World Wood Bat Class Of 2008 Top 10 Prospects




2007 MLB Draft
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.
RankName, Pos.High School
1.Eric Hosmer, 1bAmerican Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.
2.Daniel Webb, rhpTilghman HS, Paducah, Ky.
3.Anthony Ferrara, lhpRiverview (Fla.) HS
4.Tim Beckham, ssGriffin (Ga.) HS
5.Ethan Martin, 3bStephens County HS, Toccoa, Ga.
6.Walker Kelly, lhpArlington Heights HS, Fort Worth, Texas
7.Tim Melville, rhp/3bHolt HS, Wentsville, Mo.
8.Daniel Marrs, rhpJames River HS, Midlothian, Va.
9.Tyler Thompson, ofJupiter (Fla.) HS
10.Clark Murphy, of/1bFallbrook (Calif.) HS