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Scouting Video: Walker Weickel, RHP, Olympia (FL) HS (2012 Draft

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March 22, 2012

Walker Weickel is the one guy from the other side of the country that I really wish I could have seen more than this one time.

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Scouting Video: Lance McCullers, RHP, Jesuit (FL) HS (2012 Draft)

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March 20, 2012

Lance McCullers is a compact, strong-armed, max-effort short-armer who profiles as a bullpen arm and has the arm strength to go be a first rounder in the 2012 draft. He’s on the other side of the country for me, so this look in August was it for me. Roll the video and I’ll see what I have to say.

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Scouting Video: Duane Underwood, RHP, Pope (GA) HS (2012 Draft)

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February 22, 2012

Duane Underwood is one of these guys with a blur for arm speed. If I’m on the pro side, this is just the kind of guy I want to get my hands on because he’s got arm strength. This is what you’re looking for — long, lean, wiry, physically projectable, got a chance to be durable, ball explodes out of hand. I kept watching this guy and thinking to myself, ”Edwin Jackson.”
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Notes from the 2011 Petco Park Game

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August 14, 2011

The way I figured it, I had three group 1 pitchers, nine group 2 pitchers and seven group 3 pitchers. Since I’m borrowing from the pro structure, I’ll say that your group 1 guys are expected to be major league front-end rotation starters, your group 2 guys should be middle rotation starters or potential closers, and your group 3 guys are fringy college guys, roster fillers, bullpen types, and eventually employable yet interchangeable arms.

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