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The Scouting Trail: Minneapolis Weekend Leads Week Three

Prospects

This week the Scouting Trail took me to Minneapolis for the Cambria College Classic, which featured Duke, North Carolina and North Carolina State from the ACC against Big Ten opponents Iowa, Purdue and the host Minnesota Golden Gophers.

Friday’s action was highlighted by the electric pitching performance of Max Meyer (Minnesota) who unleashed a 112-pitch complete game with 14 strikeouts against the Tar Heels. Saturday featured NC State lefty Nick Swiney sitting down 22 Boilermakers in a row. And Sunday saw the Wolfpack win the Classic with a perfect 3-0 record with their late night Sunday 11-7 W over the Gophers.

Iowa led the Big Ten with a 2-1 record that included wins over Duke and North Carolina.

Meyer was selected tournament MVP while Zack Raabe (Minnesota) led the Classic with a .583 batting average (7-for-12).

Teams scouted:

  • Duke
  • Iowa
  • LSU
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi State
  • North Carolina
  • North Carolina State
  • Oklahoma
  • Purdue
  • Texas
  • West Virginia
  • Wright State

Please note that grades given, such as average, above average, plus, etc. are evaluated on a professional baseball level, not compared to college peers. Day One refers to overall picks 1 through 37. Day Two Rounds 2-10. Day Three Rounds 11-40.

 


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