25 Total Updates since February 22, 2013
4 days ago Article 1 comment
Born into an unconventional baseball family, this 6'3", 175 righty from North Carolina looks poised to go from absolutely nowhere right into the first round.
5 days ago Article 1 comment
Tech's Masek finishes up a stellar junior season as one of the top college pitchers in the nation. Will his size hurt his draft stock?
11 days ago Article 0 comments
As is the case most years, California is rife with draft talent in 2013. What has Andrew Thurman done to separate himself from the pack?
12 days ago Article 2 comments
Buck Farmer has dominated his senior season at Georgia Tech. Will it translate to the Majors?
18 days ago Article 5 comments
Without enough arm strength to move to shortstop or third base, Gosuke Katoh has to rely on his superior instincts, hands, glove, and speed to make it as a professional. To make it to the majors, he'll need to continue to develop his very promising bat.
19 days ago Article 4 commentsContinue
20 days ago Article 28 comments
The Crawfish Boxes Draft crew got together to establish the top twenty catching prospects in the 2013 MLB Draft.
26 days ago Article 14 comments
Aaron Judge is built like an NFL Tight End or NBA Power Forward more than a baseball player, which makes him one of the most intriguing prospects in this year's Draft Class.
about 1 month ago Article 3 commentsContinue
about 1 month ago Article 5 comments
Known better as a Boise State linebacker commit, Martarano has a tantalizing skillset on the diamond, but is that where his heart is?
about 1 month ago Article 6 comments
Michael Lorenzen is one of the more polarizing prospects in the 2013 Draft Class. He's a supreme athlete with a few elite tools, who plays center field and comes out of the bullpen for Cal State Fullerton. Will he be drafted as a hitter or pitcher? And will he ever hit enough to succeed as a hitter?
about 1 month ago Article 1 comment
Casey Shane doesn't have a lot of mainstream hype but is legitimate prospect in his own right with a very good fastball and changeup combination.
about 1 month ago Article 2 comments
Maybe the best defensive third baseman in college, questions surround Chad Pinder's plate discipline. If he can refine that area of his game, he may end up as one of the best college third basemen in the draft.
about 1 month ago Article 10 comments
Adam Frazier isn't the sexiest of prospects, but he's a highly-productive college player, which Jeff Luhnow seems to love.
2 months ago Article 3 comments
How can a pitcher who throws a no hitter not be in the running for a top 10 selection in the 2013 draft? Tom Windle can pitch but lacks the eye popping stuff.
2 months ago Article 5 comments
A toolsy middle infielder with an ultra-high ceiling, Lakewood's JP Crawford has forced his way into the first round debate by virtue of his almost-limitless tools. But questions do continue to surround him as a player.
2 months ago Article 7 comments
Dylan Covey was the 14th overall pick by the Brewers in the 2010 draft, but chose to to attend USD rather than going pro. How has he developed since then, and will he match that draft position in 2013?
2 months ago Article 4 comments
Billy McKinney is a rare, polished high school hitter with few holes in his overall game. He would be a good draft candidate for the Astros in rounds 2-5.
2 months ago Article 25 comments
Clint Frazier and Austin Meadows are the top two high school prospects in this year's class. Their teams faced each other Tuesday night, when Frazier rose to the occasion, with two home runs.
2 months ago Article 10 comments
A quick, efficient, effective college starter who should fly through the minors and pitch in the big leagues very soon, Trevor Williams still carries a few question marks. Namely, can he miss enough bats to pitch in the big leagues?
3 months ago Article 8 comments
Not every draft pick is a big name prospect, so here's your chance to learn about a very long and projectable local pitcher, Casey Meisner.
3 months ago Article 114 comments
With the prep and college baseball seasons now underway, the draft board is beginning to take shape. As college pitchers Mark Appel (Stanford) and Sean Manaea (Indiana State) begin to separate from the pack, the TCB staff looks under rocks to find the rest of the pack being considered at 1.1.
3 months ago Article 11 comments
Under the new draft rules, less than sexy college prospects who will sign for less than slot money can help give teams wiggle room with their spending pools. One player who could fit that profile is Oregon's line drive hitting first baseman, Ryon Healy.
3 months ago Article 4 comments
Jordan Sheffield is an undersized high school pitcher who flew up draft boards after flashing a 98-mph fastball at the final Showcase event of the fall. Can he develop into a middle-rotation starter, or is he destined for the bullpen?
3 months ago Article 20 comments
The offensive star of the 2012 Cape Cod League season, Samford's Phillip Ervin has rare talent for a small school product and has opened the 2013 NCAA season on a tear. What does he bring to the table, and just how high in the draft can he go?
3 months ago Article 6 comments
Justin Williams is a 17-year-old physical specimen, with arguably the most power potential in this year's draft class. But how does his overall potential stack up against other prospects?