Prep Baseball Report

Recruiting Essentials Mailbag

Brandon Hall
North Carolina Director of Scouting

As we work to help, educate, and at times guide parents and players through the recruiting process we realize that there are questions.  With each topic we cover, we can uncover areas that players and parents have not experienced, or thought about, within their own process.  To continue to help, we setup our Mailbag email address ([email protected]) so we could address individual questions while keeping our finger on the pulse of the recruiting world.

We are going to dive into the mailbag today.  In an effort to keep the questions coming, we are not going to call out any individuals and we are going to paraphrase some of the emails as several may be working toward the same topic.  Should you have any questions regarding rules or the recruiting process, please feel free to email us and we will work to provide a response in a timely manner.

The Mailbag

Reclassification of high school players has become a hot topic with players bumping up and back a year for various reasons.  Recruiting Essentials covered the topic HERE.  As the article came out, several questions were asked about the draft process and how reclassifying can affect a player’s draft year.

A player that is reclassifying is adjusting their draft status.  In order to be considered for the MLB Amateur Player Draft a player must satisfy one of the following:

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