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  1. San Diego JR OF Kris Bryant: plus raw power; above-average to plus arm; good athlete; everybody used a Troy Glaus comp out of HS; started school with massive holes in swing, can still be pitched to but much better in this area; much improved swing through freshman season; steady glove; athletic enough for RF; body looks much better early in junior year, stronger yet leaner; more athletic than often given credit; slow starter, average top speed; Jayson Werth comp gaining steam; my own Ryan Braun/Matt Holliday comps; power to all fields; 6-5, 215 pounds (2011: .376/.492/.614 – 34 BB/53 K – 197 AB) (2012: .357/.475/.643 – 39 BB/38 K – 213 AB – 9/12 SB) (2013: .340/.503/.860 – 64 BB/39 K – 7/11 SB – 215 AB)
  2. RHP Kohl Stewart (St. Pius X HS, Texas): 89-93 FB, 94-97 peak; really good 84-88 SL with plus upside; good 80-85 CU with plus upside; great athlete; football player; easy 92-95 most outings; 2013: 90-95 FB, 96 peak; flashes above-average 78-82 CB; plus 78-84 CU; plus 81-88 SL; FAVORITE; 6-3, 200 pounds
  3. Oklahoma JR RHP Jonathan Gray: 89-93 FB, 94-97 peak; good 80-81 SL; good 80-85 straight CU that flashes plus; nasty 89-91 cutter; 1st Start: 92-97 FB, 98 peak; plus 81-87 SL, 88 peak; whispers of 100; 2013: 94-97 FB, 98-100 peak; SL up to 82-88 now; holds his velocity beautifully, 95-98 FB; solid 81-84 CU, average for most; strong; FAVORITE; update: 95-99 FB; 84-88 SL; 81-84 CU; 6-4, 240 pounds (2012: 9.56 K/9 | 3.51 BB/9 | 3.37 FIP | 102.2 IP) (2013: 10.55 K/9 | 1.72 BB/9 | 2.83 FIP | 110 IP)
  4. OF Clint Frazier (Loganville HS, Georgia): plus-plus arm strength when healthy, very accurate; above-average speed, may have worked himself into more; big present power, plus-plus raw; uses the whole field; really short to the ball, Utley-like; ball explodes off the bat – makes that different sound; crazy hang time on pop ups; all he does is hit; not exactly scouting science, but the guy is impossible to dislike as a fan of the game; hard to believe anybody can swing a bat any faster than he can; 6-1, 190 pounds
  5. North Carolina JR 3B Colin Moran: great approach; gorgeous lefthanded swing; average defender at present, but significant defensive tools; defense made great strides in summer 2011; true plus hit tool; no clear above-average tool but bat, but can really hit; intrigued by his raw power, think it’ll play average or better professionally; average arm, probably better; my own Chase Headley comp; has put on 30+ pounds since enrolling; improved defender, now at least average; PG Paul O’Neill comp; have heard unique comp: Ryan Klesko upside with bat; struggled some on Fridays; FAVORITE; 6-3, 215 pounds (2011: .351/.462/.577 – 51 BB/31 K – 248 AB) (2012: .341/.417/.471 – 22 BB/23 K – 170 AB – 1/3 SB) (2013: .411/.534/.687 – 55 BB/18 K – 1/1 SB – 214 AB)
  6. Stanford JR RHP Mark Appel: sits 93-97 with four-seamer, hitting 99; holds velocity late: still at 94-95 in ninth innings; all FBs typically between 90-95; 88-92 two-seam FB with excellent sink; excellent FB command, but gets in trouble with too many hitter’s strikes – almost a little bit of a great control vs. good command situation; FB also gets in trouble at higher velocity when it flattens out and comes in too straight, especially when he forgets about two-seamer; sat consistently 96-98 with FB in summer 2011; easiest high velocity arm in class by a wide margin; rarely dips below 92; opening start 2012: 91-95 FB, 97 peak; above-average 82-84 SL that remains inconsistent; low-80s CU; for me, he’s at his best when he is 92-94 with plus sink and throwing lots of SL, sometimes gets too dependent on FB and overthrows it causing him to miss up in the zone; as the spring moved on, his SL improved considerably, though it lacks the sharpness and break of a true SL (it is more of a hybrid-breaking ball at this point) – now it is a more consistent, though still not reliable, 82-85 pitch with plus upside that can reach even higher (86-87 when he rears back); 80-85 circle CU with very good sink is currently an average big league pitch with plus upside – it is currently his best swing and miss pitch and my favorite of his offspeed offerings; can get in trouble showing too much of the ball in his delivery; no denying his raw stuff – taken individually, each pitch grades out as above-average to plus down the line, but the inability to throw all three pitches for strikes on any given day continues to be his downfall; downfall is, of course, relative – he still has the upside to be a frontline starter with the realistic floor of big league innings eater; 2013: 92-96 FB, 97-98 peak; plus 83-88 SL; really good 81-85 CU, flashes plus to plus-plus; might be crazy, but strikes me as guy who will never be as good as he should be (sum of parts don’t add up to whole); FB is just too damn straight to me; 6-5, 215 pounds (2011: 7.42 K/9 | 110.1 IP) (2012: 10.06 K/9 | 1.89 BB/9 | 3.14 FIP | 119 IP) (2013: 11.17 K/9 | 1.95 BB/9 | 2.94 FIP | 106.1 IP)
  7. Nevada JR RHP Braden Shipley: 90-94 FB, 96-97 peak; average 77-81 CB; 80-83 CU with above-average upside; cutter; easy velocity; arm works quick; much improved command; good defender; good move; really good athlete; FAVORITE; 2013: 92-96 FB, 98 peak; plus-plus CU; average 75-81 CB, still inconsistent but better firmer when it flashes above-average; new cutter could be weapon in time; plus athlete; velocity dips as low as 89-93 mid-game; lots of deception; 6-3, 180 pounds (2011: .265/.351/.346 – 17 BB/26 K – 136 AB) (2012: 8.15 K/9 | 3.66 BB/9 | 3.73 FIP | 98.1 IP) (2013: 8.47 K/9 | 2.85 BB/9 | 3.50 FIP | 107.1 IP)
  8. LHP/OF Trey Ball (New Castle HS, Indiana): 87-91 FB, 92-94 peak; advanced 78-84 CU with good deception, plus upside; 74-78 CB was viewed as work in progress, flashes plus and mostly above-average by now; good 79-85 SL; good athlete; well above-average speed; CF range; quick bat; great instincts in field and on bases; originally reminded me of Jake Cave but he’s blown right by that this spring; PG has used Von Hayes as a hitter; have also heard lefty Taylor Jungmann; plus arm; not much present power, but it is in there; BA has used Chris Sale and Dom Brown, I love both; 6-6, 180 pounds
  9. C Reese McGuire (Kentwood HS, Washington): average arm, but could be more there; very good athlete behind plate; pretty swing; really strong defensive tools; frequent Austin Hedges comp defensively with plus-plus ability; double-digit home run pop; opposite field power is great to see; average speed plays up; Matt Joyce comp as hitter; so agile, such a great athlete; strong hands; above-average arm now; my own Jason Kendall comp; above-average hit tool; average power upside; FAVORITE; 6-1, 180 pounds
  10. 1B Dominic Smith (Serra HS, California): really, really good hitter; good approach; plus power; average speed; might be stuck at 1B (instead of RF), where he’s easily plus; popular and logical Jonathan Singleton comp; good athlete; all he does is hit, special ability with bat; 90-92 FB; PG Todd Helton comp, also have heard Adrian Gonzalez; has experimented behind plate, not seriously but showed impressive willingness to play anywhere; love his swing; plus arm; can hit it anywhere; great patience; young for his class unique plus hit/plus glove first baseman; polled many who have seen him often and got a variety of interesting comps including lefty Edgar Martinez, shorter Olerud, pre-steroid Palmeiro, Keith Hernandez, Jim Edmonds, Don Mattingly, Wally Joyner, Mark Grace, and Will Clark; favorable comps don’t guarantee success, but…nice list; FAVORITE; 6-1, 200 pounds
  11. Mississippi State JR OF/RHP Hunter Renfroe: above-average raw power, arguably more as some have it plus; great athlete; inconsistent thrower (accuracy), but more good than bad lately; plus-plus arm strength, tons of fun to watch him throw (legit 80 arm); good speed; 94-97 FB, 98-99 peak; SL with upside; has played some CF; has improved significantly in CF, profiles best in RF; pitch recognition biggest impediment to success; above-average speed; encouraged by improvement in plate discipline; always considered him college ball’s version Bryce Harper, mostly due to past as catcher and all-around skill set (obviously nobody compares to Harper as a prospect, that should go without saying); 2013 update: true plus arm; looks like a plus glove in RF to me; above-average to plus speed; plus raw power; just a good natural hitter; no physical weaknesses, but some pitch recognition worries remain; 6-1, 215 pounds (2012: .248/.327/.370 – 22 BB/48 K – 230 AB – 7/8 SB) (2013: .352/.450/.652 – 36 BB/35 K – 10/13 SB – 210 AB)
  12. OF Austin Meadows (Grayson HS, Georgia): plus speed; lightning quick bat; big raw power; good athlete; CF range; above-average arm strength, weird motion; short swing; have been impressed with his pitch recognition and patience, far better than I was led to believe; popular Colby Rasmus comp feels instructive; agree with those who prefer him in corner, arm may keep him in LF; PG Jay Bruce body comp; two comps I’ve heard from area guys that I like: Curtis Granderson (good) and Eric Anthony (not so good); FAVORITE; 6-3, 200 pounds; L/L
  13. Indiana State JR LHP Sean Manaea: 90-94 FB; good FB movement; solid 84-87 split-CU that has turned into major weapon, could be plus in time; power CB/SL needs work, flashes average now – SL confirmed; control an issue; nice deception in funky delivery; iffy control; Cape 2012: 91-93 FB, 95-96 peak; plus FB command; great FB deception; 80-83 plus SL; 79-81 CU that flashes plus, splitter grip can get up to low-80s (85 peak); Sabathia and Chris Sale comps; outstanding pickoff move, real weapon; development from HS reminds me a lot of Strasburg; hit 98 in relief; plus FB command; 1st Start: 92-95 FB, 96 peak; dipped to 89-92; good CB; good CU; 2013: 88-92 FB, 94-95 peak; consistently above-average 78-82 SL; 94 late in games, also has dipped to 88-92 in other games; 6-5, 235 pounds (2011: 8.96 K/9 | 83.1 IP) (2012: 9.86 K/9 | 3.17 BB/9 | 3.51 FIP | 105 IP) (2013: 11.41 K/9 | 3.31 BB/9 | 2.99 FIP | 73.1 IP)
  14. Arkansas JR RHP Ryne Stanek: mostly 92-95 FB, nothing below 90, 96-97 peak; good 78-83 CB that has added velocity over years and flashes plus; solid 78-84 CU, more often up to 80-86 now and an improved pitch; CU has chance to be well above-average in time; 88-90 cutter; 82-87 good tight SL that he leans on heavily, up to 85-87 and plus more often than ever; SL and cutter may be same pitch; not afraid to throw inside; holds velocity really well, 97 late in games; iffy command; average at best control; Summer 2012: 93-96 FB; above-average 84-87 SL, flashes plus; above-average to plus CB; SL is more consistent; average or better 78-81 CU, though some don’t like it; 2013: 91-95 FB, can get to 97-98 when warm/mechanics working; good 82-88 SL, flashes plus but far less often than in past; average 80-87 CU, chance for a bit more; 77-82 CB; really spotty command; 6-4, 180 pounds (2011: 6.05 K/9 | 64 IP) (2012: 8.55 K/9 | 3.30 BB/9 | 3.36 FIP | 92.2 IP) (2013: 7.90 K/9 | 3.40 BB/9 | 3.77 FIP | 90 IP)
  15. East Central (MS) CC SO SS Tim Anderson: good athlete; plus bat speed; plus-plus speed, uses it very well; very capable defender, plenty of range and average or better arm; others prefer him in CF or 2B; average raw power; hits predominantly fastballs at this point; some pitch recognition issues to be ironed out; have heard Mariano Duncan comp; BA comps: Brandon Phillips and Orlando Hudson; personal comp: Roman Quinn; 6-1, 180 pounds (2013: .495/.568/.879 – 17 BB/12 K – 41/45 SB – 182 AB)
  16. Stephen F. Austin State JR 3B/2B Hunter Dozier: good athlete; plus arm; well above-average to plus power upside; very good defensive tools; great speed for his size, average overall; good approach; quick bat; hits it to all fields; FAVORITE; 6-4, 220 pounds (2011: .335/.381/.492 – 12 BB/34 K – 197 AB) (2012: .396/.467/.656 – 30 BB/41 K – 227 AB – 8/14 SB) (2013: .462/.540/.885 – 35 BB/34 K – 12/17 SB – 208 AB)
  17. RHP Hunter Harvey (Bandys HS, North Carolina): 87-93 FB, 95-97 peak; good 79-83 CU with sink, underutilized but it is there; good 73-78 CB with plus upside, 75ish and plus most often; great athlete; PG Taylor Guerrieri comp; FAVORITE; 6-3, 170 pounds;
  18. Fresno State JR OF Aaron Judge: very good raw power, but hasn’t tapped into it yet; above-average speed; great athlete; plus arm strength for RF; plus defender; Dave Winfield body comp; like his approach when ahead in count, but gets too jumpy when behind; still unsure of pitch recognition; doesn’t move like he’s 6-7; will be interesting to see his Friday night splits – can he hit big-time arms is a fair question; physical comp is easy for me: bigger Giancarlo Stanton (especially swing setups and mechanics); uses whole field well; 2013 update: average speed; plus athlete; plus raw power, still not showing it in-game but starting to come out; surprisingly short stroke; good defender; 93 peak FB; good CB; FAVORITE; 6-7, 230 pounds (2011: .369/.446/.476 – 25 BB/41 K – 187 AB) (2012: .313/.461/.463 – 49 BB/41 K – 201 AB – 13/15 SB) (2013: .364/.457/.650 – 35 BB/53 K – 12/14 SB – 206 AB)
  19. SS JP Crawford (Lakewood HS, California): good instincts defensively, looks like a shortstop in his actions and first step movements; strong, accurate arm; average speed, times out better at times; no standout tool, but could be an average all-around five-tool guy; I’m totally sold on his defense up the middle; intriguing power beginning to come on, easy average upside; really good athlete; average hit tool; 6-2, 180 pounds
  20. RHP Kyle Serrano (Farragut HS, Tennessee): 87-91 FB, 92 peak; up to 90-94 now; interesting 77-79 CB; good 82-85 SL, flashes plus; good 78-82 CU, will be great in time; update: 91-93 FB, 95 peak; good low-80s CB, plus upside at 82-84; love his CU; FAVORITE; 6-2, 200 pounds
  21. LHP Ian Clarkin (James Madison HS, California): 87-92 FB with good movement, 93-94 peak; raw 70-73 CB that he commands well, can look really good at times and has improved over summer (flashes plus); 78-83 CU with upside, inconsistent yet flashes plus so average on balance; good athlete; excellent deception; lives 89-92 with FB; 74-78 CB now a consistently great pitch; spring update: 89-91 FB, 93 peak; 74-78 CB with plus upside; 81-84 CU with plus upside, flashes plus presently but, again, closer to average on balance; like the popular Jon Lester comp; FAVORITE; 6-3, 190 pounds
  22. LHP Robert Kaminsky (St. Joseph Regional HS, New Jersey): 88-93 FB, 95 peak; plus to plus-plus 76-81 CB that is incredibly advanced for prep arm, up to 80-83 where it is at its best; drops the CB wherever he wants; 77-83 sinking CU with average or better upside; very smart; excellent deception; not afraid to pitch inside; fearless; plus command; slow starter velocity-wise (88-90, then up to 90-92 easy); 94 peak; PG Gio Gonzalez and Scott Kazmir comp; has incorporated 85 breaking ball might be SL or cutter; my own Wandy Rodriguez comp; FAVORITE; 6-0, 190 pounds
  23. Samford JR OF Phillip Ervin: good athlete; quick bat; strong; above-average speed; above-average arm; above-average hit tool; above-average raw power; raw fielder, will take some questionable routes and fight some routine fly balls; 90-93 FB, 95-97 peak; on balance, a good CF; electric bat speed; crazy quick hands; hitter more than slugger; much improved pitch recognition; potential impact bat; love his swing; BA Ron Gant comp, PG Ian Kinsler comp; no obvious holes in his game, very well-rounded; did his best work on Fridays; 5-11, 200 pounds (2011: .371/.440/.516 – 25 BB/28 K – 213 AB) (2012: .327/.406/.519 – 23 BB/38 K – 260 AB – 16/21 SB) (2013: .337/.459/.597 – 39 BB/25 K – 21/23 SB – 196 AB
  24. C Jonathan Denney (Yukon HS, Oklahoma): quick bat; really good power, easy plus; outstanding defensive tools; quick feet; legit plus arm; big power; BA JP Arencibia comp, also Clint Coulter; short to ball, but explodes with lower half; love his patience, call it controlled aggression; no glaring weakness to his game; average hit tool; FAVORITE; 6-2, 200 pounds
  25. C Nick Ciuffo (Lexington HS, South Carolina): quick bat; above-average power upside; good defensive tools and has improved over time; not a natural catcher, but now he looks the part; high present value; above-average arm, but throws can sail; moves laterally better than expected; keen batting eye; PG Brian McCann comp; defense has improved a ton; strong hands; good receiver; popular AJ Pierzinski comp as well; reminds me some of Varitek; 6-2, 200 pounds
  26. New Mexico JR 1B/3B DJ Peterson: legitimately exciting power upside, plus to plus-plus raw; average at best defender at third, fits much better at 1B; special hand speed as hitter; below-average speed has improved, I’d call it average now; mature approach; above-average arm; sticking with my Billy Butler comp; 6-1, 200 pounds (2011: .285/.350/.488 – 16 BB/49 K – 246 AB) (2012: .367/.446/.645 – 34 BB/29 K – 248 AB – 1/2 SB) (2013: .364/.486/.744 – 43 BB/28 K – 5/6 SB – 195 AB)
  27. Stanford JR OF Austin Wilson: plus-plus power reminiscent of Giancarlo Stanton; plus-plus arm; above-average speed, will lose some with age; solid defensive tools in RF; comically high back elbow holds his swing back; some pitch recognition issues; struggles with breaking stuff; shows power to all fields; Cape 2012: stood out as most impressive specimen on field each game, wow; not fast but good speed for size; 6-5, 250 pounds (2011: .321/.357/.434 – 7 BB/53 K – 196 AB) (2012: .294/.399/.507 – 25 BB/42 K – 221 AB – 7/7 SB) (2013: .297/.394/.483 – 13 BB/18 K – 5/7 SB – 118 AB)
  28. Notre Dame JR 1B/OF Eric Jagielo: quick bat; good approach; below-average arm; plus power upside, plus-plus for some; average or better hit tool; some think he can hang at 3B, could be average there in time but I prefer him at first; PG Jim Thome comp; 6-3, 215 pounds (2011: .269/.358/.418 – 26 BB/29 K – 201 AB) (2012: .301/.392/.533 – 28 BB/33 K – 229 AB – 4/8 SB) (2013: .412/.519/.670 – 32 BB/29 K – 2/5 SB – 182 AB)
  29. LHP Hunter Green (Warren East HS, Kentucky): 87-93 FB, 94-95 peak; good 74-76 CB with plus upside; shows sinking CU with promise, though it still needs considerable work; room to grow physically; smart pitcher; FAVORITE; 6-4, 180 pounds
