.
123. Cameron Rupp, c, Texas R/R 6-2 235 21 .309 204 46 63 13 0 9 51 0
He's Ryan Garko with more power and defensive ability.
124. Tyler Holt, of, Florida State R/R 6-0 190 21 .341 208 71 71 18 3 11 40 26
One of nation's top leadoff men the last three seasons; scouts still skeptical on his upside.
125. Will Swanner, c, La Costa Canyon HS, Carlsbad, Calif. L/R 6-3 190 18 .412 80 33 33 5 2 9 35 7
Still developing but with plenty of tools at the plate and behind it; could be tough sign.
127. Rob Brantly, c, UC Riverside L/R 6-2 200 21 .360 189 42 68 15 1 7 36 0
Solid profile for eligible sophomore who emerged with wood bats in last summer's Northwoods League.
128. Rick Hague, ss, Rice R/R 6-2 190 21 .339 227 59 77 18 0 11 47 8
One-time projected first-rounder hit just .290 and made 22 errors in his first 38 games.
129. Tony Thompson, 3b, Kansas R/R 6-4 219 21 .324 139 23 45 9 1 6 37 0
Big 12 triple-crown winner in 2009 has been slowed after fracturing his kneecap in February.
135. Mel Rojas Jr., of, Wabash Valley (Ill.) CC B/R 6-3 200 20 .396 230 90 91 17 7 12 64 61
Some scouts see Mel's son as a five-tool athlete, others think he's a tweener.
136. Christopher Hawkins, 3b, North Gwinnett HS, Suwanee, Ga. L/R 6-2 195 18 .513 113 46 58 19 1 14 43 5
Moving up even in crowded Georgia class thanks to 29-game hitting streak, power outburst.
138. Kyle Waldrop, of, Riverdale HS, Fort Myers, Fla. L/L 6-1 175 18 .506 79 46 40 7 2 8 34 21
Prep football player was finally healthy for baseball season, showed fast-twitch athleticism and power.
139. Brian Ragira, of, Martin HS, Arlington, Texas R/R 6-2 185 18 .358 95 25 34 8 0 6 35 11
Offers intriguing righthanded power but will be difficult to lure him away from Stanford.
140. Michael Lorenzen, of, Fullerton (Calif.) Union HS R/R 6-3 185 18 .461 89 33 41 13 4 6 29 13
Has the tools to play any outfield position, but question is how much his bat will develop.
141. Ryan Bolden, of, Madison (Miss.) Central HS R/L 6-3 190 18 .351 94 45 33 5 5 8 30 19
Draft history is littered with failed raw, toolsy Mississippi preps whose weakest tool is the bat.
145. Mason Williams, of, West Orange HS, Winter Garden, Fla. R/R 6-1 155 18








Skinny but athletic outfielder has surprising feel for hitting to go with plus speed.
146. Ryan Brett, of/ss, Highline HS, Burien, Wash. R/R 5-9 180 18 .611 54 30 33 12 2 5 20 22
Old-school dirtball always plays hard, could move to center field with plus speed.
147. Mark Canha, 1b, California R/R 6-2 205 21 .333 183 44 61 11 0 8 60 9
His strong track record offers limited projection but one of the safest picks in the draft.
149. Chris Bisson, 2b, Kentucky L/R 5-11 185 20 .329 210 43 69 12 1 5 35 32
Led Cape League with 36 steals last summer, needs to buy into leadoff approach.
Rk. Name B/T Ht. Wt. Age AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB
154. Joc Pederson, of, Palo Alto (Calif.) HS L/L 6-1 185 18 .466 88 48 41 8 4 6 22 20
Brings football toughness and fringe five-tool talent to the field, with standout athleticism.
155. Niko Goodrum, ss/of, Fayette County HS, Fayetteville, Ga. B/R 6-4 190 18 .424 66 19 28 8 2 5 30 10
Athletic switch-hitter has body scouts can dream on; best present tool is RF-profile arm.
