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College/Draft Profiles #4 & #5

Wilson readies himself for an AB.
Steffan Wilson (profile)

HT: 6'1" WT:220

Steffan Wilson is a third baseman for the Harvard Crimson. As a freshman for Harvard in 2005 he proved anything but a freshman by winning Ivy League Rookie of the Year and was also first-team all-Ivy League at third and second-team all-Ivy League as a reliever. While Wilson closed for the Crimson the past two seasons his future in baseball is somewhere else on the diamond. He's committed a total of 25 errors in two seasons at the hot corner and will likely see a shift to another position.

As a freshman he hit .340, drove in 34 runs, hit six doubles and five triples and home runs. He walked 21 times and struck out only 26 times in 159 ABs. He also stole ten bases. His sophomore season saw a slight improvement in fielding (11 errors, down from 14) and he developed a bit more extra-base hit power. His doubles increased to 17 and his home run total went up by one to six.

Wilson struggled this past summer in the Cape Cod League for the Wareham Gatemen. He was tied for the team lead in RBI with Texas' Bradley Suttle but his stats are a bit of a letdown for a player of his caliber. During the Cape Cod League Homerun Derby, Wilson hit a total of 17 homers and the writer of this article believes Wilson might sign based on comments from his Wareham coach.

Doyle pitched in the Cape Cod League during the 2006 summer. Photo from Cape Cod League website.
Terry Doyle (profile)

HT: 6'4" WT: 225

Terry Doyle is a right-handed pitcher for the Boston College Eagles. As freshman in 2005, Doyle compiled a record of 6-3 with a 3.14 ERA. He pitched 57 1/3 innings, allowed only 52 hits and saw twenty earned runs cross the plate. He also walked 27, while striking out 66. In 2006, he started all thirteen games he appeared in and threw a complete game. He went 5-5 with a 3.44 ERA while walking 28 and striking out 72. He held opposing batters to a .237 BA in 89 innings.

In April 2006 game, Doyle went up against powerhouse Clemson and struck out six in 7 1/3 innings for the victory. In his last start of the season he struck out six in 6 2/3 innings, but lost.

He was named the 18th best prospect in the Cape Cod League by Baseball America this past summer after pitching for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. In wood bat competition, Doyle proved effective. He made 8 starts with one being a complete game shutout. In 46 2/3 innings, Doyle allowed only 23 hits and 15 earned runs to finish with a 5-1 record. He struck out 52 and walked only 23.