Sorry to double up on you guys, but here’s some more draft coverage stuff. The Yankees usually like to take a few local guys at some point during the draft, so let’s take a look at what New Jersey, New York and Connecticut have to offer this year.
Aside from UConn kids, Jersey probably has the two best area talents. Carl Thomore (OF, East Brunswick HS) has one great tool which is power. Before a gruesome injury dislocating his ankle he was a plus runner but now is just average. He’s a hard worker, aggressive and has an average arm. Ideally, he’ll be an average to above average hitter in LF. Kevin Comer (RHP, Tabernacle HS) is a big 6’4”, 210 specimen that’s been a bit inconsistent. Usually he sits in the low 90s, shows a good 12-6 curveball and the feelings of a changeup. Committed to Vanderbilt, he may just go to school and get drafted higher in about 3 years.… Click here to read the rest