Draft Tracker Chart: March 24

Keeping track of prospects at each position






CATCHERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Bryce Harper
CC of Southern Nevada
Raised his season line to an incredible .420/.514/.864
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 5-for-26 over the last two weeks
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Yasmani Grandal
Miami
Switch-hitting catcher with power—though it hasn't shown up much in games yet
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CORNER INFIELDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Zack Cox Arkansas Off to a great start, but scouts believe he'll have to choose between hitting for average or hitting for power
Recent story: Cape Cod League Top 30 Prospects Premium
Nick Castellanos
Archbishop McCarthy HS, Southwest Ranches, Fla.
Has been a steady performer and is still growing into power potential
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MIDDLE INFIELDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Manny Machado Brito HS, Miami Silky-smooth defender is off to a hot start with the  bat
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Christian Colon Cal State Fullerton Went off this weekend with four home runs, but there are concerns over his body going backwards after his leg injury
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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
The opposite of  Bryce Harper—a high school player that will turn 20 this September
Recent story: Their Turn
Garin Cecchini
Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La.
Torn ACL ended his senior season early
Recent story: Cecchini To Have Knee Surgery
Rick Hague
Rice
Not hitting well and 11 errors ties him for the most in Conference USA
Recent story: Draft Tracker: March 10
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
Broke out of a 3-for-23 slump by going 7-for-10 March 20 and 21
Recent story: Cunningham Breaks Out
Jarrett Parker
Virginia
Has been a non-factor in Virginia's lineup this year
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Michael Choice
Texas-Arlington
Cooled a bit since last Draft Tracker, but still hitting .387/.525/.787
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Austin Wilson
Harvard-Westlake HS, Los Angeles
One of the draft's best athletes needs a little tinkering at the plate
Recent story: Marquee Matchups In Southern California
Gary Brown
Cal State Fullerton
Hitting .457/.479/.707 and may be passing Colon as Fullerton's best prospect
Recent story: College Mailbag: March 3
Kyle Parker
Clemson
Dual-sport athlete is having a banner year for the Tigers: .413/.527/.840 over first 75 at-bats
LeVon Washington
Chipola (Fla.) JC
He only has 39 at-bats, but Washington has been really floundering at the plate, hitting an anemic .231/.333/.308
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
Leading the Tigers with a .373 batting average
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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
Threw a no-hitter while striking out 19 on March 23
Recent story: Taillon Throws No-Hitter, Strikes Out 19
Anthony Ranaudo
Louisiana State
Scheduled to pitch a couple innings March 28
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: 3-1, 1.15 with 39 Ks and 8 BB over 39 IP
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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: 5-0, 2.12 with 41 Ks over 34 IP
Recent story: Hard Work Pays Off For Ohio State's Wimmers
Brandon Workman
Texas
Excellent start (3-1, 2.94) as part of Longhorns' fearsome rotation
Recent story: Pitching Staff Is Why Texas Is Ranked No. 1
Brett Eibner
Arkansas
Pitching well for Razorbacks (22 SO in 21 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
Eight strikeouts last week against Rice
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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
39 strikeouts over 37 innings, but also has 15 walks
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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
Only has 7 innings over Georgia Tech's first 19 games
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Matt Harvey
North Carolina
Up and down career has seen more ups this spring, including touching 97 mph with his fastballole
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
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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
49 strikeouts over first 29 innings
Recent story: Team USA Top 20 Premium
Chris Sale
Florida Gulf Coast
2-0, 1.73 with 40 strikeouts and just four walks over first 26 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