College Prospect Insider: Week 3Prospects
Each week throughout the college baseball season, the D1Baseball.com College Prospect Report will provide updated scouting reports and scouting news on key prospects from around the nation. We’ll cast a wide net, as we examine prospect performances for every type of player, from the 2017 draft eligible star to the intriguing fresh faced freshman on the verge of playing a more pivotal role with a key performance.
Using scouting and coaching resources from around the nation, each week’s report will bring the latest on prospects’ velocity, improvements at the plate, home to first times and all the key aspects of the game on which these players are evaluated throughout the season and the entirely of their college careers. We’ll also weigh in on how their most recent performances could impact their future draft stock as well as their place on their current rosters. This notebook will not touch on every prominent prospect performance each week, but will highlight many of the most notable ones.
Now, let’s take a closer look at some of the latest prospect nuggets from around the world of college baseball during week three.
2017 Draft Tracker
– Adam Haseley (Virginia) is one of the best two-way players to come on the college baseball scene in recent memory, and it appears that he’s taken his game to yet another level in 2017. The junior southpaw pitched 6.1 innings of quality baseball on Sunday, allowing no earned runs on four hits. But more impressively, Haseley socked his fifth home run of the young season as well. Haseley is off to a monster start at the plate, hitting .417 with a .500 on-base percentage to go with those five home runs. Haseley has outstanding offensive upside and plus speed that will make him a defensive asset in the outfield at the next level. He’s long shown excellent barrel life and gap power, but he now appears to be putting his extra quick hands to use and learning to lift the ball out to his pull side. Haseley worked at 86-88 mph with his fastball on Sunday, showing his usual advanced pitchability along the way, but the advancements in his power stroke could push him squarely into first round consideration as a position player, given his vast assortment of tools.
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