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Draft Sleepers

Here’s a quick list of sleepers I like. When I say sleeper, I mean players that will return great value for their draft position, meaning they’ll contribute at the Major League level.

Miles Hamblin, C, Howard JC (TX)
Derek McCallum, 2B, Minnesota
Jonathan Walsh, C, Coppell HS (TX)
Beau Wright, LHP, Los Alamitos HS (CA)
Brice Cutspec, 1B, Azusa Pacific
Drew Madrigal, RHP, Mount San Jacinto JC (CA)
Joe Sanders, 3B, Auburn
Jason Walls, RHP, Troy
Brint Hardy, OF, UAB
Stephen Richards, LHP, Arkansas
Richard Jones, C, The Citadel
Nick Hernandez, LHP, Tennessee

I’ll mention more as we go along, but I generally like each of these guys. Some might not sign, so keep that in mind.

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June 9, 2009 - Posted by | Sleepers

5 Comments »

  1. Not familiar with all these guys but I am also high on Derek McCallum from MIN. What Round do you perceive he will go?

    Comment by JC | June 9, 2009 | Reply

    • He could sneak into the last round today (3rd). But I really see him as a 4th-5th rounder.

      Comment by andyseiler | June 9, 2009 | Reply

      • I was thinking round 5 or so…so I was close. I would love to see the Cards snag him…but there are alot of players I would love to see my Cards grab and they only have so many picks in the first 5-6 rounds!

        Comment by JC | June 9, 2009

  2. why have i not heard anything about kent matthes? after all he was named sec player of the year by all sec coaches ,he is also leading all others in home runs hit this year.

    Comment by d cook t | June 9, 2009 | Reply

  3. I know its a little late but I was wondering what you thought on LHP Daniel Calhoun, a 29th round pick by the St. Louis Cardinals who had an outstanding year for Murray State throwing 10 complete games and walking next to nobody. He has carried it over to pro ball. Do you think he has a shot at making it to the majors?

    Comment by kstanz41 | August 25, 2009 | Reply


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