June 9, 2017
TINO (There Is No Offseason)
Ep. 89: Jim Callis on the 2017 MLB Draft
Ben Carsley and Bret Sayre of Baseball Prospectus are joined by MLB.com senior writer Jim Callis to discuss the upcoming 2017 MLB Draft including Hunter Greene and Brendan McKay as potential two-way players (25:00), Kyle Wright cementing his status as the nation’s top collegiate pitcher (31:30), southpaw Seth Romero and righty Corbin Martin as the biggest wild cards (36:00), the top prep hitters in Royce Lewis, Bubba Thompson, Austin Beck and Jo Adell (38:30), Jim’s affinity for MacKenzie Gore (43:00), the other top prep arms in the class in Shane Baz, D.L. Hall and Sam Carlson (46:00), intriguing fantasy sleepers like Keston Hiura, Quentin Holmes, Jeren Kendall, and Kevin Merrell (49:00), and finally break down the all-name team led by Jeter Downs (53:00).
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