Draft Tracker Chart: March 24

CATCHERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Bryce
Harper
CC of Southern
Nevada
Raised his season line to an incredible .420/.514/.864
Recent story: Harper
Solid In First
Weekend
Stefan Sabol Aliso
Niquel HS, Aliso Viejo, Calif.
Good athlete with
quick bat, but may have to move to
outfield
Recent story: Their
Turn

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Micah
Gibbs
Louisiana
State
5-for-26 over the last two weeks
Recent story: College
Best Tools

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Yasmani
Grandal
Miami
Switch-hitting catcher with power—though it hasn’t shown up much in games yet
Recent story: Team
USA Top 20

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CORNER INFIELDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Zack
Cox
Arkansas Off to a great start, but scouts believe he’ll have to choose between hitting for average or hitting for power
Recent story: Cape
Cod League Top 30 Prospects

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Nick
Castellanos
Archbishop
McCarthy HS, Southwest Ranches,
Fla.
Has been a steady performer and is still growing into power potential
Recent story: Wrigley
Runs

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MIDDLE INFIELDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Manny Machado Brito
HS, Miami
Silky-smooth defender is off to a hot start with the  bat
Recent story: In
The Spotlight

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Christian Colon Cal
State Fullerton
Went off this weekend with four home runs, but there are concerns over his body going backwards after his leg injury
Recent story: Team
USA Top 20

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Jedd
Gyorko
West
Virginia
So far, hasn’t hit the best
competition he’s faced while feasting on lesser
arms
Recent story: Gyorko’s
Bat Leads The
Mountaineers
Yordy
Cabrera
Lakeland (Fla.)
HS
The opposite of  Bryce Harper—a high school player that will turn 20 this September
Recent story: Their
Turn
Garin
Cecchini
Barbe HS, Lake
Charles, La.
Torn ACL ended his senior season early
Recent story: Cecchini To Have Knee Surgery
Rick
Hague
Rice Not hitting well and 11 errors ties him for the most in Conference USA
Recent story: Draft Tracker: March 10
OUTFIELDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Josh
Sale
Bishop Blanchet HS,
Seattle
Best hitter—for average and
power—in this year’s high school
class
Recent story: Big
Year

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Bryce
Brentz
Middle Tennessee
State
Hasn’t pitched yet and moved to
center field; homered twice Wednesday vs. Tennessee, giving him five
for the season
Recent story: Brentz
Bashes With Old-School
Style
Todd
Cunningham
Jacksonville
State
Broke out of a 3-for-23 slump by going 7-for-10 March 20 and 21
Recent story: Cunningham
Breaks
Out
Jarrett
Parker
Virginia Has been a non-factor in Virginia’s lineup this year
Recent story: Cape
Cod League Top 30 Prospects

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Michael
Choice
Texas-Arlington Cooled a bit since last Draft Tracker, but still hitting .387/.525/.787
Recent story: Team
USA Top 20

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Austin
Wilson
Harvard-Westlake HS,
Los Angeles
One of the draft’s best
athletes needs a little tinkering at the plate
Recent story: Marquee Matchups In Southern California
Gary
Brown
Cal State
Fullerton
Hitting .457/.479/.707 and may be passing Colon as Fullerton’s best prospect
Recent story: College
Mailbag: March
3
Kyle
Parker
Clemson Dual-sport athlete is having a banner year for the Tigers: .413/.527/.840 over first 75 at-bats
LeVon
Washington
Chipola (Fla.)
JC
He only has 39 at-bats, but Washington has been really floundering at the plate, hitting an anemic .231/.333/.308
Recent story: Washington
Stands Out At Gulf Coast
Tournament
Chevez
Clarke
Marietta (Ga.)
HS
Playing with newfound enthusiasm after
appearing appathetic at times this
summer
Recent story: 2010
Preseason All-Americans

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Leon
Landry
Louisiana
State
Leading the Tigers with a .373 batting average
Recent story: College
Best Tools

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Austin
Wates
Virginia
Tech
Good athlete with unorthodox swing
that divides scouts on his future
value
Recent story: College
Best Tools

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Drew
Vettleson
Central Kitsap HS,
Silverdale, Wash.
Can pitch with both
arms, but future is as a power-hitting
outfielder
Recent story: Vettleson
Turning Heads

