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May 30, 2014

Scouting the Draft

2014 Draft: Center Fielders to Know

by Nick J. Faleris


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There’s upside up top but limited second-tier depth at the center field ranks. Derek Hill (Elk Grove (Elk Grove, CA)) is a potential five tool talent, with Monte’ Harrison (Lee’s Summit West (Lee’s Summit, MO)) and Marcus Wilson (JSerra (Los Angeles, CA)) high ceilings out of a less refined package. The collegiate ranks are headed by Bradley Zimmer (San Franciso), who carries with him some lingering questions as to future position but a strong spring performance on the offensive side anchored him to the first round. The San Francisco standout stands almost alone on an early-round island, with Greg Allen (San Diego) the most likely collegian center fielder to share top 100 status once the dust settles.

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