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Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Draft Focus: Michael Conforto
Frankie Piliere        
Published: Friday, May 16, 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.




Michael Conforto Perfect Game profile

Position:  OF
Height:  6-2
Weight:  217
Bats/Throws:  L-R
Birthdate: March 1, 1993
College:  Oregon State
Hometown:  Woodinville, Wash.
Previously Drafted:  Never drafted
Projected Draft Round:  1

If there’s a theme to be noted in this draft class, aside from the depth of high school pitching, you can’t help but point to the stockpile of lefthanded college sluggers. As we’ve noted before, and we’ll make note of it again, there is still a lack of premium position hitters, but there’s no shortage whatsoever if you’re looking to draft a good old fashioned lefty masher. If you can’t land Kyle Schwarber, then you could turn to Casey Gillaspie (a switch hitter) or A.J. Reed. Then, of course, there is the lefty slugger with perhaps the best track record of them all, Michael Conforto.



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