Here’s an open thread to discuss the opening weekend of the College World Series. With the MLB Draft on Monday, this is prime time to watch many of the top prospects.
Here is a list of MLB’s Top 200 prospects in the draft which is dominated by college position players.
The consensus top pick in the draft will be Adley Rutschman from Oregon State. He’s a catcher with a tremendous bat and is shown in the picture for this thread.
Some prospects commonly listed near the Angels pick at 15 include Hunter Bishop of Arizona State, Shea Langeliers of Baylor and Logan Davidson of Clemson,
Also of note is Dominic Fletcher, the younger brother of HH favorite David Fletcher, who plays center field for Arkansas and will be drafted Monday.
UCLA is the closest local squad and ranked #1 overall. Loyola Marymount University is also in that regional.Up north, four California teams face off in the Stanford regional: Stanford, Sacramento State, UC Santa Barbara, and Fresno State.
So, root for your alma mater. Root against your alma mater’s rival. Or just pick a team. Maybe just enjoy some great baseball. Just do it here.