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Chris Snyder
Name: Christopher Ryan Snyder
Born: Feb 12, 1981 in Houston, Texas USA
High School: Spring Woods HS, Houston
College: Houston
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 235 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 2nd round (68th overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2002 (signed for $567,000)
Snyder profiles as a third-round talent, but he could go as high as No. 28 to the Mariners, who drafted him in the 43rd round out of high school. That's a testament to this draft's catching, and to Snyder's catch-and-throw skills, which might be the best in the country. He handles a staff well and has some power in his bat. He has made improvements this year with his swing and his body (6-foot-3, 224 pounds). Some scouts think his swing is too long and leaves him vulnerable to inside fastballs, and he didn't help his cause by batting .175 with wood for Team USA last summer. Others think he's overrated and needs to be more active and agile behind the plate.
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