  30. Oral Roberts JR RHP Alex Gonzalez: 89-93 FB, 94-96 peak; good 85-87 SL, much improved; emerging CU; CB; plus command; plus cutter; 2013: 90-94 FB with plus cut-action; 83-88 cut-SL with plus upside, flashes it now; improving low-80s CU, tumbles like a split; occasional CB; groundball machine; FAVORITE; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: 8.52 K/9 | 105.2 IP) (2012: 6.91 K/9 | 2.51 BB/9 | 3.78 FIP | 86 IP) (2013: 10.40 K/9 | 2.06 BB/9 | 3.30 FIP | 113.1 IP)
  31. UC Irvine JR RHP Andrew Thurman: 88-91 FB, 92 peak; good 71-74 CB; good 78-81 CU with plus upside; really intriguing new 79 cutter/SL; good command; up to 90-93, 94 peak on Cape 2012; CB is potential plus pitch; 2013: 89-93 FB, 94-95 peak; good but inconsistent 72-75 CB; plus 75-80 CU; 78-82 cut-SL; FAVORITE; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: 7.77 K/9 | 75.1 IP) (2012: 6.43 K/9 | 2.11 BB/9 | 3.76 FIP | 98 IP) (2013: 8.25 K/9 | 1.70 BB/9 | 3.15 FIP | 100.1 IP)
  32. Gonzaga JR LHP Marco Gonzales: 87-90 FB, 91-92 peak; above-average 75-82 circle CU with plus upside, looks like a great pitch to me and up to plus-plus now; solid 77-81 CB; 81 cutter that is relatively new; great command; good athlete; good defender; Summer 2012: plus to plus-plus CU; 88-90 FB, 92 peak; average SL; potential average CB; popular Sean Gilmartin comp, have also heard Mike Minor; 2013: 87-91 FB; plus-plus command of plus 76-81 CU and average 74-79 CB; average 80-82 cutter; plus athlete; BA Jason Vargas comp; I see John Danks; 6-1, 190 pounds (2011: .300/.410/.391 – 17 BB/19 K – 110 AB) (2011: 7.80 K/9 | 105 IP) (2012: 9.13 K/9 | 2.14 BB/9 | 3.34 FIP | 92.2 IP) (2012: .331/.378/.437 – 11 BB/20 K – 151 AB – 0/0 SB) (2013: 8.15 K/9 | 2.12 BB/9 | 3.15 FIP | 106 IP) (2013: .299/.365/.377 – 19 BB/34 K – 3/3 SB – 167 AB)
  33. Lee JR RHP/SS Myles Smith: 88-92 FB, 94-95 peak; above-average CU; emerging SL; Missouri transfer; 2013: 90-95 FB, 96-97 peak; plus 82-84 CU; 79-82 SL, upper-80s version is more like cutter; great athlete; FAVORITE; 6-1, 175 pounds
  34. RHP Phil Bickford (Oaks Christian HS, California): 88-95 sinking FB with plus downward movement, 96-98 peak; really good command of FB; good 80-83 CU, uses it infrequently but like what I’ve seen; average 75-81 SL with upside; PG Carter Capps comp, also Jered Weaver; 6-4, 200 pounds
  35. LHP Matt Krook (Saint Ignatius HS, California): 88-93 FB, 95 peak; really good 78-83 CB, plus-plus upside; has shown a 83-85 cut-SL with upside; nascent CU; plus athlete; loves to hit; popular lefty Zach Lee comp; 6-4, 200 pounds
  36. LHP Jake Brentz (Parkway South HS, Missouri): 90-92 FB, 94-97 peak; above-average 69-72 CB; above-average cutter; inconsistent CU, flashes plus; trouble holding velocity deep in starts; when right, velocity is very easy; impressive command; 6-2, 200 pounds
  37. Louisiana State JR RHP Ryan Eades: 89-95 FB; holds velocity really well, 94-95 peak late; has been up to 94-96 in some starts, hitting 98; 95-97 peak seems most common; never dips below 92 now; 88-89 SL, also sits 81-83 at times; good 76-79 CB; good 79-86 CU; each offspeed pitch can look great, but rarely has them all working at once; command an on-going issue; 94 peak in fall ball 2012; nasty 76-82 CB; good sinker; good sinking 83 CU; easy 96 peak; 2013: CB a really good pitch, adds and subtracts from hit beautifully; raw CU; 2013: 90-95 FB, mostly 92-94, 97 peak; strong FB command; good 75-82 CB, probably above-average on balance but flashes plus; good 79-83 circle CU, flashes plus but very inconsistent; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: 6.70 K/9 | 43 IP) (2012: 6.32 K/9 | 2.59 BB/9 | 4.93 FIP | 94 IP) (2013: 7.49 K/9 | 2.50 BB/9 | 3.79 FIP | 93.2 IP)
  38. Virginia Tech JR 3B/2B Chad Pinder: good athlete; could be plus defender at third; strong arm; big raw power, average likely upside; above-average speed; good hands; natural hitter, above-average hit tool; Ryan Zimmerman and Evan Longoria comps from HS; reminds me of college version of Cavan Biggio; FAVORITE; 6-2, 190 pounds (2011: .317/.368/.510 – 7 BB/18 K – 104 AB) (2012: .321/.378/.533 – 15 BB/40 K – 212 AB – 6/11 SB) (2013: .352/.435/.512 – 21 BB/33 K – 5/9 SB – 213 AB)
  39. C Chris Okey (Eustis HS, Florida): plus defensive upside; good athlete; above-average arm strength, plus for some; good approach; big power upside, but very little presently; average speed; strong present defender; middle infielder agility behind plate; PG Craig Biggio comp; BA comps Jon Lucroy and Jason Kendall; FAVORITE; 6-0, 180 pounds
  40. C/3B Tyler O’Neill (Garibaldi SS, British Columbia): very strong; plus bat speed; advanced as a hitter; above-average speed; above-average arm; great athlete; BA comp: Brett Lawrie; FAVORITE; 6-0, 215 pounds
  41. OF Ryan Boldt (Red Wing HS, Minnesota): plus speed; gap power; big-time bat speed;; can really run; PG Chris Lubanski comp; don’t love his arm strength, but everybody I talked to kept bringing up how unusually accurate it is; wears out gaps; average at best power; reminds me of David Dahl, also see a little Randy Winn in his game; FAVORITE; 6-2, 185 pounds
  42. 3B/2B Cavan Biggio (St. Thomas HS, Texas): strong hit tool; average power upside, but needs to get stronger; great approach, patient and aggressive all at once; good defensive tools; average at best speed; average at best arm; smart hitter; line drive machine; born to hit; carries himself like a pro; great pitch recognition; FAVORITE; 6-1, 180 pounds
  43. OF Billy McKinney (Plano West HS, Texas): average at best speed, plays up thanks to aggressiveness and smart; really good approach; has hit high velocity arms in past; love his swing, short to ball but explosive power; just a really good hitter; borderline CF range, but best in corner, likely LF; average arm, maybe a bit more; 6-1, 200 pounds
  44. 3B/SS Travis Demeritte (Winder Barrow HS, Georgia): outstanding defender; above-average power upside, not a ton at present and average for others; line drive machine; well above-average arm strength; love his approach; average speed; lightning quick bat; PG Matt Dominguez comp; reminds me of Moran a bit as a hitter coming out of HS; little bit of Jason Esposito to his game as well; 86-90 FB, 91-92 peak; really good 75-79 CB, plus upside; average 78-81 CU; FAVORITE; 6-1, 185 pounds
  45. Vanderbilt JR LHP Kevin Ziomek: 87-92 FB, 93-94 peak; good 78-82 SL; really good 79-82 CU that keeps improving; 75-80 CB; cutter; 87-92 in 2012; inconsistent velocity; breaking balls come and go; mechanics still need ironing out; Cape 2012: 90-93 FB; good CB; good 83-86 CU; 2013: 87-92 FB, 94 peak; 75-78 average to plus SL, though some see it as a CB; mixes in different 73-75 CB very occasionally; love his ability to sequence; 78-82 CU; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: 9.73 K/9 | 45.1 IP) (2012: 9.53 K/9 | 4.08 BB/9 | 4.34 FIP | 79.1 IP) (2013: 9.40 K/9 | 3.08 BB/9 | 3.41 FIP | 105.1 IP)
  46. 3B Trey Michalczewski (Jenks HS, Oklahoma): really intriguing bat; above-average power upside; strong; lots of bat speed; slow starter with average at best speed underway; strong defensive tools; good athlete; love his approach; 6-3, 200 pounds
  47. C Jacob Nottingham (Redlands HS, California): above-average power upside; average hit tool; quick bat; defense needs polish; very strong; strong arm; really good athlete; decent speed; FAVORITE; 6-3, 220 pounds
  48. 3B Ryan McMahon (Mater Dei HS, California): good athlete; good power, above-average upside; great approach; good defensive tools; 55 arm; PG Corey Seager comp; personally love his power upside, think he’s got 20+ HR upside; great hands; FAVORITE; 6-3, 190 pounds
  49. 3B/1B Drew Ward (Leedy HS, Oklahoma): very strong; good athlete; untapped upside; intriguing natural talent with bat; big raw power; impressive pitch tracking and recognition; really like his approach; could be a catcher long term; strong arm, but mechanics out of whack; PG comp Jim Thome; profile reminds me some of Phil Nevin; 6-4, 200 pounds
  50. Kansas State JR OF Jared King: average or better power to all fields; average defender, chance for more and has improved but probably still best in LF; above-average speed; average arm; really strong hit tool, plus for some; underrated athlete, especially for me (thought he was just a guy athletically, but he looks great); very intriguing PG comp: Nick Swisher; FAVORITE; 5-11, 220 pounds (2011: .307/.365/.534 – 15 BB/31 K – 176 AB) (2012: .368/.447/.564 – 32 BB/28 K – 220 AB – 16/20 SB) (2013: .327/.418/.500 – 26 BB/20 K – 13/18 SB – 202 AB)
  51. RHP Dustin Driver (Wenatchee HS, Washington): 87-92 FB, 93-94 peak; good FB command; good but inconsistent 70-77 CB; better 77-85 CU, often thrown on higher end; good 78-84 SL, others say ditch it; 85-87 cutter; PG Matt Cain comp; every fastball is down in zone; great athlete; 6-3, 195 pounds
  52. 3B/2B Andy McGuire (James Madison HS, Virginia): good athlete; above-average to plus arm; good range; intriguing tools at plate; average speed; steady defender; good present gap power, average to above-average raw; below-average speed; reminds me some of CJ Hinojosa last year; FAVORITE; 6-1, 190 pounds
  53. RHP Connor Jones (Great Bridge HS, Virginia): 88-92 FB with true plus sink, 93-95 peak; average 77-82 SL flashes plus; above-average upside with 78-82 CU; everything sinks; groundball machine; plus command; 2013: 90-94; FAVORITE; 6-3, 190 pounds
  54. Savannah State JR RHP Kyle McGowin: 88-93 FB, 95 peak; 86-89 sinker; good 76-79 SL, flashes plus; really good 77-83 CU that he leans on heavily; really good athlete; good command of secondary stuff; iffy control; FAVORITE; 6-3, 180 pounds; (2011: 8.06 K/9 | 77 IP) (2012: 7.89 K/9 | 1.39 BB/9 | 3.67 FIP | 97 IP) (2013: 9.50 K/9 | 2.39 BB/9 | 3.25 FIP | 120.1 IP)
  55. Marshall JR RHP Aaron Blair: 88-93 FB with good sink; good CB; good CU; good overall command; Cape 2012: 87-91 FB, 92-93 peak; spots it well; 81-85 CU with good arm action, flashes plus; good 74-78 CB; 2013: 90-94 FB, 96-97 peak; plus 78-85 CU that I love; 73-79 CB flashes above-average; 83-85 SL could be better; FAVORITE; 6-5, 220 pounds (2011: 8.42 K/9 | 36.1 IP) (2012: 9.04 K/9 | 2.90 BB/9 | 3.37 FIP | 83.2 IP) (2013: 9.11 K/9 | 3.95 BB/9 | 3.20 FIP | 82 IP)
  56. Florida JR RHP Jonathon Crawford: 88-92 FB, 93-96 peak; good CB; good mid-80s SL; emerging CU; all offspeed pitches could be plus in time; crazy inconsistent; control a major issue; improved mechanics, better release point; everything moves; 92-94 FB, 95-97 peak; 83-84 SL; Summer 2012: 92-94 FB, 96 peak; mid-80s SL (82-84) with plus upside; CU shows average; command and repeatable mechanics make him a starter for me; has hit as high as 98 in past; fall ball 2012: 92-94 FB; 83-86 SL; 84-86 CU that flashes plus; plus sinker/slider combo elicits Kevin Brown comps; 4-pitch ceiling as starter, big-time reliever floor; 2013: 90-94 FB, 96 peak; inconsistent but plus 82-84 SL; CU still needs work; 6-2, 200 pounds (2012: 9.15 K/9 | 2.55 BB/9 | 3.55 FIP | 77.2 IP) (2013: 7.73 K/9 | 3.47 BB/9 | 3.97 FIP | 80.1 IP)
  57. Jacksonville JR RHP Chris Anderson: 88-92 FB; good breaking ball; Cape 2012: 88-92 FB, 93 peak; good 75-76 CB; SL; 79-81 split-CU; held velocity well; iffy control; FB up to 94-95 at times; 2013: 89-95 FB, 96-97 peak; above-average to plus 80-85 SL; 78-84 CU with above-average upside; average to good 77-80 CB; sinker; holds velocity late; Matt Garza and Andy Benes comps; 6-4, 225 pounds; (2011: 7.11 K/9 | 50.2 IP) (2012: .273/.346/.339 – 8 BB/28 K – 0/0 SB – 121 AB) (2012: 7.13 K/9 | 3.97 BB/9 | 4.36 FIP | 88.1 IP) (2013: 8.86 K/9 | 2.24 BB/9 | 3.64 FIP | 104.2 IP)
  58. RHP Brett Morales (King HS, Florida): 89-93 FB, 94 peak; plus sinking 78-82 circle CU that is really advanced; good 73-76 CB with plus upside that I love, has also been called a SL; doesn’t have great command of breaking ball; good athlete; Jarrod Parker comp; 6-2, 185 pounds
  59. Seminole State CC FR RHP Teddy Stankiewicz: 88-94 FB, 96 peak; 80-85 SL flashes plus; 70-78 CB; 80-83 CU flashes plus, could be better in time; 89 cutter; above-average command; above-average control; FAVORITE; 6-4, 215 pounds (2013: 70 K – 10 BB – 60.2 IP – 2.52 ERA)
  60. Cal State Fullerton JR OF/RHP Michael Lorenzen: above-average speed; plus-plus arm; good approach; really good range in RF, also very good in CF; no tool worse than average; hits it all over the field, when he hits it; above-average raw power; very instinctual; 92-96 FB, easy 98 peak; above-average 79-83 SL; my own better Tyler Naquin comp; also reads a little like a slightly less powerful Renfroe, but, unlike Renfroe, the light bulb hasn’t quite gone on yet; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: .329/.415/.466 – 12 BB/23 K – 146 AB) (2012: .302/.359/.440 – 15 BB/40 K – 232 AB – 15/20 SB) (2012: 7.36 K/9 | 2.05 BB/9 | 3.50 FIP | 22 IP) (2013: .320/.407/.515 – 19 BB/35 K – 12/17 SB – 206 AB) (2013: 7.36 K/9 | 1.64 BB/9 | 3.36 FIP | 22 IP)
  61. OF Justin Williams (Terrebonne HS, Louisiana): plus power upside; potentially special bat but still raw; average speed, probably more underway; profiles best as plus glove in RF; others don’t love his speed/defense package, but I like it; slightly above-average arm, very accurate; despite newness to game, has a really good batting eye; big fan of his swing; power plays in game; quick bat; relatively new to baseball; too often dismissed as a low-probability tools gamble, but he can hit; FAVORITE; 6-2, 215 pounds
  62. OF Josh Hart (Parkview HS, Georgia): easy plus speed and knows how to use it, could be more while others have it as less (average); gap power; above-average arm, has also been called plus yet others have it as average; leadoff profile; easy CF range; smart player who performs within his limits; plays within himself really well; not much power, but enough there to make it work; approach has been cleaned up; now I love his approach; future big league regular; PG Juan Pierre comp with less speed, more pop, more patience; my own comps: Devon White, Marquis Grissom; Kiley McDaniel comp: Kenny Lofton; FAVORITE; 6-3, 190 pounds
  63. Minnesota JR LHP Tom Windle: 87-91 FB, 93-94 peak; good hard 80-81 SL with plus upside; raw 82-85 CU; 76-77 CB; good athlete; Cape 2012: 89-91 FB (93 peak) with awesome movement; 80-84 SL flashes above-average to plus; improved 83-85 CU; uses CB over SL more often now, but still brings that 80-82 SL to the table and it is a really good pitch; emerging CU; 2013: 87-92 FB, 94 peak; good 78-84 SL; average 80-84 CU, above-average upside; 6-4, 210 pounds (2011: 7.62 K/9 | 41.1 IP) (2012: 8.27 K/9 | 3.70 BB/9 | 4.20 FIP | 41.1 IP) (2013: 8.45 K/9 | 3.21 BB/9 | 3.35 FIP | 92.2 IP)
  64. Oklahoma JR LHP Dillon Overton: 85-90 FB, 92-93 peak; up to 95 in 2013; flashes plus CB; Andrew Heaney comp from everybody; 2013: 88-92 FB, 94-95 peak; good 78-80 sinking CU flashes plus; good 74-76 SL, flashes plus; plus command; down to 86-88 later innings; 6-2, 160 pounds (2011: 7.39 K/9 | 74.1 IP) (2012: 9.68 K/9 | 1.69 BB/9 | 3.16 FIP | 122.2 IP) (2013: 8.00 K/9 | 2.28 BB/9 | 3.60 FIP | 86.2 IP)
  65. Mississippi JR RHP Bobby Wahl: 89-93 FB, easy 95 peak; now up to 97 peak in Summer 2011; flashes plus 78-84 SL, also called a CB – as close to a mix as the two as you’ll find; emerging 78-81 CU that is an advanced pitch, solid now; loses velocity quickly so a reliever all the way, though he sat 90-94 in Summer 2012 and has held velocity realy well since; pitches up in the zone effectively; Summer 2012: 92-94 FB, 96 peak; above-average 80-83 SL with plus upside; has flashed plus split-CU; Jonathan Papelbon comp; 2013: 90-95 FB, 97 peak; average 79-82 CU; flashes plus 79-83 SL; 78-84 CB; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: 8.10 K/9 | 30 IP) (2012: 10.00 K/9 | 2.73 BB/9 | 3.49 FIP | 99 IP) (2013: 7.94 K/9 | 3.97 BB/9 | 3.72 FIP | 90.2 IP)
  66. LHP Blake Taylor (Dana Hills HS, California): 87-92 FB, 94-95 peak; 74-78 CB flashes plus, clear plus upside; also promising 78-80 SL; good deception in delivery; 81-84 CU with upside; young for his class; 6-3, 210 pounds
  67. Georgia Tech JR 1B/OF Daniel Palka: plus-plus raw power; gifted natural hitter; plus arm; will always strike out too much, but power makes it worth it; might have the athleticism for a corner outfield spot, but best at first; 90 peak FB; FAVORITE; 6-2, 225 pounds (2011: .310/.389/.586 – 22 BB/67 K – 232 AB) (2012: .303/.382/.550 – 18 BB/47 K – 238 AB – 6/7 SB) (2013: .374/.473/.705 – 30 BB/54 K – 4/4 SB – 212 AB)
  68. RHP Robert Tyler (Crisp County HS, Georgia): 88-92 FB with tons of life, 93-95 peak; lots of sink on FB; really good 78-82 CU with plus upside; 81-83 SL; commands 73-78 CB well; great balance in delivery; uneven performance this spring; FAVORITE; 6-3, 200 pounds
  69. RHP Keegan Thompson (Cullman HS, Alabama): 88-92 FB, 94 peak; plus breaking ball: throws both CB and SL between 75-78 CB and SL; upper-70s SL considered his best pitch; low- to mid-70s CB; average 83-86 CU; great control; one of the brighter prep pitchers you’ll find; plus pitchability; fantastic athlete; FAVORITE; 6-3, 185 pounds
  70. RHP Cal Quantrill (Trinity College SS, Ontario): 87-93 FB, 95-96 peak; 76 SL with upside; CB needs work; very good CU with plus upside; great athlete; young for class; may be too smart for pro ball; FAVORITE; 6-3, 175 pounds
  71. RHP Casey Meisner (Cypress Woods HS, Texas): 87-92 FB, 93-95 peak; really good 73-76 CB; good 76-81 circle CU; really consistent with his stuff; good athlete; Doug Fister comp; 6-7, 185 pounds
  72. RHP Andrew Church (Palo Verde HS, Nevada): 88-94 FB, 96-97 peak; good 78-82 SL; really good 76-78 CB that flashes plus; above-average 78-80 CU; four legit usable pitches; good command; FAVORITE; 6-2, 200 pounds
  73. LHP Garrett Williams (Calvary Baptist HS, Louisiana): 87-91 FB, 92-93 peak; potential plus 74-80 CB that flashes it already (77-80); shows CU with average upside; good athlete; 6-3, 200 pounds
  74. C Brian Navarreto (Arlington County Day HS, Florida): easy plus arm; good defensive tools; really like him behind the plate, great athlete; quick release; runs well for a catcher; sometimes stabs more than slides; above-average raw power is there, but still raw; Kiley McDaniel body comp: Charles Johnson; FAVORITE; 6-3, 215 pounds
  75. 1B Rowdy Tellez (Elk Grove HS, California): plus raw power; very strong; limited to first base; average arm; runs well for size; love his approach; as much a hitter as a slugger; FAVORITE; 6-4, 230 pounds
  76. SS Riley Unroe (Desert Ridge HS, Arizona): strong arm; good bat speed; instinctual player; above-average to plus speed; steady defender; high school version of Deven Marrero (my comp); good athlete; very interesting pop, average power upside; good approach; could also play CF or 2B; FAVORITE; 6-0, 180 pounds
