Daily Archives: June 8, 2017


2017 College Draft Profile: Brent Rooker

School: Mississippi State University; Class: Redshirt Junior Position: 1B/RF; B/T: R/R Height: 6-4; Weight: 220 Previously Drafted: Minnesota Twins, 38th round, 2014   Background: It wasn’t too long ago that Padres rookie Hunter Renfroe was considered the pop-up guy in the MLB draft. Renfroe, the eventual 13th overall pick in 2013, made just 30 trips to the plate as a true freshman and then batted…


2017 College Draft Profile: Brendan McKay

2017 Draft Profile: Brendan McKay School: University of Louisville; Class: Junior Position: 1B/LHP; B/T: L/L Height: 6-2; Weight: 220 Previously Drafted: San Diego Padres, 34th round, 2014   Background: Easily the most intriguing talent in college baseball in 2017 – and quite possibly over the past several seasons – McKay is not only in the running for the best hitter in this year’s draft class,…