MLB Draft


They have no idea how he’ll turn out, but the White Sox know exactly what they’re getting with the third overall pick in Thursday’s draft.


Michael Conforto (OF), Oregon State

6'1" | 211 lbs

2014 stats (may be incomplete): 56 G, .351/.506/.557, 15 2B, 2 3B, 7 HR, 50 R, 55 RBI, 51 BB, 35 K


Nick Gordon (SS), Olympia High School (Orlando, Fla.)

6'2" | 170 lbs


Aaron Nola (RHP), LSU

6'1" | 196 lbs

2014 stats (may be incomplete): 16 GS, 116.1 IP, 1.47 ERA, 69 H, 27 BB, 134 K, 4 HR

Scouting report:


The Cubs won’t have a slam-dunk decision to make with the No. 4 overall pick, but they should have a good answer to this question: Does this guy have any idea what he’s getting into?