  77. OF Jordan Paroubeck (San Mateo Serra HS, California): very good in CF; really intriguing hit tool; super quick bat; above-average to plus arm; legit power upside, plus for some but definitely at least above-average; hit tool has been questioned, but I think it’ll play; above-average speed; very raw talent; 6-2, 190 pounds
  78. Brigham Young FR OF Jacob Hanneman: plus athlete; plus speed; CF range; above-average raw power; below-average arm; leadoff approach; FAVORITE; 6-0, 190 pounds (2013: .321/.394/.516 – 24 BB/36 K – 14/15 SB – 215 AB)
  79. OF/RHP Ryan Sluder (Amarillo HS, Texas): very good athlete; plus-plus speed; plus raw power; CF range; average or better arm; 90-93 FB; 6-3, 200 pounds
  80. 1B/C Zack Collins (American Heritage HS, Florida): impressive bat speed; good approach; really advanced bat, close to best in class; above-average to plus raw power; really good at 1B; might be athletic enough for corner OF; much improved defender behind plate; Mike Napoli comp by me; FAVORITE; 6-3, 215 pounds
  81. SS Oscar Mercado (Gaither HS, Florida): swing works for me; average at best raw power, but still very raw due to swing and little present strength; strong arm; really good defensive tools; little bit above-average speed; good range; impressive pitch recognition for high school prospect; instinctual player; stubbornly believe he’ll hit in time…once he adds strength, watch out; very optimistic Elvis Andrus comp, more realistic big league comp is probably Brendan Ryan; 6-2, 180 pounds
  82. 1B/LHP Cody Bellinger (Hamilton HS, Arizona): plus glove; well above-average raw power, but haven’t seen much of it yet; strong hit tool; can run and throw a bit; good athlete; good pitch recognition; 85-88 FB; PG Christian Yelich comp; BA Adam LaRoche comp; FAVORITE; 6-3, 170 pounds
  83. 3B/RHP Dylan Manwaring (Horseheads HS, New York): big power upside; really good defender; plus arm; advanced pitch recognition; smart hitter; 88-92 FB; 78-82 SL; FAVORITE; 6-3, 205 pounds
  84. Louisiana State JR OF JaCoby Jones: great athlete; very quick bat with plus upside; above-average to plus arm; above-average power upside; above-average to plus speed; plus defensive tools; might also be tried at 2B and CF; looked excellent in CF and SS in Cape 2012; great range at SS; would personally keep him in CF to allow him time to focus on hitting; approach is biggest current drawback; interesting Klima comp: Ellsbury; BP beat me to it, but having always likened him to Kenny Diekroeger as a prospect; 6-3, 205 pounds (2011: .344/.400/.472 – 12 BB/36 K – 195 AB) (2012: .261/.318/.376 – 16 BB/45 K – 245 AB – 12/17 SB) (2013: .290/.386/.432 – 26 BB/40 K – 12/15 SB – 176 AB)
  85. OF Terry McClure (Riverwood HS, Georgia): plus speed; good athlete; CF range; short swing; strong; really impressive hit tool; like his power upside; average arm; young for his class; FAVORITE; BP comp: Jose Reyes; 6-2, 185 pound
  86. OF Matthew McPhearson (Riverdale Baptist HS, Maryland): plus-plus speed; instincts on bases and field; really good defender in CF; average at best arm; PG Ben Revere comp; patient approach; not sure what to make of hit tool, settled on average at best; Law comp: Aaron Hicks; enough pop to get by; see a little Coco Crisp in him; 5-10, 170 pound
  87. OF Thomas Milone (Masuk HS, Connecticut): above-average to plus speed; average hit tool, I like it a tick more; very intriguing power, average raw; good CF range; great athlete; old Rhett Whiseman comp; BP comp: George Springer; average at best arm; FAVORITE; 6-0, 185 pounds
  88. OF Mason Smith (Rocky Mountain HS, Idaho): pesky hitter, above-average hit tool; has power but hasn’t tapped in, some have it as raw plus power others closer to average; corner outfielder; strong; average at best arm; below-average speed; BP comp: mirrored Jesse Winker; 6-2, 200 pounds
  89. OF JB Woodman (Edgewater HS, Florida): good looking swing; hits it hard damn near every time; plus hit tool; above-average speed; above-average arm; good athlete; CF range; average at best power; FAVORITE; 6-2, 190 pounds
  90. Kent State rSO RHP Tyler Skulina: 89-92 FB, has hit 94-95 in past; plus CB; emerging 79-81 SL that is inconsistent; solid CU; good cutter; Virginia transfer; 90-93 Summer 2012; low-70s CB; upper-70s SL; back up to 95 in fall ball; 2013: 88-94 FB, 95-96 peak; good 80-84 SL; low-70s CB; very raw CU; FAVORITE; 6-6, 225 pounds (2012: 8.80 K/9 | 3.77 BB/9 | 3.87 FIP | 107.1 IP) (2013: 9.70 K/9 | 3.27 BB/9 | 3.58 FIP | 93.2 IP)
  91. Scottsdale CC SO LHP Stephen Tarpley: 88-93 FB, 94-95 peak; good 76-77 CB; CU; SL; good athlete; USC transfer; 6-2, 180 pounds (2012: 8.04 K/9 | 3.22 BB/9 | 3.45 FIP | 78.1 IP)
  92. RHP/SS Sheldon Neuse (Fossil Ridge HS, Texas): 87-92 FB, 93 peak; excellent 78-80 CU; better 80 SL; plus command; great athlete; really impressive defensive tools; plus arm; quick bat; 55 speed; good athlete; FAVORITE; 6-0, 190 pounds
  93. RHP Jordan Sheffield (Tullahoma HS, Tennessee): 87-92 FB, 93-95 peak; up to 94-98 now; potential plus 77-83 CB that looks great, flashes plus presently and is consistently above-average; advanced 78-80 CU; 85-87 cutter/SL; good athlete; TJ surgery in 2013; 6-1, 175 pounds
  94. C Tyler Alamo (Cypress HS, California): mature hitter; nice swing; raw defensively, but keeps improving; average arm, maybe a touch more; good athlete; gap power now, more coming; 6-3, 200 pounds
  95. 1B/LHP Nick Longhi (Venice HS, Florida): absolutely punishes baseballs, saw him with one of the loudest BPs I can remember; legit plus-plus bat speed; ball explodes off his bat; younger than classmates; plus raw power; FAVORITE; might be able to hang in LF; natural born hitter; big power; not much arm; slow; 85-90 FB; plus CB; 6-2, 210 pounds
  96. SS/RHP Connor Heady (North Oldham HS, Kentucky): really good defender; intriguing upside with bat; above-average speed; no pun intended, but very “heady” player: great instincts all over diamond; strong arm; easily a SS for me; very little present power, but enough pop for pros; FAVORITE; 87-90 FB; 79 CU; low-80s CB; 6-0, 160 pounds
  97. OF/3B Kevin Franklin (Gahr HS, California): makes really loud contact; good athlete; plus-plus strength; doesn’t have to swing long to destroy balls due to muscle; serious raw power, easy plus; plus arm; slow; hit tool questionable; area guy I trust called him the prep version of Kris Bryant, though that seems a little generous to me; odd comp, but he reminds me some of Maikel Franco; 6-2, 220 pounds
  98. Georgia Tech JR C Zane Evans: uses whole field; solid defensive tools; strong arm; gap power at present, but more there; above-average raw power; late inning potential as reliever as fallback; 88-93 FB; flashes plus SL; good 76-80 CB; 81-83 CU with promise; 2013: 93-95 FB, 97 peak; plus mid-80s SL; 6-2, 215 pounds
  99. Mississippi JR C Stuart Turner: very good defender, plus upside; excellent athlete; strong arm; average at best speed, but smart on bases; love his power upside, at least average for me; crazy quick release; LSU-Eunice transfer; FAVORITE; 6-2, 220 pounds
  100. C/3B Francis Christy (Casa Grande HS, California): above-average arm strength; good agility; decent speed; good athlete; big power upside, above-average to plus raw; still raw behind the plate, but getting better; 6-1, 200 pounds
  101. OF Cord Sandberg (Manatee HS, Florida): strong hit tool; great athlete; strong; average speed; average power, maybe more; average arm; best in LF, can play some CF; raw; 6-3, 215 pounds
  102. OF/RHP Cody Thomas (Colleyville Heritage HS, Texas): great athlete; average to above-average speed; average arm; above-average to plus power upside; FAVORITE; 6-5, 220 pounds
  103. SS Terrian Arbet (Great Oak HS, California): really good defender; plus range; above-average arm; good athlete; really quick release; above-average speed; raw bat, but quickly improving; average hit tool upside; gap power; FAVORITE
  104. Oregon rJR LHP Christian Jones: 88-91 FB with plus life, 94 peak; good command; biting CB with SL action is plus pitch; average 84 CU; missed 2013 (TJ surgery); 2013: 93 peak; 6-3, 210 pounds (2011: 8.81 K/9 | 77.2 IP) (2013: 8.22 K/9 | 2.74 BB/9 | 3.98 FIP | 23 IP)
  105. Texas State JR RHP Kyle Finnegan: 88-94 FB, 96-97 peak; flashes a plus to plus-plus low-80s SL/CB, but still inconsistent; good 77-80 CU that is steadier than SL; Roy Oswalt comp; effective two-seamer; 88 cutter; 86-88 SL; inconsistent FB command; Cape 2012: 90-94 FB with plus sink; 77-82 good SL; improved 70-74 CU; breaking ball also called a CB; inconsistent control; FAVORITE; 6-2, 180 pounds (2012: 7.33 K/9 | 2.51 BB/9 | 3.67 FIP | 93.1 IP) (2013: 8.91 K/9 | 4.80 BB/9 | 4.61 FIP | 65.2 IP)
  106. Memphis JR LHP Sam Moll: 88-94 FB, 95-96 peak; FB has tons of life; good CB, now a good 77-81 SL; emerging CU with plus upside but others doubt it; excellent control; 5-11, 190 pounds (2011: 10.93 K/9 | 40.1 IP) (2012: 5.64 K/9 | 4.05 BB/9 | 4.06 FIP | 95.2 IP) (2013: 10.24 K/9 | 3.06 BB/9 | 2.95 FIP | 94 IP)
  107. Central Florida JR RHP Ben Lively: 88-92 FB that moves, 93-95 peak; 73-76 CB that once was called a “power slurve”; also called a SL that flashes plus; solid CU when on, but inconsistent; needs to get stronger; Jeff Samardzija comp; iffy control; 2012: 88-92 FB; 79-81 CU; 75 CB; Cape 2012: 89-90 sinker; SL with cutter action; good CB; later at 91-93 with plus command, spotting it wherever he wants; good 80-82 SL; confirmed both breaking balls; improved command; 2013: 88-92 FB, 93-94 peak; plus 81-85 SL; much improved upper-70s CU; 75-78 CB; much improved command; 6-4, 200 pounds (2011: 6.79 K/9 | 57 IP) (2012: 9.56 K/9 | 4.89 BB/9 | 3.29 FIP | 81 IP) (2013: 8.66 K/9 | 2.38 BB/9 | 3.22 FIP | 106 IP)
  108. Pepperdine JR RHP Scott Frazier: 90-94 FB, 96 peak FB; potential plus 79-82 CB, already a good pitch; potential plus low-80s CU that is currently average; also have seen CB at 74; 89-91 FB at times; 74-77 CB; velocity isn’t what it used to be, but hard upper-80s SL, sink, and deception get him through; groundball machine; can still hit 95, 92-94 sitting; 73-77 CB; good CU; 2013: 91-95 FB, 96 peak; inconsistent but good 73-78 CB; average 79-84 CU; ditched the SL; 6-7, 230 pounds (2011: 4.00 K/9 | 18 IP) (2012: 6.29 K/9 | 2.62 BB/9 | 4.00 FIP | 103 IP) (2013: 8.63 K/9 | 3.96 BB/9 | 3.55 FIP | 88.2 IP)
  109. Texas Christian JR RHP Andrew Mitchell: 88-91 FB out of high school; now up to 92-94; sits 91-92 comfortably; broke out in Summer 2011, 93-96 FB; inconsistent but sometimes plus 79-84 SL that is getting better every day; good 81-83 CU; power 84 CB that is likely the same pitch as SL; good athlete; good FB command; control needs work; some like him as reliever, I think he starts; 2012 update: throws SL in lots of different ways, 79-82 velocity; FB can be too straight; 89-92 FB; 80-81 CB; little bit like Nolan Sanburn; sitting 94-95 in fall ball 2012, 97 peak; 2013: 91-95 FB, 97-98 peak out of bullpen; really good 78-82 CB, flashes plus; average CU, still raw; inconsistent command; 6-3, 220 pounds (2011: 8.76 K/9 | 76 IP) (2012: 12.27 K/9 | 5.14 BB/9 | 3.63 FIP | 77 IP) (2013: 10.65 K/9 | 5.88 BB/9 | 3.16 FIP | 49 IP)
  110. RHP Casey Shane (Burleson Centennial HS, Texas): 86-91 FB, 92-94 peak; impressive sinker; intriguing 78-84 SL; average 78-81 CU with more there, has looked great on occasion and has plus upside; really easy velocity; love the sink he gets on his FB, 86-87; also throws above-average upper-70s CB to low-80s SL, either way; BA Shelby Miller comp; FAVORITE; 6-4, 225 pounds
  111. RHP Clinton Hollon (Woodford County HS, Kentucky): 90-93 FB with sink, 95 peak; good 78-84 SL; good 74-79 CB; average 81-87 CU; easy velocity, has hit 96-97 in past; inconsistent from outing to outing; good athlete has showed both SL and CU with upside; plus arm strength; has reportedly hit 96-97 as high school sophomore; sitting 90-93 by late summer 2011, now back up to 94-96 peak and sitting 92-94; 76-79 CB; nasty 78-84 SL; 84-87 CU; four pitch upside; wildly inconsistent outing to outing; good athlete; 2012: 90-95 FB; good 78 SL; 6-1, 190 pounds; 90-93 FB with great sink; easy velocity; good 74-77 CB; good 81 CU; FB/SL/CU/CB; 2013: 90-93 FB, 95 peak; CB; 6-1, 200 pounds
  112. 3B Joseph Martarano (Fruitland HS, Idaho): plus athlete; football star; plus to plus-plus raw power; quick bat, violent swing but in a good way; early PG comp Mitch Nay; far more nimble and athletic at third than anticipated; raw as hitter, especially in terms of pitch recognition; has been better than I thought in certain aspects of game; BA comp: Mark Trumbo; 6-3, 240 pounds
  113. 3B/SS Jan Hernandez (Carlos Beltran Academy, Puerto Rico): strong arm; really good defensive tools; interesting power, taps into it well for a prep player and profiles as at least average; average speed; average hit tool; below-average speed; reminds me defensively of Javier Baez; 6-3, 200 pounds
  114. RHP/3B Brett Hanewich (IMG Academy, Florida): 88-92, 93 peak; 72-76 CB that flashes plus; 76-81 CU; plus arm strength; good defender; FB looks faster, good deception in delivery and releases ball late; 6-3, 210 pounds
  115. RHP Taylor Blatch (Jensen Beach HS, Florida): 88-93 FB, 95 peak; two really good offspeed pitches: nasty 75-76 SL and intriguing 84 CU; also have heard above-average CB; SL up to 82 in Jupiter; great athlete; FAVORITE; 5-11, 180 pounds
  116. RHP Devin Williams (Hazelwood East HS, Missouri): 87-90 FB, 92-93 peak; now up to 91-94 consistently; FB has lots of movement down in zone, 95 peak; strong 74-76 CU, now up to 81-82 with same arm speed and plus upside, also listed 77-79 and above-average; 85 cutter; upper-70s CB; inconsistent 79-81 SL, flashes above-average; SL now up to 83-85; 80-82 CU; good athlete; 6-2, 175 pounds
  117. RHP Tyler Danish (Durant HS, Florida): 87-93 FB, 94-95 peak, rumors of 97 peak as well; FB is a nasty pitch, serious hard sink and really hard to hit hard; 70-75 CB/76-79 SL with plus upside, one big breaking ball; raw 78-79 CU; lots of deception; BP comp: Roger McDowell; Brandon Webb comp; PG comp: Huston Street; 6-0, 180 pounds
  118. LHP Stephen Gonsalves (Cathedral Catholic HS, California): 87-91 FB with good sink, 92 peak; good 76 split-CU; inconsistent 71-78 kCB with plus upside, better softer; impressive FB command; keeps ball down consistently; later looks: 87-89, 66-68 CB, 73-76 split-CU; so-so command; 6-5, 200 pounds
  119. RHP Carlos Salazar (Kerman HS, California): 90-95 FB, 96-98 peak; above-average upside with 80-87 CU, best at 84-87; 76-82 CB needs work; 90-92 cutter; worried about command; 6-1, 200 pounds
  120. RHP Akeem Bostick (West Florence HS, South Carolina): 88-92 FB, 93-94 peak; mid-70s CB (73); good 79-82 split-CU; young for class; 6-4, 180 pounds
  121. San Diego JR RHP Michael Wagner: 88-92 FB, 94-95 peak; above-average 78-83 SL; shows CB; improving 81-82 CU, flashes plus; good command; 2013: 87-91 FB, 93 peak; very good FB command; good 81-84 SL; underrated 80-83 CU, continues to flash plus; 6-4, 185 pounds (2011: 8.60 K/9 | 30.1 IP) (2012: 8.19 K/9 | 3.03 BB/9 | 3.33 FIP | 59.1 IP) (2013: 8.80 K/9 | 3.13 BB/9 | 4.07 FIP | 89 IP)
  122. San Francisco JR RHP Alex Balog: 90-94 FB, 95-97 peak; hard to square up FB; good 78-80 CU with upside; good 80-84 SL, flashes plus; good 76-78 CB; 2013: 88-94 FB, firmer more often than not, 95-96 peak; raw 78-81 CU, flashes above-average; good 76-79 CB; 81-84 SL; holds velocity late; 6-6, 225 pounds (2012: 6.64 K/9 | 3.43 BB/9 | 3.93 FIP | 78.2 IP) (2013: 6.68 K/9 | 3.14 BB/9 | 4.46 FIP | 91.2 IP)
  123. Texas JR RHP Corey Knebel: sits 90-93, 94-96 peak FB; closer to sitting 94-96 out of bullpen; everything down in zone; really good FB command; 77-78 CU that needs work, up to 81 in 2012; 77-81 CB with upside, but underutilized – plus pitch when on; 91-94 FB; 77-78 CB that is nasty; FAVORITE; 91-94 FB, 74-77 CB, 87-88 two-seam; 2013: 91-95 FB, 97-98 peak; plus 82 SL/CB; up to consistent 95-98 in relief; occasional CU; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: 10.19 K/9 | 55.2 IP) (2012: 8.67 K/9 | 2.32 BB/9 | 3.04 FIP | 73.2 IP) (2013: 11.93 K/9 | 3.83 BB/9 | 2.49 FIP | 40 IP)
  124. San Diego JR RHP Dylan Covey: 89-91 FB, 92-93 peak; high school peak of 96; plus 81-83 SL; 75-78 CB; excellent CU; finally sitting low-90s again, mostly 92-94, (spring 2012) with 95-96 peak; plus SL; iffy control; 2012: 90-92, SL 83-84; 82-83 CU; Cape 2012: 90-93 FB; 82-83 SL; both good pitches with good movement; also shows 79-82 CU and CB; 88-89 two-seamer; delivery needs polishing; slows arm on breaking stuff; 91-94 FB, 95 peak on Cape; good 81-83 CB flashes plus; 81-82 SL; 2013: 89-93 FB, 94-95 peak; average 81-86 CU; inconsistent 78-81 breaking ball; CB; SL; iffy command; 6-2, 200 pounds (2011: 7.86 K/9 | 34.1 IP) (2012: 5.64 K/9 | 4.76 BB/9 | 3.74 FIP | 81.1 IP) (2013: 7.87 K/9 | 4.93 BB/9 | 3.57 FIP | 76.2 IP)
  125. Oklahoma State rSO RHP Jason Hursh: 89-93 FB; potential plus CB; up to 94-96 in Summer 2011; Tommy John surgery in Summer 2011, missed 2012 season; Summer 2012: 95-96 FB, 97-98 peak; FB plus pitch, lots of movement down in zone; potential above-average CB; raw CU with average upside; has matured a lot as pitcher; 90-94 two-seamer; 83-86 SL; 78-82 CU; FAVORITE; 2013: 92-96 FB, 98 peak; flashes plus 85-88 SL, average otherwise; still has CU, raw but better; 76-78 CB with average upside or more; 6-2, 200 pounds (2012: 3.03 K/9 | 29.2 IP) (2013: 7.36 K/9 | 2.37 BB/9 | 3.70 FIP | 106.1 IP)
  126. RHP Dominic Taccolini (Kempner HS, Texas): 88-92 FB, 93 peak with plus sink; 75-78 CB and potential plus 77 SL run together, but good pitch; serious groundball machine; Colby Suggs comp; FAVORITE; 6-3, 230 pounds
  127. OF Stephen Wrenn (Walton HS, Georgia): plus-plus speed; outstanding defender; above-average arm; live bat that keeps getting better; average raw power; BA comp: Tanner English; 6-2, 180 pounds
  128. OF Johneshwy Fargas (Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Puerto Rico): above-average to plus arm; plus speed; really intriguing bat; can get too aggressive for his own good; CF range; chance for average power; 6-2, 170 pounds
  129. Oregon JR 1B/3B Ryon Healy: one time 95 peak FB; Longoria and Rolen comps out of HS; advanced hit tool; smart hitter; plus raw power; below-average speed; was once a questionable defender at first, but now quite good; doesn’t get cheated; 6-5, 215 pounds (2011: .344/.396/.541 – 9 BB/20 K – 122 AB) (2012: .352/.415/.466 – 24 BB/43 K – 253 AB – 3/5 SB) (2013: .395/.466/.673 – 27 BB/21 K – 5/7 SB – 205 AB)
