Players signed indicated in Bold

Round Overall Team Player School State Bonus
4 129 Milwaukee Brewers Hunter Morris Auburn Ala. $218,700
Morris spurned the Red Sox as a second-round pick in 2007, making him the highest unsigned high school draft pick to attend college that year. He was a first-team Freshman All-American in 2008 but stumbled as a sophomore, hitting just .282 and striking out 50 times in 50 games. Morris responded by getting in the best shape of his life, and this time the cliche was actually true: He lost 30 pounds and stunned scouts when he posted a 6.75-second 60-yard time on scout day in the fall. His leaner 6-foot-2, 220-pound body has allowed Morris to improve his bat speed, as he can hit velocity better than he used to, and has made his actions and swing looser. While he's still a below-average defender (though with a solid arm), he's no longer a total liability at first base, and he's a solid-average runner under way. Morris doesn't have explosive power and may have more pure hitting ability than raw juice, with both grading out as average or a tick above. He's likely to go out in the same range as he did out of high school.
5 158 Chicago White Sox Andy Wilkins Arkansas Ark. $195,000
First baseman Andy Wilkins offers lefthanded power and has hit 42 homers in three seasons at Arkansas. A lot of scouts question how well the 6-foot-2, 220-pounder's pop will play with wood bats, however. He hit just .232 with two homers in 24 games while using wood with Team USA last summer, and was batting just .274 with metal entering NCAA regional play. He has a deep load in his swing that makes it hard for him to turn on quality pitching. He's a well-below-average runner, but he has improved defensively and does a decent job at first base. A team that really believes in his power could go get him in the third round, but the consensus would place him somewhere between the seventh and 10th.
7 222 Seattle Mariners Mickey Wiswall Boston College Mass. $150,000
Wiswall's stock soared after his strong 2009 summer in the Cape Cod League, where he ranked as the No. 21 prospect. Major league scouting directors voted him onto Baseball America's Preseason All-America second team, but he struggled out of the gate and scouts began to sour on him. The lefthanded-hitting Wiswall is at his best when he's using the left-center-field gap as well as pulling the ball, but in the first half of the season he became too pull-happy, and he struggled to find his timing and rhythm. He made some adjustments midway through the season and was hitting .306/.394/.630 with 17 homers and 57 RBIs through 219 at-bats. The 6-foot, 212-pound Wiswall has a strong upper body that allows him to generate excellent bat speed, but he needs to incorporate his lower half into his swing more effectively. Some scouts say he flashes above-average raw power, but others believe he will hit for fringe-average power in pro ball, which calls his profile into question. Wiswall lacks first-step quickness and is a below-average defender at third base, where he played as a sophomore, but he's an adequate defender at first. If Wiswall's bat continues to develop, he can fill in at both corner infield spots and carve out an Eric Hinske kind of career in the big leagues. He projects as a seventh- to 10th-round pick.
8 265 New York Yankees Kyle Roller East Carolina N.C. $45,000
Pirates slugger Roller, primarily a DH for the bulk of his career, has a mature body that lacks athleticism. He can hit, though, batting .342 with 10 homers in the Cape Cod League last summer and drawing 61 walks this spring for the Pirates, with 12 more homers. At the least, Roller will be a solid organizational solider in the minors.
9 275 Oakland Athletics A.J. Kirby-Jones Tennessee Tech Tenn. $75,000
Kirby-Jones has hit 46 homers the last two seasons and has some of the nation's gaudiest numbers in 2010. He understands the strike zone (58 walks) and has a short, powerful swing with plus raw power. He has thickened up over his college career, and his 6-foot, 230-pound frame holds him back defensively. He's a well-below-average runner who is limited to first base despite arm strength that allowed him to pitch 100 innings over the last three seasons.
9 283 Detroit Tigers Tony Plagman Georgia Tech Ga. $35,000
Senior slugger Plagman, the first baseman who led Tech with 19 home runs and 70 RBIs and has been a consistent power bat throughout his career, draws less interest from scouts. He has become more selective this season and was batting .357/.449/.709, and his track record will make him a senior sign.
9 284 Atlanta Braves David Rohm Fresno JC Calif. $125,000
Fresno CC first baseman Rohm is a talented and versatile late-round prospect. He is a strong, polished young hitter with a bat that will profile at first base, third base or as a corner outfielder. His father David pitched for two seasons in the Toronto organization. He hit .503, third in the state, with 21 doubles in his first 36 games.
