World Wood Bat Class Of 2008 Top 10 Prospects

ALWAYS LOOKING
AHEAD
While professional scouts flock
to Jupiter to gauge the year’s draft-eligible prospects, the WWBA fall
championship typically features a bevy of promising underclassmen, as
well. Here’s a look at the top 10 juniors in attendance, as judged by
BA’s Alan Matthews in conjunction with scouts and college recruiters in
attendance. Rankings reflect the player’s ceiling and likelihood of
reaching that ceiling with some consideration to performance at the
event.
 
Rank Name,
Pos.
High
School
1. Eric Hosmer,
1b
American Heritage HS,
Plantation,
Fla.
2. Daniel Webb,
rhp
Tilghman HS, Paducah, Ky.
3. Anthony Ferrara,
lhp
Riverview (Fla.)
HS
4. Tim Beckham,
ss
Griffin (Ga.)
HS
5. Ethan Martin,
3b
Stephens County HS, Toccoa, Ga.
6. Walker Kelly,
lhp
Arlington Heights HS, Fort
Worth,
Texas
7. Tim Melville,
rhp/3b
Holt HS, Wentsville, Mo.
8. Daniel Marrs,
rhp
James River HS, Midlothian, Va.
9. Tyler Thompson,
of
Jupiter (Fla.)
HS
10. Clark Murphy,
of/1b
Fallbrook (Calif.)
HS

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