College Crosscheck: Week Three Hitters
March 4, 2020
This week College Crosscheck took me to Minneapolis for the Cambria College Classic, which featured Duke, North Carolina and North Carolina State from the ACC against Big Ten opponents Iowa, Purdue and the host Minnesota Golden Gophers.
With their late night win on Sunday, the NC State Wolfpack won the Classic with a perfect 3-0 record. Iowa led the Big Ten with a 2-1 record, including wins over Duke and North Carolina.
Max Meyer was selected tournament MVP while Zack Raabe (Minnesota) led the Classic with a .583 batting average (7-for-12).
We also have additional prospect reports from Mississippi State and Wright State.
Please note that grades given, such as average, above average, plus, etc. are evaluated on a professional baseball level, not compared to college peers. Day One refers to overall picks 1 through 37. Day Two Rounds 2-10. Day Three Rounds 11-40.
Joey Loperfido, OF- Former second baseman turned center fielder for the Blue Devils, Loperfido led off and was selected to the all-tournament team with a 5-for-12 showing at the plate. He also stole one base in two attempts. He recognizes...