  130. Notre Dame JR 1B Trey Mancini: plus raw power, uses it well thanks to present strength and swing geared towards deep flies; patient approach, willing to take until he gets a pitch to drive; good athlete for his size; good enough defender; main issues are too many swings and misses and 1B or bust defensive future; 6-5, 225 pounds (2011: .328/.390/.582 – 19 BB/36 K – 189 AB) (2012: .312/.391/.540 – 22 BB/36 K – 202 AB) (2013: .415/.457/.632 – 21 BB/20 K – 2/2 SB – 212 AB)
  131. North Carolina JR C Brian Holberton: picture perfect swing mechanics; great athlete; has also seen time at 2B and OF; gap power; love his approach; FAVORITE; 5-11, 190
  132. California JR C Andrew Knapp: big upside with bat; above-average defender; above-average arm; love his approach; smart hitter, makes adjustments well; good power; some don’t like his defense like I do; FAVORITE; uses whole field well; average speed; defense will come just needs experience; good athlete; 2013: defense has been disappointing; 6-1, 200 pounds
  133. 3B John Sternagel (Rockledge HS, Florida): average raw power; good enough defender; average arm; strong hit tool; confident he’ll hit; below-average speed; FAVORITE; 6-2, 200 pounds
  134. 3B/SS Weston Wilson (Wesleyan Christian Academy, North Carolina): really good defender; average speed; really intrigued by bat; easy frame to dream on, if he grows into it as hoped he could be a monster; FAVORITE; 6-4, 180 pounds
  135. 3B/RHP Ryder Jones (Watauga HS, North Carolina): really good defensive tools; strong arm, plus at times; average or better power; not a perfect comp, but reminds me some of Billy Rowell; slow; 88-92 FB; good 77-78 SL; 6-4, 200 pounds
  136. 3B Lachlan Fontaine (Sutherland SS, British Columbia): power upside; good athlete; above-average arm; should be solid defender with reps; 6-3, 200 pounds
  137. 3B/SS Dustin Peterson (Gilbert HS, Arizona): strong hit tool that I’m higher on than most; little less than average speed; little less than average arm; above-average power upside; could also play 2B; 6-2, 180 pounds
  138. 3B/2B Wesley Jones (Redan HS, Georgia): really good athlete; strong (65) arm; thoughts on power diverge: some say good, others limited…I split the difference personally, call it average; really good defensive tools; could be tried behind plate; way too aggressive for his own good; average at best speed, slow starter; very raw across the board; 87-89 FB; 78 CU; 6-2, 180 pounds
  139. Long Beach State JR RHP Jon Maciel: 88-92 FB with sink, 94 peak; FB moves a ton, helps him get groundballs; 80-84 SL with average upside; emerging upper-70s CU; emerging CB; good command; good deception; great athlete; 6-2, 225 pounds (2011: 9.14 K/9 | 21.2 IP) (2012: 4.33 K/9 | 4.08 BB/9 | 4.17 FIP | 35.1 IP) (2013: 8.87 K/9 | 2.96 BB/9 | 3.58 FIP | 45.2 IP)
  140. Texas Tech JR RHP Trey Masek: 88-93 FB, 94-95 peak; good CU with above-average upside; average 79-81 SL; good breaking ball; mixes in 76-79 kCB; cutter; great deception; Law Nolan Sanburn comp; 2013: 89-93 FB, 94-95 peak; really good 80-83 SL/cutter; average 75-76 CB; good 81-83 CU; 6-1, 200 pounds (2011: 4.57 K/9 | 67 IP) (2012: 8.15 K/9 | 3.23 BB/9 | 3.17 FIP | 53 IP) (2013: 8.20 K/9 | 2.39 BB/9 | 3.11 FIP | 79 IP)
  141. LHP AJ Puk (Washington HS, Iowa): 85-90 FB, 91-92 peak; uses two-seam a lot; good 72-76 CB; shows 79-81 CU, pitch has improved some; hides ball well; emulates Sean Marshall; 6-6, 220 pounds
  142. C Jeremy Martinez (Mater Dei HS, California): born to catch; slow as molasses; strong and accurate arm; advanced bat; quick pop times; could have average hit tool in time; average at best power projection, some like it a bit more; great approach at plate; 5-11, 200 pounds
  143. Florida State JR OF/1B Marcus Davis: great approach; below-average arm; average speed; change in swing unlocked some power, more there; either LF or 1B in pros; FAVORITE; 6-2, 220 pounds (2013: .289/.371/.477 – 26 BB/30 K – 5/7 SB – 218 AB)
  144. Michigan JR OF Michael O’Neill: above-average to plus speed; good arm for RF, may have range for CF; average or better hit tool; long swing and raw mechanics lead to lots of strikeouts; great athlete; average raw power; approach scares me; 6-1, 200 pounds (2011: .326/.372/.408 – 13 BB/45 K – 218 AB) (2012: .340/.392/.537 – 9 BB/22 K – 162 AB – 19/24 SB) (2013: .372/.412/.519 – 11 BB/40 K – 23/27 SB – 239 AB)
  145. Pepperdine SO LHP/OF Aaron Brown: 88-92 FB, 94-95 peak; average 82-86 SL, flashes plus; good 80-82 CU; CB needs work; too aggressive at plate; average speed, but great instincts – plays up for sure; easy CF range, gets great jumps; plus raw power; average hit tool; plus arm; 6-2, 220 pounds (2012: .282/.344/.368 – 6 BB/30 K – 117 AB – 3/4 SB) (2012: 8.44 K/9 | 8.44 BB/9 | 4.36 FIP | 21.1 IP) (2013: 6.19 K/9 | 3.72 BB/9 | 4.45 FIP | 72.2 IP) (2013: .313/.340/.479 – 1 BB/13 K – 2/2 SB – 48 AB)
  146. Tulane rSO RHP Tony Rizzotti: 87-93 FB, 94-96 peak; good 81-82 SL, flashes plus; 78-81 splitter; TCU transfer; 2013: 89-93 FB, 95-96 peak; plus 78-83 SL; inconsistent 78-81 splitter/CU; 6-4, 225 pounds (2013: 6.44 K/9 | 2.56 BB/9 | 3.85 FIP | 81 IP)
  147. RHP Chandler Eden (Yuba City HS, California): 88-93 FB, 95-96 peak; good 75-76 CB with plus upside; raw CU; young for class; FAVORITE; 6-1, 165 pounds
  148. LHP Jonah Wesely (Tracy HS, California): 87-92 FB, 93-94 peak; good 78-79 CU, closer to average for some; 70-77 CB; chance for two average or better offspeed pitches; really like his 79-82 SL/cutter; pitchability guy with good stuff, hard not to like; gets groundballs; good command; not afraid to pitch inside; holds velocity; FAVORITE; 6-2, 205 pounds
  149. Kentucky JR LHP Corey Littrell: 87-92 FB with good sink, 93-94 peak; plus 80-83 CU; above-average 82-84 SL/cutter that flashes plus (also been called average); 73-75 CB; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: 6.95 K/9 | 68.2 IP) (2012: 8.30 K/9 | 2.19 BB/9 | 3.47 FIP | 98.2 IP) (2013: 7.73 K/9 | 3.15 BB/9 | 4.59 FIP | 94.1 IP)
  150. Rice JR RHP Austin Kubitza: stay with this one to the end, quite the journey…sinking 87-92, 93 peak FB with plus break and 80 life; plus 84 SL (I think) or “power CB” depending on who you ask; sitting 91-93 with FB in summer 2011, peaking 95-96; two-seam FB a weapon; emerging CU; good deception in delivery; 2012: 87-89 FB; up to 92 later on; latest: 91-93 FB, 94 peak; both CB and SL; like the rigthanded Mooneyham comp I read somewhere (PG?); everything sinks; Cape 2012: 90-91 FB; 86-88 two-seamer; 83-84 CB; inconsistent breaking ball; 86-90 in fall ball 2012; good 82-83 SL; 2013: 86-91 FB with sink, 92-93 peak; really good 80-85 SL, up to 87, easy plus pitch; leans on SL heavily, commands it beautifully; raw 79-81 CU; inconsistent control; 6-5, 200 pounds (2011: 9.63 K/9 | 100 IP) (2012: 8.40 K/9 | 4.15 BB/9 | 3.44 FIP | 80.1 IP) (2013: 11.34 K/9 | 4.32 BB/9 | 2.70 FIP | 100 IP)
  151. Troy rJR OF/1B Danny Collins: easy power, looks above-average to plus to me; good discipline; really good natural hitter; average at best arm; could hang in LF professionally; great vision, picks up the ball quickly; capable of hard contact late in zone, lets ball travel deep; 6-2, 210 pounds (2012: .305/.377/.545 – 22 BB/24 K – 3/3 SB – 233 AB) (2013: .345/.440/.610 – 30 BB/28 K – 1/2 SB – 223 AB)
  152. Princeton JR OF/2B Alec Keller: really strong hit tool; plus bat speed; great approach; gap power; uses whole field; above-average speed; strong arm; raw defender who needs reps; average at 2B; think he’s being missed on by many; 6-2, 180 pounds (2012: .368/.413/.412 – 11 BB/18 K – 6/8 SB – 136 AB) (2013: .420/.472/.587 – 14 BB/10 K – 6/9 SB – 143 AB)
  153. Jacksonville State JR OF/3B Coty Blanchard: lots of upside yet to be tapped; plus athlete; leadoff profile, but raw power is impressive; can also play some SS; upside play that is still quite raw; good bat control; good speed; strong arm; little bit like a less heralded JaCoby Jones; 6-2, 185 pounds (2011: .322/.410/.425 – 32 BB/35 K – 233 AB) (2012: .225/.312/.299 – 22 BB/33 K – 187 AB – 5/7 SB) (2013: .309/.406/.486 – 30 BB/34 K – 15/19 SB – 220 AB)
  154. Lincoln Land CC SO OF Ryan Aper: plus speed; impressive pop; strong arm; good range in CF; FAVORITE; 6-3, 185 pounds (2013: .462/.540/.904 – 29 BB/24 K – 52/59 SB – 208 AB)
  155. Western Oklahoma State JC rFR OF/C Sherman Lacrus; I love him in CF, speed and instincts make him fun to watch; plus arm; think he’ll hit as a pro; 93 peak FB; FAVORITE; 5-11, 180 pounds (2013: .380/.503/.715 – 34 BB/27 K – 26/30 SB – 158 AB)
  156. Youngstown State JR 3B Drew Dosch: average present power, above-average raw; intriguing bat; great approach; average arm; average speed; average upside at 3B; potential 1B or LF for some; 6-2, 190 pounds (2011: .241/.304/.248 – 14 BB/17 K – 145 AB) (2012: .339/.396/.513 – 23 BB/21 K – 5/7 SB – 224 AB) (2013: .343/.439/.493 – 36 BB/25 K – 3/6 SB – 201 AB)
  157. C Arden Pabst (Harvard-Westlake HS, California): can handle pro pitching behind plate; does everything well, but nothing that makes him stand out; gap power, but more there; good athlete; average arm; slow; has shown progress against high velocity pitching; chance for average hit tool; 6-0, 200 pounds
  158. C Matthew Thaiss (Jackson Memorial HS, New Jersey): really good defensive tools; strong arm; big power, slowly manifesting; 6-0, 200 pounds
  159. C Will Haynie (Brentwood Academy, Tennessee): plus arm; steady defender; big raw power; FAVORITE; 6-5, 230 pounds
  160. Kent State JR RHP Taylor Williams: 89-94 FB, 95 peak; steady 92-95 out of bullpen, 96-97 peak with plus sink; good SL; average CB; emerging CU, still raw; iffy command; good athlete; Washington State transfer; has also played 2B; 5-11, 185 pounds (2011: 7.50 K/9 | 18 IP) (2013: 9.28 K/9 | 1.53 BB/9 | 3.27 FIP | 105.2 IP)
  161. Missouri JR LHP Rob Zastrynzny: 88-90 FB, 92 peak; good CB; good 80-81 CU that keeps getting better; inconsistent with all but FB; 2013: 86-93 FB, 94-95 peak; good low-80s CU, flashes plus; CB needs work; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: 7.82 K/9 | 84 IP) (2012: 6.52 K/9 | 2.48 BB/9 | 3.89 FIP | 109 IP) (2013: 8.64 K/9 | 2.28 BB/9 | 4.26 FIP | 90.2 IP)
  162. Sam Houston State JR LHP Cody Dickson: 88-93 FB, 94-95 peak; FB has good sink; flashes plus upper-70s CB, otherwise above-average; emerging CU that has improved a good bit, mostly above-average now and will flash plus; iffy command; iffy control; 6-3, 180 pounds (2011: 10.45 K/9 | 45.2 IP) (2012: 5.75 K/9 | 4.75 BB/9 | 4.83 FIP | 72 IP) (2013: 8.81 K/9 | 4.74 BB/9 | 3.97 FIP | 95 IP)
  163. Lee rJR RHP Andy Hillis: 94-95 peak FB; Tennessee transfer; 2013: 95-97 FB, 99 peak; good SL; much improved command; 6-7, 220 pounds
  164. Northwest Mississippi CC LHP Cody Reed: 88-93 FB, 95-96 peak; 79-81 SL flashes plus; CU; good athlete; 6-4, 215 pounds (2013: 96 K – 40 BB – 73.1 IP – 3.07 ERA)
  165. St. Mary’s JR LHP Jordan Mills: 85-90 FB with plus movement, 92 peak; funky delivery; potential plus upper-70s CU; rapidly improving SL that is now a weapon; good command; control an issue; 6-6, 210 pounds (2011: 6.99 K/9 | 46.1 IP) (2012: 6.67 K/9 | 4.92 BB/9 | 3.32 FIP | 56.2 IP) (2013: 8.28 K/9 | 2.26 BB/9 | 3.79 FIP | 83.2 IP)
  166. Villanova JR RHP Pat Young: 92-95 FB with good sink; 78-82 SL with average upside; occasional CU; 6-7, 210 pounds (2012: 6.59 K/9 | 3.62 BB/9 | 4.13 FIP | 82 IP) (2013: 8.42 K/9 | 3.61 BB/9 | 3.12 FIP | 82.1 IP)
  167. Louisville JR RHP Jeff Thompson: 88-94 FB, but doesn’t hold it when starting, 92 peak as starter; good CB; flashes plus 79-83 SL; emerging CU; great athlete; 91 FB; 83 SL; using a lot more sinkers; Cape 2012: good 81-83 CU; good 79-82 SL; 88-90 FB with big sink, 94 peak; 2013: 90-93 FB; 82-84 SL; raw 80-81 circle CU; 6-6, 250 pounds (2011: 10.07 K/9 | 39.1 IP) (2012: 8.47 K/9 | 4.23 BB/9 | 3.65 FIP | 78.2 IP) (2013: 9.76 K/9 | 2.89 BB/9 | 3.88 FIP | 90.1 IP)
  168. Florida JR RHP Karsten Whitson: 92-95 FB, 96-98 peak; plus 80-88 SL, now hitting upper edge of velocity range (85-88); 80-84 CU really coming on; early 2012: 90-92 FB, 84-88 SL; knows how to pitch; hitters seem to have a hard time picking him up; 93-96 in fall ball 2012, 82-84 SL, up to 87; plus upside with 83-84 CU; 6-4, 220 pounds (2011: 9.06 K/9 | 97.1 IP) (2012: 5.94 K/9 | 4.59 BB/9 | 4.65 FIP | 33.1 IP)
  169. Stanford JR RHP AJ Vanegas: 88-92 FB, peak 94 with natural cut; FB moves too much for own good, little command; good mid-70s CB that has morphed into a very inconsistent SL with poor command; when the SL is on, it is a really good looking pitch and he relies on it; starting to show a CU; 83-85 cutter; 97-98 peak out of bullpen in 2012, sits 93-95; Brandon Morrow comp; much improved SL; dips to 91-93 later in games, but can still crank to 96 when needed; 2013: 92-94 FB; 82-83 SL; control, third pitch, and durability concern are keys; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: 7.14 K/9 | 40.1 IP) (2012: 7.71 K/9 | 4.82 BB/9 | 3.58 FIP | 65.1 IP) (2013: 12.46 K/9 | 4.15 BB/9 | 4.01 FIP | 8.2 IP)
  170. Grayson County JC FR 3B/RHP Cody Gunter: intriguing power; quick bat; good athlete; plus arm; average defensive tools; love his approach; below-average speed; FAVORITE; 90-92 FB, 94 peak; average SL; 6-3, 200 pounds (2013: .321/.500/.541 – 57 BB/33 K – 1 SB – 159 AB)
  171. OF/1B Juan Soriano (Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Puerto Rico): big power; like his hit tool; pretty swing; good athlete; good speed for his size; strong; FAVORITE; 6-2, 225 pound
  172. OF William Abreu (Mater Academy HS, Florida): above-average speed, tick below maybe; average to plus arm; above-average range in corner; intriguing power, average for many but maybe a touch more; accurate arm; good athlete; no huge tool, but well-rounded; Kiley McDaniel comp: Andre Ethier; 6-3, 200 pounds
  173. OF Jason Martin (Orange Lutheran HS, California): above-average CF range; legit plus speed out of box, more above-average overall; average arm; tools quickly becoming skills, makes the most of his natural talent; good natural hitter, at least average; 5-10, 180 pounds
  174. OF Jae Roberts (Hammond HS, South Carolina): plus bat speed; average or plus raw power, depending on source; LF all the way; good athlete; good approach to hitting; 5-10, 210 pounds
  175. OF Jacob Cordero Kuilan (Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Puerto Rico): plus arm strength; good speed; really like his hit tool; plus bat speed; 6-0, 180 pounds
  176. Stanford JR 1B Brian Ragira: really strong hit tool; well above-average raw power, but hasn’t manifested much at all just yet; almost all power to gaps presently; average arm; average speed, maybe a touch less; really underrated athlete; really good defender at 1B; makes the most sense at RF or 3B if he can handle either spot; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: .333/.377/.469 – 15 BB/44 K – 213 AB) (2012: .337/.394/.460 – 19 BB/45 K – 251 AB – 3/5 SB) (2013: .354/.410/.541 – 13 BB/21 K – 4/5 SB – 209 AB)
  177. Delaware JR 1B/3B Jimmy Yezzo: above-average raw power; improved defensively at 3B, but still a 1B in the pros where he should be at least average; like his compact swing a lot; uses the whole field, goes with pitch; big opposite field power; slow; average at best arm; 6-0, 200 pounds (2012: .326/.372/.513 – 16 BB/22 K – 0/0 SB – 187 AB) (2013: .397/.443/.705 – 20 BB/29 K – 1/1 SB – 224 AB)
  178. Western Carolina JR OF Julian Ridings: good athlete; plus speed; gap power; strong hit tool; way too aggressive at plate, but has improved; good bunter; easy CF range; good arm; 6-2, 175 pounds (2012: .300/.323/.413 – 5 BB/25 K – 12/15 SB – 160 AB) (2013: .362/.427/.628 – 21 BB/30 K – 14/14 SB – 199 AB)
  179. Texas JR OF Mark Payton: above-average speed; above-average range in CF; above-average arm; good pop; gifted natural hitter; 5-8, 180 pounds (2011: .288/.377/.354 – 32 BB/33 K – 240 AB) (2012: .370/.461/.567 – 33 BB/26 K – 208 AB – 8/13 SB) (2013: .416/.505/.573 – 29 BB/22 K – 3/6 SB – 178 AB
  180. OF Eric Williams (Sachse HS, Texas): plus arm strength; plus power upside; good athlete; above-average speed; good CF tools; potential catcher convert; FAVORITE; 5-10, 190 pounds
  181. RHP Jackson Lamb (Bedford HS, Michigan): 88-91 FB, 93 peak; 73-76 CB with promise; CU; great athlete; FAVORITE; 6-6, 200 pounds
  182. RHP Kevin Davis (Miller HS, Alabama): 90-92 FB, 93-95 peak; good 76-79 CB that flashes plus; 77-80 CU has been a pleasant surprise; 86 cutter; holds velocity late, still 92-93; CU keeps getting better: 82 and flashing plus by late-summer; inconsistent control; 6-1, 190 pounds
  183. RHP Nick Eicholtz (Cambridge Christian HS, Florida): 87-91 FB, 92 peak; average 74-76 CB, flashes plus; 80-81 CU; good 80-83 cut-SL; 6-4, 180 pounds
  184. RHP Alec Hansen (Loveland HS, Colorado): 90-93 FB, 96 peak; 70-75 CB; good athlete; raw; FAVORITE; 6-6, 210 pounds
  185. East Carolina JR 3B/SS Zach Houchins: strong hit tool; strong arm, plus for many; some power upside, but mostly to gaps; quick bat; love his approach, but can get too aggressive at times; average at best speed; Louisburg JC transfer; 6-2, 185 pounds (2012 at JC: .394/.471/.587 – 26 BB – 218 AB – 16/18 SB) (2013: .333/.385/.548 – 17 BB/16 K – 1/1 SB – 177 AB)
  186. Wake Forest SR SS/2B Pat Blair: great approach; steady glove has grown into more than that, very dependable up the middle; average arm; some pop, mostly to gaps; above-average speed that plays up due to smarts; like his upside as utility infielder; old BA comp: Steve Lombardozzi; 5-10, 180 pounds (2011: .275/.453/.410 – 55 BB/39 K – 178 AB) (2012: .288/.416/.389 – 48 BB/30 K – 23/28 SB – 226 AB) (2013: .293/.473/.440 – 60 BB/38 K – 20/22 SB – 191 AB)
  187. Indiana JR 3B/SS Dustin DeMuth: big power upside still largely untapped; above-average or better arm; average or better defensive tools; very good speed for size; too aggressive; hit tool a question mark; athletic enough to stay up the middle if a pro team felt daring; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: .331/.389/.394 – 20 BB/37 K – 236 AB) (2012: .250/.310/.325 – 10 BB/46 K – 228 AB – 6/13 SB) (2013: .413/.469/.582 – 16 BB/29 K – 10/15 SB – 196 AB)
