The GCL Pirates beat the GCL Blue Jays 9-8 today in a game that featured 28 hits, including 12 extra base hits. Today was the first time I had a chance to see first round pick Austin Meadows and 14th round pick Nick Buckner. I've got thoughts on those two players below, along with thoughts on first rounder Reese McGuire, who I've seen several times now.
Austin Meadows went 1-for-4 today.
Meadows went 1-for-4 on the day with a single. He just missed his first home run in his final at-bat, crushing one over the tall right-field fence that was just foul by a few feet. He showed some speed down the line to first base, and was able to reach after a swinging strikeout on a breaking ball that got past the catcher. Meadows had two strikeouts on the day, and one of them came...
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