2004 Astros' First Year Player Draft

added 6/9/2004 by Jeff Schneck

1st Round:
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No Pick due to Andy Pettitte Signing

2nd Round:
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Hunter Pence (LF, 6'4"/200, R/R) from University of Texas at Arlington


Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
Pence, Hunter.... .395 47-44 190 47 75 8 5 8 35 117 .616 15 3 23 3 .441 10-10


Comments/Highlights:


2003: named first team all-SLC as an outfielder
Prior to UTA: Played freshman year at Texarkana Junior College, hitting .395-12-50 with 33 stolen bases...earned All-Conference Region XIV honors at TJC...named to the Dean’s List...a three-sport standout at Arlington High School, where he graduated in 2001... played baseball, football and track...named Offensive MVP for District 8-5A...earned All Dallas/Ft. Worth Area Team honors.
Also: Was named a Baseball American First Team Summer All-American after playing for the Liberal BeeJays of the Jayhawk League. Was named the team MVP after leading the team with a .429 average, four triples, seven home runs, 39 RBIs, 61 hits, 48 runs, 102 total bases, and 143 at-bats. Pence also ranked second on the team with 12 doubles, a .713 slugging percentage and a .481 on-base percentage


Comments from MLB site: VERY TALL, SLENDER TORSO. LONG ARMS. LARGE LEGS. SLIGHTLY OPEN, CROUCHED STANCE. GOOD STRENGTH & ARC IN SWING FOR PWR. SWINGS BAT W/ AUTHORITY, UNDRESSES INFIELDERS. PWR TO ALL FIELDS. ADEQUATE ARM. ATHLETIC ACTIONS IN OF. DIFFERENT LOOKING ATHLETE, BUT HAS STRENGTH & EXTENTION TO HIT & HIT W/ PWR. PLAYS HARD. LEAVES IT ALL ON THE FIELD.



http://utamavs.collegesports.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/pence_hunter00.html


3rd Round:
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Jordan Parraz (CF, 6'3"/220, R/R) from Southern Nevada Community College

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
Jordan Parraz....... .398 44-43 118 28 47 11 0 2 29 64 .542 15 11 20 0 .507 13-18
Player ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO B/Avg
Jordan Parraz....... 3.32 4-2 11 8 1 1/0 1 43.1 36 23 16 26 31 .222

Comments/Highlights:
2003 Pitching: 5-1, 1.12 ERA, 30 SO in 25 IP
2003 Hitting: 420, .786 SLG, 9 HR, 47 RBIs, 49 R, 13 SB
Was Phillies 6th round pick last season (Draft and Follow) and did not sign with them.

4th Round:
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Louis (Lou) Santangelo (C, 6'1"/205, R/R) from Clemson University

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
Santangelo, Lou.. .300 64-64 253 50 76 15 2 18 62 149 .589 31 2 66 3 .378 7-8

Prior to Clemson, played at Seton Hall
Year AVG G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB HBP SF OB% SB
2002* .214 46-44 131 12 28 7 1 1 8 40 12 2 2 .286 2-4
2003* .281 46-43 160 19 45 8 1 2 23 61 11 3 2 .335 5-6
Total .251 92-87 291 31 73 15 2 3 31 101 23 5 4 .313 7-10

COMMENTS FROM MLB SITE: LARGE FRAME, MUSCULAR, STOUT. WEIGHT ROOM STRONG, STURDY. ATHLETIC LOOK. WIDE BACK, THICK LEGS, TONED MIDDLE. SIMILAR TO SCOTT HATTEBERG. SQUARE, WIDE, CROUCH. UP IN BOX. TOE TAPS BACK THEN STRAIGHT STRIDE. AGGRESSIVE HACKS, BATTLES AT PLATE. FAIR BAT SPEED. PHYSICAL STRENGTH FOR WOOD. OCCAISIONAL HITTING ADJUSTMENT. FLASHES LONG BALL. STRONG ARM. HANDS SOFT ENOUGH, AGILE BEHIND DISH. PREMIER POSITION PLYR W/ FUTURE DEFENSIVE TOOLS. COACHABLE, WILL GIVE BEST TO IMPROVE. GOOD INTENSITY FOR GAME.
http://clemsontigers.collegesports.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/santangelo_lou00.html

