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Area Code Games - Top Prospects
Perfect Game Staff        
Published: Thursday, August 15, 2002

Top Prospects

Class of 2003, 2004 and 2005 

Top 50 "2003" prospects
1. Jared Hughes RHP 6'6/215 R/R Margarita Laguna Niguel, CA
Low to better 90s with good arm action. Big time power pitching prospect. Could go very early next June.
2. James Houser LHP 6'5/180 L/L Sarasota Sarasota, FL
Solid 89-91 with life. Sharp breaking ball and good command.
3. Ryan Sweeney P/OF 6'5/200 L/L Xavier Cedar Rapids, IA
2-way high level prospect. Threw high 80s with outstanding breaking ball and command. One of the top hitters in Long Beach.
4. Ryan Smith RHP 6'4/195 R/R Enumclaw Enumclaw, WA
Outstanding arm! Sinking 90-93 fastballs. The real deal!
5. Craig Whitaker RHP 6'4/180 R/R Lufkin Lufkin, TX
Tall, lean RHP with great stuff. 91-94 fastball with life.
6. Colin Curtis OF 6'0/190 L/L Issaquah Sammamish, WA
Outstanding centerfielder with plus tools. Top hitting prospect, too.
7. Brennan Boesch 1B 6'3/195 L/L Harvard Los Angeles, CA
Athlete with big time hitting skills. Too good to play 1B…. OF?
8. Dallas Buck RHP 6'2/190 R/R Newberg Newberg, OR
87-90 with big time slider with command.
9. Brant Rustich RHP 6'5/210 R/R Grossmont El Cajon, CA
Big RHP with plus fastball. Might throw mid 90s on a good day.
10. Richie Lentz P/OF 6'2/200 R/R Woodinville Woodinville, WA
2-way high level prospect. Was better at Tropicana on the mound, but hit well in Long Beach.
11. Scott Maine LHP 6'3/170 L/L Dwyer Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Tall lefty with fast arm. High 80s low 90s and good breaking ball.
12. Cain Byrd RHP 6'3/185 R/R Southwood Shreveport, LA
Projectable RHP, low 90s with life and potential plus curve ball.
13. JoJo Reyes LHP 6'2/215 L/L Riverside Poly Riverside, CA
Power lefty, low 90s with breaking ball.
14. Donald Veal LHP 6'2/180 L/L Buena Hereford, AZ
Great athletic baseball body and 90+ fastball. Extremely projectable lefty!
15. Lance Zawadzki SS 5'11/180 B/R St John's Ashland, MA
Big time bat from both sides. Good actions and strong arm.
16. Quentin Andes RHP 6'2/185 R/R Cibola Albuquerque, NM
3 good pitches including 90 mph fastball.
17. Robert Valido INF 6'1/180 R/R Coral Park Miami, FL
Average runner with good tools. Big arm and makes it look easy at SS.
18. Mark Krampitz RHP 6'1/185 R/R Sealy Sealy, TX
Threw lights out! Low 90s fastball and nice slider/slurve with fast arm.
19. Sean Rodriguez INF 6'1/175 R/R Coral Park Miami, FL
One of best position arms in the nation and good actions. Will go as far as the bat takes him.
20. Dylan Gonzalez RHP 6'3/175 B/R Am. Heritage Weston, FL
High 80s to 91 fastball with good command. Good Change up!
21. Sean Henry IF/OF 6'0/160 R/R Amijo Suisun City, CA
Speed player with much more. Shows hitting ability.
22. Blair Erickson RHP 6'1/195 R/R Jesuit Fair Oaks, CA
Very fast, fluid arm produces low 90s velocity.
23. Adam Hale OF 6'3/195 L/R Bellaire Bellaire, TX
Big arm and outstanding power hitting potential.
24. Jim West RHP 6'2/185 R/R River Valley Ft Monroe, AZ
Clean delivery produces 90-92 fastball.
25. Kyle McCulloch P/SS 6'2/170 R/R Bellaire Houston, TX
Athletic player who throws 90+ from the hill.
26. Jordan Mayer P/1B 6'3/215 R/R Alexandria Alexandria, LA
