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2016 State Draft Report: Wisconsin



CROP RATING
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Rating compares this year's group to what a state typically produces, not to other states
Number of players drafted in 2015: 3. High school hitters from Wisconsin rarely get drafted high enough to sign. But this year, shortstop Gavin Lux will almost assuredly hear his name called sometime on Thursday night on TV. Lux's presence alone would make this a great year for Wisconsin draft talent, but once you add in Ben Rortvedt, Lake Bachar and Nate Brown, this is one of the best years for Wisconsin draft talent ever.
NATIONAL TOP 500 PROSPECTS
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1. Gavin Lux, ss, Indian Trail Academy, Kenosha, Wis. (National Rank: 36) 2. Ben Rortvedt, c, Verona (Wis.) HS (National Rank: 82) 3. Lake Bachar, rhp, Wisconsin-Whitewater (National Rank: 269) 4. Nate Brown, rhp, Arrowhead Union HS, Hartland, Wis. (National Rank: 377)  
OTHER PROSPECTS OF NOTE
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5. Jack Eagan, lhp, Wautoma (Wisc.) HS 6. Dominic Clementi, of, Arrowhead HS, Hartland, Wisc. 7. Brian Keller, rhp, Wisconsin-Milwaukee  
ADDITIONAL SCOUTING REPORTS
Jack Eagan, lhp, Wautoma (Wisc.) HS - Eagan has a big frame (6-foot-5), velocity (88-90 mph) and a downer curveball but he needs to refine his delivery to locate more consistently. He's signed with Indiana. Dominic Clementi, of, Arrowhead HS, Hartland, Wisc. - Clementi is an athletic lefthanded hitting outfielder who is committed to Michigan. Brian Keller, rhp, Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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- Keller isn't flashy, but he's a senior with four pitches he can locate and he's proven durable.

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