Here's a look at the Reds draft picks in rounds 26 through 35:
- Curtis Partch, rhp, Merced JC.
He is 6-5, 210 and was drafted by San Francisco out of high school in the 49th round in 2005. He went 1-3 with a 9.79 ERA in 26 IP in relief.
- Jason Roenicke, rhp, Cuesta College.
Hadn't pitched in three years, then in his first game this season he won 2-1, throwing a complete game, against Orange Coast College. He is a 6-foot, 200-pound native of Grass Valley, Nev. In 15 games,14 starts, Roenicke went 1-1 with a 4.65 ERA. IN 96 IP he gave up 105 hits, struck out 48 and walked 36. His brother Josh is in the Reds organization.
- Derrick Conaster, RHP, Tallahassee CC.
He is 6-1, 180 and from Shreveport, La. Missed the 2006 season after having Tommy John surgery. Has a quick arm and an upper 80s fastball. Is known for his excellent slider. Throws strikes. In 14 games and 104 IP, Conaster allowed 91 hits, struck out 88 and walked 15 while going 7-4 with a 1.80 ERA.
- Steve Otterness, lhp, Embry-Riddle.
He is a 6-4, 210-pound senior from Lutz, Fla. Was stellar his first three seasons. Went 7-3 with a 5.59 ERA this season. In 67 IP, he allowed 79 hits, struck out 54 and walked 26. Opponents batted .308. Had gone 18-3 with an ERA never above 2.97 his first three seasons.
- Brett Bartles, 3B, Duke.
Has some power and good range. His mom played college basketball at Appalachian State and his dad played college football Lenoir-Rhyne. He was named to the Cape Cod League all-star team last summer after batting .269 (the league average was .244). This season with Duke, he had 7 HR, 48 RBI and batted .293, with five triples. He is s 6-2, 205-pound native of Indian Trails, N.C. Played mostly shortstop in college.
- Jordan Hotchkiss, RHP, Brevard.
A native of Leicester, N.C. He went 4-5 with a 3.05 ERA and four saves in 15 apperances.
- Brandon Douglas, ss, Northern Iowa.
A two-time all-Gateway Conference selection, he has average speed and an average arm. He likely will play 2B as a pro. He is said to have a good bat. Douglas was hindered by hamstring problems this season. He is 6-foot, 171 pounds and is from St. Charles, Iowa. He is a red-shirt sophomore and has a twin brother on UNI's team. This year he hit 3 Hrs, drove in 29 and batted .339. His OPB was .410 and he slugged .500. He struck out 22 times and walked 20. He was 5-for-5 in SB attempts. Douglas made 27 errors and had a horrendous .895 fielding percentage.
- Brodie Pullen, 3B, Calhoun HS.
He is a slugger, having hit 26 Hrs and driven in 78 while batting .448 this season. He also went 13-2 on the mound for a team that featured supplemental first-rounders Josh Smoker and Charlie Culberson. He is 6-1, 190.
- Jeremy Vinyard, RHP, Boaz HS.
He is a lanky 6-1, 170 and is said to be quite athletic. Signed at Calhoun County Junior College. Hits 90 with his fastball and has developing off-speed pitches.
- Thad Weber, RHP, Nebraska.
In 21 appearances, Weber went 1-2 with a 5.62 ERA and three saves. In 24 IP, he gave up 25 hits, struck out 30 and walked 17. Foes hit .263, with two home runs. He hit five batters and threw six wild pitches. He is 6-1, 202 pounds and is from Friend, Neb. He transferred to Nebraska from Hutchinson County Community College, where he was a juco all-American.. Said to be a mature young man, he is married. Also played 3B and DH.