Browsing Tag 2011 MLB Draft

Win Like a Champion: An Interview with Farragut Admirals Baseball Coach Matt Buckner

Win Like a Champion: An Interview with Farragut Admirals Baseball Coach Matt Buckner

By | May 8, 2013 at 9:54 pm | One comment

  When an outsider thinks of Knoxville, Tennessee and its surrounding suburbs, the first things that come to mind are probably country music, Pat Summitt, the Smokey Mountains and whiskey--not necessarily in that order. Generally, it's not baseball. That sounds...

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Scouting Footage: Brian Goodwin

Scouting Footage: Brian Goodwin

By | September 7, 2012 at 11:58 pm | No comments

Selected by the Nationals, 24th overall the 2011 MLB Draft, centerfielder Brian Goodwin is a true five-tool athlete. Equipped with premium speed, a promising glove, a feel for the barrel and big league raw power, Goodwin is blessed with the ingredients for super-stardom. He...

Posted in: Baseball Prospects, Scouting Video

Scouting Report: Anthony Rendon of the Washington Nationals

Scouting Report: Anthony Rendon of the Washington Nationals

By | September 1, 2012 at 12:58 am | 3 comments

Anthony Michael Rendon Harrisburg Senators (Washington Nationals) Third Baseman Height: 5'11" Weight: 200 LBS Born: June 6, 1990 in Richmond, Texas BaseballNewsHound.com Prospect Rank: #5 Top 121 Hitting Prospects 2012 MLB Player Comparison: Edgardo Alfonzo, Mike...

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Full Scouting Report on Dylan Bundy

Full Scouting Report on Dylan Bundy

By | June 26, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments

// // Dylan Matthew Bundy Right-Handed Starting Pitcher Frederick Keyes (Baltimore Orioles) Born: November 15, 1992 in Tulsa, Oklahoma Height: 6'1" Weight: 210 LBS Comparable MLB Players: Josh Beckett, John Smoltz, Chad Billingsley, Jaret Wright Fastball...

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Scouting Report: Alex Meyer

Scouting Report: Alex Meyer

By | April 29, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments

Alex John Meyer Right-Handed Pitcher Washington Nationals Born: January 3, 1990 in Greensburg, Indiana Height: 6'9" Weight: 220 LBS Drafted: First Round (23rd Overall) in 2011 MLB Comparison: Jason Schmidt, A.J. Burnett, Fastball (Present/Future): 90-97 mph...

Posted in: Baseball Prospects, Scouting Reports

Top MLB Hitting Prospects for 2012 Part III: Scouting Bubba Starling & Matt Szczur

Top MLB Hitting Prospects for 2012 Part III: Scouting Bubba Starling & Matt Szczur

By | March 3, 2012 at 3:49 pm | No comments

After publishing scouting reports and data on Major League Baseball's top pitching prospects this winter, we've shifting our focus to the MLB's top hitting prospects. We've established our rankings and posted in-depth scouting information on the MLB's eight best position...

Posted in: Baseball Prospects, Rankings, Scouting Reports

Prospect Buzz: Padres Prospect Cory Spangenberg Shines with Eugene Emeralds in Debut

Prospect Buzz: Padres Prospect Cory Spangenberg Shines with Eugene Emeralds in Debut

By | June 29, 2011 at 3:26 pm | No comments

Selected 10th overall out of Indian River State College by the  San Diego Padres during the recent MLB Amateur Draft that took place early in June, second baseman Cory Spangenberg is off to a hot start to his professional career. Spangenberg was seen as a "stretch" pick by many...

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MLB Draft Scouting Report: Matt Barnes, University of Connecticut

MLB Draft Scouting Report: Matt Barnes, University of Connecticut

By | June 10, 2011 at 6:58 pm | One comment

Matt Barnes, RHP University of Connecticut Best Tool: Fastball (65/70) Worst Tool: Slider (35/40) Drafted: 19th overall, Boston Red Sox MLB ETA: 2013 Undrafted out of Bethel (CT) high school, right hander Matt Barnes has helped carry a Big East champion UCONN baseball...

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2011 MLB Draft: Rounds 2-30 Winners and Losers

2011 MLB Draft: Rounds 2-30 Winners and Losers

By | June 9, 2011 at 8:31 pm | 11 comments

The 2011 MLB Draft, with a class marked by a deep class of future stars, is about to come to a close. After an exciting and surprising first 60 picks on June 6th, round 2-30 were completed last night. While this segment of the draft isn't quite as exciting as the first round, at...

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2011 MLB Draft: Day One’s Winners and Losers

2011 MLB Draft: Day One’s Winners and Losers

By | June 7, 2011 at 3:16 am | 4 comments

With day one of a surprising 2011 MLB Draft coming to a close, baseball fans have plenty to be excited--and to gripe-- about. Fans of the Washington Nationals will be plenty happy with their club a the front office had a banner day-- grabbing top-tier talents in Anthony Rendon,...

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