Category Archives: 2012 MLB Draft

2012 Post-Draft Notes: American League West

Los Angeles Angels When you go out and sign CJ Wilson and Albert Pujols during the offseason, you probably aren’t going to have very many early picks in the draft. That was the case with the Angels this year as … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: American League Central

Chicago White Sox With their first two picks in the draft, in the first and supplemental first rounds, the White Sox added some serious juice to their minor league system. The 13th overall pick, outfielder Courtney Hawkins, offers some of … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: American League East

Baltimore Orioles As a guy that’s a huge fan of LSU right-hander Kevin Gausman – I ranked him #2 overall in my pre-draft Top 35 – I love the Orioles decision to go get him with the number four pick. … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: National League West

Arizona Diamondbacks I made no efforts to disguise my appreciation for the talents of first rounder Stryker Trahan, pushing him into the upper half of my Pre-Draft Top 35 rankings. Trahan has power potential and the athleticism to stick behind … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: National League Central

Chicago Cubs While the big news surrounding the Cubs has been the signing of Jorge Soler, the 2012 draft will go a long way to beginning to re-shape the club’s future. Albert Almora offers exceptional polish for a young player … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: National League East

As I kick off my roundup of the 2012 MLB Draft, I’m going to take a quick tour through the National League East. My plan is to briefly go team-by-team to highlight picks that stand out to me, trends of … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Nick Travieso (RHP)

BLUF: Very raw arm with little experience but has shown potential for two plus pitches and has mid-rotation upside. The Player: Nick Travieso (RHP, Archbishop McCarthy HS) – Long considered a very good high school prospect. Previously a good prospect … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Addison Russell (SS)

BLUF: Power potential stands out as best tool and could carry him if he moves to third base. The Player: Addison Russell (SS, Pace HS) – Russell was the 11th overall pick of the A’s this week. He has been … Continue reading

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2012 MLB Draft: Day Three Preview

It’s a difficult task to comprehensively preview the third day of the MLB draft, considering over 600 players will be selected and by about the 20th round teams will begin looking for guys to fill out short-season rosters. That said, … Continue reading

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2012 MLB Draft: Day Two Recap

The second day of the draft is much different than the first as hundreds of players come off the board on day two, making it far more difficult to complete a global recap without going team-by-team. Instead, I’m going to … Continue reading

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