FIU Slugger Tyler Townsend Emerges as High Pick

Draft : : Blog
Anup Sinha        
Published: Sunday, May 17, 2009

BOCA RATON, FL- The college crop is comparatively weak in Florida this year, but there have been a handful of players from smaller D1 and D2 schools who have emerged as prospects.  Florida International University has one such late riser in Tyler Townsend, their starting rightfielder whose powerful lefthanded bat has drawn the attention of national-level scouts and will likely put him in the first three rounds.

I drove to Florida Atlantic to watch FAU host their Sun Belt Conference rivals for the final game of the season on Saturday (May 16th, 2009).  FIU had already clinched a spot in the tournament, but FAU was hoping to salvage their chances with a win.


This is Insider Level content. You must be a 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
2017 MLB Draft Order
With the Baltimore Orioles re-signing free agent slugger Mark Trumbo the 2017 MLB Draft order has been finalized. READ 
2016 Year in Review: MLB Draft
As part of the 2016 Year in Review series we take a look at the top MLB Draft related stories from the past year, which inclu... READ 
2019 MLB Draft: Top 100 Prospects
Overall top 100 player rankings are now available for the 2019 MLB Draft and are currently led by Bobby Witt Jr., son of the ... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
2019 MLB Draft: Top 100 Prospects
Overall top 100 player rankings are now available for the 2019 MLB Draft and are currently led by Bobby Witt Jr., son of the ... READ 
2017 MLB Draft Order
With the Baltimore Orioles re-signing free agent slugger Mark Trumbo the 2017 MLB Draft order has been finalized. READ 
2016 Year in Review: MLB Draft
As part of the 2016 Year in Review series we take a look at the top MLB Draft related stories from the past year, which inclu... READ 
 

About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Site Map
Copyright 1994-2017 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.