“#Five players to watch in abridged 2020 MLB Draft”
June 10, 2020 | 8:01am
Spencer Torkelson, 1B, Arizona State
The righty hitter is widely projected to go first, to the Tigers. A California native, he has homered 48 times in 112 college games.
Austin Martin, 3B/OF, Vanderbilt
No relation to the car Aston Martin, the native of DeLand, Fla. (also the birthplace of Jacob deGrom) has spent time at second base as well as the hot corner and center field with the Commodores.
Asa Lacy, LHP, Texas A&M
“The top arm in the class,” as per MLB.com, the Lone Star State native can throw an above-average fastball, slider and changeup.
Nick Gonzales, 2B, New Mexico State
The Arizona native slugged 12 homers in the first 16 games of his coronavirus-shortened platform season. Like his fellow college players here, he’s a junior.
Zac Veen, OF, Spruce Creek High School (Fla.)
The University of Florida commit, a lefty bat, ranks as the best high school hitter.
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