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#1 Parker Hageman

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 10:42 PM

You can view the page at http://twinsdaily.co...Trey-Ball-SP-OF

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#2 mnfanforlife

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 12:10 AM

Ball would be an awesome pick IMO...Chris Sale comp?

#3 Mike Sixel

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 07:17 AM

Nice writeup.

I don't know, it is a site to discuss sports, not airline safety.....maybe we should take it less seriously?


#4 diehardtwinsfan

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 01:41 PM

Haven't heard much on him, is he a candidate for 4 overall? If so, I think I'd rather have Stewart or Manaea... Second round... on the other hand...

#5 InfraRen

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 04:52 PM

Jim Callis wrote about him in his latest Ask BA, answering "Who has the best fallback plan in this draft"

"The 2013 draftee with the best fallback plan is New Castle (Ind.) High’s Trey Ball, who likely will be a top-10-overall choice as a lefthanded pitcher.


Coming into the year, scouts were split on whether Ball had a brighter future as an outfielder or a pitcher. He has put that debate to rest by showing a 91-94 mph fastball and an improved curveball this spring, but he also would merit a second- or third-round selecton as a position player. He projects as an athletic right fielder with above-average lefthanded power potential and arm strength."

Ask BA: Ball Tops Draft's Two-Way Stars - BaseballAmerica.com

Edited by InfraRen, 27 May 2013 - 04:56 PM.

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