Triston Casas- 2018 Draft #26 overall

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Now that is a kid who is swinging with an uppercut. I like the pick. Seems confident, he's young and coachable, he's a big boy and will just get stronger. Potential to mash from 1B in 3 or 4 years.
 

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One of those videos says he weighed 240 when he was 13 and has kept the same weight for the last 5 years. I liked the Freddie Freeman comp.
 

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That's a pretty cool and really high level promo video for a high school kid. Is that the norm for kids coming out of prep schools these days? I know American Heritage has a really strong academic reputation, but are they a sports/baseball powerhouse? It seems he's had top notch training and coaching already, judging by some of the speakers in that video. It's almost like all the building blocks are in place and the only thing left to project is his age. It's a stark contrast to some of the "projects" that we see taken.
 

The Allented Mr Ripley

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Casas signs:

The Red Sox today signed 2018 MLB Draft first-round selection Triston Casas, an 18-year-old third baseman out of American Heritage High School in Plantation, Fla.

Casas was expected to agree on a contract for the full slot value of the 26th overall pick -- $2,552,800, a source tells MLB.com.
Casas, who was the 26th overall selection in the Draft, will report to the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Red Sox.
 

Mike F

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Well it clear that "yon Casas has a lean and Hungary, but not fundless look."
 

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According to Sox prospects he apparently left today’s game with an injury.
 

patoaflac

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Curious name. Triste means sad and triston is used as: sort of sad, and casas is houses. Expecting he makes opposing pitchers very tristes and not us.
 

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back to back games with HRs. He's up to .270/.346/.515 for the year. For May: .326/.398/.651 with 7 HRs.
 

oumbi

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Soxprospects latest rankings has Casas as the #1 prospect since Chavis is up with Boston. And as a side note, Dalbec is #2 and Duran is now #3, jumping up from #13.

Casas now has 9 home runs.