  188. Texas JR 3B/OF Erich Weiss: plus hit tool; little bit of pop; solid defender, but nothing special; professional approach; not afraid to hit behind in count; good athlete; pro frame; average at best speed; average arm; could be outfielder in pros; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: .384/.514/.558 – 55 BB/36 K – 224 AB) (2012: .409/.481/.635 – 23 BB/41 K – 203 AB – 10/12 SB) (2013: .333/.431/.424 – 25 BB/41 K – 7/7 SB – 177 AB)
  189. Miami-Dade JC FR 3B/C Victor Caratini: good athlete; plus defensive tools at 3B; strong arm; intriguing bat; average at best power; 6-1, 200 pounds (2013: .377/.467/.549 – 28 BB/26 K – 10/11 SB – 175 AB)
  190. Vanderbilt JR 1B/OF Conrad Gregor: above-average power upside; plus defender at first, pretty good in outfield; average speed once he gets a full head of steam; good arm, but slow release; very strong hit tool; great approach; physically strong; smart hitter, but still chases too many bad balls; plus bat speed; can get pull happy; pretty swing; that raw power is still there, but has been slow to manifest; FAVORITE; 6-3, 220 pounds (2011: .365/.471/.488 – 34 BB/28 K – 170 AB) (2012: .336/.452/.472 – 44 BB/38 K – 229 AB – 11/11 SB) (2013: .308/.449/.418 – 50 BB/21 K – 19/21 SB – 182 AB)
  191. LHP Tyler Alexander (Southlake Carroll HS, Texas): 87-92 FB; good CU; mid-70s CB; SL with plus upside; like his command a lot; really smart pitcher; 6-2, 180 pounds
  192. LHP Ian McKinney (Boone HS, Florida): 86-90 FB, 93 peak; 75-80 kCB; 78-79 SL; 77-80 sinking CU with above-average to plus upside; plus pitchability; lots of deception; 5-11, 180 pounds
  193. LHP Sean Brady (Baker HS, Florida): 86-90 FB, 92-93 peak; above-average upside with 74-78 CB; 77-79 SL; average or better 79-81 CU; improved command, plus now; 6-0, 180 pounds
  194. LHP Austin Nicely (Spotswood HS, Virginia): 87-91 FB, 92 peak; good 77-80 CB; good 77-81 CU with plus upside; 6-2, 180 pounds
  195. LHP Chris Kohler (Los Osos HS, California): 86-90 FB, 91-92 peak; 78-80 circle CU with average upside; average 70-74 CB; 78 SL; 6-3, 195 pounds
  196. LHP Evan Smith (Montgomery HS, Alabama): 88-92 FB, 93-94 peak; flashes plus breaking ball; intriguing CU; 6-5, 190 pounds
  197. LHP Denton Keys (Rye HS, Colorado): 86-89 FB, 90-91 peak; plus 76-78 CB at times; CU with upside; good athlete; good command; PG Matt Harrison comp; 6-3, 200 pounds
  198. RHP Thad Lowry (Spring HS, Texas): 89-93 FB, 94-96 peak; plus 80-82 splitter/CU; average 84-86 SL; FAVORITE; 6-4, 210 pounds
  199. C/RHP Adrian Chacon (Jesuit HS, Florida): interesting bat; excellent defender; strong arm; good athlete; 85-87 FB; 74-75 CB; 78 CU; good command; FAVORITE; 6-1, 200 pounds
  200. C/OF Jake Sweaney (Garces Memorial HS, California): above-average arm; average or better power upside; great athlete; quick bat; average speed; FAVORITE; 6-2, 180 pounds
  201. C Dom Nunez (Elk Grove HS, California): below-average speed; converted infielder; looks like a much better athlete now than he did last year; average raw power; very intriguing defensive tools; PG Jake Rodriguez comp; 6-1, 180 pounds
  202. Kean SR RHP Kevin Herget: 92-94 FB, 96 peak; plus CB; plus CU; FAVORITE; 5-11, 185 pounds (2013: 106 K – 37 BB – 111 IP – 1.62 ERA)
  203. Florida International JR LHP/OF Tyler Alexander: 88-92 FB with sink, 93 peak; good CB, inconsistent but will flash plus; good sinking CU that he relies on, flashes plus; good command; iffy control remains issue; great athlete; 6-1, 170 pounds (2013: 10.26 K/9 | 6.08 BB/9 | 3.53 FIP | 90.1 IP)
  204. Oregon JR RHP Jimmie Sherfy: 92-95 FB, 96-98 peak; potential plus 82-88 SL; average at best 80 CU; 71-73 CB; 6-0, 180 pounds (2012: 14.38 K/9 | 4.70 BB/9 | 2.70 FIP | 61.1 IP) (2013: 12.80 K/9 | 3.26 BB/9 | 2.06 FIP | 38.2 IP)
  205. Louisville JR RHP Dace Kime: 88-93 FB, 94-95 peak; good 74-75 CB, flashes plus has morphed into low-80s SL/cutter, uses SL more but can still go to CB at times; CU; inconsistent FB command; 6-5, 220 pounds (2011: 9.36 K/9 | 25 IP) (2012: 9.52 K/9 | 4.87 BB/9 | 3.16 FIP | 40.2 IP) (2013: 11.15 K/9 | 2.35 BB/9 | 2.96 FIP | 61.1 IP)
  206. Kentucky JR RHP Trevor Gott: 90-94 FB with plus sink, 95-96 peak; good 82 SL; good command; 6-1, 190 pounds (2011: 11.52 K/9 | 27.1 IP) (2012: 14.40 K/9 | 2.52 BB/9 | 3.15 FIP | 25 IP) (2013: 11.10 K/9 | 1.50 BB/9 | 2.52 FIP | 30 IP)
  207. Georgia Tech SR OF Brandon Thomas: above-average speed; power upside largely untapped, but not sold there’s much there; great athlete; average hit tool with average at best power; good enough CF range; good enough arm, but far from special – not strong, but accurate; looks like a player on paper, but not a favorite – too much of a tweener for me; 6-3, 205 pounds; (2011: .322/.434/.449 – 38 BB/40 K – 205 AB) (2012: .365/.489/.555 – 39 BB/40 K – 211 AB – 13/18 SB) (2013: .347/.436/.483 – 30 BB/34 K – 10/11 SB – 189 AB)
  208. Virginia Tech rJR OF Tyler Horan: intriguing power, has been called plus; can get too aggressive; good athlete; average speed, maybe a little more; good in a corner; LF in the pros; 6-2, 225 pounds (2011: .396/.434/.771 – 2 BB/11 K – 48 AB) (2012: .277/.398/.580 – 28 BB/44 K – 188 AB – 7/9 SB) (2013: .328/.376/.589 – 16 BB/35 K – 3/6 SB – 241 AB)
  209. OF Ivan Wilson (Ruston HS, Louisiana): average speed, could be slightly above-average; plus raw power; raw, but gifted; pitch recognition needs work; average to slightly above-average arm; corner OF profile; big guy, very strong; 6-3, 220 pounds
  210. New Mexico SR RHP Sam Wolff: 90-94 FB, 95-97 peak; up to 99 in 2013; good CB; above-average SL; good CU, flashes plus; smooth delivery; good polish; transfer from San Diego and JC of Southern Nevada; has learned to pitch in 2013; 6-1, 190 pounds (2012: 4.73 K/9 | 5.72 BB/9 | 4.79 FIP | 45.2 IP) (2013: 7.26 K/9 | 3.77 BB/9 | 3.99 FIP | 93 IP)
  211. Dallas Baptist rJR RHP Jake Johansen: 90-92 FB, 93-96 peak, has also hit 97-98; good low-80s SL, now up to 85-86 and called a CB; cutter; iffy command; poor control, but reports are positive; upper-80s cutter is nasty pitch; Summer 2012: 93-95 FB, 97-98 peak; also: 91-92, 96-97 peak; mid- to upper-80s SL with above-average upside and cutter action; shows CU; control is an ongoing issue; needs a slower CB or CU; 2013: 95-99 FB; shows SL and CB that look good at times; Andrew Cashner comp; 6-6, 230 pounds (2012: 8.02 K/9 | 6.07 BB/9 | 4.39 FIP | 46 IP) (2013: 7.64 K/9 | 2.65 BB/9 | 3.81 FIP | 88.1 IP)
  212. Arizona State JR RHP Trevor Williams: 90-93 FB, 94-95 peak; relatively new good 79-82 SL; 73-76 CB used to get a strike looking; love his 78-80 CU, flashes plus; Summer 2012: 91-95 FB; no future plus offspeed pitch at this point; sits 90-92, 95 peak; falls to 87-91, 93 peak; good 81-83 SL; gets groundballs; 2013: 90-94 2-seam FB, 94-96 4-seam FB; good 76-81 CU; 73-75 CB; average at best 80-85 cut-SL; good control; lot of Joe Blanton in him; 6-3, 225 pounds (2011: 8.39 K/9 | 39.2 IP) (2012: 5.09 K/9 | 0.98 BB/9 | 4.81 FIP | 109.2 IP) (2013: 6.95 K/9 | 1.91 BB/9 | 3.52 FIP | 103.2 IP)
  213. Notre Dame JR RHP Dan Slania: 91-96 FB; good CB; Cape 2012: 87-92 FB, 95 peak; 76-81 SL; Broxton comp; Cape Update: 81-84 SL; flashes plus 81-82 CU; FB up to 97; 93-96 all fall 2012; 2013: 90-94 FB, 96 peak; good 81-84 SL; 70-71 CB; good 80-82 CU, plus upside; 6-5, 275 pounds (2011: 6.16 K/9 | 30.2 IP) (2012: 11.03 K/9 | 3.48 BB/9 | 2.82 FIP | 31 IP) (2013: 6.67 K/9 | 1.67 BB/9 | 3.41 FIP | 59.1 IP)
  214. Virginia JR LHP Kyle Crockett: 87-92 FB, 93 peak; very good 77-79 SL; 72-74 CB; good CU; good command; good athlete; murder on lefties; 2013: 88-90 FB, 92 peak; consistently average or better SL; 6-2, 160 pounds (2011: 9.56 K/9 | 32 IP) (2012: 9.00 K/9 | 1.65 BB/9 | 3.24 FIP | 60 IP) (2013: 11.60 K/9 | 1.09 BB/9 | 2.44 FIP | 49.2 IP)
  215. Georgia Tech JR OF Kyle Wren: plus speed; good CF range; ideal leadoff approach; needs to put on some weight; not much strength; below-average arm: 5-10, 165 pounds (2011: .355/.429/.464 – 32 BB/30 K – 265 AB) (2012: .260/.354/.368 – 35 BB/28 K – 258 AB – 17/23 SB) (2013: .372/.440/.488 – 30 BB/34 K – 27/38 SB – 250 AB)
  216. OF/1B Marcus Doi (Mid-Pacific Institute, Hawaii): good athlete; fast; short swing; very interesting hit tool; interesting power upside; average speed; LF only arm; 6-0, 185 pounds
  217. C Jonah Heim (Amherst HS, New York): good athlete; quick bat; good looking swing; average raw power; chance for average hit tool; average arm; steady defender; PG comp: Matt Wieters; 6-4, 200 pounds
  218. 2B/SS Christian Arroyo (Hernando HS, Florida): above-average present hit tool; average at best speed; average at best arm; quick actions in field; love his approach; not loads of projection, but good ballplayer; some Kolten Wong to his game; not much power; 6-0, 180 pounds
  219. 2B/SS Jamie Westbrook (Basha HS, Arizona): good defender; instinctive; strong arm; really quick bat; good hitter; average speed; double-digit HR pop; FAVORITE; 5-10, 180 pounds
  220. 2B/OF Anfernee Grier (Russell County HS, Alabama): very quick bat; above-average arm; popular Brandon Phillips comp (PG?); interesting power with average upside, maybe more; good natural hit tool, at least average; could also play CF and play it well; my own Devon White comp; above-average speed; lightning quick wrists; questionable approach biggest current impediment to success as pro; FAVORITE; 6-0, 180 pounds
  221. North Florida JR OF Tyler Marincov: average speed; good approach; above-average arm; above-average raw power; FAVORITE; 6-3, 215 pounds (2011: .257/.315/.442 – 6 BB/29 K – 113 AB) (2012: .312/.392/.517 – 22 BB/35 K – 9/11 SB – 2015 AB) (2013: .315/.406/.548 – 34 BB/28 K – 21/23 SB – 241 AB)
  222. Brigham Young JR OF Jaycob Brugman: good speed; good bat speed; strong arm; RF in pros; power remains intriguing; 6-0, 200 pounds (2011: .293/.350/.546 – 16 BB/46 K – 205 AB) (2012: .250/.325/.366 – 18 BB/42 K – 12/18 SB – 172 AB) (2013: .297/.395/.569 – 30 BB/47 K – 8/10 SB – 202 AB)
  223. RHP Andrew Dunlap (Westbury Christian HS, Texas): 91-94 FB, 95-96 peak; 78-81 CB flashes plus; 84 CU with upside; Kimbrel comp from PG; 5-11, 215 pounds
  224. LHP Daniel Ayers (Columbus North HS, Indiana): 89-92 FB, 93-94 peak; good 74-78 CB; 6-3, 200 pounds
  225. LHP Max Knutson (Mounds View HS, Minnesota): 86-92 FB, 94 peak; 70-74 CB; low-70s CU; 80-81 SL with promise; really good athlete; 6-2, 200 pounds
  226. LHP John Kilichowski (Tampa Jesuit HS, Florida): 86-88 FB, 90 peak; solid CU; 73-76 CB with plus upside; 6-5, 185 pounds
  227. Lamar CC SO LHP/OF Sam Wilson: 88-92 FB, 94-95 peak; good CU; CB with above-average upside; SL; great athlete; strong arm; New Mexico transfer; FAVORITE; 6-2, 200 pounds (2011: 10 K/9 | 18 IP) (2011: .216/.299/.261 – 16 BB/33 K – 153 AB) (2013: 109 K – 43 BB – 87.2 IP – 1.33 ERA)
  228. Arkansas JR RHP Barrett Astin: 87-92 FB, 93-94 peak with good sink; good upper-80s cutter/SL (85-87) that is great when on, up to 88-90 in fall 2012, 92 peak; has hit 94-95 in past; plus 78-82 split-CU; plus 87-90 cutter when he commands; interesting CB; 2013: 88-91 sinker; 84-86 cutter/SL; below-average 80-83 CB; 2013: 87-91 FB; good 81-85 cut-SL; good 78-82 CU; good 80-83 CB, flashes above-average; 6-2, 210 pounds (2011: 9.05 K/9 | 59.2 IP) (2012: 9.97 K/9 | 3.68 BB/9 | 2.94 FIP | 58.2 IP) (2013: 7.42 K/9 | 2.04 BB/9 | 3.53 FIP | 83.2 IP)
  229. Ohio State JR RHP/1B Josh Dezse: 90-95 FB, could even be higher in 2012 (97-98); plus raw power; rumors of 100 peak FB; team willing to gamble on his injury could win big; 85 CU; 77 CB; 2012: 93-97 FB; 6-5, 225 pounds (2011: .326/.422/.466 – 27 BB/46 K – 193 AB) (2011: 10.41 K/9 | 27.2 IP) (2012: .315/.432/.435 – 33 BB/47 K – 216 AB – 1/2 SB) (2012: 6.04 K/9 | 4.76 BB/9 | 4.70 FIP | 28.1 IP)
  230. Florida Gulf Coast JR OF/1B Sean Dwyer: great approach; average raw power; average speed; above-average arm; good athlete; strong hit tool; smart hitter; quick bat; pretty swing; gap power at present; corner outfielder in pros; average at best defensive ability; worry about him as dead-pull hitter; power has really come on of late; 6-2, 190 pounds (2011: .249/.347/.378 – 30 BB/58 K – 201 AB) (2012: .321/.415/.467 – 33 BB/36 K – 212 AB – 2/3 SB) (2013: .346/.433/.530 – 38 BB/40 K – 0/1 SB – 217 AB)
  231. South Florida JR OF James Ramsay: good athlete; strong hit tool; arm for RF, some like it less; above-average speed; needs to put on muscle; really quick bat; strong wrists; good enough in CF for me; average at best power; old Jackie Bradley comp from somewhere (I forget) that never made sense to me; 6-0, 190 pounds (2011: .261/.322/.383 – 17 BB/41 K – 180 AB) (2012: .328/.390/.391 – 25 BB/25 K – 238 AB – 14/19 SB) (2013: .321/.395/.428 – 29 BB/21 K – 12/18 SB – 243 AB)
  232. OF Brennon Lund (Bingham HS, Utah): quick bat; really good defender; CF range; plus speed; leadoff profile; above-average to plus arm; great athlete; not a ton of power, but enough; plays within himself offensively; 5-10, 180 pounds
  233. OF Corey Ray (Simeon Career Academy, Illinois): handles big velocity well; good defender; average speed; plus range in corner, solid in CF; great athlete; strong arm; questionable power; 6-0, 180 pounds
  234. Vanderbilt JR 2B/OF Tony Kemp: plus speed; well above-average range; can play CF; not much power; leadoff profile; takes mighty hacks, but does it with a sweet, compact swing; great athlete; has seen time at 2B; reminds me a little bit of Zeke DeVoss; love the shortness in his swing, very quick to the ball; 5-6, 165 pounds (2011: .337/.444/.425 – 39 BB/30 K – 252 AB) (2012: .266/.402/.402 – 42 BB/39 K – 241 AB – 22/26 SB) (2013: .427/.508/.546 – 31 BB/24 K – 28/40 SB – 218 AB)
  235. Nova Southeastern JR 2B Carlos Asuaje: strong hit tool; quick bat; surprising power; good speed; good defender at both second and third, playable at SS; patient approach; could be plus at 2B; FAVORITE; great athlete; good range at 3B; such a smart hitter; level swing plane; line drive machine; 5-8, 165 pounds (2011: .355/.432/.498 – 28 BB/15 K – 13/16 SB – 211 AB) (2012: .389/.480/.611 – 30 BB/18 K – 15/18 SB – 190 AB) (2013: .320/.441/.449 – 38 BB/13 K – 32/35 SB – 178 AB)
  236. Mississippi State JR SS Adam Frazier: great approach; solid defender; above-average speed, maybe a touch less; bat is a little light, but I think there’s enough to work with; arm may push him to 2B, but release is quick enough to stick at SS for me; reminds me some of poor man’s Nolan Fontana; very accurate arm; FAVORITE; 5-11, 175 pounds (2011: .274/.293/.274 – 3 BB/13 K – 95 AB) (2012: .367/.484/.441 – 53 BB/23 K – 245 AB – 9/15 SB) (2013: .355/.404/.465 – 21 BB/24 K – 7/11 SB – 256 AB)
  237. 3B/RHP Blake Tiberi (Holy Cross HS, Kentucky): quick bat; power upside; strong arm; above-average speed; good defensive tools; like the bat; 5-11, 200 pounds
  238. 3B Tucker Neuhaus (Wharton HS, Florida): strong hit tool; plus arm strength, can get wild; interesting power upside, average or better; really good defensive tools; 6-3, 200 pounds
  239. Arizona JR OF/1B Brandon Dixon: average or better power upside; above-average speed; steady glove; below-average arm; good athlete; has played a competent 3B (2013 position); 6-1, 210 pounds (2012: .213/.301/.284 – 13 BB/32 K – 8/12 SB – 155 AB) (2013: .318/.399/.477 – 21 BB/34 K – 31/38 SB – 214 AB)
  240. LHP Evan Anderson (Dale HS, Oklahoma): 85-90 FB; average 74-76 CB with plus upside; 80-81 SL with upside; 78-81 CU; FAVORITE; 6-5, 200 pounds
  241. RHP Michael Shawaryn (Gloucester Catholic HS, New Jersey): 88-92 FB; CB; SL; CU; great command; great control; very advanced; good athlete; FAVORITE; 6-3, 200 pounds
  242. RHP Tanner Draper (Riverton HS, Utah): 86-90 FB; good 77 SL; good 80 CU; good 73-76 CB; plus command; big pitchability guy; 6-3, 200 pounds
  243. RHP/OF Billy Roth (Vista HS, California): 88-92 FB; good low-80s SL; 77-81 CB; above-average raw power; quick bat; controls zone; plus approach; has also played some 3B; FAVORITE; 6-3, 185 pounds
  244. RHP/SS Tyler Cohen (Agoura HS, California): 86-91 FB, 93 peak; 73-76 plus CB; lots of pitchability; steady glove; FAVORITE
  245. RHP Mark Armstrong (Clarence HS, New York): 88-92 FB; 77-80 CU; good 73-77 CB; great athlete; 6-3, 200 pounds
  246. RHP Carter Hope (The Woodlands HS, Texas): 88-93 FB; good CU; mid- to upper-70s CB with above-average upside; 6-3, 200 pounds
  247. Central Arizona JC SO RHP Ricky Jacquez: 90-93 FB, 95-97 peak; potential plus 78-83 CB that is already above-average; promising but raw 77-80 CU; great athlete; my own Marcus Stroman comp; 2012: 84-85 SL; kicked off team (Texas); 2013: 90-91 FB; 5-9, 160 pounds (2012: 9.64 K/9 | 4.71 BB/9 | 4.95 FIP | 42 IP)
  248. Pittsburgh SO C Elvin Soto: good defender; quick hands; above-average arm strength; average at best hit tool
  249. SS/RHP Chris Rivera (El Dorado HS, California): plus arm; good defender; quick bat; average raw power; really like his bat during BP and showcases, but game performances have been lacking; average at best speed; 88-92 FB, 94 peak; good 74-77 CB; 80 CU; like the popular Huston Street comp; might be best behind plate, but he’s a SS for me and potentially an excellent one…just unsure of the bat; 6-1, 185 pounds
  250. South Alabama JR 1B/LHP Jordan Patterson: good athlete; surprising speed; above-average power upside; plus glove at first; can get him to chase; might work in OF; strong arm; mid- to high-80s FB, now up to 89-92, 93 peak; good SL; 6-4, 200 pounds (2011: .270/.382/.384 – 23 BB/41 K – 211 AB) (2012: .313/.421/.498 – 24 BB/44 K – 2/3 SB – 217 AB) (2013: .380/.511/.563 – 40 BB/30 K – 4/6 SB – 208 AB)
  251. 1B/LHP Bryce Harman (Lloyd C. Bird HS, Virginia): big power upside; exciting hit tool; 86-88 FB, 90 peak; 76 SL; 6-6, 210 pounds
  252. 1B Pete Alonso (Plant HS, Florida): plus defender; intriguing power, can hit it the other way; strong arm; decent speed; raw power beginning to manifest, doing it off of good pitching; 6-3, 215 pounds
  253. Louisiana State SR OF/1B Mason Katz: interesting power upside, wears out gaps; above-average defender; drills fastballs; ferocious swing; average speed; 5-10, 190 pounds (2011: .342/.376/.542 – 9 BB/33 K – 190 AB) (2012: .332/.429/.581 – 35 BB/49 K – 8/12 SB – 241 AB) (2013: .373/.464/.632 – 34 BB/35 K – 5/12 SB – 220 AB)
  254. San Diego rSO OF/LHP Louie Lechich: good speed, plus for some; above-average arm, plus for me; great athlete; strong; quick bat; can hang in CF, could excel in corner; plus raw power; 85-88 FB, 92 peak; transfer from Cal; old Jim Edmonds comp; FAVORITE; 6-4, 200 pounds (2011: .321/.387/.393 – 6 BB/11 K – 56 AB) (2011: 6.86 K/9 | 19.2 IP) (2012: .302/.360/.378 – 21 BB/33 K – 225 AB – 7/13 SB) (2013: .290/.369/.409 – 21 BB/32 K – 1/3 SB – 176 AB) (2013: 6.85 K/9 | 2.93 BB/9 | 4.02 FIP | 46 IP)