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Michael
Lorenzen
Union HS,
Fullerton, Calif.
Lorenzen has a quick
bat and hits upper 90s from the
outfield
Recent story: Top Area
Code Hitters
RIGHTHANDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Jameson
Taillon
The Woodlands
(Texas) HS
Threw a no-hitter while striking out 19 on March 23
Recent story: Taillon Throws No-Hitter, Strikes Out 19
Anthony
Ranaudo
Louisiana
State
Scheduled to pitch a couple innings March 28
Recent story: LSU Ace
Will Miss Another
Week
A.J.
Cole
Oviedo (Fla.)
HS
A little slow out of the gate, but was
up to 95 this summer with projection
remaining
Recent story: 2010
Preseason All-Americans

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Deck
McGuire
Georgia
Tech
Nearly flawless this spring: 3-1, 1.15 with 39 Ks and 8 BB over 39
IP
Recent story: 2010 College Best Tools
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Karsten
Whitson
Chipley (Fla.)
HS
Athletic with an above-average
fastball and one of the best breaking balls in the
class
Recent story: 2010
Preseason All-Americans

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Dylan
Covey
Maranatha HS,
Pasadena, Calif.
Up to 96 mph in season
debut with a sharp breaking ball
Recent story: Covey Sharp
In 2010
Debut
Alex
Wimmers
Ohio
State
Off to a great start: 5-0, 2.12
with 41 Ks over 34 IP
Recent story: Hard
Work Pays Off For Ohio State’s
Wimmers
Brandon
Workman
Texas Excellent
start (3-1, 2.94) as part of Longhorns’ fearsome
rotation
Recent story: Pitching
Staff Is Why Texas Is Ranked No.
1
Brett
Eibner
Arkansas Pitching
well for Razorbacks (22 SO in 21 IP), but would also be a prospect as
an outfielder
Recent story: Cape
Cod League Top 30 Prospects

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Kevin
Gausman
Grandview HS,
Aurora, Colo.
Lanky and projectable; was
up to 96 as a junior
Recent story: 2010
Preseason All-Americans

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Kyle
Blair
San
Diego
Eight strikeouts last week against Rice
Recent story: College
Best Tools

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Jesse
Hahn
Virginia
Tech
High school teammate of Matt Harvey
has been electric for Hokies, sitting 92-96 mph with fastball as
starter
Recent story: College
Best Tools

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Chad
Bettis
Texas
Tech
39 strikeouts over 37 innings, but also has 15 walks
Recent story: Team
USA Top 20

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Stetson
Allie
St. Edward HS,
Lakewood, Ohio
Talented two-way player;
tops out in upper 90s, but control is an
issue
Recent story: 2010
Preseason All-Americans

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Kevin
Jacob
Georgia
Tech
Only has 7 innings over Georgia Tech’s first 19 games
Recent story: Mowing ‘Em Down
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Matt
Harvey
North
Carolina
Up and down career has seen more
ups this spring, including touching 97 mph with his fastballole
Recent story: Three
Strikes: March
8
Kaleb
Cowart
Cook HS, Adel,
Ga.
As a hitter he’s a switch-hitter with
power; on the mound he’s 93-94 with a power
curveball
Recent story: 2010
Preseason All-Americans

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Cam
Bedrosian
East Coweta HS,
Sharpsburg, Ga.
The son of former Cy
Young winner Steve Bedrosian is very strong and holds his mid-90s
velocity late into games
Recent story: Like
Father, Like
Son
Drew
Cisco
Wando HS, Mount
Pleasant, S.C.
Born to pitch—fills up the
strike zone and is extremely polished for a high school
pitcher
Recent story: Drew
Cisco
Q&A
DeAndre
Smelter
Tattnall Square
Academy, Macon, Ga.
A little rusty after
basketball season, but learning his craft from HS pitching coach—former
big league all-star Kevin Brown
Recent story: PG
National Standouts

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Robbie
Aviles
Suffern (N.Y.)
HS
Low 90s this summer, but there’s more
there
Recent story: 2010
Preseason High School
All-Americans
LEFTHANDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Drew
Pomeranz
Mississippi 49 strikeouts over first 29 innings
Recent story: Team
USA Top 20

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Chris
Sale
Florida Gulf
Coast
2-0, 1.73 with 40 strikeouts and just four walks over first 26 innings
Recent story: Tough
Sale

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James
Paxton
Undetermined This
year’s wild card—left Kentucky and will likely pitch for an Indy league
team
Recent story: Final
Thoughts On Paxton’s
Departure

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