156. Brian Guinn, 2b, California B/R 6-1 165 21 .328 201 42 66 11 4 1 27 14
Son of football player has unique athleicism for college ranks, could be late bloomer.
163. Tyler Kuresa, 1b, Oakmont HS, Roseville, Calif. L/L 6-4 190 18 .447 76 30 34 12 1 3 15 6
Draws comparisons to Loney and Kotchman for strong defense, limited power projection.
164. Kellen Sweeney, 3b, Jefferson HS, Cedar Rapids, Iowa L/R 6-1 180 18 None







Ryan's little brother is a better hitter at the same stage of their careers.
165. Zach Alvord, ss, South Forsyth HS, Cumming, Ga. R/R 6-1 180 18 .353 85 36 30 8 1 11 26 6
Lack of speed is only major chink in armor of powerful, strong-armed infielder.
166. Jacoby Jones, 3b, Richton (Miss.) HS R/R 6-3 190 18 .459 74 51 34 10 0 8 34 13
Athlete with good infield actions may have first-round price-tag, third-round tools.
167. Sean Dwyer, of, Tavares (Fla.) HS L/L 6-0 190 18 .444 54 16 24 5 4 5 19 9
Pitched around all spring thanks to short, strong swing.
168. Cito Culver, ss, Irondequoit HS, Rochester, N.Y. B/R 6-2 175 17 .615 52 28 32 9 4 8 29 5
Maryland signee has all the tools to play shortstop in pro ball, including a 65 arm on the 20-80 scale.
169. Matt Roberts, c, Graham (N.C.) HS R/R 6-1 195 18 .486 72 29 35 12 1 11 52 3
Addition of power, strong catch-and-throw skills likely means he'll be drafted high enough to sign.
174. Matt Szczur, of, Villanova R/R 5-11 190 20 .443 174 40 77 13 7 4 38 10
Two-sport star missed time after donating bone marrow; one of draft's fastest players.
175. Krey Bratsen, of, Bryan (Texas) HS R/R 6-0 160 18 .400 95 37 38 10 4 6 30 23
The draft's fastest player (6.35 in the 60) may not be ready to hit in pro ball.
183. Blake Forsythe, c, Tennessee R-R 6-2 220 20 .286 199 40 57 10 2 15 57 0
Salvaged rough year at the plate with late power surge.
184. Andrew Knapp, c, Granite Bay (Calif.) HS B/R 6-0 175 18 .313 83 23 26 8 1 1 18 5
His father caught in the minor leagues and he's a switch-hitter with good defensive skills.
187. Cody Stanley, c, UNC Wilmington L/R 5-11 192 21 .325 206 47 67 15 0 11 36 12
Good athlete for a catcher lacks impact tools, but also has no glaring weakness.
192. Matt den Dekker, of, Florida L/L 6-1 210 22 .361 205 55 74 6 2 11 40 21
Bounced back from a tough junior season and could be one of the first college seniors drafted.
194. Nick Longmire, of, Pacific R/R 6-2 210 21 .325 191 48 62 17 1 5 34 8
After drawing little notice as a Southern California prep player, he drew attention with his bat.
195. Austin Southall, of/1b, University HS, Baton Rouge L/R 6-2 210 18








Has the polish and strength to hit for power and average.
198. Connor Narron, ss, Aycock HS, Pikeville, N.C. B/R 6-3 190 18 .317 63 36 20 6 2 7 30 11
Son of ex-big league player, manager averaged two walks per game; lack of energy vexes scouts.
199. Dickie Joe Thon, ss, Acad. del Perpetuo Socorro, San Juan, P.R. R/R 6-2 175 18








Solid shortstop with good bloodlines is a gap hitter, but could be tough sign away from Rice.
