By: Burke Granger
Matt Thaiss – C – Virginia. 6’0″ 195. Bats: L. Throws: R. DOB: May 6, 1995. Last Drafted: 2013 (Boston Red Sox – 32nd Round).
Thaiss was twice named First-Team All-State out of Jackson Memorial High School (N.J.) before the Red Sox selected him in the 32nd round in the 2013 draft. Rather than signing, Thaiss elected show up on campus in Charlottesville.