Aflac Classic Capsules




Krey Bratsen OF
Bryan (Texas) HS
Height: 6-0 Weight: 160Bats/Throws: R/R
Speed is Bratsen's game. The slender outfielder ran a 6.40-second 60-yard dash at PG National without shoes. Because of his speed, he can cover ground in the outfield and also showed off a good arm. Bratsen is committed to Texas A&M.
Kris Bryant 3B
Bonanza HS, Las Vegas
Height: 6-5 Weight: 205Bats/Throws: R/R
Bryant stands out physically, though it's not just his size that's huge. He has light-tower power and already has the strength to drive the ball the other way. He's athletic for his size and has good arm strength, so he should be able to stick at third base, but his bat will play anywhere. He is committed to San Diego.
Dylan Covey RHP
Maranatha HS, Pasadena, Calif.
Height: 6-2 Weight: 200 Bats/Throws: R/R
The strong, broad-shouldered righthander doesn't have a typically projectable frame, but he's very athletic. Covey has a big arm and can run his fastball up to 94 mph while also incorporating a 78-80 mph slider and mid-70s curveball.
Kevin Gausman RHP
Grandview HS Centennial, Colo.
Height: 6-4 Weight: 180 Bats/Throws: L/R
With a long and lean frame, Gausman has good projectability for a prep pitcher. His fastball sits between 89-91 touching 93. He mixes in a 77 mph breaking ball that he throws for strikes and everything is around the zone. He's a good athlete who also plays forward on his high school basketball team.
Bryce Harper C
Las Vegas HS
Height: 6-3 Weight: 195 Bats/Throws: L/R
The BA High School Player of the Year is head and shoulders above any other prep player. He has huge power and a cannon for an arm. As a sophomore, Harper hit .626 with 14 home runs and 36 stolen bases. He will forgo his final two years of high school to attend the College of Southern Nevada.
Jared Lakind 1B/LHP
Woods HS, Cypress, Texas
Height: 6-2 Weight: 200Bats/Throws: L/L
Lakind is a big, strong first baseman with power from the left side of the plate. Already filled out, he doesn't offer much athleticism—running a 7.3-second 60-yard dash. On the mound, his fastball sits in the 83-84 mph range.
Matt Lipka SS/RHP
McKinney (Texas) HS
Height: 6-1 Weight: 192 Bats/Throws: R/R
Lipka shows promise both as a position player and a pitcher. At the plate, he uses a line-drive stroke to spray the ball to all fields. On the mound, he touches the high 80s with his fastball and sits between 75-77 mph with his curveball.
Marcus Littlewood SS
Pineview HS, St. George, Utah
Height: 6-3 Weight: 190Bats/Throws: B/R
Littlewood's dad, Mike, is now the head coach at Dixie State in Utah, where Marcus' older brother, Tyson, plays. Littlewood is a switch-hitter and looks fluid at shortstop with a strong arm and quick release. He is committed to San Diego.
Michael Lorenzen RHP/OF
Union HS, Fullerton, Calif.
Height: 6-2 Weight: 175 Bats/Throws: R/R
A good athlete, Lorenzen is a legitimate two-way prospect that has already committed to Cal State Fullerton. He hits well with wood bats and is an average runner. On the mound, he sits 89-92 mph with his fastball while mixing in a 76 mph breaking ball that he throws for strikes.
Brian Ragira OF/RHP
Martin HS, Arlington, Texas
Height: 6-2 Weight: 175Bats/Throws: R/R
Ragira is athletic with room to fill out as he matures and adds strength. He's still learning how to handle wood bats, but shows potential and has good bat speed. He's patient at the plate but aggressive on the bases with his above-average speed. Ragira runs a 6.75-second 60-yard dash and is committed to Stanford.
Stefan Sabol C/OF
Aliso Niguel HS, Aliso Viejo, Calif.
Height: 6-2 Weight: 205 Bats/Throws: R/R
Sabol isn't a typical backstop, running a 6.3 60-yard dash, but mixes good power and a strong arm with his speed. The health-conscious catcher has a tightly wound build and could stay behind the plate but would also be a top prospect as an outfielder.
Josh Sale OF
Bishop Blanchet HS, Seattle
Height: 6-0 Weight: 203 Bats/Throws: L/R
Sale put his name on the map last year when he hit for the cycle at the Area Code Games. At 6-feet and 203 pounds, Sale is half Samoan and is built like a fullback, but is a good athlete for his size. Sale has a patient approach at the plate and a strong frame that allows him to drive the ball a long way when he connects.
Aaron Sanchez RHP
Barstow (Calif.) HS
Height: 6-3 Weight: 170 Bats/Throws: R/R
Sanchez has the tall and thin frame that offers good projectability the potential for increased velocity. Presently, his fastball is in the 91-93 mph range and he has an 81 mph changeup and a curveball that sits 75-78. Last year, he struck out 79 batters over 44 innings and was named High Desert Area Player of the Year.
Tyler Shreve RHP
East Valley HS, Redlands, Calif.
