Prep Baseball Report

Kentucky Draft Preview

Chris Fuller
Kentucky/Tennessee Director of Scouting

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.


OTHERS TO WATCH:RHP Ryan Hawks (Warren East HS, KY) won a gold medal with Team USA over the winter and carried that over to a dominant spring, pitching with a low-90s fastball and sharp low-80s slider. C Cameron Scheler (St. Xavier HS, KY) is a physical, right-handed hitting catcher with good arm strength and power. OF Drew McGowan (University Heights Academy, KY) is an athletic left-handed hitter, who runs a 6.6-second 60-yard dash. RHP Blayne Deaton (Tates Creek HS, KY) is a super-projectable 6-foot-5 righty, who has run his fastball up to 90. RHP A.J. Hacker (Rowan County HS, KY) is a projectable 6-foot-4 righty who showed a big velocity jump this spring with a fastball up to 91 and good pitchability.