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Akron 07.26.07

I counted 12 scouts in the stands.

Fairly boring game but here's some observations.

Nottingham did a very good Cliff Lee imitation throwing only high-80's fastballs with predictable results.  He seemed to be throwing harder than that but a scout told me he "topped out at 89".

Barton seems like an ungodly athlete.  Very lanky with a good arm.  He swung at the first pitch twice though and I did not get to see him run.

Goleski just LOOKS like a rf; big guy with a strong arm.  With the disappointing years by RG, BB and "Trammel" Crowe, how tenuous is Lee May Jr's position in the organization?

"Trammel" had a few good ab's and made a Grady like catch - diving away from the plate in the RCF gap.

JBrown and Aubrey did not play.

AstroCab has a pretty swing but didn't do too much.  It is weird seeing another Tribe ss wearing 13...

The guy who impressed me was Gimenez even though I left before he went yard.  He had been described to me by a scout as another Garko: good bat & no position.  He seems a lot more athletic than Garko making a few nice plays at 3b and moving pretty well.  I think Casey Blake is a better comp.

It is a good squad but seem lethargic especially compared to the 03-04 squads but that could be the result of being down 8-0 after 1 at bat...

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