  255. Grossmont (CA) JC SO OF/LHP Billy Flamion: plus bat speed; interesting raw power; average speed; good defender; strong arm; good athlete; way too aggressive, but making strides; Oregon transfer; 85-88 FB; good 70-75 CB; 6-1, 200 pounds (2013: .287/.382/.426 – 17 BB/16 K – 4/8 SB – 136 AB
  256. Louisiana-Lafayette JR OF Dexter Kjerstad: plus speed; good raw power; transfer from Texas; 6-2, 210 pounds (2012: .329/.426/.659 – 10 BB – 85 AB – 10/11 SB) (2013: .394/.437/.618 – 17 BB/28 K – 10/16 SB – 251 AB)
  257. 2B Gosuke Katoh (Rancho Bernardo HS, California): good athlete; above-average to plus speed; smart hitter; fun to watch in field; very good glove, plus range; enough arm; great approach; sneaky pop, chance for average power
  258. Samford JR RHP/3B CK Irby: 88-91 FB, 93-94 peak; good 76-81 CB; plus SL with cutter action; two breaking balls may be the same; good deception; reliever delivery; Todd Coffey approach to entrances; Cape 2012: 91-93 FB, 95 peak; 79-80 SL; low-80s CU; up to 97 in fall ball 2012; 6-2, 200 pounds (2011: 8.67 K/9 | 36.1 IP); (2012: .340/.384/.512 – 16 BB/35 K – 215 AB – 4/5 SB) (2012: 7.32 K/9 | 2.97 BB/9 | 3.83 FIP | 39.1 IP) (2013: 8.77 K/9 | 3.25 BB/9 | 4.32 FIP | 91.1 IP)
  259. LHP Travis Seabrooke (Crestwood SS, Ontario): 85-90 FB, 91-92 peak; 75-77 CU; CB; young for class; 6-6, 200 pounds
  260. RHP/3B Logan Shore (Coon Rapids HS, Minnesota): 87-91 FB, 93-94 peak; good 80 CU; good 75-78 CB; smart pitcher; 6-2, 200 pounds
  261. RHP Steve Farinaro (Head Royce HS, California): 88-92 FB, 94 peak; good 71-76 CB; 82 CU; keeps ball down as well as any pitcher in class; plus command; smart; 6-1, 180 pounds
  262. Arkansas JR RHP Colby Suggs: 90-94 FB, 96-97 peak; good 82-83 CB; iffy control; big butt; sitting mostly 93-97 on Cape 2012; plus CB up to 87; emerging CU; my own Heath Bell comp; 2013: 93-96, 98 peak; above-average 81-85 CB; 6-0, 225 pounds (2011: 10.35 K/9 | 20 IP) (2012: 8.77 K/9 | 4.15 BB/9 | 4.00 FIP | 39 IP) (2013: 13.50 K/9 | 7.71 BB/9 | 1.75 FIP | 18.2 IP)
  263. North Carolina JR LHP Kent Emanuel: good athlete; 84-89 FB, 91 peak; potential plus CU with fastball arm speed; cutter that he hopes will evolve into SL; plus fielder; plus command; really funky mid-70s CB; changes arm angles; (2011: 8.28 K/9 | 104.1 IP); 86 average FB in 2012; fall 2012: 89-90 early, 85-88 later; more consistently 90-92 now; relies on command and deception; still think he lives 85-88 in pros; 2013: 85-87 FB, 89-90 peak; above-average 72-79 CU, more often firmer; 76-79 SL; 69-72 CB; great athlete; lots of deception; plus FB command; my own JA Happ comp; pickoff move is legit weapon; 6-4, 225 pounds (2012: 8.59 K/9 | 1.80 BB/9 | 3.44 FIP | 110 IP) (2013: 6.75 K/9 | 1.71 BB/9 | 4.00 FIP | 110.2 IP)
  264. Georgia Tech SR RHP Buck Farmer: 88-92 FB, 94 peak; potential plus low-80s SL; plus sinking 78-83 CU; 76-78 CB; iffy command – rumors of it being much improved in spring, throwing all four pitches for strikes; 88-91, 92-93 peak in 2012; 87 two-seamer; 78-83 CU; 74-74 CB; 78-79 SL; two breaking balls run into each other for me, at least this year; 2013: 88-93 FB, 94-95 peak; holds velocity late; above-average 79-82 SL; average 79-81 CU with sink; CB; lots of pitchability; 6-4, 225 pounds (2011: 9.30 K/9 | 108.1 IP) (2012: 10.29 K/9 | 2.95 BB/9 | 4.27 FIP | 106.2 IP) (2013: 10.28 K/9 | 2.53 BB/9 | 3.22 FIP | 103.1 IP)
  265. Oregon State SR LHP Matt Boyd: 87-89 FB, 91-92 peak; has also been up to 94; good 82-83 CU; good 73-76 CB with plus upside; funky windup gives good deception; plus command; in a world of more creative baseball management, he could be bullpen ace; really good sink on FB; throws both CB and CU for strikes; Cape 2012: 88-92 FB with plus sink, 96 peak in relief; 73 CB; 76-78 CU; best offspeed is 76-79 SL; 2013: 85-90 FB, 91-92 peak; good 73-75 CB; 76-79 CU; 79-81 SL; 6-3, 220 pounds (2011: 7.04 K/9 | 46 IP) (2012: 7.78 K/9 | 3.16 BB/9 | 4.48 FIP | 37 IP) (2013: 8.53 K/9 | 1.92 BB/9 | 3.74 FIP | 107.2 IP)
  266. Florida Gulf Coast JR LHP Brandon Bixler: 90-93 FB, 95 peak; plus CU; improving CB that I like a lot; inconsistent control; FAVORITE; 5-10, 170 pounds (2012: 11.14 K/9 | 8.54 BB/9 | 2.96 FIP | 59 IP) (2013: 11.34 K/9 | 7.38 BB/9 | 3.33 FIP | 50 IP)
  267. Washington JR RHP Austin Voth: 89-93 FB, 94 peak with plus command; good mid-70s CB; Cape 2012: 89-91 FB, 93 peak; 77-79 CB; plus 82-84 SL; solid 81 CU; FB can get too straight and command wavers; 6-1, 190 pounds (2011: 7.27 K/9 | 69.1 IP) (2012: 8.55 K/9 | 2.81 BB/9 | 3.86 FIP | 67.1 IP) (2013: 8.72 K/9 | 3.08 BB/9 | 3.74 FIP | 105.1 IP)
  268. UCLA JR RHP Adam Plutko: 87-90 FB, 92-93 peak FB; special FB command and movement; flashes plus 71-74 CB; really good to plus 79-81 CU; nice 78-82 SL; outstanding command; repeats mechanics beautifully; 87-89 FB; 73-74 CB; plus 81-82 CU; Summer 2012: 87-89 FB; 80-82 CU; 79-82 SL; 70-71 CB; no offspeed pitch overwhelmed; 2013: 88-92 FB; 79-83 CU; decent 76-79 CB; 82-85 cut-SL; 78-80 SL; polish, command, pitchability; PG comp: David Phelps; 6-3, 190 pounds (2011: 8.11 K/9 | 107.2 IP) (2012: 7.90 K/9 | 3.31 BB/9 | 3.96 FIP | 119.2 IP) (2013: 6.75 K/9 | 2.16 BB/9 | 4.15 FIP | 104 IP)
  269. Minnesota JR LHP DJ Snelten: 87-92 FB, 93-95 peak; above-average 77-80 CU; average 76-82 SL with plus upside; 2013: 86-89 FB, up to 92-93 at times; flashes plus 70-74 CB; 6-7, 225 pounds (2011: 5.52 K/9 | 29.1 IP) (2012: 5.86 K/9 | 3.35 BB/9 | 3.82 FIP | 86 IP) (2013: 6.60 K/9 | 2.91 BB/9 | 3.70 FIP | 58.2 IP)
  270. Arkansas JR 3B/2B Dominic Ficociello: very quick hands; plus potential hit tool; plus power upside, but yet to show it; extremely devoted worker; crazy bat speed; whole field approach; might have to play 1B professionally, but he’s good there; some think he is playable at SS or 2B; 6-4, 185 pounds (2011: .326/.355/.455 – 6 BB/43 K – 224 AB) (2012: .282/.384/.421 – 37 BB/40 K – 252 AB – 4/8 SB) (2013: .254/.325/.345 – 13 BB/26 K – 2/3 SB – 142 AB)
  271. 1B Jake Bauers (Marina HS, California): very big raw power, above-average at least; really like his hit tool, naturally gifted bat; popular Daric Barton as hitter comp, most famously by BA; slow; poor arm; average at best glove; 6-1, 200 pounds
  272. 2B Willie Calhoun (Benicia HS, California): love his hit tool, easy above-average; average defender; gap power; average speed; good enough arm; great patience; PG Ray Durham comp; have heard a shorter Jay Bell; 5-8, 170 pounds
  273. 1B/LHP Joe Dudek (Christian Brothers Academy, New Jersey): great approach; plus power; plus bat speed; hitter first, power second; 87 peak; FAVORITE
  274. College of the Canyons FR 3B Trey Williams: above-average power, plus raw for some; quick bat; good instincts at third, but still plenty rough around the edges; well above-average arm, but still far too inconsistent; below-average speed; 6-1, 210 pounds (2013: .324/.370/.514 – 5 BB/30 K – 142 AB)
  275. Everett CC FR 3B Dylan LaVelle: strong arm; good defender; big raw power; 6-2, 200 pounds (2013: .295/.393/.445 – 23 BB/20 K – 5 SB – 146 AB)
  276. Kirkwood SO C/3B Dairo Gonzalez: strong arm; interesting bat; average speed; 6-2, 200 pounds (2013: .413/.522/.699 – 30 BB/18 K – 4/6 SB – 143 AB)
  277. Connecticut SR 2B LJ Mazzilli: above-average speed; good athlete; chance to be really good defender; no discernible platoon split; 6-1, 190 pounds (2011: .375/.425/.535 – 21 BB/28 K – 275 AB) (2012: .389/.451/.619 – 23 BB/29 K – 239 AB – 16/21 SB) (2013: .392/.436/.560 – 22 BB/23 K – 28/32 SB – 232 AB)
  278. Salt Lake CC FR RHP/2B Brady Corless: 87-92 FB; 78-80 SL with upside; good 77 CU; plus command; 6-1, 200 pounds
  279. Northeast JC rFR RHP Greg Milhorn: 88-93 FB, has been up to 95-96 in past; good 80-84 SL; 80-82 sinking CU with upside; interesting CB; Arkansas transfer; 6-2, 200 pounds (2013: 62 K – 23 BB – 62 IP – 3.77 ERA)
  280. Florida SO RHP John Magliozzi: 88-92 FB, hit 94-95 peak on 2012 Cape; good 77-78 CU, flashes above-average to plus; good SL; much improved 74-78 CB; 5-10, 180 pounds (2012: 6.09 K/9 | 1.32 BB/9 | 5.18 FIP | 34 IP) (2013: 8.15 K/9 | 2.00 BB/9 | 4.37 FIP | 67.1 IP)
  281. RHP Zach Burdi (Downers Grove South HS, Illinois): 88-92 FB, 94 peak; good CU; upper-70s breaking ball still inconsistent; good athlete; 6-3, 200 pounds
  282. 1B/3B Ian Hagenmiller (Palm Beach Central HS, Florida): plus arm; interesting power upside, plus for some more like above-average for me; can definitely hit; solid defensive tools; FAVORITE; 6-1, 210 pounds
  283. Kentucky JR 2B/RHP JT Riddle: good approach to hitting; gap power; could be good defender at 3B; good speed; pretty swing; good arm; 86-87 FB with sink; SL; some like him best at SS or CF; 6-3, 180 pounds (2011: .294/.369/.405 – 17 BB/31 K – 163 AB) (2012: .279/.350/.407 – 17 BB/25 K – 226 AB – 3/4 SB) (2013: .327/.408/.399 – 23 BB/13 K – 6/9 SB – 208 AB)
  284. C Iolana Akau (St. Louis School, Hawaii): plus arm; quick behind plate; excellent defensive ability; gap power; love his athleticism; 5-11, 170 pounds
  285. 2B/SS Malik Collymore (Port Credit SS, Canada): well above-average speed; average at best arm; good athlete; should be average or better defender; some pop; we’ll see about the bat; 6-0, 190 pounds
  286. Iowa Western SO 2B Grant Kay: good defensive tools; good power; all he does is hit; uses whole field; above-average speed; can also play 3B; average at best arm; can get too aggressive; good athlete; Louisville transfer; FAVORITE; 6-0, 185 pounds (2013: .381/.447/.619 – 7 BB/10 K – 10/12 SB – 97 AB)
  287. RHP Ed Voyles (Holy Innocents Episcopal HS, Georgia): 87-91 FB; 70-74 CB; 76-80 CU; Walker Weickel comp; 6-7, 185 pounds
  288. RHP Chris Oakley (St. Augustine Prep HS, New Jersey): 87-92 FB, 93-94 peak; pitches down in zone; up to 94-95 by mid-summer, sitting 89-93; average 71-78 CB flashes above-average, best when up near 78-82; good split-finger 78-83 CU; obvious Chris Jenkins comp; 6-7, 225 pounds
  289. RHP Trevor Clifton (Heritage HS, Tennessee): 88-94, 95-97 peak; good 73-77 CB with plus upside; good 77-80 CU; violent delivery with lots of moving parts hurts his command; 6-4, 180 pounds
  290. LHP Zach Farmer (Piketon HS, Ohio): 86-91 FB, 93-94 peak; 73 CB; 75 CU; cutter; good command; good athlete; 6-3, 200 pounds
  291. South Florida JR LHP Nick Gonzalez: 88-91 FB, 93 peak; FB really moves; plus breaking ball at times, inconsistent still; CU with average upside, currently raw; offspeed pitches need work; iffy command; iffy control; 2013: 88-91 FB, 92-94 peak; much improved CU; 6-4, 220 pounds (2011: 7.15 K/9 | 39 IP) (2012: 8.71 K/9 | 3.48 BB/9 | 3.02 FIP | 41.1 IP) (2013: 8.10 K/9 | 3.84 BB/9 | 3.71 FIP | 86.2 IP)
  292. 3B Tyler Bozeman (Centennial HS, Tennessee): average arm; really like his approach; power upside questionable
  293. 3B Jonah Arenado (El Toro HS, California): average or better arm; steady glove; interesting power; average upside with hit tool; 6-3, 200 pounds
  294. College of Charleston JR OF Brandon Murray: significant raw power; average at best speed; strong arm; 5-11, 210 pounds (2012: .335/.427/.575 – 31 BB/51 K – 4/5 SB – 200 AB) (2013: .316/.437/.524 – 43 BB/32 K – 3/5 SB – 206 AB)
  295. Coastal Carolina JR OF Jacob May: quick bat; strong; also tried at 2B; underrated pop; good athlete; plus speed; mature body; still unsure if he’ll hit enough, but intriguing tools; 5-10, 185 pounds (2011: .206/.285/.291 – 12 BB/24 K – 141 AB) (2012: .311/.395/.411 – 26 BB/26 K – 27/32 SB – 209 AB) (2013: .325/.418/.483 – 22 BB/25 K – 16/26 SB – 209 AB)
  296. Polk State JC FR OF Daniel Sweet: above-average power; above-average speed, could be more – uses it well either way; raw; great athlete; love his approach; reminds me a little of a stronger Andrew Toles; FAVORITE; 6-1, 200 pounds (2013: .307/.436/.419 – 29 BB/29 K – 30/37 SB – 179 AB)
  297. Western Oklahoma State JC OF Willie Allen: legit plus power; above-average speed; strong arm; good athlete; 6-0, 180 pounds (2013: .362/.463/.658 – 27 BB/37 K – 21/23 SB – 149 AB)
  298. OF/1B KJ Woods (Fort Mill HS, South Carolina): plus raw power, but hasn’t shown it yet; raw; strong; good defensive tools, should be average in corner in time; smart on the bases; hits it to all fields; strong arm; Larry Greene as hitter comp from Law; 6-4, 215 pounds
  299. OF Nicholas Buckner (North Shore HS, Texas): average speed; good defender; good athlete; accurate arm, average arm strength; average or more raw power; raw as a hitter; 6-0, 205 pounds
  300. C Jack Kruger (Oaks Christian HS, California): outstanding defensive tools, very strong presently; gap power
  301. C Chuckie Robinson (Danville HS, Illinois): big raw power, more present than most; very strong arm; strong; 6-2, 230 pounds
  302. C/2B Kean Wong (Waiakea HS, Hawaii): so much like his brother, it’s scary; above-average speed; short stroke; good athlete; little doubt he’ll hit; 5-11, 190 pounds
  303. Florida State College-Jacksonville rSO RHP Brad Renner: 88-92 FB, 94-95 peak; good SL; split-CU; inconsistent command; groundball machine; FAVORITE; 6-6, 220 pounds
  304. Howard JC rFR RHP David Palladino: 88-93 FB, 95-96 peak; good mid-70s CB; good CU; SL; USC Upstate transfer; 6-9, 270 pounds (2013: 99 K – 31 BB – 70.1 IP – 2.18 ERA)
  305. Howard JC rFR RHP David Gates: 93-96 FB, 98-99 peak; using more sinkers; 82-84 SL; 86-88 CU; good command; inconsistent control; Texas Tech transfer; 6-5, 215 pounds (2013: 62 K – 55 BB – 75.1 IP – 3.82 ERA)
  306. Missouri State rJR RHP Nick Petree: 86-90 FB with plus movement and great sink; good mid-70s SL; really good 78-80 CU that flashes plus; good cutter; good overall command; missed 2010 season due to Tommy John surgery; will drop FB down to get more movement; FB has dipped to 83-87 on occasion; SL; CU; lots of two-seamers; 85-88 FB, CB, SL, CU, huge pitchability, plus command, plus control; 2013: 85-90 FB; plus CU; cutter/SL; CB; knuckleball!; tiny bit of Tropeano to his game; one of my favorite comps of draft season: righty Roth; 6-1, 200 pounds (2011: 7.78 K/9 | 96 IP) (2012: 9.13 K/9 | 2.73 BB/9 | 2.82 FIP | 115.1 IP) (2013: 9.96 K/9 | 1.70 BB/9 | 2.81 FIP | 100.1 IP)
  307. 2B/3B Edwin Diaz (Ladislau Martinez Otero HS, Puerto Rico): good athlete; good defensive tools; below-average speed; solid arm; sure, steady hands; interesting hit tool; 6-2, 180 pounds
  308. Louisiana State JR 3B/SS Christian Ibarra: really good defensive tools; strong arm; undersized, but strong utility future; 5-7, 180 pounds (2013: .361/.457/.536 – 29 BB/29 K – 0/3 SB – 183 AB)
  309. Auburn JR 3B/RHP Damek Tomscha: plus arm strength; good power; great athlete; good at third; 6-3, 220 pounds (2013: .296/.405/.484 – 27 BB/36 K – 0/2 SB – 186 AB)
  310. OF Daniel Williams (Cedar Ridge HS, Texas): above-average to plus raw power; above-average speed; plus athleticism; below-average arm; 6-2, 215 pounds
  311. OF Dane McFarland (JSerra Catholic HS, California): good athlete; good speed; big power; FAVORITE; 6-4, 210 pounds
  312. OF Joseph Monge (Carlos Beltran Academy, Puerto Rico): plus arm; above-average or better speed; quick bat; average power upside; good CF; 6-0, 170 pounds
  313. OF Andrew Benintendi (Madeira HS, Ohio): good speed; CF range; average arm; really smart player; above-average hit tool; FAVORITE; 5-10, 180 pounds
  314. OF Josh Greene (Forest HS, Florida): plus-plus speed; plus CF range; average at best arm; plays within himself; 5-10, 165 pounds
  315. OF/1B Jacob Heyward (Eagles Christian Academy, Georgia): good athlete; good speed; plus raw power; 6-2, 200 pounds
  316. OF Eugene Vazquez (Timber Creek HS, Florida): good speed; above-average arm; quick bat; consistently hits balls hard; 6-1, 185 pounds
  317. Mississippi State JR RHP Evan Mitchell: 90-92 FB, 93-95 peak; now hitting 97, nothing below 93; 87 cutter; really good 78-81 CB/SL, flashes plus; needs to throw more darn strikes; 6-2, 175 pounds (2011: 9.62 K/9 | 48.2 IP) (2012: 10.57 K/9 | 6.34 BB/9 | 3.13 FIP | 38.1 IP) (2013: 12.05 K/9 | 10.38 BB/9 | 3.21 FIP | 21.2 IP)
  318. Wisconsin-Milwaukee rSO RHP Josh Uhen: 92-94 FB, 96 peak; raw CB; Tommy Johns survivor; good athlete; up to 94-98 in fall ball 2012; up to 97-100 in 2013; still predominantly FB only pitcher, but it is a good one; 6-4, 200 pounds (2013: 8.02 K/9 | 10.13 BB/9 | 3.37 FIP | 21.1 IP)
  319. Auburn JR LHP Conner Kendrick: 88-92 FB; plus 73-77 CB; emerging 78-82 CU with good sink; lots of deception; Georgia Tech transfer; 6-0, 185 pounds (2013: 8.74 K/9 | 3.14 BB/9 | 3.52 FIP | 80.1 IP)
  320. Florida JR LHP Daniel Gibson: 88-91 FB, 93-95 peak; above-average 81-83 CU that flashes plus; emerging 82-83 SL; also throws a CB; 6-3, 220 pounds (2012: 6.66 K/9 | 3.70 BB/9 | 4.01 FIP | 24.1 IP) (2013: 7.68 K/9 | 4.42 BB/9 | 4.20 FIP | 38.2 IP)
  321. Georgia Tech JR RHP Matthew Grimes: 89-92 FB, 93-94 peak; good high-70s SL; CU; control comes and goes; spotty command; missed entire 2013 season after Tommy John surgery; 6-6, 210 pounds (2011: 9.90 K/9 | 73.2 IP) (2012: 8.68 K/9 | 3.86 BB/9 | 5.23 FIP | 18.2 IP)
  322. Florida Gulf Coast JR RHP Harrison Cooney: 88-92 FB, 93-94 peak, can get up to 95-96; good 78-82 SL/CB; CU; impressive two-seamer; 2013: 90-94 FB, 96 peak; plus 80-84 chase SL; above-average 78-80 CU that looks like a splitter; occasional CB; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: 6.57 K/9 | 37 IP) (2012: 7.32 K/9 | 2.78 BB/9 | 4.70 FIP | 35.2 IP) (2013: 7.83 K/9 | 4.05 BB/9 | 4.31 FIP | 66.2 IP)
  323. Long Island-Brooklyn rJR RHP Justin Topa: 89-93 FB, 94-95 peak; excellent CU; 77-78 CB slow to return, but better as year progressed; good command; TJ surgery in 2012; 6-4, 190 pounds (2011: 6.75 K/9 | 66.2 IP) (2013: 7.20 K/9 | 2.61 BB/9 | 4.02 FIP | 100 IP)
  324. Mississippi JR RHP Mike Mayers: 88-93 FB, 95 peak; FB moves a ton; good 78-82 CU, shows plus; emerging 81-85 SL, have heard it as much improved at times but still inconsistent; also throws CB; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: 8.40 K/9 | 30 IP) (2012: 7.28 K/9 | 2.72 BB/9 | 3.96 FIP | 92.2 IP) (2013: 7.51 K/9 | 3.41 BB/9 | 4.06 FIP | 92.1 IP)
  325. Virginia Tech JR LHP Eddie Campbell: 88-93 FB, 94 peak; above-average 78-81 CB; 2013: 87-90 FB, 92 peak; CB flashes plus; good CU; 6-0, 200 pounds (2011: 7.62 K/9 | 28.1 IP) (2012: 10.70 K/9 | 6.37 BB/9 | 3.88 FIP | 35.1 IP) (2013: 7.90 K/9 | 4.39 BB/9 | 4.00 FIP | 41 IP)
