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Breaking down the top prep pitchers

Updated: May 30, 2011, 4:10 PM ET
By Jason A. Churchill

The draft is now just a week away and clubs are now having draft meetings. The overwhelming majority of the data has been gathered by the area scouts, and the crosscheckers, scouting directors and even GMs have already been out to get their own final glance at the top prospects. But that doesn't mean any organization has their draft board set yet.

"I've been here eight years," said one crosschecker, "and we've never set ours until the night before or even the morning of the draft. We'll get late information that changes something for us and have to make an adjustment."

Translation: There's a lot of work yet to be done and a lot is unsettled.

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