Draft Tracker Chart: March 10

Keeping track of prospects at each position






CATCHERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Bryce Harper
CC of Southern Nevada
Splitting time between catcher and center field, but hitting .408/.500/.831 with wood as basically a high school junior
Recent story: Harper Solid In First Weekend
Stefan Sabol Aliso Niquel HS, Aliso Viejo, Calif. Good athlete with quick bat, but may have to move to outfield
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Micah Gibbs
Louisiana State Solid receiver that shows plus makeup and game calling is off to a torrid start with the bat (1.249 OPS)
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Yasmani Grandal
Miami
Leading the Hurricanes in hitting with more power to come
Recent story: Team USA Top 20 Premium
CORNER INFIELDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Zack Cox Arkansas Parlaying great showing on the Cape into hot start for the Razorbacks
Recent story: Cape Cod League Top 30 Prospects Premium
Nick Castellanos
Archbishop McCarthy HS, Southwest Ranches, Fla.
Started the season 17-for-25 with four home runs
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MIDDLE INFIELDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Manny Machado Brito HS, Miami Silky-smooth defender that projects to hit for power
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Christian Colon Cal State Fullerton Hasn't progressed from last year; stock is slipping
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Jedd Gyorko
West Virginia
So far, hasn't hit the best competition he's faced while feasting on lesser arms
Recent story: Gyorko's Bat Leads The Mountaineers
Yordy Cabrera
Lakeland (Fla.) HS
Moved to U.S. from Dominican and is older than the rest of his class, but is very strong and has a fallback on the mound
Recent story: Their Turn
Garin Cecchini
Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La.
Will likely move to 3B, but has good strike zone judgement and power from left side
Recent story: Garin Cecchini Q&A
Rick Hague
Rice
Off to a bad start, both at the plate and in the field (see Draft Tracker for more)
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OUTFIELDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Josh Sale
Bishop Blanchet HS, Seattle
Best hitter—for average and power—in this year's high school class
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Bryce Brentz
Middle Tennessee State
Hasn't pitched yet and moved to center field; homered twice Wednesday vs. Tennessee, giving him five for the season
Recent story: Brentz Bashes With Old-School Style
Todd Cunningham
Jacksonville State
Eleven of his first 17 hits have gone for extra bases
Recent story: Cunningham Breaks Out
Jarrett Parker
Virginia
Hit first homer Wednesday after belting 16 last year
Recent story: Cape Cod League Top 30 Prospects Premium
Michael Choice
Texas-Arlington
Off to one of the best starts in the country: .400/.528/.900 over first 40 ABs
Recent story: Team USA Top 20 Premium
Austin Wilson
Harvard-Westlake HS, Los Angeles
Had lower back issues this fall, but one of the draft's best athletes
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Gary Brown
Cal State Fullerton
One of Fullerton's few bright spots this season; hitting .478/.489/.826 with 7 stolen bases
Recent story: College Mailbag: March 3
LeVon Washington
Chipola (Fla.) JC
It's been cold and he's been injured, but Washington has stumbled out of the gate after not signing as a first-rounder last year
Recent story: Washington Stands Out At Gulf Coast Tournament
Chevez Clarke
Marietta (Ga.) HS
Playing with newfound enthusiasm after appearing appathetic at times this summer
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Leon Landry
Louisiana State
No home runs yet, but right behind Gibbs with a 1.124 OPS
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Austin Wates
Virginia Tech
Good athlete with unorthodox swing that divides scouts on his future value
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Drew Vettleson
Central Kitsap HS, Silverdale, Wash.
Can pitch with both arms, but future is as a power-hitting outfielder
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Michael Lorenzen
Union HS, Fullerton, Calif.
