Draft Tracker Chart May 6

CATCHERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Sanchez,
Tony

Boston
College

Top
collegiate backstop is hitting
.366/.459/.686 through first 153
at-bats

Stassi,
Max
Yuba City (Calif.)
HS
Undersized, but knows how to hit and has off-the-charts makeup

Recent story: Catching
Bloodlines

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Myers,
Wil

Weseleyan
Christian Acad., High Point,
N.C.
Solid bat, but may move off position when he fills out

Recent story: A Second
Look At
Myers

Phegley, Josh

Indiana Hitting well, but questionable defensively

Recent story: Making Some Noise

CORNER INFIELDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Ackley,
Dustin
North Carolina Best
overall hitter in the
country

Poythress,
Rich

Georgia Hitting
an impressive .406/.496/.813 over first 153
at-bats

Borchering,
Bobby

Bishop Verot HS, Fort Myers,
Fla.

13 home runs over first 98 plate
appearances

Recent story: Star
Savvy

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Davidson,
Matt

Yucaipa
(Calif.)
HS

One
of the best power hitters in this
year’s high school class

Recent story: Checking On Davidson

MIDDLE INFIELDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Green,
Grant
Southern
California
Hasn’t progressed from last year; stock is slipping

Recent story: Torrid
Streak
Lasts
All
Summer

Mier,
Jiovanni
Bonita HS, LaVerne,
Calif.
Rare high school shortstop that projects to
stay there as a
pro

Recent story: Getting
Defensive

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OUTFIELDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Tate,
Donavan
Cartersville (Ga.)
HS
Five-tool athlete committed to UNC for baseball
and football

Recent story: Can
Tate
Wait?

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Jackson,
Brett

California Hitting
well, but also striking out more than once a
game

Recent story: Action
Jackson Stands Out At
Cal

Wheeler,
Tim

Sacramento
State

Showing
power/speed
combo
with .798
SLG and 14 stolen
bases

Trout, Mike

Millville (N.J.) HS

Great athlete learning how to switch-hit

Recent story: Can
Tate
Wait?

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Williams,
Everett

McCallum HS,
Austin

A little undersized, but has
explosive raw
tools

Pollock,
A.J.

Notre
Dame

Doing it all for Notre Dame—hitting,
stealing bases and playing good
defense

Mitchell,
Jared

Louisiana
State

Leads SEC with 28 stolen bases

Davis,
Kentrail
Tennessee Signability
could scare teams off, especially since production hasn’t taken a step
forward

Recent story: Always
Wanting
More

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Goodwin,
Brian

Rocky
Mount
(N.C.) HS

Add him to the list of potential first-rounders advised by Scott Boras

Recent story: ‘Impact’
Prospects Open North Carolina High School
Season

Songco,
Angelo

Loyola
Marymount

Cape Cod HR derby champ is best
college hitter in
California

Washington,
LeVon

Buchholz
HS, Gainesville,
Fla.

One of fastest players in draft;
also plays second base

Recent story: Speed
Thrills

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Marisnick,
Jake

Riverside
(Calif.)
Poly
HS

Freak
athlete runs 6.7 60-yard dash;
has 35.8-inch vertical
leap

RIGHTHANDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Strasburg,
Stephen

San
Diego
State

In
his own world: 147 strikeouts and 15 walks over 78
innings

Recent story: What
A
Difference
Three Years
Makes

White,
Alex

North
Carolina

Performance
heating up with the weather; threw UNC’s first one-hitter since
1994.

Gibson,
Kyle

Missouri

90
strikeouts and 11 walks over 69
innings

Crow,
Aaron

None
(Fort Worth
Cats)

Shaking off the rust in indy ball

Recent story: Scheppers,
Crow
Try
Again

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Scheppers,
Tanner

None (St. Paul
Saints)

Lighting up radar guns, quieting
concerns over his medical history

Recent story: Scheppers,
Crow
Try
Again

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Miller,
Shelby

Brownwood
(Texas)
HS

Reportedly touching 97 this
spring

Wheeler,
Zack

East Paulding HS, Dallas,
Ga.

Commands three big league
pitches

Leake,
Mike

Arizona
State

Third in the country in ERA, first in IP

Recent story: A
Whole New
Level

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Turner,
Jacob

Westminster
Christian Academy, St.
Louis

A lot of helium right now

Arnett, Eric

Indiana

Climbing boards in a hurry with mid-90s fastball

Wilson,
Alex

Texas
A&M

Has
continued to overpower after moving to
bullpen

Recent story: Meet The
New Wilson: Same As The Old
Wilson

Hobgood,
Matt

Norco (Calif.)
HS

Big stuff—90-94 mph fastball and hard
curveball—matches big, 6-foot-4, 245-pound
frame

Jenkins, Chad

Kennesaw State

Could be drafted ahead of teammate, Kyle Heckathorn

Heckathorn,
Kyle

Kennesaw
State

Has
rebounded nicely from rough start

Recent story: Growing
Up

Stoffel,
Jason

Arizona Has been inconsistent this year

Recent story: The
Finisher

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Volz,
Kendal

Baylor Walk
rate
is slightly up this year; strikeouts are
down

Recent story: Strong
Start

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Dyson,
Sam

South
Carolina

Tommy John survivor is pitching
well this season

Boxberger,
Brad

Southern
California

Opponents
hitting just .190 off of him

Recent story: Draft
Tracker
Returns!

Tootle,
Ben

Jacksonville
State

Likely
a
reliever in the long run

Recent story: Added
Attention

Givens,
Mychal

Plant
HS,
Tampa

Plays
both ways, but velocity on
mound is hard to
ignore

Colvin, Brody

More HS, Lafayettte, La.

Yet another potential first-round pitcher

LEFTHANDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Matzek,
Tyler
Capistrano
Valley
HS, Mission Viejo,
Calif.
Best prep pitcher in the country

Recent story: Keeping
Them
Guessing

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Purke,
Matt
Klein
(Texas)
HS
Done for the year after Texas HS athletics were shut down because of swine flu

Recent story: Purke Shows
Savvy,
Stuff

Brothers,
Rex

Lipscomb

Second only to Strasburg with 111 strikeouts this year

Recent story: Draft
Tracker:
March
25

Skaggs,
Tyler
Santa
Monica
(Calif.)
HS
Sidelined with a rolled ankle, but scouts love the projection

Recent story: Skaggs is
gaining on Tyler Matzek for title of top
lefty

Minor,
Mike

Vanderbilt

Slipping
out of the first round

Recent story: No
Minor
Feat

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Paxton,
James

Kentucky

Roughed
up
lately, but still gaining momentum
with fastball that’s been touching 97
mph

Recent story: Draft
Tracker:
March
25

Oliver,
Andrew

Oklahoma
State

Pitching better than 4.99 ERA
suggests

Recent story: Oliver
Wins Suit Against
NCAA

Raley,
Brooks

Texas
A&M

Draft-eligible
sophomore
is
leading the Aggies at the plate and on the
mound

Recent story: Draft
Tracker
Returns!

James, Chad

Yukon (Okla.) HS

Above-average fastball for a lefty, pitching really well

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