10 317 Florida Marlins Aaron Senne Missouri Mo. $25,000
Senne projected as a possible third-round pick before the 2009 season, but he dropped all the way to the Twins in the 32nd round after catching draftitis and batting .305 with six homers. After remaking his stance by coming out of a crouch and lowering his hands, he batted .400 with 16 home runs this spring and established himself as a quality senior sign. Missouri's all-time leader in hits, doubles, extra-base hits and total bases, Senne is a 6-foot-2, 199-pounder with lefthanded power. He played right field in his first three seasons with the Tigers and has more than enough arm for the position. He doesn't run well or take good routes, however, so he moved to first base in 2010.
11 341 Tampa Bay Rays Travis Flores Desert Ridge HS, Mesa, Ariz. Ariz. $155,000
With his big power, first baseman Flores might have the best single tool in Arizona's high school class. He won the Power Showcase home run derby last winter. But he's a one-dimensional player, and scouts are worried his power will show only in BP at the pro level because he has trouble recognizing offspeed pitches and breaking balls. Defensively, he's limited to first. He is committed to Arizona State.
11 345 Minnesota Twins Tyler Kuresa Oakmont HS, Roseville, Calif. Calif.
Elite first basemen affect big league games with power bats as well as strong glovework, while players like James Loney and Casey Kotchman are impact defensive players but average offensive players because they do not provide the power expected in the first-base profile. Kuresa falls into the Loney/Kotchman category, or perhaps an Ike Davis type if he adds power. At 6-foot-4, 190-pounds, Kuresa is a lanky, athletically built player with plenty of projection left. He has a smooth lefthanded stroke and can occasionally drive the ball to the pull side, but does not project to have plus future power. Defensively he moves around the bag well, has soft hands and plays with passion in the field. His arm is an asset at the position as well. If all goes well, look for him to develop into a player similar to Loney or Kotchman, or at least Travis Ishikawa of the Giants. Kuresa has committed to Oregon.
11 350 Colorado Rockies Hommy Rosado Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La. La.
Hommy Rosado's lightning bat speed gives him tremendous raw power, and he set a state record with 26 homers. He does have holes in his swing and is a one-tool player, but his righthanded pop is hard to ignore. The 6-foot, 190-pounder has done some catching, but he's not agile enough to stay there in pro ball and will have to move to first base, where his size is less than ideal. Committed to Louisiana State-Eunice JC, he's considered signable.
12 371 Tampa Bay Rays Phil Wunderlich Louisville Ky.
Wunderlich missed just one game in 2009 despite tearing the labrum in his throwing shoulder in February, an injury that required surgery and prevented him from trying out for Team USA. He didn't miss any time this spring after a pitch hit him in the face in April, breaking his nose and orbital bone. Wunderlich's bat is as impressive as his ability to play through pain. He packs plenty of lefthanded power into a 6-foot, 225-pound frame, hitting 38 homers over the last two seasons, and makes consistent contact. His lack of athleticism and a natural position holds him back as a prospect. A DH as a freshman, he played left field in 2009 and moved to third base this spring. He has good hands but not much range and a diminished arm at the hot corner, and he doesn't cover enough ground in the outfield. He has worked hard to improve but is probably destined for first base, and he's short for that position.
13 406 Texas Rangers Andrew Clark Louisville Ky.
Andrew Clark was more of a prospect as a pitcher until he had labrum surgery before his senior season in high school. He played part-time at Mississippi as a freshman before becoming a three-year starter at Louisville. Though he's a 6-foot-3, 225-pound lefthanded hitter with a terrific approach and control of the strike zone, scouts question how much power he'll hit for in pro ball. They also wonder how easy he'll be to sign as a senior after he turned down a six-figure offer from the Cubs as a 31st-round pick a year ago. He's a good defender at first base. He missed 14 games this spring with a stress fracture in his left ribcage.
15 454 San Diego Padres Sean Dwyer Tavares (Fla.) HS Fla.
