2008 Draftee Profile: David Roberts
Stats link: 2008 Long Beach State: http://longbeachstate.cstv.com/sports/m-basebl/stats/2007-2008/teamcume.html
2007 Summer: Green Bay Bullfrogs (Northwoods League):
PITCHER W-L ERA G GS CG SV IP H R ER HR HB BB SO WP AVG
Roberts, Dave 5- 2 2.32 14 9 1 0 66.0 49 24 17 1 10 18 59 4 .206
Farm team assigned to: Mahoning Valley
Role at Long Beach this year: 7th/8th inning guy
Role at Mahoning Valley: Will be used as a starter similar to what he was used at last year in the Northwoods League (see above)
Stuff: fastball up to 94 mph and sits at 91-93. Also throws curvball and changeup
Bonus: 4th round slot money: $200,000
Pre-draft buzz: Would go in rounds 3-6. The Indians talked to him earlier than most teams through their area scout and he filled out a questionnaire and a psychological test but he never talked to a cross-checker or the scouting director or to the area scout later in the year.
His words: He is ready to work hard and will do the best he can.