What If: The MLB Draft

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With the 2019 MLB Draft taking place this week, it seemed like a good time for reflection on the mistakes of previous drafts. Everyone knows Mike Trout fell too far. However, not every team that passed on Trout made a mistake. Stephen Strasburg, Zack Wheeler, Mike Minor, Mike Leake, A.J. Pollock, Kyle Gibson, and even […] READ MORE


Greg Jones 2019 MLB Draft Profile

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The 2019 MLB draft has a historically talented group of shortstops. From Bobby Witt, Jr and Bryson Stott to Brady McConnell, talent and loud tools abound. Perhaps none have a single tool louder than Greg Jones of UNC Wilmington. Greg Jones 2019 MLB Draft Profile Greg Jones slashed .341/.491/.543 this season with 12 doubles, nine […] READ MORE


Davis Wendzel 2019 MLB Draft Profile

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The MLB draft is a time for celebration. Promising players of all shapes and sizes hear their names called and realize the dream. Some players enter full of helium and coming off incredible performances, while others enter having struggled and been picked apart. Then there are those rare, consistent few like Baylor third baseman Davis […] READ MORE


Brady McConnell 2019 MLB Draft Profile

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In a draft filled with upper tier shortstop candidates, Brady McConnell has some of the loudest tools. He also has some of the most glaring flaws, making him a fascinating candidate to watch going forward. Brady McConnell 2019 MLB Draft Profile McConnell is easy to overlook in a crowded shortstop class. He will always be […] READ MORE


Kody Hoese 2019 MLB Draft Profile

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In scouting and drafting, there is a term called helium. It means, that much like a hot air balloon, a particular player’s stock is rising, and rising fast. In the 2019 MLB draft, there may be no player with more helium than Tulane’s junior third baseman Kody Hoese. Kody Hoese 2019 MLB Draft Profile There […] READ MORE


Michael Busch 2019 MLB Draft Profile

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With home runs reaching an all-time high in the month of May, it is clear that power is trending. This means it is a great time to be a power-hitting college bat. In other words, there has seldom been a better time for a guy like University of North Carolina junior Michael Busch to be […] READ MORE


Rece Hinds 2019 MLB Draft Profile

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The MLB draft is a glimpse at a possible future. It might not come to fruition, but it offers hope. Players and families see a lifetime of work acknowledged and celebrated and know that for at least that brief moment, the dream is alive. One player hoping to live the dream in 2019 is Rece […] READ MORE


Bryson Stott 2019 MLB Draft Profile

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The MLB draft is a strange blend of magic and reality. A player is getting a taste of the dream they have chased, but just a taste. Unlike the NBA and NFL drafts, anyone selected in the MLB draft is usually a few years away from contributing. There are no instant stars here, no Lebron […] READ MORE