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2011 Draft Sleepers, Part One

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There are a lot of players that get drafted after the 10th round that could grow into prospects for one reason or another. It is a small percentage of the players and the average fan won't know these names. These are the guys that caught my eye for one reason or another. Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Cody Geyer , RHP , Arizona Diamondbacks
Bats, Throws: Right , Right
Age, DOB: 19 , 5/4/1992
Height, Weight: 5'11" , 215
Round, School: 14 , Walters State CC

Scouting Report: Geyer can throw in the low 90's but doesn't have much else. I liked him better as a hitter but he has some potential on the mound.

Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Joseph Loftus , OF , Arizona Diamondbacks
Bats, Throws: Right , Right
Age, DOB: 22 , 8/7/1989
Height, Weight: 6'03" , 210
Round, School: 46 , Vanderbilt

Scouting Report: Didn't play a lot at Vandy but has a lot of raw power. He is a decent athelte who could be an average RF if everything clicks.

Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Navery Moore , P , Atlanta Braves
Bats, Throws: Right , Right
Age, DOB: 21 , 8/10/1990
Height, Weight: 6'02" , 212
Round, School: 14 , Vanderbilt

Scouting Report: Moore has a lot of potential but hasn't pitched enough to realize it. Pro ball could do wonders for his growth to realizing his potential.

Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Seth Moranda , RHP/SS , Atlanta Braves
Bats, Throws: Right , Right
Age, DOB: 19 , 9/26/1992
Height, Weight: 6'01" , 190
Round, School: 11 , Clovis CA Buchanan

Scouting Report: With good actions at SS and a solid arm, it could lead to good things but he may have a better future on the mound. We will see.

Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Jackson Laumann , 1B , Atlanta Braves
Bats, Throws: Right , Right
Age, DOB: 18 , 9/21/1993
Height, Weight: 6'3" , 220
Round, School: 31 , Boone County Florence KY

Scouting Report: Laumann is a big guy with power potential. Right handed power isn't easy to find so he could be interesting to watch.

Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Zach Davies , P , Baltimore Orioles
Bats, Throws: Right , Right
Age, DOB: 18 , 2/7/1993
Height, Weight: 6' , 150
Round, School: 26 , Mesquite (Gilbert, Ariz.)

Scouting Report: At 6', 150 LBS, Davies looks like he should be going to junior high but he is a good athlete and has 4 pitches that could be average.

Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Matt Spalding , P , Boston Red Sox
Bats, Throws: Right , Right
Age, DOB: 18 , 10/22/1992
Height, Weight: 6' , 190
Round, School: 29 , St. Xavier, Louisville, KY

Scouting Report: Spalding is a solidly built athlete that has a low to mid 90's fastball. With his atheleticism, he could be a rising prospect. He may profile best as a reliever though.

Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Braden Kapteyn , P/1B , Boston Red Sox
Bats, Throws: Right , Right
Age, DOB: 22 , 9/28/1989
Height, Weight: 6'4" , 220
Round, School: 15 , Kentucky

Scouting Report: Kapteyn has big power potential, at 1B and on the mound. He has a quiet approach and good poise at the plate. He was drafted as a 1B but if that doesn't work, he could have a shot on the mound. His slider is a plus pitch at times.

Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Nick Moore , 3B , Boston Red Sox
Bats, Throws: Both , Right
Age, DOB: 18 , 12/9/1992
Height, Weight: 6'02" , 200
Round, School: 30 , Brookwood HS (GA)

Scouting Report: Moore is a stocky, athletic player that could develop solid to above average power.

Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Shawon Dunston , OF , Chicago Cubs
Bats, Throws: Left , Right
Age, DOB: 18 , 2/5/1993
Height, Weight: 6'2" , 170
Round, School: 11 , Valley Christian (San Jose, Calif.)

Scouting Report: Dunston has great bloodlines but not any huge tools. He is a speedy player and could have an average bat.

Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Dillon Maples , P , Chicago Cubs
Bats, Throws: Right , Right
Age, DOB: 19 , 5/9/1992
Height, Weight: 6'3" , 195
Round, School: 14 , Pinecrest HS, Southern Pines, N.C.

Scouting Report: Maples has a low 90's fastball and a sharp slider. He needs some polish but he has a lot of potential.

Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Roderick Shoulders , 1B , Chicago Cubs
Bats, Throws: Left , Right
Age, DOB: 20 , 9/26/1991
Height, Weight: 6'2" , 225
Round, School: 25 , State College of Florida

Scouting Report: Rock Shoulders is a power hitter. That's about it. He can crush the ball and his value will be tied to his bat.

Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Austin Urban , P , Chicago Cubs
Bats, Throws: Left , Right
Age, DOB: 19 , 7/8/1992
Height, Weight: 6'1" , 185
Round, School: 41 , Des Moines Area CC

Scouting Report: Urban has a solid fastball and the makings of two average pitches in his slider and change. He has a fresh arm and could take off with pro instruction.

Top Prospects
Name, Position, Team: Trey Martin , CF , Chicago Cubs
Bats, Throws: Right , Right
Age, DOB: 18 , 12/11/1992
Height, Weight: 6'02" , 188
Round, School: 13 , Brookwood HS (GA)

Scouting Report: Martin in an above average CF right now but isn't a great hitter yet. He needs to add strength to become a good prospect.