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2008 Draft: Final Picks Of Day One

Quick recap of each pick:

No. 102
Vance Worley (RHP, Cal State Long Beach): A junior at CSLB, Worley is a big righty with a good low-90s fastball and sweeping curve.

No. 110
Jonathan Pettibone (RHP, Esperanza HS): Committed to USC, he was a dominating pitcher in high school, leading his league in strikeouts.

No. 136
Trevor May (RHP, Kelso HS): The 6’5″ right-hander was No. 99 in Rivals.com’s high school prep list.

No. 166
Jeremy Hamilton (1B, Wright State): The 185-pound left-hander was the Horizon League Player of the Year and a Golden Spikes finalist. Also played for USA Baseball and is an avid bowler. Pretty good hitter but really good defender.

No. 196
Colby Shreve (RHP, College of Southern Nevada): The 6’5″, 215-pound righty is a “work in progress” and can throw up to 96 mph. He just had Tommy John surgery.

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  1. Phil

    June 5, 2008 at 7:48 pm

    Yay some pitchers!!!

  2. Geoff

    June 5, 2008 at 10:25 pm

    looks like theyre looking for two or three of these pitchers to make it. looks like hewitt and collier will eventually be good players. when? who knows

  3. mike

    June 6, 2008 at 3:36 am

    Pitchers finally, maybe pettibone will replace gordon :). Cause we all know gordon sucks….but what about the kid who blew out his elbow. give it to the phillies to always pick up one possible weak link :p

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