PITCHERS
Rk Name B/T Ht. Wt. Age W L ERA G SV IP H BB K
2. Jameson Taillon, rhp, The Woodlands (Texas) HS R/R 6-6 225 18 8 1 1.78 11 0 62 42 21 114
Area scouts say he's a nicer version of Josh Beckett.
4. Drew Pomeranz, lhp, Mississippi R/L 6-5 230 21 7 2 2.39 14 0 87 58 45 127
Better than Andrew Miller at a similar stage, especially when his breaking ball is on.
5. Chris Sale, lhp, Florida Gulf Coast L/L 6-6 183 21 10 0 1.97 16 2 96 77 12 135
Skinny as a rail but throws two plus pitches for strikes.
7. Deck McGuire, rhp, Georgia Tech R/R 6-6 218 20 8 3 2.83 14 0 99 83 27 105
Steadiest performer among top college RHPs.
8. Stetson Allie, rhp, St. Edward HS, Lakewood, Ohio B/R 6-4 225 19 6 1 1.05 7 0 40 12 10 91
His pure stuff rivals Jameson Taillon's as the best in this draft.
12. Kaleb Cowart, rhp/3b, Cook HS, Adel, Ga. B-R 6-3 190 18 10 0 0.59 10 1 59 27 19 96
Is he Buster Posey or Ethan Martin? Signs point to a mix of the two.
15. Karsten Whitson, rhp, Chipley (Fla.) HS R-R 6-3 185 18








Poor finish shouldn't mask plus slide-piece, track record.
16. A.J. Cole, rhp, Oviedo (Fla.) HS R-R 6-5 190 18 6 0 0.93 10 0 60 39 8 84
Inconsistent start, but Cole came on stronger with velocity as season wore on.
18. Dylan Covey, rhp, Maranatha HS, Pasadena, Calif. R/R 6-2 200 18 6 0 0.24 12 3 58 24 16 112
Strong frame and good mechanics should allow him to move quickly.
19. Brandon Workman, rhp, Texas R/R 6-5 220 21 11 1 3.67 14 0 88 84 19 87
Longhorns' No. 3 starter should go off board in middle of first round.
20. Matt Harvey, rhp, North Carolina R/R 6-4 225 21 7 3 3.10 13 0 90 76 32 93
Explosive fastball, slider; long arm action hinders command.
21. Alex Wimmers, rhp, Ohio State L/R 6-2 195 21 9 0 1.60 10 0 73 58 23 86
His polished three-pitch repertorie stacks up against anyone's in this draft.
22. Asher Wojciechowski, rhp, The Citadel R-R 6-4 235 21 10 2 3.23 14 0 103 84 29 128
One of college baseball's most consistent hard fastballs.
23. Brett Eibner, rhp/of, Arkansas R/R 6-4 210 21 3 4 4.47 13 1 54 64 9 52
Top two-way player in the draft touches 97 mph with his fastball.
26. Anthony Ranaudo, rhp, Louisiana State R/R 6-7 230 20 3 2 8.49 12 0 35 45 19 34
Dominated in 2009 but hasn't been the same since elbow woes early in the year.
29. Zach Lee, rhp, McKinney (Texas) HS R/R 6-4 195 18








His commitment to play quarterback at LSU may render him unsignable.
30. Yordy Cabrera, ss/rhp, Lakeland (Fla.) HS R/R 6-4 190 19 3 0 4.71 7 2 19 22 21 8
Better prospect as hitter, but has mid-90s heat too.
31. Jesse Hahn, rhp, Virginia Tech R/R 6-5 200 20 5 4 3.55 11 0 66 62 19 68
Started strong but losing steam after kidney stones, arm soreness.
33. Chad Bettis, rhp, Texas Tech R/R 6-1 211 21 6 4 4.71 23 10 78 90 33 92
Hit 98 mph as a Team USA reliever but could start in pro ball.
34. Seth Blair, rhp, Arizona State R/R 6-2 190 21 10 0 3.21 14 3 84 85 19 85
Fantastic this year after unexpected thrust into Friday-night role, consistently mid-90s.
