When MLB releases its list of top 250 prospects for the upcoming draft in a normal year, New England fans might find themselves scrolling through the first 50-100 prospects before stumbling upon the name of a local prospect.
This year, the New England names come fast and furious.
11. Sal Frelick (Lexington, Mass.), Boston College
24. Joshua Baez (Boston, Mass.), Dexter School
26. Ryan Cusick (Sudbury, Mass.), Wake Forest
39. Frank Mozzicato (Manchester, Conn.), East Catholic High
59. Cody Morissette (Exeter, N.H.), Boston College
The names of New England natives keep coming and coming -- seven in the top 100 and 12 in the top 250. If that seems unusual, it’s because it is.