A Florida Gulf Coast signee, Dwyer started rising up draft boards this year when he just wouldn't stop hitting. The 6-foot, 190-pounder also pitches for his high school team, and probably would have played all over the diamond if he weren't lefthanded. Dwyer is a good athlete for the prep level and plays first base and all three outfield spots. Pro scouts who like him believe he could stick in right, but others doubt his athleticism and arm strength and believe he could wind up in left field, or even first base. His best tool is his bat. Dwyer has present strength, good raw power and a sweet lefthanded swing with balance and some polish to his approach. He struck out just six times all spring and was pitched around frequently. He has also worked out a lot with wood for scouts and has shown the same traits. Dwyer is an average runner with a solid-average arm, and he'll have to maintain those to stick in right, where he'd have more value.
16 477 Pittsburgh Pirates Matt Curry Texas Christian Texas
17 514 San Diego Padres Wes Cunningham Murray State Ky.
Cunningham has posted crazy numbers in the last two seasons, hitting .411/.468/.698 in 2009 and .408/.476/.824 this spring, winning Ohio Valley Conference player of the year honors and setting several Murray State records in the process. He's not the prospect his numbers might indicate, however. The 6-foot-1, 195-pounder offers a lot of bat speed from the left side of the plate and slightly above-average speed, but he can't hit lefties and lacks a position. He's stiff and has hard hands and doesn't profile to stay at first base. He's a senior sign who probably will have to try to play second base, but that's a stretch.
17 518 Chicago White Sox Mike Schwartz Tampa Fla.
18 540 Cleveland Indians Chase Burnette Georgia Tech Ga.
Burnette is more athletic, with average tools across the board and an arm that could grade as above-average. He was batting .350/.398/.664 but is viewed as too aggressive for his own good offensively and profiles as a fourth outfielder, complete with the lefthanded bat.
18 541 Arizona Diamondbacks Jimmy Comerota Rice Texas
18 561 Philadelphia Phillies Jeff Cusick UC Irvine Calif.
19 591 Philadelphia Phillies Daniel Palka Greer (S.C.) HS S.C.
First baseman/outfielder Daniel Palka has the best, most polished bat in the state, with lefthanded power and a physical frame at 6-foot-2, 190 pounds, with some present strength. His best tool after his bat is his throwing arm, as he also pitches. He's committed to Georgia Tech and wasn't considered signable.
20 602 New York Mets Luke Stewart Alabama-Birmingham Ala.
20 610 Chicago Cubs Ryan Cuneo Delaware Del.
20 620 Colorado Rockies Blake McDade Middle Tennessee State Tenn.
21 634 San Diego Padres Connor Powers Mississippi State Miss.
He hits and throws righthanded and turned down decent money last year as an 11th-round pick. He showed better plate discipline this year, laying off breaking balls more and making more use of his best tool, his above-average raw power. He's stiff and his defense and body lead some scouts to dismiss him as a DH, but he figures to go with a single-digit pick thanks to his power and improved performance.
21 643 Detroit Tigers James Meador San Diego Calif.
Senior outfielder Meador returned to USD after last year's draft. A compact righthanded hitter with pop in his bat, Meador is a bit unpolished as a defender but has a track record for hitting--he's batted at least .374 each of the last three seasons.
21 644 Atlanta Braves William Beckwith Wallace State (Ala.) JC Ala.
23 687 Pittsburgh Pirates Jared Lakind Cypress Woods HS, Cypress, Texas Texas $400,000
Lakind entered the spring rated as one of the top prep hitters in the Lone State State. His stock dipped somewhat as some scouts questioned his bat speed, but he's a 6-foot-2, 200-pound lefthanded hitter who could develop intriguing power if he adds loft to swing. He had committed to Arkansas.
23 701 Tampa Bay Rays Kevin Patterson Auburn Ala.
Patterson was slugging .769 thanks to 16 home runs in 114 at-bats. A 24th-round pick in 2007 out of high school (White Sox), Patterson had a tough college career, struggling with defensive fundamentals, nagging injuries and contact. He had struck out in 33 percent of his at-bats over three seasons. While Patterson runs well, including a 6.8-second 60 time on scout day, he's a poor left fielder who takes bad routes to the ball, and he has played almost exclusively at DH for Auburn this season. He could still go with a single-digit pick thanks to his strength and bat speed, which give him greater raw power than anyone else on his team.
24 716 Washington Nationals Russ Moldenhauer Texas Texas
24 717 Pittsburgh Pirates Justin Howard New Mexico N.M.
