June 09, 2017

They’ve been linked to University of North Carolina righty J.B. Bukauskas, but his stock is falling. Meanwhile, there’s a wide variance in the assumptions of where Beck could go; the aforementioned mockers have placed him as high as fifth and as low as 26th. The athletic, 5'11", 175-pounder has one of the best collections of tools in this draft, headlined by his arm and speed rather than his bat. A torn ACL and meniscus, which prevented him from playing the showcase circuit last summer, gives him a shorter history of success with wooden bats, particularly relative to the crowd of prep outfielders in this class.

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