Height: 6-4 Weight: 215 Bats/Throws: R/R
Shreve, who comes from the same high school that produced Braves righthander Tommy Hanson, has broad shoulders and big legs that give him a physical, pro-ready body. His fastball sits 90-92 mph and he also mixes in an 81 mph changeup and a curveball that he throws in the high 60s.
Kellen Sweeney OF
Jefferson HS, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Height: 6-0 Weight: 180 Bats/Throws: L/R
Sweeney's older brother, Ryan, was a second-round pick by the White Sox in 2003 and now plays outfield for the Oakland Athletics. Kellen doesn't have his brother's size, but has a nice swing and is smooth in the field with fluid actions and a good arm.
Peter Tago RHP
Dana Hills HS, Dana Point, Calif.
Height: 6-1 Weight: 160 Bats/Throws: R/R
Tago has a long, projectable frame that hints at his potential. He lacks the big velocity of other pitchers in the draft class, but he comfortably sits 88-89 and can reach the low-90s. His curveball sits 72-73.
JAMESON Taillon RHP
The Woodlands (Texas) HS
Height: 6-7 Weight: 230 Bats/Throws: R/R
With one of the biggest frames in this year's class, Taillon is an intimidating presence on the mound and has the st uff to match. He throws a heavy fastball that sits 92-93 mph and touches 94. He also throws a mid-80s slider and a filthy 77-81 spike curveball. Taillon is committed to Rice.
A.J. Vanegas RHP
Redwood Christian School, Castro Valley, Calif.
Height: 6-3 Weight: 205 Bats/Throws: R/R
Vanegas is among a strong group of righthanders in the 2010 class. His fastball sits 91-93 mph, touches 94, and is complemented by an 83 mph changeup and 84 mph slider. Vanegas has a verbal commitment to Stanford.
Austin Wilson OF
Harvard-Westlake HS, Los Angeles
Height: 6-4 Weight: 200 Bats/Throws: R/R
Already a chiseled 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds, Wilson is a physical specimen that looks the part. He's still a little raw at the plate with a tendency to get too aggressive, but the tools are there for him to be a special player. He's an average runner and has a cannon for an arm.
Tony Wolters SS/2B
Rancho Buena Vista HS (Vista, Calif.)
Height: 5-10 Weight: 165 Bats/Throws: L/R
Wolters plays an electric game with his combination of speed and hitability. He absolutely terrorizes opponents' defense. He is a grinder who is not afraid of getting dirty and taking an aggressive approach on the bases. He's a good fielder and is committed to San Diego.
Stetson Allie RHP/3B
St. Edward HS, Lakewood, Ohio
Height: 6-4  Weight: 225Bats/Throws: R/R
Allie is built like an ox and has one of the best arms in the class. His fastball sits in the 94-95 mph range and can touch 97. He also mixes in an 89 mph slider and a changeup. As a hitter, he shows very good pitch recognition and strike-zone judgement and hits the ball hard. He has a commitment to North Carolina.
Zach Alvord SS/2B
South Forsyth HS, Cumming, Ga.
Height: 6-0 Weight: 180Bats/Throws: R/R
Alvord generates impressive power for his size with good bat speed and leverage. Last year as a junior, he hit 16 doubles and 16 home runs. He also has good athleticism, running the 60-yard dash in 6.8 seconds. He plays the game hard and is committed to Auburn.
Michael Arencibia OF
Key West (Fla.) HS
Height: 6-1 Weight: 165Bats/Throws: L/R
Arencibia is an exciting player to watch. Despite a slender frame, he hits the ball with authority and has the speed to leg out ground balls and take extra bases. He runs the 60-yard dash in 6.47 seconds and also has a plus arm.
Tyler Austin C/3B
Heritage HS, Conyers, Ga.
Height: 6-2 Weight: 200 Bats/Throws: R/R
With very strong legs and a solid upper body, Tyler looks like a catcher. He consistently squares balls up at the plate and can go to all fields. He has a strong arm and could hold down third base or right field as well.
Robbie Aviles RHP
Suffern (N.Y.) HS
Height: 6-4 Weight: 193 Bats/Throws: L/R
Tall and athletic, Aviles uses his height to get good downward plane on his fastball, which has shown steady improvement over the past few years. His fastball sits in the 88-91 mph range and he mixes in a curveball and a changeup. He's a cerebral pitcher with a good feel for the game.
Cameron Bedrosian RHP
East Coweta HS, Sharpsburg, Ga.
Height: 6-0 Weight:195 Bats/Throws: R/R
The son of former major league pitcher Steve Bedrosian, Cameron is paving his own way to prospect stardom. Bedrosian's body doesn't offer a lot of projectability, but his fastball already sits in the low-90s and he complements it with an 81 mph breaking ball and 79 mph changeup.
