Picks 31-40

31. (952) Dylan Gonzalez-RHP-Pepperdine-6’3-R/R-During his three years at Pepperdine, Gonzalez saw limited action on the mound, appearing in just four games and working 5.2 innings. He allowed four hits, walked one and struck out four. In 2007, Gonzalez made three relief appearances, totaled 4.2 innings, surrendered one hit, walked one and struck out two. After transferring to Pepperdine from Broward Community College in Florida, Gonzalez appeared in one game during the 2005 season and allowed three hits and struck out two in one inning. He redshirted during the 2006 campaign.

32. (981) Nick Vera-3B-Trinity-6′-R/R-Led Trinity in almost every offensive category.  Hit .419/.534/.772 with 8 HRs and 36 RBIs in 136 ABs.  Was 17-23 in SB attempts. 

33.  (1010) Josh Fritsche-lhp-Oklahoma State-6′-Pitched 23 innings over 17 appearances including 1 start.  Had a record of 2-0 with 1 save and an ERA of 3.52.  Averaged a strikeout an inning and almost 1 hit per inning.  Hitters batted .256 against Fritsche on the year.

34.  (1039) Steve Hill-RHP-Southeastern (FL)-Member of the team that won the last 3 Division II National Championships.   Hill was named to the All Tournament Team. 

35.  (1068) Mike Blazek-RHP-6′-Arbor View HS, Las Vegas-Committed to Nevada-Reno.  Here is an article from 2006 about him.  Offensively he hit .456 and was 6-1 on the mound as a junior.

36. (1097) Collin Fanning-OF-BYU-6’2-Hit .331/.410./380 in 121 ABs.  Fanning had no HRs and only 17 RBIs but was 21-23 in SB attempts. Named Second Team All-Mountain West Conference. Fanning had a 14-game hitting streak in mid-season. He missed several games at the end of the season due to shin splints. During the season he was among the top 25 base stealers in the nation. Stole second against Northern Colorado before the pitcher toed the rubber. Drafted by the Houston Astros in the 40th round in 2005. He played in the summer of 2006 in the Northwoods League. In the summer of 2004 he played for the Edmond Stars which won the state and region title and played in the American Legion World Series in Corvallis, Ore.

37. (1125) C.J. Ziegler-1b-U. of Arizona – 6’4-R/R-2004 Arizona state player of the year. Ziegler transferred for Pima Community College, hit a team-best 23 doubles and finished second in the team with a .355 average and 63 RBIs.  He tied for the team lead in home runs with 13.

38. (1153) Adron Chambers-OF-Pensacola JC-5’10-Chambers is a former News Journal offensive player of the year in football while at Pensacola High. After signing with Mississippi State out of high school, Chambers left Starkville in December amid scandal and spent the spring at PJC.  Chambers was arrested by the University Police Department on a charge of attempted sexual battery this past October.  The alleged assault occurred at a campus housing facility. The victim was another MSU student.  Despite getting drafted, scouts said most teams remained uninterested, expecting Chambers to return to football at Troy this fall.Rated the No. 49 prospect in the state of Florida by the Orlando Sentinel following his senior season . . . Credited with running a 4.56 in the 40-yard dash by the Rivals.com web site, but clocked in 4.32 at a college camp prior to his senior season . . . Finished among the top four quarterbacks in all four categories (40-yard dash, shuttle speed, bench press and vertical leap) at the Baton Rouge NIKE Training Camp . . . His 40-yard dash time and vertical leap were the second-best among all QBs at the camp . . . Superprep Magazine rated him No. 62 among the top prospects in the state in its pre-signing day all-America issue .
39.  (1181) Rigoberto Lugo-RHP-Puerto Rico Baseball Academy-6′-Had signed to play at East Carolina University.  Played in the 2006 World Wood Bat Association Tournament in Jupiter Fl.  He is a power throwing right-handed pitcher with a hard, late breaking ball that has also been clocked at 92 mph. Lugo is a tremendous athlete who has also shown the ability to play in the outfield.

40.  (1209) Justin Dalles-C-St. Petersburg JC-6’2-R/R-Drafted in the 15th round last year by the Mets.  First Team All-State in Florida in 2006.  Originally signed with Florida Atlantic after a Sr. season in which he hit .429 with 32 RBI and six home runs. A future pro prospect, he added nine doubles and 21 walks. Also can play third base.

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