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Draft Focus: Travis Demeritte

Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
David Rawnsley        
Published: Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Every weekday leading up to the 2013 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.

Travis Demeritte Perfect Game profile

Position:  3B
Height:  6-1
Weight:  195
Bats/Throws:  R-R
Birthdate:  Sept. 30, 1994
High School:  Winder-Barrow
City, State:  Statham, Ga.
Travel Team:  East Cobb Braves
Commitment: South Carolina
Projected Draft Round:  2-3

The statement below is going to seem a bit ironic in light of some of Travis Demeritte’s history and accomplishments. He was a 2012 Perfect Game All-American and played in the PG All-American Classic last summer. He’s been part of numerous WWBA and BCS national championship teams as part of first the East Cobb Astros and more recently the East Cobb Braves. He’s played in approximately 25 Perfect Game events from Florida to Minnesota to California and Arizona. He’s ranked 36th in the country in the latest PG Class of 2013 rankings and first among all third baseman nationally.

But I personally think he is under recognized and undervalued as a prospect. Breaking it down into different categories, here’s why.

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