Ask BA: Does Clint Frazier Draw Mike Trout Comps?
Could Loganville (Ga.) HS outfielder Clint Frazier be the next Mike Trout and/or the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 draft? Where would Rubby de la Rosa rank among Red Sox prospects if he were eligible? How did the Royals take Luke Hochevar with the top choice in the 2006 draft?
Meadows And Frazier Both Have Premium Tools
As toolsy high school outfielders from high schools in the same town, Austin Meadows and Clint Frazier will always be linked. They entered the year as the top two high school players in the country on Baseball America's Top 100 list. Meadows, from Grayson High in Loganville, Ga., ranked No. 1 and Frazier, from Loganville (Ga.) High, ranked No. 2. I spoke to an American League scouting director, a National League crosschecker and an American League area scout to break down the two players and compare their tools, side-by-side. Here is what they had to say . . .
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