Class Of 2007: Top 10 Prospects




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Rk.PlayerPos.B-THt.Wt.High School
1.Michael MainrhpR-R6-2175Deland (Fla.) HS
2.Justin JacksonssR-R6-2175Roberson HS, Asheville, N.C.
3.Matt HarveyrhpR-R6-4190Fitch HS, Groton, Conn.
4.Michael BurgessofL-L6-1200Hillsborough HS, Tampa
5.Nick NoonanssL-R6-1175Francis Parker HS, San Diego
6.Jason Heywardof/1bL-L6-2198Henry County HS, McDonough, Ga.
7.Neil RamirezrhpR-R6-3190Kempsville (Va.) HS
8.Robert Stockc/rhpL-R6-1190Agoura (Calif.) HS
9.Tanner RobleslhpL-L6-4190Cottonwood HS, Salt Lake City
10.Jarrod ParkerrhpR-R6-2175Norwell (Ind.) HS

SCOUTING REPORT FOR MICHAEL MAIN:

6/2006 -- Perfect Game National, Fayetteville, Ark.
Mussina Body. Arm is lightning quick, live and produces electric stuff. FB tops at 97 and sits at 94 mph with good, late, heavy arm-side bore. Knocked the bat out of some good hitters' hands here. Curve 77-79 mph with hard, tight rotation with downer action. Changeup 76-80 mph, late at the plate, arm-side fade with heavy sink, good arm-speed and deception on the pitch. Weaknesses are he overthrows at times to try and light up the radar guns and at times leaves the ball up and over the plate. Can pitch at 94 though. Stuff projects down the road to have three plus pitches with command, can be a No. 1 type starter in the future. Needs to work on maintaining delivery, it has some effort in it now.


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