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Five Players To Watch This Upcoming College Baseball Season

Reading Time: 4 minutesThis year’s short-lived college baseball season was unexpected by everyone. College baseball fans were unable to witness generational talents in Arizona State’s Spencer Torkelson, Vanderbilt’s Austin Martin and more. The 2020 talent filled draft class is projected to accomplish a list of great feats in the big leagues. But moving forward, the 2021 draft class is filled with potential franchise aces and building block infielders that could also fill out to be impactful players on big league rosters. There is no doubt that the 2021 draft class will follow the 2020 draft class and achieve big things...

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Philadelphia Phillies Draft Recap: Analyzing The Picks

Reading Time: 2 minutesIn this years shortened draft, the Phillies had a very good selection of players. As a result, this picked up and boosted every needed category in their farm system.  Here’s who they selected: Round 1 (15): Mick Abel, RHP Grade: A- Abel, a 6’5” right handed starting pitcher out of Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon uses his tall frame and his easy delivery to the plate. Abel brings big potential to be a franchise arm for the Phillies’ pitching staff in the future years. His fastball lights up to 97 MPH and couples it with...

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Chicago White Sox Draft Recap: Pick Breakdowns

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe MLB draft concluded yesterday after 5 rounds and I am going to recap my favorite team, the White Sox. First Pick: Garret Crochet Garret Crochet was an interesting pick in my eyes. It wasn’t an attempted underslot because he was one of the best guys available, but I’m not sure he was the guy though. According to an MLB Now article, the scouts were pleading for them to take Mick Abel who went 15 to the Phillies but Kenny Williams overrode the scouts and took Crochet. I don’t have a lot of faith in Williams...

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Detroit Tigers Draft Recap: Analyzing the Top Picks

Reading Time: 2 minutesTo start off, I want to say that this was Tigers General Manager, Al Avila’s best and – I mean best – moment as the Tigers GM. I’d give this draft a very high A-grade. Detroit’s farm system desperately lacked hitters and outside of Riley Greene and Isaac Parades, They don’t have any above-average position players. Here’s who General Manager Al Avila selected in this years shortened 5-round draft: Spencer Torkelson: With the number one pick in the 2020 MLB draft the Detroit Tigers selected the best player in the draft in Arizona State’s 3B/1B Spencer Torkelson....

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Chicago Cubs Draft Recap: Analyzing the Picks

Reading Time: 3 minutesThis years MLB draft is like no other before. COVID-19 shortened and even canceled high school and college baseball seasons and as a result, teams were left stranded. Major League Baseball took matter into their own hands and adjusted the draft from the original 40 round to a now slim 5 rounds. This comes or the better and for the worse – as scouts have less prospects to search through. On the down side, thousands of high school seniors and projected late round draft picks will not hear their name called. The Chicago Cubs under a new...

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