Originally Posted by thorn
Why did he fall out of the 1st round?
Scouts hate it when prospects take a nontraditional route to getting drafted. Instead of playing for his high school team, he played on a wooden bat league in the spring. He has the strength of a power hitter, but his swing doesn't necessarily generate as much power for a corner position that you'd like. His arm is strong, but his throwing mechanics needs some work. There's supposedly a limited amount of concern about his ability to hit breaking balls, but with how many high schoolers isn't
that a concern?