Big strong 2-way guy. Plus raw power at the plate and throws a heavy 90+ heater.
27. Xavier Paul OF 5'11/195 R/R Slidell Slidell, LA
Big time arm from both the outfield and mound. Runs well and if he hits, he will stir up a lot of interest.
28. Jim Rapoport OF 6'0/170 L/L Chaminade Westlake, CA
Athlete, speed, can hit, good player!
29. Daric Barton C 5'11/195 L/R Marina Huntington Bch, CA
Maybe the #1 catcher in Long Beach. Can really hit, too!
30. Robbie Wooley RHP 6'1/185 R/R Taylor Kokomo, IN
Power RHP up to 93, with sharp breaking ball at times.
31. PJ Zocchi RHP 5'11/185 R/R Iona Prep Bronx, NY
Small, but plus arm strength. Threw 90-94 heater and showed good spin on the curve.
32. DJ Lewis OF 6'0/190 R/R San Fernando N Hollywood, CA
Athlete, one of the best hitters in Long Beach.
33. Greg Moviel LHP 6'6/225 L/L St. Ignatius Berea, OH
Big lefty with 90 mph arm.
34. Darrel Maday RHP 6'2/215 R/R Westosha Bristol. WI
90+ fastball, big strong guy.
35. Matt Foust RHP 6'2/215 R/R Blue Valley Overland Park, KS
Showed power arm. Up to 91 and more in there.
36. Christian Vitters 3B 6'2/180 L/R Cypress Anaheim, CA
Good defensive 3B who can hit.
37. Tom Hawk RHP 6'3/215 R/R Cabrillo Lompoc, CA
Nice easy arm action with 90 fastball. Nasty forkball!
38. Daniel Perales OF 6'0/170 L/L Mater Dei Orange, CA
Solid across the board. Good hitter!
39. Charles Benoit LHP 6'2/240 L/L Carroll Southlake, TX
Very big lefty with a lively fastball and good breaking ball. We've seen him better.
40. Justin Cassell RHP 6'2/190 R/R Chatsworth Northridge, CA
Loose arm, up to 90 in Long Beach.
41. Kyle Kendrick SS/P 6'3/175 R/R Mt Vernon Mt Vernon, WA
Good body and 89 mph fastball. Projects!
42. Jason Donald INF 6'1/185 R/R Buchanan Clovis, CA
Can hit good pitching and much more.
43. Eric Duncan 3B 6'2/195 L/R Seton Hall Florham Park, NJ
Muscular hitting prospect. Hit ropes in Long Beach.
44. John Peabody OF 6'4/215 R/R Rancho Bernardo San Diego, CA
Big strong power prospect.
45. Kyle Parker RHP 6'2/175 R/R West Valley Yakima, WA
Interesting, 89 mph fastball and 78 slurve in Long Beach.
46. Jordan Pratt RHP 6'3/195 R/R Central Monmouth, OR
Power arm in the low 90s.
47. Billy Muldowney RHP/3B 6'1/190 R/R West Chester West Chester, PA
We've seen Muldowney better. He topped at 89 in Long Beach. Good breaking ball.
48. Adam Jones INF 6'1/180 R/R Morris San Diego, CA
Very athletic and can hit.
49. Daniel Bard RHP 6'3/175 R/R Christian Charlotte, NC
We've seen him better, great arm action.
50. Cody Campbell RHP 6'0/200 R/R Capistrano Trabuco Cany, CA
Smaller type power pitcher, low 90s and a good breaking ball.
TOP UNDERCLASSMEN
Top 2004
1. Chuck Lofgren LHP 6'3/180 L/L Serra Burlingame, CA
2. Jason Corder RHP 6'2/180 R/R Capistrano Mission Viejo, CA
3. Jared Kubin 1B 6'3/210 R/R Oakton Oakton, VA
4. Homer Bailey RHP 6'3/170 R/R La Grange La Grange, TX
5. Greg Smith OF/P 6'2/185 B/R Lakeside 9 Miles Falls, WA
6. Brian Van Kirk C 6'1/200 R/R Westminster SW Ranches, FL
7. Scott Elbert LHP 6'2/175 L/L Seneca Seneca, MO
8. Walter Diaz SS 6'0/170 R/R Columbus Miami, FL
9. Alex Garabedian C 6'2/215 R/R Columbus Miami, FL
10. Ramon Carona SS 5'10/165 R/R Gulliver Prep Coral Gables, FL
Top 2005
1. Justin Upton(05) SS 6'1/170 B/R Hickory Chesapeake, VA
2. Trevor Bell (05) OF/P 6'1/180 L/R Valley La Crescenta, CA


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