Defensive Indifference Ep. 02.08 — Deep Draft Dive and SAL Notes

Featured Photo: Mike Vasil, RHP, Boston College (Wellesley, Mass.)

In Episode 02.08 of Defensive Indifference: A 2080 Baseball Podcast, Nick J. Faleris and Burke Granger discuss Mike Vasil’s announcement to withdraw from the 2018 MLB Draft, then dig into eight names outside of the top couple rounds that you should know. In Segment 2, Adam McInturff shares his notes from his recent SAL swing through Lexington, covering some interesting prospects in the Braves and Royals systems.

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Segment 1
00:01:00 – Mike Vasil (RHP, Boston College (Wellesley, Mass.) announces withdraw from draft.
00:09:30 – JJ Schwarz (C, Univ. Florida).
00:15:00 – Robert Neustrom (OF, Univ. of Iowa).
00:20:00 – Bryce Montes De Oca (RHP, Univ. of Missouri).
00:25:30 – John Malcolm (1B, Detroit Country Day (West Bloomfield, Mich.)).
00:30:30 – Jake Mangum (OF, Mississippi State).
00:39:00 – Trey Dillard (RHP, San Jacinto JC (Texas)).
00:44:00 – Cory Acton (2B, American Heritage (Plantation, Fla.)).
00:48:30 – Michael Flynn (RHP, Arizona).

Segment 2
00:53:15 – Lexington Trip Overview.
00:59:00 – MJ Melendez (C, Royals (Class A Lexington)).
01:10:00 – Carlos Hernandez (RHP, Royals (Class A Lexington)).
01:20:00 – William Contreras (C, Braves (Class A Rome)).
01:26:30 – Freddy Tarnok (RHP, Braves (Class A Rome)) and projecting prep arms.