Draft Tracker Chart: April 7






CATCHERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Bryce Harper
CC of Southern Nevada
Just keeps hitting—.426/.521/.870 now
Recent story: Harper Solid In First Weekend
Micah Gibbs
Louisiana State Leading one of the country's top teams in hitting at .396
Recent story: College Best Tools Premium
Yasmani Grandal
Miami
There's a lot to like in a switch-hitter with power and a strong arm
Recent story: Another Elite ACC Backstop Premium
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: Checking In On College Draft Prospects In The Southeast
Nick Castellanos
Archbishop McCarthy HS, Southwest Ranches, Fla.
Has been a steady performer and is still growing into power potential
Recent story: Wrigley Runs Premium
MIDDLE INFIELDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Manny Machado Brito HS, Miami Silky-smooth defender is off to a hot start with the bat
Recent story: In The Spotlight Premium
Christian Colon Cal State Fullerton Started slowly, but is now hitting .327/.429/.611
Recent story: Team USA Top 20 Premium
Kolbrin Vitek Ball State Second-team All-American is tearing it up at the plate (1.204 OPS)
Recent story: Great Lakes League Top 10 Prospects Premium
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
Not dominating his competition like teams would like to see from an older high school player
Recent story: Their Turn
Derek Dietrich Georgia Tech Has always hit well for Georgia Tech, but turned it up a notch this year
Garin Cecchini
Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La.
Torn ACL ended his senior season early
Recent story: Cecchini To Have Knee Surgery
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
Recent story: Big Year Premium
Bryce Brentz
Middle Tennessee State
Sidelined for two to three weeks with a broken ankle
Recent story: Checking In On College Draft Prospects In The Southeast
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
Todd Cunningham
Jacksonville State
Hitting well (.363), but competition isn't as good as others here are facing
Recent story: Cunningham Breaks Out
Michael Choice
Texas-Arlington
1.316 OPS with fourth-most walks in the country (31)
Recent story: Team USA Top 20 Premium
Gary Brown
Cal State Fullerton
.466 average ranks eighth in the country
Recent story: College Mailbag: March 3
Kyle Parker
Clemson
Dual-sport athlete is having a banner year for the Tigers: .382/.500/.725 over first 102 at-bats
Jarrett Parker
Virginia
Has been a non-factor in Virginia's lineup this year
Recent story: Cape Cod League Top 30 Prospects Premium
Chevez Clarke
Marietta (Ga.) HS
Playing with newfound enthusiasm after appearing apathetic at times this summer
Recent story: 2010 Preseason All-Americans Premium
LeVon Washington
Chipola (Fla.) JC
Got off to a miserably slow start, but still has plenty of top-shelf tools
Recent story: Washington Stands Out At Gulf Coast Tournament
Leon Landry
Louisiana State
Not a big power guy, but the center fielder is hitting .351 with 11 stolen bases
Recent story: College Best Tools Premium
Austin Wates
Virginia Tech
Good athlete with unorthodox swing that divides scouts on his future value
Recent story: College Best Tools Premium
Drew Vettleson
Central Kitsap HS, Silverdale, Wash.
Can pitch with both arms, but future is as a power-hitting outfielder
Recent story: Vettleson Turning Heads Premium
Michael Lorenzen
Union HS, Fullerton, Calif.
Lorenzen has a quick bat and hits upper 90s from the outfield
Recent story: Top Area Code Hitters
RIGHTHANDERS
Player College/H.S. Update
Jameson Taillon
The Woodlands (Texas) HS
Best stuff in this year's class
Recent story: Taillon Throws No-Hitter, Strikes Out 19
Anthony Ranaudo
Louisiana State
Back on the mound after missing four weeks after his first start
Recent story: LSU Ace Will Miss Another Week
Karsten Whitson
Chipley (Fla.) HS
Athletic with an above-average fastball and one of the best breaking balls in the class
Recent story: 2010 Preseason All-Americans Premium
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
Deck McGuire
Georgia Tech
Commands all of his pitches well and has been lights out this season
Recent story: 2010 College Best Tools Premium
A.J. Cole
Oviedo (Fla.) HS
A little slow out of the gate, but was up to 95 this summer with projection remaining
Recent story: 2010 Preseason All-Americans Premium
Alex Wimmers
Ohio State
Off to a great start: 6-0, 1.98 with 46 Ks over 41 IP
Recent story: Hard Work Pays Off For Ohio State's Wimmers
Brandon Workman
Texas
Excellent start (5-1, 3.09) as part of Longhorns' fearsome rotation
Recent story: Pitching Staff Is Why Texas Is Ranked No. 1
Brett Eibner
Arkansas
A two-way prospect, but scouts prefer him on the mound, where he's up to 94 mph
Recent story: Checking In On College Draft Prospects In The Southeast
Stetson Allie
St. Edward HS, Lakewood, Ohio
Talented two-way player; tops out in upper 90s and is working to improve control
Recent story: 2010 Preseason All-Americans Premium
Kevin Gausman
Grandview HS, Aurora, Colo.
Just getting going this spring—up to 94 mph in front of 100 scouts last week in Las Vegas
Recent story: 2010 Preseason All-Americans Premium
Kyle Blair
San Diego
Has thrown back-to-back eight-strikeout starts
Recent story: College Best Tools Premium
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
Jesse Hahn
Virginia Tech
High school teammate of Matt Harvey has been electric for Hokies, sitting 92-96 mph with fastball as starter
Matt Harvey
North Carolina
Up and down career has seen more ups this spring, touching 97 mph and flashing new power slider
Recent story: Three Strikes: March 8
Asher Wojciechowski
The Citadel
Sits in the mid-90s with a good slider; leading the country with 68 strikeouts
Recent story: Golden Spikes Spotlight
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
Chad Bettis
Texas Tech
55 strikeouts over 49 innings, but also has 19 walks
Recent story: Team USA Top 20 Premium
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
Recent story: PG National Standouts Premium
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
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
65 strikeouts over first 44 innings
Recent story: Team USA Top 20 Premium
Chris Sale
Florida Gulf Coast
4-0, 1.29 with 61 strikeouts and just five walks over first 42 innings
Recent story: Golden Spikes Spotlight
James Paxton
Grand Prairie AirHogs
Left Kentucky to pitch for an Indy league team
Recent story: Paxton Will Pitch For AirHogs

Green= New to the Draft Tracker this week