35. Barret Loux, rhp, Texas A&M R/R 6-5 220 21 9 2 2.53 14 0 89 63 32 119
Recovered from bone chips in 2009 to overmatch hitters with his fastball this spring.
36. Peter Tago, rhp, Dana Hills HS, Dana Point, Calif. R/R 6-3 180 18 7 3 2.88 11 0 66 61 15 65
Projectable righty offers California cool, good mechanics, 91-93 mph fastball.
38. James Paxton, lhp, Grand Prairie (American Assoc.) L/L 6-4 215 21 1 0 3.00 2 0 9 4 5 8
Jays' 2009 sandwich pick hopes to ride indy ball to first round.
40. Jacob Petricka, rhp, Indiana State R/R 6-4 180 21 7 4 3.79 19 0 93 91 43 103
Suddenly began pitching at 92-94 mph and reaching 98 at midseason.
42. Ryne Stanek, rhp, Blue Valley HS, Stilwell, Kan. R/R 6-4 180 18 4 1 0.85 8 0 41 17 15 60
Set the tone for his spring by throwing 91-96 mph in his first outing.
43. Tyrell Jenkins, rhp, Henderson (Texas) HS R/R 6-4 180 17 8 2 2.33 13 0 54 34 18 96
Baylor's top quarterback recruit has a whippy arm, 95-mph fastball.
44. Mike Foltynewicz, rhp, Minooka (Ill.) Community HS R/R 6-4 190 18








Has consistently thrown 91-94 mph and peaked at 96 all spring.
46. A.J. Vanegas, rhp, Redwood Christian HS, San Lorenzo, Calif. R/R 6-2 205 18 9 0 0.81 13 3 60 22 18 120
Top arm in Northern California could be a tough sign away from Stanford.
48. Sammy Solis, lhp, San Diego L/L 6-5 228 21 9 1 2.52 13 0 82 67 20 84
Back woes in 2009 are the only negative in this physical lefty's package.
49. Perci Garner, rhp, Ball State R/R 6-2 225 21 5 2 4.43 16 0 67 68 34 76
Former backup quarterback has found his true calling on the mound.
50. Kevin Gausman, rhp, Grandview HS, Centennial, Colo. L/R 6-4 180 19 5 2 3.66 8 0 44 45 9 65
Older prospect has been inconsistent this spring and slid down draft boards.
Rk Name B/T Ht. Wt. Age W L ERA G SV IP H BB K
54. Jason Adam, rhp, Blue Valley Northwest HS, Overland Park, Kan. R/R 6-4 225 18 3 3 2.02 8 0 35 26 7 67
He and Ryne Stanek make this a banner year for Kansas prep pitching.
56. Cam Bedrosian, rhp, East Coweta HS, Sharpsburg, Ga. R-R 6-0 195 18 8 1 1.44 12 1 58 27 22 111
Son of Steve Bedrosian has reached mid-90s, has a chance to start.
57. Chance Ruffin, rhp, Texas R/R 6-1 185 21 6 1 0.81 32 13 56 36 16 83
Bruce's son has added velocity (up to 95 mph), owns nasty slider.
58. Robbie Aviles, rhp, Suffern (N.Y.) HS R/R 6-4 193 18 8 0 0.68 10 2 51 20 15 87
Top prospect in Northeast touches 93-94 mph and has room for projection.
59. Aaron Sanchez, rhp, Barstow (Calif.) HS R/R 6-3 180 18








His 91-93 mph fastball has lured scouts out into the California desert to see him.
61. Jordan Swagerty, rhp, Arizona State B/R 6-1 172 20 1 0 2.25 29 12 28 26 10 36
Draft-eligible sophomore with plus fastball and curveball could move quickly.
