Draft

Draft Analysis: OF Troy Montgomery

Draft Analysis: OF Troy Montgomery

Previous Analysis: Matt Thaiss, Nolan Williams, Chris Rodriguez, Connor Justus, Cole Duensing, Jordan Zimmerman In the 8th round of the MLB Draft, the Angels took a player that you would call a “gamer”. From the Ohio State University, Troy Montgomery, an undersized center fielder, was…

Draft Analysis: INF/OF Jordan Zimmerman

Previous Analysis: Matt Thaiss, Nolan Williams, Chris Rodriguez, Connor Justus, Cole Duensing A familiar baseball name popped up in the 7th round for the Angels as they selected Michigan State second baseman Jordan Zimmerman, who has no relation to the pitcher for the Detroit…

Draft Analysis: RHP Cole Duensing

Draft Analysis: RHP Cole Duensing

Previous Analysis: Matt Thaiss, Nolan Williams, Chris Rodriguez, Connor Justus The term “projectability” popped up in the 6th round for the Angels when they selected a right handed pitcher out of Blue Valley Northwest High School, Cole Duensing. Yet another talent of…

Draft Analysis: SS Connor Justus

Draft Analysis: SS Connor Justus

Previous Analysis: Matt Thaiss, Nolan Williams, Chris Rodriguez After 3 straight raw-high upside talents, the Angels changed course in Round 5 as they grabbed shortstop Connor Justus from Georgia Tech. Justus was considered about a top 125 prospect so getting him in…

Draft Analysis: RHP Chris Rodriguez

Draft Analysis: RHP Chris Rodriguez

Previous Analysis: Matt Thaiss, Nolan Williams Continuing their trend of taking raw High School talents, the Angels took their 1st pitcher in the 4th round, a pitcher by the name of Chris Rodriguez. A high school kid out of Miami Gardens,…

Draft Analysis: SS Nolan Williams

Previous Analysis: Matt Thaiss In the years prior to the 2016 draft, the Angels very frequently targeted high floor, low upside players who were expected to fill roles in the majors rather than become stars. In the 3rd round this…

Draft Analysis: Matt Thaiss

The MLB Draft is one of the most exciting times of the year in baseball. For a few days, over 1,000 players are selected as people try to project which players will be future members in the big leagues. For the…