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Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Draft Focus: Nick Howard
Frankie Piliere        
Published: Thursday, February 27, 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.




Nick Howard Perfect Game profile

Position:  RHP/3B
Height:  6-4
Weight:  215
Bats/Throws:  R-R
Birthdate:  April 6, 1993
College:  Virginia
Hometown:  Olney, Md.
Previously Drafted:  Never drafted
Projected Draft Round:  2

If a scout had to pick only one college baseball team to watch in 2014, a very large percentage of them would likely choose to spend their time following the University of Virginia. Led by middle of the lineup talent like Derek Fisher and Brandon Downes, and also led by a pitching staff anchored by elite 2015 draft talent, Nathan Kirby, it might be easy to overlook someone like Nick Howard. But, so far this spring, he’s been showing scouts many of the same things that opened eyes late in the summer in the Cape Cod League.


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