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Top 20 High School Baseball Prospects 2013

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The Top 20 High School Baseball Prospects from 2013

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Top 20 High School Baseball Prospects 2013

  1. 1. HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TOP 20 2013 PROSPECTS
  2. 2. #20 MATTHEW MCPHEARSON- OF  Riverdale Baptist, Columbia, MD  College/YOG: Miami  Height: 6’0  Weight: 170  Bats/Throws: Left/Left  Scouting Report- True CF prospect who may be the fastest player in the draft. Patient approach at the plate with a short LH stroke gives the look of a future leadoff man  MLB Draft: 4th round, Arizona Diamondbacks
  3. 3. #19 JAN HERNANDEZ- SS/3B  Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy, San Juan, PR  Height: 6’3  Weight: 194  Bats/Throws: Right/Right  Scouting Report- Tall, lean infielder with the makings of an impact bat. Actions and hands are sound defensively and will stay on the left side of the infield. RH bat with some juice that will only get better  Draft- 3rd, Philadelphia Phillies
  4. 4. #18 IVAN WILSON- OF  Ruston, Simsboro, LA  Height: 6’3  Weight: 220  Bats/Throws: Right/Right  Scouting Report: An impressive athlete with a big, physical frame, above average speed, and excellent bat speed. Some refinements could unlock huge upside  Draft- 3rd Round, New York Mets
  5. 5. #17 HUNTER GREEN- LHP  Warren East, Bowling Green, KY  College/YOG: Kentucky/2013  Height: 6’4  Weight: 160  Bats/Throws: Left/Left  Scouting Report- Loose, lanky LHP has very good arm speed and deceptive release. Feel for off-speed stuff combines with 88-92 with more velocity a strong possibility  Draft- 2nd Round, LA Angels
  6. 6. #16 PHIL BICKFORD RHP  Oaks Christian, Ventura, CA  College/YOG: Cal St. Fullerton/2013  Height: 6’4  Weight: 185  Bats/Throws: Right/Right  Scouting Report: ¾ arm slot leads to tailing fastball. Fastball/slider mix makes for uncomfortable at bats for right-handed hitters  Draft: 1st Round, Blue Jays
  7. 7. #15 DUSTIN DRIVER RHP  Wenatchee, Wenatchee, WA  College/YOG: UCLA/2013  Height: 6’3  Weight: 215  Bats/Throws: Right/Right  Scouting Report: Solidly built RHP with an aggressive approach. Attacks hitter with an over-the-toplow 90s FB that shows good downhill plane and gets on hitter in a hurry  Draft: 7th Round, Oakland Athletics
  8. 8. #14 JUSTIN WILLIAMS- OF  Terrebone, Houma, LA  College/YOG: LSU/2013  Height: 6’2  Weight: 215  Bats/Throws: Left/Right  Scouting Report: Raw, young LF prospect with serious power in his LH stroke. Has the ability to hit the ball out of the park from foul pole to foul pole.  Draft: 2nd Round, Arizona Diamondbacks
  9. 9. #13 ROBERT KAMINSKY LHP  St. Joseph Regional, Englewood Cliffs, NJ  College/YOG: North Carolina/2013  Height: 6’0  Weight: 190  Bats/Throws: Switch/Left  Scouting Report: Undersized LHP with advanced stuff. FB sits comfortably upper 80s to low 90s with a big breaking curve that generates plenty of swing and miss  Draft: 1st Round, St. Louis Cardinals
  10. 10. #12 CONNOR JONES RHP  Great Bridge, Chesapeake, VA  College/YOG: Virginia/2013  Height: 6’3  Weight: 185  Bats/Throws: Right/Right  Scouting Report: Advanced RHP who is a strike thrower with a fast paced delivery. FB has life and sits at 9093, breaking ball had depth and tilt and change-up has some sink  Draft: 21st Round, San Diego Padres
