2016 State Draft Report: Dakotas (North and South Dakota)
|Rating compares this year's group to what a state typically produces, not to other states|
Number of players drafted in 2015: 5. Just two years ago, not one player was drafted from either North or South Dakota. This year the area will do much better than that. With two players in the #BA500, this is a banner year for the Dakotas, although as usually is the case, there won't be many players taken overall.
|NATIONAL TOP 500 PROSPECTS|
|BA 500 Scouting Reports|
1. Zach Muckenhirn, lhp, North Dakota (National Rank: 203) 2. Dalton Feeney, rhp, Century HS, Bismarck, N.D. (National Rank: 237)
|OTHER PROSPECTS OF NOTE|
|2016 Draft Map|
3. Landon Busch, rhp, South Dakota State
|ADDITIONAL SCOUTING REPORTS|
Mets Fail To Sign Kumar Rocker By Signing Deadline
The Mets and first round righthander Kumar Rocker failed to come to terms on a deal, and with the August 1, 5 p.m. ET signing deadline now in the rearview mirror, the Mets are the only team that failed to come to terms with its first overall pick in the 2021 draft.
Landon Busch, rhp, South Dakota State - A redshirt junior who transferred from Kansas State, Busch was South Dakota State's best pitcher. He's a strike-thrower with an upper-80s fastball and a playable slider.