2013 State Draft Report: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania lacks high-end talent this season, and might not have a player taken in the first five rounds, but the state offers solid depth, particularly at the college level.

***** One for the books
**** Banner year
*** Solid, not spectacular
** Not up to par
* Nothing to see here
Rating compares this year’s group to what a state typically produces, not to other states

The talent isn’t limited to the big-name schools, either, as there is some intriguing talent in Pennsylvania’s small colleges. Tim Mayza runs his fastball up to 93 mph from the left side and has a good changeup. He has good pitchability but will need to improve his breaking ball, as it’s below-average right now. Righthander Rob Rogers has a low 90s fastball with good run. Outfielder Leon Stimpson started his career at UNC Asheville, but wound up at Alvernia after a coaching change. He has a wiry frame and runs well.

BA 500 Scouting Reports

1. Pat Young, RHP, Villanova (National Rank: 193)
2. Elvin Soto, C, Pittsburgh (National Rank: 229)
3. Ethan Mildren, RHP, Pittsburgh (National Rank: 375)
4. A.J. Bogucki, RHP, Boyertown (Pa.) Area HS (National Rank: 383)
5. Alex Haines, LHP, Seton Hill (Pa.) (National Rank: 407)


6. Tim Mayza, LHP, Millersville (Pa.)
7. Lou Trivino, RHP, Slippery Rock (Pa.)
8. Leon Stimpson, OF, Alvernia (Pa.)
9. Rob Rogers, RHP, Keystone (Pa.)
10. Andy Ravel, RHP, Wilson HS, Reading Station, Pa.
11. Matt Wotherspoon, RHP, Pittsburgh
12. Cole Boozel, RHP, Mount Union (Pa.) HS
13. Matt Rowland, SS, Chestnut Hill Academy, Philadelphia
14. Casey Turner, OF, Lehigh
15. Jimmy Yacabonis, RHP, St. Joseph’s