2016 MLB Draft Scouting Report: Will Smith


Perhaps no player is moving up draft boards quicker than Louisville catcher Will Smith (Photo Courtesy of GoCards.com).

By: Burke Granger

Will Smith – C – Louisville.  6’0″ 192.  Bats: R.  Throws: R.  DOB: March 28, 1995.  Last Drafted:  Never.  


Xavier Musketeers @ Louisville Cardinals.  February 28, 2015, Louisville, KY.

Louisville Cardinals @ Ohio State Buckeyes – April 14, 2015. Columbus, Ohio.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish @ Louisville Cardinals.  March 11, 2016, Louisville, KY.

The Cardinals didn’t need to go far to recruit Will Smith, who went to nearby Kentucky Country Day in Louisville where he was a two time all-state performer.  After managing 77  at bats in 39 games as a freshman, Smith opened this 2015 season batting cleanup behind Corey Ray.

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Mock Drafts: Baseball America & MLB Pipeline

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Tis the season for Mock Drafts, and late last week Baseball America and MLB Pipeline released their latest iterations.

By: Burke Granger

As mentioned a couple weeks ago, Prospect Junkies won’t be doing a Mock Draft this season. As we lead up to first day of the MLB Draft on June 9th, however, we want to use this site as forum to analyze Mock Drafts released by some of the industry leaders to see where we can gain some consensus and where we can examine some deviation.

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