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2013 MLB Draft: A Look at Each of the Washington Nationals Draft Picks

2013 MLB Draft: A Look at Each of the Washington Nationals Draft Picks

By | June 7, 2013 at 10:13 pm | One comment

After taking a high-ceiling but relatively unknown prospect, Dallas Baptist gunslinger Jake Johansen with their first pick, the Nationals continued to draft for tools out of smaller programs. And so far, while they haven't taken home any name-brands, they've come away with...

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2013 MLB Draft Day 1 Recap: Washington Nationals Find Their Hidden Gem

2013 MLB Draft Day 1 Recap: Washington Nationals Find Their Hidden Gem

By | June 7, 2013 at 1:37 am | 3 comments

Heading into the draft, I mapped out the Washington Nationals' unique situation for DistrictSportsPage.com, in my article Washington Nationals MLB Draft Preview: Local Prospects and Hidden Gems. I wrote-up extensive reports on many of the prospects that the Nats had scouted...

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2013 MLB Draft Scouting Report with Video: Andy McGuire, James Madison High School (VA)

2013 MLB Draft Scouting Report with Video: Andy McGuire, James Madison High School (VA)

By | June 6, 2013 at 5:12 am | 4 comments

Background Andy McGuire looks like one of those kids that was born to play baseball. He's blessed with all of the tools for stardom. He's got the size and the body--with a 6'2" 200-pound frame that looks like it was carved out of marble by Michelangelo--to go with all...

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2013 MLB Draft Preview: Errol Robinson, St. John’s College High School

2013 MLB Draft Preview: Errol Robinson, St. John’s College High School

By | June 4, 2013 at 9:50 pm | One comment

  Background A skilled athlete, blessed with a bevy of physical--and intangible--gifts, Errol Robinson is arguably the top shortstop in the mid-atlantic region. He's been well-coached by former Orioles farmhand Mark Gibbs over the past three years, and he his glove...

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2013 MLB Draft Scouting Footage: Matthew McPhearson, Riverdale Baptist High School

2013 MLB Draft Scouting Footage: Matthew McPhearson, Riverdale Baptist High School

By | May 8, 2013 at 12:23 am | One comment

The below scouting footage is of 2013 MLB Draft prospect Matthew McPhearson.  Included are clips of McPhearson batting, fielding and base-running in two different games from his spring 2013 season at Riverdale Baptist (MD). The first game is Riverdale's 14-4 route of the Bullis...

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2012 MLB Draft Scouting Report: Gavin Cecchini

2012 MLB Draft Scouting Report: Gavin Cecchini

By | June 5, 2012 at 10:11 pm | No comments

  Gavin Cecchini Shortstop/Second Base Alfred M. Barbe High School (LA) Drafted: 1st Rd, 12th Overall by New York Mets Overall Future Potential: 58 The younger brother of top Red Sox prospect Garin Cecchini, Gavin was born in to a baseball family and he...

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2012 MLB Draft Scouting Report: Addison Russell

2012 MLB Draft Scouting Report: Addison Russell

By | June 5, 2012 at 6:49 pm | No comments

// // Addison Russell Shortstop/Second Base/Third Base Pace High School (FL) MLB Draft Prospect Rank: #16 Overall Future Potential: 58 Drafted: 1st Round, 11th Overall by the Oakland Athletics Pace High School alumnus Addison Russell does not fit the...

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MLB Draft Scouting Report: Byron Buxton

MLB Draft Scouting Report: Byron Buxton

By | June 5, 2012 at 3:59 pm | One comment

Last night, the Minnesota Twins selected Byron Buxton with the 2012 MLB Draft's second overall pick. Many baseball analysts predicted that Buxton would hear his name called by the Astros, at the number-one overall slot. For the Twins, the young phenom's availability was a...

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2012 MLB Draft Scouting Report: Kyle Zimmer

2012 MLB Draft Scouting Report: Kyle Zimmer

By | June 5, 2012 at 2:10 am | No comments

Though the majority of baseball analysts believed that Mark Appel would be the 2012 MLB Draft's top overall pick, and the first bay area pitcher to hear his name called last night, Kyle Zimmer ended up taking home the honors out of the number-five slot. The Royals drafted the...

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2012 MLB Draft Scouting Report: Mark Appel

2012 MLB Draft Scouting Report: Mark Appel

By | June 5, 2012 at 1:49 am | No comments

For the third consecutive summer, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected a right-hander with their first draft pick. Though they didn't hold the number-one overall slot like they did last June, when they drafted Gerrit Cole out of UCLA, the Pirates still managed to get their hands on...

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