5th Round:
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Mitch Einerston (CF, 5'10"/178, R/R), Rancho Buena Vista High School

COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: MEDIUM, COMPACT, ATHLETIC FRAME. MUCH STRONGER THAT APPEARS, LEAN MUSCLE TONE. STRONG FOREARMS & WRISTS. TRIM WAIST. AGILE LOWER HALF. SIMILAR TO CRAIG BIGGIO. SEMI-OPEN STANCE. ALERT, 1ST STEP QUICKNESS W/ INSTINCTS IN OF. SOLID HITTING APPROACH. GOOD TRIGGER. SHORT, VERY QUICK, COMPACT STROKE. HARD CONTACT TO ALL FIELDS. SURPRISING POP IN BAT. NEAR PLUS, ACCURATE ARM. AVG SPEED, BETTER UNDERWAY. AGGRESSIVE ON BASE. INTENSE COMPETITOR, SCRAPPY, HARD-NOSE KID.

6th Round:
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Benjarmin Zobrist (SS), Dallas Baptist University

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
Ben Zobrist......... .378 60-60 222 57 84 15 4 8 66 131 .590 29 3 31 1 .448 22-23

Comments/Highlights:
Named All American in 2004.
Named Central Region Player of the Year for 2004.
COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: TALL, WELL PROPORTIONED, ATHLETIC BODY. STRONG, WIDE BACK, SLOPED SHOULDERS. TAPERS TO SMALL WAIST. SIMILAR BODY TO CHIPPER JONES. STRAIGHT AWAY, UPRIGHT STANCE. RELAXED, BALANCED HITTER. USES ALL FIELDS TO HIT FROM BOTH SIDES. LINE DRIVE STROKE. HANDS GO TO BALL. SMOOTH, QUICK-FOOTED SS W/ SOFT HANDS. STRONG, EVEN-STRIDED RUNNER, OCCAISIONAL PLUS SPEED. LIVE BODY, FLEXIBLE MID-INFIELDER. AGILITY TO PLAY ML SS IN FUTURE. AGGRESSIVE PLAYER. ENJOYS THE GAME. PLAYS W/ ENTHUSIASM. DEFENSIVE SKILLS & HITTING ABILITY WILL CARRY HIM TO ML.

7th Round:
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Andrew Alvarado (RHP, 6'4"/220, R/R) Chabot College


8th Round:
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Evan Engelbrook (RHP, 6'8"/225, R/R) Shippensburg University

Player ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO B/Avg
Evan Englebrook..04. 1.78 11-1 13 13 6 2/0 0 86.0 58 21 17 36 113 .190
Evan Englebrook..03. 2.92 6-5 13 13 4 2/0 0 80.0 59 46 26 40 67 .206
Evan Englebrook..02. 5.67 5-1 11 11 60.1 62 47 38 33 59
Evan Englebrook..01. 7.20 0-0 4 0 10.0 10 9 8 7 6

Comments/Highlights:
COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: WELL PROPORTIONED FRAME. LONG LEVERS. LARGE HANDS, LONG FINGERS. LOOSE JOINTED. FULLY MATURED. RESEMBLES JASON JOHNSON. HIGH 3/4 ARM SLOT. SLOW, FULL WIND UP W/ HIGH TUCK. EXCELLENT FRONT & GOOD REAR EXTENTION. COMPACT DELIVERY FOR SIZE W/ GOOD DOWN PLANE TO SMALL TAIL FB, MOST 89-90, CAN REACH FOR EXTRA. WORKS LOW W/ IDEA OF ZONE. LIVE ARM & BODY TO MATCH. WILL NEED PATIENCE WHILE PLAYER DEVELOPS CHANGE & BREAKING PITCH.

9th Round:
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Troy Patton (LHP, S/L) Tomball High School

Stats:
10-0 0.70 ERA in 60.3 innings with 111 strikeouts and 19 walks.

