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2017 MLB Draft – College Catchers

  1. Oral Roberts JR C Matt Whatley: plus speed; above-average defender, plus upside; great athlete; above-average power upside; above-average to plus arm; FAVORITE; 5-10, 200 pounds (2015: .355/.437/.528 – 26 BB/35 K – 16/21 SB – 214 AB) (2016: .363/.469/.562 – 39 BB/29 K – 5/5 SB – 201 AB) (2017: .302/.446/.509 – 50 BB/41 K – 10/11 SB – 212 AB)
  2. Joseph’s JR C Deon Stafford: plus defensive tools, still some rawness to him; plus arm strength, others disagree; great athlete; average or better speed; above-average to plus raw power; average or better hit tool; good approach; quick bat; strong; reminds me some of Mark Zagunis; FAVORITE; 6-0, 200 pounds (2015: .341/.423/.500 – 24 BB/33 K – 3/7 SB – 182 AB) (2016: .395/.486/.702 – 36 BB/45 K – 4/5 SB – 215 AB) (2017: .288/.464/.521 – 42 BB/28 K – 3/4 SB – 146 AB)
  3. San Diego JR C Riley Adams: good athlete; above-average to plus arm; average to above-average raw power (plus for some); below-average speed; quick bat; raw defender; PG comp: Matt Wieters; FAVORITE; 6-4, 225 pounds (2015: .269/.348/.419 – 19 BB/48 K – 2/3 SB – 160 AB) (2016: .327/.443/.512 – 37 BB/46 K – 4/7 SB – 205 AB) (2017: .312/.424/.564 – 33 BB/57 K – 2/2 SB – 202 AB)
  4. Wisconsin-Milwaukee JR C Daulton Varsho: great approach; good glove; above-average to plus speed; power upside; great athlete; average at best arm; weird yet fun player; 5-10, 200 pounds (2015: .238/.315/.433 – 17 BB/39 K – 6/9 SB – 164 AB) (2016: .381/.447/.610 – 29 BB/41 K – 16/17 SB – 231 AB) (2017: .362/.490/.643 – 46 BB/39 K – 10/13 SB – 199 AB)
  5. Washington JR C Joey Morgan: easy above-average glove; above-average to plus arm; good athlete; average to above-average raw power; average speed; young for class; RHH; 6-0, 200 pounds (2015: .215/.318/.323 – 15 BB/21 K – 0/1 SB – 130 AB) (2016: .267/.343/.404 – 21 BB/46 K – 1/1 SB – 183 AB) (2017: .324/.427/.500 – 30 BB/35 K – 1/1 SB – 182 AB)
  6. Hartford JR C Erik Ostberg: good hit tool; power upside; plus arm; average speed; improved defender; FAVORITE; 5-10, 225 pounds (2015: .234/.319/.258 – 13 BB/22 K – 10/13 SB – 124 AB) (2016: .340/.444/.431 – 37 BB/29 K – 5/10 SB – 197 AB) (2017: .500/.596/.860 – 22 BB/10 K – 5/6 SB – 86 AB)
  7. Louisville JR C/1B Colby Fitch: good approach; good athlete; average or better arm; above-average power upside; average defender; can also play OF; FAVORITE; LHH; 5-11, 200 pounds (2015: .269/.321/.346 – 5 BB/17 K – 0/0 SB – 78 AB) (2016: .339/.451/.596 – 20 BB/18 K – 0/1 SB – 109 AB) (2017: .252/.373/.472 – 34 BB/48 K – 2/2 SB – 218 AB)
  8. Houston JR C/SS Connor Wong: good hit tool; good glove; above-average arm; above-average speed; good athlete; can also play OF; 6-0, 180 pounds (2015: .248/.320/.382 – 24 BB/40 K – 3/5 SB – 238 AB) (2016: .304/.415/.439 – 43 BB/44 K – 9/11 SB – 230 AB) (2017: .287/.379/.494 – 31 BB/49 K – 26/30 SB – 265 AB)
  9. TCU JR C Evan Skoug: plus bat speed; strong; good hit tool; average or better power upside, many like it more (plus); legitimately improved defender, but still questionable; average at best arm; defense: intangibles and sure-handedness (good), raw athleticism and flash plays (not good); older BA comp: Kyle Schwarber; newer BA/Fitt comp: Matt Thaiss; LHH; 5-11, 200 pounds (2015: .285/.365/.426 – 28 BB/50 K – 5/8 SB – 256 AB) (2016: .301/.390/.502 – 34 BB/47 K – 7/7 SB – 249 AB) (2017: .278/.387/.547 – 38 BB/84 K – 3/3 SB – 234 AB)
  10. East Tennessee State JR C/1B Hagen Owenby: power upside; good athlete; 6-1, 205 pounds (2015: .310/.409/.497 – 26 BB/26 K – 0/0 SB – 171 AB) (2016: .374/.426/.660 – 23 BB/30 K – 1/5 SB – 235 AB) (2017: .346/.438/.573 – 40 BB/24 K – 1/1 SB – 234 AB)
