2016 Draft Report Card: St. Louis Cardinals

Draft Report Cards

BEST PURE HITTER: OF Dylan Carlson (1) is a switch-hitter with a track record of hitting in upper-level showcase events. He has an advanced understanding of what pitchers are trying to do, has a good feel for the game and projects as an above-average hitter. SS Delvin Perez (1) has greater upside as a hitter than Carlson with lots of bat speed and the speed to beat out infield hits. He could end up as a plus hitter but has further to go as far pitch recognition.

This Article is a paid feature of the Baseball America website. To continue reading, please sign-in.

Login to Your AccountPurchase Website Access