Blue Jays director of scouting, Shane Farrell joins Writers Bloc to discuss the team's 2020 MLB Draft picks from Rounds 2-5, and why he's really excited about their 2nd round pick, CJ Van Eyk. Some expected names, along with a few surprises. 7 Dec 2020. Thus, it … 18) D-backs: Ed Howard, SS, Mount Carmel HS (Ill.)Howard’s a bit tough to place because he wasn’t seen at all this spring, but he has up-the-middle skills and the D-backs already have a history with Mount Carmel, taking Alek Thomas in 2018. 2020 Draft Coverage ... Joe, John, and Kate convene to discuss the latest moves, answer your questions, discuss the recently dropped MLB Pipeline Top-100 Draft … Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Popular Posts. The international signing period that was scheduled to begin on July 2, 2020, starts today. 22) Nationals: Cole Wilcox, RHP, GeorgiaThe Nats took Wilcox two years ago and have the chance to do it again, with the Draft-eligible sophomore giving the Bulldogs two first-round picks. — MLB Pipeline (@MLBPipeline) September 11, 2020 Josh Baez just took 88 from Anthony Ursitti to the opposite field. They followed up that article with another one from Jim Callis, posting a very early top ten mock draft. Chris Halicke 6) Mariners: Max Meyer, RHP, MinnesotaThree straight years with a college arm for Seattle, with Meyer answering a lot of questions about his ability to stay in a rotation with his hot start this spring. Ranked as the 147th available prospect by MLB Pipeline, Drohan was previously selected by the Phillies in … MLB Rally MLB Rally Quick Pick Postseason Bracket Challenge The Vault R.B.I. This first full mock comes from a combination of conversations with scouts and looking at franchise history and tendencies. 9) Rockies: Reid Detmers, LHP, LouisvilleHe’s the next best college arm after the trio that came off the board in the top six picks. Of the ten players in MLB Pipeline’s Top 30 Brewers prospects list that the site had projected to potentially hit the majors in 2020, seven of them were pitchers. 14) Rangers: Nick Bitsko, RHP, Central Bucks East HS (Pa.)Bitsko is a bit tougher to place since he reclassified to this year’s class and wasn’t seen this spring, but he has Top 10-type stuff. Jonathan Mayo is a reporter for Turns out, that feeling was wrong. 21) Cardinals: Cade Cavalli, RHP, OklahomaThere’s not as much track record with Cavalli, but he has a lot of upside to go along with his 6-foot-4 frame and easy velocity. MLB Pipeline takes a look at some of the teams that didn't pick in the Top 10 of the MLB Draft that had the best Draft classes Van Wagenen, Minaya on 2020 Draft Mets executive VP and GM Brodie Van Wagenen and special assistant to the GM Omar Minaya break down the team's selections in the 2020 Draft Reds sign No. It is that time of year for us at MLB Pipeline, after all, as we move closer to rolling out our 2021 prospects lists. December 10, 2020 With a lack of a 2020 Minor League season, or even an Arizona Fall League, the general feeling ahead of Thursday’s Rule 5 Draft was the annual event that typically ends with the Winter Meetings would be relatively quiet. 2020 Draft recap: Los Angeles Dodgers Dodgers stick with college-level pitching, bolster stellar system Bobby Miller was ranked 26th overall in the 2020 Draft class by MLB Pipeline. No comments: Post a Comment. Described by MLB Pipeline as “the best pure hitter in the … ASU's Torkelson has a penchant for power (0:45) Arizona State's Spencer Torkelson is a top prospect for the 2020 MLB draft thanks in part to the power he displays at the plate. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. April 18 MLB Series Prices: White Sox Visit Detroit Looking … However, the Pittsburgh Pirates have the first overall pick, so essentially, they are on the clock and have every eligible player to choose from with the first pick. 15) Phillies: Robert Hassell, OF, Independence HS (Tenn.)Many see Hassell as the best pure high school hitter in the class and he could come into play as early as the back end of the Top 10. MLB Pipeline Posts Ten Names to Watch in Thursday’s Rule 5 Draft . 12 pick Hendrick 41 in the rankings. John Dreker. 107 on the exit velocity, angle of 24 degrees, went 414 feet to RCF. Even expert mock drafts had veered off of the rails by the time the second pick was announced and the surprises just never stopped coming. 13) Giants: Austin Hendrick, OF, West Allegheny HS (Pa.)The raw power and bat speed are elite-level, though he was a bit mercurial over the summer. “Like last year, they went big on their first three picks,” Callis told Metsmerized. Updates on prospects not at … The winter meetings are currently going on virtually across baseball and one of the big events of the meetings will be Thursday’s Rule 5 draft. 2 overall pick. The mock draft doesn’t follow the top ten from yesterday’s list exactly the same pick-by-pick. As such, we here at Prospects Live wanted to share some of the best picks, worst picks and most surprising in our own eyes. While players can’t help or hurt their stock with performance, the unknown variable of how many rounds the Draft will be -- when it will be is also up in the air, but that doesn’t change how teams will line up their boards that much -- makes it very difficult to nail anything down at this point. 8) Padres: Mick Abel, RHP, Jesuit HS (Ore.)The Padres don’t shy away from high schoolers with upside, so Abel could make a lot of sense, as could Nick Bitsko from eastern Pennsylvania.