  11. Northampton JC SO C Angel Lopez: plus arm; good defender; great approach; FAVORITE; 5-10, 190 pounds (2016: .387/.524/.604 – 23 BB/11 K – 15/16 SB – 111 AB) (2017: .411/.549/.858 – 44 BB/14 K – 14/14 SB – 141 AB)
  12. McLennan JC FR C/RHP Josh Breaux: plus raw power; plus speed; plus arm; good athlete; 93-95 FB; 83-85 SL, flashes above-average; 6-1, 225 pounds (2017: .401/.473/.773 – 28 BB/45 K – 1/2 SB – 207 AB) (2017: 14.85 K/9 – 5.41 BB/9 – 13.1 IP – 4.73 ERA)
  13. Dallas Baptist JR C Matt Duce: quick bat; strong arm; good glove; 6-0, 190 pounds (2015: .208/.367/.250 – 4 BB/7 K – 0/0 SB – 24 AB) (2016: .321/.417/.507 – 23 BB/22 K – 1/2 SB – 134 AB) (2017: .333/.424/.554 – 31 BB/31 K – 1/3 SB – 222 AB)
  14. Bryant JR C Mickey Gasper: great approach; BHH; FAVORITE; 5-10, 200 pounds (2015: .250/.417/.286 – 7 BB/4 K – 0/0 SB – 28 AB) (2016: .392/.489/.557 – 11 BB/9 K – 0/0 SB – 79 AB) (2017: .342/.470/.528 – 42 BB/18 K – 3/5 SB – 193 AB)
  15. Western Illinois SR C Adam McGinnis: good approach; power upside; quick bat; good arm; defense still developing; could also be tried at 3B or OF; average speed; 5-11, 220 pounds (2014: .281/.338/.348 – 7 BB/10 K – 4/7 SB – 135 AB) (2015: .243/.332/.341 – 12 BB/21 K – 11/12 SB – 173 AB) (2016: .262/.353/.362 – 17 BB/21 K – 1/4 SB – 149 AB) (2017: .355/.471/.566 – 28 BB/13 K – 8/13 SB – 166 AB)
  16. Harford JC SO C Tre Todd: Albany transfer; 6-1, 200 pounds (2017: .408/.577/.856 – 68 BB/30 K – 40/43 SB – 174 AB)
  17. Long Beach State JR C David Banuelos: plus defender; plus arm; average power upside; good approach; BA comps: Rene Rivera, Jose Molina; 6-0, 200 pounds (2016: .299/.404/.436 – 18 BB/30 K – 2/3 SB – 117 AB) (2017: .296/.373/.480 – 17 BB/43 K – 5/7 SB – 196 AB)
  18. Furman SR C Cameron Whitehead: plus defender; good athlete; power upside; 5-11, 210 pounds (2014: .229/.360/.313 – 17 BB/18 K – 1/1 SB – 83 AB) (2015: .258/.314/.444 – 14 BB/40 K – 1/1 SB – 151 AB) (2016: .340/.435/.509 – 14 BB/29 K – 0/0 SB – 106 AB) (2017: .312/.408/.629 – 29 BB/44 K – 1/1 SB – 170 AB)
  19. LSU JR C Mike Papierski: good defender; strong arm; Micah Gibbs comp; 6-4, 225 pounds (2015: .214/.426/.333 – 16 BB/7 K – 1/1 SB – 42 AB) (2016: .242/.358/.387 – 20 BB/21 K – 1/2 SB – 124 AB) (2017: .258/.409/.450 – 37 BB/41 K – 4/4 SB – 151 AB)
  20. Saint Louis JR C James Morisano: above-average power; good arm; good athlete; good defender; good approach; 6-3, 210 pounds (2015: .246/.286/.292 – 4 BB/15 K – 0/1 SB – 65 AB) (2016: .273/.344/.434 – 15 BB/24 K – 0/0 SB – 143 AB) (2017: .316/.379/.578 – 16 BB/43 K – 4/5 SB – 187 AB)
  21. Clemson JR C/1B Chris Williams: plus power upside; good defender; average to above-average arm; good athlete; has also played 3B; PG comp: Mike Napoli; 6-1, 210 pounds (2016: .245/.342/.413 – 18 BB/51 K – 2/2 SB – 184 AB) (2017: .263/.322/.575 – 14 BB/36 K – 2/2 SB – 179 AB)
  22. North Carolina SO C/RHP Cody Roberts: plus to plus-plus arm strength; great athlete; 90-93 FB; FAVORITE; 6-0, 200 pounds (2016: .256/.323/.315 – 15 BB/30 K – 3/3 SB – 168 AB) (2017: .268/.371/.374 – 26 BB/29 K – 5/5 SB – 198 AB)
  23. Arizona SO C Cesar Salazar: plus defender; strong arm; average speed; can also play 2B and 3B; LHH (2016: .276/.329/.342 – 16 BB/24 K – 1/1 SB – 196 AB) (2017: .284/.373/.398 – 17 BB/21 K – 2/4 SB – 176 AB)
  24. Florida JR C Michael Rivera: quick bat; really good defender, plus upside; easy above-average arm, likes showing it off; strong; average or better power upside; BA comp: Carlos Ruiz; 5-10, 200 pounds (2015: .271/.337/.369 – 16 BB/24 K – 2/2 SB – 225 AB) (2016: .245/.347/.419 – 28 BB/26 K – 0/2 SB – 229 AB) (2017: .240/.342/.349 – 17 BB/14 K – 1/1 SB – 129 AB)
