All posts by Aman Reaka

Im located in Lawrence Kansas. I partake in private scouting of college and minor league baseball players. I am a season ticket holder for Kansas baseball.

2008 MLB Draft Preview: Wichita State

No. 8 Wichita State Knocks Off Kansas, 7-3

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Senior right fielder Ryne Price hit his seventh home run of the season, while sophomore Paul Smyth struck out five in three innings of work, but it was not enough. Conor Gillaspe’s RBI ground out in the top of the fifth broke a three-all tie and lifted No. 8 Wichita State to a 7-3 triumph over Kansas Tuesday evening at Hoglund Ballpark.

The Shockers improve to 21-3 on the season, while KU falls to 18-13

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Originally posted on RockChalkTalk.com on Tuesday, 4/1

The Shockers have a few top tier draft picks on this team. Several of which id expect to make it to the show (MLB). It isn’t a super deep team when it comes to pro prospects, but what the Shockers do so well is MAKE professional players out of hard working kids. So I would expect for many more to come out of the woodwork as the year progresses and to be there as a prospect next season. Let me go over who I am going to be keeping my eyes on Tuesday. Continue reading

2008 MLB Draft Preview: Texas A&M

Originally posted on Friday, March 28th at www.RockChalkTalk.com

Barret Loux deliversLet me begin by saying that the Aggies have a great offense (.304 team average) with a lot of consistent power through their entire lineup (72 extra base hits and 22 HR thus far). They score a lot of runs (about 7 per game) and steal a lot of bases (38). They really put the pressure on the pitching staff and on the defense. Along with that great offense comes even better pitching (2.97 ERA with almost 9 K’s per game). They are a staff of strikeout pitchers and the bullpen follows suit (2.23 ERA). The Aggies have a nice collection of players that have been drafted and /or will be drafted. Continue reading