MLB Draft 2019 Draft Board (Quick Takes)

MLB Draft 2019 Draft Board 

(5/29/2019)

Quick Takes – 


Catchers

All-Star – frequent 

Adley Rutschman 


Regular – capable of plus season (s) 

Shea Langeliers


Contributor – capable of being regular though less consistent or risk

Korey Lee – Ryan Braun swing

Ethan Hearn


Role Type Players – Platoon/Depth Type

Cooper Johnson – cannon of an arm, will not hit

Drew Millas

Nick Kahle 

Eli Wilson

CJ Stubbs

Jonathan French

Matt Dyer

Eric Yang


 

First Basemen

All-Star – frequent 

 


Regular – capable of plus season (s) 

Andrew Vaughn 

Michael Busch 


Contributor – capable of being regular though less consistent or risk

Michael Togalia 


Role Type Players – Platoon/Depth Type

Kyle McCann – Kyle Schwarber swing

Brett Baty – Triston Casas Twin

Logan Wyatt 


Second Basemen

All-Star – frequent 

 


Regular – capable of plus season (s) 

Cameron Cannon 


Contributor – capable of being regular though less consistent or risk

Will Wilson – 

Brennan Milone – Trevor Story

Glenallen Hill Jr – Baby Bonds


Role Type Players – Platoon/Depth Type

Tyler Callihan 

David Wendzel – Justin Turner??

Michael Massey 

Joey Ortiz – not as twitchy or toolsy but reminds me of Jonathan Ornelas 

Chase Strumpf – what happened?


Shortstop

All-Star – frequent 

Bobby Witt Jr 


Regular – capable of plus season (s) 

Bryson Stott

Braden Shewmate – attached to the swing – I see more to come 


Contributor – capable of being regular though less consistent or risk

Logan Davidson -swing reminds me a bit of Grandal 

Nasim Nunez -baby Lindor

Greg Jones Jr

Cameron Eden – reminds me of Ian Desmond

Kyren Parris – I’m light on the bat 

 


Role Type Players – Platoon/Depth Type

Matthew Lugo 

Brooks Lee -future catcher?

Anthony Volpe – gained fame over time but worthy of big $$$??

Grae Kessinger

Beau Phillip

Tyler Fitzgerald


Org Projects

 

Jamari Baylor

Jalen Greer

Darell Hernaiz – this year’s Jonathan Ornelas?

Will Holland – the swing n misses are alarming – needs a new swing architect

Christian Koss -piques my interest as fixer up project 

Cam Sheperd – same as above 

Brady McConnell – swing n miss is alarming 

Michael Currialle – future is on the hill 

Derek Diamond – take a flier as SS? 


Third Baseman

All-Star – frequent 

 


Regular – capable of plus season (s) 

Kody Hoese – shades of Alec Bohm

Aaron Shunk – shades of Ryan Zimmerman

Andre Lipcius –


Contributor – capable of being regular though less consistent or risk

Drew Mendoza –

Nick Quintana 

Keoni Cavaco  – had this epiphany moment in Reds camp during Spring Training that he was Jonathan India….also see some Austin Beck……Draft wildcard, could go tenth to San Fran, Twinkies, Angels, Mariners, etc…

Gunnar Henderson -Mark Teahan


Role Type Players – Platoon/Depth Type

Spencer Steer – barrel chest player reminds me a tad of Owen Miller

Josh Jung – sometimes we don’t share a handshake on certain players….

Austin Shenton 


Org Projects

Rece Hinds 

Joshua Rivera 

Vaughn Grimison

Cade Doughty – if I squint long enough I see some Matt Williams

Seth Gray


Outfielders

All-Star – frequent 

 


Regular – capable of plus season (s) 

Corbin Carroll – planted that initial seed early in the summer…wrote a snippet about it here https://insidethescoutingtrail.news/underamour/

Chris Newell – swing path mirrors Seth Beer


Contributor – capable of being regular though less consistent or risk

Hunter Bishop 

Kam Misner 

Maurice Hampton 

CJ Abrams 

Riley Greene 

Josh Mears 

Jordan Brewer


Role Type Players – Platoon/Depth Type

JJ Bleday – counted 11 HR vs midweek cupcakes & another 8 vs lower tier SEC arms/teams..still debating if his an upgrade over Josh Naylor and Will Venable. 

Will Robertson 

Matt Wallner 

Kyle Stowers 

Shane Sasaki – the flyin’ Hawaiian is a fav

Jared Triolo – younger JD 

Bryant Packard 

Quin Cotton 


Org Projects

Matt Gorski 

Jordan Beck – going to hit 

Myles Austin – BJ Upton

Hudson Head – Josh Reddick 

Blake Sabol – needs a hitting coach 

Dasan Brown = Jasiah Dixon 

Jasiah Dixon – been on the radar far too long

Kadon Morton

Tim McHugh – 

Bobby Zmarzlak

Andre Tarver 

 


Pitchers ( RHP)

All-Star – Top of Rotation Arm

 


Mid Rotation to back end- Provides Innings 

Alex Manoah – mountain of a man w/ lower half flexibility. Resembles Kelsey Jansen

Matthew Allan – tagged him Joe Blanton in the summer

Quinn Priester – movement

Jack Leiter – $4million man?

George Kirby 

Drey Jameson – movement

Grant Gambrell – 

Ryan Garcia – baby Maddux so I hear…

Ryan Jensen

Alec Marsh


Role Arm – capable of being in rotation though less consistent or risk. Maybe Reliever

Jackson Rutledge – I needed google maps to find him…..Jeff Juden?

Ryne Nelson – tagged him Clay Buchholz over the summer

JJ Goss – fast arm in the Lincecum/Buehler mold

Seth Johnson

Daniel Espino

Jared Horn

Noah Song

Hunter Brown

Jack Little 

Levi Stoudt 

Kyle Brnovich


Org Development Projects

Josh Wolf

Zach Maxwell –

Bryce Osmond – one of my fav over the summer – saw some Lemahieu in AB’s

Brennan Malone

Matthew Thompson – my summer darling

Jimmy Lewis

Kendall Williams

Jack Kochanowicz 

Andrew Dalquist

Sebastian Keanne

Carter Rustad

Dylan Eskew

Tyler Nesbitt

Randon Hostert

Brett Thomas

Andrew Peters


 

Pitchers ( LHP)

All-Star – Top of Rotation Arm

 


Mid Rotation to back end- Provides Innings 

Zack Thompson – cross your fingers and toes and hope he stays healthy 

Nick Lodolo – ready for the pro grind??

Erik Miller 


Role Arm – capable of being in rotation though less consistent or risk. Maybe Reliever

Grame Stinson – Lester slide piece – tagged him reliever early in the summer 

Mason Feole – reminds of reliever Mike Stanton 

Matt Cronin 

John Doxakis

Mitchell Senger 


Org Development Projects

Blake Walston – kershaw dreaming 

Hunter Barco – Jeff Francis?? A little secret here……I like the bat 


 

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