  25. UMBC SR C Hunter Dolshun: plus raw power; steady glove; strong arm; size limits his mobility behind dish, but think he’s good enough; very strong; RHH; FAVORITE; 6-1, 225 pounds (2014: .304/.400/.422 – 20 BB/21 K – 2/2 SB – 135 AB) (2015: .293/.391/.377 – 26 BB/38 K – 3/3 SB – 191 AB) (2016: .345/.416/.603 – 21 BB/14 K – 1/3 SB – 174 AB) (2017: .336/.405/.599 – 12 BB/23 K – 0/1 SB – 152 AB)
  26. Wake Forest SR C Ben Breazeale: good glove; good approach; strong; 6-0, 210 pounds (2015: .274/.378/.400 – 14 BB/25 K – 1/1 SB – 95 AB) (2016: .246/.388/.335 – 41 BB/39 K – 1/1 SB – 179 AB) (2017: .342/.410/.523 – 27 BB/33 K – 0/0 SB – 222 AB)
  27. Chipola JC FR C Max Guzman: power upside; quick bat; 6-0, 215 pounds (2017: .377/.496/.699 – 26 BB/44 K – 1/1 SB – 183 AB)
  28. Kennesaw State JR C Griffin Helms: plus athlete; plus speed; power upside; intriguing defensive tools; 6-0, 220 pounds (2015: .264/.330/.352 – 9 BB/28 K – 1/4 SB – 91 AB) (2016: .376/.459/.515 – 13 BB/32 K – 2/2 SB – 101 AB) (2017: .296/.383/.453 – 17 BB/36 K – 7/11 SB – 159 AB)
  29. Illinois-Chicago JR C Robert Calabrese: strong; quick bat; 6-1, 200 pounds (2015: .232/.351/.268 – 14 BB/14 K – 0/0 SB – 82 AB) (2016: .216/.314/.330 – 11 BB/14 K – 4/4 SB – 88 AB) (2017: .353/.425/.583 – 20 BB/26 K – 3/6 SB – 204 AB)
  30. John’s SR C Troy Dixon: very good glove; above-average to plus arm, plays up; good athlete; good approach; LHH; FAVORITE; 6-2, 200 pounds (2014: .284/.409/.330 – 14 BB/14 K – 0/1 SB – 109 AB) (2015: .254/.324/.344 – 7 BB/12 K – 0/0 SB – 122 AB) (2016: .253/.338/.339 – 18 BB/17 K – 3/3 SB – 174 AB) (2017: .394/.473/.525 – 23 BB/23 K – 0/0 SB – 160 AB)
  31. Virginia rSR C Robbie Coman: good glove; average at best arm; TJ survivor; 6-1, 200 pounds (2014: .283/.377/.368 – 13 BB/9 K – 106 AB) (2015: .289/.360/.333 – 21 BB/21 K – 2/7 SB – 201 AB) (2016: .200/.333/.200 – 2 BB/4 K – 0/0 SB – 15 AB) (2017: .347/.402/.492 – 18 BB/17 K – 3/5 SB – 199 AB)
  32. South Alabama rJR C/OF Jared Barnes: plus arm; power upside; 5-11, 200 pounds (2015: .240/.313/.292 – 16 BB/19 K – 4/5 SB – 171 AB) (2016: .299/.394/.478 – 27 BB/37 K – 1/2 SB – 184 AB) (2017: .320/.416/.605 – 27 BB/33 K – 2/5 SB – 172 AB)
  33. Missouri JR C Nelson Mompierre: 6-0, 200 pounds (*2016*: .355/.456/.512 – 23 BB/14 K – 3/7 SB – 121 AB) (2017: .327/.427/.510 – 17 BB/19 K – 0/1 SB – 98 AB)
  34. Rhode Island SR C/3B Martin Figueroa: strong hit tool; power upside; can also play OF: 5-11, 200 pounds (2014: .239/.330/.283 – 6 BB/17 K – 1/2 SB – 92 AB) (2015: .293/.346/.454 – 11 BB/25 K – 6/7 SB – 174 AB) (2016: .333/.394/.553 – 20 BB/22 K – 8/15 SB – 219 AB) (2017: .248/.363/.363 – 24 BB/16 K – 9/11 SB – 157 AB)
  35. Central Florida JR C Logan Heiser: good defender; strong arm; 5-9, 200 pounds (2015: .295/.346/.547 – 7 BB/23 K – 0/0 SB – 95 AB) (2016: .225/.333/.375 – 14 BB/29 K – 2/3 SB – 120 AB) (2017: .248/.330/.406 – 7 BB/12 K – 2/3 SB – 101 AB)
  36. Florida JR C Mark Kolozsvary: power upside; above-average arm; good defensive tools; 5-9, 190 pounds (2016: .235/.316/.588 – 0 BB/5 K – 1/2 SB – 17 AB) (2017: .274/.378/.442 – 17 BB/29 K – 2/2 SB – 113 AB)
  37. Michigan State SR C Matt Byars: plus arm; really good defender; good athlete; average raw power; 6-1, 190 pounds (2016: .284/.335/.441 – 15 BB/35 K – 3/3 SB – 204 AB) (2017: .271/.383/.440 – 30 BB/46 K – 2/4 SB – 166 AB)
  38. Oklahoma SR C Renae Martinez: above-average arm; above-average glove; UC Irvine transfer; 6-1, 185 pounds (2016: .246/.380/.415 – 12 BB/12 K – 0/0 SB – 65 AB) (2017: .323/.399/.510 – 21 BB/23 K – 3/5 SB – 192 AB)
  39. UNC Wilmington JR C Nick Feight: plus raw power; great approach; average at best arm; 5-11, 200 pounds (2015: .231/.333/.423 – 4 BB/7 K – 0/0 SB – 26 AB) (2016: .349/.410/.726 – 28 BB/35 K – 1/4 SB – 241 AB) (2017: .293/.355/.536 – 21 BB/36 K – 0/0 SB – 239 AB)
