Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Draft Focus: Braxton Davidson
Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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Braxton Davidson Perfect Game profile
Birthdate: June 18, 1996
High School: T.C. Roberson
City, State: Arden, N.C.
Travel Team: Dirtbags
Commitment: North Carolina
Projected Draft Round: 1
Davidson became the third player in 10 years from T.C. Roberson High
School in Asheville, North Carolina to be named a Perfect Game
All-American. He joined speedy center fielder Cameron Maybin (2004)
and slick fielding shortstop Justin Jackson (2006) in that honor, and
both went on to become first round draft picks.
also projects to be a first round draft choice but with a totally
different tool set than the other two middle of the field athletes. A
strong case can be made that Davidson, who is a corner outfielder and
first baseman, is the best all-around hitter in the 2014 class,
combining enormous power, a well-developed hit tool and the ability
to take pitches and reach base.
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