62. Griffin Murphy, lhp, Redlands (Calif.) East Valley HS L/L 6-3 200 18 10 1 1.16 13 1 67 41 19 94
Not a flamethrower but shows advanced fastball command, good curveball.
68. Mathew Price, rhp, Virginia Tech R/R 6-2 175 20 7 3 4.50 14 0 80 84 23 76
Draft-eligible sophomore has thin frame but can run fastball up to 95 mph.
70. Taijuan Walker, rhp, Yucaipa (Calif.) HS R/R 6-5 200 18 6 3 2.10 12 0 47 33 32 74
Elite basketball player has taken off on the diamond after moving to the mound.
71. Robby Rowland, rhp, Cloverdale (Calif.) HS R/R 6-6 210 18 6 1 0.24 10 0 58 22 10 105
Exceptional athlete offers lots of projection and has baseball bloodlines.
72. DeAndre Smelter, rhp, Tattnall Square Academy, Macon, Ga. R/R 6-3 210 18 9 1 0.77 12 0 64 27 28 111
Stuff, delivery evoke his pitching coach, Kevin Brown.
73. David Filak, rhp, SUNY Oneonta R/R 6-5 220 21 8 1 2.00 10 0 67 41 19 104
Best prospect in Division III by a mile thanks to fastball (up to 95), power curve.
74. Drew Cisco, rhp, Wando HS, Mount Pleasant, S.C. L/R 6-2 190 18 10 2 0.91 14 1 77 56 13 100
Great bloodlines and polished pitchability, lacks pure arm strength of prep peers.
78. Josh Slaats, rhp, Hawaii R/R 6-5 230 21 5 3 3.38 14 0 64 56 28 66
Strong-framed righthander sits 91-93 with a good slider and changeup.
79. Zach Cates, rhp, Northeast Texas CC R/R 6-3 195 20 7 2 2.54 13 0 67 45 32 91
Former catcher has reached 97 mph and might have more velocity in the tank.
80. Burch Smith, rhp, Howard (Texas) JC R/R 6-4 195 20 10 2 2.44 13 0 81 71 27 72
Throws 90-93 mph with very little effort.
81. Kevin Chapman, lhp, Florida L/L 6-4 215 22 3 0 1.14 26 10 39 24 7 40
Has shown plus slider, fastball velocity, could be first college closer drafted.
82. Kevin Munson, rhp, James Madison R/R 6-2 205 21 7 1 1.23 27 10 51 30 21 67
Former two-way player got noticed as Dukes' closer when he touched 93 mph.
83. Addison Reed, rhp, San Diego State L/R 6-3 215 21 8 1 2.33 10 0 73 57 12 83
Made smooth transition from Aztecs' closer last year to Friday starter this year.
84. Kyle Blair, rhp, San Diego R/R 6-3 200 21 7 4 3.17 13 0 82 65 28 105
Overcame injuries, inconsistency to regain form that made him 5th-rounder in 2007.
85. Scott Frazier, rhp, Upland (Calif.) HS R/R 6-4 200 18 5 2 1.18 9 0 47 24 11 79
Funky mechanics make him inconsistent, but mid-90s velocity gets scouts' attention.
86. Drew Smyly, lhp, Arkansas L/L 6-3 190 20 8 1 2.58 14 0 84 70 27 92
Has put injuries behind him to become one of the best lefties in this draft.
90. Andrelton Simmons, ss/rhp, Western Oklahoma State JC R/R 6-1 180 20 1 0 0.62
0 11 4 6 19
This draft's best defensive shortstop also can reach 95 mph on the mound.
91. Eric Jaffe, rhp, Bishop O'Dowd HS, Oakland R/R 6-3 230 18 7 1 0.68 12 0 51 12 31 89
Draws comparisons to Matt Hobgood for his big body and stuff.
92. Randy LeBlanc, rhp, Covington (La.) HS R/R 6-5 190 18 5 4 1.77 1 12 71 54 26 111
Came out of nowhere to throw 90-92 mph to 94 this spring.
