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camisadelgolf
06-05-2012, 05:01 PM
Please use this thread to post scouting reports, links, and other comments about the Reds' 2012 eighth round pick.
http://www.azcentral.com/sports/ua/articles/2012/05/30/20120530arizona-wildcats-baseball-seth-mejias-brean-spark.html
http://www.arizonawildcats.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/mejiasbrean_seth00.html
http://videos.azstarnet.com/p/video?id=14697251

RedlegJake
06-05-2012, 05:15 PM
Here's an excerpt that tells you what Doug is referring to about Brean being a superb athlete:
Seth Mejias-Brean's stellar junior season has inevitably led to comparisons - but not to other baseball players.

To hear the Arizona Wildcats third baseman's teammates tell it, Mejias-Brean is a cross between Paul Bunyan and Chuck Norris, with a little Roy Hobbs mixed in.

Hand the UA's starting third baseman a football, and he'll throw it 60 or 70 yards.

"They call him Tebow," coach Andy Lopez said.

Give Mejias-Brean a basketball, and he'll show off a 360-degree slam dunk.

"He's just a freak," outfielder Robert Refsnyder said.

But Mejias-Brean is at his best with a bat in his hands. His batting practice sessions are legendary, complete with towering home runs and crushed line drives that send teammates dodging.

At 6 feet 2 inches and 210 pounds, the Cienega High graduate fills out a uniform better than anybody on the team. Pro scouts love his projectability, whether it's at third base, in the outfield or at catcher - a position he's never played before.

"I mean, look at his body," shortstop Alex Mejia said. "You can see him playing in the big leagues, like, next year.

"I've never seen a player like him. When he hits it, and the ball's flying out, it's hit so hard. ... Really, it's almost like the thing is yelling."

Sea Ray
06-05-2012, 05:33 PM
Is Arizona in the college WS? Just wondering if we can see him or any of our other college draftees

texasdave
06-05-2012, 05:47 PM
http://www.ncaa.com/news/baseball/article/2012-06-04/super-regional-hosts-announced

Arizona still in. As in UCLA.

Sea Ray
06-05-2012, 05:55 PM
http://www.ncaa.com/news/baseball/article/2012-06-04/super-regional-hosts-announced

Arizona still in. As in UCLA.

Good to hear

GoReds19
06-05-2012, 10:32 PM
He sounds like a steal in the 8th round.

Gallen5862
06-05-2012, 10:50 PM
Florida is still also in.

TOBTTReds
06-10-2012, 11:22 AM
Yesterday SMB went 3-5 with a 2B. The highlight has an RBI single at the :30 mark. Arizona is first team to advance to CWS.

http://www.ncaa.com/game/baseball/d1/2012/06/09/arizona-st-johns-ny

TOBTTReds
06-27-2012, 05:14 PM
Jim Callis ‏@jimcallisBA
One more #CWS performer for #Reds: #Arizona 3B Seth Mejias-Brean for $125k ($136,300 pick value). Good defender, gap power. #mlbdraft

Blitz Dorsey
06-28-2012, 01:10 AM
Really like this pick. Doesn't seem to have much HR power, but is a good all-around hitter with some pop, can run relatively well and is good defensively. Can't complain at all getting a player like that in the 8th round, especially at a position like 3B.

RedlegJake
07-01-2012, 09:00 AM
I think the home run power might come with this guy. He is amazing athletically. If nothing else he has the ability to be a doubles hitting machine at third base. Defensively he should be able to cover with exceptional range and agility. I'm liking this pick as the bonus pick of the draft - the low round guy who surprises big time.