Great 3X Velocity Camp this weekend! We had an MLB Scout attending the camp and I asked him if he could give me a list of the top 10 projectable qualities Major League Baseball scouts look for in a pitcher. He was happy to help and I decided to get this information to you in this article.
If you are looking to play this game at a professional level then you need to understand what the professional level expects of you. After you read this list below on the top 10 projectable qualities MLB scouts look for when drafting a pitcher you will learn that performance on the mound has very little to do with it. It makes perfect sense because all scouts are definitely not hoping that when they find that diamond in the ruff, that he has seen his best days. They want an open canvas, with tons of potential, that they can mold, create and tap into.
In this article, I will go over some of the major misconceptions of what Major League Baseball scouts are looking for in pitchers and then I will give you the top 10 list that was given to me by an MLB scout for a team I can not mention. Let’s just say it starts with a B! You will also learn how the 3X programs where built to help develop most of these projectable qualities that scouts are looking for in a pitcher. [Read more…]