MLB Draft Coverage - Day I: rounds 1-3

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Here are the Twins' picks in the first three Rounds:

Round 1:

#22: Kyle Gibson, RHP, Missouri. 6'6", 210 lbs, Junior. Here is his scouting report and a video from mlb.com and here is John Manuel's take from Baseball America. Also, here is a scouting report from Saber Scouting with an additional video. Here is a scouting report from Project Prospect, and here is another from The College Baseball Blog. Here is a page full of videos of Kyle Gibson.

Round 1 supplementary (compensation round; the Twins got that pick because of Dennis Reyes singing as a free agent with another team) :

#46: Matt Bashore, LHP, Indiana. 6'3", 200 lbs, Junior. Here are his numbers, here is a quick report, here is an article by Sporting News and here is a scouting video from mlb.com. He was named as one of the top 3 Big Ten starting pitchers by College Baseball Insider.

Round 2:

#70: Billy Bullock, RHP, U Florida. 6'6", 225 lbs, Junior. Here are his numbers and here is an article from The Gainsville Sun.

Round 3:

#101: Ben Tootle, RHP, Jacksonvile State. Here is a scouting report and video from MLB.com and here is an article and here is another one. He was the ninth best college pitcher available according to the College Baseball Blog.


Anonymous said...


Looks like the Twins are stocking the system with power arms. I guess they realize they've got too many "throw strikes, throw sinkerballs" pitchers in the system...


thrylos98 said...


Bullock and Tootle are power arms. They are not Morillo but closer to Crain. Gibson can be really good and could develop more velocity. Bashore is a finesse lefty. Great draft so far, but I'd love to see more LHP

Anonymous said...


Speaking of Morillo, how is he doing at Triple A?


Anonymous said...

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