Tag: Amateur Draft

Ravens Select Seymour

Brandon Seymour, a center fielder with the Mass Bay Law College Maulers in the Can-Am College league, has become the first position player selected in this year’s entry draft. He was selected 5th overall by the Minneapolis Ravens, using their compensation pick.

The Ravens had been awarded the compensation pick for failing to sign Dan Mott last year in their 4th overall selection. Mott was selected 3rd overall this year by the California Tidals. Continue reading “Ravens Select Seymour”

Western’s Payton Bint Selected by Detroit in Draft

Payton Bint, a first baseman with the Western Mustangs, has become the first Canadian Intercollegiate Sports affiliated college player to be drafted into the Bull League after the Detroit Motorheads took him in the first round today.

Big P, who hails from nearby Chatham-Kent, Ontario, is an exceptionally talented player by many accounts, and should he agree to a deal the Motorheads will immediately see their odds of a championship in the near future improve. Continue reading “Western’s Payton Bint Selected by Detroit in Draft”

Deputies Draft Mass Bay’s Horsley

The Dallas Deputies have chosen Matt Horsley as their first round selection in the entry draft this year, the club announced today.

Horsley, who was a starting pitcher for Mass Bay Law College in the Can-Am College League for the past two seasons, is considered by many to be a superb groundballer with a bright future in the Bull League. Continue reading “Deputies Draft Mass Bay’s Horsley”

Canada’s Dan Mott Chosen in 1st Round of Draft by Tidals

The California Tidals have selected Canadian Dan Mott as their first-round pick in the 2018 Bull League draft, it has been announced today. The 23-year-old from Longueuil, Quebec, played for the Fraser Valley Preservers in 2017, and failed to sign with the Ravens organization after being picked 4th overall in 2017.

Mott, normally a closer, is popular among Canadian fans, and was named 2017 Summer College Tournament’s Best Pitcher after Canada won the tournament, and he went 2-1 with a 2.51 ERA over 14.1 innings – including two starts. Continue reading “Canada’s Dan Mott Chosen in 1st Round of Draft by Tidals”

Toronto Picks Keeley Sewell in Round 1

The Toronto Nomads, who missed out on a first round pick in last year’s entry draft, have selected Washington State Cougars ace Keeley Sewell in the first round of the 2018 Bull League draft.

The 21-year-old right-hander was dominant in the PAC-12 Conference, crafting an ERA of 1.87 to lead pitchers in the conference this year.  He fanned 105 batters through the season, putting him behind only T.J. Burlingame of USC, who tallied 112. Continue reading “Toronto Picks Keeley Sewell in Round 1”

2018 Draft Order Tentatively Set

With the books closed on 2017, the off-season action is sure to heat up. But also, teams will start looking towards the 2018 draft for their next crop of young stars.

While the amateur draft is still several months away, here is an early look at next year’s draft order, and an analysis of the potential rising or falling of those franchises. Continue reading “2018 Draft Order Tentatively Set”