Rk Name B/T Ht. Wt. Age W L ERA G SV IP H BB K
105. Tony Dischler, rhp, Louisiana State-Eunice JC R/R 6-3 198 21 8 3 3.24 17 1 75 66 28 58
Went from 9.64 ERA as a freshman to a 91-94 mph fastball this spring.
106. Sam Dyson, rhp, South Carolina R/R 6-2 195 22 5 5 3.92 14 0 83 77 17 86
Power stuff plays up when he throws curveball for strikes.
107. Jimmy Nelson, rhp, Alabama R/R 6-6 235 21 7 2 4.05 14 0 87 85 25 81
Big-bodied potential innings-eater can dominate off heavy fastball.
108. Rob Rasmussen, lhp, UCLA L/L 5-11 170 21 8 2 3.00 14 0 78 65 25 96
Bulldog competitor offers four pitches, but could also succeed as a reliever.
109. Justin Grimm, rhp, Georgia R/R 6-4 193 21 3 7 5.49 15 0 77 82 35 73
Athletic quick-twitch pitcher with power stuff, poor results.
110. Mike Kickham, lhp, Missouri State L/L 6-4 210 21 4 8 5.00 15 0 88 104 30 71
The latest quality arm from Missouri State's pitching factory.
113. Daniel Tillman, rhp, Florida Southern R/R 6-1 200 21 2 2 3.18 29 13 40 43 21 56
Small body, big arm, consistent two plus pitches in relief role.
114. Austin Wood, rhp, St. Petersburg (Fla.) JC R/R 6-4 220 19 3 4 4.81 16 0 43 45 21 42
Fresh young power arm with little track record of success.
116. Jesse Biddle, lhp, Germantown Friends HS, Philadelphia L/L 6-4 225 18








Physical, projectable Oregon signee ran fastball up to 93-94 this spring.
117. Adam Duke, rhp, Spanish Fork (Utah) HS R/R
6-2
180
18
8 0 1.33 9 0 42 25 8 74
Up to 95 and flashes a plus curveball, bulldog mentality on the mound.
118. John Simms, rhp, College Park HS, The Woodlands, Texas R/R 6-3 190 18 8 1 1.07 12 0 65 31 15 123
Has exceptional life on his 90-92 mph fastball.
119. Dan Klein, rhp, UCLA R/R 6-3 190 21 5 0 2.23 31 9 40 32 7 46
Found his niche as Bruins closer and should move quickly as a pro reliever.
120. Tyler Green, rhp, Brazoswood HS, Clute, Texas R/R 6-1 175 18 8 1 0.90 12 1 63 44 17 82
Has power in his bat and in his arm (90-92 mph to 95).
121. Cole Green, rhp, Texas R/R 6-0 210 21 10 0 2.08 14 0 95 68 22 62
Wins with his exceptional changeup and pitchability.
122. Jordan Cooper, rhp, Wichita State R/R 6-2 215 21 9 2 1.59 13 0 96 87 20 87
Threw 32 1/3 consecutive scoreless innings in May.
126. Luke Jackson, rhp, Calvary Christian HS, Fort Lauderdale R/R 6-2 180 18 8 0 0.90 14 2 55 30 19 87
Athletic quick-twitch pitcher had inconsistent spring but reaches 96 at his best.
130. Nick Tepesch, rhp, Missouri R/R 6-5 225 21 5 6 4.42 14 0 90 98 25 70
Still putting everything together, still has huge upside.
131. Adam Plutko, rhp, Glendora (Calif.) HS R/R 6/2/2010 180 18 8 1 1.45 10 0 53 31 12 87
Puts up wildly inconsistent performances and might head to UCLA for seasoning.
132. Zach Weiss, rhp, Northwood HS, Irvine, Calif. R-R 6-1 200 18 6 4 2.68 11 1 52 48 29 69
Mature frame and strong arm produce plus curveball.
