Final Draft Board: Preference List (6/4/18)


MLB Draft 2018

Time to Put the 2018 Draft Class to Bed….


Preference List: Final Draft Board

(w/ Future Value in Mind)

Regulars to Impact


1) Jordyn Adams

Potential potential to dream on..ball hawk in the outfield w/ elite wiggle in the hips to hit. Type of athlete w/ skills, demeanor & competitive spirit to boost an organization & lead a franchise to the promise land. Will be fan favorite. Risk Reward. Similar skills to Royce Lewis minus the reps & experience. I’m buying & believing in the person here and banking on the development.



2) Cole Winn

Chad Billingsley, Gerrit Cole type that can heat you up, tie you in and change you up. Will change hitters eye level with the breaking ball. Solid #2-3. Rear and thighs will fill in, anticipate up-tick in velo.



3) Casey Mize

#3 Starter, short term dominance. *durability concerns for higher role.



4) Matthew Liberatore 

Middle to top half-starter. All-Star in best yrs. Durable LH Arm



5) Connor Scott

Above Average Everday Player who will impact run scoring and run prevention. Kyle Tucker clone?



6) Trevor Larnach

Freddie Freeman type approach/middle of line-up run producer.  LH bat is separator over Bohm



7) Alec Bohm

Steady everyday bat in middle of lineup in the Mike Lowell mold. Hit tool over Bart.



8) Joey Bart

Impact offensive ability at premium position. Piazza type power but w/o the bat to ball skills. * K concern is real. Leadership qualities behind the plate offers value.



9) Carter Stewart

Projectable/high leverage arm. Has CB in back pocket…. it will keep him in the game



10) Grayson Rodrgiuez

Frontline arm/workhorse. Banking on Forrest Whitley type breakout? Buying the make-up here.



11) Parker Meadows

Bloodlines capable of producing plus seasons. Power/Speed combo is enticing



12) Kumar Rocker

Two Pitch mix to dominate one time thru lineup. Closer



13) Grant Lavigne

Corner player w/ power traits to rival Adrian Gonzalez HR output



14) Ryan Weathers

Durable & dependable to eat innings & fill the 4th spot in good rotation.



15) Brady Singer

Rotation piece but question durability for higher role. * delivery concerns



16) Cole Wilcox

#3-4 starter or reliever with power stuff. Will have moments but lacks precision, consistency & durability.


17) Mason Denaburg

#3-4 starter or reliever with power stuff. Will have moments. Health Concerns?



Preference List: Final Draft Board

Role Players to Everyday


18) DaShawn Keirsey Jr.

Skill set to enhance value and impact run scoring and run prevention



19) Alek Thomas

Solid everyday bat though less consistent but capable of breakout seasons



20) Mike Siani

Solid everyday bat. Intangibles are separators here. + make-up, team player w/ leadership qualities



21) Anthony Seigler

Positional Versatility offers value. Will flourish on contending team.



22) Jonathan Ornelas

Subtle steady player with hit tool. Capable of breakout seasons w/ bat



23) Nick Madrigal

Subtle everyday 2B w/ limited power. Will make impact on winning teams. Gold Glove type 2B



24) Matt McClain

Subtle versatile player who makes impact on winning team.



25) Jordan Groshans

Everyday 3B w/ power though less consistent



26) Jonathan India

Dangerous bat. Will swing will be exposed at higher levels??



27) Jackson Kowar

Starter or swing man, filler type with stuff for higher role



28) Ethan Hankins

Blend between starter/middle reliever who lacks wipe out pitch



29) JT Ginn

Power bullpen arm



30) Cadyn Greiner

Glove plays at SS, bat will need adj. Motor & make-up are separators for me. Kid plays like he wants to be out there. Competes

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