Rangers continue to grab outfielders
|Rangers assistant GM Thad Levine talks about the newest members of the Texas Rangers organization. He also gives insight on the challenges of competing with big name colleges to convince guys to sign contracts.
ESPN.com ranked Jarmon, a 6-foot-1, 193-pound high school quarterback, at No. 92 in its top 100. Here's part of what the scouting report:
Jarmon led his school's football team to the state championship as a quarterback, but has outstanding upside on the diamond, leading to a commitment to South Carolina and the possibility of pro ball even though he's still raw as a hitter and fielder. Jarmon's raw tools are plus almost across the board thanks to his quick-twitch athleticism, but getting to them will be his issue.You can read more about Jarmon here (Insider)
Some local prospects were also drafted in the second round:
* RHP Teddy Stankiewicz from Fort Worth Christian School (Mets, 75th overall)
* SS Spencer Edwards from Rockwall High School (Rays, 88th overall)
* OF Austin Aune from Argyle High School (Yankees, 89th overall)
* RHP Jake Thompson from Rockwall-Heath High School (Tigers, 91st overall)
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