Comments/Highlights:
Threw Perfect Game on 3/26 against Cy Falls
COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: MEDIUM FRAME. BROAD, SLOPED SHOULDERS. LONG TORSO. LEAN, WELL DEFINED, STRONG, OVERALL BUILD. NO WINDUP, HIGH 3/4 - 3/4 DELIVERY W/ A LOT OF EFFORT. FB MOST 90-92 W/ ARMSIDE TAIL, SINK. ABILITY TO DIAL IT UP A NOTCH WHEN NEEDED. MAKINGS OF BIG, SHARP, 3/4 SLIDER W/ DEPTH THROUGH ZONE WHEN ON TOP. AGGRESSIVE. CONFIDENT. CHALLENGES HITTERS. HS LHP W/ QUICK, LIVE ARM. FB, SLIDER SOLID ML PITCHES.

10th Round:
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Eric Cavers (C, 6'1"/205, R/R) Franklin Pierce College

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
Eric Cavers...... .394 53-53 203 59 80 16 5 10 44 136 .670 31 5 29 0 .481 22-26

Comments/Highlights:
http://www.fpc.edu/pages/Athletics/Baseball/Players/cavers.htm

11th Round:
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Jonathan Ash (2B, 5'9"/180, L/R) Stanford University

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
Jonny Ash...04... .372 44-44 183 55 68 6 3 5 35 95 .519 18 9 15 5 .446 2-6
Jonny Ash...03... .314 60-47 194 28 61 11 5 2 33 88 .454 13 3 18 6 .358 1-2
Jonny Ash...02... .250 23-0 24 3 6 0 0 0 6 6 .250 2 1 4 0 .333 0-0
Jonny Ash...01... .327 44-25 110 15 36 10 0 0 24 46 .418 13 4 7 5 .408 0-1

Comments/Highlights:
http://gostanford.collegesports.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/ash_jonny00.html
COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: MEDIUM, COMPACT FRAME. LIVE, ACTIVE BODY. LEAN & WELL DEFINED. BROAD, SLOPPING SHOULDERS. SIMILAR TO EX-MAJOR LEAGUER JOE MORGAN. UPRIGHT STANCE, FRONT SHOULDER TURNED IN, NEAR VERTICAL BAT. ATHLETIC PLAYER W/ SOLID MAKE-UP. SHORT, COMPACT STROKE, LEVEL THRU ZONE, USES WHOLE FIELD. FIELDS PROPER, QUICK HANDS & RELEASE. THROWS AVG & ACCURATE, TURNS DP WELL. RUNS AGGRESSIVE, BETTER UNDERWAY. HEADY, AGGRESSIVE PLAYER W/ PASSION FOR GAME. MAKES HARD CONTACT, RARELY K'S. MAKES ROUTINE PLAYS. PLAYS GAME RIGHT.

12th Round:
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Bryan Tripplett (SS, 5'11"/178, R/R) University of South Carolina

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
Bryan Triplett.04 .272 63-63 250 52 68 22 0 7 34 111 .444 29 7 30 5 .359 6-8
Bryan Triplett.03 .311 65-64 235 39 73 14 1 7 47 110 .468 23 10 29 1 .390 7-9

Comments/Highlights:
He actually played 3B in '04.
http://uscsports.collegesports.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/triplett_bryan00.html

13th Round:
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Chad Reineke (RHP, 6'6"/210, R/R) Miami of Ohio

Player ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO B/Avg
Reineke, Chad.04. 4.42 4-3 31 2 0 0/0 5 53.0 54 30 26 32 51 .266
Reineke, Chad.03. 5.37 3-1 13 9 0 0/0 0 53.2 62 42 32 33 35 .291
Reineke, Chad.02. 4.13 2-2 13 5 0 0/0 0 32.2 38 23 15 20 15 .292

Comments/Highlights:
http://muredhawks.collegesports.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/reineke_chad00.html

14th Round:
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Ole Sheldon (1B, 6'3"/207, R/R) University Oklahoma

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
Sheldon, Ole... .367 62-62 256 48 94 19 3 4 54 131 .512 16 6 19 11 .411 3-4

Comments/Highlights:
http://www.soonersports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=2716&SPID=201&DB_OEM_ID=300&ATCLID=29823&Q_SEASON=2003

15th Round:
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Stephen (Drew) D. Sutton (SS, 6'3"/185, S/R) Baylor University

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
Sutton, Drew.... .304 59-58 227 41 69 10 3 8 40 109 .480 32 0 41 3 .387 2-4