133. Gabriel Encinas, rhp, St. Paul HS, Santa Fe Springs, Calif. R/R 6-4 210 18 8 2 1.44 16 0 63 50 22 63
Improved fitness has led to improved heater to go with good secondary stuff.
134. Kevin Walter, rhp, Legacy HS, Westminster, Colo. R/R 6-6 220 18
4
3
3.30
8
0
47
39
36
50
Big righthander sits 90-92 with two good breaking balls and projection.
137. Donn Roach, rhp, CC of Southern Nevada R/R 6-1 200
11 3 2.70 17 0 103 77 24 131
Electric stuff now, but scouts worry he could revert back to his form from last year.
142. Jimmy Hodgskin, lhp, Bishop Moore HS, Orlando R/L 6-2 200 18 5 3 1.65 10 0 52 26 31 101
Fastball and changeup both have average-to-plus potential; breaking ball a bit short.
143. Bobby Doran, rhp, Texas Tech R/R 6-6 240 21 5 3 4.61 14 0 82 97 19 78
Showed a 90-94 mph fastball while striking out 16 against Missouri.
144. John Barbato, rhp, Varela HS, Miami R-R 6-2 195 17 1 5 1.64 9 0 43 28 15 60
Prep power arm (touches 95) who also has ability to throw strikes.
148. Daniel Gibson, lhp, Jesuit HS, Tampa L/L 6-4 210 18 14 0 1.49 16 0 85 61 28 120
Hard-throwing southpaw led team to state title game.
150. Josh Mueller, rhp, Eastern Illinois R/R 6-4 215 21 3 1 3.94 11 0 62 63 28 71
Early-season shoulder weakness cost him some velocity and draft stock.
Rk Name B/T Ht. Wt. Age W L ERA G SV IP H BB K
151. Matt Suschak, rhp, Toledo R/R 6-4 203 21 4 1 4.12 20 3 55 42 18 54
Flashes a 96-mph fastball and is more effective as a reliever (1.40 ERA).
152. Greg Peavey, rhp, Oregon State R/R 6-1 200 21 4 3 3.71 13 0 85 81 27 62
Oregon State's most-durable starter is consistently 89-92 with a hard slider.
153. Austin Kubitza, rhp, Colleyville (Texas) Heritage HS L/R 6-5 205 18








Joins Taillon, Simms in stellar Rice class; might be best bet to end up there.
157. Cody Buckel, rhp, Royal HS, Simi Valley, Calif. R/R 6-0 170 18 10 1 0.54 11 0 65 26 14 104
He's so projectable and already has an 88-93 mph sinker.
158. Tyler Burgoon, rhp, Michigan R/R 5-10 160 21 6 4 3.47 22 10 60 56 18 70
His velocity (92-93 mph) and wipeout slider are uncommon for a pitcher his size.
159. Pat Dean, lhp, Boston College L/R 6-1 175 21 5 2 4.71 11 0 71 78 11 56
Three-pitch lefthander earns Glen Perkins comparisons.
160. Cole Cook, rhp, Pepperdine R/R 6-6 220 21 4 5 3.09 12 1 87 90 18 76
Low-slot righty lacks breaking ball, but other pieces are there.
161. Jake Thompson, rhp, Long Beach State R/R 6-3 225 21 5 3 5.23 13 0 84 94 21 72
Hasn't taken step forward to be next Dirtbags ace.
162. J.R. Bradley, rhp, Nitro (W.Va.) HS R/R 6-4 190 17 9 0 0.69 9 0 51 30 5 77
Lanky, projectable righty has come on strong lately and ranges from 88-92 mph.
170. Mitchell Taylor, lhp, Spring (Texas) HS L/L 6-1 160 18 11 2 1.29
1 90 34 36 129
Playoff hero has an 88-93 mph fastball and a big-breaking curve.
171. Michael Goodnight, rhp, Houston R/R 6-4 215 20 6 7 5.45 15 0 79 85 50 83
Hasn't backed up dominant performance at Minute Maid Classic.
