This kid's making jaws drop right now, and I could see Buckley taking a liking to him.
I don't know that he's making jaws drop so much as he's rushing past some of the dubious talents nominally set to be picked in the latter portion of the first round. There's a lot of toolsy OFs who can't hit, college pitchers who aren't performing so great, HS arms with B stuff and funky motions, and college players who lack tools. Lawrie has tools and a quality stick (even a somewhat mature plate approach supposedly). That'll rocket you past the ifs and maybes. Yet I sincerely doubt he's going to get in front of the big hitting 1Bs or the top two catchers or a Beckham or the top two pitchers or Alvarez.
Basically, he's become an exciting possibility for teams that aren't in a position to draft the most exciting talents on the board.
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