Lorenzen has a quick bat and hits upper 90s from the outfield
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RIGHTHANDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Jameson Taillon
The Woodlands (Texas) HS
As truly dominant as he was this summer, he's been even better this spring—up to 99 mph; could be first HS RHP ever to go first overall
Recent story: Prospect Q&A: Jameson Taillon
Anthony Ranaudo
Louisiana State
Pushed back another week with stress reaction in right elbow; just 5 IP so far
Recent story: LSU Ace Will Miss Another Week
A.J. Cole
Oviedo (Fla.) HS
A little slow out of the gate, but was up to 95 this summer with projection remaining
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Deck McGuire
Georgia Tech
Nearly flawless this spring: 2-0, 0.82 with 25 Ks and 3 BB over 22 IP
Recent story: What A Difference Three Years Makes
Karsten Whitson
Chipley (Fla.) HS
Athletic with an above-average fastball and one of the best breaking balls in the class
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Dylan Covey
Maranatha HS, Pasadena, Calif.
Up to 96 mph in season debut with a sharp breaking ball
Recent story: Covey Sharp In 2010 Debut
Alex Wimmers
Ohio State
Off to a great start: 3-0, 2.84 with 23 Ks over 19 IP
Recent story: Hard Work Pays Off For Ohio State's Wimmers
Brandon Workman
Texas
Excellent start as part of Longhorns' fearsome rotation
Recent story: Pitching Staff Is Why Texas Is Ranked No. 1
Brett Eibner
Arkansas
Pitching well for Razorbacks (13 SO in 11 IP), but would also be a prospect as an outfielder
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Kevin Gausman
Grandview HS, Aurora, Colo.
Lanky and projectable; was up to 96 as a junior
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Kyle Blair
San Diego
Racking up a lot of strikeouts (24 in 17 IP), but needs to limit free passes (11)
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Jesse Hahn
Virginia Tech
High school teammate of Matt Harvey has been electric for Hokies, sitting 92-96 mph with fastball as starter
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Chad Bettis
Texas Tech
Striking out a batter an inning, but also has been hit pretty hard, as 4.91 ERA would suggest
Recent story: Team USA Top 20 Premium
Stetson Allie
St. Edward HS, Lakewood, Ohio
Talented two-way player; tops out in upper 90s, but control is an issue
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Kevin Jacob
Georgia Tech
7.11 ERA for Yellow Jackets, but only 6 innings of work
Recent story: What A Difference Three Years Makes
Matt Harvey
North Carolina
Up and down career has seen more ups this spring, including 92-95 mph
Recent story: Three Strikes: March 8
Kaleb Cowart
Cook HS, Adel, Ga.
As a hitter he's a switch-hitter with power; on the mound he's 93-94 with a power curveball
Recent story: 2010 Preseason All-Americans Premium
Cam Bedrosian
East Coweta HS, Sharpsburg, Ga.
The son of former Cy Young winner Steve Bedrosian is very strong and holds his mid-90s velocity late into games
Recent story: Like Father, Like Son
Drew Cisco
Wando HS, Mount Pleasant, S.C.
Born to pitch—fills up the strike zone and is extremely polished for a high school pitcher
Recent story: Drew Cisco Q&A
DeAndre Smelter
Tattnall Square Academy, Macon, Ga.
A little rusty after basketball season, but learning his craft from HS pitching coach—former big league all-star Kevin Brown
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Robbie Aviles
Suffern (N.Y.) HS
Low 90s this summer, but there's more there
Recent story: 2010 Preseason High School All-Americans
LEFTHANDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Drew Pomeranz
Mississippi
28 strikeouts over first 17 innings
Recent story: Team USA Top 20 Premium
Chris Sale
Florida Gulf Coast
Winless so far, but has 1.38 ERA with 21 strikeouts and 3 walks over first 13 innings
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James Paxton
Undetermined
This year's wild card—left Kentucky and will likely pitch for an Indy league team
Recent story: Final Thoughts On Paxton's Departure
Bryan Morgado
Tennessee
20 strikeouts, 8 BB over 16 innings, but nasty 7.47 ERA
Recent story: Brave New World