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2014 Top 100 Prospects

Update: The 2014 Prospect Digest Annual finally hit e-book shelves. Check it out!!! After a long delay – something measured in the months, not days –  I have a bit of an announcement to make: I will be publishing the first ever Prospect Digest Annual sometime late January/early February. The Prospect Digest Annual will feature…

Quick Hits from the First Round of the 2013 Draft

  With the minor league season quickly wrapping up, here are how this year’s first rounders have handled the transition into professional ball. (Note: Here’s PD’s Collegiate Draft Big Board.)   #1. Mark Appel, RHP, Houston Astros Made a brief five-inning debut in Low-A before jumping to Quad Cities. Appel’s numbers have largely been unimpressive,…

College Draft Profile: Kris Bryant

  Kris Bryant, 1B/3B, University of San Diego Class: Junior; Height: 6-5; Weight: 215; B/T: R/R Updated: 06/02/13 Easily the best bat in a weak college class, Bryant is the homerun leader in DI with 31. And through his first 58 games, the corner infielder is hitting an incredible .340/.500/.860 with an otherworldly .544 wOBA….

College Draft Profile: Braden Shipley

  Braden Shipley, RHP, University of Nevada Class: Junior; Height: 6-3; Weight: 190; Position: RHP Updated: 06/02/13 Shipley, a relatively new convert to the mound, has transformed himself from a serviceable infielder with middling offensive potential into an early first round pick as a starting pitcher, potentially finding his way into the front half of…

College Draft Profile: Jonathan Gray

  Jonathan Gray, RHP, University of Oklahoma Class: Junior; Height: 6-4; Weight: 239 Updated: 06/02/13 Among the biggest draft board risers at any level this season, Gray, who looked like a late first round pick or supplemental selection prior to 2012, has established himself as one of two elite collegiate pitching prospects this season (Stanford’s…