Senior Justin Howard could get drafted for the first time at 23 years old. He's a strong 6-foot-1, 205-pounder who bats and throws lefthanded. He became more aggressive at the plate this season, learned how to keep his hands inside the ball and watched his numbers soar, going from .309/.384/.545 last year to .463/.511/.713 this year, and from 47 hits to 111 in 2010 while also nearly doubling his walks. Howard has a good line-drive stroke and gets good backspin on the ball. His bat is his only tool, and he'll have to hit a lot to be a legit prospect. He should get picked between rounds 15-20.
26 781 Arizona Diamondbacks Yazy Arbelo Keystone (Pa.) Pa.
26 799 St. Louis Cardinals Victor Sanchez San Diego Calif.
Sanchez looked like a potential first-rounder as a freshman, but injuries (particularly to his shoulder) and inconsistency have plagued him in the past two seasons. While he frequently plays DH or first base instead of third, Sanchez has power in his sweet swing, and a club may take a gamble on him as the Cubs did in 2007 in the 25th round.
28 836 Washington Nationals Joey Rapp Chipola (Fla.) JC Fla.
28 839 Kansas City Royals Murray Watts Arkansas State Ark.
29 882 Seattle Mariners Jon McGibbon Lindenhurst (N.Y.) HS N.Y.
29 887 Florida Marlins Viosergy Rosa Odessa (Texas) JC Texas
30 896 Washington Nationals Tim Kiene Avon Old Farms HS, Avon, Conn. Conn.
The high school crop in Lower New England is weaker than it has been in years. The headliner is Maryland signee Tim Kiene, a 6-foot-4, 235-pound ox with plenty of raw lefthanded power. The son of a former professional hockey player, Kiene himself played hockey until his junior year of high school before focusing on baseball, and his aggressive, blue-collar hockey mindset translates well to the diamond. Kiene has played left field for Avon Old Farms, but he's a well-below-average runner with a weak arm who will be tied to first base in college and beyond. Some scouts think Kiene's swing is stiff and slow despite his power potential, and he's almost certain to wind up at Maryland.
30 910 Chicago Cubs Karsten Strieby Arizona Western JC Ariz.
31 935 Oakland Athletics Aaron Judge Linden (Calif.) HS Calif.
Six-foot-7, 225-pound Judge is reminiscent of former Astros flamethrower J.R. Richard. One look at Judge and his delivery is enough to hook most scouts, with the feeling they're looking at a future big leaguer. He pounds the bottom of the strike zone with tremendous tilt. His delivery is smooth and hitters tend to swing at his 87-90 mph fastball like it's 93, while his overhand curveball has good spin and late break. With his large hands, Judge has yet to master a changeup grip. He added a split-finger fastball that should be relatively easy for him to pick up. Judge is also a physical righhanded hitter with power and good speed, going down the line in times as low as 4.20 seconds. More scouts like him on the mound. He has committed to Fresno State.
31 937 Cincinnati Reds Dominic D'Anna Cal State Northridge Calif.
31 940 Chicago Cubs Benito Santiago Lon Morris (Texas) JC Texas
32 967 Cincinnati Reds Jaren Matthews Rutgers N.J.
Matthews hit .298/.385/.495 with seven homers and 35 RBIs this spring. Matthews was drafted in the 17th round by the Red Sox out of Don Bosco Prep in 2007 after flashing above-average raw power in workouts, and he agreed to a $250,000 bonus one day before the signing deadline, only to change his mind and attend Rutgers. He won't come close to that kind of money this year, because he has regressed during his college career, prompting some scouts to question whether he's receptive to instruction. His swing is a mess, and he has a hard time getting his upper and lower halves to work together, but there are still days he flashes the plus raw power that made him a prospect--like April 24 against Connecticut, when he hit two homers against flame-thrower Matt Barnes.
32 969 Milwaukee Brewers Jason Rogers Columbus State (Ga.) Ga.
32 973 Detroit Tigers Clay Jones Alabama Ala.
First baseman Clay Jones has the least pro tools but was Alabama's best middle-of-the-order hitter, leading the team with 15 home runs. He's a solid college hitter and good defender at first base.
33 1010 Colorado Rockies Jordan Ballard Virginia Military Institute Va.
34 1031 Tampa Bay Rays Steve Tinoco Long Beach State Calif.