Comments/Highlights:
COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: TALL, WELL PROPORTIONED, ATHLETIC BODY. LONG LIMBED. SMALL WAIST. SIMILAR TO A YOUNG BENJI GIL. STRAIGHT AWAY, UPRIGHT STANCE. PROPER HITTING MECHANICS FROM BOTH SIDES OF PLATE. USES WHOLE FIELD, SPRAYS BALL. SMOOTH DEFENDER, MOVES GRACEFULLY. SOFT HANDS. STRONG ARM. LONG-STRIDED RUNNER, RUNS BETTER 1B-3B. MIDDLE INFIELDER W/ GLIDING, AGILE ACTIONS. ADDED WEIGHT, IMPROVED STRENGTH THIS YR.
http://baylorbears.collegesports.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/sutton_drew00.html

16th Round:
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Garrett Murdy (RHP, 6'4"/220, R/R) Texas A&M Kingsville

Player ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO B/Avg
Garrett Murdy.... 1.88 14-1 19 15 9 1/0 1 115.0 96 32 24 37 158 .229

Comments/Highlights:
Murdy was named Division II Pitcher of the Year ('04)
COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: GOOD BODY. LARGE FRAME. SLOPED SHOULDERS. LEAN, MUSCULAR, STRONG, PROPORTIONED, ATHLETIC BUILD. BODY TYPE SIMILAR KEVIN MILLWOOD. NO WINDUP, HIGH 3/4 DELIVERY. LOOSE, EASY ARM. WORKS PROPER. SOUND DELIVERY MECHANICS. SOLID AVG FB, MOST 88-90. DOWNHILL PLANE. 4-SEAM STRAIGHT. 2-SEAM W/ SINK, TAIL. SLIDER W/ SHARP 3/4 DEPTH WHEN OUT FRONT. CB W/ TIGHT ROTATION, QUICK 12-6 BREAK WHEN ON TOP. K THROWER W/ ALL PITCHES. PLAYER W/ STRONG, DURABLE, PITCHERS BUILD. EASY, LOOSE ARM. NOT OVERPOWERING, BUT SHOWS PITCHABILITY W/ COMMAND OF ALL PITCHES. EXCELLENT WORK ETHIC.

17th Round:
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Wallace Torbert (LF, 6'4"/205, R/R) Faulkner University

Comments/Highlights:
COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: TALL, RANGY BUILD. BROAD SHOULDERS. ROOM TO FILL OUT & GET STRONGER. BUILT LIKE SHAWN GREEN. UPRIGHT, SLIGHTY SPREAD OUT STANCE AT PLATE. GOOD EXTENTION ON SWING, OCCAISIONAL LONG BALL PWR. NEAR AVG ARM STRENGTH W/ ACCURATE. BETTER RUNNER UNDERWAY. SOME RANGE IN OUTF. VERY GOOD ATHLETIC. ATHLETIC W/ TOOLS TO WORK WITH.

18th Round:
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Robert (Chris) Clark (C, 6'3"/200, R/R) Eastern Kentuky University

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
Chris Clark...... .409 47-46 149 47 61 20 0 5 35 96 .644 21 15 29 0 .516 8-9

Comments/Highlights:
http://ekusports.com/bios/baseball/2004/chris_clarkmast.cfm

19th Round:
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Jarred Clark (RHP, 6'4"/195, R/R) Valencia High School

Comments/Highlights:
COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: TALL, LARGE FRAME. WELL PROPORTIONED. BROAD, SQUARE SHOULDERS. TRIM WAIST, HIGH REAR. STRONG, WELL DEFINED LEGS. LONG, LOOSE MUSCLES. NO WINDUP, 3/4 - HIGH 3/4 ARM. BIG HIP TURN, HIGH LEG LIFT. AVG ML FB W/ SINK WHEN DOWN, SMALL TAIL WHEN UP. LATE BREAKING SLIDER W/ GOOD DOWN PLANE. GOOD MOTION ON TAILING, SINKING CHANGEUP. AROUND PLATE W/ PITCHES. AGGRESSIVE, LIKES TO CHALLENGE. COMPETES. HAS SIZE, ARM STRENGTH, SECONDARY PITCHES FOR SUCCESS IN PRO BALL.