  40. Murray State SR C Tyler Lawrence: great approach; steady glove, has improved; 5-10, 200 pounds (2014: .313/.397/.389 – 28 BB/21 K – 1/2 SB – 208 AB) (2015: .302/.391/.571 – 27 BB/38 K – 2/3 SB – 205 AB) (2016: .355/.469/.589 – 44 BB/42 K – 1/2 SB – 214 AB) (2017: .292/.413/.500 – 40 BB/47 K – 0/0 SB – 216 AB)
  41. BYU SR C Bronson Larsen: 5-11, 200 pounds (2015: .288/.367/.432 – 12 BB/30 K – 2/2 SB – 132 AB) (2016: .301/.405/.514 – 30 BB/32 K – 0/1 SB – 173 AB) (2017: .330/.426/.621 – 35 BB/43 K – 1/1 SB – 206 AB)
  42. North Carolina A&T JR C Adan Ordonez: good defensive tools; 5-7, 185 pounds (2015: .337/.384/.407 – 9 BB/25 K – 0/3 SB – 172 AB) (2016: .332/.420/.449 – 24 BB/33 K – 1/2 SB – 196 AB) (2017: .291/.362/.465 – 14 BB/11 K – 1/1 SB – 172 AB)
  43. San Jacinto JC FR C/1B Herbert Iser: above-average arm; plus raw power; 6-3, 210 pounds (2017: .281/.355/.465 – 21 BB/37 K – 3/5 SB – 185 AB)
  44. Oregon JR C Tim Susnara: plus defender; power upside; plus arm; 92-93 FB; LHH; 6-1, 200 pounds (2015: .223/.290/.256 – 10 BB/27 K – 0/1 SB – 121 AB) (2016: .268/.385/.377 – 30 BB/38 K – 5/5 SB – 183 AB) (2017: .244/.342/.381 – 19 BB/39 K – 2/2 SB – 160 AB)
  45. UNLV JR C/2B Payton Squier: steady glove; good approach; can also play OF; LHH; 6-1, 185 pounds (2015: .287/.329/.341 – 16 BB/23 K – 11/17 SB – 223 AB) (2016: .375/.439/.431 – 26 BB/23 K – 8/12 SB – 216 AB) (2017: .329/.398/.410 – 28 BB/14 K – 1/3 SB – 222 AB)
  46. Louisiana Tech JR C Brent Diaz: steady glove; strong arm; 6-1, 200 pounds (2015: .233/.307/.358 – 10 BB/25 K – 4/7 SB – 159 AB) (2016: .273/.341/.432 – 15 BB/24 K – 5/8 SB – 183 AB) (2017: .332/.433/.581 – 22 BB/41 K – 3/5 SB – 217 AB)
  47. Mercer SR C Charlie Madden: power upside; good glove; FAVORITE; 6-3, 200 pounds (2014: .269/.357/.425 – 16 BB/30 K – 2/3 SB – 134 AB) (2015: .272/.359/.485 – 26 BB/49 K – 1/1 SB – 202 AB) (2016: .287/.385/.492 – 28 BB/38 K – 1/4 SB – 195 AB) (2017: .278/.389/.594 – 35 BB/57 K – 0/0 SB – 212 AB)
  48. Pepperdine SR C Aaron Barnett: good defender; average at best arm; good hit tool; FAVORITE; 6-0, 185 pounds (2014: .359/.381/.390 – 10 BB/12 K – 1/2 SB – 223 AB) (2015: .303/.357/.360 – 17 BB/12 K – 0/1 SB – 228 AB) (2016: .292/.345/.403 – 16 BB/15 K – 0/1 SB – 216 AB) (2017: .298/.352/.382 – 18 BB/10 K – 0/1 SB – 191 AB)
  49. Stanford SR C/OF Alex Dunlap: average hit tool; power upside; good athlete; strong arm; really good defender; FAVORITE; 6-2, 215 pounds (2016: .292/.392/.447 – 21 BB/36 K – 1/2 SB – 161 AB) (2017: .274/.365/.393 – 8 BB/21 K – 0/0 SB – 84 AB)
  50. Mary’s JR C Jackson Thoreson: power upside; quick bat; steady defender; 6-0, 200 pounds (2015: .313/.371/.425 – 5 BB/12 K – 0/2 SB – 80 AB) (2016: .258/.314/.367 – 9 BB/29 K – 1/2 SB – 128 AB) (2017: .258/.336/.436 – 24 BB/45 K – 1/4 SB – 225 AB)

Alphabetical order for the rest…

Albany rSR C/1B Evan Harasta: strong; power upside; 6-3, 215 pounds (2014: .314/.484/.409 – 38 BB/28 K – 1/1 SB – 137 AB) (2015: .222/.263/.333 – 1 BB/4 K – 0/0 SB – 18 AB) (2016: .263/.377/.343 – 31 BB/30 K – 0/0 SB – 175 AB) (2017: .280/.373/.317 – 25 BB/32 K – 0/0 SB – 186 AB)
Auburn SR C Blake Logan: really good defender; 6-0, 200 pounds (2014: .256/.343/.326 – 10 BB/15 K – 0/0 SB – 86 AB) (2015: .261/.329/.378 – 15 BB/25 K – 3/6 SB – 180 AB) (2016: .274/.357/.395 – 21 BB/32 K – 0/1 SB – 190 AB) (2017: .250/.335/.361 – 17 BB/22 K – 0/1 SB – 144 AB)
Baylor rJR C/1B Cameron Miller: good glove; 5-11, 200 pounds (2015: .222/.325/.278 – 10 BB/20 K – 0/0 SB – 72 AB) (2016: .161/.257/.226 – 2 BB/6 K – 0/0 SB – 31 AB) (2017: .429/.467/.714 – 1 BB/3 K – 0/0 SB – 14 AB)
