Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Draft Focus: Cobi Johnson
Published: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
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Cobi Johnson Perfect Game profile
Birthdate: Nov. 6, 1995
High School: James W. Mitchell
City, State: Holiday, Fla.
Travel Team: FTB Chandler
Commitment: Florida State
Projected Draft Round: 1
first time I saw Florida high school righthanded pitcher Cobi Johnson
was in early October, 2012, at the WWBA Underclass World Championship
in Fort Myers, Fla. Johnson, who was just starting his junior year at
Mitchell High School near Tampa and weighed in at maybe 6-foot-2,
160-pounds, was pitching for FTB Chandler at the Stadium Field at
watching Johnson throw for a couple of innings, I remarked to the
young Perfect Game scout working the game, “If you ever wanted to
know, that’s what a future first round draft pick is supposed to
look like when he’s 16 years old."
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