MLB draft: Best and worst of Day 2
June, 6, 2014
By Christopher Crawford | ESPN.com
Day 2 of the MLB draft has come and gone. It’s not a day that gets a lot of respect, but scouts will tell you that this is a day that can either make or break an organization. That might seem hyperbolic, but that’s how important the draft can be to the success -- or lack thereof -- of a MLB team.
Here’s a look at the best and most questionable selections of Day 2 of the 2014 MLB draft. We'll break it down by division.
Highest upside: Austin DeCarr, RHP, Salisbury (Connecticut) School
New York Yankees (Round 3)
His stock shot up over the past few weeks after touching 96 mph with his fastball, but he was always on scouts' radars because of his ability to throw strikes with all three pitches, the best of which is a curveball that’s a plus offering right now.