Summer Scouting Trail: Northwoods LeagueProspects
Although the 2019 draft has come and gone, our prospect coverage has not. We are already off and running throughout the country, beating the bushes in search of future MLB draft picks. This week we bring you reports from the Northwoods League led by a true center fielder with speed to burn and an undrafted 6’5 right-handed pitcher from a Division III college who was up to 97 mph. Future coverage will include the USA Collegiate National Team and Cape Cod, among others.
Who else has stood out in the Northwoods League already this summer?
Zack Gregory, FR, SS, Bismarck (Arkansas)– A redshirt this spring during his freshman year at Arkansas, Gregory is a true leadoff hitter for the Larks. Through 10 games, Gregory has a .345 BA, while walking 15 times against only 3 strikeouts, and scoring 17 runs. His plate discipline is advanced, not chasing out of the strike zone and allowing himself to work into positive counts. With a thick build at 5-foot-10, 180-pounds, Gregory is a smooth, quick twitch athlete with good actions in the field. Projects as a 2B due to his arm strength but is a solid overall defender. Gregory has good rhythm at the plate with a slightly open stance with hands…