D1 Analytics: Top Senior PitchersProspects
Since the advent of bonus pools and the slotting system in 2012, college seniors have become valuable in the draft. Not only as prospects, but also as money savers for each club’s limited bonus pool. As a 22- or 23-year-old, there isn’t much projection and development remaining so a senior must be able to perform right away. And in reality, perform everyday to earn playing time. This leads us to the question: Which seniors should have the best chance of doing this?
One simple way to justify a senior’s ability to step right in and perform at the pro level[…]