He showed average arm and decent range at shortstop a year ago, though he also was erratic that he mostly DHed down the stretch. If he can’t cut it at shortstop pro ball, Krieger still could make it as a second baseman or a utilityman. He’s average runner with savvy on the basepaths. Round 5 OF BLAZE KA’ AGE DOB: 21, 24 College: University of Kentucky BATS THROWS: L R HEIGHT WEIGHT: 5 185 Signed 6, who turned 21 on 24, led the Wildcats with a.375 average during his campaign. The 5 outfielder paced D.J. Swearinger Jersey the team doubles, RBI, total bases, and stolen bases. Was named firstteam All-SEC 2014, hitting.328 with 40 runs, 13 doubles, 3 homers, 41 RBI and 14 stolen bases 54 53 starts. His.373 league batting average 2014 fell just short of the SEC batting crown. Round 6 RHP AGE DOB: 17, Sept. 16 High School: Quartz Hill High School BATS THROWS: R R HEIGHT WEIGHT: 6 185 Signed 6 RHP was a 2015rd- Perfect Game High School Senior Preseason All- and a Perfect Game 1st- Preseason California Region All High School Senior. is committed to San State University. From on A nice jump velocity had scouts paying more attention to this, with his athleticism and arm strength sure to intrigue teams. The San State commit was touching as high as 96 mph on occasion and sitting the 90 mph range fairly consistently. A strong and raw athlete on the mound, is more of a thrower than a pitcher right now.
He’ll vary his speeds on his Dane Fletcher Jersey curveball, sometimes throwing a firmer one the 76 mph range, but at times dropping down to 70 mph. His low 80s changeup if fringe average with some split-like action to it and the for it to improve over time. have to improve his delivery to remain a starter, but if it all clicks, he has the ceiling of a mid-rotation starter. Round 7 RHP LUKES AGE DOB: 20, July 12 College: Sacramento State BATS THROWS: L R HEIGHT WEIGHT: 5 185 Signed 6 Was one of just two Hornets to play all 60, hitting.345 with 7 homers and 38 RBI. The 20- year-old led Sacramento State batting average and RBI, and reached base safely 39 straight to start the. Earned All-WAC First for the second consecutive, ranking among league-leaders hits, total bases, doubles and home runs. his sophomore campaign, Lukes hit.347 with 26 RBI and 54 runs scored. The Antelope, California native tied the Sacramento State singleseason record with 28 multi-hit, and broke the single- record with 259 at-bats his 2014 campaign. Round 8 RHP GARZA AGE DOB: 21, 20 College: Cal State Fullerton BATS THROWS: R R HEIGHT WEIGHT: 5 170 Garza, 21, went 4 with a 3 and 53 strikeouts 65 innings of work 2015. The right-hander missed part of the due to a slight tear his UCL. The 5, 170-pounder spent the 2014 as a member of the USA Collegiate National, going 2 with a 1 over eight appearances and four starts.
his sophomore campaign, Garza went 5 with a 3 and 60 strikeouts against 14 walks 11 starts. Garza’s best collegiate year came as a freshman 2013, as the right-hander finished the with undefeated record of 12 17 starts. 2013, Garza was named All-American and the 2013 Big West Conference Pitcher of the Year. The, California native was originally drafted by the Indians the 26th round the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft. From on Garza Teams evaluating Garza have to weigh three years of starting for a very good Cal State Fullerton program and a successful turn with USA last against his smaller frame, concern about shoulder issues and a torn UCL that required Tommy surgery. When healthy, there’s plenty to like about the right-hander beyond his resume. He has pretty good stuff across the board, starting with a fastball that sit the 91 range and flash 93 mph. He’s shown the ability to reach back for 95 the past, but not consistently. His slider has improved and could be at least a League average breaking ball and he has a very good feel for his changeup. Questions about his durability, with his narrow shoulders and slight build, had some foreseeing a career the bullpen, where his stuff might play up a tick. The elbow surgery might only intensify that projection. A team taking him, however, could rehab him and send him out as a starter to see what happens. Round 9 RHP DEVON AGE DOB: 22, Dec. 26 College: Canisius College BATS THROWS: R R HEIGHT WEIGHT: 6 184 Signed 6 The 22-year-old went 7 with a 3 16 starts his senior campaign.