Tuesday, June 5, 2012

MLB Draft: MU Recruit Bralin Jackson Drafted by Tampa Bay

OF Bralin Jackson was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 5th round as the 182nd overall pick.   He was picked at pretty much the level he was expected to go.  We'll have to wait and see if he wants to be a Ray or a Tiger.

SimmonsField.com profile of Bralin Jackson

Reviewing Kansas City's Top Area Prospects For The 2012 MLB Draft (SBNation Kansas City)
Baseball America ranked 202nd,Bralin Jackson, Raytown South High School (Raytown, MO) The first position player in the area list, Jackson is another Missouri commit that is still quite raw. The outfielder is a solid all-around player, but he still is a project at the plate.
♦ OF Bralin Jackson (Raytown South HS, MO) is the most prevalent name mentioned in Missouri. Like Ross, Jackson shined at the Area Code Games, where he showcased his plus athleticism and bat speed. Jackson, a Missouri recruit, has the high-end tools to keep him in the mix. (Prep Baseball Report)

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