Colorado Insider: Fast-Rising Uncommitted 2017 Outfielders

By John Cackowski
State Director

The updated and expanded 2017 rankings were released Wednesday August 26th.  Much has changed since the last revision, which is reflected in the considerable shakeups and moving from 55 players to 100. While many name were mainstays in the 2017 rankings, there are plenty of new prospects added to the list. Here are a look at some fast rising uncommitted 2017 outfielders.

Walker Rumsey, OF/MIF, Bear Creek, 2017
Rank: 14
Scouting Report: 5-foot-10, 160 pounds. Bats and throws right. First time we have seen Walker and he impressed. Was one of the top athletes at the event, and received the most athletic player award at event. At the plate stands tall with open stance, medium stride. Line-drive gap hitter. Good hands to the ball. Gets off balance a little at times. Bat speed was 84 mph off the tee. Can play Infield or outfield. Arm velocity is 84 mph from both positions. Attacks the ball with good fundamentals. Very impressed with his running. Ran a 6.89 60, one of the top times at the event. Player to follow in 2017.

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