Photo: Stanford

Draft Focus: Alex Blandino

Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Frankie Piliere        
Published: Friday, January 24, 2014


Every weekday leading up to the 2014 MLB Draft, Perfect Game will be providing a scouting profile on a notable draft-eligible prospect.  Stay tuned to Perfect Game and be sure to visit the Draft Page for all of the latest info and reports pertaining to the draft.




Alex Blandino Perfect Game profile

Position:  SS/3B
Height:  6-0
Weight:  190
Bats/Throws:  R-R
Birthdate:  Nov. 6, 1992
College:  Stanford
Hometown:  Palo Alto, Calif.
Previously Drafted:  Athletics '11 (38)
Projected Draft Round:  1S-2

The 2014 MLB Draft class is shaping up to be a deep an eclectic group of players from both the high school and college ranks. If you’re a scouting director you have high risk players to choose from, as well as the safe and reliable college talent that can reach the big leagues in a hurry. One of the most coveted players of that latter group when the spring rolls around should be Stanford infielder Alex Blandino. While he hit a mild speed bump in his sophomore season at Stanford, Blandino has otherwise established himself as one of the nation’s steadiest players.

Players like Blandino typically need to establish a track record in order to get the credit they deserve. While he was drafted out of high school – in the 38th round by the Oakland Athletics – he was clearly not the sought after draft prospect back in 2011 that he is today. That track record was established quickly, however, as Blandino came out and had an outstanding freshman season after electing to attend Stanford. Playing multiple positions on the infield, Blandino hit .294 with eight home runs in 153 at-bats for the Cardinal. And, Blandino wasn’t done just yet, as he was about to introduce himself to every scout in the nation during that summer.


This is PG 'College Baseball Ticket/Insider' Level content. You must be either an Insider, Premium, Scout, or College Baseball Ticket subscriber to read the rest. Want to read more???

Click here for subscription info!



(Already a member? Just log in at the top of the page.)
Recent Related Articles
Area Code Games Day 4 Notes
PG All-American shortstop Adam Hall is enjoying a huge summer highlighted by his three-run bomb on Tuesday at the 2016 Area C... READ 
Area Code Games Day 3 Notes
PG All-American and five-tool talent Jordon Adell had a memorable day at the plate on Monday at the 2016 Area Code Games as D... READ 
Area Code Games Day 2 Notes
PG All-American Hunter Greene continued to show his electric upper-90s heat on Sunday at the 2016 Area Code Games as one of t... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
2017 MLB Draft: Top 100 Prospects
With the completion of the 2016 MLB Draft and the subsequent signing deadline, Perfect Game has assembled a top 100 prospect ... READ 
Area Code Games Day 1 Notes
Unrelated PG All-American outfielders Garrett (p) and Calvin Mitchell stood out at the plate on Saturday as David Rawnsley pr... READ 
East Coast Pro Day 1 Notes
Perfect Game All-American outfielder Cole Brannen stood out in both batting practice and during game action as David Rawnsley... READ 
 



Keywords in this article
       Player Profile Page    Event Page
About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Site Map
Copyright 1994-2016 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.