2017 MLB Draft Top Tools-Pitchers

The 2017 MLB Draft is almost upon us, and now would be as good a time as any to take a look at who features the loudest tools in this crop of pitchers. Let’s dig in.

Best Fastball
Player Pos School/University Grade
Hunter Greene  RHP Notre Dame High School (CA) 75/80
Nate Pearson RHP State College of Central Florida 65/75
J.B. Bukauskas RHP University of North Carolina 65/70
Tyler Johnson RHP University of South Carolina 65/70
Garrett Cave RHP University of Tampa 65/70
Best Curveball
Player Pos School/University Grade
Brendan McKay LHP University of Louisville                   55/65
D.L. Hall LHP Valdosta High School (GA) 45/65
Luke Heimlich LHP Oregon State University 55/60
Alex Lange RHP Louisiana State University 50/60
Garret King RHP California Baptist University 50/60
Best Slider
Player Pos School/University Grade
J.B. Bukauskas RHP University of North Carolina        60/70
Kyle Wright RHP Vanderbilt University 55/65
Blaine Knight RHP University of Arkansas 50/65
MacKenzie Gore LHP Whiteville High School (NC) 45/65
Hunter Ruth RHP F.W. Buchholz High School (FL) 40/65
Best Changeup
Player Pos School/University Grade
Eli Morgan              RHP Gonzaga University 60/70
Griffin Canning RHP University of California, Los Angeles 55/65
Justin Lewis RHP University of Kentucky 50/65
Alex Troop LHP Michigan State University 55/60
Oliver Jaskie LHP University of Michigan 55/60
Best Command
Player Pos School/University Grade
Brendan McKay LHP University of Louisville 60/70
David Peterson LHP University of Oregon 60/65
Connor Seabold RHP California State University, Fullerton 55/65
Keegan Thompson RHP Auburn University 55/65
Blaine Knight RHP University of Arkansas 50/65

 

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