  11. 11. #11 NICK CIUFFO C  Lexington, Charleston, SC  College/YOG: South Carolina/2013  Height: 6’1  Weight: 200  Bats/Throws: Left/Right  Scouting Report: Competitor with solid defensive skills and line drive left handed stroke. A LHH catcher with toughness is always in demand.  Draft: 1st Round, Tampa Bay Rays
  12. 12. #10 BILLY MCKINNEY OF  Plano West, Plano, TX  College/YOG: TCU/2013  Height: 6’1  Weight:195  Bats/Throws: Left/Left  Scouting Report: OF prospect that can flat out hit. LH stroke seems to always result in barrel contact. Uses the whole field, works at bats, and flashes occasional power.  Draft: 1st Round, Oakland Athletics
  13. 13. #9 TREY BALL III LHP/OF  New Castle, New Castle, IN  College/YOG: Texas/2013  Height: 6’6  Weight: 180  Bats/Throws: Left/Left  Scouting Report: Legitimate 2-way prospect whose long, lean frame generates low 90s velocity on the mound. Also an above average defensive outfielder who can run and has an effective LH swing  Draft: 1st Round, Boston Red Sox
  14. 14. #8 REESE MCGUIRE C  Kentwood, Kent, WA  College/YOG: San Diego/2013  Height: 6’1  Weight: 190  Bats/Throws: Left/Right  Scouting Report: Solid all-around catcher with high baseball IQ and leadership qualities. LH bat is more of a contact bat at present with some flashes of pull power.  Draft: 1st Round, Pittsburgh Pirates
  15. 15. #7 HUNTER HARVEY RHP  Bandys, Catawba, NC  Height: 6’3  Weight: 170  Bats/Throws: Right/Right  Scouting Report: Lean and loose RHP who can run his FB into the mid 90s and has a good feel for a spike curveball and change. Fresh arm and bloodlines add to the appeal  Draft: 1st Round, Baltimore Orioles
  16. 16. #6 JP CRAWFORD SS  Lakewood, Lakewood, CA  College/YOG: USC/2013  Height: 6’2  Weight: 180  Bats/Throws: Left/Right  Scouting Report: LHH shortstop who makes it look easy. Line drive stroke with good plane utilizes the whole field. Glides defensively with range the range and arm necessary to stay at SS.  Draft: 1st Round, Philadelphia Phillies
  17. 17. #5 DOMINIC SMITH OF/1B  Serra, Los Angeles, CA  College/YOG: USC/2013  Height: 6’0  Weight: 195 lbs  Bats/Throws: Left/Left  Scouting Report: One of the best swings in the class. LH stroke is fluid and loose and results in hard contact. Underrated athlete who runs and throws well enough to play RF and very advanced at 1B  Draft: 1st Round, NY Mets
  18. 18. #4 JONATHAN DENNEY C/3B  Yukon, Yukon, OK  College/YOG: Arkansas/2013  Height: 6’2  Weight: 205  Bats/Throws: Right/Right  Scouting Report: Sturdy C prospect that has a feel for the barrel and leverage power in RH stroke. More advanced as a receiver than given credit for and plenty of arm to control running game.  Draft: 3rd Round, Boston Red Sox
  19. 19. #3 KOHL STEWART  St.Puis, Tomball, TX  College/YOG: Texas A&M/2013  Height: 6’3  Weight: 185  Bats/Throws: Right/Right  Scouting Report: Prototypical RH power arm with athleticism, mid 90s velocity and feel for off-speed stuff.  Draft: 1st Round, Minnesota Twins
  20. 20. #2 CLINT FRAZIER OF  Loganville, Loganville, GA  College/YOG: Georgia/2013  Height: 6’0  Weight: 190  Bats/Throws: Right/Right  Scouting Report: Powerful RH stroke with outstanding bat speed. Shows present power and is quick twitch in all he does. Run and throw tools also well above average  Draft: 1st Round, Cleveland Indians
  21. 21. #1 AUSTIN MEADOWS OF  Grayson, Grayson, GA  College/YOG: Clemson/2013  Height: 6’3  Weight: 200  Bats/Throws: Left/Left  Scouting Report: Athletic center fielder with a short, quick LH stroke that has a future power in it. Wellrounded game with the chance for plus tools across the board.  Draft: 1st Round, Pittsburgh Pirates

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