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The 2006 Draft Class

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I'll update this as signings happen, and leave a permanent link on the sidebar.

1S. LHP David Huff, UCLA (Unsigned)
2006 Stats: 129.2 IP, 2.98 ERA, 121 H, 100 SO, 27 BB
Scouting Report: Fastball in the high 80s, an outstanding changeup, decent command, late sinking movement on his fastball.

2. RHP Steven Wright, Hawaii (Signed)
2006 Stats: 109.2 IP, 2.30 ERA, 80 H, 123 SO, 19 BB
Scouting Report: Fastball in the low 90s (though he threw faster as a reliever). His best pitch is his slider, which is a plus pitch. If the Indians move him to the bullpen, he could move quickly.

2. 2B Josh Rodriguez, Rice (Signed)
2006 Stats: 234 AB, .346/.448/.573, 38 SO, 48 BB
Scouting Report: A former shortstop, moved to third base (not second, as I had written before) this season. Arm can play anywhere in the infield, though his range might not be good enough for shortstop. Had elbow issues this season. Has gap power and good plate discipline. I'm assuming the Indians view him as a second baseman.

2. 3B Wes Hodges, Georgia Tech (Unsigned)
2006 Stats: 205 AB, .337/.426/.590, 47 SO, 29 BB
Scouting Report: Was ranked much higher at the beginning of the season, but slipped due to injuries. A calf injury looks to have affected his range this season at third. The Indians are gambling that he'll return to his previous form once he's completely healthy.

2S. C Matt McBride, Lehigh (Signed)
2006 Stats: 211 AB, .417/.453/.578, 15 SO, 21 BB
Scouting Report: Probably the best college catcher available, which makes this a nice pick. McBride has a quick release, good range behind the plate, and has some speed. Overall, a solid combination of offense and defense.

3. SS Adam Davis, Florida (Signed)
2006 Stats: 224 AB, .295/.398/.424, 47 SO, 34 BB
Scouting Report: Probably projects at second base, as his range might not be good enough at short. He's a switch-hitter, but doesn't have a lot of power.

4. LHP Ryan Morris, S. Mecklenburg HS, NC (Signed)
Scouting Report: The first prep player taken by the Indians, Morris is pretty tall for a left-hander (6'3"). Fastball in high 80s, and good slider.

5. RHP Chris Archer, Clayton HS, NC (Signed)
Scouting Report: Fastball in the low 90s, but little movement. Good slider. Should sign.

6. RHP Austin Creps, Texas A&M (Signed)
2006 Stats: 59.2 IP, 2.20 ERA, 54 H, 51 SO, 13 BB

7. C Robert Alcombrack, Bear River HS, CA (Signed)
Scouting Report: Looks to be the starting catcher for the Indians' new GCL affiliate.

8. RHP Mike Eisenberg, Marietta (Signed)
2006 Stats: 115.0 IP, 1.33 ERA, 70 H, 138 SO, 35 BB
Scouting Report: Eisenberg was the winning pitcher  for Marietta in the Division III Championship Game.

9. 2B Jared Goedert, Kansas State (Signed)
2006 Stats: 184 AB, .337/.466/.609, 13 SO, 28 BB

10. RHP Paulo Espino, The Pendleton School, FL (Unsigned)

The rest of the selections:

11. C Kelly Edmundson, Tennessee (Signed)
12. RHP Dan Frega (Signed), Illinois State (Signed)
13. RHP Brant Rustich, UCLA
14. LHP William Delage (Signed), Lamar
15. LHP Matt Meyer, Boston College
16. OF Stephen Douglas, E Tennessee State (Signed)
17. RHP Kyle Harper, Orange Coast CC
18. OF Daryl King, Benica HS, CA (Signed)
19. RHP Josh Tomlin, Texas Tech (Signed)
20. RHP Vinnie Pestano, Cal State Fullerton
21. LHP John Gaub, Minnesota
22. SS Charles Hargis, E Tennessee State (Signed)
23. LHP Derrick Loop, Cal State LA (Signed)
24. 1B Christopher Nash, Johnson County CC
25. RHP Alex Jordan, Cypress JC
26. RHP Ty Prior, Tennessee
27. OF Chris Roberts, West HS, WI
28. 3B Dustin Realini, Santa Clara (Signed)
29. RHP Thomas Benton
30. LHP Brett Carlin, Fullerton JC (Signed)
31. 2B Easton Gust, Cottonwood HS, UT
32. 2B David Uribes, Pepperdine
33. OF Jarett Jackson, Jeffeson HS, WA
34. RHP Michael Bolsinger, McKinney North HS, TX
35. LHP Alan Brech, Bowling Green (Signed)
36. LHP Ryan Miller, Blinn JC
37. 2B Brett Kinning, Arkansas State (Signed)
38. RHP Nathan Bunton, Midland Lutheran College (Signed)
39. LHP Jimmy Brettl, Cal State Northridge (Signed)
40. C Josh Yates, Arkansas State
41. C Kyle Paul, Vernon HS, TX
42. OF Roderick Barcelo, Rivera HS, PR
43. RHP Mike Pontius, Holt HS, MO
44. RHP Brad Reid, Decatur HS, WA
45. OF Zach Barger, Grossmont JC
46. RHP Daniel Miltenberger, UCLA (Signed)
47. OF Eric McKinney, Spiro HS, OK
48. RHP Travis Turek, Santa Barbara HS, CA
49. RHP Ryan Mottern, Oklahoma
50. 3B Vinnie Catricala, Jesuit HS, CA