Baylor rSR C Matt Menard: good athlete; power upside; good glove; 6-0, 210 pounds (2014: .219/.297/.295 – 16 BB/34 K – 1/4 SB – 146 AB) (2015: .245/.346/.291 – 13 BB/22 K – 1/2 SB – 110 AB) (2016: .309/.376/.500 – 16 BB/30 K – 0/0 SB – 152 AB) (2017: .313/.380/.404 – 18 BB/36 K – 4/4 SB – 208 AB)
Belmont SR C Nick Egli: 5-11, 210 pounds (2014: .242/.342/.359 – 14 BB/39 K – 1/2 SB – 128 AB) (2015: .283/.394/.506 – 28 BB/49 K – 4/4 SB – 180 AB) (2016: .175/.299/.368 – 7 BB/22 K – 1/1 SB – 57 AB) (2017: .353/.458/.715 – 36 BB/56 K – 7/8 SB – 207 AB)
Binghamton JR C/1B Jason Agresti: quick bat; good glove; strong arm; 6-2, 220 pounds (2015: .231/.272/.325 – 7 BB/21 K – 0/0 SB – 117 AB) (2016: .280/.370/.484 – 21 BB/43 K – 1/2 SB – 182 AB) (2017: .320/.358/.517 – 10 BB/26 K – 0/0 SB – 147 AB)
Binghamton SR C/OF Edward Posavec: 5-10, 190 pounds (2014: .309/.354/.375 – 7 BB/19 K – 11/12 SB – 152 AB) (2015: .252/.326/.426 – 12 BB/24 K – 3/4 SB – 115 AB) (2016: .319/.403/.432 – 24 BB/29 K – 6/12 SB – 185 AB) (2017: .275/.372/.349 – 23 BB/20 K – 4/5 SB – 149 AB)
Cal State Fullerton JR C Chris Hudgins: good arm; plus power upside; RHH; 6-1, 200 pounds (2015: .204/.302/.259 – 6 BB/22 K – 0/0 SB – 54 AB) (2016: .220/.277/.356 – 8 BB/29 K – 0/0 SB – 118 AB) (2017: .234/.282/.380 – 9 BB/42 K – 3/4 SB – 158 AB)
Cal State Northridge SR C Dylan Alexander: good glove; 6-0, 190 pounds (2015: .229/.321/.307 – 17 BB/15 K – 0/0 SB – 140 AB) (2016: .267/.389/.344 – 26 BB/24 K – 4/5 SB – 131 AB) (2017: .239/.299/.299 – 13 BB/14 K – 0/0 SB – 117 AB)
Canisius JR C Gage Lanning: 6-0, 205 pounds (2017: .245/.305/.509 – 3 BB/10 K – 0/0 SB – 53 AB)
Canisius SR C Christ Conley: good athlete; 6-1, 230 pounds (2014: .336/.464/.420 – 20 BB/24 K – 1/2 SB – 119 AB) (2016: .258/.384/.308 – 20 BB/29 K – 1/1 SB – 120 AB) (2017: .299/.468/.420 – 34 BB/25 K – 0/1 SB – 157 AB)
Charleston Southern JR C Mike Sconzo: 5-11, 175 pounds (2016: .280/.330/.310 – 12 BB/14 K – 1/1 SB – 168 AB) (2017: .267/.325/.346 – 14 BB/15 K – 2/3 SB – 191 AB)
Clemson JR C Robert Jolly: LHH; 5-9, 200 pounds (2015: .351/.422/.404 – 7 BB/6 K – 0/0 SB – 57 AB) (2016: .217/.339/.250 – 18 BB/12 K – 1/1 SB – 92 AB) (2017: .280/.371/.393 – 16 BB/22 K – 2/2 SB – 107 AB)
Connecticut rSR C Alex LeFevre: 6-2, 220 pounds (2016: .281/.391/.351 – 7 BB/13 K – 0/1 SB – 57 AB) (2017: .254/.357/.423 – 6 BB/22 K – 0/0 SB – 71 AB)
Cornell SR C/1B CJ Price: good hit tool; 6-1, 200 pounds (2016: .231/.368/.325 – 17 BB/21 K – 1/3 SB – 117 AB) (6 AB)
Creighton rSO C Michael Emodi: 6-3, 235 pounds (2017: .270/.351/.486 – 11 BB/48 K – 1/3 SB – 185 AB)
Davidson SR C Jake Sidwell: good defender; 5-11, 200 pounds (2016: .309/.410/.360 – 31 BB/28 K – 4/4 SB – 175 AB) (2017: .207/.318/.257 – 26 BB/33 K – 0/0 SB – 179 AB)
Delaware SR C/2B Nick Tierno: good arm; good athlete; 5-9, 185 pounds (2016: .340/.429/.437 – 30 BB/20 K – 4/8 SB – 206 AB) (2017: .314/.410/.416 – 30 BB/20 K – 2/5 SB – 185 AB)
East Carolina rSR C Travis Watkins: good glove; good arm; power upside; good approach; 6-0, 215 pounds (2015: .292/.343/.358 – 18 BB/31 K – 6/8 SB – 212 AB) (2016: .326/.407/.476 – 29 BB/40 K – 3/5 SB – 233 AB) (2017: .340/.379/.526 – 14 BB/42 K – 5/7 SB – 247 AB)
Fairfield JR C Kevin Radziewicz: 5-9, 170 pounds (2016: .330/.401/.399 – 17 BB/20 K – 4/6 SB – 203 AB) (2017: .315/.415/.411 – 18 BB/11 K – 2/4 SB – 197 AB)
Florida Gulf Coast JR C/1B Spencer Levine: good glove; power upside; strong arm; can also play OF; 6-1, 210 pounds (2017: .284/.369/.443 – 22 BB/55 K – 0/0 SB – 176 AB)
Florida International rSR C Zack Soria: really good glove; 5-10, 200 pounds (2015: .288/.370/.330 – 22 BB/32 K – 5/6 SB – 215 AB) (2016: .294/.360/.408 – 18 BB/27 K – 11/15 SB – 211 AB) (2017: .257/.356/.426 – 22 BB/32 K – 7/10 SB – 202 AB)
