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Martin Two-Way Ability Earns Top Honor

Nathan Rode -

Ethan Martin started a March game as just another high school prospect who splits his time between the mound and a position. Lots of prospects do it, but most are firmly planted one way or the other by the time they reach their senior seasons. Martin was considered a third baseman who had plus bat speed with plus power potential, but some evaluators also liked him on the mound. By the end of that night, he was clearly a pitching prospect, and on his way to becoming the 2008 High School Player of the Year.<br/>

High School | #2008#Awards#Player Of The Year

High School Player Of The Year: Mike Moustakas

Alan Matthews -

Mike Moustakas slugged his way to becoming the first high school player drafted this year when he was taken with the second pick by the Royals. He was selected as the Los Angeles City Section player of the year for the second consecutive season, and trumped that honor by becoming just the second player from the Golden State to be named Baseball America's High School Player of the Year.

High School | #2007#Awards#Player Of The Year