172. Daniel Burawa, rhp, St. John's R/R 6-3 215 21 1 0 2.41 24 8 19 11 10 28
Fresh power arm has little experience and needs plenty of polish.
173. Jason Hursh, rhp, Trinity Christian Academy, Addison, Texas R/R 6-1 175 18 10 2 2.47 17 1 72 37 37 120
Trinity Christian's best pitching prospect since David Purcey.
176. Chris Marlowe, rhp, Navarro (Texas) JC R/R 6-0 175
4 2 2.84 21 5 32 17 19 61
Former shortstop led NJCAA with 17.3 K/9 thanks to his power fastball/curve combo.
177. Dixon Anderson, rhp, California R/R 6-5 225 21 4 3 5.07 15 1 71 80 28 42
Eligible sophomore has big league body and fastball.
178. Kevin Ziomek, lhp, Amherst (Mass.) Regional HS L/L 6-3 180 18 5 0 0.21 7 2 33 13 9 64
Vanderbilt signee has projection and feel for pitching but must smooth out delivery.
179. Scott Alexander, lhp, Sonoma State (Calif.) L/L 6-3 210 21 3 6 4.50 13 0 68 50 42 70
Pepperdine transfer has second-round stuff with modest Division-II results.
180. Clay Schrader, rhp, San Jacinto (Texas) JC L/R 6-0 190 20 1 0 2.70 20 11 27 23 10 47
His delivery may be violent, but it yields a 91-95 mph fastball and mid-80s slider.
181. Seth Rosin, rhp, Minnesota R/R 6-6 245 21 7 4 4.74 14 0 87 87 10 82
Has uncommon body control, command for a pitcher so big.
182. Thomas Royse, rhp, Louisville R/R 6-5 215 21 9 1 2.71 14 0 93 85 25 88
When he's at his best, he has a 90-93 mph fastball and a tight slider.
185. Zach Neal, rhp, Oklahoma R/R 6-2 209 21 8 2 4.15 14 0 85 90 17 74
Juco transfer has had no trouble making the leap to the Big 12.
186. Nick Kingham, rhp, Sierra Vista HS, Las Vegas R/R 6-5 210
8 3 2.01 13 0 59 48 17 73
Sits 90-93 with life and is the rare high school pitcher with a good feel for a changeup.
188. Brooks Pinckard, rhp, Baylor L/R 6-1 195 21 2 3 1.63 19 10 28 18 15 16
Scouts covet his low-90s sinker more than his plus-plus speed.
189. Thomas Keeling, lhp, Oklahoma State B/L 6-3 184 22 4 6 5.74 12 0 64 58 42 92
Still trying to figure out how to harness his strikeout stuff.
190. Tyler Thornburg, rhp, Charleston Southern R/R 5-11 190 21 5 4 4.14 12 0 78 62 34 88
Lincecum Lite thanks to delivery, power curveball.
191. Hayden Simpson, rhp, Southern Arkansas R/R 6-0 175 21 13 1 1.81 15 0 99 73 35 131
Has ridden a low-90s fastball and hard breaking stuff to a 35-2 record in NCAA Division II.
193. Evan Rutckyj, lhp, St. Joseph's HS, St. Thomas, Ont. L/L 6-5 215









A project that's relatively new to pitching, but already up to 92 from the left side.
196. Jimmy Reyes, lhp, Elon L/L 5-10 194 21 9 3 4.38 14 0 86 86 18 86
Good command of average fastball, plus slider are best assets.
197. Chad Sheppard, rhp, Northwestern State R/R 6-4 210 21 1 0 2.78 24 10 36 25 18 46
His sinker has helped him tie Demons' save record in each of his two seasons.
200. Heath Hembree, rhp, College of Charleston R/R 6-4 195 21 5 2 6.08 25 4 27 31 18 39
Fresh arm with fastball that reaches 98 but limited experience.