20th Round:
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Justin (J.R.) Towles (C, 6'2"/175, R/R) North Central Texas College

Name Ab Avg. R H 2B 3B HR RBI On Base% Field%
Towles 162 .340 41 55 9 4 6 37 53 100

Comments/Highlights:
http://www.nctc.edu/Athletic_programs/baseball/baseballcatchers.htm#towles

21st Round:
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Ryan Reed (RF, 6'4"/210, L/L) Lousiana State University at Eunice J

Player GP GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB SBA
Reed, Ryan 56 54 .302 172 28 52 18 2 2 30 80 .465 11 3 41 2 .347 17 20

COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: ATHLETIC FRAME. LONG ARMS & LEGS. DEFINED WAIST. EXCELLENT BASEBALL BODY. SIMILAR TO EX-MAJOR LEAGUER DAVID JUSTICE. STRAIGHT UP STANCE, FEET CLOSE TOGETHER. GOOD BAT POSITION. QUICK BAT, SHORT TO BALL. WRIST HITTER W/ENOUGH POP TO HIT FOR AVG & PWR IN FUTURE. BALL JUMP OFF BAT. CATCHES BALL EASILY. ON-LINE THROWS. EFFORTLESS STRIDES. RAW TALENT & PHYSICAL TOOLS TO DEVELOP INTO A SOLID PLAYER. CF IS HIS NATURAL POSITION.

22nd Round:
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Matthew Brown (RHP, 6'5"/235, R/R) University of California

Player ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO B/Avg
Matt Brown....... 4.20 3-3 25 5 0 0/0 2 49.1 49 32 23 33 36 .261

Comments/Highlights:
COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: TALL FRAME. SQUARE SHOULDERS. SOLID LEGS. GOOD PITCHERS BODY. SIMILAR TO KERRY WOOD. NO WINDUP, HIGH 3/4 TO OVER HEAD ARM SLOT. LIVE FB, MOSTLY 88-90 W/ GOOD SINK ACTION. SLIDER 78-79, TIGHT ROTATION, GOOD TILT. 3/4 BREAKING ACTION CB . SLIGHT SINK TO CHANGE UP. GREAT SIZE FOR A PITCHER.
http://calbears.collegesports.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/brown_matt00.html

23rd Round:
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Jeffrey Wigdahl (LHP, 6'0"/190, L/L) St. Mary's University

Player ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR B/Avg
Jeff Wigdahl..... 2.11 11-4 17 17 8 6/0 0 111.0 70 30 26 62 154 7 2 3 .183

COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: MEDIUM FRAME. SLOPED SHOULDERS. AVG BUILD. MATURE BODY. NO WIND UP, OVERHEAD DELIVERY. UNORTHODOX DELIVERY W/ EFFORT & DECEPTION. SNEAKY QUICK FB, MOST 87-88 W/ DECEPTION IN DELIVERY. CB BEST PITCH, TIGHT, SHARP, LATE, K-ZONE BITE, POTENTIAL OUT PITCH, PLUS PITCH OCCAISIONALLY. OTHER PITCH, HARD SCREWBALL, GOOD ARMSPEED W/ SINK LIFE. COLLEGE SR. LHP W/ ABILITY TO SPIN CB, POTENTIAL MAJOR LEAGUE OUT PITCH. USES SCREWBALL TO COMPLEMENT STRAIGHT FB. IDEA ON MOUND. KNOWS HOW TO PITCH.

24th Round:
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Brandon Averill (3B, 6'4"/215, R/R) University of California

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
Averill, Brandon. .276 57-49 174 32 48 9 1 8 31 83 .477 17 5 54 5 .354 2-3

COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: TALL, LONG, RAW-BONED FRAME. BROAD BACK, SHOULDERS. LONG ARMS. STRONG, WELL DEFINED LEGS. BUILD SIMILAR TO SEAN CASEY. OPEN STANCE. HANDS LOW, CHEST HIGH, CLOSE TO BODY. STRENGTH TO GENERATE GOOD BAT SPEED. QUICK BAT W/ GOOD EXTENTION. AGGRESSIVE, DISCIPLINED HITTER. MAKES CONSISTENT, HARD CONTACT. LINE DRIVE HITTER W/ PWR TO ALL FIELDS. 1B MAY BE HIS POSITION.
http://uclabruins.collegesports.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/averill_brandon00.html