Florida International SR C JC Escarra: average or better arm; decent glove, but keeps improving; average raw power; good athlete; 6-3, 215 pounds (2015: .271/.353/.394 – 24 BB/32 K – 0/0 SB – 203 AB) (2016: .271/.315/.375 – 3 BB/8 K – 0/0 SB – 48 AB) (2017: .305/.400/.599 – 15 BB/37 K – 1/3 SB – 187 AB)
Fordham SR C/OF Mark Donadio (2016): good athlete; 6-0, 200 pounds (2014: .259/.315/.313 – 11 BB/18 K – 4/8 SB – 147 AB) (2015: .281/.376/.337 – 25 BB/33 K – 11/14 SB – 196 AB) (2016: .306/.381/.393 – 23 BB/36 K – 8/11 SB – 206 AB) (2017: .309/.395/.446 – 18 BB/21 K – 7/10 SB – 175 AB)
George Mason rJR C Garett Driscoll: above-average arm; good defender; power upside; 5-11, 200 pounds (2016: .289/.433/.421 – 20 BB/30 K – 0/0 SB – 121 AB) (2017: .093/.429/.256 – 17 BB/18 K – 0/1 SB – 43 AB)
Georgetown JR C Sammy Stevens: 6-3, 215 pounds (2017: .283/.397/.462 – 22 BB/25 K – 0/1 SB – 145 AB)
High Point JR C Spencer Brown: good defender; strong arm; 6-1, 200 pounds (2016: .260/.327/.385 – 7 BB/18 K – 1/1 SB – 96 AB) (2017: .210/.284/.267 – 8 BB/15 K – 2/3 SB – 105 AB)
Howard JC FR C Doug Facendo: (2017: .436/.526/.808 – 37 BB/25 K – 4/6 SB – 172 AB)
Iowa JR C/3B Austin Guzzo: 6-2, 185 pounds (2016: .264/.383/.387 – 20 BB/36 K – 0/2 SB – 106 AB) (2017: .225/.368/.324 – 15 BB/21 K – 3/4 SB – 71 AB)
Iowa JR C/RHP Tyler Cropley: can also play OF; 5-11, 185 pounds (2016: 4.65 K/9 – 2.96 BB/9 – 21.1 IP – 4.22 ERA) (2017: .268/.371/.459 – 28 BB/41 K – 6/10 SB – 205 AB)
Kansas State SO C Josh Rolette: good glove; 6-1, 200 pounds (2016: .290/.365/.435 – 24 BB/43 K – 1/2 SB – 214 AB) (2017: .219/.372/.432 – 33 BB/30 K – 0/0 SB – 146 AB)
Kennesaw State rJR C/1B Forrest Bramlett: 6-2, 200 pounds (2017: .261/.358/.587 – 10 BB/34 K – 0/0 SB – 92 AB)
Liberty JR C Matt Allen: FAVORITE; 5-11, 190 pounds (*2016*: .335/.450/.505 – 38 BB/20 K – 2/2 SB – 182 AB) (2017: .220/.340/.250 – 21 BB/34 K – 0/0 SB – 132 AB)
Liberty SR C Payton Scarbrough: 6-0, 200 pounds (2016: .284/.333/.418 – 7 BB/18 K – 1/1 SB – 141 AB) (2017: .224/.350/.412 – 12 BB/20 K – 0/0 SB – 85 AB)
Liberty SR C/OF Jake Barbee: 5-11, 200 pounds (2016: .136/.174/.182 – 1 BB/12 K – 0/1 SB – 22 AB) (2017: .290/.406/.447 – 38 BB/43 K – 3/5 SB – 217 AB)
Lipscomb JR C Jake Perry: 6-0, 200 pounds (2017: .279/.349/.464 – 21 BB/48 K – 0/1 SB – 183 AB)
Lipscomb JR C Jeffrey Crisan: 6-0, 225 pounds (2015: .222/.363/.349 – 13 BB/20 K – 0/0 SB – 63 AB) (2016: .270/.313/.338 – 4 BB/20 K – 0/1 SB – 74 AB) (2017: .294/.392/.412 – 16 BB/19 K – 2/3 SB – 102 AB)
Little Rock SR C Cameron Knight: good defender; strong arm; 6-0, 200 pounds (2016: .313/.391/.413 – 17 BB/30 K – 1/1 SB – 160 AB) (2017: .310/.390/.437 – 22 BB/34 K – 0/2 SB – 174 AB)
Louisiana Tech SR C Colby Hamilton: 6-0, 200 pounds (2017: .351/.443/.544 – 8 BB/17 K – 0/0 SB – 57 AB)
Maine JR C Christopher Bec: 5-11, 190 pounds (2017: .340/.426/.465 – 30 BB/17 K – 15/21 SB – 200 AB)
Maine JR C Jonathan Bennett: 5-10, 190 pounds (2017: .261/.368/.309 – 29 BB/35 K – 5/6 SB – 188 AB)
Marshall SR C/OF Sam Finfer: 6-2, 200 pounds (2016: .218/.385/.391 – 31 BB/34 K – 7/11 SB – 156 AB) (2017: .338/.410/.692 – 22 BB/47 K – 8/9 SB – 201 AB)
Maryland JR C Justin Morris: good athlete; average at best arm; defensive upside; good approach; average raw power; 6-2, 215 pounds (2015: .133/.253/.181 – 10 BB/20 K – 1/1 SB – 83 AB) (2016: .194/.297/.301 – 13 BB/29 K – 0/1 SB – 103 AB) (2017: .211/.290/.389 – 10 BB/28 K – 0/0 SB – 90 AB)
Mercer JR C/1B JT Thomas: 5-10, 185 pounds (2017: .357/.454/.624 – 23 BB/45 K – 2/4 SB – 210 AB)
