|Solid, not spectacular|
|Rating compares this year’s group to what a state typically produces, not to other states|
The Washington class in 2016 has no one on the order of Austin Rei, who was grabbed by the Red Sox in the third round a year ago, but it does have more depth than 2015. Two-sport star Christian Jones is committed to the Huskies and brings some comparisons to Ryan Howard.
The depth of the high school class is particularly notable, with scrappy 18U star Morgan McCullough and bat-first Washington commit Austin Shenton leading the way.
|NATIONAL TOP 500 PROSPECTS|
|BA 500 Scouting Reports|
1. Christian Jones, 1b, Federal Way (Wash.) HS (National Rank: 140)
2. Ian Hamilton, rhp, Washington State (National Rank: 221)
3. Brandon Bailey, rhp, Gonzaga (National Rank: 282)
4. Austin Shenton, 3b, Bellingham (Wash.) HS (National Rank: 284)
5. Brock Carpenter, 3b, Seattle (National Rank: 361)
6. Morgan McCullough, 2b/ss, West Seattle HS (National Rank: 429)
7. Troy Rallings, rhp, Washington (National Rank: 430)
8. Michael Toglia, of, Gig Harbor (Wash.) HS (National Rank: 434)
9. Jordan Jones, rhp, Kentwood HS, Covington, Wash. (National Rank: 440)
|OTHER PROSPECTS OF NOTE|
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10. CJ Gettman, rhp, Central Washington
11. Chris Baker, 3b, Washington
12. Brady Whalen, ss, Union HS, Camas, Wash.
13. Herbie Good, rhp, Auburn, Wash. (no school)
14. Spencer Jones, rhp, Washington
15. Hunter Wells, rhp, Gonzaga
16. Danny Sinatro, of, Skyline HS, Sammamish, Wash.
17. Joey Harris, c, Gonzaga
18. Taylor Jones, rhp, Gonzaga
19. Jack Meggs, 2b, Washington
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