25th Round:
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Andrew Darnell (RF, 6'1"/215, R/R) Castro Valley High School

26th Round:
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Jared Brite (RHP, 6'4"/230, R/R) Kansas State University

Player ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR B/Avg
Brite, Jared..... 0.96 0-0 7 0 0 0/0 0 9.1 5 4 1 10 11 1 0 0 .156

Comments/Highlights:
http://www.kstatesports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=3231&SPID=222&DB_OEM_ID=400&ATCLID=31731&Q_SEASON=2003

27th Round:
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Casey Brown (RHP, 6'0"/215, R/R) University Of Oklahoma

Player ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO B/Avg
Brown, Casey..04. 4.80 5-4 21 9 0 0/0 0 54.1 60 38 29 23 36 .275
Brown, Casey..03. 4.78 3-1 11 3 0 0/0 0 32.0 31 18 17 11 26 .248

Comments/Highlights:
http://www.soonersports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=2716&SPID=201&DB_OEM_ID=300&ATCLID=9631&Q_SEASON=2003

28th Round:
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Chris Sotro (RHP, 6'1"/205, R/R) California State Poly University

Player ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO
SOTRO, Chris... 3.05 4-2 14 2 0 0/0 1 38.1 28 17 13 22 36

29th Round:
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Brad James (RHP, 6'2"/200, R/R) North Central Texas College

Name W L S ERA Inn BB K Opp.Bat.Avg.
James 6 1 6 2.30 51.7 26 37 .215

Comments/Highlights:
http://www.nctc.edu/Athletic_programs/baseball/baseballcatchers.htm#james

30th Round:
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Brandon (Luke) Barganier (CF, 6'1"/175, L/R) Temple College

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO SB RBI OBP Slg BA
Luke Barganier 45 157 35 46 9 2 5 74 19 23 8 24 .377 .471 .293

31st Round:
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Christopher Uhle (SS, 5'10"/180, R/R) Eastern Illinois University

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
UHLE, Chris.... .300 54-53 220 48 66 16 2 3 31 95 .432 23 5 55 1 .376 9-11

32nd Round:
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Patrick (Neil) Sellers (3B, 6'0"/195, R/R) Eastern Kentucky University

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
Neil Sellers... .351 51-51 205 58 72 18 0 12 63 126 .615 26 7 36 4 .427 7-8

Comments/Highlights:
http://ekusports.com/bios/baseball/2004/neil_sellersmast.cfm

33rd Round:
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James Cooper (CF, 6'3"/185, R/R) Gambling State University

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
COOPER,James... .406 35-35 133 29 54 15 7 3 30 92 .692 15 0 15 2 .460 10-12

34th Round:
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Nicholas (Nick) Cobler (LHP, 6'3"/180, L/L) Strake Jesuit High School

35th Round:
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Kyle Woodruff (RHP, 6'6"/225, R/R) Leland High School (CA)

Comments/Highlights:
8-2 1.05 ERA, 81Ks in 73.1 innings.
Had eligibility problems which caused him to start the season late. Only reason I mention this is it might indicate a better chance of signing if he is not interested in school.

36th Round:
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Anthony L. DeWitt (RHP, 6'1"/225, R/R) University of Southern Mississippi

Player ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO B/Avg
Anthony DeWitt.04 4.80 10-3 17 17 0 0/0 0 93.2 103 59 50 35 68 .276
Anthony Dewitt.03 3.31 8-2 15 15 0 0/0 0 89.2 99 47 33 19 50 .284
Anthony Dewitt.01 6.08 1-4 14 1 0 0/1 0 26.2 30 20 18 9 15 .286

Comments/Highlights:
2002 stats not available on college site.
http://www.southernmiss.com/sports/baseball/rosters/displayPlayer.asp?PLAYER_ID=2763

37th Round:
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Bradley M. Chedister (RHP, 6'5"/220, R/R) Louisiana Tech University

Comments/Highlights:
Was 10th round pick by Houston in 2002.