34 1041 Philadelphia Phillies Pat Murray Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) Idaho
34 1044 Los Angeles Angels Jerod Yakubik Ohio Ohio
35 1046 Washington Nationals Tyler Oliver Wabash Valley (Ill.) JC Ill.
Bryce Harper may become the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, but entering the Junior College World Series, Oliver held a narrow 30-29 lead over him in the national juco home run race. Oliver, who also led all juco players with 103 RBIs, is a bad-bodied (6-foot-2, 230 pounds) first baseman who crushes mistakes. His righthanded power is his lone standout tool. After beginning his college career with stints at Marshall and Morehead State, he'll attend Kentucky next year if he doesn't turn pro.
35 1053 Houston Astros Esteban Gomez Bishop Ford Central Catholic HS, Brooklyn N.Y.
Gomez will head to San Jacinto (Texas) JC. Scouts question Gomez's defensive profile, but he shed 15 pounds in the offseason in an attempt to approve his agility and defense at first. His 6-foot-1, 190-pound frame offers power potential, but he stands out most for his smooth line-drive swing from the left side. He'll need to develop more power to play first base in pro ball.
35 1062 Seattle Mariners Ethan Paquette Hofstra N.Y.
35 1067 Florida Marlins Taylor Ard Mount Hood (Ore.) JC Ore.
First baseman Ard hit .496/.581/.848 with wood last year and was the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges player of the year, but he didn't get drafted. Then he went out and batted .387/.489/.595 in 111 at-bats in the West Coast Collegiate League, winning the league batting title and ranking as the league's No. 3 prospect. He played for the Corvallis club in the West Coast League and then committed to Oregon State, but he decided not to enroll and returned to Mount Hood. He got just six at-bats this spring after breaking the hamate bone in his left wrist during preseason batting practice. Ard's raw power is his calling card, grading out as well-above-average for some scouts. Some said a few balls he hit last summer traveled nearly 500 feet. His overall hitting rates as fringe-average. The 6-foot-2, 225-pound Ard has a baby face and is still maturing. A team that liked him last summer could try to make up for last year and sign him away from Washington State, his new commitment.
35 1072 Los Angeles Dodgers Beau Brett Southern California Calif.
37 1123 Detroit Tigers Carlos Lopez Cal State Fullerton Calif.
38 1143 Houston Astros Ryan Ford Plano (Texas) West HS Texas
38 1154 Atlanta Braves Jake Wark Jesuit HS, Beaverton, Ore. Ore.
39 1187 Florida Marlins Sam Bates Crowder (Mo.) JC Mo.
40 1201 Arizona Diamondbacks Ryan Casillas Hamilton HS, Chandler, Ariz. Ariz.
41 1237 Cincinnati Reds Jonathan Kaskow Stanford Calif.
42 1274 Atlanta Braves Ben Waldrip Cypress (Calif.) JC Calif.
42 1281 Philadelphia Phillies Tim Chadd Bishop Carroll Catholic HS, Wichita Kan.
44 1330 Chicago Cubs Jake Rogers St. Petersburg (Fla.) JC Fla.
47 1417 Cincinnati Reds Tant Shepherd Texas Texas
47 1421 Tampa Bay Rays Hector Montes Bonita Vista HS, Chula Vista, Calif. Calif.
47 1432 Los Angeles Dodgers Cody Martin Chipola (Fla.) JC Fla.
48 1442 New York Mets Austin Smith Pensacola (Fla.) Catholic HS Fla.
48 1445 Oakland Athletics Zach Johnson Ohlone (Calif.) JC Calif.
48 1455 Minnesota Twins Troy Scott Washington Wash.
49 1481 Tampa Bay Rays Danny Hoilman East Tennessee State Tenn.
East Tennessee State first baseman Paul Hoilman rivaled Kirby-Jones for gaudy numbers, batting .421/.526/.860 in dominating the Big South Conference. Hoilman has feel for hitting and has a mature approach against mediocre pitching, as well as the strength to hit for power with wood. He hit eight homers last summer in the New England Collegiate League. His athletic ability is modest and his defense, while improved, rates below average.
49 1493 Boston Red Sox Trygg Larsson-Danforth Yale Conn.
50 1517 Florida Marlins Dan Carney Notre Dame HS, East Stroudsburg, Pa. Pa.