  326. West Virginia rSO LHP Harrison Musgrave: 88-92 FB, 93-94 peak; good 80-82 CU with plus upside; emerging 71-74 CB needs work; missed 2012 due to TJ surgery; 6-1, 200 pounds (2011: 6.51 K/9 | 56.2 IP) (2013: 7.74 K/9 | 2.64 BB/9 | 4.08 FIP | 95.1 IP)
  327. Arizona State rSO OF Trever Allen: great athlete; good speed; strong arm; lots of untapped raw power; good glove; 5-11, 190 pounds (2012: .279/.321/.381 – 3 BB/26 K – 3/6 SB – 147 AB) (2013: .289/.368/.495 – 20 BB/33 K – 7/7 SB – 204 AB)
  328. Arizona State JR OF/3B Kasey Coffman: good power upside; average speed; like his approach; LF only, but darn good out there; average at best arm; good bat speed; 6-4, 215 pounds (2012: .234/.384/.273 – 18 BB/22 K – 12/16 SB – 128 AB) (2013: .321/.422/.500 – 28 BB/25 K – 9/15 SB – 218 AB)
  329. Louisville JR OF Coco Johnson: intriguing raw power; above-average speed; not a good defender; not much of an arm; 5-11, 215 pounds (2013: .313/.418/.492 – 17 BB/24 K – 20/29 SB – 179 AB)
  330. Campbell SR OF Ben McQuown: plus speed; very good range in CF, his biggest asset; smart base runner; sneaky pop; average at best arm, accurate; FAVORITE; 5-10, 175 pounds (2012: .300/.376/.352 – 22 BB/24 K – 26/31 SB – 213 AB) (2013: .302/.419/.441 – 36 BB/30 K – 52/59 SB – 222 AB)
  331. Bryant SR OF Kevin Brown: average hit tool; average speed; average power; LF only; 6-0, 200 pounds (2011: .279/.345/.468 – 14 BB/22 K – 201 AB) (2012: .281/.350/.515 – 21 BB/21 K – 9/14 SB – 196 AB) (2013: .344/.485/.522 – 46 BB/20 K – 21/29 SB – 209 AB)
  332. James Madison rJR OF Johnny Bladel: above-average to plus speed; gap power; great approach; good CF; plus arm; biased probably, but have always liked him; 6-0, 175 pounds (.336/.460/.493 – 42 BB/47 K – 211 AB) (2012: .263/.432/.326 – 26 BB/19 K – 7/9 SB – 95 AB) (2013: .304/.478/.401 – 53 BB/29 K – 10/12 SB – 207 AB)
  333. Rhode Island JR OF Jeff Roy: plus-plus speed (legit); surprising pop; too aggressive; plus defender in CF; plus arm; average hit tool; leadoff profile; FAVORITE; 5-9, 170 pounds (2011: .386/.448/.524 – 15 BB/30 K – 145 AB) (2012: .381/.464/.517 – 33 BB/35 K – 236 AB – 22/28 SB) (2013: .307/.408/.360 – 34 BB/39 K – 29/29 SB – 228 AB)
  334. UCLA SO OF Eric Filia-Snyder: great approach to hitting, takes professional at bats; average or better speed, above-average for most; good range; pretty swing; contact is a real strength; line drive machine; below-average arm; good instincts on bases and in field; FAVORITE; 6-0, 180 pounds (2012: .245/.355/.264 – 7 BB/8 K – 3/3 SB – 53 AB) (2013: .248/.372/.325 – 31 BB/20 K – 8/15 SB – 206 AB)
  335. Vanderbilt SR OF Connor Harrell: has always flashed five-tool potential; good defender; can play steady CF, best in corners; strong arm; well above-average raw power; above-average speed; way more intriguing than your typical senior sign; 6-3, 215 pounds (2011: .299/.367/.513 – 15 BB/43 K – 197 AB) (2012: .246/.360/.444 – 22 BB/53 K – 4/6 SB – 187 AB) (2013: .307/.409/.518 – 28 BB/56 K – 7/9 SB – 228 AB)
  336. LHP Connor Jones (Johns Creek HS, Georgia): 88-92 FB, 94 peak; average CB with upside; 6-3, 190 pounds
  337. LHP Scott Moss (DeLand HS, Florida): 87-90 FB, 91 peak; 72-73 CB; good command; 6-6, 200 pounds
  338. LHP Gabe Speier (Dos Pueblos HS, California): 86-90 FB, 92-93 peak; 74-77 CB; average upside with CU; SL; good command; 6-0, 175 pounds
  339. RHP Dan Herrmann (Christian Brothers College HS, Missouri): 88-92 FB; good low-80s SL with upside; CU with upside; 6-5, 215 pounds
  340. Cal Poly JR RHP Chase Johnson: 88-92 FB, 94-95 peak; good SL, inconsistent; raw CU that is an average pitch presently; can hit 96-98 out of bullpen, but too straight; 6-3, 190 pounds (2011: 6.43 K/9 | 49 IP) (2012: 7.97 K/9 | 3.34 BB/9 | 3.25 FIP | 35 IP) (2013: 7.71 K/9 | 3.43 BB/9 | 3.02 FIP | 21 IP)
  341. Weatherford JC SO RHP/OF Trevor Simms: 86-90 FB, 92-93 peak; velocity up and down; SL with upside, flashes plus; crazy arm speed; great athlete; plus speed; Rice transfer; Kyle Hansen comp; 6-3, 200 pounds (2013: 38 K – 29 BB – 43.1 IP – 5.40 ERA)
  342. Texas-Pan American JR 3B Alberto Morales: plus defensive tools; plus arm all the way around, strong and accurate; great instincts; power to gaps; great approach; FAVORITE; 6-2, 215 pounds (2013: .270/.374/.516 – 19 BB/29 K – 2/3 SB – 159 AB)
  343. Long Beach State JR 3B/SS Michael Hill: really quick bat; good defensive tools; plus arm strength; love his hit tool; good athlete; FAVORITE; 6-2, 200 pounds (2012: .160/.250/.200 – 5 BB/17 K – 50 AB – 0/1 SB) (2013: .403/.421/.612 – 2 BB/14 K – 6/9 SB – 134 AB)
  344. California JR LHP/OF Mike Theofanopoulos: 85-88 FB; up to 89-92 FB in 2012 and during summer; consistently 88-90 on Cape; can hit 92; good 80-82 CU; 83 SL; plus 72-74 CB that I really, really like; BA Rob Rasmussen comp; 6-0, 185 pounds (2012: 6.20 K/9 | 4.52 BB/9 | 4.25 FIP | 69.2 IP) (2013: 7.00 K/9 | 11.00 BB/9 | 3.03 FIP | 9 IP)
  345. Rice JR RHP John Simms: 89-93 FB with plus movement; 83-84 above-average spike CB that flashes plus; sitting 90-92 in summer 2011; good 77-80 SL; good command; emerging CU; 2012: 87-91 FB; inconsistent 75-77 splitter that is nasty when on; 78-81 CU very strong; 76 CB; Cape 2012: good 75-76 CB; 88-92 FB; fall 2012: upper-80s FB, 90 peak; good 73-75 CB; 2013: 86-90 FB, 92 peak; 73-75 CB/SL; 76-78 CU with split-action; 6-3, 210 pounds (2011: 9.53 K/9 | 62.1 IP) (2012: 8.67 K/9 | 2.98 BB/9 | 3.34 FIP | 63.1 IP) (2013: 7.84 K/9 | 2.96 BB/9 | 4.15 FIP | 103.1 IP)
  346. Louisiana State JR RHP Kurt McCune: 88-91 FB that looks faster, 93 peak; good 74-78 CB; absurdly thin; emerging CU; velocity can dip to 85-88 at times; 6-3, 175 pounds (2011: 7.03 K/9 | 89.2 IP) (2012: 5.31 K/9 | 2.76 BB/9 | 4.31 FIP | 42.1 IP) (2013: 7.23 K/9 | 2.28 BB/9 | 3.74 FIP | 23.2 IP)
  347. UCLA JR RHP Nick Vander Tuig: 90-93 FB with sink; good command; 2012: 86-90 FB with good sink; 80-81 CU with plus upside; good 74-76 CB; good command; 2012: 86-90 FB; good 74-75 CB; good 78-81 SL; 78-80 CU with plus upside; 2013: 88-91 FB; really good 80-82 CU; 83-86 SL; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: 9.58 K/9 | 31 IP) (2012: 6.73 K/9 | 1.97 BB/9 | 4.92 FIP | 109.2 IP) (2013: 6.69 K/9 | 1.34 BB/9 | 4.09 FIP | 107.2 IP)
  348. Louisville JR RHP Chad Green: 88-92 FB, 93-94 peak; good 78-79 SL; CU; good command; 6-4, 215 pounds (2011: 5.14 K/9 | 42 IP) (2012: 8.29 K/9 | 4.44 BB/9 | 4.25 FIP | 46.2 IP) (2013: 6.58 K/9 | 1.89 BB/9 | 3.78 FIP | 90.1 IP)
  349. Oregon State JR RHP Dan Child: plus 88-93 sinking FB, 95-96 peak four-seam FB; average 81-84 SL that flashes above-average, 87 pek; improved CU; good control; Brad Lidge comp; Summer 2012: 91-94 FB; good SL with plus upside; 2013: 88-92 FB, 93 peak; good 78-83 SL, flashes plus; good deception; 6-5, 225 pounds (2012: 6.92 K/9 | 2.03 BB/9 | 3.87 FIP | 106.2 IP) (2013: 6.81 K/9 | 3.29 BB/9 | 4.28 FIP | 38.1 IP)
  350. North Carolina SR 1B Cody Stubbs: good approach; love the easy power; can fake it in the OF, but really good at first; 6-4, 215 pounds (2012: .240/.335/.369 – 28 BB/46 K – 6/7 SB – 233 AB) (2013: .388/.472/.627 – 31 BB/31 K – 4/6 SB – 209 AB)
  351. Austin Peay State JR 2B/C Jordan Hankins: strong hit tool; some pop; average defender; above-average arm; could also play 3B; FAVORITE; 5-10, 190 pounds (2011: .303/.394/.447 – 26 BB/22 K – 188 AB) (2012: .292/.406/.480 – 37 BB/16 K – 3/5 SB – 250 AB) (2013: .322/.432/.505 – 37 BB/22 K – 7/9 SB – 214 AB)
  352. Mississippi JR SS Austin Anderson: average speed; nice glove; 6-0, 190 pounds (2012: .248/.364/.321 – 20 BB/8 K – 1/2 SB – 109 AB) (2013: .305/.386/.415 – 20 BB/12 K – 3/10 SB – 200 AB)
  353. Louisiana State JR C Ty Ross: big raw power, but has never hit much at all; impressive arm; much improved defender; well above-average glove now; all about his defense; FAVORITE; 6-3, 210 pounds
  354. Dartmouth JR C/3B Jeff Keller: plus athlete; great approach; good present power; can play any position; FAVORITE; 5-11, 180 pounds
  355. Houston JR 2B Frankie Ratcliff: plus runner; some pop; good defender; kicked off Miami team; Pensacola JC transfer; 5-9, 185 pounds (2013: .311/.426/.490 – 38 BB/33 K – 11/12 SB – 196 AB)
  356. C Tres Barrera (Sharyland HS, Texas): current power to gaps; makes hard contact; strong arm; quick release; slow; 6-0, 200 pounds
  357. New Mexico SR C Mitchell Garver : quick bat; well above-average power upside; good approach; strong hit tool; average arm, plays down to throwing motion and footwork; average at best overall defender; good athlete; might be able to handle OF; 6-1, 200 pounds
  358. Vanderbilt JR C Spencer Navin: excellent defender; plus arm; quick release; great footwork; 6-1, 200 pounds
  359. 1B/RHP Derik Beauprez (Cherry Creek HS, Colorado): above-average raw power; good athlete; good defender; stuff down enough this spring, that I’d try him as hitter first; at his best is 88-92 FB, 93 peak; good 70-76 CB; good 77 CU; 6-5, 220 pounds
  360. 1B/C Corey Simpson (Sweeny HS, Texas): really quick bat; great athlete; big power upside; questionable defender behind plate; has plenty of power, but not clear he’ll hit enough; 6-3, 220 pounds
  361. Kansas State JR 2B Ross Kivett: plus speed; plus-plus instincts; great base runner; love his approach; sneaky pop; has to clean up defense; 6-0, 200 pounds (2012: .277/.390/.366 – 34 BB/26 K – 25/29 SB – 224 AB) (2013: .372/.447/.475 – 23 BB/22 K – 27/37 SB – 223 AB)
  362. Oregon State JR C/2B Jake Rodriguez : strong hit tool; good approach; solid defensive tools; definite utility future; good speed; plus arm; converted infielder; can also play some OF; gap power; has improved behind plate a great deal; Chace Numata comp by me; 5-9, 200 pounds
  363. C/RHP Ronnie Healy (Jupiter HS/Elev8 Institute, Florida): interesting bat; big power upside; advanced approach; questionable defense; plus arm strength; 92-94 FB
  364. Kirkwood CC SO C/3B Dairo Gonzalez: strong arm; interesting bat; average speed; 6-2, 200 pounds
  365. 2B/SS Dalton Dulin (Memphis University HS, Tennessee): above-average speed; good fielder; strong hit tool; love his baseball instincts; easy player to root for, guy you want on your side; 5-9, 165 pounds
  366. Clemson JR 2B Shane Kennedy: strong hit tool; emerging pop, really impressive power upside; 55 speed; can play anywhere in infield; 6-3, 190 pounds (2013: .358/.453/.487 – 38 BB/44 K – 19/24 SB – 193 AB)
  367. C Andrew Lindo (Oaks Christian HS, California): big power; good defensive tools
  368. Clemson JR 2B/SS Steve Wilkerson: above-average speed; great athlete; good defensive tools; really good at 2B; power hasn’t come on; strong arm; FAVORITE; 6-1, 190 pounds (2011: .192/.333/.192 – 11 BB/13 K – 52 AB) (2012: .310/.369/.399 – 23 BB/37 K – 258 AB – 11/13 SB) (2013: .348/.428/.490 – 28 BB/44 K – 10/14 SB – 198 AB)
  369. Arizona JR 2B Johnny Field: future average bat without much power, some to gaps; below-average arm, but accurate; below-average speed; transition to 2B will be one to watch, but should be fine there once reacclimated; LF only in outfield; good approach; 5-10, 195 pounds (2011: .257/.337/.411 – 18 BB/21 K – 175 AB) (2012: .323/.441/.455 – 45 BB/26 K – 12/20 SB – 257 AB) (2013: .297/.384/.446 – 26 BB/22 K – 16/22 SB – 222 AB)
  370. UCLA JR RHP Zack Weiss: 87-92 FB, 94-95 peak; above-average 71-75 CB; good 81-85 SL; new 78-79 CU; 6-3, 210 pounds (2011: 7.64 K/9 | 66 IP) (2012: 6.10 K/9 | 3.89 BB/9 | 4.92 FIP | 69.1 IP) (2013: 6.63 K/9 | 2.84 BB/9 | 4.33 FIP | 38 IP)
  371. RHP Zack Brown (Seymour HS, Indiana): 87-93 FB; good CB; 6-1, 180 pounds
  372. RHP Morgan Earman (Desert Christian Academy, California): 87-91 FB, 93-94 peak; 6-3, 200 pounds
  373. RHP Robert Ziegler (Defiance HS, Ohio): 88-91 FB, 93 peak; good 76-79 CB; good CU; 6-4, 200 pounds
  374. RHP Ryan Moseley (Lubbock-Cooper HS, Texas): 90-93 FB; average upside with CB; CU; 6-2, 185 pounds
  375. RHP Shaun Anderson (American Heritage HS, Florida): 86-90 FB, 91 peak; good 72-79 CB; 78-81 CU; good 77-81 SL; good command; 6-4, 225 pounds
  376. LHP Ryan Burnett (The Woodlands HS, Texas): 86-90 FB, 91-92 peak; good 71-74 CB; good 77-79 CU; good command of secondary stuff; 6-3, 215 pounds
  377. Louisiana State JR RHP Nick Rumbelow: 88-91 FB, up to 93-95 as reliever; solid SL that flashes plus; good CU that comes and goes; good athlete; iffy control; Cape 2012: 92-93 FB, 94-95 peak; raw 81 CU; good 83-85 SL/CB; 2013: 91-94 FB, 95 peak; good 79-85 CB; 6-1, 190 pounds (2011: 11.77 K/9 | 13 IP) (2012: 13.14 K/9 | 4.74 BB/9 | 2.97 FIP | 24.2 IP) (2013: 9.79 K/9 | 3.86 BB/9 | 3.04 FIP | 30.1 IP)
  378. Missouri SR RHP Eric Anderson: 90-93; hard SL with cut fastball movement; plus CU; easy mechanics; great athlete; tore his labrum and is now back throwing upper-80s; sat 83-86 in summer 2011, hitting 88; good low-70s CB, also called a SL; 6-5, 225 pounds; 2013: 87-90 FB, 92 peak, good SL, really good CU, good command (2011: 5.48 K/9 |42.2 IP) (2012: 6.29 K/9 | 1.11 BB/9 | 3.85 FIP | 24.1 IP) (2013: 5.86 K/9 | 2.93 BB/9 | 4.08 FIP | 27.2 IP)
  379. Navarro JC SO RHP Lukas Schiraldi: 88-94 FB, 96 peak; dips to 88-91 as starter; good SL; raw CU, has gotten a lot better; 2013: 95-97 FB; solid SL; 6-5, 215 pounds (2013: 67 K – 17 BB – 76 IP – 2.84 ERA)
  380. Pierce JC rSO RHP Elliot Morris: 89-93 FB, 95-97 peak; above-average low- to mid-80s SL/kCB; CU; CB; TJ survivor; 6-4, 205 pounds
  381. Riverside CC rSO LHP Kenny Mathews: 84-88 FB, 90-91 peak; good CU; good 70-71 CB; lots of pitchability and command; plus control; Cal State Fullerton transfer; 6-3, 205 pounds (2012: 7.24 K/9 | 1.72 BB/9 | 4.79 FIP | 78.1 IP)
  382. C/3B Chance Sisco (Santiago HS, California): average arm, not always on target; average power upside; good hitter; good athlete; strong potential as defender; 6-2, 180 pounds
  383. Cal State Fullerton JR C/1B/RHP Chad Wallach: good power upside; plus arm strength; bat has a ways to go; new to catching, but upside is evident; slow; 6-3, 225 pounds
  384. Oklahoma JR 1B/OF Matt Oberste: strong hit tool; average or better power upside; touch below-average speed; strong; good athlete; 6-2, 210 pounds (2012: .288/.397/.480 – 14 BB/25 K – 6/7 SB – 125 AB) (2013: .359/.440/.607 – 19 BB/27 K – 9/13 SB – 206 AB)
  385. Longview (MO) CC FR 1B/OF Brandon Dulin: physically strong; strong arm; good defender; average speed; well above-average power upside; might be able to hang in LF; 6-3, 230 pounds (2013: .378/.449/.756 – 19 BB/25 K – 4/5 SB – 156 AB)
  386. UC Santa Barbara JR 2B/SS Brandon Trinkwon: fantastic approach; fearless hitter, no problems swinging hard with two strikes; thin; good athlete; good defensive tools; not the strongest arm, but quick release; others worry about his arm strength; defense is legit; average speed; FAVORITE; 6-2, 170 pounds (2012: .322/.440/.465 – 40 BB/24 K – 202 AB – 7/10 SB) (2013: .290/.380/.400 – 28 BB/26 K – 10/12 SB – 210 AB)
  387. C Xavier Hernandez (Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Puerto Rico): good defender; intriguing power; strong hit tool; good athlete; above-average arm; 6-2, 210 pounds
  388. Texas A&M SR SS Mikey Reynolds: some pop; plus speed; good range up the middle; average arm; steady defender; 5-10, 170 pounds (2012: .301/.415/.394 – 32 BB/30 K – 22/24 SB – 216 AB) (2013: .352/.419/.438 – 20 BB/22 K – 19/24 SB – 210 AB)
  389. SS Charcer Burks (Travis HS, Texas): plus speed; average arm; not a ton of present power, but some there; intriguing hit tool; 5-11, 180 pounds
  390. The Citadel JR C Joe Jackson: underrated offensive player; wish he hit better on Cape; competition a question, but has produced for three years; 6-1, 200 pounds
  391. SS Tanner Bigham (NW Cabarrus HS, North Carolina): good athlete; good defensive tools; strong arm; leadoff profile
  392. SS/RHP Cory Thompson (Mauldin HS, South Carolina): strong arm; good athlete; little bit more than average speed; little less than average power upside; smart hitter, knows pitchers; 89-93 FB, 94 peak; good 75-78 CB, flashes plus; 87-89 cut-SL; PG Marcus Stroman comp; 6-0, 185 pounds
  393. SS David Fletcher (Cypress HS, California): plus arm; fantastic range; fun to watch; FAVORITE
  394. SS Stephen Alemais (Elev8 Institute, Florida): very, very good defensive tools; strong arm, quick release; will definitely stick at SS; could hang in the big leagues defensively; questionable bat; some pop to gaps; good speed; Christian Lopes comp from somewhere (PG?); 6-0, 180 pounds
  395. SS Nelson Molina (Luchetti HS, Puerto Rico): chance for average hit tool; above-average speed; like what I’ve seen defensively, very steady; good arm; 6-2, 165 pounds
  396. 1B David Denson (South Hills HS, California): big raw power; good athlete for his size; patient approach; average arm; average at best glove; 6-4, 240 pounds
  397. C Kyle Devin (Lynn English HS, Massachusetts): interesting power; strong arm; intriguing defensive tools; 6-1, 210 pounds
  398. SS Luis Guillorme (Coral Springs HS, Florida): smooth defender; highlight level stuff; potential plus glove; average speed; questionable bat
  399. SS/2B Garrett Hampson (Reno HS, Nevada): good athlete; plus speed; average arm; leadoff approach; good defensive tools; 6-0, 165 pounds
  400. 2B/SS Josh VanMeter (Norwell HS, Indiana): some pop; strong hit tool; good athlete; very quick bat; average speed; good approach; average arm; 6-0, 165 pounds
  401. C Cameron Whitehead (Moeller HS, Ohio): really good defender; line drive machine
  402. Texas-Arlington JR C Greg McCall: above-average arm; solid defender; strong hit tool; 6-1, 215 pounds
  403. Florida State rJR C Stephen McGee: good glove; great patience; solid pop; 6-3, 220 pounds
  404. C Gavin Collins (El Toro HS, California): strong; good hit tool; average at best arm; 6-1, 200 pounds
  405. 2B Nate Mondou (Charles Wright Academy, Washington): good approach; nice swing; good bat speed; gap power; solid defensive tools; decent arm; productive hitter
  406. 2B/SS/RHP Kramer Robertson (Midway HS, Texas): good hit tool; plus arm; 55 speed; gap power; fan of his defense; might be able to play SS; 90 FB; 5-11, 170 pounds
  407. 2B/SS Errol Robinson: (St. John’s College HS, Maryland): really strong defender, may be able to stick at SS; quick hands; above-average arm; average speed; quick bat; 5-10, 170 pounds
  408. CC Southern Nevada FR 2B Evan Van Hoosier: love his approach; good speed; good defender; good enough arm; like his power upside; FAVORITE; 6-0, 190 pounds (2013: .369/.454/.608 – 20 BB/15 K – 16/21 SB – 176 AB)