Yordy Cabrera INF/RHP
Lakeland (Fla.) HS
Height: 6-4 Weight: 190 Bats/Throws: R/R
A two-way prospect, Cabrera has a muscular frame. He has grown up around the game. His father, Basilia, is the hitting coach for the Lakeland Tigers and Yordy often hits with the team. Offensively, he shows good speed and could hold down a corner position with his strong arm and big bat. On the mound he has a low-90s fastball and an 80 mph changeup.
Chevez Clarke OF
Marietta (Ga.) HS
Height: 6-0 Weight: 185Bats/Throws: B/R
Clarke has been on the prospect map for a while. The 6-foot, 190-pound toolsy center fielder hits from both sides of the plate, where he displays a patient approach and tries to get on base any way possible. He also runs well and shows off above-average arm strength. He has committed to Georgia Tech.
A.J. Cole RHP
Oviedo (Fla.) HS
Height: 6-5 Weight: 190 Bats/Throws: R/R
Cole has an ideal, projectable pitcher's frame. Scouts dream on it and get more excited when they see his stuff and delivery. His mechanics are clean and his fastball sits 91-93 mph, touching 94. The Miami recruit also throws a 77-80 breaking ball.
Kaleb Cowart RHP/SS
Cook County HS, Adel, Ga.
Height: 6-3 Weight: 190 Bats/Throws: B/R
The athletic two-way prospect has good bat speed and shows the potential to hit for power. On the mound, Cowart is 89-91 mph with an 80 mph changeup and a 72 mph breaking ball.
Reggie Golden OF
Wetumpka (Ala.) HS
Height: 5-11 Weight: 205 Bats/Throws: R/R
Built like a running back, Golden packs a punch on the diamond with an exceptional combination of speed and power, as well as a strong throwing arm. He has an all-or-nothing approach at the plate and puts on shows in batting practice. He is committed to Alabama.
Conrad Gregor 1B
Carmel (Ind.) HS
Height: 6-3 Weight: 220Bats/Throws: L/R
Gregor's 6-foot-3, 220-pound frame gives him a quick, powerful bat. He hits from an open stance, but doesn't have a lot of unnecessary movement to his swing. Gregor is very athletic despite his big frame, and can run a 6.7-second 60-yard dash.
Trey Griffin OF
King HS, Stockbridge, Ga.
Height: 6-4 Weight: 205 Bats/Throws: R/R
Griffin is a gifted athlete with good size and strength. He has the tools and athleticism to be a very good all-around player that can win a game in many different ways. He hits from an open stance and has good raw power, even to the opposite field. Griffin runs the 60-yard dash in 6.8 seconds.
Jacoby Jones SS
Richton (Miss.) HS
Height: 6-3 Weight: 189 Bats/Throws: R/R
Jones has a pro-ready body and is exciting to watch. With a good arm and a wiry frame, he has the tools that give him the option to play multiple positions at the next level. He's an above-average runner with a high ceiling and has a verbal commitment to Louisiana State.
Connor Narron SS
Aycock HS, Pikeville, N.C.
Height: 6-3 Weight: 187 Bats/Throws: B/R
Yet another prep standout with major league bloodlines, as Narron's father Jerry is a former big league player and manager. Already big and strong, Connor may make a move to third base, and he has the power and arm strength to play the hot corner.
Justin O'Conner RHP/SS
Cowan HS, Muncie, Ind.
Height: 6-1 Weight: 190 Bats/Throws: R/R
Whether O'Conner is taken as a position player or pitcher is yet to be seen. He has a long, lean frame with smooth actions and a strong arm from shortstop. At the plate, he consistently hits the ball hard, showing the ability to hit for average and power. On the mound, he sits in the low 90s with a sharp, 75 mph curveball.
Shane Rowland C
Tampa (Fla.) Catholic HS
Height: 5-10 Weight: 175 Bats/Throws: L/R
Rowland is an athletic catcher with good tools. He's smooth behind the plate with a strong arm. He hits from the left side and also has good baseball bloodlines, as his father, Donnie, played five years in the Tigers system.
DeAndre Smelter RHP
Tattnall Square Academy, Macon, Ga.
Height: 6-2 Weight: 205 Bats/Throws: R/R
Smelter is a 6-foot-2, 205-pound righthander with broad shoulders and a thick lower half. He rocks back and fires 89-92 mph fastballs from a lower three-quarters arm slot and touches 93. Smelter hides the ball well and mixes in an 83 mph changeup and an 80-81 mph slider. He's a good athlete that ran the 60-yard dash in 6.6 seconds.
Brandon Stephens C
Lassiter HS, Marietta, Ga.
Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 Bats/Throws: R/R
Stephens has a classic catcher's frame. Another good athlete behind the plate, Stephens has a quick bat with a high finish, resulting in present gap power with more in store. He's an adept receiver with a good arm and has a good baseball IQ.
Karsten Whitson RHP
Chipley (Fla.) HS
Height: 6-4 Weight: 190 Bats/Throws: R/R
Another projectable righty from Florida, Whitson has a fastball that sits 91-93 mph and can touch 94-95 with some life. He also throws a low-80s slider, putting him near the top of the mix of righthanders for 2010. He has a commitment to Florida.