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Draft Focus: Foster Griffin
Published: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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Foster Griffin Perfect Game profile
Birthdate: July 27, 1995
High School: The First Academy
City, State: Orlando, Fla.
Travel Team: Orlando Scorpions
Projected Draft Round: 1
and especially veteran scouts, consider projection to be a dangerous
but often necessary evaluating tool, to be used sparingly and only
with good reason. Project too much and you better start planning to
work that new non-baseball job with your father-in-law. Don’t
project enough and you won’t get to sign many young and talented
high school lefthander Foster Griffin has had a text book progression
of his talents and is a good lesson in understanding how many
elements come together in a successful, low risk scouting projection.
has the athletic family background and genetics you want to see in a
young prospect. His father, Fred, is a professional golfer, the
director of the Grand Cypress Academy of Golf in Orlando and is
recognized at one of the top golf instructors in the country. The
younger Griffin not surprisingly plays golf in addition to baseball
in high school.
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