The Rob Alcombrack File
Born: June 10, 1988 in Grass Valley, CA
Position: Catcher/first base
Acquired: Seventh-round draft pick in 2006 from Bear River (CA) HS.
Strengths: Loves to hit, has some power in catcher's body. May be better suited to playing first base.
Weaknesses: Trounced home-run derby field at 2005 Aflac High School Baseball Classic, still tries to muscle up too much. Hasn't progressed behind plate as hoped.
2009 Projection: Sharing time behind the plate at Lake County.
2008 & MINOR-LEAGUE CAREER