Prep Baseball Report

Indiana Draft Preview

Phil Wade
Indiana Executive Director

The 2019 MLB Draft will take place June 3-5. To get you ready, Prep Baseball Report is releasing state previews with notes on high school draft prospects in its comprehensive coverage area. For more information on the prospects included in the High School Draft 100, click on the links to the players’ profiles to view comments, news and videos.

Avery Short, LHP, Southport HS, IN (Louisville)
Michael Doolin, RHP, Andrean HS, IN (Vanderbilt)

OTHERS TO WATCH: OF Ethan Vecrumba (Edgewood HS, IN) possesses a powerful, athletic frame at 6-foot-4, 205 pounds. The Indiana recruit has plus raw tools across the board with a rare speed/power combination. He ran a 6.34-second 60-yard dash at this year’s Super 60 with a 94 mph outfield arm and was 99 mph off the tee. RHP Ryan Fender (Crown Point HS, IN) created a lot of buzz this winter with his increase in velocity and has carried it over into the spring. He has a durable 6-foot-3, 200-pound frame with a fastball consistently at 90-92. The Murray State recruit shows feel for an 11/5 breaking ball with slurvy, power type action in the mid 70s. OF Jack Firestone (Zionsville HS, IN) created some buzz this spring. The Purdue recruit has feel for the barrel with gap-to-gap power.  The 6-foot-2, 195-pounder runs a 6.93 60.

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