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Brian Snyder

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Brian Snyder
Name: Brian Joseph Snyder
Born: Mar 17, 1982 in Tampa, Fla. USA
High School: Wellington (Fla.) HS
College: Stetson
Ht.: 5'10" / Wt.: 200 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 1st round (26th overall) by the Oakland Athletics in 2003 (signed for $1,325,000)
Snyder helped himself immensely in the Cape Cod League last summer, where he hit for average and power with wood bats. He also showed that he's more athletic than his stocky build (6 feet, 195 pounds) might indicate. As an encore, he has turned in a strong junior season in which he has walked nearly twice as much as he has struck out. That will appeal to teams that value statistical performance. Snyder has been linked to two such teams, the Blue Jays and Red Sox, as a possible first-rounder but more likely will last another round or two. He has gap power but perhaps not enough for a big league third baseman, which may prompt a move to second once he turns pro. He struggled at second base with Stetston this year before returning to the hot corner, where his reactions and instincts make him a better fit.
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