Michigan SR C Harrison Wenson: power upside; strong arm; good athlete; improved glove; 6-3, 230 pounds (2014: .222/.308/.378 – 2 BB/15 K – 0/0 SB – 45 AB) (2016: .289/.345/.491 – 19 BB/55 K – 3/3 SB – 218 AB) (2017: .191/.298/.383 – 23 BB/68 K – 1/1 SB – 188 AB)
Michigan State rJR C Chad Roskelly: 6-0, 220 pounds (2015: .276/.303/.393 – 6 BB/19 K – 1/2 SB – 196 AB) (2016: .191/.296/.298 – 3 BB/7 K – 0/0 SB – 47 AB) (2017: .324/.427/.463 – 15 BB/20 K – 2/2 SB – 108 AB)
New Jersey Tech SR C Cody Kramer: good glove; strong arm; 5-11, 160 pounds (2014: .304/.396/.391 – 5 BB/5 K – 2/3 SB – 46 AB) (2015: .265/.372/.311 – 18 BB/12 K – 1/1 SB – 132 AB) (2016: .246/.338/.311 – 13 BB/13 K – 1/1 SB – 122 AB) (2017: .295/.347/.384 – 7 BB/6 K – 1/1 SB – 112 AB)
North Carolina State JR C Andy Cosgrove: Washington transfer; 6-2, 200 pounds (2017: .288/.363/.468 – 10 BB/35 K – 0/0 SB – 139 AB)
Northeastern SR C Nick Fanneron: 6-0, 180 pounds (2016: .250/.350/.346 – 7 BB/8 K – 0/0 SB – 52 AB) (2017: .292/.414/.528 – 17 BB/16 K – 0/0 SB – 89 AB)
Northwestern JR C Jack Claeys: 6-2, 210 pounds (2016: .248/.321/.314 – 11 BB/33 K – 1/1 SB – 137 AB) (2017: .256/.369/.383 – 21 BB/34 K – 4/5 SB – 133 AB)
Notre Dame SR C Ryan Lidge: above-average to plus arm; good defender; 6-2, 210 pounds (2014: .264/.319/.310 – 6 BB/15 K – 0/2 SB – 87 AB) (2015: .279/.402/.373 – 35 BB/35 K – 1/2 SB – 204 AB) (2016: .199/.250/.284 – 8 BB/24 K – 0/0 SB – 141 AB)
Old Dominion SR C/1B Kurt Sinnen: 5-11, 200 pounds (2014: .304/.396/.326 – 7 BB/10 K – 0/0 SB – 46 AB) (2015: .171/.275/.200 – 5 BB/7 K – 0/0 SB – 35 AB) (2016: .283/.383/.385 – 30 BB/25 K – 3/3 SB – 187 AB) (2017: .243/.368/.309 – 26 BB/18 K – 1/1 SB – 152 AB)
Penn SR OF/C Tim Graul: 6-0, 200 pounds (2015: .245/.328/.429 – 3 BB/13 K – 1/2 SB – 49 AB) (2016: .364/.443/.642 – 20 BB/24 K – 2/4 SB – 162 AB) (2017: .371/.431/.600 – 13 BB/28 K – 6/9 SB – 175 AB)
Pittsburgh rJR C Caleb Parry: 6-0, 200 pounds (2015: .269/.286/.423 – 1 BB/4 K – 0/0 SB – 26 AB) (2016: .277/.338/.376 – 13 BB/22 K – 2/4 SB – 141 AB) (2017: .278/.360/.450 – 20 BB/34 K – 4/6 SB – 209 AB)
Pittsburgh SR C Manny Pazos: 6-0, 185 pounds (2015: .218/.274/.307 – 9 BB/26 K – 1/3 SB – 101 AB) (2016: .154/.313/.215 – 13 BB/16 K – 0/2 SB – 65 AB) (2017: .247/.306/.352 – 15 BB/27 K – 3/3 SB – 162 AB)
Radford SR C John Gonzalez: steady glove; power upside; 6-0, 210 pounds (2016: .281/.338/.356 – 11 BB/28 K – 4/10 SB – 135 AB) (2017: .279/.335/.487 – 13 BB/60 K – 5/8 SB – 226 AB)
Rider rSR C Lee Lipinski: 6-3, 200 pounds (2016: .228/.335/.373 – 21 BB/48 K – 0/0 SB – 158 AB) (2017: .291/.381/.468 – 19 BB/35 K – 5/6 SB – 158 AB)
South Florida rSR C/3B Levi Borders: 6-2, 200 pounds (2013: .232/.301/.312 – 10 BB/41 K – 1/3 SB – 138 AB) (2014: .243/.341/.317 – 17 BB/41 K – 1/1 SB – 189 AB) (2015: .291/.376/.487 – 18 BB/66 K – 4/4 SB – 230 AB) (2016: .241/.357/.448 – 6 BB/21 K – 0/0 SB – 58 AB)
Southern Mississippi JR C/RHP Jake Viaene: 6-5, 220 pounds (2017: .324/.439/.588 – 5 BB/12 K – 0/0 SB – 34 AB)
St. John’s JR C Rob Boselli: 6-4, 235 pounds (2017: .238/.389/.476 – 7 BB/14 K – 0/0 SB – 42 AB)
Stanford JR C Bryce Carter: good approach; above-average raw power; good glove; strong arm; PG comp: Jason Castro; 6-1, 215 pounds (2015: .156/.236/.229 – 9 BB/38 K – 0/0 SB – 96 AB) (2016: .273/.321/.390 – 5 BB/15 K – 1/2 SB – 77 AB) (9 AB)
Stetson JR C Austin Hale: 6-0, 190 pounds (2016: .266/.341/.356 – 18 BB/33 K – 1/1 SB – 188 AB) (2017: .266/.348/.440 – 22 BB/36 K – 0/0 SB – 184 AB)
Stony Brook rSR C David Real: power upside; Arizona transfer; 6-0, 210 pounds (2016: .272/.386/.401 – 25 BB/31 K – 0/0 SB – 147 AB) (2017: .211/.356/.330 – 21 BB/30 K – 1/1 SB – 109 AB)
Tennessee JR C Benito Santiago: above-average to plus arm; strong; good athlete; 5-11, 175 pounds (2015: .132/.205/.145 – 5 BB/29 K – 5/5 SB – 76 AB) (2016: .309/.362/.420 – 14 BB/58 K – 5/8 SB – 181 AB) (2017: .250/.338/.442 – 15 BB/42 K – 5/6 SB – 120 AB)
