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May 28, 2014

Scouting the Draft

2014 Draft: Catchers to Know

by Nick J. Faleris


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Positional Overview
The catching class is not particularly deep this draft, but it is solid throughout with good options in each of the top five rounds. At the top, Alex Jackson (Rancho Bernardo (San Diego, CA)) is a legit top five overall talent with the potential for an impactive offensive profile and enough athleticism and arm strength to stick behind the dish long term. At the collegiate ranks, Max Pentecost (Kennesaw State) and Kyle Schwarber (Indiana) boast differing carrying tools, but could get heat as early as the top third of the round and fit comfortably in the middle third from a value standpoint.

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