7-13-10: - MaxPreps Junior All-American Baseball Team - J.D. Davis, Elk Grove (Elk Grove, Calif.), All-Purpose - Helped Elk Grove reach the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I championship game and earned All-Metro honors by the Sacramento Bee after batting .483 with 62 RBI, 56 hits, 10 doubles and 8 home runs.
7-25 from: - link - I have him as an above-average straight line runner whose times to first base on a typical swing are more along the lines of average for a left-handed hitter, as he usually takes a pretty healthy cut. I wouldn’t be surprised if he was faster than that post-injury, though, as he finally got a chance to rest up his legs after years of playing both baseball and football almost non-stop.. Above-average to plus raw power. He’s a definite power threat.
7-26 from: - link - Here are some names of draft eligibles for 2011 who have not been mentioned much and are definitely on the radar for 2011 MLB scouting depts. - RHP - Alex Meyer, Kentucky, 6'8 220, has had mediocre college career but still possesses that arm and size to intrigue clubs. Has to progress this coming season.
7-27-10 from: - link - Joe Ross, RHP/3B, Bishop O’Dowd (CA) HS - I haven’t heard anyone mention Ross as an infielder and I agree wholeheartedly he’s a pitcher first. But Ross is an impressive athlete with good hands and fluid defensive actions to go with a smooth righthanded swing. Ross’s 6’3”, 180 lb frame looks like it belongs wherever you want to put it in just about any sport. His loose arm and low-90s fastball are inviting, but I’d at least keep an eye on him as a hitter going into his senior year.
7-27-10 from: - link - Matty Ott (LSU)- He has been one of the best relief pitchers in the Cape Cod Baseball League this summer with 2-0 record in 13 games while accumulating a 0.50 ERA, and holding opponents to a .121 batting average. He has also struck out 16 batters in only 18 innings of work. Ott was impressive as a freshman in the 2009 College World Series, but had a tough 2010 season with the Tigers going 2-4 with a 6.38 ERA as he made 28 appearances while getting eleven saves. If Ott can find his freshman form then the LSU Tigers will be fine next year as they will probably need to replace Anthony Ranaudo, who had a solid summer down the Cape and is expected to sign with the Boston Red Sox in the near future.