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Posted by Tim Huwe on January 17, 2014 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Matt Chapman, 3B Cal State Fullerton. Good defensively at third. Takes walks. Needs more power to show.


Derrick Hill HS OF (CA) Oregon commit. Speedster that should stick in CF. Power is coming.


Matt Imhof LHP Cal Poly 6-5 lefty will be 20 years old when the draft starts.


Joey Pankake SS South Carolina. 11 homers as a sophomore. Will play a bit e erywhere in 2014. Including pitcher.


Alex Verdugo HS P/OF (AZ) Arizona State commit. Lefty arm or power OF bat. Take our pick.


Marcus Wilson HS OF (CA) Arizona State commit. Very young among draft class. Good speed.

Jacob Gatewood

Posted by Tim Huwe on January 9, 2014 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Jacob Gatewood 6-5 190 SS HS (CA)

Alex Jackson

Posted by Tim Huwe on January 9, 2014 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Alex Jackson 6-2 210 C/OF HS (CA)

Tyler Kolek

Posted by Tim Huwe on January 9, 2014 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Tyler Kolek 6-5 250 RHSP from HS (TX)

Mid-high 90's FB. 

Second best pitch is his curve.

His slider is sharp breaking.

His change isn't used much in high school.


http://www.minorleagueball.com/2013/10/22/4859522/2014-mlb-draft-profile-tyler-kolek-rhp-shepherd-tx


Trea Turner

Posted by Tim Huwe on January 9, 2014 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Trea Turner 6-1 171 SS from Lake Worth FL.

Carlos Rodon

Posted by Tim Huwe on January 9, 2014 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Carlos Rodon 6-3 234 LHSP from Holly Springs NC


Mid-90's fastball

Second pitch is a Steve Carlton slider.

Tyler Beede

Posted by Tim Huwe on January 9, 2014 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Tyler Beede 6-4 215 RHSP from Auburn MA.



Here is a post from a Cubs drafting perspective.


http://throughthefencebaseball.com/vanderbilt-tyler-beede/40711



Jeff Hoffman

Posted by Tim Huwe on January 9, 2014 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Jeff Hoffman 6-4 192 RHSP.




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