2017 Position Rankings: Third Base

Aside from catcher, third base may very well be the weakest position grouping of the 2017 draft class. One can make the argument that after Jake Burger, there is no sure thing. At least he’s plenty talented. Armed with the best present power in this class, Burger also has an above-average hit tool. He earned…

2017 Position Rankings: First Base

Rare are the years that see one player earn top ranking at two different positions. If we had told you before the season began that it was Hunter Greene that would have that honor (as both RHP and SS), you may not have been surprised. However, here we are in June, and Louisville sensation Brendan…

2017 Position Rankings: Left-Handed Pitcher

In January, this grouping had very few highlights, namely Brendan McKay, D.L. Hall and MacKenzie Gore. Over the course of the season, however, several more southpaws established themselves as legitimate prospects, and while the trio mentioned above still represents the cream of the crop, there are a handful of really interesting southpaws who could hear…

2017 Position Rankings: Right-Handed Pitcher

  It’s not that often a high school baseball player finds his way onto the cover of Sports Illustrated. Then again, Hunter Greene isn’t most high school baseball players. A two-way star that’s a legitimate first-round talent at shortstop, Greene headlines our 2017 crop of right-handed pitchers, but he’s far from the only future star.…

2017 Position Rankings: Catcher

The past few draft classes have seen some really weak crops at catcher. This year is no exception, with very few, if any, catchers considered among the top-50 overall prospects. The weakness is further exacerbated by the scarcity of elite talent from the high school ranks. Still, someone has to be No. 1, and this…