Texas JR C Michael Cantu: plus raw power; average arm strength; 6-3, 240 pounds (2015: .249/.362/.308 – 33 BB/45 K – 0/1 SB – 185 AB) (2016: .214/.331/.274 – 21 BB/32 K – 0/0 SB – 117 AB) (2017: .222/.308/.419 – 14 BB/39 K – 0/0 SB – 117 AB)
Texas Tech rSR C Kholeton Sanchez: plus to plus-plus speed; above-average arm; no power; raw defender; could be tried at 2B or CF; 6-2, 180 pounds (2016: .146/.260/.220 – 6 BB/14 K – 0/0 SB – 41 AB) (2017: .417/.533/.500 – 6 BB/7 K – 2/2 SB – 24 AB)
Texas-Arlington rSO C Will Olson: 5-11, 190 pounds (2017: .322/.439/.408 – 27 BB/24 K – 2-2 SB – 174 AB)
Texas-Arlington SR C Brady Cox: good hit tool; good approach; plus defender; 5-11, 200 pounds (2014: .274/.361/.301 – 4 BB/6 K – 0/1 SB – 73 AB) (2015: .252/.337/.294 – 18 BB/26 K – 2/2 SB – 143 AB) (2016: .365/.427/.455 – 23 BB/27 K – 2/2 SB – 222 AB) (2017: .229/.324/.276 – 27 BB/32 K – 2/2 SB – 214 AB)
Texas-San Antonio rSR C/OF Kevin Markham: 6-0, 200 pounds (2015: .311/.393/.505 – 26 BB/44 K – 8/11 SB – 222 AB) (2017: .338/.411/.553 – 23 BB/37 K – 5/8 SB – 228 AB)
Tulane rSR C/1B Jeremy Montalbano: plus raw power; below-average arm; below-average defender; TJ survivor; Texas transfer; 6-2, 220 pounds (2016: .276/.352/.507 – 23 BB/35 K – 0/1 SB – 221 AB) (2016: .269/.345/.500 – 24 BB/38 K – 0/1 SB – 234 AB) (2017: .200/.238/.333 – 3 BB/11 K – 0/0 SB – 60 AB)
UC Davis rSR C/1B Cameron Olson: plus raw power; plus arm; defense improving; 6-1, 200 pounds (2013: .286/.365/.381 – 5 BB/24 K – 0/0 SB – 84 AB) (2015: .208/.323/.453 – 6 BB/18 K – 1/1 SB – 53 AB) (2016: .286/.378/.534 – 14 BB/33 K – 6/8 SB – 133 AB) (2017: .296/.380/.516 – 14 BB/42 K – 4/5 SB – 159 AB)
UC Santa Barbara rJR C Dempsey Grover: power upside; strong arm; good defensive tools; 6-1, 200 pounds (2014: .238/.360/.286 – 3 BB/3 K – 21 AB) (2016: .273/.386/.381 – 33 BB/47 K – 6/6 SB – 194 AB) (2017: .280/.333/.448 – 9 BB/45 K – 2/4 SB – 125 AB)
UMBC JR C Zack Bright: 5-11, 200 pounds (2015: .333/.414/.417 – 8 BB/6 K – 1/2 SB – 48 AB) (2017: .311/.376/.388 – 12 BB/9 K – 2/2 SB – 103 AB)
Vanderbilt SR C Jason Delay: really good defender; average to above-average arm, plays way up; 6-0, 210 pounds (2014: .246/.374/.325 – 17 BB/32 K – 1/1 SB – 114 AB) (2015: .283/.373/.394 – 10 BB/20 K – 0/0 SB – 99 AB) (2016: .248/.296/.336 – 7 BB/35 K – 1/5 SB – 149 AB) (2017: .309/.381/.444 – 18 BB/44 K – 1/3 SB – 207 AB)
Virginia Commonwealth SR C Dylan Isquirdo: 5-10, 175 pounds (2017: .274/.405/.400 – 26 BB/25 K – 0/3 SB – 135 AB)
Virginia JR C Caleb Knight: 5-11, 230 pounds (2017: .301/.474/.469 – 27 BB/29 K – 1/2 SB – 113 AB)
Virginia Tech JR C Joe Freiday: good athlete; good defensive tools; 6-4, 240 pounds (2015: .222/.271/.333 – 3 BB/21 K – 0/0 SB – 45 AB) (2016: .226/.277/.376 – 7 BB/36 K – 0/0 SB – 93 AB) (2017: .225/.315/.423 – 13 BB/53 K – 0/0 SB – 142 AB)
Western Kentucky SR C Hunter Wood: 6-1, 215 pounds (2014: .246/.348/.421 – 9 BB/16 K – 0/0 SB – 57 AB) (2015: .211/.305/.307 – 12 BB/39 K – 0/1 SB – 114 AB) (2017: .313/.386/.523 – 19 BB/48 K – 7/9 SB – 195 AB)
Winthrop SR C/OF Babe Thomas: good athlete; 5-10, 200 pounds (2014: .254/.405/.326 – 38 BB/62 K – 4/9 SB – 193 AB) (2015: .295/.394/.429 – 32 BB/61 K – 7/9 SB – 217 AB) (2016: .220/.344/.268 – 30 BB/53 K – 8/10 SB – 168 AB) (2017: .287/.386/.488 – 33 BB/55 K – 4/6 SB – 209 AB)
Xavier JR C Nate Soria: good defender; strong arm; 5-10, 175 pounds (2015: .335/.420/.471 – 12 BB/34 K – 12/17 SB – 155 AB) (2016: .260/.311/.377 – 11 BB/54 K – 3/3 SB – 204 AB) (2017: .203/.301/.345 – 19 BB/50 K – 2/5 SB – 197 AB)

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