Eligible Canadians for the 2008 MLB Draft

BOB ELLIOTT -- Sun Media

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Pos./Name
Home Town
Height/Weight
School/Team(s)
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1. C-3B Brett Lawrie
Langley, BC
6'0", 190 lbs.
Langley Blaze/Can. Youth Team/Braves Scout Team
Perfect Game's 14th best at Area Codes in Long Beach, 34th best at East Coast Showcase in Lakeland, Hit .500 in Marietta, Ga. 6.75 60
68th on PG's top 700 HS list
2. RHP Stosh Wawrzasek
Langley, BC
6'1", 218 lbs.
Langley Blaze/Can. Youth Team
Impressed at Cincinnati, named among top 10 arms, 94 MPH, Heavy fastball, Has a strike out the side attitude
Ranked 244th on Perfect Game's top 700 high school list
3. INF Carter Bell
Courtney, BC
6'2", 180 lbs.
Parksville Royals/Can. Youth Team
Top SS award winner at America's Worlds Qualifier in Mexico, Bell, .411, 9 extra-base hits for Royals
443rd on PG's top 700
4. 1B David Van Ostrand
Richmond, BC
6'7", 225 lbs.
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo University/San Luis Obispo Blues
Power to all fields, more than brother Jimmy (Astros), .430-7-30, In summer ball: .305, 16 extra-base hits, 44 RBIs
Baseball America's 8th best prospect in California, 13th best by PG, all-state at Allan Hancock JC
5. RHP Brad Furdal
Ancaster, Ont.
6'2" 180 lbs.
Inter-County Terriers/Can. Youth Team
Impressed every stop with the Terriers and Team Canada
361st on PG's top 700, 80th best at East Coast
6. RHP Jordan Meaker
Burlington, Ont./Flower Mound, Tx.
6'6" 225 lbs.
Dallas Baptist University/Cotuit Kettlers
6-3, 3.93 in 15 GS, 30 BBs, 76 Ks in 94 IPs, 15 Ks in 10 1/3 IPs on Cape
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7. OF Dane Embury
Kelowna, BC
6'3" 190 lbs.
North Iowa University/Derby Twins
Generated easy power from his long, frame, 8 HRs, .283 this summer, Was .308-4-41 at NI
BA's 6th best prospect in Jayhawk league
8. 2B-OF Phil Carey
London, Ont.
6'0", 180 lbs.
Texas A@M University
.325, 4 HRs, 37 RBIs at Wintrhop
Ranked 10th best college 2B
9. SS Terrence Dayleg
Surrey, BC
6'0" 190 lbs
Wester Kentucky/Harwich Mariners
.320, 18 Ds, 6 HRs, 39 RBIs, Smooth fielder
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10. SS Ivan Hartle
North Vancouver, BC
5'10" 175 lbs.
Coquitlam Reds/Can. Youth Team
Former top prospect in Premier League, Hit .379
367th on PG's HS list
11. 1B Randy Schwartz
Kleinburg, Ont.
6'4" 235 lbs.
High Point University
.338 average, 16 doubes, 9 HRs, 57 RBIs
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12. OF Michael Crouse
Port Moody, BC
6'3" 190 lbs.
North Shore Twins/Can. Youth Team
Very athletic, Runs well, 15 bags, Glides to ball, Good genes, pop Ray, a CFLer, B.C., Sask.
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13. LHP Nick Fogarty
Thornhill, Ont.
6'1" 215 lbs.
Ontario Blue Jays/Can Youth Team
Throws with the right arm
684th on PG HS list
14. RHP Nicholas Bucci
Sarnia, Ont.
6'1", 165 lbs
Team Ontario
Named to Premier League AS team in Joplin
628th on PG list
15. 3B James Kottaras
Markham, Ont.
5'10", 155 lbs.
Ontario Blue Jays
Carrying on a family tradition, like Hank Williams
677th on PG HS list
16. C Trevor Edwards
Leaside, Ont.
6'1" 190 lbs.
Toronto Mets
Moving up the list slowly
657th on PG HS list
17. RHP-1B David Walkling
Nanaimo, BC
6'4" 210 lbs.
Nanaimo Pirates
105 Ks in 73 IPs, 8-3, 0.58 ERA WOW!
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18. SS Dale Anderson
Strathmore, Alta.
6'2" 190 lbs
Vauxhall Academy
Good hands, Athletic, 6.9 runner
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19. INF-RHP Derek Sinke
Bowen Island, BC.
6'0" 185 lbs.
North Shore Twins
HR, two triples at PGE park in Portland vs. Mariners scout team, .333, 16 RBIs with champion Twins
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20. RHP Matthew Bannister
St. John's, NFLD
6'6" 195 lbs.
University of Maine
Fanned 8 in CCBC semi-final
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Others to watch

RHP Shain Beaudreau, Cole Harbour, N.S., Team Nova Scotia
OF Corey Boutilier, Dartmouth, N.S. Team Nova Scotia
RHP Barrie Chesterman, Langley, BC, Langley Blaze
RHP Danny Britton-Foster, Ladysmith, BC, Nanaimo Pirates/Can. Youth Team
SS Jeff Cowan, Scarborough, Ont. High Point University
OF McKenzie Dalgleish, North Delta, BC, North Delta Blue Jays

C Greg Densem, Toronto, Ont. Team Toronto
C Marco DiRoma, Bolton, Ont., Ontario Blue Jays
RHP Jordell Farquharson, Mississauga, Ont., Ontario Blue Jays
LHP Ashton Florko, Trail, BC, Lewis-Clark State College
RHP-INF Jeremy Karl, Prince George, BC, Langley Blaze

C Morgan Kielty, Burlington, Ont., University of Pittsburgh
OF Marcus Knecht, Toronto, Ont., Toronto Mets/Can. Youth Team
RHP Tyler Kristiansen, Surrey, BC, White Rock Tritons
LHP Andrew Ledger, Toronto, Ont., Team Toronto
C Brent Mitchell, Paris, Ont., Inter-County Terriers

OF Lionel Morrill, Taber, Alta., Vauxhall Academy
SS Leonardo Ochoa, Longeuil, Que. ABC
SS Argenis Paz, Markham, Ont., Ontario Blue Jays
C Kevin Reimer, Steinbach, Man. Canisius College
C Oscar Rodriguez, Coquitlam, BC, Coquitlam Reds

SS Dexter Souter, Dunnville, Ont., Niagara Rebels
RHP Curtis Taylor, Coquitlam, BC North Shore Twins
OF Sam Waldie, Victoria, BC, Victoria Mariners

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