Nick and Burke discuss MLB Draft first round target Mike Vasil and his announcement requesting to redraw from the Draft, plus eight names outside of the first two rounds you should know. Adam joins nick in segment two to clear out his SAL notebook with thoughts from recent looks at Braves and Royals prospects.
Nick, Dave and Burke welcome as guests The Athletic's Melissa Lockard and Emily Waldon, as well as Baseball America's Carlos Collazo, to discuss hot starts from 2017 draftees and the upcoming 2018 MLB Draft, respectively. Plus, Dave shares thoughts on a talented Triple-A Durham Club (Rays).
Nick and Burke go in depth on the first 2080 Baseball Mock Draft for the 2018 MLB Draft class, covering the first 43 picks spanning the first round, supplemental-first round, and compensation A round.
In Part 1 of this extended episode, Dave DeFreitas, Adam McInturff and Nick Faleris discuss their picks for position players and pitchers of the month for April, plus three breakout candidates to watch for May.
In Episode 02.05, Nick, Adam, Dave and Burke discuss some standout Midwest League prospects, including Brendan McKay (Rays), Nick Allen (Athletics), Juan Yepez (Cardinals) and Alex Kirilloff (Twins). In segment two Nick and Burke chat about four high school draft arms in action last week, including Kumar Rocker, Ethan Hankins, Austin Becker and Slade Cecconi.