Cape Cod Buzz: Sheffield The Star Attraction
Throughout this summer, D1Baseball.com will be your home for all things summer collegiate baseball, with a distinct focus on the Cape Cod League, and keeping you updated on all the elite talent that populates the league’s ten teams. With an eye toward scouting and the MLB Draft, we will provide regular in-depth analysis on who is performing, who is taking a step forward, and who may be players to watch headed into the 2016 college baseball season.
Sheffield Shining Bright
Jordan Sheffield (Vanderbilt) is the top pitching prospect in the Cape Cod League. Perhaps that statement should have come with a “spoiler alert” disclaimer for our end of the summer list, but the distinction is fairly clear at this point in the summer. That said, the numbers don’t necessarily reflect his elite status through five appearances this summer.
Despite a 5.49 ERA over his five appearances, Sheffield is undoubtedly at the top of the pitching prospect heap. Sample size is always important to keep in mind when it comes to Cape Cod performances, and there has been far too much to like about Sheffield’s stuff to worry about the raw numbers.
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