Photo: UCF

Draft Focus: Eric Skoglund

Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Frankie Piliere        
Published: Friday, May 30, 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.




Eric Skoglund Perfect Game profile

Position:  LHP
Height:  6-7
Weight:  200
Bats/Throws:  L-L
Birthdate: Oct. 26, 1992
College:  UCF
Hometown:  Sarasota, Fla.
Previously Drafted:  Pirates '11 (16)
Projected Draft Round:  2

As we moved moved along with these draft prospect profiles, we’ve noted more than a few times that these players arrive at their elite status from all different angles. They don’t all follow a typical path, and that’s true of UCF lefthander, Eric Skoglund. Many of the players we’ve profiled made names for themselves playing for Team USA, or in the Cape Cod League, Northwoods League or the NECBL. Skoglund, while a known commodity for some time now, didn’t make his name for himself in any of those places. He quietly performed and developed as a prospect in the Florida League last summer, and has carried that over into this spring, as he pieced together a monster season.


This is PG 'College Baseball Ticket/Insider' Level content. You must be either an Insider, Premium, Scout, or College Baseball Ticket 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
2016 MLB Draft: Raw Draft Order
With the end of the 2015 Major League Baseball regular season the raw draft order for the 2016 MLB Draft has been determined ... READ 
2015 Year in Review: MLB Draft
Perfect Game's College Player of the Year Dansby Swanson became the first college shortstop to be selected first overall sinc... READ 
2016 MLB Draft: Top 100 JUCO
We wrap up our updated draft lists with an expanded junior college top prospect list, now 100 deep, with San Jacinto lefthand... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
2016 MLB Draft: Top 150 College
The progression of 2012 PG All-American A.J. Puk during his years playing for the Florida Gators has allowed him to emerge as... READ 
2016 MLB Draft: Top 250 Prospects
We continue to update our draft lists this time turning to the top 250 overall eligible for the 2016 MLB Draft with prep left... READ 
2016 MLB Draft: Raw Draft Order
With the end of the 2015 Major League Baseball regular season the raw draft order for the 2016 MLB Draft has been determined ... READ 
 



Keywords in this article
       Player Profile Page    Event Page
What's Happening
About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Site Map
Copyright 1994-2016 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.