38th Round:
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Brandon Todd (RHP, 6'1"/205, R/R) Central Florida Community College

Player ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO B/Avg
Brandon Todd.... 5.61 1-2 10 5 0 0/0 2 33.2 40 21 21 20 26 .299

39th Round:
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Zachary D. Williams (RHP, 6'4"/210, R/R) Lindsay High School (Ok)

Comments/Highlights:
COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: EXTRA-LARGE FRAME. TALL, SUPPLE, WELL PROPORTIONED, PITCHER'S BUILD. SIMILAR BODY TYPE AS BRADEN LOOPER. NO WIND UP, 3/4 DELIVERY, FAIR MECHANICS. LOOSE ARM, PROPER ACTION. FB VELOCITY OCCAISIONAL ABOVE AVG, SINKS OR RUNS IN ON RHH. CB MOSTLY SLURVE-TYPE BREAK. SHOWS STRAIGHT CHANGE UP, OCCAISIONAL SINK. PHYSICALLY IMPRESSIVE. FB POTENTIAL W/ SLIDER TYPE CB. CHANGE UP WILL IMPROVE. SINKER, SLIDER FUTURE AS A MAJOR LEAGUE PITCHER.

40th Round:
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Dane K. Ponciano (C, 5'11"/195, S/R) Mt. Miguel High School (Ca)

41st Round:
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Casey L. McCleskey (CF, 6'2"/185, R/R) Burkburnett High School (Tx)

42nd Round:
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Joshua (Josh) P. Smith (RHP, 6'5"/220, R/R) Riverside Community College

Name ERA G GS W/L IP H AB TBF R ER HR SAC HB BB INT SO WP BK GF SB CS CG SHO SV Opp BA
Josh Smith..03. 1.72 3 3 3-0 15.2 15 63 74 7 3 0 1 3 7 0 16 0 0 1 7 2 1 0 0 .238

Comments/Highlights:
I found it interesting that I can find '03 numbers, but not '04. (injured???)
Was drafted in the 29th Round in '03.

43rd Round:
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Thomas (Tommy) S. Rafferty (RF, 6'1"/165, R/R) Temple College

Player G IP R ER H 2B 3B HR BB HB SO WP W L Sv Sho ERA
Tommy Rafferty 10 23.2 17 10 25 14 5 1 2 1 20 1 1 2 2 0 3.80
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO Sh SF SB RBI OBP Slg BA
Tommy Rafferty 32 86 14 27 3 0 0 30 11 26 3 0 4 15 .398 .349 .314

44th Round:
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Vladimir Frias (SS, 6'2"/160, S/R) Chipola Junior College

45th Round:
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Christopher (Chris) M. Siewert (SS, 6'0"/190, R/R) Southern Nevada

Player AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SB-ATT
Chris Siewert.... .308 50-43 130 19 40 7 1 1 23 52 .400 9 3 27 0 .366 6-10

46th Round:
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Anthony G. Adler (RHP, 6'3"/190, R/R) University of Texas at Dallas

Player ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO B/Avg
Anthony Adler.... 1.99 8-0 11 10 5 2/0 0 68.0 62 23 15 13 60 .246

47th Round:
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Corey Bass (RHP, 6'3"/205, R/R) Pearl River Community College (Miss)

48th Round:
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Eric L. Epperson (CF, 6'0"/165, L/R) Arlington Heights High School

49th Round:
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Matthew Gardner (C, 6'2"/215, R/R) Andrews High School

COMMENT FROM MLB SITE: STRONG, WELL PROPORTIONED, ATHLETIC BODY. ROUNDED SHOULDERS. LONG ARMS. WELL DEFINED, MUSCULAR THIGHS. BODY TYPE LIKE GREG MYERS. SLIGHTLY OPEN, SEMI-CROUCHED STANCE. PITCHING & CATCHING FOR H.S. TEAM. POWERFUL ARCING SWING W/ GOOD STRENGTH & BAT QUICKNESS, BALL JUMPS. GOOD RECEIVER W/ STRONG HANDS. QUICK RELEASE W/ ON-LINE ACCURACY. STRONG, ATHLETIC RUNNER. RUNS BETTER UNDERWAY. GOOD SIZE & STRENGTH.

50th Round:
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Victor Ferrante (RHP, 6'3"/215, R/R) Solano Junior College

Comments/Highlights:
Was selected by Astros in 38th Round in '03.
7-1, 2.15 ERA and 102Ks in 62 Innings in '03 (High School).



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