March 8th, 2014
Remember when I said that we were done for good with all the inclement weather from week one of the college baseball season? Turns out I’m not what those in the biz would call “someone who has a clue what they’re talking about.” Either way, here’s your Rundown for Friday’s slate of games.
Ben Wetzler — LHP Oregon State — After the whole Phillies/Draft/NCAA suspension fiasco to begin the season, Ben Wetzler is finally getting back to what he does best and that’s anchoring the Beavs’ weekend rotation Read more »
March 6th, 2014
As we start to settle into the college season — and as the high school season begins in many states — out of conference schedules are giving way to the conference tilts. , and the ACC has a full slate. Let’s start there and work our way through the Draftbook.
Virginia heads to Duke in a series that really should not cause much trouble for the Wahoos. Of course there is Derek Fisher to keep an eye on, but also look out for Mike Papi (1B/OF) and Brandon Downes (OF). Read more »
March 4th, 2014
The 2014 Draftbook is on sale for $1.99
This was one of the more difficult systems to put in order, as outside of the fairly obvious top four, there’s a lot of guys with similar skill-sets, and deciding which ones had more upside or likelihood to reach the big-leagues was somewhat of a challenge. There isn’t much here in terms of hitting depth — particularly up the middle — and while there’s some pitching depth, most of the arms project to be back-end guys or relievers. I don’t think it’s a terrible group, but I’d probably rank the Marlins system in the bottom-third right now, and I would say only the Braves have less depth of the teams in the National League East.
||6-2 / 190
|Heaney dominated the Florida State League, posting a 0.88 ERA and striking out over a hitter an inning, and then pitched very well upon his promotion to Double-A. With two plus off-speed pitches and plus command, he may be the best left-handed pitching prospect in all of baseball. Read more »