Monday, March 6, 2017

Scouting the 2017 Draft: Brendon Little

Brendon Little, LHP, State College of Florida(JC).  6'2", 215 lbs.

2016 Cape Cod League:  1-0, 3.68, 22 IP, 7 BB, 29 K.
2017 JC:  1-0, 1.69, 32 IP, 15 BB, 55 K.

If you are looking for a guy the Giants might like a whole lot more than other organizations and would be willing to reach for, look not further than Brendon Little.  The Giants have already drafted him once, in round 36 out of HS knowing he had a strong commitment to Univ. of North Carolina.  They were just "marking their territory" so to speak.  Little tried to make some adjustments in his mechanics and ended up with control problems and he only pitched 4 innings his freshman year at UNC.  Frustrated, he transferred to State College of Florida where his manager is none other than former Giants RHP Don Robinson!  Before enrolling at St Col of Fla, Little stopped off in Cape Cod where he put up dominant secondary numbers and sat 93-96 MPH which prompted one scout to call him the best pitching prospect in the CCL.  His curveball has been called a "hammer curve" and is a putaway pitch with a sharp downward break.  So....1.  Previous Giants draft pick.  2.  Cape Cod League star.  3.  Former Giant pitcher is his manager.  I'll go out on a limb and say the Giants are aware of who this guy is and really like him a lot.


DrB's Updated 2017 Draft Board:

1.  Jordan Adell, OF, HS.
2.  Mark Vientos, SS, HS.
3.  Hunter Greene, RHP, HS.
4.  Alex Faedo, RHP, College(Florida)
5.  JB Bakauskas, RHP, College(North Carolina).
6.  Brendan McKay, LHP, College(Louisville).
7.  Seth Romero, LHP, College(Houston).
8.  Brady McConnell, SS, HS.
9. Royce Lewis, SS/OF, HS.
10. Trevor Rogers, LHP, HS.
11. Alex Lange, RHP, College(LSU).
12. Kyle Wright, RHP, College(Vanderbilt).
13.  Tanner Houck, RHP, College(Missouri).
14.  Jeren Kendall, OF, College(Vanderbilt).
15.  BRENDON LITTLE, JC(State College of Florida).
16.  Alex Scherff, RHP, HS.
17.  Hans Crouse, RHP, HS.
18.  DL Hall, LHP, HS.
19.  Jacob Heatherly, LHP, HS.
20.  Calvin Mitchell, OF, HS.
21.  Conor Uselton, OF, HS.
22.  Garrett Mitchell, OF, HS.
23.  Michael Gigliotti,OF, College(Lipscomb).
24.  Pavin Smith, 1B, College(Virginia).
25.  Jake Burger, 3B, College(Missouri St.).
26.  Cole Brannen, OF, HS.
27.  Evan Skoug, C, College(TCU).
28.  Colton Hock, RHP, College(Stanford).
29.  Mackenzie Gore, LHP, HS.
30.  Nick Allen, SS, HS.
31.  Blayne Enlow, RHP, HS.
32. Hagen Danner, RHP, HS.
33. Alejandro Toral, 1B, HS.
34.  Quentin Holmes, OF, HS.
35.  Corbin Martin, RHP, College(Texas A&M).
36.  JJ Schwarz, C, College(Florida).
37.  Tristan Beck, RHP, College(Stanford).

1 comment:

  1. Nice to see that you took my comments on Colten Hock seriously. LOL