Not a member yet?
Subscribe Now!



Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Draft Focus: Nick Gordon
David Rawnsley        
Published: Friday, January 17, 2014


Every weekday leading up to the 2014 MLB Draft, Perfect Game will be providing a scouting profile on a notable draft-eligible prospect.  Stay tuned to Perfect Game and be sure to visit the Draft Page for all of the latest info and reports pertaining to the draft.




Nicholas Gordon Perfect Game profile

Position:  SS/RHP
Height:  6-2
Weight:  170
Bats/Throws:  L-R
Birthdate:  Oct. 24, 1995
High School:  Olympia
City, State:  Windermere, Fla.
Travel Team:  FTB Chandler
Commitment:  Florida State
Projected Draft Round:  1

There is an element of the baseball community that says once a player has the attention of the scouts, has his national ranking and has his college commitment, there really isn’t any reason for him to hustle around and play at national level events.

Fortunately that is a very small element in the game at this level. The reality is that baseball is a game of repetitions and learning, and the only way you get better is by playing as often as possible against players of your talent level or better.

No player in the 2014 class has ascribed as enthusiastically and completely, and benefited as much, to the 'play as much as you can' path than Nicholas Gordon.


This is Insider Level content. You must be a subscriber to read the rest. Want to read more???

Click here for subscription info!



(Already a member? Just log in at the top of the page.)
Recent Related Articles
Draft Decision: College or Pros?
Rick Allen from Informed Athlete provides valuable insight to players that were drafted this past year that may still be deci... READ 
Tournament of Stars notes
Jason Groome continued to impress with a dominant performance at the 2015 Tournament of Stars in Cary, N.C. David Rawnsley pr... READ 
2015 MLB Draft Impressions
With the completion of the 2015 MLB Draft Andrew Krause identifies some of the top efforts at first glance, including the Hou... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
MLB Draft Prospects: 1-100
2014 PG All-American Brendan Rodgers continues to hold onto his position as the No. 1 prospect eligible for the 2015 MLB Draf... READ 
2015 MLB Draft Preview Content
Perfect Game has launched its unrivaled coverage of the 2015 draft. Links to top prospect lists, reports, blogs, mock drafts,... READ 
2015 MLB Mock Draft Version 1
While the Arizona Diamondbacks are doing their homework on just about every and any player that could go No. 1 overall, it's ... READ 
 



Keywords in this article
       Player Profile Page    Event Page