  409. Louisville JR 2B/SS Ty Young: plus arm, others have it barely average; good speed; smart baserunner; good defender; can also play 3B; 5-10, 180 pounds (2011: .209/.331/.295 – 22 BB/42 K – 139 AB) (2012: .339/.463/.533 – 23 BB/34 K – 15/19 SB – 180 AB) (2013: .392/.472/.593 – 23 BB/35 K – 26/31 SB – 199 AB)
  410. Lane CC FR RHP Kenyan Middleton: great athlete; 88-92 FB, 94-95 peak; above-average upside with 80-83 SL; CB; CU; great athlete; 6-3, 200 pounds
  411. John A. Logan JC SO LHP Derek Thompson: 87-92 FB with good sink; plus CU that he leans on heavily; average CB; plus command; very smart; great athlete; FAVORITE; 6-4, 190 pounds
  412. South Georgia JC SO RHP/3B Tyler Bashlor: 92-95 FB, 97 peak; plus SL; plus athlete; inconsistent control; has also played OF; Craig Kimbrel comp; FAVORITE; 6-0, 180 pounds
  413. Texas Christian JR LHP Trevor Seidenberger: 86-89 FB, 91 peak; good 74 CB; 78-80 CU; good command; deceptive delivery; 6-2, 200 pounds (2013: 10.54 K/9 | 2.47 BB/9 | 3.46 FIP | 54.2 IP)
  414. Miami JR LHP Bryan Radziewski: 86-90 FB, 92 peak; FB has late life; good 75-77 CB; improved CU; good 78-82 SL with cutter action; 5-11, 195 pounds; (2011: 9.66 K/9 | 91.1 IP) (2012: 7.52 K/9 | 4.44 BB/9 | 4.63 FIP | 26.1 IP) (2013: 11.48 K/9 | 2.87 BB/9 | 2.83 FIP | 84.2 IP)
  415. San Diego JR RHP Trevor Bayless: 88-91 FB, 93 peak; good 80-83 SL/CB; plus splitter; 6-3, 200 pounds (2013: 10.75 K/9 | 3.93 BB/9 | 2.73 FIP | 34.1 IP)
  416. RHP/3B Roy Morales Rivera (Carlos Beltran Academy, Puerto Rico): 87-91 FB, 92-93 peak; good CB; CU; big raw power; strong arm; could be tried behind plate; 6-2, 190 pounds
  417. Auburn JR C Blake Austin: good power upside; plus arm; good defender; good looking swing; 5-11, 215 pounds
  418. New Mexico JC FR C Marcus Greene: strong; strong arm; improved defender; good athlete; intriguing bat
  419. C Ryan McCarvel (Canyon Springs HS, California): strong arm; great athlete; 6-3, 180 pounds
  420. Oregon SR SS/3B JJ Altobelli: some pop; good glove; above-average arm; chance to be well above-average at SS; average speed; intriguing hit tool; 6-1, 190 pounds (2011: .251/.302/.320 – 14 BB/23 K – 203 AB) (2012: .300/.387/.380 – 21 BB/11 K – 6/13 SB – 200 AB) (2013: .322/.412/.366 – 25 BB/20 K – 8/11 SB – 183 AB)
  421. Oregon State SR SS/2B Tyler Smith: very good glove; strong enough arm for left side; above-average speed; gap power; 6-0, 195 pounds (2011: .230/.389/.265 – 28 BB/22 K – 113 AB) (2012: .347/.440/.432 – 31 BB/30 K – 9/11 SB – 213 AB) (2013: .311/.398/.406 – 20 BB/30 K – 9/11 SB – 180 AB)
  422. Wake Forest rJR 1B/LHP Matt Conway: plus power upside; solid approach; potential plus bat; 6-7, 240 pounds (2011: .272/.361/.451 – 27 BB/31 K – 195 AB) (2013: .383/.435/.543 – 18 BB/19 K – 4/4 SB – 188 AB) (2013: 7.88 K/9 | 2.17 BB/9 | 4.79 FIP | 45.2 IP)
  423. 1B/OF Joe Corrigan (Harvard-Westlake HS, California): good approach; average athlete; strong hit tool
  424. C Anthony Sherlag (Marist HS, Georgia): good power; 6-3, 200 pounds
  425. C Kevin Abraham (Mater Academy, Florida): average raw power; above-average defender; average arm
  426. C/3B John Riley (Willow Glen HS, California): good arm; steady glove; interesting power, above-average raw power; good athlete; strong; 6-0, 210 pounds
  427. Weatherford JC SO C/1B Hunter Lockwood: strong hit tool; might not stick at catcher; I like his defense enough; good arm; good speed; defense improving; plus power upside; might be able to stick in OF; still rough behind the plate; Oklahoma transfer
  428. Tampa JR 2B/3B Zach Alvord: quick bat; strong arm; above-average speed; good glove; some pop; can also play SS when needed; Auburn transfer; FAVORITE; 6-0, 185 pounds (2011: .211/.282/.296 – 6 BB/23 K – 71 AB) (2012: .253/.306/.404 – 14 BB/40 K – 178 AB – 1/4 SB) (2013: .344/.404/.490 – 11 BB/10 K – 1/2 SB – 96 AB)
  429. Duke rSO 1B Chris Marconcini: out in 2012 with torn ACL; good raw power; solid defender; 6-5, 230 pounds (2011: .301/.404/.490 – 24 BB/38 K – 206 AB) (2013: .326/.420/.611 – 29 BB/39 K – 8/10 SB – 190 AB)
  430. 2B/SS Elliot Barzilli (Palisades Charter HS, California): above-average speed; good hit tool; good athlete; 6-1
  431. 2B/SS Trevor Morrison (Archbishop Murphy HS, Washington): strong enough arm; smooth defender; smart base runner; interesting power upside; accurate arm; good speed; 6-0, 180 pounds
  432. Long Beach State JR 2B/OF Jeff McNeil: good approach; short to ball; solid defender; has also played SS; 6-1, 165 pounds (2011: .313/.366/.349 – 10 BB/20 K – 166 AB) (2012: .299/.370/.345 – 13 BB/12 K – 6/12 SB – 194 AB) (2013: .419/.466/.529 – 12 BB/10 K – 14/19 SB – 210 AB)
  433. East Carolina JR 1B Chase McDonald: like his approach; plus raw power; average at best defender; super slow; bat will carry him; little righthanded Preston Tucker vibe; 6-4, 260 pounds (2011: .314/.398/.436 – 24 BB/29 K – 188 AB) (2012: .283/.339/.395 – 13 BB/18 K – 152 AB – 0/0 SB) (2013: .318/.410/.574 – 28 BB/30 K – 0/0 SB – 176 AB)
  434. RHP Dakota Hudson (Sequatchie Country HS, Tennessee): 87-91 FB with loads of sink, 93-94 peak; good 76-78 CB; 81 CU; good athlete; 6-5, 200 pounds
  435. RHP Trey Cobb (Broken Arrow HS, Oklahoma): 87-90 FB, 91 peak; FB moves; good 72-74 CB; occasional low-80s CU with average or better upside; plus command; 6-3, 190 pounds
  436. RHP/SS Matt Vogel (Medford Patchouge HS, New York): 87-92 FB, 93-94 peak; 72-76 CB with plus upside; good SL; great athlete; 6-2, 185 pounds
  437. RHP Thomas Hatch (Jenks HS, Oklahoma): 87-92 FB with sink, 93-95 peak; good looking 76-81 CU with sink; 74-80 SL like a cutter; good mid-70s CB; 6-2, 200 pounds
  438. RHP Chris Viall (Soquel HS, California): 89-92 FB; groundball machine; very strong Stanford commit; 6-9, 220 pounds
  439. Wichita State JR LHP Albert Minnis: 88-92 FB with plus sink; average 78-79 SL with above-average upside; shows CU; good deception in delivery; 6-0, 200 pounds (2012: 7.36 K/9 | 3.41 BB/9 | 3.76 FIP | 66 IP) (2013: 9.86 K/9 | 3.64 BB/9 | 3.17 FIP | 59.1 IP)
  440. George Mason rJR RHP Anthony Montefusco: 88-92 FB; average SL; average CB; plus CU; average cutter; good overall command; TJ surgery in 2011; 6-0, 185 pounds (2012: 6.59 K/9 | 2.34 BB/9 | 3.72 FIP | 84.2 IP) (2013: 9.31 K/9 | 2.87 BB/9 | 3.73 FIP | 78.1 IP)
  441. Kent State rSO RHP Eric Dorsch: 90-94 FB, 95-96 peak; 87-89 SL with plus upside; inconsistent command; FAVORITE; 6-7, 235 pounds (2012: 4.95 K/9 | 4.50 BB/9 | 4.39 FIP | 20 IP) (2013: 12.80 K/9 | 6.68 BB/9 | 3.07 FIP | 32.1 IP)
  442. Texas Christian JR SS Paul Hendrix: promising power to gaps; good athlete; strong arm; average speed; 6-2, 180 pounds (2013: .308/.403/.471 – 27 BB/38 K – 4/7 SB – 172 AB)
  443. Auburn SR 1B Garrett Cooper: plus defender; 6-6, 225 pounds (2012: .324/.422/.462 – 18 BB/29 K – 1/1 SB – 173 AB) (2013: .387/.511/.586 – 38 BB/29 K – 1/1 SB – 186 AB)
  444. Oregon State SR 1B Danny Hayes: natural hitter; doubles power with chance for more; has also seen time at 3B, where is generally regarded as below-average at the moment; give him a lot of credit for playing through torn labrum in shoulder; 6-4, 210 pounds (2011: .286/.423/.443 – 32 BB/34 K – 140 AB) (2012: .316/.467/.553 – 33 BB/21 K – 0/1 SB – 114 AB – 0/1 SB) (2013: .293/.393/.437 – 28 BB/20 K – 2/2 SB – 167 AB)
  445. Feather River JC SO SS Justin Bohn: good speed; legit defender; strong arm; 6-0, 165 pounds (2013: .413/.482/.645 – 23 BB/17 K – 18/20 SB – 172 AB)
  446. Virginia SR 2B/OF Reed Gragnani: gap power; 5-11, 180 pounds; (2011: .287/.406/.353 – 20 BB/14 K – 136 AB) (2012: .391/.447/.420 – 2 BB/10 K – 69 AB – 0/1 SB) (2013: .359/.426/.500 – 22 BB/9 K – 4/7 SB – 184 AB)
  447. Southern California JR 3B Kevin Swick: interesting power; steady defender; can also play some OF; high baseball IQ; 6-0, 180 pounds (2012: .274/.325/.353 – 8 BB/31 K – 5/6 SB – 190 AB) (2013: .372/.449/.506 – 20 BB/24 K – 4/6 SB – 156 AB)
  448. Texas Tech JR 3B/SS Jake Barrios: good athlete; arm and range fit at SS, but likely 3B in long run; really big power upside; 2B also a possibility; LSU transfer; also played at Seward County JC; good athlete; FAVORITE; 6-0, 200 pounds (2013: .299/.355/.437 – 12 BB/14 K – 2/4 SB – 174 AB)
  449. 3B/RHP Jeff Paschke (Santa Barbara HS, California): good athlete; interesting power; strong arm; quick bat; 85-90 FB, 92 peak; CB and SL both need work; 6-4, 185 pounds
  450. 3B Ronnie Gideon (Hallsville HS, Texas): intriguing power upside; physically strong; quick bat; strong enough arm; average speed; slow; 6-3, 220 pounds
  451. Northwestern JR 2B/RHP Kyle Ruchim: gap power; great approach; solid defender; average speed; strong arm; makes all the plays; can also play some SS and CF; 92-93 peak; flashes plus SL; 5-10, 180 pounds (2011: .219/.268/.318 – 13 BB/26 K – 192 AB) (2011: 12.05 K/9 | 18.2 IP) (2012: .284/.369/.407 – 22 BB/23 K – 10/13 SB – 204 AB) (2012: 11.57 K/9 | 2.41 BB/9 | 2.34 FIP | 18.2 IP) (2013: .389/.462/.563 – 23 BB/24 K – 10/14 SB – 167 AB) (2013: 9.87 K/9 | 4.67 BB/9 | 3.21 FIP | 34.2 IP)
  452. North Carolina A&T JR 2B/SS Luke Tendler: gap power; good athlete; 5-11, 180 pounds (2011: .347/.370/.563 – 10 BB/16 K – 213 AB) (2012: .285/.323/.466 – 10 BB/34 K – 221 AB – 2/3 SB) (2013: .379/.442/.626 – 20 BB/27 K – 17/20 SB – 195 AB)
  453. Florida Gulf Coast JR 2B/3B Brandon Bednar: average speed; can also play 1B, SS, and all OF spots; 6-4, 185 pounds (2012: .329/.411/.375 – 29 BB/34 K – 2/4 SB – 216 AB) (2013: .399/.452/.527 – 15 BB/23 K – 7/10 SB – 243 AB)
  454. Regis (CO) SR 2B/OF Nick Billinger: gap power plus speed; strong hit tool; little power; can play 2B, 3B, LF, and RF; average defender; strong utility future; 6-0, 170 pounds (2013: .403/.450/.511 – 19 BB/12 K – 8/10 SB – 186 AB)
  455. Oregon State JR SS/3B Kavin Keyes: average hit tool; good defensive tools; average speed plays up; average arm; 5-11, 200 pounds (2011: .313/.372/.385 – 18 BB/35 K – 182 AB) (2012: .232/.319/.299 – 19 BB/27 K – 177 AB – 3/4 SB) (2013: .312/.392/.424 – 18 BB/28 K – 2/2 SB – 170 AB)
  456. Stanford JR SS/2B Lonnie Kauppila: plus defender at second, very good at short; like the bat a lot, but more inconsistent as expected as an amateur; average at best speed; 6-0, 175 pounds (2011: .307/.350/.385 – 12 BB/25 K – 205 AB) (2012: .280/.339/.350 – 10 BB/15 K – 100 AB – 0/0 SB) (2013: .280/.381/.331 – 17 BB/20 K – 3/4 SB – 118 AB)
  457. East Carolina JR SS Jack Reinheimer: really good glove; strong arm; average speed, maybe a touch more; 6-0, 180 pounds (2011: .311/.385/.330 – 25 BB/29 K – 212 AB) (2012: .294/.345/.374 – 15 BB/28 K – 238 AB – 9/10 SB) (2013: .267/.354/.335 – 30 BB/42 K – 10/13 SB – 221 AB)
  458. down; 6-1, 185 pounds (2011: 5.94 K/9 | 83.1 IP) (2012: 4.63 K/9 | 2.15 BB/9 | 4.31 FIP | 79.2 IP) (2013: 9.20 K/9 | 1.84 BB/9 | 3.18 FIP | 44 IP)
  459. Tulane SR RHP Tyler Mapes: 89-93 FB, 94 peak; plus SL; good CU; 6-1, 190 pounds (2012: 8.10 K/9 | 2.70 BB/9 | 4.32 FIP | 33.1 IP) (2013: 11.32 K/9 | 2.61 BB/9 | 2.94 FIP | 10.1 IP)
  460. Oregon State JR LHP Ben Wetzler: 87-93 FB, 95 peak; good kCB; average SL; good CU that has improved a lot; 2013: 85-88 FB, 90 peak; 85-86 cutter; 78 CU; average 76-81 SL; 6-1, 210 pounds (2011: 6.92 K/9 | 67.2 IP) (2012: 6.90 K/9 | 3.63 BB/9 | 3.93 FIP | 101.2 IP) (2013: 8.23 K/9 | 2.63 BB/9 | 3.71 FIP | 82 IP)
  461. Oregon State SR RHP Tony Bryant: 87-90 FB, 92-94 peak in HS days; only in the mid-80s (88/89 peak) my last look; very good CU that flashes plus; leans on CU heavily; still more projectable than most senior signs; improved SL; 6-7, 220 pounds (2011: 7.80 K/9 | 47.1 IP) (2012: 10.57 K/9 | 2.35 BB/9 | 3.68 FIP | 30.2 IP) (2013: 8.51 K/9 | 4.11 BB/9 | 3.09 FIP | 30.2 IP)
  462. Wichita State JR RHP Brandon Peterson: 90-93 FB, 95 peak; good SL; CU; 6-1, 200 pounds (2013: 9.68 K/9 | 3.38 BB/9 | 3.04 FIP | 40 IP)
  463. Clemson JR RHP Matt Campbell: 88-92 FB; really good SL/CB; emerging CU; good athlete; iffy control; 5-11, 200 pounds (2011: 10.03 K/9 | 23.1 IP) (2012: 11.01 K/9 | 3.55 BB/9 | 3.01 FIP | 25.1 IP) (2013: 11.89 K/9 | 3.86 BB/9 | 2.98 FIP | 28 IP)
  464. Louisiana State JR RHP Will LaMarche: 93-95 FB, 97 peak; good 78-80 CB; emerging CU; SL flashes plus; Long Beach State transfer; TJ surgery survivor; 6-3, 220 pounds (2013: 9.12 K/9 | 4.38 BB/9 | 3.41 FIP | 24.2 IP)
  465. Louisville rSO LHP Kyle McGrath: 87-89 FB, 91 peak; flashes plus CB; Eastern Kentucky transfer; 6-3, 160 pounds (2013: 9.19 K/9 | 2.87 BB/9 | 4.14 FIP | 47 IP)
  466. Florida JR RHP Keenan Kish: 88-92 FB; good SL; 74-75 CB; 78-80 CU; has been up to 90-94 with plus sink; injured in 2013 and likely to return to school in 2014; 6-4, 200 pounds (2012: 9.88 K/9 | 1.65 BB/9 | 3.09 FIP | 27.1 IP)
  467. Seton Hall JR RHP Brian Gilbert: 99-92 FB, 93 peak; flashed above-average SL; 6-1, 200 pounds (2012: 5.80 K/9 | 3.26 BB/9 | 4.43 FIP | 49.2 IP) (2013: 9.06 K/9 | 4.07 BB/9 | 3.58 FIP | 48.2 IP)
  468. Oklahoma JR LHP Billy Waltrip: 88-92 FB, 94-95 peak; good 81-84 SL, flashes plus; above-average CB; shows CU; Seminole State CC transfer; 6-2, 215 pounds (2013: 11.29 K/9 | 7.36 BB/9 | 3.17 FIP | 36.2 IP)
  469. SS Brody Weiss (Regis Jesuit HS, Colorado): good defensive tools; interesting bat; some pop
  470. SS Brantley Bell (Mountain Pointe HS, Arizona): good defender; good arm; like his swing; 6-2, 180 pounds
  471. SS/2B Andrew Rosa (Owasso HS, Oklahoma): good arm; gap power; great instincts; good athlete; 6-2, 180 pounds
  472. SS Taylor Snyder (Salem Hills HS, Utah): average upside with bat; some pop; average at best glove; average speed; 6-2, 160 pounds
  473. SS Tyler Wade (Murrieta Valley HS, California): good defender; above-average arm; above-average speed; chance for average hit tool; not a ton of power; 6-1, 180 pounds
  474. UC Riverside SR RHP Trevor Frank: 90-93 FB, 94-96 peak; really good split-CU; average SL, flashes better; keeps the ball
  475. St. Joseph’s JR RHP Jimmy Yacabonis: 90-94 FB, 95-96 peak; really good SL when on, flashes plus; super raw; major control issues; improved command; 6-4, 200 pounds (2012: 7.50 K/9 | 10.50 BB/9 | 3.42 FIP | 18 IP) (2013: 12.11 K/9 | 5.30 BB/9 | 2.15 FIP | 35.2 IP)
  476. RHP Joe O’Donnell (Hoggard HS, North Carolina): 85-91 FB, 93-95 peak; plus athlete; FAVORITE; 6-3, 185 pounds
  477. RHP Cheyne Bickel (Palm Beach Gardens HS, Florida): 86-91 FB, 92 peak; good 72-77 CB; 80-81 CU; 6-2, 230 pounds
  478. RHP Bryce Wellborn (The Woodlands HS, Texas): 88-92 FB, 94 peak; 78-80 CB
  479. North Florida JR RHP Tyler Moore: 90-92 FB; plus 76-78 breaking ball; emerging CU; 6-3, 200 pounds (2011: 7.99 K/9 | 59.2 IP) (2012: 10.03 K/9 | 2.73 BB/9 | 3.51 FIP | 79 IP) (2013: 10.32 K/9 | 1.59 BB/9 | 2.83 FIP | 11.1 IP)
  480. South Alabama JR RHP Dylan Stamey: 90-92 FB, 94-95 peak; improved SL; 6-2, 185 pounds (2013: 15.43 K/9 | 2.17 BB/9 | 2.66 FIP | 37.1 IP)
  481. North Florida SR RHP Kyle Westwood: 88-93 FB, 94-95 peak; good CU; CB; 6-3, 190 pounds (2011: 7.45 K/9 | 58 IP) (2012: 7.67 K/9 | 2.00 BB/9 | 4.18 FIP | 85.2 IP) (2013: 10.11 K/9 | 1.73 BB/9 | 3.88 FIP | 62.1 IP)
  482. Franklin Pierce LHP Steven Hathaway: 89-94 FB, 95-96 peak; 71-77 CB flashes plus, mostly average or better; low-70s CU; 6-1, 180 pounds (2013: 37 K – 8 BB – 31 IP – 2.90 ERA)
  483. Tampa JR RHP Jon Keller: 90-94 FB,95 peak; emerging SL; low-80s CU; control comes and goes; iffy command; Nebraska transfer; 6-5, 235 pounds (2011: 7.79 K/9 | 64.2 IP) (2013: 47 K – 33 BB – 66 IP – 3.95 ERA)
  484. Seminole State CC SO RHP Garrett Nuss: 88-92 FB, 93-94 peak; flashes plus CB/SL; solid CU; good command; great pitchability; 6-2, 185 pounds; 2012: 87-90 FB; 84-85 SL; plus 70-73 CB; 79 CU; 2013: 88-93 FB, 95 peak; inconsistent 75-79 CB, flashes plus at times; emerging 77-80 CU with average or better upside; (2012: 8.59 K/9 | 4.30 BB/9 | 3.75 FIP | 44 IP) (2013: 60 K – 20 BB – 62.2 IP – 2.59 ERA)
  485. Louisiana State SR RHP Joey Bourgeois: 90-92 FB, 93-94 peak; 91 peak in 2011; good CU; promising 73-79 CB; 6-1, 190 pounds (2012: 10.32 K/9 | 3.44 BB/9 | 2.65 FIP | 34 IP) (2013: 9.28 K/9 | 2.81 BB/9 | 3.78 FIP | 32 IP)
  486. Miami SR RHP Eric Nedeljkovic: good sinking FB, 90-92; good SL; CU; good command; 6-0, 180 pounds (2012: 6.75 K/9 | 2.13 BB/9 | 3.21 FIP | 25.1 IP) (2013: 10.94 K/9 | 1.37 BB/9 | 2.62 FIP | 26.1 IP)
  487. Richmond rSO LHP Chris Bates: 86-89 FB, 92-93 peak; above-average breaking ball; 6-5, 200 pounds (2011: 7.74 K/9 | 47.2 IP) (2013: 9.58 K/9 | 3.92 BB/9 | 3.91 FIP | 41.1 IP)
  488. Purdue rJR RHP Brad Schreiber: 90-92 FB, 94-96 peak that moves a ton; 73-75 CB with upside; TJ survivor; 6-4, 235 pounds (2011: 9.32 K/9 | 47.1 IP) (2013: 9.18 K/9 | 5.94 BB/9 | 5.15 FIP | 50 IP)
  489. Appalachian State SR LHP Rob Marcello: 90-93 FB, 94-95 peak; flashes plus SL; control an issue; 6-3, 250 pounds (2012: 5.20 K/9 | 3.25 BB/9 | 4.28 FIP | 83 IP) (2013: 11.28 K/9 | 8.06 BB/9 | 2.22 FIP | 22.1 IP)
  490. Salt Lake CC FR RHP/OF Connor Williams: 94-96 FB; flashes good breaking ball; plus speed; plus range; big raw power; plus arm strength; 6-3, 185 pounds
  491. Middle Georgia JC SO RHP/3B Blake Shouse: 90-94 FB, 95 peak; sinker; flashes plus 80-82 CB; good CU; fresh arm; great athlete; good speed; good approach; plus defensive tools; can handle some SS; plus arm; FAVORITE; 6-1, 180 pounds
  492. RHP John Pomeroy (Mossyrock HS, Washington): 89-91 FB, 92-93 peak; 71-75 CB with upside; upper-70s CU; 6-5, 215 pounds
  493. LHP CD Pelham (Lancaster HS, South Carolina): 88-92 FB, 95 peak; 6-4, 210 pounds
  494. LHP Eric Lauer (Midview HS, Ohio): 89-92 FB, 93 peak; CB; CU; really good athlete; 6-3, 185 pounds
  495. LHP Nestor Cortes (Hialeah HS, Florida): 88-92 FB; good upper-70s CU; average low-70s CB
  496. LHP John Parke (Greenville HS, South Carolina): 87-92 FB; interesting CB; 78-80 CU; 6-4, 200 pounds
  497. RHP Ryan Olson (Western Christian HS, California): 88-92 FB with plus sink; good 79-82 SL; iffy 76-78 CB; good 81-82 CU; 6-2, 180 pounds
  498. RHP AJ Bogucki (Boyertown HS, Pennsylvania): 85-90 FB, 91-92 peak; 72-75 CB; average 80-82 SL; upper-70s CU; 6-3, 200 pounds
  499. Virginia JR RHP Artie Lewicki: low-90s FB; good SL; Summer 2012: 93-94 FB, 96 peak; plus 82-84 SL; 73-75 CB; CU; missed 2013 season after TJ surgery; 6-3, 200 pounds; (2011: 10.61 K/9 | 9.1 IP) (2012: 6.14 K/9 | 2.43 BB/9 | 4.19 FIP | 77.2 IP)
  500. RHP Tyler Viza (Desert Vista HS, Arizona): 87-90 FB, 92 peak; good 78-82 SL/cutter, also called CB; good 78-80 CU with sink; good command; 6-4, 200 pounds
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