Shea Langliers, Baylor

Cape Cod Buzz: Several Impressing Early

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Throughout the summer, we’ll be providing wall to wall coverage from the Cape Cod League, including regular batches of first-hand scouting notes on all the latest players standing out to scouts and updates on key players from programs around the nation.

Davis’ Pitchability Stands Out

There is a distinct theme developing as scouts begin evaluating this 2018 crop of amateur pitchers, and that is that there’s plenty of velocity and a lack of feel for pitching. We saw it at PG National, where arm after arm fired 94 mph fastballs, but few showed feel for their secondaries. That theme has continued to show up with the college crop as well, as the Cape Cod League has shown no shortage of mid 90s velocity in the early part of this summer, but very few of those pitchers actually look to have the level of pitchability to profile as starters at the next level. One of the exceptions? UC Santa Barbara righthander Noah Davis (2018, rhp, UC Santa Barbara).


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